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LA VALLEE DE KATHMANDU: Monuments historiques nepalais a restaurer. (French edition)

By Sanday, John

(Paris): Unesco, (1984).. (1984).. Good. - Small quarto [8-5/8 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped with light creasing to the corners of the rear wrap. 125 pages. Numerous black-and- white textual illustrations. The contents are very good. <p>The text is in French.

$10.00

NEPAL: A Guide to the Art and Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley

By Hutt, Michael

Boston, MA : Shambhala, (1995).. (1995).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], dark gray cloth in a dust wrapper. The bottom corners of the covers are lightly rubbed. The dust wrapper is rubbed. 239 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.<p>Authored by Michael Hutt with David N. Gellner, Axel Michaels, Greta Rana and Govinda Tandan. Edited by Michael Hutt.

$25.00

DEVELOPING TIBET? A Survey of International Development Projects

By Forbes, Ann; and McGranahan, Carole

(Cambridge, MA): Cultural Survival / (Washington, DC): The International Campaign for Tibet, 1992.. 1992.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some light creasing to the wraps. vii & 163 pages. illustrated with a black-and-white map. There is minor creasing to the bottom corners of the pages. Very good. <p>From the library of Peter Matthiessen. Laid in is two-page autograph letter signed addressed to him from co-author Ann Forbes on Cultural Survival letterhead. Forbes is sending him a copy of this report and writes about the research she is doing in Nepal.<p>Cultural Survival Report No. 33.

$25.00

HIMALAYAS

By Shirakawa, Yoshikazu

New York: Abradale Press/Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Folio, white cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a price-clipped pictorial dust wrapper. There is some very light soiling & spotting to the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with some score marks to the rear panel. Unnumbered pages, including profuse full- & double-page illustrations from color & black-and-white photographs by Yoshikazu Shirakawa. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>Reprint edition of the 1971 first edition.<p>Testimonial by Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal. Preface by Arnold Toynbee. Introduction by Sir Edmund Hillary. Photographs and Text by Yoshikazu Shirakawa.

$35.00

NEPAL

By Winkler, Jurgen; Raj Aryal, Mukunda

(Tokyo): Kodansha International Ltd., (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/2 inches high by 9-5/8 inches wide], cloth in a pictorial dust wrapper. The top & bottom edges of the flaps of the dust jacket are darkened and its film surface is chipped at the head of the spine and in a few places at the edges of the panels. 224 pages. Profuse full-page photographic illustrations in color and black & white by Jurgen Winkler. The book is slightly cocked. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

$15.00

R N JOSHI: WIDENING THE HORIZON OF NEPALESE ART

By Shrestha, Banshi

(Kathmandu, Nepal: Park Gallery, Publication Department, 2006).. 2006).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly soiled with a price-sticker in the bottom corner. 105 pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. The rear pastedown is slightly bubbled. The book is slightly bowed, else near fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.

$20.00

THE MAKING OF MODERN TIBET
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THE MAKING OF MODERN TIBET

By Grunfeld, A. Tom

Delhi: Oxford University Press, (1987).. (1987).. Good. - Octavo, black cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped with some light spotting & with tiny white stains to the spine. The dust jacket is rubbed with some creasing to the edges. x & 277 pages. The top corner has been excised from the front endpaper. The pages are slightly darkened. Good.

$35.00

THE ABODE OF SNOW: Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus, through the Upper Valleys of the Himalaya. With an Introduction by Clark Worswick

By Wilson, Andrew

Wakefield, RI and London: Moyer Bell 1993.. 1993.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial purple, black & white wraps. The wraps are very slightly bumped & rubbed. xliii, [1] leaf, 396 & [1] pages. Illustrated with 2 black-and-white maps. The top margin of the first leaf has been excised. Very good. <p>Reprint edition.

