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A selection of over 90 of the most attractive, remarkable, and historically significant European and Japanese maps of Japan. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour maps, some folding. ISBN: 0834801841. Foxing to text block, contents clean. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Illustrated cream buckram binding. Black title block with gilt title to spine. Introduced by Norman Stone. Colour plates. xxiii and 671 pages including index. Minor mark to vertical edge of text block. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.
Grey printed cloth boards. Map of central Asia to endpapers. Colour & b/w plates, b/w maps. Top edge grey. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and marked.
AIR WAR FOR BURMA: THE ALLIED AIR FORCES FIGHT BACK IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA 1942-1945
Written by Christopher Shores.
Stock no. 1825971
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Third and Concluding Volume of The Bloody Shambles Series. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904010954. Base of spine bumped. Boards clean. Minor foxing to top edge of text block and a few minor marks to free front endpaper. Faint biro squiggle to title page else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.
Popular Edition. Grey pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Life and Missionary Enterprise in Kashmir. 2nd impression. Boards rubbed and a little marked, spine browned, lower rear corner of board creased. Text block browned. Foxing throughout. All plates present.
The incredible story of the discovery of the Pandanan wreck in the Philippines, a 15th century merchant vessel loaded with 5,000 pieces of remarkable preserved, priceless ceramics. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour maps to endpapers and colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9719171901. A few marks to dustwrapper and some light scuffing. Else a very nice copy.
DESERT LANDSCAPES AND LANDFORMS OF IRAN (GEOGRAPHY OF THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT)
Written by Mehran Maghsoudi.
Stock no. 1825208
Published by Springer. 1st 2021. Slightly better than very good condition.
A unique and highly illustrated overview of the desert geomorphology of Iran. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. Printed by Books on Demand, Germany. viii and 199 numbered pages including index. ISBN: 9783030589141. Corners lightly rubbed & creased, rear cover lightly scuffed. Contents clean.
ORCHID SPECIES FROM HIMALAYA AND SOUTHEAST ASIA VOL. 2 (G-P)
Written by Eng Soon Teoh.
Stock no. 1825186
Published by Springer. Circa 2022. Fine condition.
A presentation of over 700 popular orchid species in 104 genera carefully detailed with beautiful photographs and concise description of plants, their distribution and habitats. A must for everyone fascinated by orchids or with a love for nature. Green boards. ISBN: 9783030804275. Unread, still in original shrinkwrap which is torn at top of spine and top rear edge.
A comprehensive record and celebration of the wonderful variety and abundance of flora to be found in Kuwait. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. 128 pages including 'notes'. ISBN: 0905743814. Joints starting to weaken but still tight, rear joint slightly cracked at lower edge. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edge, is lightly scuffed and has previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear panel.
Second Edition. Historical and descriptive; commercial and Industrial; facts, figures, & resources. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette of palm tree to front board. B/w photos. Green mottling to text block. Damp stain to top & tail of spine. Small hole in cloth to front edge of spine. Uneven fading to boards. Professional repair of joints with matching blue cloth. Endpapers mottled with damp. Front hinge starting to pull, binding tight. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is unevenly browned and worn at corners, rear panel lightly marked. A nice copy of a scarce item.
YUSSUF THE GUIDE OR, THE MOUNTAIN BANDITS
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by John Schonberg.
Stock no. 1323811
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.
"Being a story of strange adventure in Asia Minor". Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 352 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers lightly marked. Prize plate to front pastedown. Heavy foxing.
A Youth Edition prepared by Eleanor Graham. The true story of a pioneering expedition to Urianhal, a little No-man's-land between Russian and Chinese territory. Puffin Story Book PS10. Red and white cardwraps. 144 pages. Covers edge rubbed. Small, light damp stain affects top corners of pages, else clean.