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21 Harris, George L.; Giddens, Jackson A.; et al AREA HANDBOOK FOR NEPAL, BHUTAN, AND SIKKIM
(Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office), 1973. 1973. Very good 
(Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office), 1973.. 1973.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth. The binding is very lightly bumped & rubbed. lxxx, [1] leaf & 431 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white maps & tables. Very good.

"Second Edition Published 1973. Research for the second edition completed November 1972. Research for the first edition completed March 1964. (This handbook supersedes DA Pam 550-35, March 1964)." One of a series of volumes prepared by the Foreign Area Studies of The American University for military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic social, economic, political and military facts about various countries. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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22 Hutt, Michael NEPAL: A Guide to the Art and Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley
Boston, MA : Shambhala, (1995). (1995). 157062061X / 9781570620614 Very good 
Boston, MA : Shambhala, (1995).. (1995).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], dark gray cloth in a dust wrapper. The bottom corners of the covers are lightly rubbed. The dust wrapper is rubbed. 239 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

Authored by Michael Hutt with David N. Gellner, Axel Michaels, Greta Rana and Govinda Tandan. Edited by Michael Hutt. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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23 Jackson, Rodney THREATENED WILDLIFE, CROP AND WILDLIFE DEPREDATION AND GRAZING IN THE MAKALU-BARUN CONSERVATION AREA. By Rodney Jackson, Wildlife Consultant
Nepal: Makalu-Barun Conservation Project / Franklin, WV: Woodlands Mountain Institute, Everest Ecosystem Conservation Program, ( (1990). Very good 
Nepal: Makalu-Barun Conservation Project / Franklin, WV: Woodlands Mountain Institute, Everest Ecosystem Conservation Program, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. - Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in light greenish gray wraps printed on handmade lokta paper from Nepal. The wraps are bumped with a tear to the tail of the spine. [viii] & 105 pages plus a 1-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with black-and-white diagrams & a map. The page corners are lightly bumped. Very good.

The Makalu-Barun Conservation Project Working Paper Publication Series, Report 12. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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24 Justice, Judith POLICIES, PLANS, & PEOPLE: Foreign Aid and Health Development
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press / Kathmandu: Mandala Publications, (1989). (1989). 0520067886 / 9780520067882 Good 
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press / Kathmandu: Mandala Publications, (1989).. (1989).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed rust brown wraps. The wraps are bumped & lightly rubbed. There is a price-sticker on the rear wrap & its top corner is creased. xv, 202 & [1] pages plus colophon. The top page corners are bumped with creasing to the top corners of some rear leaves. Illustrated in black & white with maps & charts. Good.

A study of health care in Nepal, how it can be improved and the barriers to its improvement. 
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25 Lillelund, Lindy; Bhagat, Dubby NEPAL; PORTRAITS AND IMAGES. Photographs by Lindy Lillelund. Captions by Dubby Bhagat. (Cover title)
(Kathmandu: United Books, 2004). 2004). Very good 
(Kathmandu: United Books, 2004).. 2004).. Very good. - Small oblong quarto [8-3/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], pictorial gray, black & white wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled with some very light staining to the rear wrap. Unpaginated. 49 black-and-white photographic illustrations by Lindy Lillelund with brief captions by Dubby Bhagat. Very good. 
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26 Limberg, Walter UNTERSUCHUNGEN UBER BESIEDLUNG, LANDBESITZ UND FELDBAU IN SOLU-KHUMBU (MOUNT EVEREST-GEBIET, OST-NEPAL). Studies of Settlement, Land Tenure and Cultivation in Solu-Khumbu (Mount Everest Region, East Nepal)
Innsbruck: Universitatsverlag Wagner, 1982. 1982. Fine 
Innsbruck: Universitatsverlag Wagner, 1982.. 1982.. Fine. - Tall octavo [10-5/8 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], olive green cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. There is slight darkening to the edges of the dust jacket & the rear panel is very lightly soiled. 154 pages. Color frontispiece & black-and white illustrations & tables with 6 folding maps & charts, some of them in color, in a pocket mounted on the rear pastedown. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