$10.00

REMAINS OF LOST EMPIRES: Sketches of the Ruins of Palmyra, Nineveh, Babylon, and Persepolis, with Some Notes on India and the Cashmerian Himalayas

By Myers, P. V. N

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1875.. 1875.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is bumped & rubbed with a few small white stains to the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xiv & pages [15]- 531 plus 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated in black-and-white with a frontispiece & 7 black-and-white plates with tissue guards, & textual illustrations. There is damage to the endpapers, including 2 holes in the rear endpaper, where labels have been removed. There is scattered foxing & light staining & the page edges are darkened. Ex-library with a library label on the front pastedown. Good. <p>First edition.

$35.00

THE KANGCHENJUNGA ADVENTURE

By Smythe, F. S

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, (1934).. (1934).. Good. - Octavo, red cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with its spine & extremities darkened & with 3 small stains to the front flap. The head & tail of the jacket spine are chipped. 464 pages. 48 black-and-white photographic plates. There is a small ink stain to the fore-edge & some tiny gray marks to the top edge. Good. <p>Later printing.

$25.00

TIGERLAND / And Other Unintended Destinations
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TIGERLAND / And Other Unintended Destinations

By Dinerstein, Eric

Washington, DC: Island Press, (2005).. (2005).. Fine. - Octavo, boards backed with cloth in a dust wrapper. [vi] & 279 pages. Near fine. <p>Eric Dinerstein, now Chief Scientist at the World Wildlife Fund, has traveled the world to defend rare species and their threatened habitats.

$10.00

REGMI'S ANGLO-NEPALI-DICTIONARY

By Regmi, M.P.; compiler

Varanasi {India]: (Krishna-Kumari, 1963).. 1963).. Good. - Thick octavo, decorative red cloth. The binding is lightly bumped with a small stain to the front cover & another to the tail of the spine. There is a tiny tear to the cloth on the top edge of the front cover. [viii] & 1248 pages plus 10 pages of illustrations in brown & white, including a deaf-and-dumb alphabet. The dictionary is printed in 2 columns.There are small remnants of paper adhering to the pastedowns with some bubbling along their front edges. There is a short tear to the inner edge of the Nepali title page & the bottom corners of 2 leaves of the prelims are creased. Good. <p>Second edition of an English to Nepali dictionary. The Nepali is written in Devanagari script.

$75.00

NIMA: A SHERPA IN CONNECTICUT

By Fuller, Elizabeth

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1984).. (1984).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, chipped & soiled with a piece out of the tail of the spine. vii, [i] & 199 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.<p>The story of how an American couple, following a trek through the Himalayas, brought an eighteen-year- old Sherpa to Connecticut to be treated for tuberculosis.

$10.00

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE HILL FARMERS OF NEPAL: An Information Kit. (Cover title)

By (Denholm, Jeannette; et al. Project Dirwction)

Lalitpur, Nepal: Nepal Rural Reconstruction Association / Cavite, Philippines: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, (1992).. (1992).. Very good. - Small quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover. The contents are bound between pictorial maroon stiff paper cover sheets with a brown plastic binder. The cover sheets are rubbed with some light creasing to the top & bottom edges. The rear cover sheet is unevenly faded with some small pieces of paper adhering to its lower half. Unnumbered pages printed on variously colored stocks. Profuse textual illustrations, charts & diagrams. The stamp of the Institute of Forestry Project is on the contents page. The last leaf is lightly creased with some small stains. Very good. <p>A series of workshops was held from April 16 to 25, 1992 for the purpose of producing this information kit. The workshops were titled Regenerative Agriculture in the Hills of Nepal, Cropping Systems and Post-Harvest Technologies, Vegetable and Fruit Production, Natural Resources and Their Enhancement, Livestock and Fodder, Soil Fertility Composting and Manuring, and Pest Management.<p>Scarce.

