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1 Alder, Garry Beyond Bokhara: The Life of William Moorcroft Asian Explorer and Pioneer Veterinary Surgeon 1767-1825
London Century Publishing (1985) 0712607226 / 9780712607223 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
No signatures. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. ; 8vo 
Price: 325.00 NZD
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2 Anderson, Warwick To the Untouched Mountain: the New Zealand Conquest of Molamenqing, Tibet
Reed Wellington 1983 0589014730 / 9780589014735 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
242 pages + colour plate + maps on endpapers. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Owner's rubber stamp on title page. Some rubbing to edges of boards. Small bump near head of spine. No tears in dust wrapper. "[...] in 1981 the New Zealand Molamenqing Expedition was permitted to attempt the world's third highest unclimbed mountain. Without reconnaissance of high-altitude porters, considered essential by climbers from other nations, and with surprisingly modest financial backing, the success of the climb was a result of the ingenuity and determination of the team members. " - from dust wrapper blurb.; 8vo 
Price: 58.50 NZD
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Our Visit to Hindustan, Kashmir, and Ladakh, Aynsley, J. C. Murray (Mrs) [Harriet Georgiana Maria Murray-Ainsley (1827-1898)]
3 Aynsley, J. C. Murray (Mrs) [Harriet Georgiana Maria Murray-Ainsley (1827-1898)] Our Visit to Hindustan, Kashmir, and Ladakh
London Wm. H. Allen & Co. 1879 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Front board has been detached, with cloth split along entire length of front board. The front board has been inexpertly reattached with PVA glue. Lacking the front free endpaper. Inner margin of the half-title page glued down to the front pastedown endpaper. Large dampstain to the chromolithograph frontispiece. A 1/2" gouge missing from the upper blank margin of pages 262 to 362, not affecting the printed area. Gutter split at rear hinge. A 1" tear to cloth at head of rear joint. Rear board damaged with heavy indentations and gouge marks and tears to the cloth. Complete. Some condition problems, but nonetheless a scarce title in the original publisher's binding.; x, 326 pages + chromolithograph frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth boards with black and gilt decoration on spine and front board. Small gilt vignette illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 211 x 135mm. Contents: Arrival at Bombay; The Parsis; Bombay; Its public buildings; Sangor; Festival of the Mohurrun; Agra; Slight sketch of the history of the Moghul Empire in India from Tamerlane to Aurungzebe; Buildings at Agra; Those in the fort successively the work of Akbar, Jehangir, and Shar Jehan; Jumma Musjid; Taj Mahal; Tombs at Secundra, &c.,; Delhi; Its early history; Some account of the slave, Khilgi, and Toghlak dynasties; Jain temples at Delhi; The Jains and their religious tenets; Jumma Musjid; Other Mosques; The Fort; Asoka's lats, or pillars; The ridge; Its connection with the Mutiny of 1857; Lahore; Early Hindu traditions respecting it; Afghan incursions; Invasion by Mohammedan forces; Mahmood of Ghusnee; His campaigns in Hindostan; Comparisons between Hindus and Mohammedans; Tamerlane and Baber, their expeditions to India; Palace in the fort at Lahore; Kashi work; How supposed to have been made; Jehangir's tomb at Shadera; Nur-Mehal's tomb; Persian invasion of India; Lahore comes under Sikh rule; Tomb of Ranjit Singh; Mosque of Wazir Ali Khan; Preparing for camp life in Kashmir; Srinagar; Boats used in navigating the river Jelum; The races which people Kashmir; Liddar valley; Snowstorm in May; Lovely vegetation; Ancient temples at Martund and Avantipore; Gulmuge; Our log huts; Return to Srinigar; Dal Lake; Its floating islands; Gardens and palaces on its shores; Starting for Ladakh; Sonamurg; Ascent of the Zoji-la Pass; Dras; Native polo-playing; Namyika and Fot-la passes; Lama Yuru; Chinese account of the origin of the Thibetans; Their religion; Exclusion of Europeans from Chinese Thibet; Visit to Lama Serai, or monastery at Lama Yuru; Description of a religious service heard there; Nature of country between Lama Yuru and Leh; Leh; The dress of the inhabitants; Festival of the Dasera; Review of troops; Native dances; Lama religious dances; Visit to the Ranees; How tea is made in Thibet; Funeral rites; Buddha and his early history; Return to Srinagar; Detour to the temples at Wangat in the Sind valley; Temple at Pandrethan, near