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Overland to India (Two Volumes)

By: Hedin, Sven

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033720

Condition: Good


Two volumes, complete and with numerous plates and two folding maps. Ex-Library with faded white numbers on spines; library plates on front paste downs; Penciled numbers on front paste downs; and check-out tag tipped to the blank front free ends. There are no other library markings. Both volumes show light signs of age and use, though remain tight, clean, and otherwise intact. Due to size and weight of this two volume set, additional shipping fees may be charged for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Vegetables in South-east Asia

By: Herklots, G. A. C.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin LTD: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author: Inscribed

Seller ID: 029490

ISBN: 004635008x

Condition: Fine


525 pages; Authors inscription on blank front free end page reads in full "from / Geoffrey Herklots / 2 October 1972"; Price clipped dust jacket shows a few small tears and light edge wear; Image and lettering on DJ remains bright and good; DJ is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Stray Feathers: A Journal of Ornithology for India and Its Dependencies, Vol. III, 1875

By: Hume, Allan (Ed.)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Calcutta, A. Acton, at the Calcutta Central Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037843

ISBN: 1875

Condition: Good


500 pages, plus index, two folding maps, and three colored plates. Original green cloth shows rubbing along wear and bumped corners. Spine ends are a little worn. Book plate and inked names on end leaves. A little foxing and occasional smudges, though mostly on end leaves. Volume remains tight and contents are generally clean and intact. View more info

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Stray Feathers: A Journal of Ornithology for India and Its Dependencies. Vol. VI, 1878

By: Hume, Allan (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Calcutta, A. Acton, at the Calcutta Central Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037844

ISBN: 1878

Condition: Good+


524 pages, plus index. Later half bound in green leather over spine and corners, and green cloth over boards. Library stamp on blank fly leaf, title page, and preface page. Covers are scuffed and there is a worn space along the fore edge of the bottom cover. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean. View more info

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Stray Feathers: A Journal of Ornithology for India and Its Dependencies. Vol. VII, 1878

By: Hume, Allan (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Calcutta, A. Acton, at the Calcutta Central Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037845

ISBN: 1878

Condition: Very Good


528 pages, plus index. Later half bound in green leather over spine and corners, and green cloth over boards. Library stamp on blank fly leaf and title page. Covers are lightly scuffed, and corners are a little bumped. Volume is otherwise tight and clean. View more info

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Endangered Animals of Thailand

By: Humphrey, Stephen R. And James R. Bain

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, Sandhill Crane Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036290

ISBN: 1877743070

Condition: Very Good


468 pages. General very light wear and use, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Mammals of India; A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit Continental India

By: Jerdon, T. C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Wheldon: 1874

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035079

Condition: Fair


First published by the author in 1867, this 1874 reprint is noted to be not a new edition, but rather "a great many clerical and literal errors, which had crept into the Calcutta edition, have been corrected." 335 pages. Green cloth covers with gilt stamped lettering and decoration which remains bright. Covers show a few stains, and general wear at corners and spine ends. Rear hinge (internal) is broke, and top hinge is cracked. Volume remains fairly tight. Front free end page shows small chips along top edge. Inked name at top of title page. Some penciled marginalia on just a ... View more info

I Married Adventure: The Lives and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company:

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 032821

Condition: Good+


Copyright is 1940. 376 pages indexed. Early book of the month club edition, with zebra stripped cloth covers. Covers are slightly rubbed, though generally very good. Slight foxing on covers and end leaves. Book plate on blank verso of pictorial front free end leaf. Jacket is chipped, and worn, mostly along edges. Publisher's name over foot of spine is affected, though other lettering and images on dust jacket remain good. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Spirit of Borneo: Martin and Osa Johnson's Journey, 1920 & 1935. Hollywood's First Historic Glimpses

By: Johnson, Osa [with Additional text By James Sarda & Danny Wong]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Kuala Lumpar, Irah Communications:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031470

ISBN: 9834464800

Condition: As New


No date of publication, though circa 2009. 295 pages, with hundreds of photographs from Martin Johnson's safaris and explorations of Borneo in 1920 and 1935. Book and jacket are housed in a nearly fine slipcase that shows a couple of very light scuffs. Originally limited to only 1000 copies, permission was granted to print 500 more following the loss of nearly that many while in international transit. Copies are very difficult to acquire, as the majority have been reserved as VIP presentation gifts from the Borneo government, such as the one recently give to The Duke and Duchess of Cambrid... View more info

