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    Bakshi, Akhil.   SILK ROAD ON WHEELS. £10.00    
      Travels through Central Asia and Tibet.   324pp. Map. Paperback edition. Photographs in colour and b/w. 12,000km across Central Asia in 1994. Tashkent to Delhi via Kashgar and Lhasa.   Fine.   2001 Odyssey Books, New Delhi.
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    Bell, Dick.   TO THE SOURCE OF THE YANGTZE. £14.00    
         381pp. 32pp of colour photographs. 3 maps. Through China to Tibet by hovercraft. Signed by the author on the title page.   Fine in fine dw.   1991 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Bell, John.   A JOURNEY FROM ST PETERSBURG TO PEKIN 1719-1722. £14.00    
         248pp. Index. 42 illustrations and a map. Edited with 27pp introduction by J.L.Stevenson. Scottish doctor travels through Siberia and the Gobi Desert. First published in 1763. Ex-public library copy.   Very good in chipped dw.   1965 First thus, Edinburgh University Press.
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    Benedetto, L.F. (edits).   THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO. £22.00    
         439pp. Index. 7 illustrations. Folding map. In the Broadway Travellers series.   Very good but some spotting throughout.   1931 First thus, Routledge.
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    Bradley, Neville.   THE OLD BURMA ROAD. £10.00    
      A Journey on Foot and Muleback.   138pp. 17 plates. The trade route from Yunnan-Fu to Bhamo in 1930.   Boards rubbed. Owner's name.   1945 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Brent, Peter.   THE MONGOL EMPIRE. £13.00    
      Genghis Khan: His Triumph and his Legacy.   264pp. Index. 100 b/w photographs and 8pp in colour.   Fine in fine dw.   1976 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Bussagli, Mario.   CENTRAL ASIAN PAINTING. £10.00    
      From Afghanistan to Sinkiang.   136pp. 4to. 69 illustrations in colour. Paperback edition.   Very good indeed.   1979 Skira.
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    Collis, Maurice.   MARCO POLO. £10.00    
         190pp. Index. 4 plates and a map.   Very good.   1951 Second impression, Faber.
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    Collis, Maurice.   MARCO POLO. £12.00    
         190pp. Index. 4 plates and a map.   Very good. Owner's name.   1950 First edition, Faber.
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    Collis, Maurice.   MARCO POLO. £10.00    
         190pp. Index. 4 plates and a map.   Very good.   1950 First edition, Faber.
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    Dalrymple, William.   IN XANADU. £5.00    
      A Quest.   314pp. Index. 27 b/w photographs. From Jerusalem to Peking. His first book.   Fine.   1989 Reprint, Collins.
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    Danziger, Nick.   DANZIGER'S TRAVELS. £21.00    
      Beyond Forbidden Frontiers.   424pp. Index. Photographs in colour and b/w. 6 maps. From Istanbul to Peking through Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Tibet.   Fine in fine dw.   1987 First edition, Grafton.
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    Danziger, Nick.   DANZIGER'S TRAVELS. £10.00    
      Beyond Forbidden Frontiers.   424pp. Index. Photographs in colour and b/w. From Istanbul to Peking through Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Tibet.   Very good in chipped dw.   1987 Reprint, Grafton.
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    Danziger, Nick.   DANZIGER'S TRAVELS. £14.00    
      Beyond Forbidden Frontiers.   424pp. Index. Photographs in colour and b/w. 6 maps. From Istanbul to Peking through Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Tibet.   Near-fine in slightly chipped dw. Inscription.   1987 First edition, Grafton.
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    Danziger, Nick.   DANZIGER'S ADVENTURES. £12.00    
      From Miami to Kabul.   290pp. Index. Photographs in colour and b/w. Much on Afghanistan in the late 80s.   Fine in fine dw.   1992 First edition, Harper Collins.
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    de Lesdain, Count.   FROM PEKIN TO SIKKIM through the Ordos, the Gobi Desert, and Tibet. £16.00    
         301pp. Index. Folding map. 32 b/w photographs. Facsimile reprint of 1908 original. Pictures rather smudgy.   Very good.   1995 Asian Educational Services, New Delhi.
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    DeFrancis, John.   IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GENGHIS KHAN. £10.00    
         285pp. An account of three years travelling across the Gobi Desert and through a turbulent China from 1933.   Fine in fine dw.   1993 First edition, University of Hawaii Press.
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    Drysdale, Helena.   ALONE THROUGH CHINA AND TIBET. £10.00    
         207pp. 38 b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First Constable.
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    Farrer, Reginald.   THE RAINBOW BRIDGE. £45.00    
         383pp. Botanical index. Folding map. 16 plates of b/w photographs. Plant-hunting in Western China 1914 and 1915.   A little slack with some spotting, mainly to prelims.   1922 Second impression, Edward Arnold.
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    Fleming, Peter.   ONE'S COMPANY. £10.00    
      A Journey to China.   319pp. 4 plates and a map. By the Trans-Siberian Express in 1933. Book club edition.   Very Good.   1941.
