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Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Palestine and Syria
1 Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Palestine and Syria
London Thos. Cook & Son 1911 New Revised Edition Card Covers Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Good, clean copy lacking the map housed inside the rear cover. All others attached and present. Now serves as a nostalgic insight into the lands over a century ago - 462 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Map of the People's Republic of China
2 Map of the People's Republic of China
China China Cartographic 1980 Soft Cover Very Good 
Very good clean copy of this large fold-out map. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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HongKong, Agee, Amanda
3 Agee, Amanda HongKong
London Harrap Columbus 1988 0747101167 / 9780747101161 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unique visual journey to a number of key destinations with illuminating photo captions accompanied by an in-depth essay. Clean, bright large format hardback - 79 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, Anon
4 Anon Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Tennessee The Ladies' Hermitage Association 1987 Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9"" - 12"" tall" 
55pp. Profusely illustrated thoughout. A lovely clean bright copy,. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Lucknow : A Guide to Places of Interest with History and Map, Awasthi, M. D. ( Compiled By )
5 Awasthi, M. D. ( Compiled By ) Lucknow : A Guide to Places of Interest with History and Map
Lucknow, India Shukla Printing Press Eighth Edition Soft Cover Fair 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Produced in the hope of lessening the difficulties of sight-seeing at Lucknow. Some odd spotting though text block is clean. Not dated, last date mentioned 1928 - original price 8 Annas. 48 pages plus an attached, fold-out map inside rear cover. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Stranger in Tibet - the Adventures of a Zen Monk, Berry, Scott
6 Berry, Scott A Stranger in Tibet - the Adventures of a Zen Monk
London Collins 1990 0002153378 / 9780002153379 First British Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo 
Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. "Anyone interested in Asia, in exploration or simply in human nature should read it" Gavin Young. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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India with Sanjeev Bhaskar, Bhaskar, Sanjeev
7 Bhaskar, Sanjeev India with Sanjeev Bhaskar
London HarperCollins Publishers 2007 0007247389 / 9780007247387 TV Tie-in Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to 
The author brings India alive as he embarks on an epic and uniquely personal journey through the heart of India for the BBC2 TV Series, unveiling a country of contradictions and surprises, where anciant and modern collide. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 287 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Cry from the Highest Mountain (SIGNED COPY), Burrows, Tess
8 Burrows, Tess Cry from the Highest Mountain (SIGNED COPY)
Bridgnorth, Shropshire, United Kingdom TravellersEye Ltd 2003 1903070120 / 9781903070123 Soft Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Signed by Author
Clean, bright copy which has reading creases to spine. Signed to the title page with the inscription "Love and blessings Tess Burrows". 251 pages. Illustrated with colour photos. The goal of the Climb for Tibet team was to climb to the point furthest from the centre of the Earth, some 2150 metres higher than the summit of Everest; their mission was to promote Earth Peace by highlighting Tibet and the Dalai Lama's ideals. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Softly,Wild Drums :  In New Guinea Today, Dean, Beth and Carell, Victor
9 Dean, Beth and Carell, Victor Softly,Wild Drums : In New Guinea Today
Sydney, NSW, Australia Ure Smith 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Presents an exciting picture of New Guinea and its inhabitants - both as it was before the white man's influence and afterwards. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear - 200 pages including glossary. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Alone Through China & Tibet (SIGNED), Drysdale, Helena
10 Drysdale, Helena Alone Through China & Tibet (SIGNED)
London Constable & Co Ltd 1986 0094672008 / 9780094672000 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The story a young girl in her early twenties who travelled alone for five months to such 'outlandish' places as China and Tibet. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''For Brian with best wishes Helen Drysdale February 1987''. 207 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Turkey 1985, Fodor, Eugene
11 Fodor, Eugene Turkey 1985
London Hodder & Stoughton 1984 0340362693 / 9780340362693 Soft Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Calaora, Lorraine 
Now serves as a nostalgic guide to the Turkey of over 30 years ago. 386 pages including index plus illustrated maps. Previous owner's sticker inside cover. Light wear to covers. Good clean copy. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Tibetan Venture - in the Country of the Ngolo-Setas, Guibaut, Andre
12 Guibaut, Andre Tibetan Venture - in the Country of the Ngolo-Setas
London John Murray 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. ix + 206 pages including index. 6 b&w illustrations + 2 maps. Boards are lightly soiled with small stain to rear cover. Spine strip has darkened. Top edge dusty. Edges untrimmed. Foxing to edges but text block clean. An account of the second Guibaut-Liotard expedition. Translated by Lord Sudley. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Seven Years in Tibet, Harrer, Heinrich
13 Harrer, Heinrich Seven Years in Tibet
London Pan 1965 Soft Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Pages tanning with age else a good clean paperback copy. Translated from the German by Richard Graves with an introduction by Peter Fleming. Unparallelled account by the Westerner who became the friend and tutor of the young Dalai Lama and finally accompanied him to India when he fled the Red Chinese invasion. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Food and Travels: Asia, Hendy, Alastair
14 Hendy, Alastair Food and Travels: Asia
London Mitchell Beazley 2004 1840009071 / 9781840009071 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unread copy with slightest storage wear. Asian food has been adopted by the West and it seems we can't get enough of it. Simple to prepare, clean tasting, and stylishly presented, it is the ideal food for home cooks who want great food with minimal effort. 240 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Viet-Nam, Civilization and Culture, Huard, Pierre & Durand, Maurice
15 Huard, Pierre & Durand, Maurice Viet-Nam, Civilization and Culture
Hanoi Ecole Francaise D'extreme Orient 1990 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A very good clean hardback copy of the English version of the work entitled "Connaissance du Vietnam" which covers topics incuding The physical geography of Vietnam; a brief history of Vietnam; Vietnamese somatical structure, culture, calendar and festivals; social life; law and justice,; warfare, craftmen; food and drink etc. Printed on thin paper. 452 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Overland Route from India, Jepson, Stanley
16 Jepson, Stanley The Overland Route from India
Bombay, India Times of India Press 1938 First Edition Hard Cover Good Ex-Library 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Ex Air Ministry library copy with the usual markings. Rare hardback which charts the mammoth journey with the help of 74 illustrations. Some light wear and stain marks to boards - 151 pages. 
Price: 87.50 GBP
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India Discovered, Keay, John
17 Keay, John India Discovered
London William Collins 1989 0002178591 / 9780002178594 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7"" - 9"" tall" 
Delves into the history of the home of two of the world's greatest classical civilizations, and the country which has produced one of the world's richest cultural heritages. Clean, bright copy - 221 pages includes index. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Through the Jungle Very Softly, Koch-Isenburg, Ludwig
18 Koch-Isenburg, Ludwig Through the Jungle Very Softly
London The Travel Book Club 1963 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Blends rare warmth and charm with a beautiful evocation of exotic lands and beasts as the household zoo owner in Frankfurt is overwhelminly drawn to the tropical wonders of south-east Asia. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 214 pages. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Secret Asia, Low, Charles
19 Low, Charles Secret Asia
London Stanley Paul 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket Ex Library 8vo 
Ex-army-library copy with usual markings. The author writes of his travels through Asia during the 1920's and 30's. A good clean reading copy illustrated with 18 b.w. photographs. Hinges have been reinforced with linen binder's tape. Covers shows some light soiling. 256 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 20.50 GBP
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Into China, Lowe, John
20 Lowe, John Into China
London John Murray 1986 0719543339 / 9780719543333 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Excellent introduction to China and its peoples based on the author's extensive travels there between 1983 and 1985. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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