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Islamic Modernism in India and Pakistan 1857-1964.

By: AHMAD, Aziz.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Royal Institute of International Affairs / Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 34696


Reprint. 294pp. Green cloth. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Triad Societies : western accounts of the history, sociology and linguistics of Chinese secret societies [in six volumes].

By: BOLTON, Kingsley & Christopher Hutton (eds).

Price: $1,650.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2000

Seller ID: 33486


Six volumes. [I] Selected writings, edited by Kingsley Bolton & Christopher Hutton. [II] Thian Ti Hwui: the Hung-League or Heaven-Earth-League. A secret society with the Chinese in China and India, by Gustave Schlegel. [III] Part 1: Freemasonry in China, by Herbert A. Giles. Part 2: The Triad Society or Heaven and Earth Association, by William Stanton. [IV] The Hung Society, or the Society of Heaven and Earth, by J.S.M. Ward and W.G. Stirling. [V] Triad and Tabut: a surv... View more info

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The East-India Register and Directory for 1830...

By: BROWN, G.H. & F. Clark (eds)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Printed by J.L. Cox [and] sold by Parbury, Allen & Co and Whittaker, Treacher & Arnot: 1830

Seller ID: 32068


Verso of title bears the signature of F. Clark under the heading 'Copies of this work that have not the signature of one of the editors are spurious'. Duodecimo. lxxiii (including two folding tables), 564pp (543-64pp being related advertisements). Full contemporary calf, raised bands and gilt title on spine; the spine and extremities rubbed and a little faded, some light marks on the boards. The tinted edges a trifle silverfished, a little foxing on the endpapers otherwi... View more info

CHINESE LOVE POEMS. From Most Ancient to Modern Times.

By: China:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, New York, Peter Pauper Press.: 1954

Seller ID: 8441


Decorations by Paul McPharlin. 89pp, illus. Dec papered boards (a little dusty). A strip of offsetting on and 3 small holes in front hinge. Very good. View more info

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Myths and Legends of Japan.

By: DAVIS, F. Hadland.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 35547


With 32 full-page illustrations by Evelyn Paul. 8vo. xii, 432pp, 32 plates. Tipped-in slip from the Waverley Book Co indicating this is a subscriber's edition. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt (slight damp mark near head of spine and some darkening of the cloth at head and tail of lower board). Top edges tinted dark green, the others uncut. The paper is browned early and late and in the margins throughout, but clean. A good copy. View more info

Dupleix and Clive : the beginnings of empire.

By: DODWELL, Henry.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1920

Seller ID: 29575


xx, 278pp. Original green cloth, extremities a little rubbed and spine slightly faded. Edges, endpapers and title-page a little spotted, otherwise clean. Good+. View more info

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Asiatic Mythology : a detailed description and explanation of the mythologies of Asia.

By: HACKIN, J. et al.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: nd

Seller ID: 33288


With 16 plates in colour and 354 other illustrations. Large 4to. 460pp. Quarter cloth and papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges and endpapers a trifle spotted. Ownership inscription of the novelist Christopher Koch, 1978, and with his characteristic underlining on a few pages of the Indo-China chapter. View more info

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Dragon Ascending : Vietnam and the Vietnamese.

By: KAMM, Henry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade: 1996

Seller ID: 33263


304pp, b&w plates. Quarter-bound in papered boards with dustwrapper. Long gift inscription on front endpaper, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1559703067 View more info

Adventures to China : Americans in the Southern Oceans 1792-1812.

By: KIRKER, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 9548


192pp, b/w plates, map eps. Cloth (some small marks) with d/w (spine faded). Owner's name on ffep. Very good. View more info

A Compendium of the East, being an account of voyages to the Grand Indies made by the Sieur Jean de Lacombe, of Quercy, fromerly Captain at Arms in the service of the Company of the Indies of Holland.

By: LACOMBE, Jean de.

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Golden Cockerel Press: 1937

Seller ID: 23204


Now published for the first time (from the Bordeaux manuscript of 1681) in an English translation by Stephanie and Denis Clarke. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Ashley Gibson. Contemporary engravings of the principal places visited reproduced from Schultzen's Ost-Indische Reyse (Amsterdam, 1676). The edition limited to 300 copies printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's hand-made paper: this is no 277. 4to. 209pp, 6 double page plates (one a reproduction of t... View more info

Personal Narrative of occurrences during Lord Elgin's second embassy to China in 1860.

By: LOCH, Henry Brougham (Lord Loch), the late.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1900

Seller ID: 30350


Third edition, with illustrations, and a preface by Lady Loch. 8vo. xii, 186pp, folding map, frontis portrait of the author, 2 b& w plates. Original cloth, extremities a little rubbed and corners a little bumped, slight soiling, plate removed from the upper board, but scarcely noticeable. Edges slightly dusty, clean inside. Bookplate of the Victoria League of Victoria. on front free endpaper. A good to very good copy. View more info

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Sihanouk : prince of light, prince of darkness.

By: OSBORNE, Milton.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1994

Seller ID: 33260


xii, 283pp, b&w illustrations, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 1863736425 ***Author's inscription on title page: 'For Christopher [Koch] with admiration and the warmest wishes for the success of 'Roads'. Milton, Sydney June 1994'. Koch's name is at the top corner of the front endpaper. View more info

Fort St. George Madras : a short history of our first possession in India.

By: PENNY, Mrs Frank.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 29572


With pen and ink sketches by the author and other illustrations. xviii, 244pp, frontis and 19 plates. Original red cloth, spine faded, a little light flecking, extremities a trifle rubbed. Top edges gilt. Some foxing early and late but a clean copy. Good to very good View more info

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Ruins of Desert Cathay : personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China.

By: STEIN, M. Aurel

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1912

Seller ID: 33217


With numerous illustrations, colour plates, panoramas and maps from original surveys. Two volumes. Small 4to. [I] xxxviii, 546pp, plates I-V (3 folding panoramas, 2 coloured lithographs with titled tissue guards), large folding map, photographic plates 1-154; lacking the coloured frontis (the titled tissue guard is present). [II] xxii, 518pp (last blank), frontis portrait of the author, plates VI-XIII (3 folding panoramas, 5 coloured lithographs with titled tissue guards... View more info

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The Land in Between : the Cambodian dilemma.

By: WILLIAMS, Maslyn.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1969

Seller ID: 33265


256pp, coloured endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a little rubbed, spine sunned). Some pencilled underlining and an index of sorts in pencil and green pen on the final blank page and facing verso of the rear endpaper - these are the work of the novelist Christopher Koch whose name is on the half-title. A good copy. View more info