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SHADOWS IN THE DESERT: ANCIENT PERSIA AT WAR
Written by Kaveh Farrokh.
Stock no. 1818177
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of Persia's wars with East and West from the 6th century BC, and an insight into the exchange of ideas and culture that occurred during these clashes in military technology, the arts, medicine, religion and science. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 9781846031083. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of tiny nicks to edges.
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THE ISMAILI ASSASSINS: A HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL MURDER
Written by James Waterson.
Stock no. 1817879
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The truth behind the secret missions of the medieval Assassins. Examines the historical events that still resonate in Asia and the Middle East. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781848325050. Light scuffing to black dustwrapper.
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SILK ROAD ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY 7
Written by Elena Kuzmina; et al.
Stock no. 1817719
Published by The Institute Of Silk Road Studies. 2001. Very good condition.

Published annually. Articles include: Pre-history of the Great Silk Road: Cultural Connections of Xinjiang Population with Andronovo Culture Tribes in the Bronze Epoch; Nana in Bactria; The Portrait of a Parthian King from the Sarmatian Burial in the Don Basin; Chinese and East Asian Elements in Sarmartian Culture of the North Pontic Region; The Costume of the Yeuch-Chihs: Kushans and its Analogies to the East and to the West... and more. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. Boards marked.
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THE HIGH ROAD TO CHINA
Written by Kate Teltscher.
Stock no. 1817650
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Geroge Bogle, The Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780747584841.
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THE GREAT HEDGE OF INDIA
Written by Roy Moxham.
Stock no. 2129985
Published by Constable. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the least-known wonders of Queen Victoria's India... Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1841192600.
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THE BIRDS OF SIBERIA
Written by Henry Seebohm.
Stock no. 2129216
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st thus 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Record of a Naturalist's Visits to the Valleys of the Petchora and Yenesei. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0904387089. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.
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QATARI WOMEN PAST AND PRESENT
Written by Abeer Abu Saud.
Stock no. 2128721
Published by Longman Group Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This book looks at the changing position of women in Qatari society, comparing their roles before and since the oil boom. ISBN: 0582783720. Mark to bottom of spine. Contents are still excellent. Damp mark to bottom edge of wrapper; some browning.
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TENTS IN MONGOLIA
Written by Henning Haslund.
Stock no. 1816852
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Youth Edition. The true story of a pioneering expedition to Urianhal, a little No-man's-land between Russian and Chinese territory. Green cloth boards, blue titles. B/w photos. Uneven fading to spine. A few foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and rubbed at corners.
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CHINGGIS KHAN THE GOLDEN HISTORY OF THE MONGOLS
Written by Urgunge Onon; Sue Bradbury.
Stock no. 2128295
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

White cloth, black titles. Colour illustrations. A few grubby marks to spine and cover edge (possibly a transfer of black from slip case. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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AWESOME ART
Written by Sara Siew.
Stock no. 2128107
Published by National Gallery Singapore. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. The Next 20 works from South East Asia Everyone Should Know. ISBN: 9789811129278. Light wear to corners.
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THE WONDERS OF ASIATIC EXPLORATION
Written by Archibald Williams.
Stock no. 2127872
Published by Seeley and Co. Limited. 1911. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Bumping to spine and corners. Front endpapers is MISSING. Some foxing and page browning.
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THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO
Written by Alfred Russel Wallace.
Stock no. 2127689
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 4th 1872. Very good condition.

Red leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt titles; black title box. Marbled boards. 4th edition. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and light wear to spine and corners. Darkening to leather on spine. Foxing. Small tear with a little loss to tissue-guard to frontis.
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