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Image for The Surgeon’s Log Being Impressions of the Far East

The Surgeon’s Log Being Impressions of the Far East

By: ABRAHAM, J. Johnston,

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1912 fifth edition.:

Seller ID: 74356


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt book design to front and lettering to cover and spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and ends of spine and minor bumps to corners. Minor mark to rear. Inside some light foxing to page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 338pp. With Forty-Four b&w Illustrations. View more info

Image for The Splendour of Asia. The Story and Teaching of The Buddha. By the Author of “the Way of The Stars,” “The Treasure of Ho,” etc.

The Splendour of Asia. The Story and Teaching of The Buddha. By the Author of “the Way of The Stars,” “The Treasure of Ho,” etc.

By: ADAMS BECK, L.:

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1927 1st:

Seller ID: 78723


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Dark blue cloth with red lettering and line edging to front and spine. In original patterned dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW minor rubbing to edges, a couple of small nicks to corners and small nick to rear side nr bottom edge. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Some minor darkening to outer page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 253pp + 6pp cat. View more info

Image for Seas and Lands With Numerous Illustrations. New Edition.

Seas and Lands With Numerous Illustrations. New Edition.

By: ARNOLD, SIR EDWIN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1894 new ed:

Seller ID: 80289


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Maroon cloth with silver lettering to front and spine, silver ship vignette to top corner. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Slight fading to spine with some minor rubbing to ends. Inside pages clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 601pp + 1pp cat. With B&W photo illustrations including full-page plates. View more info

Image for The Smaller Dragon. A Political History of Vietnam.

The Smaller Dragon. A Political History of Vietnam.

By: BUTTINGER, Joseph:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London & New York, Atlantic Books, 1958 1st:

Seller ID: 78298


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 ins. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Blind embossed monogram to front. In illustrated yellow dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper. (DW rubbing to edges and some minor creases, spine slightly faded, small tear to rear. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Inside pages all very clean and tight. 535pp. 9 maps, 12 b&w plates including frontis. View more info

Image for Picturesque India A Handbook for European Travellers. Illustrations Drawn by John Pedder, H. Sheppard Dale, and H.H. Stanton.

Picturesque India A Handbook for European Travellers. Illustrations Drawn by John Pedder, H. Sheppard Dale, and H.H. Stanton.

By: CAINE, W.S.:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, 1890 1st:

Seller ID: 81013


Hardback, 9 x 7 inches. Dark green cloth with beveled boards, decorative gilt lettering and black pictorial designs to front and spine. All edges gilt. Green endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some light rubbing to design on front. Inscription to half-title page “E.B. Rice, Served as a Sergent in the Rifle Brigade, during the Indian Mutiny, was present at Beige and Capture of Lucknow in 1858, and afterwards engaged on the North West Frontier of India,” then dated “10th November 1890” on first page. Frontis plate darkened ... View more info

Image for The Chinese: A General Description of China and Its Inhabitants. A New Edition, Enlarged and Revised. In Three Volumes, Plus Supplementary Volume. (Bound in Two.)

The Chinese: A General Description of China and Its Inhabitants. A New Edition, Enlarged and Revised. In Three Volumes, Plus Supplementary Volume. (Bound in Two.)

By: DAVIS, John Francis:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Charles Knight & Co., 1844:

Seller ID: 81746


2 Volumes. Hardbacks, 6 x 4 inches. Quarter bound black leather and blue-marbled paper covered boards. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to extremities; spines and ends, corners a little bumped. Some darkening and rubbing to boards. Neat pencil inscription to endpapers “S. Sewell.” Some minor light handling marks to pages else inside pages very clean and tight. 280, 283, 236 & 263pp. With B&W illustrations within text. View more info

Image for Things Seen in Japan With Fifty Illustrations. Second Edition.

Things Seen in Japan With Fifty Illustrations. Second Edition.

By: HOLLAND, CLIVE:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co. 1909 2nd:

Seller ID: 79007


Hardback, approx 6 x 4 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt to spine and front with gilt decoration and vignette. Light marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Bookseller label to front “T.J. Powell, Bournemouth.”, Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 252 + 18pp cat. 50 B&W illustrations (49 photo plates, 1 sketch). View more info

The Golden Calm. An English Lady’s life in Moghul Delhi. Reminiscences by Emily, Lady Clive Bayley and by her father, Sir Thomas Metcalf.

