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Image for The Mahávansi, the Rájá-Ratnácari, and the RájáVali; forming the Sacred  and Historical Books of Ceylon; also a Collection of Tracts illustrative  of the Doctrines and Literature of the Buddhism, translated from the  Singhalese [sic]. Three volume set.

The Mahávansi, the Rájá-Ratnácari, and the RájáVali; forming the Sacred and Historical Books of Ceylon; also a Collection of Tracts illustrative of the Doctrines and Literature of the Buddhism, translated from the Singhalese [sic]. Three volume set.

By: Edward Upham (editor)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Parbury, Alle, & Co.: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3305

Condition: Very Good


London: Parbury, Alle, & Co.. Very Good. 1833. First Edition. Blind stamped green cloth boards with gilt details to spine. A surprisingly clean set without foxing, previous owners' names or other markings. Wear to heads & tails as well as loss to tail of volume I (see image). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for A Birds-Eye View of India, with extracts from a journal kept in the provinces, Nepal, &c.

A Birds-Eye View of India, with extracts from a journal kept in the provinces, Nepal, &c.

By: Erskine Perry

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1855

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5023

Condition: Very Good


Full deeply grained red morocco. Gilt particulars to front, rear, and spine. Gilt dentelles. Gilt edges. Inscription "From the author March 1857." on verso of front fly. Written by the late chief-justice of Bombay. Occasional foxing to first and last pages. Otherwise nice copy without previous owners' names or marking. viii, 277pp. 4.3 x 6.6 in. View more info

Image for Essai de Commentaire des Fragments Cosmogoniques de Bérose : d'après les  Textes cunéiformes et les Monuments de l'art Asiatique.

Essai de Commentaire des Fragments Cosmogoniques de Bérose : d'après les Textes cunéiformes et les Monuments de l'art Asiatique.

By: Francois Lenormant

Price: $1,760.00

Publisher: Paris, Maisonneuve et Ce.: 1871

Seller ID: 1476

Condition: Very Good


Number 102 of only 200 copies. Bibliographic note to front fly. Quarter cloth to marbled boards. A nice, clean, tight copy. ; 8vo ; 576 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Portuguese in India Being a history of the rise and decline of their  eastern empire. (2 Volume Set)

The Portuguese in India Being a history of the rise and decline of their eastern empire. (2 Volume Set)

By: Frederick Charles Danvers

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen & Co.: 1894

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2413

Condition: Very Good


London: W.H. Allen & Co.. Very Good. 1894. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth with bright gilt armorial decor to front boards. Very modest chip to spine of Volume 2. Slight foxing to fore edge. Contains pull-out map: 'Map of the Portuguese Territory of Goa showing also the principal places of Sattari'. A very bright, clean set.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Gengo Daijiten (Lexicon of Japanese Proverbs)

Gengo Daijiten (Lexicon of Japanese Proverbs)

By: Fujii (Otoo)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Yuhodo: 1954

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2421

Condition: Very Good


Nice, clean copy with the bookplate of proverb collector de Guinzbourg but without other writing or other owners' names. Fine dust jacket together with publisher's box. Blue-black cloth with nicely embossed decor & gilt title to spine. Small tape residue to front endpaper. ; 1159,254 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. View more info

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Junks and Sampans of the Upper Yangtze

By: G. R. G. Worcester

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Shanghai, Oder of the Inspector General of Customs: 1940

Seller ID: 4335

Condition: Very Good


Nicely bound in quarter black morocco over beveled moiré boards, gilt particulars to cover and spine, dark green end papers, 40 leaves of plates, some folded, some color, illustrations and photographs; frontispiece with tissue guard: photograph by Rev A. E. Owen titled "Crooked-Stern" Junk, 96 pages plus epilogue. Government publication, narrative of the various types of junks operating on the waters of the Upper Yangtze (Above Ichang) and its affluents. View more info

Grammaticae Syro-Chaldaeae Libri Duo, Quorum Primus Voces Simplices, Secundus Vero Conjunctas Considerat

By: Gaspar (Johannes)

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Geneva, PETRUS DE LA ROVIERE: 1619

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2965

Condition: Very Good


Geneva: PETRUS DE LA ROVIERE. Very Good. 1619. First Edition. Hardcover. Full calf with raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Losses to leather at hinge. Bookplate remnants adhered to front pastedown. Slight foxing throughout. Gaspar believed that Syro-Chaldaean was the language spoken by Adam in the Garden of Eden. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 278, [2]pp pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

The Sacred Kural. Or the Tamil Veda of Tiruvalluvar. Selected and translated with Introduction and notes.