F.W. Funke: Beitrage zur Sherpa-Forschung, Teil V. Khumbu Himal 12: Ergebnisse des Forschungsunternehmens Nepal Himalaya, Zwolfter Band. The text is in German with a summary in English. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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27 Malla, Kamal P THE ROAD TO NOWHERE: A Selection of Writings 1966-1977
Kathmandu, Nepal: The Sajha Publication, 1979. 1979. Good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: The Sajha Publication, 1979.. 1979.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed wraps in a dust wrapper. The wraps are lightly rubbed & soiled & somewhat rippled. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped with small pieces out & with the front & rear panels nearly detached. [vii] & 255 pages. Good.

First edition, limited to 1100 copies.

Jeremy Bernstein is quoted on the dust wrapper, writing of Malla's work: "Some of the impression that Kathmandu makes upon the visitor was captured in a series of articles by Kamal P. Malla. Entitled 'Kathmandu Your Kathmandu,' they had something of the bittersweet quality of letters in a lovers' quarrel, and they aroused a good deal of comment in the city."

Scarce. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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28 Malla, Kamal P.; editor NEPAL: PERSPECTIVES ON CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
Kirtipur, Nepal: Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, 1989. 1989. Good 
Kirtipur, Nepal: Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, 1989.. 1989.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed black-and-white wraps. The wraps are rubbed & bumped with short tears to the head & tail of the spine. The rear wrap is lightly stained & soiled with a price-sticker near the tail of the spine. [xxvi], 466 & [4] pages with a corrigenda slip bound in. Illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations, tables, a folding chart & a folding map, & with a color folding map in the rear. 1 corner of the folding map is creased & the chart has been misfolded so that 2 of its front edges are roughed. Good. 
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29 Matthews, David A COURSE IN NEPALI
London: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1984. 1984. Good 
London: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1984.. 1984.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed red wraps. The wraps are bumped & lightly rubbed. [vi], iv & 344 pages. There is a tiny remnant of a sticker on the front endpaper & the bottom page corners are lightly bumped. There is some soiling to the fore-edge & 2 lines of the text have been highlighted in yellow. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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30 Molnar, Augusta THE KHAM MAGAR WOMEN OF THABANG. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II: Field Studies Part 2
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981). (1981). Very good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled with a small stain to the front wrap. [v], xxxiii & 211 pages. Illustrated with tables & black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good.

First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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31 Myers, P. V. N REMAINS OF LOST EMPIRES: Sketches of the Ruins of Palmyra, Nineveh, Babylon, and Persepolis, with Some Notes on India and the Cashmerian Himalayas
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1875. 1875. Good 
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1875.. 1875.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is bumped & rubbed with a few small white stains to the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xiv & pages [15]- 531 plus 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated in black-and-white with a frontispiece & 7 black-and-white plates with tissue guards, & textual illustrations. There is damage to the endpapers, including 2 holes in the rear endpaper, where labels have been removed. There is scattered foxing & light staining & the page edges are darkened. Ex-library with a library label on the front pastedown. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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32 Panday, Devendra Raj NEPAL'S FAILED DEVELOPMENT: Reflections on the Mission and the Maladies
Kathmandu, Nepal: Nepal South Asia Centre, (1999). (1999). Very good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Nepal South Asia Centre, (1999).. (1999).. Very good. - Octavo, decorative gray wraps. The wraps are rubbed & lightly bumped. xxii & 432 pages. Illustrated with several tables & graphs. The bottom corners of the introductory pages are lightly bumped. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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33 Rajaure, Drone THE THARU WOMEN OF SUKHRWAR. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II: Field Studies Part 3
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981). (1981). Very good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped with soiling to the rear wrap & a small area of soiling to the front wrap. [vii], xxxi & 144 pages. The top corners of the first few leaves are lightly creased. Illustrated with maps, tables, diagrams & black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good.

