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PIPITS & WAGTAILS OF EUROPE, ASIA AND NORTH AMERICA
Written by Per Alstrom; Krister Mild. Illustrated by Per Alstrom; Bill Zetterstrom.
Stock no. 2135404
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Identification and Systematics. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0713658347. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is also faded. Wrapper is edge-creased with uneven browning and a few small nicks/chips.

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PIPITS & WAGTAILS OF EUROPE, ASIA AND NORTH AMERICA
Written by Per Alstrom; Krister Mild. Illustrated by Per Alstrom; Bill Zetterstrom.
Stock no. 2135321
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Identification and Systematics. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0713658347. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name in ink to front pastedown. Some browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some light browning/edge-creasing.

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IN XANADU: A QUEST
Written by William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 1821354
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Nearly fine condition.

With a new introduction by the author. The author's quest across Asia to Coleridge's Xanadu. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing.

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MOUNT KINABALU: BORNEO'S MAGIC MOUNTAIN
Written by K.M. Wong; C.L. Chan.
Stock no. 1821273
Published by Natural History Publications (borneo). 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

An introduction to the natural history of one of the world's great natural monuments. Pink leather spine & corners, gilt title to spine. Dark green leather boards. Colour photos. vii and 95 pages. ISBN: 9838120146. Pink leather darkened to brown on corners. Binders sticker to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820862
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233. Foxing to pastedowns hidden under flaps of dustwrapper. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper.

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THE ENGLISH GOVERNESS AT THE SIAMESE COURT
Written by Anna Harriette Leonowens.
Stock no. 2134233
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition.

Peach cloth. Recollections of 6 years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok. Spine is grubby. Slip case is good - unevenly browned with grubby marks and surface paper damage to one side.

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THE YOUNG PILGRIM OR ALFRED CAMPBELL'S RETURN TO THE EAST
Written by Mrs. Hofland.
Stock no. 1318927
Published by A.K. Newman and Co.. 1841. Good condition.

"And his travels in Egypt, Nubia, Asia Minor, Arabria Petrea, etc". New edition, with additions. Red embossed cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine and vignette to front covers. Yellow endpapers. 239 pages, all edges gilt. 6 b/w engraved plates (each with two illustrations). Spine and corners bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Covers grubby. Endpapers grubby. Heavy foxing and fingering to contents.

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BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Richard Grimmett; Carol Inskipp; Tim Inkskipp; et al. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Daniel Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1819318
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 888 pages including index. ISBN: 0713640049. Vertical crease to spine.

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THE OPIUM CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 2132802
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

The romance and chronology of the opium trade, the opium war and the beautiful little ships that were the first trading craft with clipper lines. Blue cloth with gilt chinese characters on front cover, silver titles. B/w photos, illustrations and plans. Endpapers are maps. 392 pages includes index. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Spine darkened with slight loss of gilt to titles. Cover edges darkened. Pages lightly browned else contents clean.

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TURKEY: FROM THE SELCUKS TO THE OTTOMANS
Written by Henri Stierlin.
Stock no. 1819176
Published by Taschen. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Taschen's World Architecture. This volume, covering South-East Europe and the Near East from the 13th to the 19th centuries, features all the most important mosques, Koran schools, palaces and caravanserais of the Selcuks and Ottomans. Large format. Pink boards, white titles. Colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 3822877670. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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THE ANTIQUITIES OF SIND
Written by Henry Cousens.
Stock no. 2132536
Published by Oxford University Press. 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Originally published as part of the Archaeological Survey of India, Imperial Series, in 1929. the archaeological descriptions are prefaced by an outline history of Sind. Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 103 monotone plates plus 29 text figures. 184 pages plus plates. ISBN: 0195771974. Spine bumped, corners lightly rubbed. Small bookseller stamp to front endpaper. Page's lightly browned. A few small marks and crinkles in cloth to rear cover. Wrapper grubby with small edge-tears repaired on verso. Laminate on wrapper is torn at spine with some loss. Overall a very good copy of a scarce item.

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MODERN ART IN PAKISTAN: HISTORY, TRADITION, PLACE
Written by Simone Wille.
Stock no. 1819124
Published by Routledge. 1st 2015. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Visual & Media Histories series. Examining interaction of space, tradition, and history to analyse artistic production in Pakistan from the 1950s to recent times. Tracing the evolution of modernism in Pakistan and framing it in a global context in the aftermath of Partition. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781138821095. Base of spine and lower corners bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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