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White, Maude Valérie (1855-1937) My Indian summer: a second book of memories.
London: Grayson & Grayson, 1932.. [10], 279, [1] p. No dustjacket. VG, with slight wear to boards and some foxing. Small label 'The Times Book Club' on lower paste-down. Second vol. of the autobiography of woman composer (see also 'Friends and memories'), known for her songs and at the height of her success in the 1890s. She travelled widely and was influenced particularly by Arabic and Sicilian music. This vol. has much on her travels in Italy. (Book ref. 220)   £30.00
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White, Maude Valérie (1855-1937) Friends and memories.
London: Edward Arnold, 1914.. viii, 383, [1] p., plus 16 p. publisher's catalogue at back. No dustjacket. Binding loose, with wear to edges; old library label on lower paste-down; old lot no. label on spine; a little worn and grubby, but contents good. Autobiography of woman composer, known for her songs and at the height of her success in the 1890s. She travelled widely and was influenced particularly by Arabic and Sicilian music. See also her further vol. of memoirs, 'My Indian summer' (1932). (Book ref. 219)   £20.00
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National Geographic index 1888-1988. Second printing.
Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1989.. 1215, [1] p.; Well-illustrated wtih numerous colour photographs, with maps on endpapers. Fine, with small tears to edges of dustjacket. (Book ref. 187)   £10.00
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Wilby, Sorrel. Tibet: a woman's lone trek across a mysterious land.
London: Macdonald, 1988. 0356159183. 219 p., ill (col. photos). 'A Queen Anne Press book'. Fine, in near fine dustjacket with price clipped. An expedition across Tibet mainly on foot, with observations on the nomadic way of life and, eventually, Lhasa. (Book ref. 173)   £15.00
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Wainwright, Joel Memories of Marple: pictorial and descriptive reminiscences of a life-time in Marple, leisure hours on the banks of the Goyt, the Tame and the Etherow, with stories old and new of byegone days.
Guiseley: M.T.D. Rigg, 1989.. [14], 112, [4] p. Almost as new, in as new dustjacket. Facsimile of the edition privately printed in 1899. With old photos and details of many local curiousities. (Book ref. 181)   £30.00
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Thurman, Robert A. F. Essential Tibetan Buddhism.
Edison, N.J.: Castle Books, 1997. 9780785808725. 317 p. As new, in dustjacket. A survey of the teachings and varieties of Tibetan Buddhism with essential texts. By one of the West's leading scholars in this area. (Book ref. 172)   £10.00
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Thukral, Gurmeet & Elizabeth Garhwal Himalaya.
New Delhi: Frank Bros and Company, 1987.. 127 p., numerous colour photos, including foldout panorama, maps. With details of potential treks. An extremely well-illustrated introduction to the natural histoy and customs of this area of Uttar Pradesh. (Book ref. 177)   £10.00
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McDonnell, Hector Looking for Shangri-La: an exhibition of paintings inspired by a journey through Tibet.
London: Berkeley Square Gallery, 2003.. [16] p., ill. throughout with colour reproductions of paintings. Pbk. As new. (Book ref. 170)   £6.50
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Logan, Pamela Among warriors: a martial artist in Tibet.
Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, 1996. 0879516437. 271 p., ill. (photos). Fine, in near fine dustjacket. Solo travel in eastern Tibet with a special interest in traditional martial arts. (Book ref. 175)   £9.50
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Goldstein, Melvyn C. The snow lion and the dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. 0520212541. 152 p., ill. (b/w photos). As new, in dustjacket. An examination of the 'Tibet question', drawing upon the author's deep knowledge of Tibetan culture and tradition. (Book ref. 179)   £9.50
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Fleming, Peter Bayonets to Lhasa: the first full account of the British invasion of Tibet in 1904.
London: Readers Union, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1962.. 319 p. 'This RU edition was produced in 1962 for sale to its members only'. Includes 'Readers News' for April 1962 with news of forthcoming books, including A. J. P. Taylor's 'The origins of the Second World War'. VG with small tears to dustjacket. (Book ref. 167)   £7.50
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Feigon, Lee Demystifying Tibet: history, culture, people, from its seventh-day origins to the present day.
London: Profile Books, 1999. 1861971486. 241 p., ill. As new, in dustjacket. (Book ref. 180)   £9.50
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Erickson, Barbara Tibet: abode of the gods, pearl of the motherland.
Berkeley, CA.: Pacific View Press, 1997. 188189611. 302 p., ill. (b/w photos). Large paperback. As new. An examination of the Tibetan situation, based largely on personal encounters with Tibetans in almost every walk of life. (Book ref. 178)   £8.50
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Drysdale, Helena Alone through China and Tibet.
London: Constable, 1986. 0094672008. 207 p., ill. (b/w photos). Fine, in fine dustjacket. Intrepid travels in 1985. Her first book. (Book ref. 169)   £15.00
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Crossette, Barbara So close to heaven: the vanishing Buddhist kingdoms of the Himalayas.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.. 297 p., ill. (16 b/w photos), map. Fine, in fine dustjacket. Travels in Bhutan, Ladakh and Sikkim with insights on their culture and Tantric Buddhism. (Book ref. 168)   £20.00
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Bird, Isabella Lucy (Mrs Bishop) (1831-1904) Among the Tibetans.
New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 1996.. 159 p., ill. Photographic reprint of edition published London : Religious Tract Society, 1904. (Book ref. 176)   £7.50
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Avedon, John F. In exile from the land of snows.
London: Michael Joseph, 1984. 0718124081. 383 p., ill. (col. photos). Fine, with some pencil notes in index. Dustjacket slightly battered at head and tail of spine and corners. An account of Tibetans in exile in India. (Book ref. 171)   £12.00
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Allen, Charles The search for Shangri-La: a journey into Tibetan history.
London: Little, Brown and Company, 1999. 0316648108. 305 p., ill. (col. photos). Fine, in near fine dustjacket. A search for the mythical kingdom of Shang-shung in south-west Tibet. (Book ref. 174)   £12.50
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Younghusband, Francis, Colonel The British invasion of Tibet: Colonel Younghusband 1904.
London: HMSO, 1999. 0117024090. 249 p., pbk. Mint condition. In the Stationery Office's series 'Uncovered editions'. (Book ref. 148)   £6.00
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Stonor, Charles The Sherpa and the snowman.
London: Hollis & Carter, 1955. 1st ed.. 209 p., 37 p. of illustrations (photos). VG, dustjacket a little battered at upper edges. A journey from the foothills of Nepal to the lower slopes of Everest in search of the 'Yeti'. (Book ref. 159)   £9.50
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