James Hurley, Books: Nepal
found: 19 books

 
BERNSTEIN, JEREMY
The Wildest Dreams of Kew: A Profile of Nepal
New York, Simon and Schuster. 1971. Hardcover. Ill.: Photographs by Claude Jaccoux. Book, First Printing. 186pp, 16 pages of photographs (some in color), selected bibliography, index. Tall 8vo/24cm. Blue cloth gilt, small stain head of back board from damp stain of dj, both otherwise clean, tight and very good. Account of a trip to this small Himalayan kingdom by an unusually skilled writer. Jeremy Bernstein (1929- ) was a professor of physics who also wrote for the New Yorker which sponsored this trip to Nepal. He is described in the Encylopaedia Brittanica as, "American physicist, educator and writer, widely known for the clarity of his writing for lay readers on the major issues of modern physics." Yakushi B139. Very Good.
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Book number: 003207
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1067]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: Photographs By Claude Jaccouxnepal Travel and Description Adventure Mountaineering Nepalese People and Culture Himalayas Buddhism

 
MAJUPURIA, TRILOK CHANDRA AND INDRA
The Complete Guide to Nepal
Lalitpur Colony, Gwalior, India, Smt. M.D. Gupta. 1983. Soft cover. Book, First edition. [xii], 336pp, pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated in color and monochrome from photographs and artwork, many maps, Glossary, 12mo/19cm. Heavy card-stock wrappers, near fine, previous owner stamp & initials on ffep, othrwise clean, tight and very good. NF. Very Good.
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Book number: 005139
USD 29.33 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3199]
Keywords: Nepal Guidebooks Travel & Description People Places Tourism

 
COBURN, BROUGHTON
Nepali Aama: Portrait of A Nepali Hill Woman
Santa Barbara, California, Ross-Erikson Inc, Publishers. 1986. (ISBN: 0915520451) Soft cover. Book, First Edition. 165pp, map, more than fifty monochrome illustrations from photographs. 4to/24cm. Paper, light rubbing, personal gift presentation on ffep, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Essentially a photo essay on the life of a nearly one hundred year old woman of the Nepali Gurung tribe. She is called " Nepali aama" or 'mother' and is a person of spirit and character. Brought Coburn (1951- ) lived in the Gurung area of Nepal for several years part of the time as a UNESCO advisor. Very Good.
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Book number: 005138
USD 21.51 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 2346]
Catalogue: Nepal-Biography
Keywords: 0915520451 Nepal Biography Gurung Tribe Social Life & Customs Travel & Description Pictorial Folklore Religion Ancient Rituals

 
DAVIS, HASSOLDT
Nepal, Land of Mystery: Adventures in Burma China India and the Kingdom of Nepal
London, Robert Hale Limited. 1942. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. 345pp, 24 b/w photo illustrations. 8vo/22cm. Brown cloth, slightly rubbed at extremities, hinge paper cracked, 1/4" erasure split on title page, several text sections of slightly darker (cheaper?) paper (possibly wartime measure?), otherwise clean and very good. Overall Good. The story of the Denis-Roosevelt Asiatic Expedition of 1939-40. Hassoldt Davis (1907- 1959), travel writer and adventurer served as writer and photographer for Leila (Roosevelt) and Armand Denis on their expedition. He wrote many other books about his travels. Wood p.11; Yakushi D63 (b). Very Good.
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Book number: 003066
USD 13.69 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1493]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: Nepal Asia Travel and Description Voyages Burma China India Adventure Denis-Roosevelt Asiatic Expedition 1939

 
FLETCHER, GRACE NIES
The Fabulous Flemings of Kathmandu: The Story of Two Doctors in Nepal
New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc. 1964. Hardcover. Book, 219pp, map, 12 photo illustrations. 8vo/21cm. Blue cloth gilt, light rubbing top edge, few small spots head of front board in rubbed and edgeworn dj, previous owner name on front pastedown, otherwise internally fine. An American doctor, Bethel Fleming was a founding member of the United Mission to Nepal, an interdenominational organization, and the first Western physician allowed to practice in Nepal, and her ornithologist husband, Robert Leland Fleming (1905- ) return to Nepal and establish its first modern hospital, Shanta Bhawan. Grace Nies Fletcher (1895-1991) was a professional writer with a dozen books to her credit. Yakushi F81a. Fine.
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Book number: 003203
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1067]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: Nepal Kathmandu Description and Travel Shanta Bhawan Hospital Medical Missionaries Robert & Bethel Fleming

