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Uten-koku shi 于闐國史

by Teramoto Enga 寺本婉雅

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Published
1921
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£55.46

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Kyoto: Chojiya Shoten, 1921. 171p., hardcover, cloth boards somewhat toned and worn, 1964 ownership signature of Francis A. Westbrook. Text in Japanese. On ancient Khotan in the days of its significance as a Buddhist center. Includes Japanese translations from old Tibetan texts.
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image of L'empire chinois: faisant suite à l'ouvrage intitulé Souvenirs d'un voyage dans la Tartarie et le Thibet

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Peking: Impr. des Lazaristes, 1926. Two hardcover volumes, 479 and 493p., spine ends worn, second volume has some tears to the cloth along the spine edges. Textblock toned but otherwise very good.
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£73.95
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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£22.19
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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£16.27
image of On the affinity of the Tungus languages and Mongolian

On the affinity of the Tungus languages and Mongolian

by Poppe, Nicholas

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n.d.
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£11.09

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n.p., n.d.. 4p., dittoed 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at corner, apparently a conference paper, with extensive penned notations (by the noted Mongolist James Bosson). Also included is an offprint of John R. Krueger's "Die tibetischen Lehnworte im Kalmückischen" from Denis Sinor's 1968 volume "Studies in South, East, and Central Asia," also with reader's marks by Bosson.
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Samantabhadra-caryā-praṇidhāna-rāja

by Devi, Sushama

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n.d.
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£36.98

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New Delhi: International Academy of Indian Culture, n.d.. 172p., hardcover, very good with minor shelfwear. Includes texts in Tibetan, Sanskrit, and Chinese.
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image of Heart Jewel; The Guru Yoga of Je Tsongkhapa combined with the Practice of Dorje Shugdan

Heart Jewel; The Guru Yoga of Je Tsongkhapa combined with the Practice of Dorje Shugdan

by Gyatso Rinpoche, Geshe Kelsang: compiler

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Published
1990
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Ulverston, Cumbria: Tharpa Publications, 1990. Pamphlet. 9p., illustrated with a tissue-guarded color image of a "peaceful and wrathful" deity; softbound, a pamphlet in 8x5.5 inch maroon wraps titled gilt, staplebound. A pretty item featuring excellently respectful presswork. We see a small mild bump to lower corner and some trivial pressuremarks to maroon cardstock, otherwise perfectly sound, a nice clean… Read more
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The Himalaya as a frontier

by Rahul, Ram

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Published
1978
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9780706905649
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Delhi: Vikas Publishing House, 1978. 154p., hardcover, very good, in a worn dustjacket. On the historical relations between Tibet, Sikkim, Nepal and Bhutan within the broader context of India and China.
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image of Attaining Enlightenment: teachings by Venerable Lama Lodo

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San Francisco: KDK Publications, 1987. iv, 25p., staplebound booklet, light handling wear. Teachings by a Tibetan lama based at San Francisco's Kagyu Droden Kuncha. His name is spelled in various ways in different publications.
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Khache Phalu's advice on the art of living

by Khache Phalu; translated by Dawa Norbu

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Published
1993
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9788185102641
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Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1993. 37p., slender paperback, very good. Second printing. Eighteenth century Tibetan work.
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Buddhism in China

by Chao P'u-ch'u

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Published
1957
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Beijing: Chinese Buddhist Association, 1957. 55p., slender paperback, very good. Includes discussion of the religion's continuing connections with neighboring countries after the Communist revolution; at this time the Dalai Lama is still mentioned favorably.
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The Sacred Art of Tibet

by Tulku, Tarthang

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Published
1970
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Berkeley: Tibetan Nyingma Meditation Center; Dharma Press, 1970. 11p., followed by 22 black and white plates depicting paintings, 18 plates showing sculptures. Green paperback, ownership inscription inside front cover.
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image of Dalai Lama yu Han ren dui hua  達賴喇嘛與漢人對話

Dalai Lama yu Han ren dui hua 達賴喇嘛與漢人對話

by Zhang, Weiguo 張偉國

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Published
1999
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9781891208041
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£22.19

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Brookline, MA: Er shi yi shi ji Zhongguo ji jin hui 二十一世紀中國基金會, 1999. 4, 352p., very good paperback, text in Chinese. Colophon title in English: "Icebreaking: dialogue with the Dalai Lama.
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Arka Tagh: the mysterious mountains

by Holgate, William

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Published
1994
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9780948153334
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The Ernest Press, 1994. Hardcover. 154p., endpaper photos, maps, numerous clear color photos, bibliography, index, very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj.
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image of Genocide in Tibet: a study in communist aggression

Genocide in Tibet: a study in communist aggression

by Gilbert, Rodney Yonkers

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Published
1959
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New York: American-Asian Educational Exchange, 1959. 103p., very good in pictorial wraps. On the PRC's actions to consolidate its power in Tibet in the late 1950s. The author was a reporter for the New York Herald-Tribune.
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image of Why the Tibetan Cause is Failing and What to Do About It

Why the Tibetan Cause is Failing and What to Do About It

by Marsa, Anne Marie

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Published
2003
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[Jaipur]: South Asian Centre, 2003. 133p., 8.5x11 inches, plastic copyshop covers, plastic comb binding. Thesis by a university student, based on interviews with Tibetan figures in Dharamsala.
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image of The Lama knows: a Tibetan legend is born

The Lama knows: a Tibetan legend is born

by Ekvall, Robert B.

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780883165416
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Novato, CA: Chandler & Sharp, 1981. xvi, 127 p., very good in wraps.
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Puteshestviye v Tibet [Travel to Tibet]

by Ovcinnikov, Vsevolod Vladimirovic

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Published
1957
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Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatiel'stvo Ministerstva Prosvesceniâ RSFSR, 1957. Hardcover. 220p., would be about a good hardcover in edgeworn pictorial dustjacket but hinge going between front free endpaper and frontispiece. Text in Russian, numerous black and white photographic illustrations. Done before the Sino-Soviet split, when the USSR still uncritically supported China's activities in Tibet.
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image of United and equal: the progress of China's minority nationalities

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Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1977. 109 pages, illustrated with b&w gravures and some color offset [all told, 23 leaves of plates], very good in wraps. A joyful portrayal of China's ethnic groups progressing under the leadership of the Communist Party.
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image of Odiyan. Tibetan temple in northwest America

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Annapolis, CA: Tibetan Nyingma Meditation Center, 1996. 53p., wraps. With preface by founder Tarthang Tulku describing his exile from Tibet and efforts to preserve Tibetan culture and religious texts abroad.
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£12.57