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    Fleming, Peter.   A FORGOTTEN JOURNEY. £22.00    
         190pp. 29 b/w photographs. Diary of his Journey from Moscow to Peking in 1934.   Very good in chipped dw.   1952 First edition, Rupert Hart-Davis.
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    Foreign Language Press.   THE SINO-INDIAN BOUNDARY QUESTION. £18.00    
      (enlarged edition)   134pp. 13 folding maps. Card covers.The Chinese case in the 1960 border dispute. Includes folding facsimiles of the maps determining the McMahon Line.   Very good indeed.   1962 second (enlarged) edition, Peking.
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    Fortune, Robert.    A JOURNEY TO THE TEA COUNTRIES OF CHINA. £22.00    
      With a Short Notice of the East India Company's Tea Plantations in the Himalaya Mountains.   398pp. Facsimile reprint of 1852 original. 16 illustrations and a map. Fortune returned from China with more than twenty thousand tea plants for the Himalayan estates.   Fine in fine dustwrapper..   1987 Mildmay.
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    Fortune, Robert.    A JOURNEY TO THE TEA COUNTRIES OF CHINA. £12.00    
      With a Short Notice of the East India Company's Tea Plantations in the Himalaya Mountains.   398pp. Facsimile reprint of 1852 original. 16 illustrations and a map. Fortune returned from China with more than twenty thousand tea plants for the Himalayan estates. In card covers.   Fine.   1987 Mildmay.
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    Fortune, Robert.   THREE YEARS' WANDERINGS IN CHINA. £12.00    
      Including a Visit to the Tea, Silk and Cotton Countries.   407pp. Facsimile reprint of 1847 original. 17 illustrations and a map. Fortune returned from China with more than twenty thousand tea plants for the Himalayan estates. In card covers.   Fine.   1987 Mildmay.
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    Goldstein, Melvyn C.   THE SNOW LION AND THE DRAGON. £24.00    
      China, Tibet and the Dalai Lama.   152pp. Index.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 First edition, University of California Press.
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    Government of India.   PRIME MINISTER ON SINO-INDIAN RELATIONS. £10.00    
      Vol 1: Indian Parliament: Part II.   Statements made in Parliament by Nehru during the Chinese incursion August 1961-December 1962.   Very good.   No date.
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    Hickman, Katie.   DAUGHTERS OF BRITANNIA. £12.00    
      The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives.   192pp. Index. 29 b/w illustrations. Many references to Catherine Macartney, Ella Sykes and Diana Shipton in Kashgar. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the title page.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 Second impression, Harper Collins.
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    Huc, Abbe.   TRAVELS IN TARTARY AND THIBET. £25.00    
         352pp. First published in Paris 1850.   Very good in chipped dw.   1937 New edition, Herbert Joseph.
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    Huc, Abbe.   TRAVELS IN TARTARY AND THIBET. £14.00    
         352pp. First published in Paris 1850.   Very good.   1937 New edition, Herbert Joseph.
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    Huc, R.E.   LAMAS OF THE WESTERN HEAVENS. £14.00    
         351pp. Folio Society edition of Huc's travels. New translation. Introduction by John Keay. Original engravings.   Fine in decorated boards.   1982 First thus, Folio Society.
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    Huc, R.E.   LAMAS OF THE WESTERN HEAVENS. £16.00    
         351pp. Folio Society edition of Huc's travels. New translation. Introduction by John Keay. Original engravings.   Fine in decorated boards with original slipcase.   1982 First thus, Folio Society.
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    Jenkins, Peter.   ACROSS CHINA. £5.00    
         351pp. Travelling with 1984 American Everest expedition. More travel than climbing.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First US, Morrow.
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    Lancaster, Roy.   TRAVELS IN CHINA. £72.00    
         516pp. Index. 413 illustrations in colour, 253 in b/w. Endpaper maps. Includes short biographies of the early plant collectors. Signed by the author and inscribed by him 'For Colonel G.Gibbs a well known friend of trees with best wishes'. Postcard from Lancaster to Gibbs loosely inserted.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition. Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge.
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    Lattimore, Eleanore Holgate.   TURKESTAN REUNION. £10.00    
         323pp. In 1927 explorer's young American wife travels through Siberia to meet him in Chinese Turkistan. They then travel together to Kashmir. Paperback facsimile of 1934 edition.   Fine.   1994 Reprint, Kodansha, New York.
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    Le Fevre, Georges.   AN EASTERN ODYSSEY. £54.00    
      The Third Expedition of Haart and Audoin-Dubreuil.   368pp. Folding map. 40 b/w photographs. Translated from the French. Citroen expedition from Damascus to Peking via Kabul and Gilgit. Cars in extreme conditions.   Very good.   1935 First, Little, Brown and Company, Boston.
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    Leach, Hugh and Farrington, Susan Maria.   STROLLING ABOUT ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD. £24.00    
      The First Hundred Years of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs (formerly Royal Central Asian Society).   229pp. Index. Many b/w photographs from the Society's archives. Extraordinary and eccentric lives.   Fine in fine dw.   2003 First edition, Routledge Curzon.
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    Legg, Stuart.   THE HEARTLAND. £10.00    
         350pp. Index. The movement of peoples in Central Asia. Many maps.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1970 First edition, Secker & Warburg.
