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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

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 Origin and Migrations and The Ancient History of the Hawaiin 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

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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

Asia Magazine. July 1928 - Cover Only

By: Frank McIntosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1928


Light fold mark to left third; see image. View more info

Asia Magazine. October 1926 - Cover Only

By: Frank McIntosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1926


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

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Battling For Peace. A Memoir. (Signed)

By: Shimon Peres

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1995

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author


First edition in very good condition dust jacket. Signed by author on bookplate to front endpaper. Contains eight pages of black-and-white photographs. A very good copy without previous owner's names or other markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages; Signed by Author View more info