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Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea
by Bandi and Deborah Smith (trans.)
Published by: Grove Press
, 2017
Paperback, 8vo, 248pp. As New condition.
Book #106654
Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the struggle for Great Power Among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese During the Early Middle Ages.
by Beckwith, Christopher I.
Published by: Princeton University Press
, 1987
Paperback, 8vo, 281pp with index. A couple light creases at lower corner of front cover, else Near Fine. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #102012
Nation Work. Asian Elites and National Identities
by Brook, Timothy and Andre Schmid
Published by: University of Michigan
, 2003
Paperback, 8vo, 270pp with index. Spine slightly faded, else fine condition.
Book #107310
Journey to Lhasa and Central Tibet. New Edition
by Das, Sarat Chandra, W.W. Rockhill (ed.)
Published by: John Murray
, 1904
Original publisher's maroon cloth with tibetan symbols on front cover and spine, xvi, 368pp. top edge gilt. Frontis., 4 foldout colored plans, large foldout color map at end, numerous photographic plates throughout. Inner hinges mildly cracked, binding solid, former owner's bookplate, prelims toned, edges foxed. Very Good overall.
Book #103994
My Journey to Lhasa. The Personal Story of the Only White Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City.
by David-Neel, Alexandra
Published by: Harper & Brothers Publishers
, 1927
Stated 1st edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 310pp. Pictorial color pastedowns on front and rear boards. Illustrated front endpaper shows map of Central Asia. Photographic frontispiece portrait of the author and b&w; photographic plates throughout. Glue stains on paper spine label. Minor edgewear. Corners worn. Binding is solid. Light foxing to the preliminary pages and some page edges. Half title page starting, but secure.
Book #103976
Prehistory of Sri Lanka. An Ecological Perspective. Memoir Volume 8 Parts I & II (Two Volumes)
by Deraniyagala, S. U.
Published by: Department of Archaeological Survey
, 1993
Hardcover, 4to. Two volumes (volume 8, parts I and II). Inscribed and signed by author on FFEP of Part I. 813 pp with index. Bookplates on verso of FFEPs. Mild bumping to corners, else Near Fine in like dj. DJs have mild dust soiling and edgewear. Protected in Mylar. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #92326
Peoples of Pakistan an Ethnic History
by Gankovsky, Yu. V.
Published by: People's Publishing House
, 1973
Hardcover, 8vo, 247 pp with index. Moderate toning to pages. POS on FFEP and bookplate on verso of FFEP. Else FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. DJ has mild rubbing, edgewear to extremities, else VG. Price not clipped. Protected in Mylar. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #92999
Thai Art and Culture: Historic manuscripts from Western Collections
by Ginsburg, Henry
Published by: British Library
, 2000
Hardcover, 4to. 138pp; color illus throughout. Fine in like dust jacket. Protected in Mylar.
Book #27356
South Asian Archaeology. Papers from the First International Conference of South Asian Archaeologists Held in the University of Cambridge
by Hammond, Norman [Ed.]
Published by: Noyes Press
, 1973
Hardcover, 8vo, 308pp. with index. Copious b/w images. POS on ffep, bookplate on ffep verso. Dj backstrip sunned. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.
Book #90943
Silk Road. Velikii Shelkovyi Put.
by Hansen, Valeri
Published by: Tsentropoligraf
, 2014
Hardcover, 8vo, 476pp. Russian language edition. A few black and white illustrations. Minor bump and two small tears at head of spine. Else near fine.
Book #107592
Silk Road. Velikii Shelkovyi Put
by Hansen, Valerie
Published by: Tsentropoligraf
, 2014
Hardcover, 8vo, 475pp. Russian language edition. Two small tears at head of spine, else Fine condition.
Book #107487
Mani-Rimdu Sherpa Dance-Drama
by Jerstad, Luther G.
Published by: University of Washington Press
, 1969
Hard cover, 8vo., 192pp. with index. Book written by one of the first Americans to climb Mount Everest, and signed with author's inscription reading, "with best wishes for an enjoyable Everest trek." Faint bumping to board corners. Else VERY GOOD + in like dust jacket. DJ has light dust soiling to rear panel, mild edgewear to corners and spine extremities. Price not clipped. Protected in Mylar. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #77585
South Asia. Selective Studies of The Essential Geography of India, Pakistan, and Ceylon.
by Johnson, B. L. C.
Published by: Heinemann Educational
, 1971
Hardcover, small 4to. B&W; photos and figures throughout. 164 pp with index. Previous owner's name stamp on front free endpaper and bookplate on verso. Mild bumping to board corners. Else VG+ in like dust jacket. DJ has a few small tears and chips at edges. Price clipped.
