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A Survey of the Fauna of Iraq. Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Etc. Made By Members of the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force "D" 1915-1919

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bombay, The Bombay Natural History Society:

Seller ID: 031670


No date, though circa 1923. "...first published in the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society during the years 1918-1923 and are now reprinted and published in one volume with the authority of the Iraq government." 402 pages, plus plates and maps. Cloth covers are significantly damaged over spine, and are mottled along upper edge of top cover. Lettering on spine is mostly lacking, though lettering on top cover remains good. There is a signature on the... View more info

Gazetteer to Maps of the Philippine Islands: Map Series AMS S401 (Second Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., War Department, Army Map Service: 1944

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 032923


239 pages, plus folding map. Front cover is partially detached and shows inked numbers along lower edge. Light general use/wear, though otherwise tight and fairly clean copy. View more info

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Native Woods for Construction Purposes in the Western Pacific Region

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Bureau of Yards and Docks Department of the Navy: 1944

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 035125


382 pages, plus plate and five maps. Covers show general light wear with some foxing and tape over center of cover. Light foxing of first and last few leaves, and on edges. A few small tears along binding of folding maps. View more info

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Orientalisch-Agaische Einflusse in Der Europaischen Bronzezeit

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bonn, Dr. Rudolf Habelt: 1990

Seller ID: 035537


228 pages, plus plates. Slight discoloration stain on top cover. Otherwise Fine. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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Guide to the National Folk Museum [Korean Folk Museum]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, The National Folk Museum:

Seller ID: 036065


No date of publication, though circa 1994. 91 pages, View more info

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Atlas of the Philippine Islands

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1900

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 036152


24 pages of text followed by thirty map plates. Ship's Library book plate of the U.S.S. Ranger on front paste down. Facsimile title page of the 1899 Manila first edition at front of volume is detached, though laid in place. Title pages, plus all maps with one inch circular blind stamp near outside edge of leaf. Contents show a few smudges, and other general fairly light wear. There are three closed tears less than two inches that enter the border of maps Covers are... View more info

The Archaeology of Early Historic South Asia

By: Allchin, F. R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 027115


371 pages, soft bound; Corners are very slightly bumped; Very slight signs of handling; Overall a tight, very clean, and intact copy. View more info

A Hand-List of Japanese and Formosan Mammals

By: Aoki, B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 032927


Pp: 261-353, in paper wrap covers. Reprinted from Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses, Vol. VIII., Part 2., 1913. Ink stamped "With Compliments of B. Aoki" on top cover. Inked numbers at upper edge of top cover, and inked institutional stamps in blank space on top cover and first page. Some paper loss over spine and other light general wear. View more info

Kumaun Hills: Its History, Geography and Anthropology with Reference to Garhwai and Nepal

By: Atkinson, Edwin T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Delhi 6, India, Cosmo Publications: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029247


Pp, ; 268-697, plus index; "offprint from The Himalayan Gazetteer, Vol. II, Forming Chapters III-VII and is complete in itself; Corners are a little bumped, and hinges (Internal) are weekend; Old markings on blank front free end page have been partially removed; Text block remains tight and contents are otherwise clean and intact; DJ is price clipped and shows scattered general wear, though all lettering remains good; DJ is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Mission Guy Babault Dans Les Provinces Centrales De L'Inde Dans La Region Occidentale De L'Himalaya et Ceylan, 1914: Resultats Scientifiques Oiseaux

By: Babault, G [Guy]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, 1920

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 036135


342 pages, plus six plates, of which five are colored, and two folding maps. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Original brown paper wrap covers. Text block is broke near center. Paper wrap covers are heavily chipped over spine and show general lesser wear along edges. Page 5/6 and proceeding black and white photo plate show a one inch tear. Suitable as a binding copy. View more info

Recherches Zoologiques Dans Les Provinces Centrales De L'Inde et Dans Les Regions Occidentales De L'Himalaya