Srinagar; Leave Kashmir by Banihal Pass; Sialkote; Proclamation ceremonies at Delhi; Belgaum; Sketch of the history of the Dekhan, and rise of the Mahratta empire; Sevaji; His bold incursions; Country round Belgaum; Its climate; Old Jaina temples in fort; 'Idgah at Kurar; Old fort at Sattara; Buddhist cave-temples at Carlee; A Hindu women's festival at Saugor; Famine immigrants; Food of people in that district; Ghazipore; Opium factory; Tobacco cultivation and manufacture; Afghan population at Lumaneah; Buddhist remains at Sydpore; Lat at Bithri; Benares; Hionen Thsang, the Chinese pilgrim, visited Sarnath; Stupa there; Remains of supposed Buddhist buildings near the Bakriya Kund at Benares; Modern Benares; Particulars of a conversation with a learned Hindu Pundit; Pooja, or certain forms of Hindu worship as practised at Benares; Description of various temples in that city; Curious statements taken down from the mouth of a high-caste Brahmin; Commissioner's durbar at Benares; March to Jounpore; Interesting mosques at that place; Allahabad; Its fort; Miraculous tree in ancient temple; Lat of Asoka; Second visit to Agra; My husband's impressions of Taj; Futtehpore Sikri; Muttra; Ancient Buddhist statues found there; Distress amongst the native population; Old and modern temples at Bindrabun; Goverdhun; Temple of Hari Deva; Deeg; Bhurtpore; Jeypore; Amber the old capital of that State; Ajmere; Mayo College for native chiegs; Mosque said to have been built in two days and a half; Mohammedan mosque; Its rich foundation; Ulwar; Hindu reverence for the peepul-tree; Rajah's palace at Ulwar; Third visit to Delhi; Description of various tombs in the neighbourhood; Patan emperors of Delhi; Kuth Minar; Iron lat, or pillar; Toghlak dynasty; The city of Toghlakabad; S.P.G. mission work in Delhi; Meerut; Red-Sandstone tomb there; Sikh festival of the New Year at Amritsar; Baptism of Sikhs; Requirements of their religion; Origin of city at Amritsar; Golden Temple; Hindu festival of the diwali; Kashmir closed to travellers; Consequent change of plans; Dalhousie; Chumba; Visit to native ladies; Dharmsala; Old temples at Bijnath and Harra-bagh; Native states of Mundi, Suket, Bilaspore, and Erki; Singular mode of putting children to sleep; Simla; March from Simla towards Kulu; Jalouri Pass; Old temple at Bajoura; Sultanpore; Visit to Ranee; Tea-cultivation in Kulu; Nugger, the old capital; Manali, and curious wooden temple near Rotang Pass; Lahoul; Sheep and goats used as beasts of burden; German missionary establishment; Prophecy in Thibet respecting Queen Victoria; Snowed up in tents at nearly 15,000 feet above the sea; Passes into Kashmir again closed; Return to Kulu; The Solang Valley; Annual fair at Sultanpore; Meeting of the gods of the various villages in Kulu; Parbuti valley; Novel mode of crossing a river; Hot springs at Manikern; Bubu Pass; Return to Kangra valley; Fort at Kangra; Juwala Muki; Its sacred fires; Singular aspect of country near Hoshiarpore; Native Christian missionary; Jullunder; Return to Lahore; Lucknow; Its sad associations; Residency; Sketch of the History of Oudh and its rulers; Buildings at Lucknow; Claude Martin, the French adventurer, Fyzabad; Two large tombs; Ajoudhya; Cawnpore; Cawnpore to Poona; Rock-hewn temples at Poona; Hyderabad in the Dekhan; Short historical sketch of the present reigning family; The native city; Its varied and turbulent population; A breakfast at Sir Salar Jung's; Conclusion. [Bibliographical references: Marshall, 'Britain and Tibet', 1238 - "Includes an account of their travels in Ladakh, Kulu and Lahul from 1875-1877 and comments on the exclusion of Europeans from Tibet."; Robinson, 'Wayward Women', page 80 - "One Season, Mr and Mrs Aynsley decided to go to Hindustan. They had 'for some years had a great desire to visit our Indian possessions', and thus began in 1875 a love affair that lasted twenty-one years [. . .] Harriet Aynsley's particular interest was in the local legends and symbolism of India (earning her the singular feminine distinction of being elected an Associate of the Order of Freemasons) and all her travel accounts tend towards the scholarship of her articles for the 'Indian Antiquary' and her own posthumously published work 'Symbolisn of the East and West' (1900): she was a very objective lady traveller."; Yajushi (1984) A121 - "Mrs. Aynsley and her husband travelled to Leh from Srinagar via Zoji-la in 1876."; ; 8vo 
Price: 780.00 NZD
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4 Band, George Everest: 50 Years on Top of the World
London Harpercollins 2003 0007147481 / 9780007147489 First Edition Hard Cover As New in As New dust jacket 