A Stranger Abroad: A Memoir

By: Jones, Schuyler

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, Rowfant Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 033787

ISBN: 1929731108

Condition: Fine


300 pages. Number 219 of a limited edition of 500 copies, signed by the author. New copy in original slipcase. A fascinating memoir by the man many consider to be the real life model (or partial composite) of Indiana Jones. View more info

A Stranger Abroad: A Memoir

By: Jones, Schuyler

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, Rowfant Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 033788

ISBN: 1929731108

Condition: Fine


300 pages. Number 220 of a limited edition of 500 copies, signed by the author. New copy in original slipcase. A fascinating memoir by the man many consider to be the real life model (or partial composite) of Indiana Jones. View more info

Two Revolutions: Village Reconstruction And the Cooperative Movement In Northern Shaanxi, 1934-1945

By: Keating, Pauline B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031798

ISBN: 0804728259

Condition: Fine


340 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Women of the Mito Domain: Recollections of Samurai Family Life

By: Kikue, Yamakawa (translated and with an Introduction By Kate Wildman Nakai)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tokyo, University of Tokyo Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032392

ISBN: 0860084779

Condition: Near Fine


196 pages. Edges of cloth covers are just a little faded. Otherwise book and jacket are Fine and jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Two Thousand Years of Oriental Ceramics

By: Koyama, Fujio and John Figgess

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036854

Condition: Very Good


Do date of publication, though circa 1960. 379 pages. 54 tipped on color plates. Upper edge of volumes shows some foxing and light soiling. Volume remains right and is otherwise clean and intact. Dust jacket with light signs of age, though remains fairly clean. Jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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Russia in Asia: A Record and Study 1558-1899

By: Krausse, Alexis

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1899

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 037912

Condition: Good+


411 pages. Collated and complete with twelve maps of which eight are folding. Private library book plate on front paste down. Inked library numbers on blank front free end leaf. Light residue on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Two inch closed tear from bound side of rear map. Volume remains tight, bright, and clean, with no other library markings. View more info

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Journey Through Arabia Petraea, to Mount Sinai, and the Excavated City of Petra, The Edom of the Prophecies

By: LaBorde, M. Leon De

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1838

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 036665

Condition: Very Good


340 pages, plus plates and a folding map. Very nicely rebound with original leather spine covers laid on. Raised spine bands with red leather spine label. Gilt lettering and decoration. All edges of text are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Generally very clean, though folding map shows some foxing. A few corners with small creases, and a couple of very small edge tears. Volume remains tight and very attractive. View more info

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The Great Indian Elephant Book: An Anthology of Writings on Elephants in the Raj

By: Lahiri-Choudhury, Dhriti K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037691

ISBN: 0195648927

Condition: Near Fine


459 pages. Lower outside corner of covers is very lightly bumped. Volume is otherwise Fine, as is the dust jacket. Jacket is now in a clear Brodart protective sleeve. View more info

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On Hill and Plain

By: Lord Hardinge of Penshurst, K.G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 035586

Condition: Good


110 pages, plus plates and ads. Inscribed by the author at the top of page one. Covers are lightly soiled and a little bowed. Corners are bumped, and there is light wear at crown. End leaves show a few light smudges. Tight and generally fairly clean. View more info

Tahiti (The Marriage of Loti)

By: Loti, Pierre (Translated by Caroline F. Smith)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company:

Seller ID: 031985

Condition: Good


No date, though circa 1930. 217 pages, plus three plates, plus ads. Second plate has loosened, though remains in place with slightly ragged edges. Volume is otherwise tight and clean with only light signs of use/wear. View more info

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Catalogue of the Heads and Horns of Indian Big Game Bequeathed By A. O. Hume, C.B., To the British Museum (Natural History)

By: Lydekker, R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Trustees of the British Museum: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037695

Condition: Good+


45 pages. Foxing on end leaves. Institutional stamp on end leaves, tissue guard, title page, and first page of text. Volume remains tight and is otherwise very clean View more info