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Chinese Bondage in peru; a History of the Chinese Coolie in Peru, 1849-1874

By: Stewart, Watt

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ7266

Condition: Very Good


Textblock and binding is clean and tight. lightly finger smudged, lightly chipped, price-clipped dust jacket with overall light edge, spine and corner wear; 247p., including index. View more info

Asian American Voices

By: Straub, Deborah Gillan (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, U-X-L: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB8452

ISBN: 0810396769

Condition: Fine


Appears new. Bright and tight textblock, b&w photographs. Glossy illustrated boards in immaculate condition. 240pp., including index. View more info

The Tent Pegs of Heaven: A Journey Through Afghanistan

By: Street, Lucie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ8853

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock and binding is clean and tight. lightly edge worn, unclipped dust jacket. 189p. View more info

The Alleged 'Nanking Massacre' Japans Rebuttal to China's Forged Claims (Bilingual in Japanese and English)

By: Tadao, Takemoto; Yasuo, Ohara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Meisei-sha, Inc.: 2000

Seller ID: SB9861

ISBN: 4944219059

Condition: Fine


Bilingual in Japanese and English. Immaculate copy. Bright and tight textblock, b&w photographs and maps. English part is 155pp., including chronology, bibliography and index. Japapese part is 159pp. View more info

North Korea Directory 1992

By: Takahashi, Shotaro (edited By Radiopress Inc.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Radiopress, Inc.: 1992

Seller ID: SB8229

ISBN: 4947638818

Condition: Fine


Published in Korean, Japanese and English; Textblock immaculate and tight; Bound in flexible cloth-like wraps in perfect condition. Unclipped dust jacket with chip to head of spine corners, lightly creased corners and minor wear to edges. 319p. This is the Fifth issue of the North Korea Directory. View more info

A History of Asian Americans: Strangers From a Different Shore

By: Takaki, Ronald

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB7814

ISBN: 0316831301

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is extremely tight and clean, appears to be unread with b&w photographs and maps. Illustrated cover with only slight bumping to the bottom corners. 591pp., including notes and index. View more info

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Pakistan: A Modern History

By: Talbot, Ian

Price: $48.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: SJ8910

ISBN: 0195650735

Condition: Very Good


Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with light edge and spine wear. 432pp.; including select bibliography and index. View more info

Confessions of a Thug

By: Taylor, Captain Meadows; Rawson, Brian (intro. by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Stein and Day Publishers: 1968

Seller ID: SB5191

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight textblock. Dent on top edge of binding. Unclipped dust jacket with very light loss to extremities. 338p. A fictionalized account of the true story of the Thuggee of India. The author was in the service of the Nizam of Hyderabad when he investigated the Thuggee, which arose from the worship of Bhowani, the destroyer goddess of the Hindus. Her disciples were rewarded with the right to kill by strangulation. The term "thug" comes from this practice. View more info

Stories of the Chinese People's Volunteers

By: Teachers of the English Faculty of the Foreign Languages Department of Futan University (translated by)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1960

Seller ID: SB4022

Condition: Good+


Light age staining on end pages, white-out inked name on top corner of ffep, rippling to back end page. Shelf and character wear to binding, edge wear. Yellow top edge. Unclipped dust jacket, flaps taped to binding, moderately character worn, light chipping to corners, large moisture discoloration to edges of dust jacket, rubbed, taped edges. 259pp. View more info

The Chowkhamba Sanskrit Studies Vol. LVIII: The Hunas in India

By: Thakur, Upendra; Sircar, D. C. (foreword by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Varanasi, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ8772

Condition: Good


Lightly pencil marked throughout. Penciled notes on back end pages. Moderate and characteristic rippling of end pages and binding. Otherwise textblock and binding is clean and tight. Rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with chiped corners, chip at foot of spine, closed edge tears, pencil underlining. 344p., including bibliography and index. View more info

Our Sowars and Sepoys: Official Textbook for the Lower Standard Examination in Urdu

By: The Board of Examiners (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, Manager of Publications, Government of India: 1941

Seller ID: SB5294

Condition: Very Good


light wear down gutter of title page, else textblock is clean and tight. Light wear to head and foot of spine and to corners as well. 85pp. View more info

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British Books for a Study of Pakistan

By: The British Council

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lahore, British Council:

Seller ID: SJ9213

Condition: Very Good


No publication date, but circa early to mid 1960s; neat ink markings throughout; otherwise clean and tight. Lightly edge and spine worn. 69p.; this booklet describes a nearly 600-book exhibition by the British Council in the following areas related to Pakistan: Art and Architecture, Biography, History & Archaeology, Language, Literature, Maps, Military, Politics, Law & Government, Religion and Philosophy, Science, Sociology, Technology & Economics, Travel & Topography. View more info

Out of This World: Across the Himalayas to Forbidden Tibet

By: Thomas Jr., Lowell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, The Greystone Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB9845

Condition: Very Good+


Mapped endpapers, colored frontispiece, b&w plates, clean and tight textblock. Tan cloth, minor shelf wear, black bordered title on spine. Unclipped, spine-sunned dust jacket, chipped and worn at the edges and corners; 320p., including appendix. View more info

Reconstructing India

By: Thompson, Edward

Price: $9.70

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ7679

Condition: Very Good


owner's blind-embossed name on the aged ffep, otherwise the textblock is clean and tight; binding lightly edge-rubbed; very faded and edge-worn, unclipped dust jacket with numerous closed edge tears, chips and clear-taped areas; 404p., including appendix and index. View more info

Colonel Sir Robert Sandeman: His Life and Work on Our Indian Frontier

By: Thornton, Thomas Henry (by); Wingate, Sir Ronald (intro. by)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB6683

ISBN: 0195772490

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock and binding is in pristine condition; Mylar-protected, unclipped dust jacket, with slight wear to edges. 392p., including index. View more info

America Through the Spectacles of an Oriental Diplomat

By: Tingfang, Wu

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Stokes: 1914

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: C192

Condition: Very Good


Clean textblock; sound binding. Spine slightly darkened. Binding protected in clear, five-mil mylar; 267p. View more info

Tokyo Essays

By: Tomlin, E. W. F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB1167

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock and binding is immaculate and tight. Price-clipped dust jacket with sunned spine, couple small round moisture spots, torn corners. 365p., including notes; Japanese culture, literature, and society. View more info

The Korean People's Democratic Republic: Integration and Community Building Among the Fourteen Communist Party-States

By: Triska, Jan F., ED.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace: 1996

Seller ID: EW1195

Condition: Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers very edge and corner worn with some light war on the spine. 60p. View more info

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Visnudhvaja or Qutb Manar: Chowkhamba Sanskrit Studies, Vol. XXIV

By: Triveda, Dr. D.S.; Aiyar, Sir C. P. Ramaswami (foreword by); Singh, Sri Birbal (intro. by)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: India, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 1962

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SJ9217

Condition: Very Good


Slightly bubbled endpapers. Dust jacket flaps glued to endpapers. Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Rubbed, unclipped dust jacket has closed tears snd light staining. 154pp. View more info

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The Gordon Creeds in Afghanistan 1839 and 1878-79

By: Trousdale, William (edited)

Price: $12.61

Publisher: London, British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia (BACSA): 1984

Seller ID: SJ8983

ISBN: 0908899086

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is clean and tight. Minimal edge or spine wear, lightly creased corners. 189p., including index. View more info