First Printing. 256 pages. Pictorial boards. Numerous illustrations in colour and b&w. Dimensions: 11 1/2 by 9 inches. Weight: 1.45 kilograms. Dustwrapper protected in archival mylar cover. "The official publication celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first ascent of Everest. Contains previously unpublished photographs including the astonishing panoramas taken by an unknown photographer in 1922. Published in association with the Mount Everest Foundation, the Alpine Club and the Royal Geographical Society. "; 4to 
Price: 162.50 NZD
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The People of Tibet, Bell, Charles (Sir)
5 Bell, Charles (Sir) The People of Tibet
Oxford Clarendon Press (1968) Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
No signatures. Bookseller's ticketon front endpaper (Luzac & Co. Ltd., Oriental Booksellers and Publishers, London). Some foxing. 1/2" tear and moderate rubbing to margins of the dust wrapper. Some wear to head of the dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; This is a 1968 reprint of a work that was first published in 1928. xix, [1], 319, pages + frontispiece + 74 illustrations + 3 maps (2 folding). Blue cloth boards with gilt Tibetan seal illustration on the front board. Page dimensions: 216 x 138mm. "In an earlier volume I have written about the history, and especially about the modern political position, of Tibet. The present book is an attempt to speak about the life of the people in their own homes." - from the Preface. Contents: Geographical; Historical; Shepherds and Herdsmen; The Peasants; The Nobility; The Traders; A Mercantile Nation; Beggars; Robbers; The Women; The Position of Women; Women's Work and Recreation; Marriage; The Children; Children and Others; Food; Drinking and Smoking; Ceremonial and Etiquette; Amusements; The New Year Games at Lhasa; The Last Rites; Appendixes; Bibliography. ; 8vo 
Price: 65.00 NZD
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The People of Tibet, Bell, Charles (Sir)
6 Bell, Charles (Sir) The People of Tibet
Oxford Clarendon Press 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An ex-library copy "Harris Free Public Reference Library". Library stamps and markings. Rear hinge broken, with split to gutter between pages 318 and 319. Lacking the frontispiece (facsimile of the frontispiece loosely included). ; xix, [1], 319, [1] pages + 74 illustrations + 3 maps (2 folding). Lacking the frontispiece (facsimile copy of the frontispiece loosely included). Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt seal illustrations on front and rear boards. Page dimensions: 223 x 142mm. "In an earlier volume I have written about the history, and especially about the modern political position, of Tibet. The present book is an attempt to speak about the life of the people in their own homes" - from the Preface. Contents: Geographical; Historical; Shepherds and Herdsmen; The Peasants; The Nobility; The Traders; A Mercantile Nation; Beggars; Robbers; The Women; The Position of Women; Women's Work and Recreation; Marriage; The Children; Children and Others; Food; Drinking and Smoking; Ceremonial and Etiquette; Amusements; The New Year Games at Lhasa; The Last Rites; Appendixes; Bibliography. ; 8vo 
Price: 149.50 NZD
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The People of Tibet, Bell, Charles (Sir)
7 Bell, Charles (Sir) The People of Tibet
Oxford Clarendon Press 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
An ex-library copy, with library stamps and markings. ; xix, [1], 319, [1] pages + frontispiece + 74 illustrations + 3 maps (2 folding). Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt seal illustrations on front and rear boards. Page dimensions: 224 x 141mm. "In an earlier volume I have written about the history, and especially about the modern political position, of Tibet. The present book is an attempt to speak about the life of the people in their own homes" - from the Preface. Contents: Geographical; Historical; Shepherds and Herdsmen; The Peasants; The Nobility; The Traders; A Mercantile Nation; Beggars; Robbers; The Women; The Position of Women; Women's Work and Recreation; Marriage; The Children; Children and Others; Food; Drinking and Smoking; Ceremonial and Etiquette; Amusements; The New Year Games at Lhasa; The Last Rites; Appendixes; Bibliography. ; 8vo 
Price: 169.00 NZD
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The Religion of Tibet, Bell, Charles (Sir)
8 Bell, Charles (Sir) The Religion of Tibet