 
GOODMAN, CARL., EDITOR
State Magazine. No. 416 (July/August 1998)
Washington, D. C. U.S. Department of State. 1998. Soft cover. Book, 64pp, maany photo illustrations, some drawings, 8 articles and various news items and notices. 4to 28cm. Pictorial cover, light soil, internally fine. The State Department house organ. Feature article on Foreign Service 'Post of the Month', Kathmandu, Nepal, by Micaela Schwieitzer, pages 14-20 with a further article on page 21 on USIS Kathmandu by Phillip Hoffmann, USIS Public Affairs Officer.Other features include articles on foreign building operations, public service recognitions, the complications of international marriage for State employees, counterintelligence concerns, economics and the foreign service and NATO enlargment. Fine.
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Book number: 004160
USD 11.73 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1279]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: U.S. Government Publications Department of State Foreign Service Kathmandu Nepal Special Issue House Organ

 
HOAG, KATHARINE
Exploring Mysterious Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Avalok Publishers & Distributors. 1978. Soft cover. Ill.: Artwork by K. Karmacharya. Book, Second Edition. [ix], 75, [vii] pp, 4 maps, many illustrations, author bio. 8vo/21.5cm. Pictorial yellow wrappers, 3 small closed breaks on or near spine, light soil, internally fine. A general guidebook. Yakushi H209. Fine.
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Book number: 002953
USD 16.62 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1813]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: Artwork By K. Karmacharyanepal Kathmandu Travel and Description Guidebooks Horow

 
ANDERSON, JOHN GOTTBERG, EDITOR WITH HANS JOHANNES HOEFER AND LISA VAN GRUISEN
Nepal
Hong Kong, Apa Productions (HK) Ltd. 1983. (ISBN: 9971925605) Soft cover. Ill.: Cartography by Gunter Nelles; Photos by H.J. Hoefer, Wm.Wassman & W. Andreae. Book, Insight Guides Series. First Edition. 349pp, 13 maps, profusely illustrated with b/w and color photographs (many full or double-paged, index. 8vo/22.5cm. A thorough-going guide to this exotic Himalayan kingdom. Pictorial card wrappers, light wear, internally fine. A book conceived and executed by an international team of writers, photographers and others over a period of fifteen years. Fine.
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Book number: 003848
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Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: 9971925605 Cartography By Gunter Nelles; Photos By H.J. Hoefer, Wm. Wassman & W. Andreaenepa Guide Books Travel & Description Government Politics History Trekking Mountaineering

 
TAYLOR-IDE, DANIEL
Something Hidden Behind the Ranges: A Himalayan Quest
San Francisco, Mercury House. 1995. (ISBN: 1562790730) Soft cover. Book, First Edition. xi, 298, [ix] pp, map, ecozone cross-section, headpieces and many monochrome illustrations from photograaphs, Acknowledgments, Introduction, Postscript, Notes, About the author, Preserve Yeti Habitat. 8vo/23cm. A search for the yeti with a wider thrust. Daniel Taylor-Ide founded the Woodlands Mountain Institute for sustainable development and is President of Future Generations, Inc. a total technology provider company. Very Good.
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Book number: 005129
USD 17.60 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | £UK 13.75 | JP¥ 1920]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: 1562790730 Nepal Description & Travel Yeti Himalayas Natural History Ethnology Woodlands Mountain Institute

