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    Bailey, Lt.-Col. F.M.   MISSION TO TASHKENT. £10.00    
         312pp. Index. An amazing story of a British agent's escape to Persia from the Bolsheviks of Tashkent.   Very good. Boards slightly marked.   1947 Travel Book Club.
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    Bailey, Lt.-Col. F.M.   MISSION TO TASHKENT. £10.00    
         269pp. Index. An amazing story of a British agent's escape to Persia from the Bolsheviks of Tashkent. Edited with an introduction and epilogue revised by Peter Hopkirk in 1992.   Fine.   2002 Third printing, Folio Society.
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    Bailey, Lt.-Col. F.M.   MISSION TO TASHKENT. £25.00    
         312pp. Index. 24 b/w photographs taken by the author.   Very good. Small stain on rear board   1946 First edition, Jonathan Cape.
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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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    Bitov, Andrei.   A CAPTIVE OF THE CAUCASUS. £10.00    
         Reflections on travel in Armenia and Georgia and on nationality by acclaimed Russian novelist. 323pp.   Fine in fine dw.   1992 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Bobrick, Benson.   EAST OF THE SUN. £12.00    
      The Conquest and Settlement of Siberia.   542pp. Index. 40 b/w illustrations.   Fine in fine dw.   1992 First Heinemann.
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    Botting, Douglas.   ONE CHILLY SIBERIAN MORNING. £10.00    
         Travels across the Soviet Union from the Caucasus to the Far East.   Fine in chipped dw.   1965 First Hodder.
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    Braithwaite, Rodric.   AFGANTSY. £16.00    
      The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-1989.   417pp. Index. 4 maps. Photographs in colour and b/w.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2011 First edition, Profile Books.
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    Bukharaev, Ravil.   THE MODEL OF TATARSTAN UNDER President Mintimer Shaimiev. £12.00    
         251pp.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, Curzon Press.
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    Curzon, George Nathaniel.   TRAVELS WITH A SUPERIOR PERSON. £10.00    
         191pp. 90 contemporary photographs. Edited by Peter King. Includes a long section from `Russia in Central Asia' (1889), the account of his journey to Samarkand via Berlin and Moscow.   Fine in fine dw.   1985 First edition, Sidgwick & Jackson.
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    Dale, Stephen Frederick.   INDIAN MERCHANTS AND EURASIAN TRADE 1600-1750. £32.00    
         162pp. Index. Study of the penetration of Iran, Central Asia and Russia by Indian merchant families.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, Canbridge University Press.
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    Dallin, David J.   THE RISE OF RUSSIA IN ASIA. £22.00    
         293pp. Index. Endpaper maps and 8 others. First published by Yale University Press in 1949. Concerned with China, Japan, Korea and Manchuria.   Very good indeed.   1971 Reprint, Archon Books, USA.
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    Dodwell, Christina.   BEYOND SIBERIA. £10.00    
         159pp. 41 colour photographs. Travels in Kamchatka.   Fine in fine dw.   1993 First Hodder.
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    Edwards, H.Sutherland.   RUSSIAN PROJECTS TOWARDS INDIA £140.00    
      from the Czar Peter to General Skobeleff.   295pp. Folding map in colour. In the original brown cloth with black decoration on front board and patterned endpapers.   Very good indeed. Some spotting on the map but otherwise excellent.   1885 Remington & Co..
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    Eikelman, Dale F. (edits).   RUSSIA'S MUSLIM FRONTIERS. £10.00    
      New Directions in Cross-Cultural Analysis.   206pp. Index. Card covers. Papers from joint US/Russian conferences on Central Asia, Afganistan and Pakistan.   Fine.   1993 Indiana University Press.
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    Fleming, Peter.   THE FATE OF ADMIRAL KOLCHAK. £21.00    
         253pp. Index. 24 photographs and 4 maps. The retreat of the White Russian forces into Siberia 1918-19.   Fine in fine dw.   1963 First edition, Rupert Hart-Davis.
