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A History of Hong Kong

By: Welsh, Frank

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers, 1997

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition


Ideal reading matter for anyone embarking upon the long flight to Hong Kong, written with impressive clarity and a sharp sense of ironic humour. Clean, tight, large volume paperback - 652 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Stranger in Tibet - the Adventures of a Zen Monk

By: Berry, Scott

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Collins, 1990

Edition: First British Edition


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. View more info

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Alone Through China & Tibet (SIGNED)

By: Drysdale, Helena

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Constable & Co Ltd, 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: 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. View more info

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Among the Celestials - a Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, Across the Gobi Desert, Through the Himalayas to India

By: Younghusband, Captain Francis

Price: £77.50

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1898


Documents Younghusband's expedition through Manchuria, crossing the Gobi Desert and pioneering a route from Kashgar and India through the uncharted Mustagh Pass.for which he was elected the youngest member of the Royal Geographical Society and received the society's gold medal. A good clean hardback in two-tone brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and red decoration. Small stain to front dover. Some freying to cloth at head of spine strip. Hinges have been reinforced... View more info

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An Area of Darkness

By: Naipaul, V. S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society, 1966


Serves not only a discovery of India, but also a writer's discovery of a great deal in himself. Previous owner's name to ffep else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 288 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Tennessee, The Ladies' Hermitage Association, 1987


55pp. Profusely illustrated thoughout. A lovely clean bright copy,. View more info

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Angkor

By: MacDonald, Rt. Hon. Malcolm

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1960

Edition: Third Impression


Indispensible book for all visitors to Angkor. Includes 112 photographs taken by Tho and the author. Light sunning to page margins else a good clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 111 pages. Next post dispatch . View more info

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Back to Bokhara

By: MacLean, Fitzroy

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1959

Edition: Third Impression


The author tells of his recent return to the Soviet Union and to the legendary cities of Russian Turkestan. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shlefwear & tear - 156 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Beside The Bamboo

By: MacGowan, John

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, London Missionary Society, 1914

Edition: First Edition


Tells of a voyage to China, a land where for many a long century people of another land would never be permitted to glimpse into their lives. With thirty-six pages of illustrations. Presentation page neatly filled in. Light sunning to page edges else a generally clean copy with minor wrinkles to cover and sunning to spine - 191 pages. View more info

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Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Palestine and Syria

By: N/A

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Thos. Cook & Son, 1911

Edition: New Revised Edition


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. View more info

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Cry from the Highest Mountain (SIGNED COPY)

By: Burrows, Tess

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Bridgnorth, Shropshire, United Kingdom, TravellersEye Ltd, 2003

Inscription: 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. View more info

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East is East

By: Mikes, George

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch, 1958

Edition: First Edition


Lovely clean, bright copy in attractive dust jacket. 190pp. Red cloth with gilt titles. The author gives a warm and humorous account of the people he met on his travels throughout Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaya, Siam and Turkey. View more info

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Eye of the Day

By: Olivier, Tarquin

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1964

Edition: First Edition


The author - a young English graduate, tells of his time travelling through South East Asia covering Indonesia, Malaya, Cambodia and Thailand. A very good clean copy containing 179 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. View more info

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Food and Travels: Asia

By: Hendy, Alastair

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley, 2004

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info

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HongKong

By: Agee, Amanda

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Harrap Columbus, 1988


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. View more info