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Interieur de la maison Abdallah Pacha, Damascus, Syrie; Antique Postcard

By: ASFAR, B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Damascus, Syria, Edit B. Asfar:

Edition: No 5

Seller ID: 054533

Condition: Good VG


Antique printed, b&w postcard from Damascus, Syria showing the interior 'de la maison Abdallah Pacha'. Overprinted on the front lower margin - 'HOTEL d'ORIENT-DAMAS SYRIE'. undated, circa 1910-1920. Image side is clean and unmarked. Reverse is unused with a divided back. Two small, faint tape marks. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. Image available. View more info

British Policy Towards the Indian States, 1905-1939

By: ASHTON, S. R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Curzon Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038470

ISBN: 070070146X

Condition: About Fine


London Studies on South Asia No. 2. 231pp, two maps. Bright, clean virtually fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar with some sun-fading to the spine. Weight, 418g. View more info

The Yogavasistha and its Philosophy

By: ATREYA, B. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Moradabad, India, Darshana Printers: 1966

Edition: 3rd Edition, Revised & Enlarged

Seller ID: 29384

Condition: Near Fine


An Advaita Vedanta text which uses the Epic story to frame a dialogue between Rama and Vasiha about Advaita and Yoga. Published in only about 1000 copies [see page vo]. xii, 184 pages ; 25 cm. OCLC Number: 557436929. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound hunges. Tight, square binding. Bound in dark brown, faux leather cloth, showing no wear. Gilt titles. Attractive copy. Unpacked weight, 395g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Pos... View more info

Unique Cappadocia : "the Go¨reme region"

By: AYYILDIZ, Ugus

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Istanbul, Net Turistik Yayinlar A.S.: 1988

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 043925

ISBN: 9754790256

Condition: Fine


Travel guide to the Goreme Region of Cappadocia in modern Turkey emphasoing the Antiquities present. 96pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 292g. View more info

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Bureaucracy, Economy, and Leadership in China: The Institutional Origins of the Great Leap Forward

By: BACHMAN, David M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge Univ Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30300

ISBN: 0521402751

Condition: Fine


The book examines the origins of the economic policies of China's 'Great Leap Forward', 1968-1960. 262pp. Bright interior, Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 550g. View more info

Lessons from the Huk Campaign in the Philippines

By: BACLAGON, Uldarico S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Manila, M. Colcol & Company: 1960

Edition: 2nd Printing of 1956

Seller ID: 051404

Condition: Fine


An account of the anti-Guerrilla Campaign in the Philippines against the Huk in the 1950s. x, 272pp, illustrated, maps/plan; 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, close to `new`. No wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is also clean but shows a little wearédamage at the ffot of the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 5... View more info

Roots of Terrorism

By: BAJPAI, Kanti P.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Pebguin Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 33827

Condition: About Fine


Terrorism in India. 181pp, fixed silk page marker. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 260g. View more info

Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon

By: BAKER, Sir Samuel W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co.: 1877

Edition: Later, American Edition

Seller ID: 19477

Condition: Very Good


An account of travel in Ceylon in the mid-nineteenth century. Includes good 'big game hunting' content. 323pp, illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Slight browning to page edges. Sound binding, no weakening to hinges. Attractive rust-color cloth boards with black ink decoration to front board and gilt titles and decoration to spine. Minor wear at tips and points, otherwise bright, clean and attractive. Weight, 600g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and ... View more info

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The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-la

By: BALF, Tod

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, Crown: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2212

ISBN: 0609606255

Condition: Fine


A chronicle of a kayak team's quest to make the first descent through the dangerous Tsangpo Gorge of the Brahmaputra River describes how the four expert members of the team took on an adventure that ended in tragedy. 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unbclipped dustjacket in a protective breodart, is aldo Fine View more info

A Song of Unending Sorrow {Ch'ang-hen ko]: Interpretive Paintings By Pau Siu-Yau

By: BAO, Shaoyou

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Printmart Printing Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037561

Condition: VG+


Paintings by Pau Siu-yao interpreting scenes from the poem by Shaoyou Bao [772-846 AD]. From an Exhinbition held in Pasadena, California in 1985. English language text. Unpaginated, [72pp], illustrated with full-page color paintings. Overall, bright and very clean. Previous owners details to tp. Sound, stapled binding. Weight, 372g. View more info

