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image of Narrative of the Incas. Translated and Edited by Roland Hamilton and Dana Buchanan from the Palma de Mallorca Manuscript

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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996. Hardcover. xviii, unnumbered line-maps section, 326p., hardbound first edition in clothbacked boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. An excellent copy all round: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Quoting dj text: "..written in the 1550s..only eighteen chapters were actually available until the 1980s when the remaining sixty-four chapters were discovered.. Although written… Read more
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image of Commentaries on Prayers to Guru Rinpoche. 7 Line Prayer_The Barched Lamsel [cover titling] - [aka] Commentary on the Seven Line Prayer by Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche [with] The Barched Lamsel by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche; Oral Commentary by the Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche to The Prayer that Clears Obstacles on the Path: Du Sum Sangye Guru Rinpooche. Translated by Sangye Khandro, Edited by Kay Henry

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Greenbrae CA: Mirror of Wisdom Publishing, 1993. Pamphlet. 9p., 40p., copyshop-produced pamphlet, printed marigold wraps under clear acetate sheets and fastened with a plasticized wire spine spiral. We see no trace of age, handling or mis-binding, a fine clean copy.
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image of The Yoga of Arya Tara. Tibetan text translated by Adriano Clemente; Transcription of the teaching edited by Jean Mackintosh

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Arcidosso GR, Italy: Shang Shung Edizioni, 2001. 60p., some texts in Tibetan (both cursive and transcribed) but substantially an English-language production, features a line-drawn panel of mudras shown as by a female monk. Generally cleanly copy but one staple (of two) has torn away from spinefold, leaving a small gap. The second staple is holding well, but as is.… Read more
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image of Dharma Teachings - Given at Samdrup Darjay Ling, Sonada, Summer, 1973  By the Very Venerable Kalu Rinpoche

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San Francisco: For Free Copies Contact: Kagyu Droden Kunchab, 1892 Fell Street SF 94117, 1990. Paperback. 107p., softbound, a 9x6 inch paperback decorated with photoportraits of guru and donor, find a different portrait inside as frontis.Very good copy; nice alkaline paperstock with just a touch of edgewear to covers. Entirely sound, cleanly and unmarked. FYI, the terminal leaves are… Read more
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image of Remembrances of Joseph B. Wheelwright on his Seventy-fifth Birthday: 6 June 1981

Remembrances of Joseph B. Wheelwright on his Seventy-fifth Birthday: 6 June 1981

by Hill, Gareth, chairman Wheelwright birthday committee. Thomas Parkinson et alia, contributed texts

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Published
1981
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£22.00

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San Francisco: C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, 1981. 102p., TLs enclosed, softbound in 9x6 inch glossy white wraps decorated with a sketched portrait of the doctor; a little edgeworn with mild general toning. A nice clean copy with, laid in, a typed letter signed (about sixty words) from Gareth Hill on Institute letterhead as a cover enclosed with… Read more
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image of Thule. Altnordische Dichtungund Prosa. Band 1 - Band 24 [set]

Thule. Altnordische Dichtungund Prosa. Band 1 - Band 24 [set]

by Niedner, Felix et al., Herausgegeben

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Published
1963
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£329.94

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Dusseldorf-Koln: Eugen Diederichs Verlag, 1963. Later printing, black letter, complete set, unobtrusively ex-library. Hardbound, white cloth spines titled black over matched 8x5.5 inch textured apicot boards, decorated with period vignettes. Slightest shelfwear, a clean sound set which was once rubber-stamped "English Dept. Library" in the upper corner of each pastedown, then de-accessioned with the wavy line of an inkstick.… Read more
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image of Vajrakilaya Putri Regphung [cover title] / The Miraculous Activity Sadhana of Vajrakilaya, A Razor Which Subdues  the Warring Classes of Demonic Forces. Oral Commentary by the Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche to the terma of H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche.  Translated by Sangye Khandro, Edited by Ian Villarreal

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Greenbrae CA: Yeshe Melong; Pacific Region Yeshe Nyingpo Media & Archives, 1994. Pamphlet. 51p., softbound, a pamphlet in plain printed 8.5x5.5 inch wraps. Faintest hint of any handling or age, really as new.
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image of Etymological Vocabulary of the Maldivian Language. (From the

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London: The Royal Asiatic Society, 1902. Offprint in plain printed 9x5.5 inch wraps, pp.909-938, staples rusted with stains, pencilling and dust to covers and badly torn margins to back cover. Wrapper stock is acidic and fragile. Within, a good copy: clean, unmarked text on alkaline stock. As is, but complete, a good reference that Geiger says is "both an… Read more
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image of Asian American Literature, An Annotated Bibliography

