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A Dictionary of Hindustani Proverbs: Including Many Marwari, Panjabi, Maggah, Bhojpuri and Tirhuti Proverbs, Sayings, Emblems, Aphorisms, Maxims and Similes

By: S. W. Fallon, Ph. D. Halle.

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Banaras, Medical Hall Press, 1886

Edition: First


Edited and revised by R.C. Temple, assisted by Lala Faqir Chand. Bookplate of De Guinzbourg [Victor De Guinzbourg], noted book collector and American military attaché to the UN. Original cloth, faded and rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

A Handbook of The Al Sa'ud Ruling Family of Saudi Arabia

By: Brian Lees

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Royal Genealogies, 1980


A nice clean copy without previous owner's names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages View more info

A Sinhalese-English Dictionary (2 Vol. Set)

By: Charles Carter

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Colombo, Ceylon, The Baptist Missionary Society, 1924


Quarter inexpensive tan leather with vertical crack to middle and weak hinges. Front cover detached from Vol. 1. Particulars in gilt to spine. Repair to title page horizontal tear . Speckled page edges. Previous owner's name (Professor of Sanskrit at University of Pennsylvania) inked to front fly papers. Otherwise a clean copy. Will require extra postage for over-seas orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x, 806; [5], 535 pages View more info

A Sketch of Chinese History, Ancient and Modern. Comprising a Retrospect of the Foreign Intercourse and Trade with China (2 vol. set)

By: Rev. Charles Gutzlaff

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1834

Edition: First Edition


Full polished calf with gilt particulars to spines and ruled covers. Wear to spines. Front hinge of Vol. 1 cracked but attached. Moisture mark to front free flys. Large foldout map intact at beginning of book. Front hinge of Vol. II beginning at bottom. Foxing to preliminary pages. 10 foldout charts intact at rear of book. Nice copies without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii,436;v,463 pages View more info

Affaires du Tonkin. Expose de la Situation. Octobre 1883. Together with Documents Diplomatiques. Affaires du Tonkin. Convention de Tien-Tsin du 11 Mai 1884. Incident de Lang-Son. Together with Documents Diplomatiques. Affaires du Tonkin. Premiere Partie 1874-Decembre 1882 & Deuxieme Partie. Decembre 1882-1883

By: Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres, Jules Ferry, Marquis Tseng, Ly-Hung-Tchang, Li-Hong-Tchang, Ma-Kin-Tchong, Le Myre de Vilers, C de Freycinet, Tsong-li-Yamen, Viscomte de Semalle et al.

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1883, 1884


Four folio works on Tonkin in one volume: 1. Expose de la Situation, 2. Convention de Tien-Tsin du 11 Mai 1884. Incident de Lang-Son, 3.& 4. Documents Diplomatiques. Affaires du Tonkin parts 1 & 2. The last two being a collection of the correspondance between the protagonists and diplomats. Sturdily bound in cream cloth with red morocco label. Book plate removed from front pastedown; Folio ; 31,76,vii,327,vii, 268 pages View more info

Amaravati Sculptures in the Madras Government Museum.

By: C. Sivaramamurti

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Madras, Thompson & Co. for Madras Government Museum, 1956

Edition: second


A handsome copy in supple half calf; gilt title to spine. Sixty-five plates, fifty-two of which are photographic on coated stock. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 376, lxv pl pages View more info

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An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its Dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India; Comprising a View of the Afghaun Nation, and a History of the Dooraunee Monarchy

By: Mountstuart Elphinstone

Price: $5,850.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, 1815

Edition: First Edition


Nicely rebacked in c. 1930 calf. Foxing & hand-soiling; lacking separate large folding map. ; Thirteen handsome full-page hand-colored ethnological aquatints, one uncolored archaeological plate, one map colored in outline. Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates, 209. Elphinstone was appointed British ambassador to the Afghan court in 1808. His accounts influenced British policy until the 1840s. Abbey Travel 504. (Christie's 2328.235); 4to View more info

An Account of the Mutinies in Oudh, and of The Siege of the Lucknow Residency; with some observations on the condition of the Province of Oudh and on the causes of the mutiny of the Bengal Army.

By: Martin Richard Gubbins

Price: $770.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley, 1858

Edition: 3rd Edition, enlarged


This, the third edition, considerably expanded to 570 pages. Handsomely bound in a 1920s supple half red morocco, five ruled raised bands. Three lithographed plates, three folding maps (one of which is colored), one foldig plan. ; 8vo 22 x 14 cm; xx, 570 pages View more info

An Account of the Polynesian Race Its Origins and Migrations and the Ancient History of the Hawaiian People to the Times of Kamehameha I. (3 vol. set)

By: Abraham Fornander

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co., 1878

Edition: First Edition


Blue cloth boards with gilt particulars to spine. Fading and wear to spines and bumped corners to all volumes. Foxing to preliminary pages of all volumes. Foldout genealogy map to rear of vol. 1. Clean copies without previous owners' names or other markings. ; The English and Foreign Philosophical Library Extra Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi,247;vii,399;xii,293 pages View more info

An Account of the Polynesian Race, Its Origin and Migrations and The Ancient History of the Hawaiian People to the Times of Kamehameha I, three volumes in one.

By: Abraham Fornander

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Rutland and Tokyo, Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1980


With slipcase. A nice clean, crisp copy without previous owner's names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1025 pages View more info

An Australian in China. Being the narrative of a quiet journey across China to British Burma.

By: G.E. Morisson

Price: $570.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox, 1895

Edition: First Edition


Red cloth boards with gilt title and pictorial to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Bumped fore edge corners. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Oxygen burns to front and rear free flys. Foldout map showing author's route intact to rear of book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, 299 pages View more info

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An Historical Relation of Ceylon together With somewhat concerning Severall Remarkeable passages of my life that hath hapned since my Deliverance out of my Captivity

By: Robert Knox

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Glasgow, James MacLehose and Sons, 1911


First edition. Red cloth boards. Gilt lettering and illustration to front cover and spine. Top gilt edge. Frontispiece illustration of Robert Knox. Numerous illustrations throughout. Includes fold-out map to rear: "A New Map of the Kingdom of Candy Uda in the Island of Ceylon." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 460 pages View more info

Arts of Asia

By: N/A

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Arts of Asia Publications, Ltd.,

Edition: First Edition


76 non-consecutive issues from first year to the last. 1975: 4 issues (Jan - Feb, March - April, May - June, Sept - Oct); 1976: 2 issues (Jan - Feb, Sept - Oct); 1977: 5 issues (Jan - Feb, March - April, May - June, July - Aug, Nov - Dec); 1978: 5 issues (Jan - Feb, March - April, May - June, Sept - Oct, Nov - Dec); 1979: 3 issues (Jan - Feb, Sept - Oct, Nov - Dec); 1980: 6 issues (Jan - Feb, March - April, May - June, July - Aug, Sept - Oct, Nov - Dec); 1981: 4 issues (... View more info

Asia Magazine. February 1927 - Cover Only

By: Frank McIntosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1927


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Asia Magazine. February 1928 - Cover Only

By: Frank McIntosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1928


Cover by Karen Radkai. 1959 Changes, Advice For The Woman Who Just Misses Being Beautiful. Skiing in Europe, "Who Goes There - Friend or Foe?" by W. R. Rodgers, "Fashion: A Detective Story," by James Laver, "Just Give It To Me …I'll Do It," by Elinor Goulding Smith, Alec Guinness, People Are Talking About, Gossipy Memo on Barbados View more info