Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. Fourth Series Volume XIV.
London: Offices of the Society, 1931.
Topics include, "Forfeitures and Treason in 1388," "Borough Business of a Suffolk Town," "English Architecture in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries," "The Elibank Plot."
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society Fourth Series Volume XV.
London: Offices of the Society, 1932.
Articles include, "William of Ely," "Wilkin's Concilia and the Fifteenth Century," "Edumnd Dudley, Minister of Henry VII," "Secret Service Under Charles II."
DE RIENCOURT, Amaury.
Roof of the World. Tibet, Key to Asia.
New York: Rinehart & Co., (1950). First edition.
322pp. A nice copy.
Democracy and Empire. Britain 1865-1914.
(London): Edwin Arnold, (1985). First edition.
408pp. Fine in d/w.
. SMITH, Anthony.
Blind White Fish In Persia.
London: Reader's Union, 1954.
231pp. Fine in d/w.
The Poetical Works of......
London: Bell and Daldy, nd. (186-?)
conf. green half morocco, marble boards, raised bands,
xci, (1)-312pp. A nice copy.
Toronto: Little Brown and Company, (1969). First edition.
370pp. Fine in d/w.
The story of Cairo from the early days six thousand years ago to the time when this work was published. A fascinating account, written by someone who has lived in Cairo for many years.
Neolithic Cattle-Keepers of South India. A Study of the Deccan Ashmounds.
Cambridge: University Press, 1963. First edition.
(189)pp. Fine in a discoloured but o/w very nice d/w.
All the Way to Heaven. An American Boyhood in the Himalayas.
New York: Henry Holt, (1997). First edition.
Cloth backed boards,
319pp. Fine in d/w.
The Kandy Esala Perahera with a reference to the Raja Perahera to be held in Kandy in connection with the Royal Visit.
(Ceylon: Ceylon Daily News, 1952). First edition.
27pp. A nice copy.
NP: no publisher, nd. (196-?)
59pp. A nice copy in a very good d/w.
A Desert Dies.
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). First U.S. edition.
330pp. Fine in d/w.
A first hand account of the drought in the Sudan from 1982 to 1985, while the author was living with the Kababish, a nomadic tribe of the Sahara desert.
ATWOOD, Margaret and Joyce Barkhouse.
Anna's Pet. Illustrated by Ann Blades.
Toronto: Lorimer, 1980. First edition, wrapper issue.
(32)pp. Fine. A juvenile.
The Indian Stories of F.W. Bain. A Mine of Faults.
London: (The Riccardi Press, (1914). First of this edition.
cloth backed boards,
xviii, 94pp. Near fine in a very good d/w.
From the Land of the Lost Continent. The Dalai Lama's Fight for Tibet.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970. First U.S. edition.
235pp. Fine in d/w.
An account of the Dalai Lama's struggles before his expulsion from Tibet in 1959.
BARKER, Ernest. (editor).
The Character of England.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, (1947). Reprint.
595pp. Spine a bit faded o/w a nice copy.
The Poetical Works of.......
London: Bell and Daldy, nd. (185-?)
cont. green half morocco, marble boards, raised bands,
lxxvi, (1)-244pp. A fine copy.
His Country Was The World. A Study of Gordon of Khartoum.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1954. First edition.
296pp. Spine faded at foot o/w a nice copy in d/w which is faded on the spine.
A biography of Gordon of Khartoum.
Ferdinand De Lesseps. A biographical Study.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, (1956). Second impression.
334pp. Name o/w a nice copy in a very good d/w.
An account of De Lesseps and the Suez Canal project.
A Stranger in Tibet. The Adventures of a Wandering Zen Monk.
Tokyo: Kodansha International, (1989). First edition.
314pp. Fine in d/w.
The Paramaras. (c. 800-1305 A.D.).
New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, (1970). First edition.
443pp. Spine faded o/w a nice copy in a slightly rubbed d/w.
History of the Paramaras and the territories ruled over by them.
Fifty Famous Fights In Fact and Fiction Selected, and with an Introduction by .....
London: Cassell and Company, (1932).
384pp. A near fine copy.
Behind the Veil in Arabia.
New York: E.P. Dutton, (1962). First U.S. edition.
148pp. Fine in d/w with wear to extremities.
Bisch travelled many regions of the Hadramaut and Saudi Arabia disguised as an Arab, sometimes wearing contact lenses to transform his blue eyes to brown. Sewn into his clothing was a miniature camera with which he was able to take his remarkable photographs.
BISHOP, John Melville.
An Ever-Changing Place. A Year Among the Snow Monkeys and Sherpas in the Himalayas.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1978). First edition.
Cloth backed boards,
190pp. A nice copy in a very good d/w.
Pavillons of the Heart.
New York: Putnam's, (1974). First edition.
192pp. A nice copy in a near fine d/w.
(London): Frederick Muller, (1966). First edition.
320pp. Fine in d/w with wear to the spine ends.
Wild Flowers; Or, Pastoral and Local Poetry.
London: Printed For vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, Poultry; and ...... 1806. First edition.
full cont. calf,
x, 132pp. Outer front hinge cracked o/w a very good copy.
Portrait of an English Village.
New York: Pantheon Books, (nd).
A nice copy in d/w.
The Awakening Sahara.
(London): Andre Deutsch, (1961). First edition.
175pp. Near fine in a nice d/w.
Discussion of the development of the Sahara, with all the complex political, financial and scientific questions to which its exploitation gives rise.
Royal Progress One Hundred Years of British Monarchy.
London: B.T. Batsford, (1937). First edition.
120, 32pp.ads. Inscription o/w very good in a worn d/w.