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  • AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970. by Bloodworth, Dennis.
    Bloodworth, Dennis.
    AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1970.) dj. Hardcover - Map endpapers. Bibliography, index. 415 pp

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46329
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  • Bloodworth, Dennis.
    AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1970.) dj. Hardcover - Map endpapers. Bibliography, index. 415 pp

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (dustjacket flaps have been partially pasted onto endpapers.)

    Book ID: 41168
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  • THE BOY GLOBETROTTERS FROM TOKIO TO BOMBAY, #3. by Fisher, Elbert.
    Fisher, Elbert.
    THE BOY GLOBETROTTERS FROM TOKIO TO BOMBAY, #3.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (c 1915). Hardcover - The third book in this series about two boys who make their way around the world, working as they go. Illustrated throughout with small drawings by the author. 244 pp plus 15 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Fair condition only in red cloth with black lettering and illustration (wear to the covers, rear hinge cracking, offsetting to endpapers, etc)

    Book ID: 64366
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  • Garlan, Patricia Wallace and Dunstan, Maryjane
    ORANGE-ROBED BOY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of a twelve-year-old boy in Burma who must enter a monastery to learn of Buddha, and will return to the village later on the way to being himself and a man. Illustrated in color by Pau Oo Thet. Bound in illustrated boards.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (several closed tears to dj, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 24395
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  • Ghosh, Amitav.
    THE GLASS PALACE: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, 2000. First edition - Novel based on legends in Amitav's family. Begins with a young man befriending a girl during the British invasion of of Burma in 1885.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 18941
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  • A PEOPLE AT SCHOOL. by Hall, H. Fielding.
    Hall, H. Fielding.
    A PEOPLE AT SCHOOL.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, 1906. Hardcover first edition - The author's second book about Burma and its people, a book which reflects his viewpoint as a British citizen and colonizer (despite the "school" in the title, he states that the English did not come to teach but to rule). He considers the "true" Burma to be the highlands, the land that formed the kingdom of the last kings which were annexed by the British in 1885. Ironically, one of the things he criticizes in the Burmese people is the relatively equality of women and men - including the fact that women have freedom unknown to women elsewhere, that men respected women and they had no fear of men, and that they…

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    London: Macmillan, 1906. Hardcover first edition - The author's second book about Burma and its people, a book which reflects his viewpoint as a British citizen and colonizer (despite the "school" in the title, he states that the English did not come to teach but to rule). He considers the "true" Burma to be the highlands, the land that formed the kingdom of the last kings which were annexed by the British in 1885. Ironically, one of the things he criticizes in the Burmese people is the relatively equality of women and men - including the fact that women have freedom unknown to women elsewhere, that men respected women and they had no fear of men, and that they could inherit equally. viii, 286 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

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    Condition: Very good in blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt peacock on front cover.

    Book ID: 76550
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  • THE FUTURE OF PEACE: On the Front Lines with the World's Great Peacemakers by Hunt, Scott A.
    Hunt, Scott A.
    THE FUTURE OF PEACE: On the Front Lines with the World's Great Peacemakers

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - In this journey around the globe, we encounter true heroes including the Dalai Lama; Jane Goodall; the famed dissident of Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi; and Oscar Arias of Costa Rica, who share their historic struggles and show us how to find optimism in the face of anguish, and compassion in the place of animosity. Despite the optimism expressed by these leaders, peace seems ever more elusive in the modern world. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Foreword by Ela Gandhi. Notes, index. xiii, 368 pp. ISBN: 0-062517414.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.) Promotional postcard laid in.

    Book ID: 63522
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  • THE FUTURE OF PEACE: On the Front Lines with the World's Great Peacemakers by Hunt, Scott A.; Foreword by Ela Gandhi.
    Hunt, Scott A.; Foreword by Ela Gandhi.
    THE FUTURE OF PEACE: On the Front Lines with the World's Great Peacemakers

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - In this journey around the globe, we encounter true heroes including the Dalai Lama; Jane Goodall; the famed dissident of Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi; and Oscar Arias of Costa Rica, who share their historic struggles and show us how to find optimism in the face of anguish, and compassion in the place of animosity. Despite the optimism expressed by these leaders, peace seems ever more elusive in the modern world. Foreword by Ela Gandhi. Notes, index. xiii, 368 pp. ISBN: 0-062517414.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 63712
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  • IRRAWADDY TANGO by Law-Yone, Wendy
    Law-Yone, Wendy
    IRRAWADDY TANGO

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, the story of a 'pepper-tongued, tango-dancing' young village girl who rises to become the wife of the country's dictator and then the leader of the rebel forces against - ranges from the 1940's to the 1990's, from the turbulent Asian country called 'Daya' to America and back.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (slight fading on spine).

    Book ID: 27276
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  • THE COFFIN TREE. by Law-Yone, Wendy
    Law-Yone, Wendy
    THE COFFIN TREE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this Burmese author, the story of a young woman and her brother, children of a wealthy family, forced to leave Burma after a savage political coup, who arrive in America and must cope both with destitution and being in an alien country. 195 pp. ISBN: 0-394-52957x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (rem mark, crease to front flap of dj, some sunning to spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 43732
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  • Mason, Daniel.
    THE PIANO TUNER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. First edition - The author's highly praised and unusual first novel, set in Burma in 1886. The author spent a year studying malaria on the Thai - Myanmar border, which gives the setting its authenticity. Author's note, 317 pp. Rather uncommon advance issue - and even though the cover indicates a first printing of 150,000 copies, the book went quickly into later printings.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 38522
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  • THE PIANO TUNER. by Mason, Daniel.
    Mason, Daniel.
    THE PIANO TUNER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised and unusual first novel, set in Burma in 1886. The author spent a year studying malaria on the Thai - Myanmar border, which gives the setting its authenticity. Author's note, 320 pp. This went quickly into later printings. ISBN: 0-375-414657.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38852
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  • THE PIANO TUNER. by Mason, Daniel.
    Mason, Daniel.
    THE PIANO TUNER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised and unusual first novel, set in Burma in 1886. The author spent a year studying malaria on the Thai - Myanmar border, which gives the setting its authenticity. Author's note, 320 pp. This went quickly into later printings. ISBN: 0-375-414657.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41321
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  • THE FIRE NEVER DIES: One Man's Raucous Romp Down the Road of Food, Passion and Adventure. by Sterling, Richard.
    Sterling, Richard.
    THE FIRE NEVER DIES: One Man's Raucous Romp Down the Road of Food, Passion and Adventure.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Berkeley, CA: Traveler's Tales, (2001). SIGNED first edition - A "poignant and hilarious worldwide tour of culinary and romantic adventures" that "exhibits Lowell Thomas Award winner Richard Sterling at his tough and tender best." SIGNED on the dedication page. Prologue, epilogue. x, 286 pp. ISBN: 1-885211708.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55763
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  • GHOST TRAIN TO THE EASTERN STAR: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar. by Theroux, Paul,
    Theroux, Paul,
    GHOST TRAIN TO THE EASTERN STAR: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. dj. Hardcover first edition - "Thirty years after the epic journey chronicled in his classic work 'The Great Railway Bazaar,' Theroux re-creates his 25,000-mile journey through eastern Europe, central Asia, the Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, and Siberia. . . In the three decades since, the world he recorded in that book has undergone phenomenal change. The Soviet Union has collapsed and China has risen; India booms while Burma smothers under dictatorship; Vietnam flourishes in the aftermath of the havoc America was unleashing on it." 496 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-618-418873.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58198
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