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1 (Denholm, Jeannette; et al. Project Dirwction) REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE HILL FARMERS OF NEPAL: An Information Kit. (Cover title)
Lalitpur, Nepal: Nepal Rural Reconstruction Association / Cavite, Philippines: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, (1992). 0942717341 / 9780942717341 Very good 
Lalitpur, Nepal: Nepal Rural Reconstruction Association / Cavite, Philippines: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, (1992).. (1992).. Very good. - Small quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover. The contents are bound between pictorial maroon stiff paper cover sheets with a brown plastic binder. The cover sheets are rubbed with some light creasing to the top & bottom edges. The rear cover sheet is unevenly faded with some small pieces of paper adhering to its lower half. Unnumbered pages printed on variously colored stocks. Profuse textual illustrations, charts & diagrams. The stamp of the Institute of Forestry Project is on the contents page. The last leaf is lightly creased with some small stains. Very good.

A series of workshops was held from April 16 to 25, 1992 for the purpose of producing this information kit. The workshops were titled Regenerative Agriculture in the Hills of Nepal, Cropping Systems and Post-Harvest Technologies, Vegetable and Fruit Production, Natural Resources and Their Enhancement, Livestock and Fodder, Soil Fertility Composting and Manuring, and Pest Management.

Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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2 (Rieger, H. C.; Toffin, G.; Panday, K. K.; et al) MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT: A collection of papers published on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Swiss Association for Technical Assistance in Nepal (SATA)
(Kathmandu, Nepal: Sahayogi Press, 1982). 1982). Good 
(Kathmandu, Nepal: Sahayogi Press, 1982).. 1982).. Good. - Small quarto [8-1/4 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial rust brown & white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped. The rear wrap is darkened & lightly soiled & the title is handwritten on the spine. [vii] & 214 pages. The publication date is circled in ink on the verso of the title. Black-and-white illustrations, tables & diagrams. Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 (Upreti, Biswa Nath; Campbell, J. Gabriel; et al) THE MAKALU-BARUN NATIONAL PARK AND CONSERVATION AREA / Management Plan. Submitted by the Task Force for the Makalu-Barun Conservation Project
Kathmandu, Nepal: Department of National Parks & Wild Life Conservation / Franklin, WV: Woodlands Mountain Institute Mount E 1990. Very good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Department of National Parks & Wild Life Conservation / Franklin, WV: Woodlands Mountain Institute Mount Everest Ecosystem, 1990.. 1990.. Very good. - Small quarto [10-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed white wraps with a color illustration on the front wrap. The wraps are very slightly bumped & chipped with a small, light stain to the front wrap. viii & 85 pages. Illustrated with charts & with maps in green, black & white. Very good.

A plan to manage and conserve the Barun valley, one of seven valleys radiating from Mount Makalu in the Eastern Himalayas, the world's fifth highest peak. The valleys, particularly the Barun valley, contain some of the last remaining pristine forests and Alpine meadows of Nepal. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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4 Acharya, Meena THE MAITHILI WOMEN OF SIRSIA. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II: Field Studies Part 1
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 very lightly bumped with soiling to the rear wrap. There is some light soiling to the front wrap with a crease across its bottom corner. [vii], xxxviii & 241 pages. Illustrated with 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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5 Acharya, Meena (Part 1); Bennett, Lynn (Part 2); Pradhan, Bina (Part 3); Shrestha, Indira (Part 4) THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN NEPAL. Volume I: Background Report. Part 1: STATISTICAL PROFILE OF NEPALESE WOMEN: A Critical Review. Part 2: TRADITION AND CHANGE IN THE LEGAL STATUS OF NEPALESE WOMEN. Part 3: INSTITUTIONS CONCERNING WOMEN IN NEPAL. Part 4: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON WOMEN IN NEPAL. (4 volumes)
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1979). (1979). Good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1979).. (1979).. Good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled with an owner's stamp on the front wrap of each volume. There is a short tear to the spine of Part 2 & a small piece out of the bottom corner of its rear wrap. xix, 101 & [1] pages; xvi & 107 pages; xvii & 140 pages; and xiii & 69 pages. There is an owner's stamp on each title page & on the top edge of each volume. The page corners in Parts I & 2 are lightly bumped. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, charts & tables. Good.

