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Lamas of the Western Heavens, Huc, Regis-Evariste
41 Huc, Regis-Evariste Lamas of the Western Heavens
London The Folio Society 1982 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Octavo Size. Very Good condition in a Good Slipcase. Slipcase has been reinforced with tape by previous owner. Translated by Charles de Sallis and with an introduction by John Keay. Black & white engravings from the first English edition. Originally published in the 1850's as three volumes. 351 pages ID249969 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Arrow War. An Anglo-Chinese Confusion 1856-60, Hurd, Douglas
42 Hurd, Douglas The Arrow War. An Anglo-Chinese Confusion 1856-60
London Collins 1967 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. 254 pages An account of one of the more curious episodes in Anglo-Chinese history, based on the diary and letters of Palmerston's envoy. Lord Elgin. ID269345 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin III and Britain: The Making of Brunei Darussalam, Hussainmiya, B.A.
43 Hussainmiya, B.A. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin III and Britain: The Making of Brunei Darussalam
Kuala Lumpur Oxford University Press 1995 9676531065 / 9789676531063 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. An excellent copy. 447 pages The story of how Brunei's 28th Ruler transformed his kingdom into a modern state and how he dealt with Great Britain in an effort to restore his country's sovereignty and dignity ID247080 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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These Horned Islands. A Journal of Japan, Kirkup, James
44 Kirkup, James These Horned Islands. A Journal of Japan
London Collins' Clear-Type Press 1962 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details faintly visible to front free end paper. 448 pages A personal journal of the author's two years inJapan his travels and impressions of Japan and its people ID278562 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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45 Lee, Lily Xiao Hong and Wiles, Sue Women of the Long March
St Leonards Allen & Unwin 1999 1864485698 / 9781864485691 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Previous owner's name has been obscured by white-out. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xix, 308pp ID239861 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Heartland, Legg, Stuart
46 Legg, Stuart The Heartland
London Secker & Warburg 1970 0436243806 / 9780436243806 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket spine is sunned and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with maps. 350 pages A book of many facets. The author describes the great silk route travelled through the centuries by merchants from the West through all the perils of the Heartland to the great cities of China. The Heartland is the vast area of Central Asia bounded by the Arctic, the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush. ID187938 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Secret History of Genghis Khan, Lister, R.P.
47 Lister, R.P. The Secret History of Genghis Khan
London Peter Davies 1969 0432086803 / 9780432086803 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small closed tears to DJ with minimal loss (previous owner sticky taped). 232 pages An account of the early life and rise to power of Genghis Khan ID290107 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Pride That Was China, Loewe, Michael
48 Loewe, Michael The Pride That Was China
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1990 028399648X / 9780283996481 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates and map. 312 pages Sidgwick & Jackson Great Civilizations Series. ID296247 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Great Wall China Against the World 1000 BC - 2000 AD, Lovell, Julia
49 Lovell, Julia The Great Wall China Against the World 1000 BC - 2000 AD
Sydney Picador 2006 0330422413 / 9780330422413 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 412 pages The author explores the history of China and its relationship with the wider world through the dramatic story of its most famous landmark - the Great Wall of China. ID278470 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Eastern Asia. An Introductory History, Mackerras, Colin
50 Mackerras, Colin Eastern Asia. An Introductory History
Melbourne Longman Australia 1995 0582806607 / 9780582806603 2nd Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 676 pages ID130403 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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51 Marchant, Leslie To Phoenix Seat: an Introductory Study of Maoism and the Chinese Communist Quest for a paradise on earth
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1973 020712373X / 9780207123733 1st Hardbound 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. DJ chipped and rubbed. Ink mark to lower Spine. Black & white graphs. xii, 276 pages ID250470 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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52 McQueen, Humphrey Tokyo World - An Australian Diary
Melbourne William Heinemann Australia 1991 0855614129 / 9780855614126 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white maps. 314 pages ID216894 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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India and the Commonwealth 1885-1929, Mehrotra, S.R.
53 Mehrotra, S.R. India and the Commonwealth 1885-1929
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1965 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Bookplate to Front Paste Down. 287 pages ID288266 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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1421. The Year China Discovered the World, Menzies, Gavin
54 Menzies, Gavin 1421. The Year China Discovered the World
London Bantam Press 2003 0553815229 / 9780553815221 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Black and white maps and drawings. 650 pages ID250976 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Samurai William, Milton, Giles
55 Milton, Giles Samurai William
London Sceptre 2005 0340794682 / 9780340794685 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 399 pages ID288937 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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India To-Day and To-Morrow, Montmorency, Geoffrey de, Sir
56 Montmorency, Geoffrey de, Sir India To-Day and To-Morrow
London The Signpost Press 1944 3rd Impression Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 30 pages What are the causes of the Indian deadlock? What has led up to it? What are the prospects of a solution? This masterly survey by a distinguished ex-Governor of the Punjab of British policy and Indian reactions since 1917 answers these and other vital questions. ID291451 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon, Morris, Ivan (Translated and Edited by)
57 Morris, Ivan (Translated and Edited by) The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon
London The Folio Society 1979 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Good Slipcase. The slipcase has tape repairs to the edges and is lightly faded at opening. The gilt title on the book spine is a little rubbed. Bookplate to Front Free End paper. Illustrated with lovely colour illustrations by Jasper Deane. 269 pages A book of observations and musings recorded by Sei Shonagon during her time as court lady to Empress Consort Teishi during the 990s and early 1000s in Heian Japan. ID290884 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Heirs to Tibet. Travels among the exiles in India, Powell, Andrew
58 Powell, Andrew Heirs to Tibet. Travels among the exiles in India
London Heinemann 1992 0434599328 / 9780434599325 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. 384 pages. While the Chinese have been striving to show that the standard of living in Tibet has improved and human rights violations minimized, the testimonies of those who escaped from Tibet tell a different story. ID253964 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Tiananmen Diary : Thirteen Days in June, Salisbury, H.E.
59 Salisbury, H.E. Tiananmen Diary : Thirteen Days in June
London Unwin Paperbacks 1989 0044406193 / 9780044406198 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 176 pages An unrivalled account of the Tiananmen Square demonstrations and subsequent massacre by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. ID292507 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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60 Salisbury, Harrison E. Orbit of China
London Secker & Warburg 1967 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 222 pages ID276256 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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