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Image for Tinderbox.  The Past and Future of Pakistan

Tinderbox. The Past and Future of Pakistan

By: Akbar, M.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Harper Collins: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286837

ISBN: 0732294681


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 376 pages View more info

Image for Tales From the South China Seas. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century

Tales From the South China Seas. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century

By: Allen, Charles [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID186354

ISBN: 0233975047


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 240 pages View more info

Image for The Raven Crown The Origins of Buddhist Monarchy in Bhutan

The Raven Crown The Origins of Buddhist Monarchy in Bhutan

By: Aris, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singapore, Times Editions - Marshall Cavendish: 2005

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID308700

ISBN: 9812611894


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Black & white map. 160 pages The story of Bhutan's Wangchuk dynsty illustrated with rare historical photographs. View more info

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The Flight of the Dalai Lama

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1960

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID299982


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is lightly rubbed & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 160 pages View more info

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The Wonder That Was India. A Survey of the Culture of the Indian Sub-Continent before the Coming of the Muslims

By: Basham, A. L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304357


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Maps to endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. xxi, 568 pages An interpretation of ancient Indian civilizations for the Western reader. View more info

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Lady Raffles By Effort & Virtue

By: Bastin, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Singapore, National Museum Singapore: 1999

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: ID290487


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 122 pages View more info

Image for Hirohito and The Making of Modern Japan

Hirohito and The Making of Modern Japan

By: Bix, Herbert P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID265407

ISBN: 006019314X


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xi, 800 pages The first complete look at Hirohito, the enigmatic Emperor of Japan whose 63 year reign ushered Japan into the modern world. This book won the 2001 Pulitzer prize for Non-Fiction. View more info

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Zhu Rongji and the Transformation of Modern China

By: Brahm, Laurence J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Singapore, John Wiley & Sons: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276259

ISBN: 0470820632


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 302 pages Zhu Rongji is a prominent Chinese politician who served as the Mayor and Party chief in Shanghai between 1987 and 1991, before serving as Vice-Premier and then the fifth Premier of the People's Republic of China from March 1998 to March 2003. View more info

Image for The Nationalist Movement Indian Political Thought from Ranade to Bhave

The Nationalist Movement Indian Political Thought from Ranade to Bhave

By: Brown,D. MacKenzie

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, University of California Pre: 1961

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID5925


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Covers lightly rubbed and interior starting to tan with age. Previous owner's initials to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 244 pages Illuminates the events in 19th century India flowing from the first strongly defined nationalistic movement, which aimed first for reformand later at independence from Britain. View more info

Image for Out of Asia Asian Themes 1958-66

Out of Asia Asian Themes 1958-66

By: Buchanan, Keith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID308068


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Mild edgewear tand rubbing o dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Includes Indices. 320 pages View more info

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Mission with Mountbatten

By: Campbell-Johnson, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID211915

ISBN: 0241115361


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with 16 Black and White Photographs. 383 pages With a Forword by the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. View more info

Image for Inside Afghanistan After The Taliban.  The Punishment of Virtue.

Inside Afghanistan After The Taliban. The Punishment of Virtue.

By: Chaynes, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID291262

ISBN: 0702235881


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 386 pages 'The Punishment of Virtue' charts the course of a story whose tragic climax was not inevitable, but rather was the result of misguided and shortsighed policies. View more info

Image for China Live Two Decades in the Heart of the Dragon

China Live Two Decades in the Heart of the Dragon

By: CHINOY, Mike

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Turner Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11477

ISBN: 1570363609


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 397pages. View more info

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The Heart of the Dragon

By: Clayre, Alasdair

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID306734

ISBN: 0002721155


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Faint blue remainder mark to lower edge. Maps to endpapers. 281 pages . View more info

Image for The Lion and the Dragon: British Voices from the China Coast

The Lion and the Dragon: British Voices from the China Coast

By: Cook, Christopher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297145

ISBN: 024111411X


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 184 pages An examination of the lives and work of British people who worked for Butterfield and Swire, one of the great trading companies of the China Coast during the two world wars. View more info

Image for Imperial China (The History of Human Society Series)

Imperial China (The History of Human Society Series)

By: Dawson, Raymond

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID305619

ISBN: 0091084806


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. An excellent copy. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. History of Human Society series. General Editor is J.H. Plumb. 326 pages The author deals largely with the twelve centuries of Imperial Chinese History, beginning with the Sui Dynasty, which reunified China in A.D. 589 and concluding with the reign of the Ch'ien-lung emperor in the eighteenth century. View more info

Image for The Fishing Fleet.  Husband-Hunting in the Raj

The Fishing Fleet. Husband-Hunting in the Raj

By: De Courcy, Anne

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID284355

ISBN: 0297868470


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's initials to half-title page. 335 pages View more info

Image for Indonesia Yesterday and Today

Indonesia Yesterday and Today

By: de Iongh, R.C. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ian Novak Publishing Co.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID307731

ISBN: 0855730048


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Black cloth boards with red title and ilustration to covers. Maps to endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Maps and Drawings. 189 pages View more info

Image for Curzon in India.  Volume One Achievement, Volume Two Frustration  [2 Volumes]

Curzon in India. Volume One Achievement, Volume Two Frustration [2 Volumes]

By: Dilks, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288264


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 Free End paper. Bookseller stamp/label to front paste-down Illustrated with Black and White Photographs . 296 pages Volume 1 - Achievement, Volume 2 - Frustration. The authoritative study of Curzon's Viceroyalty of India. View more info

Image for Mapping an Empire: Geographical Construction of British India, 1765-1843

Mapping an Empire: Geographical Construction of British India, 1765-1843

By: Edney, Matthew

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID255676

ISBN: 0226184889


A Near Fine copy. As new condition. B/w maps. 458 pages View more info