First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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34 Regmi, M.P.; compiler REGMI'S ANGLO-NEPALI-DICTIONARY
Varanasi {India]: (Krishna-Kumari, 1963). 1963). Good 
Varanasi {India]: (Krishna-Kumari, 1963).. 1963).. Good. - Thick octavo, decorative red cloth. The binding is lightly bumped with a small stain to the front cover & another to the tail of the spine. There is a tiny tear to the cloth on the top edge of the front cover. [viii] & 1248 pages plus 10 pages of illustrations in brown & white, including a deaf-and-dumb alphabet. The dictionary is printed in 2 columns.There are small remnants of paper adhering to the pastedowns with some bubbling along their front edges. There is a short tear to the inner edge of the Nepali title page & the bottom corners of 2 leaves of the prelims are creased. Good.

Second edition of an English to Nepali dictionary. The Nepali is written in Devanagari script. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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35 Sanday, John LA VALLEE DE KATHMANDU: Monuments historiques nepalais a restaurer. (French edition)
(Paris): Unesco, (1984). (1984). 9232019922 / 9789232019929 Good 
(Paris): Unesco, (1984).. (1984).. Good. - Small quarto [8-5/8 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped with light creasing to the corners of the rear wrap. 125 pages. Numerous black-and- white textual illustrations. The contents are very good.

The text is in French. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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36 Schuler, Sidney THE WOMEN OF BARAGAON. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II, Part 5: Field Studies
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981). (1981). Very good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are slightly bumped & lightly soiled. [v], xxxi & 148 pages. Full- page black-and-white photographic illustrations, maps & tables. There is a pencil annotation on page 18. Very good.

First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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37 Shirakawa, Yoshikazu HIMALAYAS
New York: Abradale Press/Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1986). (1986). 0810980657 / 9780810980655 Very good 
New York: Abradale Press/Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Folio, white cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a price-clipped pictorial dust wrapper. There is some very light soiling & spotting to the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with some score marks to the rear panel. Unnumbered pages, including profuse full- & double-page illustrations from color & black-and-white photographs by Yoshikazu Shirakawa. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

Reprint edition of the 1971 first edition.

Testimonial by Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal. Preface by Arnold Toynbee. Introduction by Sir Edmund Hillary. Photographs and Text by Yoshikazu Shirakawa. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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38 Shrestha, Banshi R N JOSHI: WIDENING THE HORIZON OF NEPALESE ART
(Kathmandu, Nepal: Park Gallery, Publication Department, 2006). 2006). Very good 
(Kathmandu, Nepal: Park Gallery, Publication Department, 2006).. 2006).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly soiled with a price-sticker in the bottom corner. 105 pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. The rear pastedown is slightly bubbled. The book is slightly bowed, else near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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39 Smythe, F. S THE KANGCHENJUNGA ADVENTURE
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, (1934). (1934). Good 
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, (1934).. (1934).. Good. - Octavo, red cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with its spine & extremities darkened & with 3 small stains to the front flap. The head & tail of the jacket spine are chipped. 464 pages. 48 black-and-white photographic plates. There is a small ink stain to the fore-edge & some tiny gray marks to the top edge. Good.

Later printing. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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40 Wilson, Andrew THE ABODE OF SNOW: Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus, through the Upper Valleys of the Himalaya. With an Introduction by Clark Worswick
Wakefield, RI and London: Moyer Bell 1993. 1993. 1559211008 / 9781559211000 Very good 
Wakefield, RI and London: Moyer Bell 1993.. 1993.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial purple, black & white wraps. The wraps are very slightly bumped & rubbed. xliii, [1] leaf, 396 & [1] pages. Illustrated with 2 black-and-white maps. The top margin of the first leaf has been excised. Very good.

Reprint edition. 
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