By: KAYE, M.M. (ed):

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Webb & Bower. Exeter. 1980 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67759


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In maroon leather binding with gilt to spine and front. Illustrated maroon endpapers. With pictorial dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 220pp. With colour illustrations and facsimile pages. The author was the daughter of the Resident in Delhi and joined her father at the Moghul Court, some ten years before the Indian Mutiny. Also included are pages from the ‘Delhie Book’ with illustrations commissioned by her father. View more info

Image for From Hausaland to Egypt, Through the Sudan Illustrated.

From Hausaland to Egypt, Through the Sudan Illustrated.

By: KUMM, H. Karl W.:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd., 1910 1st:

Seller ID: 80417


Hardback, 10 x 7 inches. Orange cloth covers with black and gilt lettering to spine and black lettering with pictorial design to front. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Some handling marks to cloth on front and back. Endpapers darkened with some mild foxing. Some foxing to pages immediately adjacent colour plates, Else inside pages and plates all very clean and tight throughout. 324pp. Illustrated with six coloured plates and many B&W photo illustrations. Photogravure frontis portrait. By the Author of; “Tribes of the Nile Valley,” “... View more info

Image for In the Forbidden Land. Two Volumes. An Account of a Journey in Tibet, Capture by the Tibetan Authorities, Imprisonment, Torture, and Ultimate Release. Also various official documents, including the enquiry and report by J. Larkin, esq., appointed by the Government of India. With a Map and Two Hundred and Fifty illustrations.

In the Forbidden Land. Two Volumes. An Account of a Journey in Tibet, Capture by the Tibetan Authorities, Imprisonment, Torture, and Ultimate Release. Also various official documents, including the enquiry and report by J. Larkin, esq., appointed by the Government of India. With a Map and Two Hundred and Fifty illustrations.

By: LANDOR, A. Henry Savage;

Price: £200.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London. 1898 1st edition:

Seller ID: 82142


Two volumes. Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In original green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spines and with colour/gilt illustrated design to fronts and spines. In very good conditions. Nice bright copies. Volume I has slight lean. Endpapers mildly foxed, with a few small nicks on fore edge. Pages a little rough cut. Inside pages very clean & tight throughout. 320pp + 263pp. With a Map (rear v.2) and Two Hundred and Fifty illustrations. Photogravure frontis and 8 Coloured plates. 45 b&w full-page plates. View more info

Image for A Memoir of Central India Including Malwa and Adjoining Provinces. With the History and copious illustrations of the past and present condition of that country. In Two Volumes.

A Memoir of Central India Including Malwa and Adjoining Provinces. With the History and copious illustrations of the past and present condition of that country. In Two Volumes.

By: MALCOLM, SIR JOHN:

Price: £320.00

Publisher: London, Parbury & Allen, 1823:

Seller ID: 80733


2 volumes. Hardback, 8vo. Approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Halfbound calf leather with marbled paper boards. Twin black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding and gilt decoration to spines. Light brown endpapers, speckled edges. In very good condition. Some darkening and rubbing to spines, professional repair to front hinge on vol.1. Corners slightly bumped. Bookplates to endpapers “Reginald Arthur Catton.” Inside pages very clean and tight, some darkening to map in vol.1, small tear to folded edge. Some minor offsetting onto adjacent page from map in vol.2, else map clea... View more info

Image for Kashmir Described by Sir Francis Younghusband and Painted by Major E. Molyneux.

Kashmir Described by Sir Francis Younghusband and Painted by Major E. Molyneux.

By: MOLYNEUX, E.: YOUNGHUSBAND, F.:

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, 1909 1st:

Seller ID: 81927


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 6.5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, with coloured designs to front and spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine else cover clean and bright. Minor glue repair between front endpapers. Some minor pink staining to bottom edges of endpapers and bottom edges of pages. Some light foxing spots to pages else a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 70 colour plates; + Map. 283pp. View more info

Image for A History of The Indian Empire and the East India Company From the Earliest Times to the Present. Together with account of Beloochistan, Afghanistan etc..., Comprehending their History, Religions, Laws, Manners and Customs, Commercial Resources etc. In Two Volumes.