$75.00

AREA HANDBOOK FOR NEPAL, BHUTAN, AND SIKKIM

By Harris, George L.; Giddens, Jackson A.; et al

(Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office), 1973.. 1973.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth. The binding is very lightly bumped & rubbed. lxxx, [1] leaf & 431 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white maps & tables. Very good. <p>"Second Edition Published 1973. Research for the second edition completed November 1972. Research for the first edition completed March 1964. (This handbook supersedes DA Pam 550-35, March 1964)." One of a series of volumes prepared by the Foreign Area Studies of The American University for military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic social, economic, political and military facts about various countries.

$15.00

THREATENED WILDLIFE, CROP AND WILDLIFE DEPREDATION AND GRAZING IN THE MAKALU-BARUN CONSERVATION AREA. By Rodney Jackson, Wildlife Consultant

By Jackson, Rodney

Nepal: Makalu-Barun Conservation Project / Franklin, WV: Woodlands Mountain Institute, Everest Ecosystem Conservation Program, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. - Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in light greenish gray wraps printed on handmade lokta paper from Nepal. The wraps are bumped with a tear to the tail of the spine. [viii] & 105 pages plus a 1-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with black-and-white diagrams & a map. The page corners are lightly bumped. Very good. <p>The Makalu-Barun Conservation Project Working Paper Publication Series, Report 12.

$50.00

UNTERSUCHUNGEN UBER BESIEDLUNG, LANDBESITZ UND FELDBAU IN SOLU-KHUMBU (MOUNT EVEREST-GEBIET, OST-NEPAL). Studies of Settlement, Land Tenure and Cultivation in Solu-Khumbu (Mount Everest Region, East Nepal)

By Limberg, Walter

Innsbruck: Universitatsverlag Wagner, 1982.. 1982.. Fine. - Tall octavo [10-5/8 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], olive green cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. There is slight darkening to the edges of the dust jacket & the rear panel is very lightly soiled. 154 pages. Color frontispiece & black-and white illustrations & tables with 6 folding maps & charts, some of them in color, in a pocket mounted on the rear pastedown. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>F.W. Funke: Beitrage zur Sherpa-Forschung, Teil V. Khumbu Himal 12: Ergebnisse des Forschungsunternehmens Nepal Himalaya, Zwolfter Band. The text is in German with a summary in English.

$75.00

NEPAL: PERSPECTIVES ON CONTINUITY AND CHANGE

By Malla, Kamal P.; editor

Kirtipur, Nepal: Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, 1989.. 1989.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed black-and-white wraps. The wraps are rubbed & bumped with short tears to the head & tail of the spine. The rear wrap is lightly stained & soiled with a price-sticker near the tail of the spine. [xxvi], 466 & [4] pages with a corrigenda slip bound in. Illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations, tables, a folding chart & a folding map, & with a color folding map in the rear. 1 corner of the folding map is creased & the chart has been misfolded so that 2 of its front edges are roughed. Good.

$25.00

NEPAL: DIMENSIONS OF DEVELOPMENT

By Gurung, Harka

Kathmandu, Nepal: Sahayogi Press, 1984.. 1984.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream & blue wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & rubbed. There is stain probably left by a sticker on the front wrap. The rear wrap is darkened with some light staining & soiling, & the head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. [xii] & 275 pages. Illustrated in black & white with tables & with 20 folding maps & charts. Some page corners are lightly bumped, else the contents are very good. <p>First edition.

$20.00

RURAL WOMEN OF NEPAL: An Aggregate Analysis and Summary of 8 Village Studies. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II, Part 9: Field Studies

By Acharya, Meena; and Bennett, Lynn

Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981).. (1981).. Good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled. There is a light crease to the front wrap, a small piece out its bottom corner & an owner's ink name on its top edge. [vi], xxxvii, [i] & 432 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations & numerous graphs & tables, including a folding table. There are tiny pieces out of the bottom corners of the first 3 leaves & the first few leaves & last few leaves are lightly bumped. Good. <p>First edition, limited to 1,000 copies.

$50.00

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