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Category: All Categories: History: Asia: Central Asia
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Akaev, Askar  
Kyrgyz Statehood and the National Epos Manas : (Signed)

Publisher: Global Scholarly Publications; N. Y. : 2003.
Very Good Softcover ISBN: 1592670059 364 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red pictorial covers, bibliography, brief glossary of Kyrgyz terms, 1 b/w diagram. Title page SIGNED by author in ornate script and dated 2-10-003.; Written by Askar Akaev, President of Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan) from 1900 to 2005. Foreword by Parviz Morewedge. Co-published by Utah Valley State College. ; History of Kyrgyz, a former Soviet republic, and of its ancient epic hero-story, Manas, which serves almost as a religion in binding together the people of Kyrgyz. ; Covers show light wear to tips. No other flaws. No marks apart from autograph. Binding tight and square. Scarce. ; Signed by Author

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Deasy, H. H. P. (Henry Hugh Peter)  
In Tibet and Chinese Turkestan; being the record of three years' exploration / by Captain H. H. P. Deasy.

Publisher: Mansfield Center, CT : Martino Pub., 2008..
xvi, 420 p. front. (port) illus., plates, Large folding Color Map. Captain Deasy's book possesses a twofold value. It is a plain and unvarnished tale of travel and adventure, told with soldierly reticence. But apart from this, the account also has value as a thoroughly scientific investigation into the geographical conditions of one of the most difficult and remote regions in High Asia. Originally published: New York, 1901. Stock# 43,758x. Fine,new from publisher / no dj as issued.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 43758.
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Douglas, William O.  
Beyond the high Himalayas

Publisher: Doubleday New York 1952.
very good good dust jacket. photo's

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Hopkirk, Peter  
Foreign Devils on Silk Road

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press Amherst, 1984.
Very Good+, Paperback. ISBN: 0870234358 Small date penned on title page ; Paperback. B&W illustrations, map. Biblio, index. Acct of the plundering of archaeological treasures from Central Asia by foreigners ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages

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Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 43257.
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Kennedy, Pringle, 1855-1925.  
A History of the Great Moghuls, or, A history of the badshahate of Delhi from 1398 A.D. to 1739 : with an introduction

Publisher: Mansfield Center, CT : Martino Pub., 2008..
Two volumes bound in one. 319, 217 p., index. Title continues: "introduction concerning the Mongols and Moghuls of central Asia / by Pringle Kennedy."The Mughal empire was a Turkic imperial power which ruled most of the Asian subcontinent from the early 16th to the mid-19th centuries. At the height of its power, around 1700, it controlled most of the subcontinent and parts of what is now Afghanistan. Originally published: Calcutta : Thacker, Spink and Co., 1905-1911. Stock# 43,668x. Fine, new from the publisher /no dj.

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Rudenko, Sergei I  
Frozen Tombs of Siberia The Pazyryk Burials of Iron-Age Horsemen translated and with a preface by M. W, Thompson

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ. California Press, 1970.
1970. xxxvi, 340, [144] p. 146 line drawings in the text, 112 p. of monochrome and 32 color plates. 26 cm. In the Altai Mountains of western Siberia are the frozen remains 2500 years old. Stock # 25859. Vg/vg. Russian history. Archaeology Ethnology Altaiskii Krai

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Valikhanov, Ch. Ch. (Chokan Chingisovich),1835-1865 / VenŽižukov, M. (Mikhail), 1832-1901  
The Russians in Central Asia : their occupation of the Kirghiz steppe and the line of the Syr-Daria...

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, CT : Martino Pub., 2007.
xvi, 552 p., [5] leaves of plates : illus., map ; Title continues: "their political relations with Khiva, Bokhara, and Kokan : also descriptions of Chinese Turkestan and Dzungaria / by Capt. Valikhanof, M. Veniukof and other Russian travellers; translated from the Russian by John and Robert Michell." "These are English translations of valuable contributions to the geography and political history of Central Asia printed mostly in St. Petersburg in the Russian language and mostly unavailable to English language readers. The authors are well known Russian travelers and geographers, who have Central Asia their special study." Originally pub.: London : E. Stanford, 1865. Bibliography. Stock# 43,194x. Fine / new from publisher.

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