Book #92278
Opening of Tibet. An Account of Lhasa and the Country and People of Central Tibet and the Progress of the Mission Sent There By the English Government in the Year 1903-4.
by Landon, Perceval
Published by: Doubleday, Page & Co.
, 1905
1st edition. Hardcover, 4to, 484pp. Tipped-in color illustrated frontispiece, tissue-guarded. Numerous b/w photograph plates throughout. Top edge gilt. Mild bumping to board corners and spine extremities. Cloth is lightly soiled. Very Good+.
Book #103988
Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006
by Luong, Hy V.
Published by: University of Hawai'i Press
, 2010
Paperback, 8vo, 333pp with index. Some b/w photographs throughout. Price sticker remainder on rear cover, else FINE. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #100716
Land of the Lama. A Description of a Country of Contrasts & of Its Cheerful, Happy-Go-Lucky People of Hardy Nature & Curious Customs; Their Religion, Ways of Living, Trade & Social Life.
by MacDonald, David
Published by: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited
, 1929
1st edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 283pp with index. Fold-out map at rear of volume. All plates present. Mild soiling to covers. Toning to spine. Offset toning to front flyleaf. Private library bookplate and small bookseller's label affixed to front pastedown. Very Good+.
Book #104108
Modern History of Hindostan. Comprehending That of the Greek Empire of Bactria, and Other Great Asiatic Kingdoms, Bordering on Its Western Frontier. Commencing at the Period of the Death of Alexander
by Maurice, Thomas
Published by: Printed for the Author By W. Bulmer
, 1802
Leather Bound
First edition. 2 vol. set. 1802-03. 3/4 calf & marbled boards. Rebound with new epp, leather labels, 5 raised bands. Vol I in 2 parts w/2 title pages. Large folding hand-colored map, 508 pp. Vol II, 2 parts + supplement, 674 pp, I engraved plate. Old library stamp on top & bottom edges, no other markings. Else fine.
Book #93615
Where Asia Smiles. An Ethnography of Philippine Tourism
by Ness, Sally Ann
Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press
, 2003
Paperback, 8vo, 300pp with index. Sunning to spine and spine edge, else fine condition.
Book #107316
Histoire Moderne Des Chinois, Des Japonnois, Des Indiens, Des Persans, Des Turcs, Des Russiens, &c.; Tome Quatrieme. Histoire Des Indiens. Seconde Partie Indiens Etablis Entre le Gange et l' Indus
by Rollin
Published by: Desaint
, 1765
First edition. Cont. calf, 5 raised bands, leather label, marbled epp, edges stained red, small 8vo, viii, 486pp, 5pp. Approbation & errata. Text in French. Joints moderately cracked, but secure, corners and spine extremeties moderately worn, light dampstain to edge of pages at bottom corner, internally unmarked, binding sound. VG-.
Book #73302
Kyrgyz and Their Reed Screens
by Sommer, John L.
Published by: Published By Author
, 1996
Hardcover, 4to. Color and B&W; photographs. Author signed on title page. 168 pp with glossary. FINE in near fine dust jacket. DJ spine panel faded, else FINE.
Book #88567
Physical Anthropology of Ceylon
by Stoudt, Howard W.
Published by: Colombo Museum
, 1961
Stiff card wraps, small 4to, 180pp with index. Ceylon National Museums' Ethnographic Series Publications No. 2. A few b/w images throughout. Stamp on front cover and ffep, light foxing and soiling to wraps, mild bumping at corners and spine extremities, else VG. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #91956
Introduction to the Arts of Thailand
by Van Beek, Steve & Luca Invernizzi Tettoni
Published by: Travel Publishing Asia Limited
, 1985
Hardcover, 4to. 220 pp, profusely illustrated in b/w & color. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Dust jacket has mild edgewear, else fine.
Book #66307
Four Little Dragons The Spread of Industrialization in East Asia
by Vogel, Ezra F.
Published by: Harvard University Press
, 1991
Hardcover, 8vo, 138 pp. Slight fade to top edge of boards. Else FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. DJ has mild edgewear, price clipped. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #74980
Among the Himalayas
by Waddell, L. A.
Published by: Archibald Constable & Co.
, 1899
1st edition. Pictorial blue cloth-covered boards, large 8vo, 452pp with index. Top edge gilt. Color fold-out map at rear in fine condition. . Numerous b/w photographs including frontispiece, b/w illustrations by A. D. McCormick. Mild rubbing to covers. Light bumping to corners. Private bookplate and small bookseller's label affixed to front pastedown. Offset toning to front flyleaf and rear endpaper. Moderate foxing to preliminary pages. No dust jacket. Very Good condition.
Book #104105
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