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Battling For Peace. A Memoir. (Signed)

By: Shimon Peres

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1995

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2391

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


New York: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. First. Hardcover. First edition in very good condition dust jacket. Signed by author on bookplate to front endpaper. Contains eight pages of black-and-white photographs. A very good copy without previous owner's names or other markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Tibetan Buddhistology

By: Shyuki Yoshimura

Price: $205.00

Publisher: Kyoto, Research Society for the Eastern Sacred Books, Ryukoku University: 1953

Seller ID: 3842

Condition: Very Good


Kyoto: Research Society for the Eastern Sacred Books, Ryukoku University. Very Good. 1953. Full blue cloth. Title gilt to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. A very nice and clean copy. ; Small 4to; xiv, 52, 47 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Palestine; Statement of Policy by His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom; Cmd. 3692

By: Sidney Webb, the Secretary of State for the Colonies to Parliament by Command of His Majesty

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1930

Seller ID: 2809

Condition: Very Good


23 pages; Some rust to staples. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Image for Dies Caniculares, Illustrissimi et Reverendissimi Praesulis, Dn. Simonis  Maioli Episcopi Vulturariensis: Hoc est, Colloquia Physica Nova &  admiranda, tum lectu iucunda & supra fidem recreabilia, tum cognitu  insignia & penitus necessaria.

Dies Caniculares, Illustrissimi et Reverendissimi Praesulis, Dn. Simonis Maioli Episcopi Vulturariensis: Hoc est, Colloquia Physica Nova & admiranda, tum lectu iucunda & supra fidem recreabilia, tum cognitu insignia & penitus necessaria.

By: Simon Maioli

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: 1615

Seller ID: 2376

Condition: Very Good


Original blind stamped calf, gilt fore edge furniture. Lacking straps. Paper label to spine, chip to head of spine.; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

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On the Trail of the Opium Poppy (2 vol. set)

By: Sir Alexander Hosie

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son, Ltd.: 1914

Seller ID: 2958

Condition: Very Good


London: George Philip & Son, Ltd.. Very Good. 1914. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt title to front covers and gilt particulars to spines. Eigth inch loss to head of vol 2 spine. Bookplates have been removed from front pastedowns. Vol. I with foldout map of Shansi, Shensi and Kansu to rear of book. Vol. II with foldout map of Szechuan, Yunnan and Kueichou to rear of book. A handsome set.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii,300,4;[x],308,4 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Journals Kept in Hyderabad, Kashmir, Sikkim and Nepal. (2 vol. set)

By: Sir Richard Temple (Edited by Richard Carnac Temple)

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen & Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 2957

Condition: Very Good


London: W.H. Allen & Co.. Very Good. 1887. Green cloth boards with black decoration to front covers. Gilt particulars to spines. Losses to gutters of both volumes. Bookplate of Daniel Baugh to front pastedowns. Yellow endpapers. Uncut pages. Vol. I with foldout maps of "The Dominions of the Nizam of Haidarabad including Berar", "The Territories of the Maharaja of Jumanoo and Kashmir" and "City and Environs of Srinigar in Kashmir". Vol. 2 with foldout "Map to Illustrate Route Followed in 1859 & 1871 and Panorama from the Takht-I-Sulaiman" (detached) and tw... View more info

Image for Voyage a Peking, a travers la Mongolie, en 1820 et 1821. Traduit du Russe,  par N***, revu par J.-B. Eyries; Publie, avec des corrections et de notes,  par J(ulius) Klaproth. Two Volume Set.

Voyage a Peking, a travers la Mongolie, en 1820 et 1821. Traduit du Russe, par N***, revu par J.-B. Eyries; Publie, avec des corrections et de notes, par J(ulius) Klaproth. Two Volume Set.

By: Timkovski, Klaproth & J. B. Eyries

Price: $2,230.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie Orientale de Dondey-Dupre Pere et Fils: 1827

Seller ID: 1473

Condition: Very Good


Early twentieth century quarter black cloth over batik boards. A nice crisp set.; 8vo ; [3],xii,480; 459 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Harsa-Carita [Harshacharita] of Bana [Banabhatta].

