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An Australian in China : being the narrative of a quiet journey across China to British Burma., MORRISON, G.E.
An Australian in China : being the narrative of a quiet journey across China to British Burma.
25.00 AUD

Islamic Modernism in India and Pakistan 1857-1964.
30.00 AUD

Asiatic Mythology : a detailed description and explanation of the mythologies of Asia., HACKIN, J. et al.
Asiatic Mythology : a detailed description and explanation of the mythologies of Asia.
35.00 AUD

Triad Societies : western accounts of the history, sociology and linguistics of Chinese secret societies [in six volumes]., BOLTON, Kingsley & Christopher Hutton (eds).
Triad Societies : western accounts of the history, sociology and linguistics of Chinese secret societies [in six volumes].
1650.00 AUD

The Land in Between : the Cambodian dilemma., WILLIAMS, Maslyn.
The Land in Between : the Cambodian dilemma.
15.00 AUD

Dragon Ascending : Vietnam and the Vietnamese., KAMM, Henry.
Dragon Ascending : Vietnam and the Vietnamese.
25.00 AUD

Sihanouk : prince of light, prince of darkness., OSBORNE, Milton.
Sihanouk : prince of light, prince of darkness.
20.00 AUD

Ruins of Desert Cathay : personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China., STEIN, M. Aurel
Ruins of Desert Cathay : personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China.
1250.00 AUD

 