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    Man, John.   GOBI. £10.00    
      Tracking the Desert.   212pp. Index. 19 photographs in colour and b/w. Travels in Mongolia.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 First Weidenfeld.
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    Meyer, Karl and Brysac, Shareen.   TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS. £16.00    
      The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia.   646pp. Index. 8 maps. 37 b/w photographs. Especially interesting on American involvement since the 30s.   Fine in fine dw.   2001 First edition, Little, Brown.
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    Micheli, Silvio.   MONGOLIA. £12.00    
      In Search of Marco Polo & Other Adventures.   366pp. Translated from the Italian.   Near-fine in very good dw. Owner's name.   1967 First edition, Hollis & Carter.
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    Micheli, Silvio.   MONGOLIA. £14.00    
      In Search of Marco Polo & Other Adventures.   366pp. Map. 38 b/w photographs. Translated from the Italian.   Near-fine in very good dw.   1967 First edition, Hollis & Carter.
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    Migot, Andre.   TIBETAN MARCHES. £10.00    
         288pp. 39 b/w photographs and a map. Travels on the borders between China and Tibet.   Very good.   1955 First, Hart Davis.
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    Patterson, George N.   PEKING VERSUS DELHI. £16.00    
         310pp. Index. 4 maps. Frontier disputes in the Himalayas leading to the war of 1962.   Fine in fine dw.   1963 First edition, Faber.
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    Ronay, Gabriel.   THE TARTAR KHAN'S ENGLISHMAN. £10.00    
         249pp. Index. Historical detection in search of an English traveller at the court of Genghis Khan.   Very good in fine dw. Paper browning.   1978 First edition, Cassell.
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    Rossabi, Morris.   VOYAGER FROM XANADU. £16.00    
      Rabban Sauma and the First Journey from China to the West.   219pp. Index.23 b/w plans and photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1992, First, Kodansha, New York.
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    Royal Geographical Society and the Mount Everest Foundation.   THE MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL ASIA. £6.00    
      1:3,000,000 Map and Gazetteer.    98pp with large folding map. In plastic envelope folder.   Owner's name. Otherwise fine.   1987 First edition.
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    Semenov, Petr Petrovich.   TRAVELS IN THE TIAN'-SHAN' 1856-1857. £22.00    
         269pp. Index. 4 maps and 15 plates in colour.   Fine in fine dw.   1998 First edition, Hakluyt Society.
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    Seth, Vikram.   FROM HEAVEN LAKE. £24.00    
      Travels through Sinkiang and Tibet.   178pp. His first book.    Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1983 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Severin, Tim.   IN SEARCH OF GENGHIS KHAN. £13.00    
         276pp. Index. Many photographs in colour. Travels with the horsemen of Mongolia.   Fine in fine dw.   1991 First, Hutchinson.
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    Severin, Timothy.   THE ORIENTAL ADVENTURE. £10.00    
      Explorers of the East.   240pp. Index. Illustrated in colour and b/w.   Fine.   1976 First, Little, Brown, Boston.
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    Sykes, Sir Percy.   THE QUEST FOR CATHAY. £22.00    
         280pp. With 16 plates, coloured frontispiece and 9 maps. Early journeys from Europe to China.   Very good. Spine cloth faded.   1936 First edition, A & C.Black.
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    Theroux, Paul.   RIDING THE IRON ROOSTER. £5.00    
      By Train through China.   494pp. Index. Map.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1988 First edition, Hamish Hamilton.
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    Thubron, Colin.   BEHIND THE WALL. £10.00    
      A Journey through China.   307pp. Index. Endpaper maps. From the Burmese frontier to the Gobi Desert.   Fine in very good dw.   1987 Reprint Heinemann.
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    Vohra, Sahdev.   THE NORTHERN FRONTIER OF INDIA. £13.00    
         172pp. Index. 2 maps (one folding). An account of the Himalayan frontier in the light of the 1962 war with China and suggesting the basis for a settlement.   Very good in very good dw.   1993 First, New Delhi.
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    Walker, Andrew.   THE LEGEND OF THE GOLDEN BOAT. £16.00    
      Regulation, Trade and Traders in the Borderlands of Laos, Thailand, China and Burma.   232pp. Index. 9 maps and 13 b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 University of Hawaii Press.
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    Whittell, Giles.   CENTRAL ASIA. £6.00    
         388pp. Index. Card covers. Guide to the former Soviet republics with a chapter on the Karakoram Highway. Related to history and the literature of travel   Fine   1996 Revised edition, Cadogan Guides.
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    Wilson, Andrew.   THE ABODE OF SNOW. £5.00    
      Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus through the Upper Valleys of the Himalayas.   396pp. Paperback. Facsimile reprint of 1875 original.   Fine.   1993 Moyer Bell.
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    Wilson, E.H.   A NATURALIST IN WESTERN CHINA. £10.00    
         229pp. Index. Card covers. 'Plant Hunters' series. Introduction by Geoffrey Smith. First published in 1913.   Very good.   1986 Cadogan Books.
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