 
MEINHOLD, MARGIT AND PRAKASH A. RAJ
Nepal Phrasebook
Victoria, Australia, Lonely Planet. 1984. (ISBN: 0908086563) Soft cover. Book, First Edition. 62, [ii] pp, text illustrations. 24mo/13cm. Paper, light wear, 2 former owner names, otherwise clean, tight and very good. A useful pocket sized book. Margit Meinhold has written, or been involved in writint with others, two similar books--for Sinhalese and Indonesian. Prakash A. Raj (1943- ) has written more than a dozen books on Nepal and Nepalese subjects. Very Good.
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Book number: 003484
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1067]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: 0908086563 Nepal Nepali Language Conversation and Phrasebooks--English

 
MORRIS, JOHN
A Winter in Nepal
London, Rupert Hart-Davis. 1963. Hardcover. Book, Second Impression. 232pp, 2 maps, 46 monochrome illustrations from photographs by the author, Prologue, Epilogue, Bibliography, Index. 8vo/22.5cm. Hardcover, gilt lettering, usual ex-library marks, small stain on a few pages (41-57), otherwise clean, tight and very good. A good introduction to a hitherto little known country. John Morris (1895-1980) was a. Very Good.
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Book number: 005153
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Keywords: Nepal Travel & Description Himalayas Gurung Magar Gurkha Sherpa People Social Life & Customs

 
KIHARA, H., EDITOR WITH G.NAGAO, J. KAWAKITA, Y. HUZIOKA, S. NAKAO AND S. KITAMURA
Peoples of Nepal Himalaya: Scientific Results of the Japanese Expedition to Nepal Himalaya, 1952-1953. Volume III
Kyoto, Fauna and Flora Research Society, Kyoto University. 1957. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. [viii], v, 425, 1l, vii,38, 4 pp, Preface by G. Nagao, Ethno-Geographical Observations.. by J. Kawakita; Report on Results of Rorschach Test by Y. Huzioka; Transmittance of Cultivated Plants via Sino-Himalayan Route by S. Nakao; Supplements & Corrections for Plants and Ferns in Vol.I by S. Kitamura; Editor's Postscript; Appendices; 2 Indices. more than two hundred figures (including maps, tables and charts). 4to/26cm. Blue cloth, shelf wear only, in slightly edgeworn dj with some fading, internally fine. VG+/G+.Yakushi K 64. Fine.
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Book number: 001710
USD 92.86 [Appr.: EURO 86.75 | £UK 72.5 | JP¥ 10128]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: Nepal Peoples Population Characteristics Himalaya Sherpas Travel Asia Description Japanese Expeditions

 
RAJ, PRAKASH A.
Kathmandu & the Kingdom of Nepal
South Yarra, Australia & Berkeley CA, Lonely Planet Publications. 1985. (ISBN: 0908086857) Soft cover. Ill.: Photgraphs by Tony Wheeler. Book, Fifth Edition (1976). Introduction, many maps and illustrtions (from drawings, cartoons and photographs--b/w & color), booklist, glossary and index. 12mo/ 18.5cm. Paper. Fine. Prakash A. Raj is a Nepali who published his first guidebook in 1973. and has published more than two dozen others on Nepali subjects. Fine.
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Book number: 005116
USD 11.73 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1279]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: 0908086857 Photgraphs By Tony Wheelernepal Description & Travel Guide Books Himalayas Kathmandu

 
SANDAY, JOHN
The Kathmandu Valley
Lincolnwood, Illinois, Passport Books. 1995. (ISBN: 9622171966) Soft cover. Ill.: Patrick Troch and Bai Yiliang. Book, First Edition. 200pp,, Preface, 8 maps, profusely illustrated in color photographs and monochrome drawings, Appendices, Recommended Reading, Index. 8vo/20.5cm. Heavy paper. NF. An excellent introduction to Nepal. John Sanday is a British architect who has lived in Nepal for almost forty years and famous there for his supervision of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace restoration in the 1970s. He is Chairman of the Global Heritage Fund for Asia-Pacific and one of the leading architectural conservators in Asia. He was awarded an OBE by Queen Elizabeth for his contributions to world conservation. NF.
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Book number: 005107
USD 24.44 [Appr.: EURO 23 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2666]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: 9622171966 Patrick Troch and Bai Yiliangnepal Kathmandu Valley Travel and Description Pictorial Guide Books

