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THE NEW GRAND TOUR Travelling Today through Europe, Asia Minor, India and Nepal

By: Alderson, Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Travel Book Club: 1971

Order Number: 1379


Book Club Edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

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PHEASANT JUNGLES

By: Beebe, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18264


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Gilt lettering peeling off. Former owner's notes on front endpaper ; The author, Director of Tropical Reasearch of the New York Zoological Society, spent 17 months in the far east before he published this book. Some of the chapters previously appeared in "The Atlantic" and "Harper's Magazine" but all have been rewritten ; 8vo; 248 pages View more info

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PHEASANT JUNGLES

By: Beebe, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6571


Dark blue boards with gilt lettering and spine lettering. The author, Director of Tropical Reasearch of the New York Zoological Society, spent 17 months in the far east before he published this book. Some of the chapters previously appeared in "The Atlantic" and "Harper's Magazine" but all have been rewritten ; 8vo; 248 pages View more info

JOURNEY TO THE FAR PACIFIC

By: Dewey, Thomas E.

Price: $174.81

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11697


Wear & chipping to DJ; INSCRIBED to 'a Gallant Warrior' on half-title page by Dewey. New York governor Dewey's report to the far east visiting 17 countries and travelling 41,000 Miles to find out the situation of the cold war ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 335 pages View more info

THE CRITIC IN THE ORIENT

By: Fitch, George Hamlin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Paul Elder and Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1435


Small faint red spot to front cover. Former owner's name to fep; 64 mostly tipped in plates from stunning b&w photographs. Tan bukram boards with matching endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 177 pages View more info

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KRAKATOA

By: Furneaux, Rupert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1964

Order Number: 15107


Wear with small tears to price clipped DJ, some tape repaired; Detailed story of the infamous eruption. Had it occurred in New York, the explostion would have been heard in London!; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 224 pages View more info

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IN THE EYES OF THE EAST

By: Greenbie, Marjorie Barstow

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1921

Order Number: 1533


Wear to extremities. Library bookplate to front pastedown. Ex-lib with inkstamps to verso of ffep, title page, and last page. Binding not tight. Rear hinge started ; Tour of the vast world that lies between Vancouver and Shanghai ; Ex-Lib; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 420 pages View more info

LABRADOR LOOKS AT THE ORIENT Notes of Travel in the Near and the Far East

By: Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11703


Slight wear to extremities. Previous owner's name in front free endpaper. Binding starting to separate in spots; Persuaded at last to take a holiday after thirty years, author Grenfell takes a trip round Asia ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 298 pages View more info

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INSIDE ASIA

By: Gunther, John

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1939

Order Number: 13350


Wear & chipping to DJ. Previous owner's names to front free endpaper; Colorful folding map of Asia as well as detailed information on the continent immediately preceding WWII; 8vo; 599 pages View more info

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INSIDE ASIA

By: Gunther, John

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12770


Chipping & small open tears to DJ. Wear to spine. Browning to endpapers; Colorful folding map of Asia as well as detailed information on the continent immediately preceding WWII. Stated first edition ; 8vo; 599 pages View more info

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FROM THE OCEAN TO THE SKY

By: Hillary, Edmund (Sir)

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1979

Order Number: 13348


Slight wear to DJ. Fading to boards. Apparent ex-lib with card pocket residue to rear endpaper; Travelling through India and Nepal via earth and sky ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 273 pages View more info

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FROM THE OCEAN TO THE SKY

By: Hillary, Edmund (Sir)

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1979

Order Number: 11958


Slight fraying to extremities. Slight wear to DJ ; Travelling through India and Nepal via earth and sky ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 273 pages View more info

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FROM THE OCEAN TO THE SKY

By: Hillary, Edmund (Sir)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1979

Order Number: 13355


Travelling through India and Nepal via earth and sky ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 273 pages View more info

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SOUVENIRS D'UN VOYAGE [2 VOLUME SET] Dans La Tartarie, Le Thibet Et La Chine Pendant Les Années 1844, 1845 Et 1846

By: Huc, M.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie D'Adrien Et Clere Et Cie: 1853

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 2255


Covers chipped with open tears. Vol I: Spine split pp 129 and covers detached but present. Volume two covers detached but present. Foxing throughout; Visits to Tibet and China from 1844-1846. In French; 8vo; 440, 518 pages View more info

JESTING PILATE An Intellectual Holiday

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1926

Order Number: 3916


Wear to extremities. Small closed tears to a few pages in rear ; Chapters: India & Burma; Malaya; The Pacific; America; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 326 pages View more info