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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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    Gilbert, Martin.   RUSSIAN HISTORY ATLAS. £10.00    
         146pp of maps in black and white. Card covers. Invaluable detail about Russian wars, invasions and Eastward expansion.   Fine.   1972 Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Glazebrook, Philip.   JOURNEY TO KHIVA. £10.00    
         278pp. Index. The cities of former-Soviet Central Asia in the context of nineteenth century history and Soviet disintegration.   Fine in fine dw.   1992 First edition, Harper Collins.
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    Golowanjuk, Jascha.   MY GOLDEN ROAD FROM SAMARKAND. £10.00    
         202pp. Endpaper maps. Family escapes the Bolsheviks in Samarkand across the desert to the Caspian.   Fine in fine dw.   1993 First Quartet.
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    Graham, Stephen.   RUSSIA AND THE WORLD. £31.00    
      A Study of the War and a Statement of the World-problems that now confront Russia and Great Britain.   260pp. News of the outbreak of war in 1914 reaches the author on the Mongolian Frontier. He returns via Moscow and Poland.   Very good indeed.   1915 First Cassell.
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    Graham, Stephen.   A TRAMP'S SKETCHES. £13.00    
         339pp. 'Along the shores of the Black Sea on a pilgrimge with Russian peasants to Jerusalem.' A continuation of 'Undiscovered Russia'.   Very good.   1912 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Hopkirk, Kathleen.   A TRAVELLER'S COMPANION TO CENTRAL ASIA. £10.00    
         292pp. Index. 16 b/w illustrations and 2 maps. Paperback edition.   Very good.   1993 John Murray.
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    Hopkirk, Peter.   THE GREAT GAME. £10.00    
      On Secret Service in High Asia.   Full-size paperback. 562pp. Index. 39 b/w illustrations. History of Anglo-Russian rivalry in Central Asia.   Fine.   1991 John Murray.
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    Hopkirk, Peter.   SETTING THE EAST ABLAZE. £24.00    
      Lenin's Dream of an Empire in Asia.   252pp. Index. 27 b/w illustrations and 2 maps.   Fine in near-fine dw.   1984 First edition, John Murray.
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    Ilin, M.   MEN AND MOUNTAINS. £13.00    
      Man's Victory over Nature.   330pp. Scienific optimism on Soviet development in Central Asia and Siberia. 6 illustrations in colour and 116 in the text. Translated from the Russian by Beatrice Kinkead.   Very good in remains of dw.   1935 First Lippincott, Philadelphia.
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    Kalter, Johannes.   THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF TURKESTAN £16.00    
         167pp. Illustrated account of craft traditions. Many photographs in colour and b/w.   Fine in laminated boards.   1984 First edition, Thames & Hudson.
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    Kunitz, Joshua.   DAWN OVER SAMARKAND. £13.00    
      The Rebirth of Central Asia.   348pp. The triumph of revolution and socialism in Central Asia.   Very good. Yellow boards a little grubby.   1936 First edition, Lawrence and Wishart.
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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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    Levine, Emma.   A GAME OF POLO WITH A HEADLESS GOAT £5.00    
      and other bizarre sports discovered across Asia.   312pp. Many photographs in colour and b/w. Traditional sports in Turkey, Central Asia, India and Pakistan. Paperback.   Fine.   2003 Andre Deutsch.
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    Lieven, Anatol.   CHECHNYA. £10.00    
      Tombstone of Russian Power.   436pp. Index. Paperback edition.   Fine.   1999 Yale University Press.
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    Maclean, Fitzroy.   A PERSON FROM ENGLAND. £10.00    
      and Other Travellers.   384pp. Book club edition. Fully illustrated. The story of the early visitors to Turkestan.   Very good.   1959 Readers Union.
