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Madras: The Architectural Heritage (An INTACH Guide)

Madras: The Architectural Heritage (An INTACH Guide) by K. Kalpana, Frank Schiffer

Chennai, India: Indian National Trust For Art And Cultural Heritage, Tamil Nadu Chapter, 2003. Trade Paperback. First edition (s...

$149.00
The Peking Gazette "Desk Hong List 1915"

The Peking Gazette "Desk Hong List 1915" by The Peking Gazette

Many wears, especially at book spine....

$9,900.00
CENTRAL ASIA AND TIBET Towards the Holy City of Lassa (volumes 1 & 2)

CENTRAL ASIA AND TIBET Towards the Holy City of Lassa (volumes 1 & 2) by Hedin, Sven

New York: Charles Scribners Sons. Very Good. 1903. First American Edition. Hardcover. TIBET . Clean maroon cloth, gilt decoratio...

$350.00
An Outline History of China - Signed Two Volume Set, 1st Edition

An Outline History of China - Signed Two Volume Set, 1st Edition by Gowen, Herbert H

Boston: Sherman, French & Company, 1913. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued. 8" ...

$915.40
History of India  Volumes 1-9

History of India Volumes 1-9 by Jackson, A.V. Williams, Editor

London: Grolier Society, 1906. 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Illustrated with color plates and b & w engravings. Pages ...

$600.00
Dragon by the Tail

Dragon by the Tail by DAVIES, John Paton (John Paton Davies, Jr.)

Pp. 448. Index. Four pages of notes to text. Book condition is Fine with the exception of six pages featuring Bill Powell's yell...

$250.00
Descriptio regni Iaponiae. Cum quibusdam affinis materiae, ex variis auctoribus collecta et in ordinem redacta.

Descriptio regni Iaponiae. Cum quibusdam affinis materiae, ex variis auctoribus collecta et in ordinem redacta. by Varenius, Bernhardus

Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1649. 12mo (11 cm; 4.25"). 2 vols. in 1. I: [24] ff., 267 [i.e., 287], ...

$1,250.00
Frivolous Peeps at India

Frivolous Peeps at India by Kelly, Ethel

Melbourne, Australia: George Robertson and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges rubbed, gift inscription dated "In...

$175.00
HISTOIRE DE LA MISSION DE PEKIN (VOLUME 1 ONLY)  Depuis Les Origines  Jusqu'a L'Arrivee Des Lazaristes

HISTOIRE DE LA MISSION DE PEKIN (VOLUME 1 ONLY) Depuis Les Origines Jusqu'a L'Arrivee Des Lazaristes by Thomas, A. ; Planchet

Paris: Louis-Michaud. Very Good. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume #1 only. History of a Mission in Beijing. Clean blue clo...

$375.00
Alchemy and Other Chemical Achievements of the Ancient Orient: The Civilization of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen from the Chemical Point of View.

Alchemy and Other Chemical Achievements of the Ancient Orient: The Civilization of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen from the Chemical Point of View. by Dr. Masumi Chikashige

Tokyo: Rokkakuho Uchida, 1936. "With the Compliments of the Author" slip tipped in at 2nd front end page, and publishe...

$250.00
VIEWS IN INDIA, CHIEFLY AMONG THE HIMALAYA MOUNTAINS

VIEWS IN INDIA, CHIEFLY AMONG THE HIMALAYA MOUNTAINS by White, Lieut. George Francis, [Roberts, Emma, editor]

London & Paris: Fisher, Son, and Co.. Very Good. 1845. Hardcover. World cat dates this printing to 1845: [The preliminary le...

$550.00
CENSUS OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS: 1903

CENSUS OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS: 1903 by Sanger, J. P. Gen. (Director)

Washington, D. C,: United States Bureau of the Census. Very Good+. 1905. Second Edition. Hardcover. Complete in four volumes. Se...

$600.00
The Edicts Of Asoka

The Edicts Of Asoka by Asoka; Edited And Translated By N. A. Nikam And Richard Mckeon

Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 1959. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good +. Xvii, 69 Pp. Green C...

$475.00
Shiburoku (Zen Buddhism)

Shiburoku (Zen Buddhism) by SANJIN, Shunyou (editor)

1698 Japanese Woodblock Illustrated Zen Buddhism Enlightenment Poems Ox JAPAN A rare, 17th-century Japanese woodblock Zen Buddh...

$499.00



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