From the Land of Lost Content; The Dalai Lama's fight for Tibet

By: BARBER, Noel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, London [1969]:

Seller ID: 3107


The Story of the Dalai Lama and the invasion of the Chinese. 1st printing, 8vo, 224pp, endpaper amps. Hardcover in red cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. Good copy; bright and fresh. Fine/VG+ View more info

Nybyggjarlandet Mansjuria

By: BARNES, Einar

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Oslo, Misjonskurset:

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 20891

Condition: Good VG, or Better


An account of missionaries in pre-WW2 Manchuria. Barnas Brevkurs IV. Norwegian language text. 74pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Attractive illustrated front wrap. Weight, 50g. View more info

Permanent way through the Khyber

By: BAYLEY, Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1939

Edition: Second [?] Edition

Seller ID: 043785

Condition: About Fine


'The Beacon Library, no. 13'. Originally published in 1934. An account of building the railway through the Khyber Pass. Plus, the author's account of living amongst the Pathans and the turbulent warriors of the Noth-West Frontier for many years. 223 pages, [8] leaves of plates ; 22 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight binding. Sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is very clean nd quite bright but with edge wear and short, closed ed... View more info

West of the Gorges

By: BEATON, Kenneth J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, United Church of Canada: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046061

Condition: Good Very Good


United Church of Canada, Committee on Missionary Education. Missions in China. OCLC Number: 23372975. viii, 168 p. : map ; 19 cm. Clean interior. Ink initials to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Attractine red and silver wrappers. Slight wear to extremities of the spine. Weight, 178g. View more info

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City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China

By: BECKER, Jasper

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 10243

ISBN: 0195309979

Condition: About 'As New'


"In City of Heavenly Tranquility, long-time resident and journalist Jasper Becker brings back to life the emperors, eunuchs, courtesans, and warriors who for centuries ruled from behind the red walls of the Forbidden City. Becker mixes his own experiences with poignant stories from those who have tried to preserve China's past, struggling against ruthless officials and a fiercely nationalistic government...'. viii, 370 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm. Bri... View more info

Yuan Jun Miao: Archaeological Excavation at the Yellow River Reservoirs: Report No. 4 [with an English Abstract]

By: BEIJING UNIVERSITY

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Beijing, Cultural Relics Publishing House: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 31551

Condition: VG+


A Report on Archaeological excavations at the Yellow River Reservoirs. Report No. 4, with an Abstract in English [pp160-1] . Chinese text [except for Abstarct]. 161pp, 54 photo plates at back. Cloth spine with green paper covered hard boards. Small ink name/chop to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Slight wear to boards at tips. Weight, 700g. View more info

Yuan Jun Miao: Archaeological Excavation at the Yellow River Reservoirs: Report No. 4 [with an English Abstract]

By: BEIJING UNIVERSITY

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Beijing, Cultural Relics Publishing House: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing [Paper]

Seller ID: 31552

Condition: Good Very Good


A Report on Archaeological excavations at the Yellow River Reservoirs. Report No. 4, with an Abstract in English [pp160-1] . Chinese text [except for Abstarct]. 161pp, 54 photo plates at back. Green paper wrappers. Unmarked. Slight wear to foot of spine. Weight, 380g. View more info

Simple Oriental Cookery

By: BEILENSON, Edna

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10733

Condition: About Fine


Basic recipes for Chinese food. peter Pauper Press edition with bright and colorful illustrations. 60pp, color illustrated. Book is bright and fresh with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has tape repairs to inside; externally appears bright and clean. View more info

Bella's Guru-Bhakti

By: BELLA; SIVANANDA-VALENTINA

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Light of Sivananda-Valentina: 1977

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 045527

Condition: VG


Sivananda-Valentina was born and raised in China, of Russian emigres. In childhood, She easily mastered Chinese and many other languages. In later years, she became a master of many arts including music, dance, acting and poetry. She was also very beautiful and had a loving and charming personality. But, above all, was her intense aspiration to realize the Divine. She brought her spiritual aspirations into everything she did and Her outwardly glamorous activities became ... View more info

The Eildest Dreams of Kew: A Profile of Nepal

By: BERNSTEIN, Jeremy

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin: 1970

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 13506

ISBN: 0-04951018

Condition: VG+


A profile of Nepal. 186pp, photo illustrated by Claude Jaccoux, book catalog at back.Bright copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket has some edge wear and curls a little at top edge. View more info