A History of The Indian Empire and the East India Company From the Earliest Times to the Present. Together with account of Beloochistan, Afghanistan etc..., Comprehending their History, Religions, Laws, Manners and Customs, Commercial Resources etc. In Two Volumes.

By: RITCHIE, Leitch:

Price: £385.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen & Co., 1848 1st:

Seller ID: 81248


Two Volumes. Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In full calf leather bindings, with red and black spine labels lettered in gilt, with gilt decorations and raised banding to spine, gilt paneled boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some minor wear to binding; rubbing to spines, small chip to bottom of spine on vol.2, a couple of small marks and minor rubbing to boards. Minor glue repair between front endpapers vol.1, half-title and blank endpaper neatly removed. Else pages all very clean and tight throughout. 500 & 512pp. View more info

Image for The Casale Pilgrim. A Sixteenth-Century Illustrated Guide to the Holy Places. Reproduced in Facsimile, with Introduction, Translation and Notes by Cecil Roth. Limited numbered edition.

The Casale Pilgrim. A Sixteenth-Century Illustrated Guide to the Holy Places. Reproduced in Facsimile, with Introduction, Translation and Notes by Cecil Roth. Limited numbered edition.

By: ROTH, Cecil;

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London. Soncino Press 1929 1st thus edition:

Seller ID: 76712


Large hardback. Approx 10 x 7.5 inches. Full vellum binding with gilt design to front and lettering to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing/darkening to edges of boards. Some small marks to edges of endpapers otherwise a very clean and tight copy throughout. Numbered 83/560. 91pp. With colour illustrations. View more info

Image for The Ibex of Sha-Ping And other Himalayan Studies. With Numerous Pen and Ink Sketches and Coloured Plates by The Author.

The Ibex of Sha-Ping And other Himalayan Studies. With Numerous Pen and Ink Sketches and Coloured Plates by The Author.

By: RUNDALL, LIEUT. L. B.:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., 1915 (1st.):

Seller ID: 81041


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10 x 7 inches. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering and designs to spine and front. In very good condition. Small nicks to cloth on corners and ends of spine, no penned inscriptions. Pages all very clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 152pp. 15 mounted colour plates & many b&w text illustrations. First edition of this beautifully illustrated, lyrical memoir by a young author who died in the First World War. Contains stories of hunting adventure in the Himalayas and notes about the flora and fauna. This volume contains 8 stories: The Scape-Goat;... View more info

Image for 13 Years Among The Wild Beasts of India: Their Haunts and Habits from Personal Observation; With an account of the Modes of Capturing and Taming Elephants. Second Edition.

13 Years Among The Wild Beasts of India: Their Haunts and Habits from Personal Observation; With an account of the Modes of Capturing and Taming Elephants. Second Edition.

By: SANDERSON, G. P.:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1879 2nd ed.:

Seller ID: 79187


Hardback, 9 x 7 inches. Green beveled cloth covers, decorative gilt lettering to spine and front, with black and gilt pictorial designs to front and spine. Blind embossed panel to rear board. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Boards have been professionally re-bound and original cloth re-laid on spine. Corners bumped, edges rubbed. “H.V. Day, Dorchester” bookseller label to front endpaper. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Mild foxing to pages throughout. Plates bright and clean. Else a clean and tight copy. 387pp. 24 B&W plates including Coloured frontis plate. View more info

Image for Fantastic and original Japanese woodblock print book encyclopaedia

Fantastic and original Japanese woodblock print book encyclopaedia

By: Unknown

Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: Pre 1800:

Seller ID: 81605


Softback, Original covers 26.5cm x 19cm. Some wear to covers. Some old worming holes. Please view photos. 554 pages, with maps and many Illustrations Including a rare early double page WORLD MAP showing California as an island and Australia connected to Antarctica. This fine map also has 4 vignettes of ships: Dutch, Japanese, Chinese & Korean, representing the trading vessels that were going into the restricted port of Nagasaki; a very detailed double page MAP OF JAPAN, from the tip of CHOSEN (Korea) to the tip of EZO (Hokkaido), which was not developed at this time; double page MAP OF EDO... View more info