Oxford Clarendon Press 1970 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Ex-library (University of London Extra-Mural Library). Some library stamps and markings. ; 1970 reprint of a title originally published in 1931. xv, [1], 235, [1] pages + b&w frontispiece + 68 b&w illustrations + 3 maps (1 folding) . Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and gilt seal illustrations on front and rear boards. Contents: Part One - How it Came: A Hidden Land; The Old Faith; Gotama, the Buddha; Buddhism Comes to Tibet; Expulsion and Return; Buddhism becomes the National Religion; Cotton-Clad Mi-La; The Yellow Hats; Buddhism Captures Mongolia; The Priest Enthroned; Christian Missionaries in Lhasa; Modern Times. Part Two: How it Rules: The Power of the Monasteries; Priests as Civil and Military Officers; A Deity as King; Sources; Appendix; Index. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 
Price: 65.00 NZD
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Tibet Past and Present, Bell, Charles (Sir)
9 Bell, Charles (Sir) Tibet Past and Present
London Oxford University Press (1968) Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
No signatures. Small 3/8" knock and indentation to upper edge of rear board. ; xiv, 326 pages + b&w frontispiece + 92 b&w illustrations + 2 folding maps. Blue cloth boards with gilt seal illustrations on front and rear boards. Page dimensions: 217 x 138mm. Gilt lettering on spine. This edition was reprinted lithographically in 1968 by Oxford University Press, from the first edition of 1924. The colour plates of the original edition are reproduced in this edition in black and white. Contents: Introductory; Boundaries, Area, Population; Physical Divisions; Lakes, Climate, Trade Routes; Early HIstory; The Rule of the Priest-Kings; The Dalai Lamas; British Military Expeditions; Administering the Chumbi Valley; A Visit to the Tashi Lama; Chinese Ascendancy; Negotiating a Treaty with Bhutan; Securing the North-East Frontier; The Dalai Lama's Flight to India; The Present Dalai Lama; The Simla Conference; The Period of the World War; Autonomous Tibet; My Mission to Lhasa; Questions of Policy; Conclusion of Mission; China in Tibet; Japan and Russia; Mongolia; Nepal; The Main Lines of British Policy; Subsidiary Suggestions; Appendices - Sino-Tibetam Treaty, eighth century - Sino-Tibetan War, circa A. D.763 - Victory over Gurkhas, 1792 - Treaty between Tibet and Nepal, 1856 - Sikkim-Tibet Convention, 1890 - Tibet Trade Regulations, 1893 - Lhasa Convention, 1904 - Peking Convention, 1906 - Anglo-Russian Agreement, 1907 - Tibet Trade Regulations, 1908 - Pu-na-ka Treaty, 1910 - Urga Convention, 1912 - Alleged Mongol-Tibetan Treaty, 1913 - Russo-Chinese Agreement, 1913; Index. 
Price: 84.50 NZD
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10 Bell, James A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific [. . .] Vol. III.
London A. Fullarton and Co. 1847 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
3" split to cloth at top of rear joint. Cloth torn at ends of spine with some loss. 1/2" chips to cloth at edge of corners of boards. Rear board with water damage to cloth, not affecting internal leaves. Maps with moderate foxing, but no tears or chips. ; Volume Three only. ix, [1], 560 pages + 4 plates + 7 folding maps. Green cloth boards with gilt illustration on front board. The five maps included are: (1) "India". Drawn and engraved by J. Dower. Dimensions: 271 x 216mm. (2) "United States", showing from Arkansas eastwards to the eastern seaboard, including Florida. Drawn and engraved by J. Dower. Published by Orr & Co. Dimensions: 275 x 220mm. (3) "Columbia". Engraved by Gray & Son. Published by Fullarton & Co. Dimensions: 273 x 221mm. (4) "China and Japan", including Tibet. Drawn & Engraved by J. Dower. Published by Orr & Co. Publisher's imprint in lower margin cropped. Dimensions: 265 x 215mm. (5) "South America". With vignette illustration of Chimborazo, from the Plain of Tapia. Published by Fullarton & Co. Dimensions: 273 x 225mm. (6) "Mexico & Guatimala". Published by Fullarton & Co. Dimensions: 274 x 220mm. (7) "Africa". With "Section of the Line AB" at base. Drawn and engraved by J. Dower. Published by Orr & Co. Dimensions: 279 x 219mm. Chapter titles in this volume: The British Empire; England and Wales; Scotland; Ireland; Africa; Egypt; Nubia; Abyssinia; Barbary; Eastern Coast; Nigritia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Across Thibet, Bonvalot, Gabriel
11 Bonvalot, Gabriel Across Thibet
