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DISCOVERIES IN THE RUINS OF NINEVEH AND BABYLON
Written by Austen Henry Layard.
Stock no. 2136590
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. As new condition.

With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert: Being the Result of a Second Expedition Undertaken for the Trustees of the British Museum. Introduction by Andrew George. Blue cloth with blocked design, white title to spine. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case is near fine.

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BUNRAKU: THE PUPPET THEATRE
Written by Tsuruo Ando; Charles J. Dunn.
Stock no. 2136449
Published by Walker; Weatherhill. 1st USA 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Performing Arts of Japan: 1. Introduction by Dunn. B/w and colour photos throughout. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a creased front flap; repaired tear to rear panel; spine is fadd.

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PAIFORCE: THE OFFICIAL STORY OF THE PERSIA AND IRAQ COMMAND 1941-1946
No author listed.
Stock no. 2136436
Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown/red cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed, with some spots and marks. Page browning and some foxing. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some pieces of loss; foxed, which is more visible to rear panel.

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THE AFGHAN CONNECTION: THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF MAJOR ELDRED POTTINGER
Written by George Pottinger.
Stock no. 2136094
Published by Scottish Academic Press. Circa 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Marron/red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0707302862. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and wrapper flaps.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN VOL. 7: LAUGHING THRUSHES TO THE MANGROVE WHISTLER
Written by Salim Ali; S. Dillon Ripley.
Stock no. 2136044
Published by Oxford University Press. 1990. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Second (revised) edition. Blue leatherette covers with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0195635906. 1" split to base of spine. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; green sticker to base of spine.

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IN XANADU: A QUEST
Written by William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 1822913
Published by Folio Society. Circa 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. Still in original shrinkwrap! Spine is slightly faded as are the edges of the slipcase.

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A SHORT WALK IN THE HINDU KUSH
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 1822911
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. Fine condition.

Attractive blue and cream pictorial cloth. The author's travels in Aghanistan. B/w photos. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BEANCAKER TO BOXBOAT: STEAMSHIP COMPANIES IN CHINESE WATERS
Written by H.W. Dickinson; S.A. Kentwell.
Stock no. 1822821
Published by Nautical Association Of Australia Inc.. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A list of ships with a brief descriptions and some b/w photos. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0959907939. Title to dustwrapper spine is very faded and lightly browned.

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SOLD EAST: TRADERS, TRAMPS AND TUGS OF CHINESE WATERS
Written by H.W. Dickinson; S.A. Kentwell.
Stock no. 1822820
Published by Nautical Association Of Australia Inc.. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Many cargoliners and tramps from Britain and Europe and most coasters from Australia and New Zealand were eventually 'sold East' to begin a second career for owners based in Shanghai (until 1949) or Hongkong. A sequel to 'Beancaker to Boxboat' completing the study of the shipping firms that had their origins on the China Coast before 1949. Blue boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0959907947. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners with a few small clsoed tears, spine is faded (title almost disappeared) with a small stain.

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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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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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