By: Babault, Guy

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Plon:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031163


Copyright is 1921. 236 pages, plus plates and two folding maps. Edges are a little rubbed, and there is a one inch closed tear in the leather along the top joint of the cover at foot of spine. Book plate on front paste down. Other very light wear, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-Western Provinces of India

By: Baldwin, J. H. [John Henry]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 035584


First published in 1876, this is a very early reprint of the first edition. 379 pages, plus frontispiece and one plate, plus four pages of ads. Blind and gilt stamped covers with lovely vignette of a four horned antelope on top cover. Lettering and images remain bright. Covers are a little rubbed along edges, and show light wear at corners and spine ends. Early inked inscription on blank verso of frontispiece has bled through some. Foxing on edges, as well as first... View more info

Romantic Java: As It Was & Is

By: Banner, Hubert S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott:

Seller ID: 032006


No date, though circa 1927. Light foxing on fore edge and first/last few leaves including end leaves. Bright red cloth covers with good gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Tight and otherwise clean copy. View more info

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Catalogue of Western Asiatic Glass in the British Museum, Volume I

By: Barag, D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications Limited:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035343


132 pages, plus plates. Slight age toning along edges. Otherwise Fine. Dust jacket shows slight signs of handling. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

West of the Golden Gate

By: Beckmann, Frank Harrison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, The Stratford Company:

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed by all Authors

Seller ID: 033805


Copyright is 1926. 257 pages. Corner is lightly bumped. Dust jacket shows general light edge wear, along with three half inch closed tears. Wear and small tears over spine ends. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Thirty Years in India: Or, A Soldier's Reminiscences of Native and European Life in the Presidencies, From 1808 to 1838 (Two Volumes)

By: Bevan, H. (Major)

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Richardson: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030555


344 pages, plus hand colored frontispiece and folding map; 367 pages, plus two plates. Twentieth century binding with brown leather over spine and blue cloth over boards. Plain gilt stamped lettering on spines. Covers show light rubbing and scuffs. Folding map shows small closed tear at binding, just entering border, and a misfold along edge. Both volumes remain tight and generally clean, and contents are complete and intact. View more info

Indian Trees: An Account of Trees, Shrubs, Woody Climbers, Bamboos and Palms Indigenous or Commonly Cultivated In the British Indian Empire

By: Brandis, Dietrich

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable & Co. LTD: 1907

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 032326


767 pages. Half title page is a little worn and has been reinforced at the binding with tape. Volume shows general light wear and use, though remains tight, otherwise intact, and generally clean. Due to weight, additional charges will apply to priority and/or international shipping. View more info

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Jottings During the Cruise of H.M.S Curacoa Among the South Sea Islands in 1865

By: Brenchley, Julius L.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034641


487 pages indexed, plus folding colored frontispiece; nine un-numbered plates in main text of which one is color; and 50 natural history plates after J. Smit, G. H. Ford, and A. G. Butler. These include 21 bird plates after Smit and four butterfly plates after Butler. The remaining plates are after Ford, and include four reptile plates (uncolored), ten fish plates (five are uncolored), seven shell plates and three insect plates. Of the natural history plates, all but... View more info

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India Looks to Her Future

By: Buck, Oscar MacMillan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Friendship Press:

Inscription: Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 034971


Copyright is 1930. 214 pages. Signed in name only by the author on title page. Previous owner's name, date, and address are inked at the top of the front map paste down. Light signs of use and age. Otherwise a tight and fairly clean copy. View more info

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Big Game Hunting in the Himalayas and Tibet

By: Burrard, G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035585


320 pages, plus plates and maps. Blue cloth covers are rubbed. Corners are bumped and there is a little wear at corners and spine ends. There appears some moisture staining on spine, though lettering remains bright. Lettering is rubbed/faded from top cover. End leaves are darkened. Scattered light foxing on edges and a few leaves. Volume remains tight and contents are otherwise clean. View more info