New York Cassell (1892) Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Lacking the folding map. Rebacked with most of original spine cloth laid down. Chips to cloth at corners of boards. Endpapers replaced. Printed on acidic paper stock. Leaves are browned and brittle, with chips to margins. Preliminary leaves heavily chipped at margins. Some leaves detached. ; Early reprint. US edition. One volume edition. xiii, [1], 417 pages + 1 plate + 105 illustrations within the pagination. Lacking the folding map. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt and black decoration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 238 x 164mm. Account of a journey across the Tien Shan and Tibet in the winter of 1889-90 by Gabreil Bonvalot, with Prince Henry or Orleans. The illustrations are wood-cuts based on photographs taken by Prince Henry or Orleans. Text in English, translated from the French by C. B. Pitman. Numerous wood-cut illustrations. Illustrations include: A Lama Doctor; The Yulduz Valley; A Mongolian Lama; Kourla Women; A Bit of the Tarim; Canoe on the Tarim; Spinning Woman at Abdyllah; Camels on the Ice; The Prince in his Travelling Outfit; The Petty Amban; Tent of the Envoys from Lhassa; Thibetan Savages Round a Fire; Monument near the Monastery of So; Thibetan of the Redskin Type; The Monastery at So; Bridge at Songomba; Praying Mill at Dotou; A Buddhist Chapel; Lamas at Ba-Tang; The Red River; Rachmed and a Thibetan Innkeeper. "[. . .] when I get back to the tent, the thermometer marks 29 below zero. Prince Henry reminds Father Dedeken that they had come upon the traces of a wolf before turning in, and they suggest that, as I am up, I should go in search of it." - p. 194. [Reference: Hopkirk, "Trespassers on the Roof of the World", pp. 78-83; c.f. Yakushi B220.] 
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The Assault on Mount Everest 1922, Bruce, C. G. (Brigadier-General Hon. )
12 Bruce, C. G. (Brigadier-General Hon. ) The Assault on Mount Everest 1922
London Edward Arnold & Co. 1924 Cloth Poor with no dust jacket 
Ex-Library. Library stamps and markings. Binding repaired poorly. Large tears to one of the maps. ; Xi, (1) , 339 pages + frontispiece + 33 of 35 plates + 2 folding maps + (1) page advertisements. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering. Second printing. Tissue guard to frontis present. Page dimensions: 250mm x 162mm. Contents: INTRODUCTION by Sir Francis Younghusband, K. C. S. I. , K. C. I. E. - THE NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION by Brigadier-General Hon. C. G. Bruce, C. B. , M. V. O. - To the Base Camp; The Assault on the Mountain; The Return by Kharta - THE FIRT ATTEMPT by George H. Leigh-Mallory - The Problem; The Highest Camp; The Highest Point - THE ATTEMPT WITH OXYGEN by Captain George Finch - The Second Attempt; Conclusions; Notes on Equipment - THE THIRD ATTEMPT by George H. Leigh-Mallory - The Third Attempt; Conclusions - NOTES by T. Howard Somervell - Acclimatisation at High Altitudes; Colour in Tibet; Tibetan Culture - NATURAL HISTORY by Dr. T. G. Longstaff, M. D. - Natural History - INDEX. [References: Marshall 2623.]; 4to 
Price: 130.00 NZD
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13 Bruce, C. G. (Brigadier-General Hon. ) The Assault on Mount Everest 1922
London Edward Arnold & Co. 1923 First Edition Cloth Fair with no dust jacket 
xi, (1), 156, (159)-339 pages (missing 1 text leaf) + frontispiece + 34 of 35 illustrations on 32 of 33 plate leaves (missing 1 plate) + 2 folding maps + (1) page advertisements. Rebound in maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering and rule on spine. 1 text leaf (pp. 157-158) and 1 plate (facing p. 156) are missing. The plate facing p. 162 has been bound in to face p. 148. Tissue guard to frontis present. Some foxing to preliminary leaves. Some spotting to page edges. Internally clean. Occasional light foxing. No signatures or stamps. Creasing and 4" tear to the first folding map. Both maps backed with thin card. Contents: INTRODUCTION by Sir Francis Younghusband, K. C. S. I. , K. C. I. E. - THE NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION by Brigadier-General Hon. C. G. Bruce, C. B. , M. V. O. - To the Base Camp; The Assault on the Mountain; The Return by Kharta - THE FIRT ATTEMPT by George H. Leigh-Mallory - The Problem; The Highest Camp; The Highest Point - THE ATTEMPT WITH OXYGEN by Captain George Finch - The Second Attempt; Conclusions; Notes on Equipment - THE THIRD ATTEMPT by George H. Leigh-Mallory - The Third Attempt; Conclusions - NOTES by T. Howard Somervell - Acclimatisation at High Altitudes; Colour in Tibet; Tibetan Culture - NATURAL HISTORY by Dr. T. G. Longstaff, M. D. - Natural History - INDEX. [References: Marshall 2623.] 
