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G.W. Bacon Wall Atlas of Asia and Adjacent Lands - Contours

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003725

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear and fraying to hinges between segments, some light chalk marks, pin holes around top corners and titles written on neatly in ink on front covers. No date but circa early 20th century based on countries and cities mapped (Constantinople etc). SCARCE View more info

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G.W. Bacon Wall Atlas of Asia and Adjacent Lands - Produce

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003726

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear and fraying to hinges between segments, some light chalk marks, pin holes around top corners and titles written on neatly in ink on front covers. No date but circa early 20th century based on countries and cities mapped (Constantinople etc). SCARCE View more info

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Philips' Comparative Wall Atlas of Asia - Relief of Land and Communications

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: George Philip & Son, Ltd.: 1955

Seller ID: 003741

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear to hinges between segments, covers with browned and worn edges, slightly tarnished eyelets, large marks to rear car cover and small stamp of "York Technical College" on front cover. Philips' Comparative Wall Atlas of Asia - Relief of Land and Communications View more info

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Twentieth Century Mongolia.

By: Baabar (Bat-Erdene Batbayar).

Price: £65.00

Publisher: White Horse Press, 1999. 1874267405: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2277

ISBN: 1874267405

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiii, 448, XVI b&w plates, notes, bibliography, index. The history of Mongolia. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED.S30. View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2010/2011: A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation.

By: Goodwin, Stephen.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Alpine Journal: 2011

Seller ID: 005893

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, in Fine condition. As New. With dustwrapper, in Fine condition, with clear archival wrapper. As New, With colour illustrations, pp497. Chapters include: High Asia: The Troubled road to Karim Sar, The Great White Jade Heist, Cri de Coeur from the Alps, Ski mounta8ineering on the frozen continent, Greenland with the wild bunch, Annapurna anniversaries, Ama Dablam, Noyce's Cambridge mountaineering poets, An Alpine trophy: The legendary Grepon Ice-Axe. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS... View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2012, A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. Volume 116.

By: Goodwin, Stephen.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Alpine Journal: 2012

Seller ID: 005896

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, in Fine condition. With dustwrapper in Fine condition, with clear archival wrapper.With colour illustrations, ppxiv, 453, with index. Chapters include: High Asia: A Peak and three passes in Himachal, Reflecting on Gasherbrum II, Is Mountaineering a Sport? Exploring the Eastern Caucasus, Zemu Gap from the South, West Sikkim, Unclimbed Peaks in Sichuan. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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Spice: The History of a Temptation

By: Jack Turner

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005488

ISBN: 000257067X

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxxviii, 409, colour illustrations, index. In the ancient Egyptian temple of Dayr al-Bahri is preserved the earliest surviving representation of a merchant fleet. Date to around 1495 BC, rows of hieroglyphs record that the pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut sent the fleet one thousand nine hundred miles south to the land of Punt, a mysterious kingdom somewhere in the Horn of Africa, whence it returned in triumph with a priceless cargo of cinnamon. Yet cinnamon never grew there; it comes from the islands of Southeast Asia; the sca... View more info

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The Light of Asia and The Light of the World: A comparison of the legend, the doctrine, & the ethics of the Buddha with the story, the doctrine, & the ethics of Christ

By: Kellogg, S.H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: MacMillan & Co, 1885.: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2014

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with original blue boards with rough cut pages, Very Good condition. First edition, pp xviii,390, index. A comparison of Christianity and Buddhism. SCARCE. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Modern Ceramics of Uzbekistan (??????????? ???????? ???????????)

By: Larissa, Zhadova

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Moscow, 1963

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005183

Condition: Good


Hardcover with small emblem on front board and titles on spine, considerable shelfwear and bumping to corners, some staining and making to boards but otherwise in Good condition, dustwrapper with some loss to lower portion of front cover and some marking and staining but otherwise in Good condition. Presumed first edition, pp 177, b&w illustrations. Very Scarce book of Uzbek pottery and ceramics in Russian. View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2014: A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. Volume 118.

By: Newman, Bernard.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Alpine Journal: 2014

Seller ID: 005894

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. With dustwrapper, in Fine condition, with clear archival wrapper. As New, With colour illustrations, ppviii, 427. Chapters include: High Asia: Kishtwar Kailash, Zanskar, Tharang I, Nyainbo Yuze, Dent d'Herens, Wall of Paine, The Rise of Tibet THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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Holy Himalaya: The Religion, Traditions, and Scenerey of a Himalayan Province (Kumaon and Garhwal)

By: Oakley, E. Sherman.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004468

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in publisher's original pictorial cloth covered boards, previous owners notes and illustration on Hindu architecture written/drawn neatly in ink to rear of book, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 319, frontis, 17 photographic illustrations all as called for, wood cut illustrations at chapter headings and in text. The present volume will, it is hoped, have some value as an attempt to show the romance and reality of a corner of India remote from railways and the usual tourist lines, little known to Europeans in general, though famous in the annals of Hinduism and a r... View more info

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Gathered Leaves from Ceylon.

By: Paterson, Rev. J.G.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: David Bryce and Son: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006358

Condition: Very Good


Small hardback in dark blue cloth covers with beveled boards, some light shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. Size: 11 x 14 cm. First edition. With a dedication from the author to previous owner, but not signed. (To Mrs D. Lamond from the Author, 13 Sept 1895) Sepia-style illustration in red ink. With map of Ceylon. With pp146, View more info