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    Moorhouse, Geoffrey.   APPLES IN THE SNOW. £10.00    
      A Journey to Samarkand.   189pp. Endpaper maps.   Fine in fine dw.   1990 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Moorhouse, Geoffrey.   APPLES IN THE SNOW. £13.00    
      A Journey to Samarkand.   189pp. Endpaper maps. Signed by the author on the title page.   Fine in fine dw.   1990 First Hodder.
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    Nazaroff, Paul.   KAPCHIGAI DEFILE. £10.00    
      The Journal of Paul Nazaroff.   Diary of his escape to Kashgar. 127pp.   Fine in fine dw.   1980 First edition, Athenaeum.
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    Obolensky, Chloe.   THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE. £25.00    
      A Portrait in Photographs.   346pp. 4to. 577 black and white photographs taken from the mid-nineteenth century to the shadow of the Revolution.   Fine in fine dw. An outstanding copy.   1980 First edition, Jonathan Cape.
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    Ossendowski, Ferdinand.   FROM PRESIDENT TO PRISON. £25.00    
         338pp. Experiences of the revolution of 1905 in Siberia.   Very good indeed. Inscriptions.   1925 First Allen & Unwin.
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    Paine, Sheila.   THE GOLDEN HORDE. £14.00    
      Travels from the Himalaya to the Karpathos.   303pp. Index. Journeys through Russia and Central Asia tracing the roots of Indo-European civilization.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 First edition, Michael Joseph.
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    Palmer, H.P.   JOSEPH WOLFF. £23.00    
      His Romantic Life and Travels.   222pp. Index. Map and 4 b/w illustrations.   Very good. A little very light spotting and corner cut from front endpaper   1935 First edition, Heath Cranton
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    Popowski, Jozef   THE RIVAL POWERS IN CENTRAL ASIA or the Struggle between England and Russia in the East. £12.00    
         235pp. Index. Card covers. Facsimile reprint of 1893 original which was translated from the German by Arthur Baring Brabant. Map not copied.   Fine.   2005 Elibron Classics.
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    Romm, Michael.   THE ASCENT OF MOUNT STALIN. £36.00    
         270pp. Index. Folding map. 32 b/w photographs. Account of 1933 expedition.   Very good. A clean bright copy. Owner's name on small rubber stamp mark.   1936 First edition, Lawrence & Wishart.
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    Roosevelt, Theodore and Kermit.   EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. £45.00    
         284pp. Index. 41 b/w photographs. Their hunting expedition to the Tian Shan and the Pamirs. In the original dark blue cloth.   Very good indeed. A few specks of colour loss to the spine. Unobtrusive inscription on front endpaper.   1926 Scribner's, London.
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    Schuyler, Eugene.   TURKISTAN £21.00    
      Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Kokand, Bukhara and Kuldja.   303pp. Index. Edited with an Introduction by Geoffrey Wheeler. New edition of 1876 work in Travellers and Explorers series   Fine in very good dw. Bookplate.   1966 Routledge.
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    Seaton, Albert.   THE HORSEMEN OF THE STEPPES. £14.00    
      The Story of the Cossacks.   268pp. Index. Notes, maps, references and bibliography. In plain black cloth.   Very good in fine dw.   1985 First, Bodley Head.
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    Shah, Idries.   THE COMMANDING SELF. £10.00    
         332pp. Question and answer introduction to Sufi ides.      1994 reprint, The Octagon Press.
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    Shah, Idries.   THE SUBLETIES OF THE INIMITABLE MULLA NASRUDIN. £12.00    
         102pp.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1986 Reprint, The Octagon Press.
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    Shinkarev, Leonid.   THE LAND BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS. £10.00    
      Siberia and its Peoples Today.   246pp. Index. 32 b/w photographs. An exploration of history, development and culture.   Fine in fine dw.   1973 First Hart-Davis.
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    Svanberg, Ingvar (edits).   CONTEMPORARY KAZAKS. £14.00    
      Cultural and Social Perspectives.   152pp. Index. 12 b/w illustrations.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First Curzon Press.