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1 AHMAD, Aziz. Islamic Modernism in India and Pakistan 1857-1964.
London Royal Institute of International Affairs / Oxford University Press 1970 
Reprint. 294pp. Green cloth. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Triad Societies : western accounts of the history, sociology and linguistics of Chinese secret societies [in six volumes]., BOLTON, Kingsley & Christopher Hutton (eds).
2 BOLTON, Kingsley & Christopher Hutton (eds). Triad Societies : western accounts of the history, sociology and linguistics of Chinese secret societies [in six volumes].
London Routledge 2000 
Six volumes. [I] Selected writings, edited by Kingsley Bolton & Christopher Hutton. [II] Thian Ti Hwui: the Hung-League or Heaven-Earth-League. A secret society with the Chinese in China and India, by Gustave Schlegel. [III] Part 1: Freemasonry in China, by Herbert A. Giles. Part 2: The Triad Society or Heaven and Earth Association, by William Stanton. [IV] The Hung Society, or the Society of Heaven and Earth, by J.S.M. Ward and W.G. Stirling. [V] Triad and Tabut: a survey of the origin and diffusion of Chinese and Mohamedan secret societies in the Malay Peninsula, AD 1800-1935, by Mervyn Llewelyn Wynne. [VI] Triad Societies in Hong Kong, by W.P. Morgan. All volumes in the publisher's red cloth and in fine clean condition. ISBN 0415153530 
Price: 1650.00 AUD
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The East-India Register and Directory for 1830..., BROWN, G.H. & F. Clark (eds)
3 BROWN, G.H. & F. Clark (eds) The East-India Register and Directory for 1830...
London Printed by J.L. Cox [and] sold by Parbury, Allen & Co and Whittaker, Treacher & Arnot 1830 
Verso of title bears the signature of F. Clark under the heading 'Copies of this work that have not the signature of one of the editors are spurious'. Duodecimo. lxxiii (including two folding tables), 564pp (543-64pp being related advertisements). Full contemporary calf, raised bands and gilt title on spine; the spine and extremities rubbed and a little faded, some light marks on the boards. The tinted edges a trifle silverfished, a little foxing on the endpapers otherwise clean throughout. Top corners of a3/4 & a5/6 with printer's mistrimming, not affecting the text. A nice copy - good to very good. *** Containing lists of the Company's servants, at home and abroad, civil, military and marine, with their respective appointments; with indexes to the same, and lists of casualties during the last year. Lists of the European mariners &c not in the service of the East-India Company. Regulations and instructions respecting the appointment of writers, cadets, and assistant surgeons. With a variety of other useful information. An appendix, containing the rules and regulations of the civil, military and marine funds connected with the Company's service; births, marriages and deaths in India; and a correct list of the proprietors of East-India stock qualified to vote. Copied, by permission of the Hon. East-India Company from the official returns received at the East-India House... 
Price: 300.00 AUD
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4 China: CHINESE LOVE POEMS. From Most Ancient to Modern Times.
Mount Vernon, New York Peter Pauper Press. 1954 
Decorations by Paul McPharlin. 89pp, illus. Dec papered boards (a little dusty). A strip of offsetting on and 3 small holes in front hinge. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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5 DODWELL, Henry. Dupleix and Clive : the beginnings of empire.
London Methuen 1920 
xx, 278pp. Original green cloth, extremities a little rubbed and spine slightly faded. Edges, endpapers and title-page a little spotted, otherwise clean. Good+. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Asiatic Mythology : a detailed description and explanation of the mythologies of Asia., HACKIN, J. et al.
6 HACKIN, J. et al. Asiatic Mythology : a detailed description and explanation of the mythologies of Asia.
New York Crescent Books nd 
With 16 plates in colour and 354 other illustrations. Large 4to. 460pp. Quarter cloth and papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges and endpapers a trifle spotted. Ownership inscription of the novelist Christopher Koch, 1978, and with his characteristic underlining on a few pages of the Indo-China chapter. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Dragon Ascending : Vietnam and the Vietnamese., KAMM, Henry.
7 KAMM, Henry. Dragon Ascending : Vietnam and the Vietnamese.
New York Arcade 1996 
304pp, b&w plates. Quarter-bound in papered boards with dustwrapper. Long gift inscription on front endpaper, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1559703067 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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8 KIRKER, James. Adventures to China : Americans in the Southern Oceans 1792-1812.
New York Oxford University Press 1970 
192pp, b/w plates, map eps. Cloth (some small marks) with d/w (spine faded). Owner's name on ffep. Very good. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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9 LACOMBE, Jean de. A Compendium of the East, being an account of voyages to the Grand Indies made by the Sieur Jean de Lacombe, of Quercy, fromerly Captain at Arms in the service of the Company of the Indies of Holland.
London Golden Cockerel Press 1937 
Now published for the first time (from the Bordeaux manuscript of 1681) in an English translation by Stephanie and Denis Clarke. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Ashley Gibson. Contemporary engravings of the principal places visited reproduced from Schultzen's Ost-Indische Reyse (Amsterdam, 1676). The edition limited to 300 copies printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's hand-made paper: this is no 277. 4to. 209pp, 6 double page plates (one a reproduction of two pages of the manuscript), endpaper maps from a contemporary Mercator atlas. Original cloth-backed batik boards, the corners a little rubbed. Bookplate of the press, and owner's small blind-stamp on preliminary blank. A little foxing on the endpapers, top edges dulled, otherwise a nice clean copy. Very good. ***Lacombe's travels took place in 1668-76. 
Price: 550.00 AUD
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10 LOCH, Henry Brougham (Lord Loch), the late. Personal Narrative of occurrences during Lord Elgin's second embassy to China in 1860.
London John Murray 1900 
Third edition, with illustrations, and a preface by Lady Loch. 8vo. xii, 186pp, folding map, frontis portrait of the author, 2 b& w plates. Original cloth, extremities a little rubbed and corners a little bumped, slight soiling, plate removed from the upper board, but scarcely noticeable. Edges slightly dusty, clean inside. Bookplate of the Victoria League of Victoria. on front free endpaper. A good to very good copy. 
Price: 95.00 AUD
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An Australian in China : being the narrative of a quiet journey across China to British Burma., MORRISON, G.E.
11 MORRISON, G.E. An Australian in China : being the narrative of a quiet journey across China to British Burma.
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1972 
Reprint (first published 1895). 300pp, illustrated, folding map at rear. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0207124620 *** The classic account by Dr George Ernest 'Chinese' Morrison. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Sihanouk : prince of light, prince of darkness., OSBORNE, Milton.
12 OSBORNE, Milton. Sihanouk : prince of light, prince of darkness.
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1994 
xii, 283pp, b&w illustrations, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 1863736425 ***Author's inscription on title page: 'For Christopher [Koch] with admiration and the warmest wishes for the success of 'Roads'. Milton, Sydney June 1994'. Koch's name is at the top corner of the front endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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13 PENNY, Mrs Frank. Fort St. George Madras : a short history of our first possession in India.
London Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1900 
With pen and ink sketches by the author and other illustrations. xviii, 244pp, frontis and 19 plates. Original red cloth, spine faded, a little light flecking, extremities a trifle rubbed. Top edges gilt. Some foxing early and late but a clean copy. Good to very good 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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Ruins of Desert Cathay : personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China., STEIN, M. Aurel
14 STEIN, M. Aurel Ruins of Desert Cathay : personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China.
London Macmillan 1912 
With numerous illustrations, colour plates, panoramas and maps from original surveys. Two volumes. Small 4to. [I] xxxviii, 546pp, plates I-V (3 folding panoramas, 2 coloured lithographs with titled tissue guards), large folding map, photographic plates 1-154; lacking the coloured frontis (the titled tissue guard is present). [II] xxii, 518pp (last blank), frontis portrait of the author, plates VI-XIII (3 folding panoramas, 5 coloured lithographs with titled tissue guards), photographic plates 155-332 (b&w), 2 folding coloured maps; index to both volumes. Original brown cloth, gilt device on the upper boards, spines lettered in gilt; extremities rubbed, both volumes neatly recased. Top edges gilt, the others uncut and a little foxed. Occasional foxing to the pages but generally clean. Two of the folding maps have closed clean tears extending the gutter, not affecting the images. A good to very good set, although lacking the frontis to the first volume. 
Price: 1250.00 AUD
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The Land in Between : the Cambodian dilemma., WILLIAMS, Maslyn.
15 WILLIAMS, Maslyn. The Land in Between : the Cambodian dilemma.
Sydney Collins 1969 
256pp, coloured endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a little rubbed, spine sunned). Some pencilled underlining and an index of sorts in pencil and green pen on the final blank page and facing verso of the rear endpaper - these are the work of the novelist Christopher Koch whose name is on the half-title. A good copy. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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