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Mesoamerica. Mary Miller and Karl Taube. THE GODS AND SYMBOLS OF ANCIENT MEXICO AND THE MAYA: An Illustrated Dictionary of Mesoamerican Religion. First English Edition. (London): Thames and Hudson, (1993). 8vo. Cloth. Book in fine condition, owner’s name in pencil on front endpaper. Dustjacket lightly worn at edges, unclipped. 216 pages including bibliography. 260 illustrations.  &nb..
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Didion, Joan. SALVADOR. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1983). Tall 8vo. 108 pages. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Book fine, no owner’s name. Dustjacket slightly rubbed, price intact. Didion’s report on the terror, fear, and political repression she saw in El Salvador. ISBN 0671470248.            ..
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Betjeman, John. THE ENGLISH TOWN IN THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS. The Rede Lecture 1956. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1956. First Edition. 12mo. Original printed wraps, near fine, faint foxing to covers, no owner’s name. [28] pages. ..
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Russian Revolution. P.J. Capelotti, editor. OUR MAN IN THE CRIMEA: Commander Hugo Koehler and the Russian Civil War. First Edition. (Columbia): U of South Carolina Press, (1991). 8vo. xiv,218 pages including index. Cloth. Fine in dustjacket, no owner’s name. Several illustrations and maps. U.S. Navy intelligence mission where Lt. Commander Hugo Koehler’s “letters and dispatche..
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Tibet. Marco Pallis. THE WAY AND THE MOUNTAIN. London: Peter Owen Limited, distributed by Kennikat Press, (1961). 2nd Impression. 8vo. Blue cloth. Book in near fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket slightly frayed, price clipped. 216 pages. 18 plates. Author describes his gradual discovery of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.          ..
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Cambridge. Percy Cradock. RECOLLECTIONS OF THE CAMBRIDGE UNION 1815-1939. (Cambridge): Bowes & Bowes, (1953). 8vo. 192 pages including List of Officers of the Club. Cloth. Book near fine, no owner’s name. Dustjacket partly toned and foxed, frayed/chipped at top edge of rear panel. First Edition. Story of the great debating society from 1815 to 1939, with contributions by H. Wilson Har..
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Himalayas. Michel Peissel. LORDS AND LAMAS: A Solitary Expedition Across the Secret Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. London: Heinemann, (1970). First Edition. 8vo. Burgundy cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket lightly worn, price intact, few creases to fold of front flap. [xi], 180 pages including index. Map endpapers, and 12 pages of photographs on glossy paper. &n..
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Philippines. James A. Robertson. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS PRINTED AND MANUSCRIPT. Preceded by a Descriptive Account of the most important Archives and Collections containing Philippina. New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1970. 8vo. Cloth. Fine condition, issued without dustjacket, no owner’s name. Facsimile reprint of the Arthur H. Clark 1908 edition. 437 pages including index.&nb..
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Saint-Non & Fragonard. PANOPTICON ITALIANO: Un Diario di Viaggio Ritrovato 1759-1761. Edited by Pierre Rosenberg, with Barbara Brejon de Lavergnée. (Rome): Edizioni Dell-Elefante, (1986). 4to. Green cloth stamped in gilt. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket slightly worn, few short tears. 437 pages including bibliography. Folding map and 360 illustrations. Trave..
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Voyages. William Hovgaard. THE VOYAGES OF THE NORSEMEN TO AMERICA. New York: American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1914. 8vo. xxi,285 pages including Bibliography. Cloth lightly worn, owner’s name on front endpaper, few corners bumped, one upper page corner crease and partly torn, rear hinge partly cracked. Very good overall. First Edition, printed by D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press. With 7..
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India. Graham Shaw. PRINTING IN CALCUTTA TO 1800: A Description and Checklist of Printing in Late 18th-century Calcutta. First Edition. London: Bibliographical Society, 1981. 8vo. xi,349 pages including index of titles. Blue cloth. Near fine, no owner’s name. 7 illustrations and 1 map. ISBN 0197217923.         ..
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Dutch Classic. MAX HAVELAAR: Or The Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company. By Multatuli [Eduard Downes Dekker]. Introduction by D.H. Lawrence. Edited and introduced by Roy Edwards. London: Sijthoff Leyden/Heinemann / New York: London House & Maxwell, 1967. 8vo. Original cloth slightly soiled, light foxing and soiling to edges of text-block, very good overall, no owner’s name, l..
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Latin America. C.K. Jones. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICAN BIBLIOGRAPHIES. Second Edition, revised and enlarged with assistance of James A. Granier. Washington: GPO, 1942. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, slightly worn and soiled, title page lightly foxed. 311 pages including index.                 ..
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Oriental Bindings. Berthe Van Regemorter. SOME ORIENTAL BINDINGS IN THE CHESTER BEATTY LIBRARY. Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co Ltd, 1961. First Edition. Folio. Original gray cloth. Binding quite cocked, slightly worn, interior near fine. With 71 plates (each captioned) – 20 in full color. 29 pages of descriptive text. Presented in 3 Sections: (1) Christian bindings of the Near East; (2) I..
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Middle East. Sami Hadawi. THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT (CAUSE AND EFFECT). Beirut, Lebanon: no publisher, (1967. 4th Printing (stated, and all from June – October, 1967). 12mo (6.5 x 4.75”). [vi],48 pages. Printed wraps. Few tiny spots on front cover, else very good, no owner’s name or marks. Material in this monograph taken mainly from Hadawi’s book, Bitter Harvest: Palest..
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CROATIA: Land, People, Culture. Volume III. Edited by Francis H. Eterovich and Christopher Spalatin. Chicago: Croatian Franciscan Press, (1998). 8vo. Original illustrated boards. Fine in dustjacket, no owner’s name. 492 pages including several maps. Essays on various subjects by various authors, from its beginning to the end of World War III (all 3 volumes, and a projected 4th volume woul..
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Betjeman, John. THE ENGLISH TOWN IN THE LAST HUDRED YEARS. The Rede Lecture 1956. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1956. First Edition. 12mo. Wrappers. [28] pages. Covers are slightly toned and soiled, contents fine, no owner’s name.                      ..
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