Asian American Literature, An Annotated Bibliography

by Cheung, King-Kok [and] Stan Yogi, compilers

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Published
1988
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9780873529617
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£11.00

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New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1988. Paperback. x, 276p., softbound in 9x6 inch plain printed glossy grey wraps, spine panel is sunned to pale green but remains legible, entirely sound copy that is clean and unmarked within. Author Cheung right off the bat distinguishes his theory of inclusion from Frank Chin's, see p.1 of Preface;… Read more
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image of Origins, Ancestry and Alliance; Explorations in Austronesian Ethnography. A publication of the Department of Anthropology as part of the Comparative Austronesian Project, Research SChool of Pacific and Asian Studies

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Canberra: The Australian National University, 1996. Paperback. viii, 336p., illustrated with tables, line maps, genealogical and organizational charts, large softbound in 10x7 inch photographic wraps. Slightest edgewear with a tiny snag at head of spine panel, clean and sound within, find a neat little seller's fiche inside front cover, a very good copy.
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image of Speaking for ourselves; American ethnic writing

Speaking for ourselves; American ethnic writing

by Faderman, Lillian and Barbara Bradshaw, eds

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Published
1969
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£11.00

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Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1969. Paperback. xviii, 615p., massive softbound in 9x6 inch wraps; covers a little rubbed and edgeworn, entirely clean and unmarked within, a good sound copy.
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image of Women in Cuba: Twenty Years Later; with photographs by Judy Janda

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New York: Smyrna Press, 1981. Paperback. 165p., numerous portrait photos, softback in 8.5x5.5 inch glossy photographic wraps.
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image of The Consul. Conversations with Gerard Berreby with the help of Giulio Minghini and Chantal Osterreicher. Translated from the French by Malcolm Imrie. Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time, Vol. II

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San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2002. 124p., numerous b&w vignette photoportraits of persons normally known only by name, softbound in 9x6 inch glossy photo-decorated wraps, faint bump to one corner-tip otherwise as new, perfectly sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of The Tribe. Conversations with Gerard Berreby and Francesco Milo. Translated from the French by Donald Nicholson-Smith.  Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time, Vol. I.

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San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2001. 132p., numerous b&w vignette photoportraits of persons normally known only by name, softbound in 9x6 inch glossy photo-decorated wraps, faintest edgewear otherwise as new: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Life and Death in the Delta. African American Narratives of Violence, Resilience, and Social Change

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New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Paperback. x, 214p., illustrated with scattered b&w photography, mostly recent, softbound (a paperback original) in 9x6 inch photo-decorated wraps. An absolutely sound, clean and unmarked copy. Palgrave studies in oral history.
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image of Chogyam Trungpa; His Life and Vision. Translated by Ian Monk; Foreword by Diana J. Mukpo

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Boston: Shambhala, 2004. Hardcover. xxv, 550p., illustrated with vignette and fullpage photography, hardbound, the first American edition in a thick casebinding, 9x6 inch clothbacked boards in dust jacket. The front free endpaper bears a marginal crease, else entirely sound, clean and unmarked. A very good copy.
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image of Fellow travellers; a memoir of the thirties

Fellow travellers; a memoir of the thirties

by Worsley, T. C.

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Published
1971
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9780900626692
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London: London Magazine Editions, 1971. Hardcover. 249p., first edition, fore edges slightly soiled else very good condition in like dj. Jacket is a wraparound photographic group portrait of International Brigadistas. On five Britishers who fought in Spain; "Worsley has assembled a letters, diaries and interviews with these characters to recreate the predicament of this small circle of friends… Read more
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image of Migrants for Export. How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Migrants for Export. How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

by Magalit Rodriguez, Robyn

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Published
2010
ISBN
9780816665280
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010. Paperback. xxviii, 194p., trade-sized softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch decorated wraps. As-new condition, absolutely sound, clean and unmarked. A fine copy.
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image of Xiao er hei jie hun kuai ban  小二黑结婚快板

Xiao er hei jie hun kuai ban 小二黑结婚快板

by Bi Lai 畢來

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Published
1950
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Hankou: Zhongnan xinhua shudian, 1950. 76p., slender paperback, local reprint edition on somewhat crude paper, some rust marks by the staple. Kuaiban (oral storytelling version) of the story of "Young Black's wedding.
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image of A seat at the table; Huston Smith in conversation with Native Americans on religious freedom

A seat at the table; Huston Smith in conversation with Native Americans on religious freedom

by Smith, Huston, edited and with a preface by Phil Cousineau with assistance from Gary Rhine

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Published
2006
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9780520251694
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. xx+232p., preface, introduction, afterword, notes, bibliography, index, illustrated with photos, small remainder mark to bottom of text block, else very good.
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