By: H. A. Popley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Calcutta & London, Association Press; Oxford University Press: 1931

Seller ID: 3823

Condition: Very Good


Calcutta & London: Association Press; Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1931. Full yellow cloth. Decorative device printed in black to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Foxing to first and last pages. Scholia penciled throughout. A nice clean copy. ; The Heritage of India Series; Small 8vo; 120 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The Cambridge History of India, Volume V, British India 1497 - 1858

By: H.H. Dodwell, M.A.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, The Cambridge University Press: 1929

Seller ID: 2118

Condition: Very Good


A nice clean copy without previous owner's name or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 683 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Avesta Reader. Texts, notes, glossary and index.

By: Hans Reichelt

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Strassburg, Karl J. Trubner: 1911

Seller ID: 3828

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1911. Full blue cloth. Gilt particulars to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Penciled scholia throughout. Notes of previous owner loose to book. A clean, serviceable copy. ; tall 8vo; xiii, 304 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Burma Letters.

By: Herbert and Marion Hinton

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Burma, Self-published: 1921-1926

Seller ID: 3879

Condition: Very Good


Five years of methodically kept correspondence by a Baptist missionary his wife based in Mandalay, Burma. Comprised of mimeographs and carbon copies. Half black morocco over black cloth. Attempted pagination inked to top of first quarter of book. Begins with Herbert's account of boarding the "Venezuela" in San Francisco en route to Burma and ends with Marion's plans for heading back to the United States after a tour of the Middle East and Europe. First letter and two copies of Herbert Hinton's CV loose to front of book. Later notations penciled and inked occasionally througho... View more info

Image for Persia and the Persian Question  (Volumes I and II)

Persia and the Persian Question (Volumes I and II)

By: Hon. George N. Curzon, M. P.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Company: 1892

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1817

Condition: Very Good


Thick volumes in original green publisher's cloth with gilt titling to spine, gilt lion and sabre device to front board. William Turner map at rear in facsimile. Black endpapers, hinges mildly loose, foxing, rounded tips and soiled text block. First Edition. View more info

Image for Anvar-i (Anwar-i) Suheli, or Lights of Canopus, being the Persian version  of the fables of Bidpai.

Anvar-i (Anwar-i) Suheli, or Lights of Canopus, being the Persian version of the fables of Bidpai.

By: Husayn Vaiz (Waiz) Kashifi; J.W.J. (Joseph Walker Jasper) Ouseley

Price: $3,645.00

Publisher: Hertford, Stephen Austin for the East India Company: 1851

Seller ID: 3464

Condition: Very Good


Hertford: Stephen Austin for the East India Company. Very Good. 1851. Half red moroco over marbled boards nicely bound by Bennett in New York in for Guillermo Tamayo whose name appears at foot spine. ; 4to ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Travels from India to England Comprehending a Visit to the Burman Empire  and Journey through Persia, Asia Minor, European Turkey, &c.

Travels from India to England Comprehending a Visit to the Burman Empire and Journey through Persia, Asia Minor, European Turkey, &c.

By: James Edward Alexander

Price: $1,650.00

Publisher: London, Parbury, Allen, and Co.: 1827

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3168

Condition: Very Good


London: Parbury, Allen, and Co.. Very Good. 1827. First Edition. Wide margins; 2 maps; 14 lithographic plates 5 of which are hand-colored. Late nineteenth century rebacking in matching mauve morocco with wide cloth to gutters & gouge to front cover (see image). Marbled page ends and end sheets. Remnant of large bookplate on front pastedown. A handsome copy in a sturdy binding. Bound without half title & errata.; quarto 8.75 x 10.8 inches; xv, [2], 301 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Kuro Nakaboban Papers. Made by hand in Japan. [Trade catalog.]

Kuro Nakaboban Papers. Made by hand in Japan. [Trade catalog.]

