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An Eye For The Dragon :  Southeast Asia Observed: 1954-1970 , Bloodworth, Dennis
1 Bloodworth, Dennis An Eye For The Dragon : Southeast Asia Observed: 1954-1970
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1970 0374151296 / 9780374151294 1st Edition (stated) Hardcover VG+/VG; Bound in orange cloth; DJ with light wear to edges  
Contemporary, first hand account of Southeast Asia, including Malaysia and Indonesia; 8vo; 414 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Bloodworth, Dennis The Chinese Looking Glass
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1967 B0006D755Y BOMC Hardcover VG/G+; DJ sun-faded on spine, nice copy  
An insightful book about China and her peoples written by a British journalist living in Singapore.; 8vo; 432 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Burt, Jocelyn Australia: The Unique Continent
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395509351 / 9780395509357 Later Printing Hardcover NF/VG+; Slightsun burn on the spine of the DJ  
Striking photographs with informative text provide a sampling of the various regions of Australia ; 4to; 136 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Russia through Women's Eyes:   Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia , Clyman, Toby & Judith Vowles
4 Clyman, Toby & Judith Vowles Russia through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia
Yale University Press 1999 0300067542 / 9780300067545 Softcover NF; Trade paperback; like new  

This remarkable collection presents, for the first time in English, the lives of eleven nineteenth-century Russian women as told in their own words. Writing vividly of their families, their education, their careers, and their country, these women represent a wide range of classes and professions.
; Russian Literature and Thought Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pp  
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5 Diem, Bui & David Chanoff In the Jaws of History.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1987 0395426375 / 9780395426371 1st Edition Hardcover VG/G; Name on endpaper, corners bumped, DJ worn, with tears and chips to edges.  
The struggle for democracy in South Vietnam written by the former South Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S.; 8vo; 367 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Chinabound : A Fifty-year Memoir , Fairbank, John King
6 Fairbank, John King Chinabound : A Fifty-year Memoir
New York Harper & Row 1982 0060390050 / 9780060390051 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG/Fair; Bound in brown cloth, light wear to edges; DJ much worn and rubbed with tears & chips on edges  
John Fairbanks (1907-1991) created the field of modern Chinese history; he taught at Harvard University and became the 'dean' of American Chinese scholars. He was also the author of more than a dozen books on China and Asia; 8vo; 480 pp  
Price: 13.50 USD
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7 Guillermaz, Jacques History of the Chinese Communist Party 1929-1949
New York Random House 1972 0394464796 / 9780394464794 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG/NONE; Light wear to edges; DJ blurp taped to endpaper  
Detailed history of the communist party, includes maps, photographs, detailed notes and extensive bibliography; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 477 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Kai-shek, Madame Chiang The Sure Victory
New York Fleming H. Revell 1955 B000E4ISCO Hardcover VG/G; DJ with wear to edges, small tears & chips.  
A "stirring appeal for faith, prayer and bortherhood.."; 8vo; 45 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Parting the Desert: the Creation of the Suez Canal , Karabell, Zachary
9 Karabell, Zachary Parting the Desert: the Creation of the Suez Canal
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2003 0375408835 / 9780375408830 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+  
A well researched and well-told account of the origins and legacy of one of the greatest undertakings of the 19th century. While the construction of the Suez Canal across a 100-mile stretch of arid Egypt to link the Mediterranean and Red seas was largely (and rightly) seen as a marvel of engineering and planning, the author demonstrates that the political machinations behind the project were just as intricate and daunting. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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Archaeology In The Holy Land , Kenyon, Kathleen M.
10 Kenyon, Kathleen M. Archaeology In The Holy Land
New York Frederick A. Praeger 1960 B000GYB95K 1st Edition Hardcover VG-/VG; Bound in brown; light focing on the endpapers, text clean and binding tight; DJ with light wear to edges  
A good overview of the archaeological history of the Holy Land, numerous illustrations; 8vo; 326 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Mongols , Morgan, David
11 Morgan, David The Mongols
New York Basil Blackwell 1987 0631135561 / 9780631135562 1st US Edition Hardcover VG/VG+; Book plate on endpaper, embossed on tp, otherwise like new  
A well researched account of the Mongols and this interesting nomadic society. A volume in The Peoples of Europe series; Peoples of Europe; 8vo; 238 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Great Hedge Of India , Moxham, Roy
12 Moxham, Roy The Great Hedge Of India
London Constable 2001 1841192600 / 9781841192604 1st Edition Hardcover NF/NF  
A great story of the author's inquiry into the great custom's hedge planted by the East India Company as part of a Customs Line that by 1850 ran for 1,500 miles and divided India from hte Himalayas; Small 8vo 7" - 8" ; 233 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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Cairo , Raymond, Andre
13 Raymond, Andre Cairo
Cambridge Harvard University Press 2000 0674003160 / 9780674003163 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/NF; Bookstore stamp on bottom edge  
A history of the city of Cairo from its founding in 642 through the 1990's; includes bibliographical references and index; translated by Willard Wood; 8vo; 436 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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The New Emperors China in the Era of Mao and Deng , Salisbury, Harrison E.
14 Salisbury, Harrison E. The New Emperors China in the Era of Mao and Deng
Boston Little Brown & Co. 1992 0316809101 / 9780316809108 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover NF/NF  
A detailed study of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping and their rise to power; includes photographs, detailed bibliography and an extensive index ; 8vo; 544 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Snow, Edgar The Other Side of the River. Red China Today.
New York Random House 1962 B0006AWYRQ 4th Printing Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in blue, endpapers maps of China, name on flyleaf  
A very important work, especially at the time it was published, because was the first important eyewitness account of Red China by a serious American journalist since China went Communist.; 8vo; 810 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Wright, Thomas (editor) The Travels Of Marco Polo, The Venetian. The Translation of Marsden Revised, with a Selection of His Notes
New York AMS Press 1968 Reprint Hardcover VG+; Bound in black with title in gilt; former owner's library emboss on tp  
A nice facsimile reprint of the 1854 edition; 8vo; 508 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Wyden, Peter DAY ONE. Before Hiroshima and After.
New York Simon & Schuster 1984 0671461427 / 9780671461423 1st Edition Hardcover VG/NF; Remainder stamp on bottom edge  
The history of the atomic bomb and the birth of the nuclear age. Includes photographs, notes, bibliography & index.; 8vo; 411 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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