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CHINGGIS KHAN THE GOLDEN HISTORY OF THE MONGOLS
Written by Urgunge Onon; Sue Bradbury.
Stock no. 1320904
Published by Folio Society. 1ST THUS 1993. Very good condition.

White cloth, black titles. Colour illustrations. White covers are a bit grubby, spine is slightly browned. Top edge of textblock is dusty. Original black slipcase has a small white spot to one corner of spine.

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THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron; Geoffrey Moorhouse. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 1821575
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

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THE SILK ROAD
Written by Frances Wood.
Stock no. 2134557
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition.

Turquoise silk covered boards with gilt decorations, gilt title to spine. Endpapers form maps of the Silk Road in Central Asia. Colour photos and illustrations. 270 pages includes index. Book is faded to spine with a few faint marks to front cover and spine. Pictorial slipcase is bumped at front edge with slight damage, also small crack at base.

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THE GREAT RAILWAY BAZAAR
Written by Paul Theroux.
Stock no. 1320746
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

By Train through Asia. Black cloth spine with yellow and red title, pictorial sides. Yellow map to endpapers. Colour photos. New introduction by the author. Minimal rubbing to corners. Contained in publisher's dark red slipcase.

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THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTAH
Written by Ibn Battutah; Tim Mackintosh-Smith.
Stock no. 1821365
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Abridged, annotated and with a foreword by Tim Mackintosh-Smith. Brown cloth boards with blocked design in gilt and blue. Colour illustrations. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed with minor marks.

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IN XANADU: A QUEST
Written by William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 1821354
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Nearly fine condition.

With a new introduction by the author. The author's quest across Asia to Coleridge's Xanadu. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing.

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THE SILK ROAD
Written by Frances Wood.
Stock no. 1320547
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Almost very good condition.

Turquoise silk covered boards with gilt decorations, gilt title to spine. Endpapers form maps of the Silk Road in Central Asia. Colour photos and illustrations. 270 pages includes index. Contents are fine. Spine is bumped and browned, light scuff marks to front cover. Contained in publisher's photographic cream slipcase.

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THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron; Geoffrey Moorhouse. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 1320541
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Light crease to lower corners of prelims. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is lightly scored.

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MOUNT KINABALU: BORNEO'S MAGIC MOUNTAIN
Written by K.M. Wong; C.L. Chan.
Stock no. 1821273
Published by Natural History Publications (borneo). 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

An introduction to the natural history of one of the world's great natural monuments. Pink leather spine & corners, gilt title to spine. Dark green leather boards. Colour photos. vii and 95 pages. ISBN: 9838120146. Pink leather darkened to brown on corners. Binders sticker to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820862
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233. Foxing to pastedowns hidden under flaps of dustwrapper. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper.

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THE ENGLISH GOVERNESS AT THE SIAMESE COURT
Written by Anna Harriette Leonowens.
Stock no. 2134233
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition.

Peach cloth. Recollections of 6 years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok. Spine is grubby. Slip case is good - unevenly browned with grubby marks and surface paper damage to one side.

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THE YOUNG PILGRIM OR ALFRED CAMPBELL'S RETURN TO THE EAST
Written by Mrs. Hofland.
Stock no. 1318927
Published by A.K. Newman and Co.. 1841. Good condition.

"And his travels in Egypt, Nubia, Asia Minor, Arabria Petrea, etc". New edition, with additions. Red embossed cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine and vignette to front covers. Yellow endpapers. 239 pages, all edges gilt. 6 b/w engraved plates (each with two illustrations). Spine and corners bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Covers grubby. Endpapers grubby. Heavy foxing and fingering to contents.

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