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Official Documents and Papers collected from the Records of the Civilian Internment Camp (No.1 Camp) at Lintang, Kuching, Sarawak, during the Years 1942-1943-1944-1945. Kuching Printed and published with the approval of the late General Committee of Lintang Camp. 1946
First edition, pp.130, tables. A very good copy in lightly frayed and creased original wrappers.
Arrian's Voyage round the Euxine Sea
translated; and accompanied with a geographical dissertation, and maps. To which are added three discourses, I. On the Trade to the East Indies by means of the Euxine Sea. II. On the Distance which the Ships of Antiquity usually sailed in twenty-four Hours. III. On the Measure of the Olympic Stadium. Oxford Sold by J. Cooke; and by Messrs. Cadell and Davies. 1805
First edition 4to, pp.212, frontis, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in recent old style quarter calf. Blind stamp of Essex Institute on title. Light spotting to maps and frontis.
China as Renaissance model state
Il Magno Vitei di Lodovico Arrivabene Mantoano
in questo libro, oltre al piacere, che porge la narratione delle alte cauallerie del glorioso vitei primo Re della China & del varioso Iolao... Verona Girolamo Discepolo 1597
First edition. Small 4to (21 x 15 cm), pp.[xxiv], 576 (mis-numbered '526'), [20, index], [2, blank]. A very good copy bound in 19th-century polished calf by Bedford, neatly rebacked. A few marks to calf. All edges gilt. Text washed.
Cordier BS 17; Lach II, 2, pp.219-222; Lach & Foss, p.18; Löwendahl 35. COPAC records copies at the British Library, Manchester, and Oxford (two copies) only.
The Arts of Central Asia: The Pelliot Collection in the Musee Guimet.
General Editor Jacques Gies. Translated by Hero Friesen in collaboration with Roderick Whitfield. Paris: London Reunion des Musees Nationaux; Serindia 1996
First edition, two volumes, folio, pp.372, 446, 767 illustrations, 481 in colour, 7 plans, with English translation in 4to, pp.235. 600 sets were issued, but only 250 copies of the English text. Fine set in original cloth as issued. This set is heavy and may incur additional postage.
1788: First and finest scholarly journal devoted to Asia
or, Transactions of the Society, instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia. Volumes 1-12. Calcutta Manuel Cantopher (I-II); T. Watley (III); the Honorable Company's Press (IV-VI, VIII); the Hircarrah Press, by Thomas Hollingbery (VII); Thomas Hubbard, at the Hindoostanee Press (IX-XI); Calcutta Gazette Office (XII) 1788-1816
First edition, twelve volumes, 4to, in total 6,230 pages, 153 plates and maps. A very good set uniformly bound in full contemporary calf, neatly rebacked. Volumes 2-12 bear the bookplate of William van Mildert, last Prince-Bishop of Durham and one of the founders of the University of Durham; Volume 1 has the bookplate of Milton [Hall], Peterborough, seat of the Earls Fitzwilliam.
Printing and the Mind of Man, 235
The tombs and history of Calcutta described
Asiaticus: in two parts.
Part the first. Ecclesiatical, chronological, and historical sketches respecting Bengal. Part the second. The Epitaphs in the different burial grounds in and about Calcutta. [Calcutta] [printed at the Telegraph Press] 
8vo (19.5 x 12.5 cm), pp.[2, dedication], [2, contents], [2, subscribers] 58; , 1-2, 5-6, 9-80, [4, index], 81-82, folding chart. With printed Greek and Persian text. A very good copy bound in early 20th-century blue morocco, spine gilt with raised bands. Edges rubbed. Bound without title and M2 (i.e. pp.69-70) from the first part, and A2 (pp.3-4) and A4 (pp.7-8) from the second part. Engraved bookplate of G. R. Clarke, his ownership inscription and ICS [Indian Civil Service] to initial blank.
COPAC records copies at the British Library (second part only), Glasgow, and Oxford (lacking the index and pp.81-82). WorldCat adds one copy, at the Bibliothèque Municipale, Lyon.
A Siam Miscellany by "Asvabahu", a travelled Siamese.
Bangkok "Siam Observer," Printing Office 1912
First edition in book form pp.76, original wrappers. [A reprint of Articles written by "ASVABAHU" to the "Siam Observer" and appearing in its columns during the period August 5, to Decemeber 31, 1912.] A good copy in original wrappers. Wrappers worn, stain to front wrapper and title page.
Magnificent lithograph of Afghanistan
The third descent of the Koojah Pass.
London Henry Graves & Co., and J.W. Allen; lithographed by Louis and Charles Haghe 1842
Coloured lithograph mounted on card, 24 x 36 cm. Plate 14 from Sketches in Afghaunistan. Fine example, framed by Academy Framers.
see Abbey 508
Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the confines of India and China.
With adventures among the Mountain Kirghis; and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi, and Gelyaks: the Hunting and Pastoral Tribes. London Hurst and Blackett 1860
First edition pp.xiii, 570, chromolithographic frontis, 71 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in a contemporary gilt tooled half calf, edges and spine lightly rubbed. A little foxing to title, frontis, and map.
I: Le Royaume Actuel. II: Les Provinces Siamoises. III: Le Groupe d'Angkor et l'Histoire. Paris Ernest Leroux 1900-04
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxiii, , 478, 88 illustrations, 14 maps; 481, , errata leaf, 84 illustrations, 10 maps; 818, frontispiece, 59 illustrations, map. A very good set bound in later buckram, leather title labels on spine. Minor spotting to prelims.
The Pictorial Epic in Oriental Art. With contributions by A.M. Belenitskii, B.I. Marshak, and Mark J. Dresden. Berkeley: University of California Press 1981
First edition 4to, pp.xxii, 217, 30 colour plates, 64 illustrations. A very good copy in original cloth. Without dust wrapper.
Calcutta Ahmadi Press 1263 Hijri (1846 CE)
8vo, 23 x 15 cm; pp.216. Printed Urdu text. Contemporary Indian mottled calf, spine gilt with morocco lettering-piece; lacking front and rear free endpapers, lower board with a short cut to the edge; a few contemporary manuscript notes, one glossing demon in Greek and Urdu.
Library of Congress only.
Translated from Rev. Dr. Barth's work, for The Agra Tract Society. Agra printed at the Secundra Orphan Press for The Agra Tract Society 1849
First edition. 8vo, 21 x 13 cm; pp.[ii], 6, 240. Text in Hindi. A very good copy bound in contemporary Indian tree calf, spine gilt. Inner joints discreetly restored.
No copies outside Germany: Greifswald, Munich, Stuttgart, and Tübingen only.
[Durga, in her aspect as Chamundi]
[1970's - 80's]
Polychrome gouache with narrow white border, on paper laid on to card. Original design for poster, 60 x 43.5 cm. Worn with paper loss on the edges and corners, not substantially affecting image. Signed in the image by the artist, V.A. Chandran. Holograph annotations in Tamil on verso.