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ALONE THROUGH THE FORBIDDEN LAND Journeys in Disguise through Soviet Central Asia

By: Krist, Gustav

Price: $66.92

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited, 1938

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear to extremities. Staining to rear board. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Binding not tight ; Sneaking into Russian-controlled Central Asia at great personal peril; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 271 pages View more info

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BETWEEN OXUS AND JUMNA

By: Toynbee, Arnold J

Price: $66.92

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1961


Wear to price clipped DJ. Bookseller's inkstamp to front free endpaper ; A journey through northwest India, western Pakistan, and Afghanistan in 1960 ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 211 pages View more info

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BURMA ROAD

By: Smith, Nicol

Price: $27.37

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1940


Binding could be tighter. Rear endpaper kind of stuck to board; From Yun-nan-fu to Lashio, seven hundred miles; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 333 pages View more info

FOUR FACES OF SIVA The Detective Story of a Vanished Race

By: Casey, Robert J.

Price: $120.86

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929

Inscription: Signed by Author


Rear board starting to separate from spine. Binding not tight. Wear to extremities. Previous owner's name in front pastedown; SIGNED by author on half-title page ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 373 pages View more info

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HIGHEST NEPAL Our Life Among the Sherpas

By: Hardie, Norman

Price: $92.09

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1957

Edition: First Edition


Small open tears to DJ. Disoloration to small area on spine. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown; Climbing comrade of Edmund Hillary, author Hardie spent months living amongst the Sherpas ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 191 pages View more info

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IN THE WORLD'S ATTIC

By: Merrick, Henrietta Sands

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1931


Fold-out map at rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 259 pages View more info

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KATHMANDU City on the Edge of the World

By: Roberts, Patricia & Kelly, Thomas L.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press, 1989

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear to DJ; Profusely illustrated look at the major city in Nepal ; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 197 pages View more info

KURDS AND KURDISTAN

By: Safrastian, Arshak

Price: $30.96

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press Ltd., 1948


A little known place and a little known people ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 106 pages View more info

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MEN AGAINST THE JUNGLE

By: Calder, Ritchie

Price: $48.94

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1954

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear to DJ with faded spine; A trek through much of Central Asia at the behest of the United Nations; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 231 pages View more info

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MÖNCHE UND STRAUCHRITTER Eine Tibetfahrt Auf Schleichwegen

By: David-Neel, Alexandra

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1933


Boards a bit sunned. Previous owner's name on half title page. Lightly dampstained at rear ; Translated from French. An early German edition, printed in gothic letters; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 290 pages View more info

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SAMARKAND A Guide Book

By: Umnyakov, I. & Aleskerov, Y.

Price: $48.94

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers, 1972


Slight wear to DJ. Binding could be tighter; All about a jewel of Central Asia. folding map laid in ; B&W and Color Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 185 pages View more info

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THE BARBARIANS OF ASIA The Peoples of the Steppes from 1600 B. C.

By: Legg, Stuart

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press, 1990

Edition: 1st Thus


Light wear to DJ; Nomadic tribes running amuck in Central Asia from about 1600 BC to about 1600 AD. Originally published 1970; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

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THE DESERT ROAD TO TURKESTAN

By: Lattimore, Owen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1930

Edition: Second Edition


Former owner's name on first blank page and neat note written on half title page; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 373 pages View more info

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TIBETAN VENTURE In the Country of the Ngolo-Setas, Second Guibaut-Liotard Expedition

By: Guibaut, André

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1947

Edition: First Edition


Boards soiled. Light foxing to edges. Small stamps to first few pages. Former DJ-flap with text tipped in on front endpaper. Otherwise internally NF with binding tight; 8vo; 206 pages View more info

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TIBETAN VENTURE In the Country of the Ngolo-Setas, Second Guibaut-Liotard Expedition

By: Guibaut, André

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1949


Light dampstaining to one corner of boards as well as first and last few pages; 8vo; 206 pages View more info