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1 Adventure Travel Magazine
Seattle American Adventurers Association 1979 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: 12.00 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 Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-Library. 502 pp. Thirty-two firsthand accounts ofthe most memorable Everest climbs. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Library markings on endpapers. Pictorial paper boards. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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3 Berreman, Gerald Hindus of the Himalayas
University of California Press 1963 First Very Good No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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4 Biswas, Kalipada Plants of Darjeeling and the Sikkim Himalayas
Government of West Bengal 1967 Very Good Poor Jacket 
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. 
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 Very Good Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Dompnier, Robert Bhutan: Kingdom of the Dragon
U.S.A. Shambhala 1999 1570625107 / 9781570625107 First As New As New Jacket 
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" 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7 Douglas, Ed Tenzing: Hero of Everest
U.S.A. National Geographic 2003 0792269837 / 9780792269830 As New As New Jacket 
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. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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8 Downs, Hugh R. Rythems of a Himalayan Village
San Francisco Harper & Row 1980 0062502409 / 9780062502407 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 Fantin, Mario Mani Rimdu, Nepal: The Buddhist Dance Drama of Tengpoche
New Delhi The New English Book Store 1976 Good Fair Jacket 
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. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Fox, Joseph L. An Annotated Bibliography on the Literature on the Snow Leopard
Seattle, WA International Snow Leopard Trust 1989 Fine No Jacket 
Private Press. 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. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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11 Hasrat, Bikrama Jit History of Nepal as Told By Its own and Contemporary Chroniclers
Hoshiarpur, India V.v. Research Institute Book Agency 1970 First Good Plus Fair Jacket 
Hoshiarpur, India: V.v. Research Institute Book Agency, 1970 xxxiv, 354 pp. Text is clean, tight with remainder mark on bottom page edges Previous 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. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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12 Hooker, Joseph Dalton Himalayan Journals. Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, &c
London John Murray 1955 First Very Good No Jacket 
London: John Murray, 1955 2 volumes in one. xvi, 348; xii, 345 + [2] ad pp. Described as 'A New Edition, carefully revised and condensed.' Wood-engraved plates & illustrations. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front hinge tender. Page edges gilded. Dark red cloth boards are gold-stamped with an illustration of a mountain and an elaborate frame with intwined vines.Boards are clean with modest rubbing and a little dulling of spine. Hooker, a botanist like his more famous father, Sir William Jackson Hooker (a fern specialist), was well known for his books on flora, particularly in the Himalayas, India, New Zealand, Tasmania, and Antarctica. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 650.00 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 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 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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15 Kotturan, George The Himalayan Gateway: History and Culture of Sikkim
New Delhi Sterling Publishers 1983 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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16 Parmanand The Politics of Bhutan Retrospect and Prospect
New Delhi Pragati Publications 1998 8173070008 / 9788173070006 First Good Very Good Jacket 
260 pp with maps on endpapers.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and intact with some edgewear. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Rennie, Dr. David Field Bhotan and the Story of the Doar War
New Delhi Manjusri Publishing 1970 First Very Good + Poor Jacket 
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. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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18 Sanwal, B. D. Social and Political History of Nepal
New Delhi Manohar 1993 8173040214 / 9788173040214 First Very Good Good Jacket 
5.75" x 8.75" 240 pps. Text portion of book Near Fine; clean, tight, bright andunmarked. Red cloth cover Near Fine except for slight buckling of endpapers. DJ very good except for some fine wrinkling on the suface. Black line across top of book. "This book is a little different from the other histories of Nepal. This in-depth and impartial study brings out the abiding influences of social traditions and values on historical devedlopment and treats the subje t in its geographic setting. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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19 Schaller, George B. Stones of Silence Journeys in the Himalaya
New York Viking 1980 0670671401 / 9780670671403 Fair Fair Jacket Pruchnik, Jean 
Ex-Library. 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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 Shrestha, D.B. Situational Conversation in Nepali with English Equivalents
Kathmandu Amar Press 1976 Good 
Privately Printed. A useful phrasebook and prnunciation guide for tourists in Nepali. Text is clean and tight with no markings. Paper cover is a bit foxed and scuffed with two small 1/2 inch tears. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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