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"Explaining China"

By: Allen, Steve

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 8250


In DJ; Black cl spine/red boards. B&W photos. Biblio, index. Narrative of comedian's 3 trips to China & analysis of Chinese situation; Large 8vo; xii + 339 pages View more info

The Far-Off Hills

By: Anton, Rita

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Co: 1972

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4456


In lightly edgeworn DJ; Black cl spine/red boards. B&W photos. Account of woman's 4 months in India; 8vo; 287 pages View more info

Thin Places: A Pilgrimage Home

By: Armbrecht, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University Press: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 45081


In DJ ; Signed by author. Red hardback binding. Anthropologist's study of Nepalese village and her own introspection; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Tanah Air Kita

By: Author Unknown

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Djakarta, Department Of Information: 1960

Seller ID: 10838


In lightly edgeworn DJ, bookplate; Green cl. Color & B&W photos, map. Photo pictorial of Indonesian life & culture. Date uncertain (circa 1960) ; 4to; 333 pages View more info

Not Quite Paradise: an American Sojourn in Sri Lanka

By: Barker, Adele

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 2010

Seller ID: 38379


In DJ; Hardback (blue cloth/blue boards) . 1st printing. 303 pp. B&W photos, map. Author's travels in Sri Lanka; 8vo; 303 pages View more info

The Call of the Phoenix - Vignettes of Old and New China

By: Bartlett, Robert M

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, NH, Peter E. Randall: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7022


In DJ; Signed by author. Purple cl. B&W photos, drawings) . Poems & essays by author written while living in China in 1920s & 1930s; 8vo; 144 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Wildest Dreams of Kew: a Profile of Nepal

By: Bernstein, Jeremy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 12338


In DJ, bookplate; Blue cl. Color & B&W photos. Biblio, index. Portrait of Nepal based on author's travels; 8vo; 186 pages View more info

Cathay: a Journey in Search of Old China

By: Bordewich, Fergus M. (Intro by Jan Morris)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice Hall Press: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25952


In DJ; Hardback (green cl spine/tan boards) . Xxvi + 304 pp. Map. Author's journeys through China; 8vo; xxvi + 304 pages View more info

After Sorrow: An American Among the Vietnamese

By: Borton, Lady

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13153


In VG+ DJ; Signed/inscr by author. Brown cl spine/purple boards. B&W photos, maps. Author's 25 yrs w/ Quaker Service in Vietnam; 8vo; xvi + 304 pages; On Hold for Charles Dunn, 6/25/16; Signed by Author View more info

A Bridge for Passing

By: Buck, Pearl S

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, John Day: 1962

Seller ID: 13768


In DJ, DJ slightly tanned; Blue cl. Acct of author's trip to Japan after her husband's death; Small 8vo; 256 pages View more info

The Boehm Journey to Ching-Te-Chen, China, Birthplace of Porcelain

By: Cosentino, Frank J

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ, Edward Marshall Boehm, Inc: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 3870


No DJ; Red cl. B&W photos. Biblio. Daily narrative of trip to China by American porcelain artist and his party; 8vo; 161 pages View more info

Mission Impossible: the Unreached Nosu on China's Frontier

By: Covell, Ralph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Hope Publishing House: 1990

Seller ID: 29089


Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page; Paperback. X + 310 pp. B&W photos, map eps. Protestant missionary's experiences in Eastern Tibet in the 1940s & 1950s; Small 8vo; x + 310 pages View more info

The City of Light

By: D'Ancona, Jacob (translated and edited by David Selbourne)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Co: 1997

Seller ID: 26363


In DJ ; Blue hardback binding. 392 pp. B&W illusts, map eps. Notes, references, index. Italian merchant's 13th c voyage to China; Small 4to; 392 pages View more info

Questions of Heaven: the Chinese Journeys of an American Buddhist

By: Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6452


In VG+, very light bump to tail of spine; Green cl. Drawings, map eps; Small 8vo; 128 pages View more info

Pattern of the Tiger

By: Fletcher, Stanwell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1954

Seller ID: 787


In worn DJ, edges sl darkened/foxed; Brown cl. Illus (drawings, map eps) . Author's impression of the "New India" while traveling there in 1951; 8vo; 296 pages View more info

Dieux Et Brahmanes D L'Inde

By: Frederic, Louis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Paris, Livre De Paris: 1961

Seller ID: 7208


In chipped DJ, bookplate, top edge lightly foxed; In French. Tan cl. Numerous color & B&W photos of life in India; 4to; 282 pages View more info

Dieux Et Brahmanes D L'Inde

By: Frederic, Louis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Paris, Livre De Paris: 1961

Seller ID: 9576


In chipped tape-repaired DJ, bookplate, top edge sl foxed; In French. Tan cl. Numerous color & B&W photos of life in India; 4to; 282 pages View more info

Hanoi Today: Images by an American Teacher in Vietnam

By: Gift, Virginia

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Columbia, MD, Ebory: 1993

Seller ID: 21669


In DJ; Black cloth hardback. 174 pp. Color photos & description of her 2 years (1988-90) spent teaching English in Hanoi; 4to; 174 pages View more info

Transhimalaja: Entdeckungen Und Abenteuer in Tibet

By: Hedin, Sven

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leipzig, S. A. Brockhaus: 1909

Seller ID: 51153


Bindings slightly faded, minor dampstain to bottom of spine of Volume I; In old German script. Tan hardback bindings with tipped-in color cover illustrations. B&W plates, fold-outs including color maps tipped in to rear pastedowns of both volumes. Index. Vol I: xviii + 405 pp. Vol II: x + 406 pp. Author's travel adventures in Himalaya Mountains ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Beijing Diary

By: Heston, Charlton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 41532


In VG DJ; Hardback (red cloth spine/yellow boards). B&W photos. He Personal Story of a Remarkable Theatrical and Political Event - the Production of an All-Chinese Version of the Caine Mutiny Court-Martial in Beijing ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 176 pages View more info