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Land of the Moonflower, Sparrow, Gerald
61 Sparrow, Gerald Land of the Moonflower
London Elek Books 1955 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 242 pages The author's biographical story of Siam and Thailand from the 1930's through his imprisonment by the Japanese during WW2 until his return in the early 1950s. An entertaining and sympathetic description of the country and its people. ID199923 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Ladies in the Sun. The Memsahibs' India, 1790-1860, Stanford, J.K. [Editor]
62 Stanford, J.K. [Editor] Ladies in the Sun. The Memsahibs' India, 1790-1860
London Galley Press 1962 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a slightly sunned spine and a small stain to bottom corner of front flap & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 145 pages In India at that time cholera, smallpox, plague, dysentery and fevers took an appalling toll. So what brought these English ladies to their strange destiny? How did they pass the long days in the hot weather, or the equally tedious weeks of rain? What did they wear, eat, think and say? ID284500 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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63 Start, Daniel The Open Cage - The Ordeal of the Irian Jaya Hostages.
London Harper Collins 1997 0002558483 / 9780002558488 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. 338 pages ID222669 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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64 Steinberg, Rafael Postscript from Hiroshima
London Hamish Hamilton 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dustjacket. Dustjacket protected. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 84pages. ID141601 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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65 SWAYNE-THOMAS, April INDIAN SUMMER A Mem-sahib in India and Sind
London New English Library 1981 0450048500 / 9780450048500 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. DJ chipped. Colour and black & white illustrations. [price-clipped] 176 pages ID233591 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Japan's Cultural History.  A Perspective., Tazawa, Yutaka, Matsubara, Saburo Et Al
66 Tazawa, Yutaka, Matsubara, Saburo Et Al Japan's Cultural History. A Perspective.
Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1981 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Previous owners details to Front Free End Papers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 120 pages This book is an attempt to trace the developmental process of the Japanese Culture in terms of its origins and historical periods and to define more closely what is frequently referred to as the "uniqueness" of Japan's cultural heritage. ID291471 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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67 The University Study Group on Vietnam Vietnam and Australia. History. Documents. Interpretations
gladesville University Study Group on Vietnam 1966 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Previous owner's name to the half-title page. x, 150 pages ID269883 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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68 Volmer, John E; Keall, E.J,; Nagai-Berthrong, E. Silk Roads. China Ships. An Exhibition of East-West Trade
Toronto Royal Ontario Museum 1983 0888543018 / 9780888543011 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 25cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Gift inscription and previous owner's details to half-title page. xvi ,240 pages An exhibition of objects which chronicle the cultural, economic, political and social effects of trade between the Orient and the West through nineteen centuries. ID274402 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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CHINA'S REVOLUTIONARY WAR, Wilson, Dick
69 Wilson, Dick CHINA'S REVOLUTIONARY WAR
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson (Academic) 1991 0297820648 / 9780297820642 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations/maps. Page edges faintlyy age-toned. 194 pages ID217589 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Silk Road, Wood, Frances
70 Wood, Frances The Silk Road
London The Folio Society 2003 2nd Printing Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Book is bound in blue-green artificial silk with a design in gold by Neil Packer. Binding design based on a 13th century Mongolian garment. Pictorial slipcase. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. Book spine a little faded and bookplate to half-title page. 270 pages A history of the Silk Road from earliest times ID290135 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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