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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

Condition: Good


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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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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Fair


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

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Chinese Stone-Pictures: A Distinctive Form of Chinese Art

By: Capek, Abe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books:

Seller ID: 036856

Condition: Very Good+


Copyright is 1962. 55 pages, plus plates. Volume shows slight age toning, and just a little light rubbing on edges. Dust jacket shows some curling and very light edge wear. Jacket remains clean and is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Letters from Basil Hall Chamberlain to Lafcadio Hearn

By: Chamberlain, Basil Hall (compiled By Kazuo Koizumi)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032373

Condition: Near Fine


158 pages. Top edge of text block is gilded. End leaves are darkened. Volume is otherwise Fine. Dust jacket shows chips and tears up to two inches from upper edge affecting title lettering over top and bottom covers. Jacket shows a little other chipping and rubbing on edges, though not affecting other portions of text or image. Dust jacket is otherwise clean and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Housed in original slipcase with rubbed, but intact, paper labels. View more info

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Atlas of Land Utilization in Taiwan

By: Chen, Cheng-Saing

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Taiwan, The National Taiwan University: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036028

Condition: Good


One inch of paper loss over foot of spine. Covers are a bit age toned and there are light handling creases. Volume remains tight and contents are clean and intact. View more info

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Constantinople: The City of Sultans

By: Clement, Clara Erskine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes and Lauriat:

Seller ID: 037789

Condition: Good


Copyright is 1895. 309 pages. Red cloth cover with elaborate gold lettering and decoration. Top cover remains bright and very attractive. Cloth over spine is a little dull and faded. Private library book plate on front paste down. Ink stamp of a masonic lodge is seen on the upper edge of the text block. Slight wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Lacking red linen jacket originally issued with this edition. View more info

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Innermost Asia: Travel & Sport In the Pamirs

By: Cobbold, Ralph P.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 037910

Condition: Good


354 pages, plus plates and large folding map. Private library book plate on front paste down. Ink stamp of a masonic lodge is seen on the upper edge of the text block. Light wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Covers are a little faded over spine and near edge. Light foxing on first leaves of volume. Otherwise tight and clean. View more info

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A Himalayan Ornithologist: The Life and Work of Brian Houghton Hodgson

By: Cocker, Mark and Carol Inskipp

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036876

ISBN: 0198576196

Condition: Fine


87 pages. Dust jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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From Pekin [Peking] to Sikkim Through the Ordos, the Gobi Desert, and Tibet

By: Count De Lesdain

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company: 1908

Edition: First U. S. Edition

Seller ID: 032389

Condition: Good


301 pages. Top edge gilded. Cloth covers are a little rubbed on edges and show light wear at corners. There are a couple of small tears in cloth at head of spine. Top hinge (internal) is a little loosened, though volume remains fairly tight. General light wear and age. View more info

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A Geographical and Historical Description of Asia Minor (Two Volumes)

By: Cramer, J. A.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037715

Condition: Good


474 pages, plus errata & 424 pages. LACKING FOLDING MAP. Later brown Moroccan binding with raised spine bands and leather spine labels. Covers are a little scuffed, and there are lightly worn spots where a small library sticker was removed from lower spine of each volume. Private book plate on front paste downs. Inked stamp of a masonic grand lodge is seen on the upper edges of each text block. The last four leaves in Volume II are creased along outside edge, of affecting any text or content. There is a little very light scattered foxing, but in general the contents are very clean. Bot... View more info

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A Ride to India: Across Persia and Baluchistan

By: De Windt, Harry

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032819

Condition: Good


339 pages, plus ads, 22 b/w plates, and folding map. Ex-Library with white inked numbers on lower spine, book plate on front paste down, inked numbers on blank verso of title page, and check out sheet and pocket on rear end page. Penciled name of original owner on blank front free end page, and oval blind stamp of same on title page. Top hinge (internal) is cracked, though remains tight. Small clipping affixed to top edge of title page announcing a visit by the author and his wife to his parents in Cambridge. Map shows a little mis-folding and there is a three inch closed tear into map im... View more info