By: Translated by E. B. Cowell and F. W. Thomas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Delhi, Varanasi & Patna, Motilal Banarsidass: 1961

Seller ID: 3822

Condition: Very Good


Delhi, Varanasi & Patna: Motilal Banarsidass. Very Good. 1961. Brown cloth with particulars printed to front cover and spine in black. Light foxing to edges. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Some notations penciled throughout, otherwise, a nice clean copy without further markings. ; 8vo; xiv, 284 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Great Dictionary of Proverbs

By: Unokichi Hattori, Yaichi Haga and Kotaro Yasui

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Bun Sho Kaku: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3302

Condition: Very Good


Tokyo: Bun Sho Kaku. Very Good. 1915. First Edition. Textured blue cloth with publisher's device to front cover and gilt title and decoration to spine. Light wear to hinges and corners. Divided in to three sections: Japanese proverbs, Chinese proverbs and English proverbs. Patterned endpapers. Bookplate of noted proverb collector de Guinzbourg to front pastedown. Japanese stamp to rear pastedown. Otherwise, a nice clean copy without further markings. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 248,552,175 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Bibliographie Arabe: Bibliographie des Ouvrages Arabes ou Relatifs aux Arabes publies dans l'Europe Chretienne de 1810 a 1885 (12 Volume Set)

By: Victor Chauvin

Price: $470.00

Publisher: Liege: H. Vaillant-Carmanne and Leipzig: O. Harrassowitz: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2422

Condition: Very Good


Liege: H. Vaillant-Carmanne and Leipzig: O. Harrassowitz. Very Good. 1907. First Edition. Softcover. 12 Volume Set. Bound in paper, minor damage to cover in some volumes. Wear to head and tail of most spines in set. Clear and clean throughout. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Mudrarakshasa.

By: Visakhadatta with the commentary of Dhundhiraj. Edited with critical and explanatory notes by Kashinath Trimbak Telang

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Bombay, Government Central Book Depot: 1884

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3665

Condition: Very Good


Quarter brown worn morocco over marbled paper. Gilt particulars to label to spine. Signed personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler. ; Bombay Sanskrit Series No. XXVII; 8vo; liv, 283, 63 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Minimata: Life - Sacred and Profane

By: W. Eugene Smith

Price: $250.00

Publisher: [Tokyo], Soju-Sha: [1973]

Seller ID: 3972

Condition: Very Good


[Tokyo]: Soju-Sha. Very Good. [1973]. Twelve plates loose as issued in publisher's printed paper chemise. Text in English and Japanese. Some light creasing to chemise (not affecting plates), otherwise, a very nice, clean copy without previous owners' name or other markings. ; Folio ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Return of a King The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42

By: William Dalrymple

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press: 2014

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 1765

Condition: As New


Norwalk: Easton Press. As New. 2014. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Full calf; gilt decor, raised bands, all edges gilt. An as new copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 515 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters: Its Festivals and Folk-Lore

By: William Henry Furness

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2465

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good. 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. 1 of 500 copies. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and front board. Gilt illustration to front board. Frontispece image of a Tattooed Kayan Married Woman. An uncommonly nice, tight & bright copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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An Account of the Kingdom of Nepaul, being the substance of observations made during a mission to that country in the year 1793. Illustrated with a map and other engravings.

By: William Kirkpatrick

Price: $2,350.00

Publisher: London, William Miller: 1811

Seller ID: 3689

Condition: Very Good


London: William Miller. Very Good. 1811. Attractive later binding of gilt tooled red morocco with gilt decorations and particulars to spine. Previous owner's name in gilt to foot of spine. All edges gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Lacks plate called for at page 132, however no evidence of it ever being there. Large folding map of Nepal with routes taken by Kirkpatrick. 2.5 inch tear near horizontal fold line to right of map not affecting image. Some foxing, otherwise, a very nice clean copy. ; 4to ; xix, [i], 386, [ii], [iv] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Prior... View more info

Image for Japanese Rule In Formosa With Preface by Baron Shimpei Goto, Chief of the Civil Administration. Translated By George Braithwaite.

Japanese Rule In Formosa With Preface by Baron Shimpei Goto, Chief of the Civil Administration. Translated By George Braithwaite.

By: Yosaburo Takekoshi, Shempei Goto.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Company: 1907

Edition: First English

Seller ID: 1518

Condition: Very Good


Bright gilt to cover & spine. A handsome copy; slight foxing to prefatory & end pages. Large folding map. Forty interesting photographs, least of which is frontis of the Govenor-General. ; xv,242 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. First Edition. View more info