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    Swinson, Arthur.   BEYOND THE FRONTIERS. £36.00    
      The Biography of Colonel F.M.Bailey, Explorer and Secret Agent.   246pp. Index. 16 b/w photographs and 4 maps.   Owner's name Otherwise fine in near-fine dw.   1971 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Taheri, Amir.   CRESCENT IN A RED SKY. £13.00    
      The Future of Islam in the Soviet Union.   287pp. Index.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Thorburn, S.S.   ASIATIC NEIGHBOURS. £14.00    
         315pp. Index. Facsimile reprint of 1894 original. A study of policy on and beyond the North-West Frontier.   Fine in fine dw.   1996 New Delhi.
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    Thubron, Colin.   AMONG THE RUSSIANS. £10.00    
         212pp. Travels from the Baltic to the Caucasus.   Very good in very good dw with faded spine panel.   1983 Reprint, Heinemann.
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    Thubron, Colin.   THE LOST HEART OF ASIA. £12.00    
         374pp. Index. Travels in the ex-Soviet Central Asian republics.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Thubron, Colin.   THE LOST HEART OF ASIA. £10.00    
         374pp. Index. Travels in the ex-Soviet Central Asian republics.   Fine in fine dw. Inscription.   1994 First US, Harper Collins.
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    Thubron, Colin.   THE LOST HEART OF ASIA. £10.00    
         374pp. Index. 3 maps. Travels in the ex-Soviet Central Asian republics.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 Reprint, Heinemann.
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    Ure, John.   THE TRAIL OF TAMERLANE. £12.00    
         207pp. Index. 20 b/w photographs and a map. Following the route of a 14th century campaign in Kurdistan. Georgia conquered, Castle of Van stormed and Isfahan sacked.   Fine in fine dw.   1980 First edition, Constable.
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    Vambery, Arminius.   THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ARMINIUS VAMBERY. £21.00    
      Written by Himself.   370pp.15 illustrations.   Internally sound but boards water stained.   1884 Popular edition Fisher Unwin.
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    Wardrop, Sir Oliver.   THE KINGDOM OF GEORGIA. £16.00    
      Travel in a Land of Women, Wine and Song.   202pp. 17 b/w ilustrations and 3 maps. Facsimile reprint of 1888 original.   Fine in fine dw.   1977 Luzac & Co.
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    Whitfield, Susan.   AUREL STEIN ON THE SILK ROAD. £14.00    
         143pp. Index. 68 illustrations in colour and 36 in b/w. Map in colour.   Fine in fine dw.   2004 First edition, Serindia Publications, Chicago.
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    Whittell, Giles.   EXTREME CONTINENTAL. £10.00    
      Blowing Hot and Cold through Central Asia.   222pp. Travels through the ex-Soviet republics inspired by Stephen Graham's journey of 1914 and his book `Through Russian Central Asia'.   Fine in fine dw.   1995 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Wolff, Joseph.   A MISSION TO BOKHARA. £25.00    
         254pp. Index and notes. Edited and abridged, with a 50pp introduction by Guy Wint.   Near-fine in very good dw. Bookplate.   1969 First thus, Routledge & Kegan Paul.
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    Wolff, Joseph.   A MISSION TO BOKHARA. £5.00    
         254pp. Index and notes. Edited and abridged, with a 50pp introduction by Guy Wint. Ex-public library copy.   Very good indeed in very good dw. No sign of use.   1969 First thus, Routledge & Kegan Paul
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    Wolff, Joseph.   NARRATIVE OF A MISSION TO BOKHARA in the Years 1843-1845 to Ascertain the Fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly. £315.00    
         429pp. In the original brown cloth. With the armorial bookplate of D.A.Campbell. Inscribed by Wolff to Campbell in Jan 1851 with a further short inscription in Persian.   Spine cloth starting to crack but binding sound.   1848 Fifth edition, William Blackwood.
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