 
SCOT, BARBARA J.
The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes: Notes from Nepal
Corvallis, Oregon, Calyx Books. 1993. (ISBN: 0934971889) Soft cover. Ill.: Cover and book design by Cheryl McLean & Micki Reaman. Book, Second Edition. [xii], 270, [iv] pp, 2 maps, Acknowledgments, many monochrome illustrations from photographs, glossary. 8vo/23cm. Paper, internally fine. NF. ALS (Signed author letter) laid in dated Oct 11, 1994 to a "Janice" thanking her for a sketch of Nepal and suggesting she come to Oregon to sketch there; speaks also of the struggle of women in her own family and in the wider society. A good travel book with a feminist perspective and emphasis on the role and condition of the women of Nepal. Barbara J. Scot (1942- ) is an avid climber, hiker and naturalist with several books to her credit. Fine.
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Book number: 005114
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Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: 0934971889 Cover and Book Design By Cheryl Mclean & Micki Reamannepal Travel & Description South Asia Himalayas Women Als

 
SCOT, BARBARA J.
The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes: Notes from Nepal
Corvallis, Oregon, Calyx Books. 1993. (ISBN: 0934971889) Soft cover. Book, [vii], 270, [iv]pp, 3 maps, more than 50 illustrations from monochrome photographs, glossary, list of photographs, author bio, publisher list. 8vo/23cm. Paper, light wear, internally fine. An oriental travel tale from a woman's point of view: "We have all grown up with those mighty male travel memoirs: tales of the great white father as he makes his way around the world, devouring much of it in the name of civilization or progress or simply 'natural' ownership." This is an antithesis. Barbara Scot (1942- ) is a writer from the American Mid-west with several books to her name. Fine.
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Book number: 004294
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Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: 0934971889 Nepal Description and Travel Feminism Women's Studies Travel Adventure

 
SHAHA, RISHIKESH
Nepal and the World. Foreword by B.P. Koirala
Kathmandu, Nepali Congress Party. 1955. Soft cover. Book, N.d. (ca.1955). Second Edition. 54pp. 8vo/21.5cm. Printed green wrappers, light soil, internally fine. A statement of the basic elements that should determine Nepal's foreign policy. Rishikesh Shaha (1925-2002) was one of the founders of the Nepali Congress Party. He was sometimes referred to as Nepal's 'scholar-statesman'. B.P. Koirala (1914-1982) was Nepal's first democratically elected Prime Minister but was deposed and imprisoned by the King and spent most of the rest of his life in prison or in exile. Fine.
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Book number: 003281
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Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: Nepal Politics and Government Nepali Congress Party Nationalism Foreign Policy B.P. Koirala Horow

 
HAN SUYIN
The Mountain Is Young
London, Jonathan Cape. 1958. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. Marbled paper-covered boards, silver lettering, light rubbing at extremities, in dj printed for this book on both sides--back flap missing, internally clean, tight and very good. A love story set in Nepal. Han Suyin is the pen name of Elizabeth Comber born Rosalie Elizabeth Kuangho Chow (1917- ). Trained as a physician she has written many novels as well as autobiographical works and historical studies. Her novel, Love Is A Many Splendored Thing, was made into a motion picture. The double printed dj is very unusual. Very Good.
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Book number: 003669
USD 13.69 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1493]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: Fiction Novel Nepal Love Story

 
THAPA, NETRA B.
A Short History of Nepal
Kathmandu, Ratna Pustak Bhandar. 1981. Hardcover. Book, 5th revised and enlarged edition [ca 1951]. xi, 188pp, 5 appendices, bibliography. 8vo/22.5cm. Brown cloth gilt, shelf wear only in chipped and creased dj, previous owner name, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Wood p. 35 references 1951 edition. Very Good.
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Book number: 002684
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1599]
Catalogue: Nepal
Keywords: Nepal History Himalayas Lichavi and Thankuri Dynastiesthapas Ranas Sens and Shah Rulers Horow

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