Java: Facts and Fancies

By: De Wit, August

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Hague, W. P. Van Stockum & Son: 1912

Seller ID: 031977

Condition: Very Good


321 pages. Light rubbing on edge, and just a little light foxing on top edge of text block. View more info

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Les Oiseaux De l'Indochine Francaise (Four Volumes)

By: Delacour, J. & P. Jabouille

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Paris, Exposition Coloniale Internationale: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036120

Condition: Good


Complete in four volumes, with 67 colored plates (though plates are not always bound in order). Contemporary half leather bindings, retaining original paper wrap covers. Page 31/32 in Volume II is detached, though in place. Covers are a bit worn, and there are a few older penciled markings on the end leaves, as well as the original wraps. Book plate of Peter Tate on front paste down of all four volumes. Slight musty odor. Contents are otherwise bright and clean, and the color plates are all in excellent condition. Due to the weight and size of this four volume set, additional charges will app... View more info

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Les Oiseaux De l'Indochine Francaise (Four Volumes)

By: Delacour, J. & P. Jabouille

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Paris, Exposition Coloniale Internationale: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036138

Condition: Good+


Complete in four volumes, with 67 colored plates (though plates are not always bound in order). Now bound in red cloth covers, retaining original paper wrap covers. Cloth covers show small library labels on spine, and some faded spots where it appears old labels may have been removed. There are NO other library markings inside or out. Inked name on later front end page of Volume I. Half title and title pages show a one inch partially open tear from upper edge, though not affecting any text or image. Contents of all four volumes are otherwise bright and clean, and plates remain in excelle... View more info

The Life of Toyotomi Hideyoshi

By: Dening, Walter

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press: 1955

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 033139

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1888. 360 pages, plus folding frontispiece. Slight crease along top hinge (inside), likely from pressure against the fold on the frontispiece. Otherwise, volume remains tight, bright, and very clean. Dust jacket remains protected in publishers glassine wrap. Jacket is slightly darkened along edges. Glassine wrap is also a little darkened and shows a few small chips, but remains in near very good condition. Dust jacket, along with glassine wrap, are now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

The Tetrapod Reptiles of Ceylon, Volume I: Testudinates and Crocodilians

By: Deraniyagala, P. E. P.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Ceylon, The Director, Colombo Museum: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032355

Condition: Very Good


412 pages, plus 24 plates. Cloth covers show a little light rubbing on edges. End leaves are a little darkened. Volume remains tight and otherwise very clean. Dust jacket shows a few chips and small tears over spine, and a little near corners. Lettering on jacket remains good. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to size and weight of this book, extra charges will be assess for priority and/or international shipping. View more info

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The Life of a Tiger

By: Eardley-Wilmot, S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035601

Condition: Good


183 pages, plus plates. Corners are a little bumped. Some rubbing is seen on cloth, mostly near foot of spine and affecting publisher's name. Hinges (internal) are cracked, though holding solid. A few light smudges. Overall a clean and attractive copy. View more info

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The Field of Stones: A Study of the Art of Shen Chou (1427-1509)

By: Edwards, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036853

Condition: Good+


131 pages, plus plates. Corners are a little bumped and cloth covers show a few light scuffs. Volume remains tight and clean. View more info

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Malaya: An Account of Its People, Flora and Fauna

By: Enriquez, C. M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paternoster House, E. C. 4, Hurst & Blackett, LTD: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association Copy

Seller ID: 030437

Condition: Very Good


303 pages. Signed by Dolores Costello (1903-1979; Goddess of the Silver Screen, mother of John Drew Barrymore and grandmother of Drew Barrymore) on blank front free end page. Cloth covers show a little rubbing along edges, though volume remains bright, very clean, and intact. DJ shows rubbing and scattered small chips and tears previously repaired with archival tape. DJ is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info