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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

ISBN: 0715350056

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good-


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


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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RICHARD HALLIBURTON'S SECOND BOOK OF MARVELS The Orient

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1938

Order Number: 18592

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light shelfwear. Spine a bit sunned. Former owner's name on front free endpaper and with rough spot from removed price sticker. ; The profusely illustrated "School Edition"; 8vo; 316 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

ISBN: 0-670-33172-4

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0-670-33172-4

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0-670-33172-4

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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ASIA [TWO VOLUMES SET] Vol I. : Northern and Eastern Asia. Vol. II: Southern and Western Asia

By: Keane, A. H.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1896

Order Number: 17333

Condition: Near Fine


Hinges professionally repaired. All maps in astounding good condition (NF). One page dog eared and small corner missing ; Dark green boards with gilt pictorial decoration and black lettering. Gilt lettering and gilt pictorial design to spine. ; Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel (New Issue) ; 8vo; 527, 526 pages View more info

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FINDING THE WORTH WHILE IN THE ORIENT

By: Kirtland, Lucian Swift

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1927

Order Number: 13354

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities; Discussing numerous locales in Asia ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 462 pages View more info

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AN EASTERN ODYSSEY The Third Expedition of Haardt and Audouin-Dubreuil

By: Le Fevre, Georges

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1935

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 6484

Condition: Very Good


DJ browned and with small chips. Spine with apparent dampstaining ; Rare in DJ. Expedition in motor vehicles across Asia and over the Roof of the World ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 368 pages View more info

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A SHORTY HISTORY OF CEYLON

By: Ludowyk, E. F. C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1967

Order Number: 16939

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ chipped (now protected with Mylar) ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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THE PROBLEM OF ASIA And its Effect Upon International Policies

By: Mahan, A. T.

Price: $156.82

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1900

Order Number: 12499

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate to front pastedown. Bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper ; Depends on your point of view, doesn't it?; 8vo; 233 pages View more info

Image for GATES TO ASIA A Diary from a Long Journey

GATES TO ASIA A Diary from a Long Journey

By: Myrdal, Jan & Gessle, Gun

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13346

ISBN: 0-394-47115-6

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear & spine sunning to price clipped DJ; All sorts of journeys into and insights about Central Asia, with photos; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

Image for EAST OF SUEZ Ceylon, India, China and Japan

EAST OF SUEZ Ceylon, India, China and Japan

By: Penfield, Frederic Courtland

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1907

Order Number: 12256

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Previous owner's name in front pastedown. Binding not tight. Occasional foxing; Travels through the Great East; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 349 pages View more info

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AN EASTERN MISCELLANY

By: Ronaldshay, The Earl Of

Price: $48.94

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1911

Edition: ex-library

Order Number: 13558

Condition: Very Good-


Wear to extremities. Bookplate and small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Hinges started. Foxing to endpapers. Binding not tight; Observations throughout Asia; 8vo; 422 pages View more info

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THE THEATRE IN ASIA

By: Scott, A. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 13353

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; the many and varied aspects of theater in Asia; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 289 pages View more info