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1 Adventure Travel Magazine
Seattle American Adventurers Association Paperback Good + 
Seattle: American Adventurers Association Issues September 1979 and August 1980. Contain interviews with Ansel Adams and Reinhold Messner on his Everest climb, also ballooning over Albuquerque, and big ice climbing.. Soft Cover. Good +. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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2 The Mammoth Book of Eyewitness Everest: Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Ascent of Everest, 32 Firsthand Accounts of the Most Memorable Climbs (Mammoth Books)
U.S.A. Running Press 2003 078671171X / 9780786711710 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
U.S.A.: Running Press, 2003 502 pp. Thirty-two firsthand accounts ofthe most memorable Everest climbs. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Library markings on endpapers. Pictorial paper boards .. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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3 Berreman, Gerald Hindus of the Himalayas
University of California Press 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
University of California Press, 1963 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Oranges boards arel ightly bumped at corners and spine but overall VG for it's age. Front papers have marks of tape previously applied and removed but this is not ex-libe.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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4 Biswas, Kalipada Plants of Darjeeling and the Sikkim Himalayas
Government of West Bengal 1967 Hardcover Very Good Poor 
Government of West Bengal, 1967 540 pp + 31 B&W plates and 42 color plates plus index i - xxvii. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Bookseller's stamp and previous owner's name on endpaper. Dust jacket is pretty shredded, now in mylar wrapper. Large heavy book. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Crossette, Barbara So Close To Heaven: The Vanishing Buddhist Kingdoms of the Himalayas
U.S.A. Knopf 1995 067941827X / 9780679418276 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
U.S.A.: Knopf, 1995 297 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Tibet, Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged save for very slight edgewear. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Bhutan: Kingdom of the Dragon, Dompnier, Robert
6 Dompnier, Robert Bhutan: Kingdom of the Dragon
U.S.A. Shambhala 1999 1570625107 / 9781570625107 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New 
U.S.A.: Shambhala, 1999 176 pp with color photography on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red paper boards are bright and undamaged. DJ is 'as new.'. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 11" x 11". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7 Douglas, Ed Tenzing: Hero of Everest
U.S.A. National Geographic 2003 0792269837 / 9780792269830 Hardcover As New As New 
U.S.A.: National Geographic, 2003 299 pp with 8 pp of color plates and two maps. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. A postcard of Tenzing, looking exceptionally dapper, is tucked in. Dust jacket is clean, undamaged.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Rythems of a Himalayan Village, Downs, Hugh R.
8 Downs, Hugh R. Rythems of a Himalayan Village
San Francisco Harper & Row 1980 0062502409 / 9780062502407 Paperback Very Good 
San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1980 227 pp with B&W photos on evry page. A photo study of life in a Buddhist Nepali village with an extensive bibliography. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has very light shelfwear. 7" x 9". Soft Cover. Very Good. 7" x 9". 
Price: 32.00 USD
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9 Eden, Ashley Political Missions to Bootan
New Delhi Manjusri Publishing 1972 Hardcover Fine Good Minus 
New Delhi: Manjusri Publishing, 1972 Vol 7 of the Bibliotecha Himalaya. A reprint of the 1865 original account. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dark blue binding with gold embossing is in VG+ condition. DJ is a bit ragged along the edges.. Simulated Leather with Gilt. Fine/Good Minus. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Mani Rimdu, Nepal: The Buddhist Dance Drama of Tengpoche, Fantin, Mario
10 Fantin, Mario Mani Rimdu, Nepal: The Buddhist Dance Drama of Tengpoche
New Delhi The New English Book Store 1976 Hardcover Good Fair 
New Delhi: The New English Book Store, 1976 170 pp plus 111 color plates, five maps an six pp of drawings of ceremonial objects and costumes. Text is tight and unmarked with some staining affecting the botton half inch of the las few pages. Endpapers have a color drawing of the monastary. Red cloth boards are rubbed at extremities. DJ is bright, whole with closed tear at top of spine, now protected in mylar.. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Fox, Joseph L. An Annotated Bibliography on the Literature on the Snow Leopard
Seattle, WA International Snow Leopard Trust 1989 Paperback Fine No Jacket 
Seattle, WA: International Snow Leopard Trust, 1989 77 pp. 1 B&W map. Tan printed cover with stapled spine. The snow leopard (Panthera uncia) is listed as an endangered species thoughout its range by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The mountainous regions of central Asia encompass its range, within the countries of Afganistan, Bhutan, China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet and the Soviet Union. This bibliography of over 500 references presents a comprehensive catalog of the literature that deals with the snow leopard. Virtually all sources that refer to the species have been included. A short annotation provides information on the content and scope of the reference. Following the bibliography is an index that lists the entries according to various general subject catagories: behavior, biology, captivity, classification, deseases, distribution by country, ecology, general reviews and management/conservation. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Private Press. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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History of Nepal as Told By Its own and Contemporary Chroniclers, Hasrat, Bikrama Jit
12 Hasrat, Bikrama Jit History of Nepal as Told By Its own and Contemporary Chroniclers
Hoshiarpur, India V.v. Research Institute Book Agency 1970 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Fair 
Hoshiarpur, India: V.v. Research Institute Book Agency, 1970 xxxiv, 354 pp. Text is clean, tight with remainder mark on bottom page edgesPrevious owner's bookplate on flyleaf. Red cloth boards are clean and bright. DJ is chipped. Now in protective mylar.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good Plus/Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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13 Hutt, Michael &Subedi, Abhi Teach Yourself Nepali A Complete Course in Understanding, Speaking and Writing
England Teach Yourself Books 2004 0844215961 / 9780844215969 Paperback VG 
England: Teach Yourself Books, 2004 308 pp. with two cassettes.Though this book is ex-libe with libe stickers on cover and is graded as such, it appears to be in "as new" condition and the two cassetes have clearly never been played. Contains an extensive Nepali/English and English/Nepali glossary.. Soft Cover. VG. Ex-Library. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 K.C.A.J. (FDoster, Jack R.) The Sportsman's Vade-Mecum for the Himalayas: Containing Notes on Shooting, Outfit, Camp Equipment, Sporting Yarns, Etc.