By: Japan Paper Company

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Japan Paper Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 4063

Condition: Very Good


New York: Japan Paper Company. Very Good. N.D.. Stapled wraps with particulars printed to front cover. 18 pages of different types of hand-made deckle edge paper with decriptions and suggested uses of paper printed to recto only. A very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Unpaginated pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Reise nach dem glücklichen Arabien, Durch die Morgenländische See, und die  Enge des Rothen Meeres, Nebst einer ausführlichen Beschreibung der  berühmten Stadt Moka, samt ihrem ansehnlichen Haven, wie auch besonders  des Königreichs Yemen.

Reise nach dem glücklichen Arabien, Durch die Morgenländische See, und die Enge des Rothen Meeres, Nebst einer ausführlichen Beschreibung der berühmten Stadt Moka, samt ihrem ansehnlichen Haven, wie auch besonders des Königreichs Yemen.

By: Jean de la Roque

Price: $2,200.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Braun: 1740

Seller ID: 1385

Condition: Very Good


An account of coffee plantations in Yemen. Engraved frontis of Europeans sampling the local coffee beans. Engraved folding map of Yemen. Ancient worming to gutter not affecting text. Nicely bound in period full vellum with inked title to spine. First German edition.. ; 11x17.5 cm; [vi];1-192. pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Image for India Antiqua: a volume of Oriental studies presented by his friends and pupils to Jean Philippe Vogel, C.I.E., on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of his doctorate

India Antiqua: a volume of Oriental studies presented by his friends and pupils to Jean Philippe Vogel, C.I.E., on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of his doctorate

By: Jean Philippe Vogel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Netherlands, E. J. Brill Leyden: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4947


Blue cloth. Guilt title and device to cover. viii-329 pp and illustrations. 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. View more info

Image for Etudes sur l'Astronomie Indienne et l'Astronomie Chinoise.

Etudes sur l'Astronomie Indienne et l'Astronomie Chinoise.

By: Jean-Babtiste Biot

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Michel Levy et Freres: 1862

Seller ID: 2960

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Michel Levy et Freres. Very Good. 1862. Hardcover. Quarter green morocco with raised bands to spine. Bookshop plate to verso of front fly and Joseph McPherson's 1862 bold signature to half title. With three foldout plates. First edition of an expanded version of writings on Asian astronomy. "Biot's treatment was much more systematic than any which had preceded it" --Needham, Science and Civilization in China III, 183. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iii, 398 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Primeiro Roteiro da Costa da India desde Goa ate Dio: Narrando a viagem  que fez o Vice-Rei D. Garcia de Noronha 1538-1539. por Dom João de Castro,  Governador e Vice-rei, que depois foi, da India. Segundo MS. Autographo

Primeiro Roteiro da Costa da India desde Goa ate Dio: Narrando a viagem que fez o Vice-Rei D. Garcia de Noronha 1538-1539. por Dom João de Castro, Governador e Vice-rei, que depois foi, da India. Segundo MS. Autographo

By: Joao de Castro

Price: $2,440.00

Publisher: Porto, Diogo Kopke by Typographia Commercial Portuennse: 1843

Seller ID: 1535

Condition: Very Good


Porto: Diogo Kopke by Typographia Commercial Portuennse. Very Good. 1843. Lithographed frontis of Indian ruin, two large folded fascimiles of original manuscript, portrait of Joao Da Costa. Wide margined copy bound together with Atlas volume containing 15 large folded plates reproducing the original manuscript maps, plans & views bound in at the rear. Large paper copy handsomely bound in full contemporary Spanish tree calf with red morocco label & gilt spine decor. ; 26x16 cm; xliv,xii,284 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Beitrage zur Metrik des Awestas und des Rgvedas [sic]. Des XXXVIII bandes der abhandlungen der philologisch historischen klasse der sachsischen akademie der wissenschaften WITH Die Awestischen Herrschafts - Und Siegesfeuer. Mit text, ubersetzung und erklarung von yast 18 und 19.

By: Johannes Hertel

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Leipzig, S. Hirzel: 1927; 1931

Seller ID: 3836

Condition: Very Good


Attractively bound half black pebbled cloth over patterned paper. Paper label with inked particulars to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Nice clean copies.; Small 4to; 98; xv, 206 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info