Price: 150.00 NZD
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A Ride to Khiva: Travels and Adventures in Central Asia, Burnaby, Fred
14 Burnaby, Fred A Ride to Khiva: Travels and Adventures in Central Asia
London Cassell Petter & Galpin 1876 Third Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Binding a little loose and shaky. Quite heavy rubbing to cloth boards and spine. A 1 1/2" split and a 1/2" split to the cloth in the front joint. 3/4" loss of cloth along edges at corners of boards. There are a couple of 1/2" areas and a 3/8" area of rodent damage to the fore edges of the boards. Rear hinge broken. Some dampstains to rear endpaper. The smaller folding map in the front pocket has a 3" tear along one fold. The larger folding map in the pocket at rear has a large 6" tear along one fold, and some smaller 2" tears and some 1" chips along other folds. One fold also has some dampstains. Owner's signature and address (Alfred Paul Herring, Cape Foulwind" dated 1940 on first leaf of preface and on first leaf of the introduction. A good working copy of the third edition. ; xviii, 487, [1] pages + [4] pages advertisements + folding colour frontispiece map + 1 folding colour map in pocket at front + 1 folding colour map in pocket at rear. Red cloth boarsd with gilt illustration on front board. Dimensions: 210 x 137mm. "Having once resolved to go to Central Asia, the next question was how to execute my intention. On returning to England from Africa I eagerly read every book that could be found, and which seemed likely to give any information about the country I proposed to visit." - page 8. This third edition contains; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 312.00 NZD
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15 Cable, Mildred & Francesca French China: Her Life and Her People
London University of London Press 1949 Original Cloth Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Second printing (the first edition was in 1946) . 160 pages + frontis + plates + maps on endpapers. Brown cloth covers with red-brown lettering on spine and front board. Owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper. Minor spotting to page edges. Binding tight. 1/4" tear at head of dustwrapper spine. 3/4" closed tear at head of rear panel of dustwrapper. Front flap of dustwrapper is price-clipped. Dustwrapper uncommonly clean and bright. Dustwrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 12mo 
Price: 15.60 NZD
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16 Chophel, Norbu New English-Tibetan Dictionary
New Delhi Paljor Publications 2000 Soft Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
206 pages. No signatures or markings. Bottom of spine bumped. Contains 8165 English words and their Tibetan equivalents, given in Tibetan script. ; 8vo 
Price: 22.10 NZD
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17 Chophel, Norbu Say it in Tibetan: Conversations in Colloquial Tibetan
New Delhi Paljor Publications 2000 Soft Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xiii, 129 pages. No signatures or markings. Includes accompanying audio cassette. ; 8vo 
Price: 26.00 NZD
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18 Christie's Christie's Los Angeles. Myth and Reality: Animals in Chinese Art. 7 May 1999. #9184
Los Angeles Christie's 1999 First Edition Soft Cover Fine with no dust jacket 
Auction catalogue. 112 lots all illustrated with color photographs. 114 pages. No signatures or markings in book. ; 4to 
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19 Christie's Christie's South Kensington: Oriental Ceramics and Works of Art. 13 June 1996. #7256
London Christie's 1996 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Auction catalogue illustrated with b&w photographs and 7 color plates. 77 page. No signatures or markings in book. Includes list of prices realised. ; 4to 
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20 Christie's Christie's South Kensington: Oriental Ceramics and Works of Art. 6 Nov 1997 #7783
London Christie's 1997 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Auction catalogue illustrated with color and b&w photographs. 61 page. No signatures or markings in book. ; 4to 
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