London Horace Cox 1891 Hardcover Good No Jacket 
London: Horace Cox, 1891 120 pp plus 32 pp. of advertising, largely for guns and hunting outfitters. Illustrated with one photo and numerous B&W diagrams. Text is clean and tight, no internal markings. Previous owner's name on FFP. Beige cloth boards with an illustration of the head of a markhor are worn and stained but intact. #001946. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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The Himalayan Gateway: History and Culture of Sikkim, Kotturan, George
15 Kotturan, George The Himalayan Gateway: History and Culture of Sikkim
New Delhi Sterling Publishers 1983 Presumed First Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, 1983 172 pp. A history of Sikkim that stresses its historical ties with India. Text is clean tight and unmarked. Blue cloth boards are clean and undamaged. DJ is bright and whole.. Presumed First. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Nine Years in Nepal at the Top of the World with Dr. Miller, Miller, Edgar R. M.D.
16 Miller, Edgar R. M.D. Nine Years in Nepal at the Top of the World with Dr. Miller
North Light 1982 Paperback Very Good Signed
North Light, 1982 208 pp with map of Nepal inside front cover. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are VG+ with slight shelfwear. Dedication by author on title page.. Signed by Author on title Page. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Sensuous Immortals A Selection of Sculptures from the Pan-Asian Collection, Pal, Pratapadita
17 Pal, Pratapadita The Sensuous Immortals A Selection of Sculptures from the Pan-Asian Collection
Los Angeles Los Angeles County Museum of Art 1978 0875870791 / 9780875870793 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 
Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1978 264 pp with B&W and color photography on evry page. The catalog of the exhibition at the Los Angeles County Art Museum October 1977 - January 1978. Covers both Hindu and Buddhist stone and bronze images from Tibet, Nepal, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Text is clean and unmarked save for some moisture rippling on the last two pages. Cover is clean and bright, slight shelf damage. Size: 11" x 9.75". 1st Edition. Large Format Soft Cover. Very Good. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Politics of Bhutan Retrospect and Prospect, Parmanand
18 Parmanand The Politics of Bhutan Retrospect and Prospect
New Delhi Pragati Publications 1998 8173070008 / 9788173070006 Second Edition Hardcover Good Very Good 
New Delhi: Pragati Publications, 1998 260 pp with maps on endpapers.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and intact with some edgewear.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Rennie, Dr. David Field Bhotan and the Story of the Doar War
New Delhi Manjusri Publishing 1970 First Thus Hardcover Very Good + Poor 
New Delhi: Manjusri Publishing, 1970 The text is clean, tight, unmarked, slightly yellowed. B&W illustration frontpiece.Blue boards with gold blind stamping are VG with some bumping at the spine. Ribbon marker intact.The pictorial DJ is pretty trashed, with rips and chunks missing. Bibliotheca Himalaya Series 1, Vol. 5. Described as a Limited Edition of 1000, no number for this volume.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Poor. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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Stones of Silence Journeys in the Himalaya, Schaller, George B.
20 Schaller, George B. Stones of Silence Journeys in the Himalaya
New York Viking 1980 0670671401 / 9780670671403 Hardcover Fair Fair Pruchnik, Jean 
New York: Viking, 1980 With photography by George Schaller and six maps. Over the period of six years Dr. Schaller explores the fauna the Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Great Himalaya. Twelve pages of color plates plus endpapers that have drawings of the varieties of the goat family found in the Himalaya. Text is clean, tight, unmarked. Front endpapers have signs oof a pocket having been removed. Remainder marks on page edges. Beige paper boards have a brown spine, light bumping at extremities, book club star-shaped stamp on rear board. Dustjacket is clean and bright, now in mylar wrapper.. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Fair/Fair. Illus. by Pruchnik, Jean. Ex-Library. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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