First edition, limited to 500 copies. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD

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6 Acharya, Meena; and Bennett, Lynn RURAL WOMEN OF NEPAL: An Aggregate Analysis and Summary of 8 Village Studies. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II, Part 9: Field Studies
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981). (1981). Good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981).. (1981).. Good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled. There is a light crease to the front wrap, a small piece out its bottom corner & an owner's ink name on its top edge. [vi], xxxvii, [i] & 432 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations & numerous graphs & tables, including a folding table. There are tiny pieces out of the bottom corners of the first 3 leaves & the first few leaves & last few leaves are lightly bumped. Good.

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

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7 Acharya, Yagya Nath; Uprety, Narayan Prasad AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF NEPAL
Kathmandu, Nepal: Ekta Books Distributors Pvt. Ltd., (1994). (1994). Very good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Ekta Books Distributors Pvt. Ltd., (1994).. (1994).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in decorative blue, white & orange wraps. The wraps are very lightly rubbed & bumped. The rear wrap is lightly soiled with a price-sticker in each bottom corner. 168 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD

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8 Anderson, Mary M THE FESTIVALS OF NEPAL
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1971). (1971). 0043940013 / 9780043940013 Fine 
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1971).. (1971).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. 288 pages. 23 color illustrations, including a frontispiece. Near fine.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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9 Banskota, Mahesh ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND PROJECT PLANNING
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration (CEDA), Tribhuvan University, 1980. 1980. Good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration (CEDA), Tribhuvan University, 1980.. 1980.. Good. - Small quarto [11-1/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed white & blue wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled with a light ink mark to the front wrap. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & have been partially repaired with scotch tape. [3] leaves & 43 pages, mechanically reproduced. Illustrated with black-and-white charts. The printing of the 1-page foreword is somewhat light but readable. Good.

CEDA Occasional Paper Series. "With the Compliments of CEDA" is stamped on the front wrap and the stamp of "Resource Conservation and Utilization Project Library" is on the verso of the title and on the bottom margin of page 29. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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10 Bennett, Lynn THE PARBATIYA WOMEN OF BAKUNDOL. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II: Field Studies Part 7
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 & soiled. [vii], xxxix, [i] & 290 pages. The bottom page corners are slightly bumped. 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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11 Dinerstein, Eric TIGERLAND / And Other Unintended Destinations
Washington, DC: Island Press, (2005). (2005). 1559635789 / 9781559635783 Fine 
Washington, DC: Island Press, (2005).. (2005).. Fine. - Octavo, boards backed with cloth in a dust wrapper. [vi] & 279 pages. Near fine.

Eric Dinerstein, now Chief Scientist at the World Wildlife Fund, has traveled the world to defend rare species and their threatened habitats. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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12 Evans, Patrick T.; compiler AGROFORESTRY IN THE TERAI. Seminar / Hetauda, March 21st - 23rd, 1990. Proceedings
Hetauda, Nepal: Terai Community Forestry Development Project, 1990. 1990. Very good 
Hetauda, Nepal: Terai Community Forestry Development Project, 1990.. 1990.. Very good. - Small quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover. The contents are bound between plastic sheets & printed green cover sheets with a black plastic ring binder. The cover sheets are lightly bumped & their edges are faded. Title, [ii] & 107 pages, mechanically reproduced & printed on one side only. The page corners are lightly bumped & there are a very few red ink markings & notations. Very good.

Papers on such subjects as the history of agroforestry in the Terai, the Sagarnath Forestry Development Project, the Butwal Plywood Factory, the Small Farmers Development Project and flora of agroforestry significance in the Terai. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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13 Forbes, Ann Armbrecht SETTLEMENTS OF HOPE: An Account of Tibetan Refugees in Nepal
Cambridge, MA: Cultural Survival, Inc., (1989). (1989). 093952144X / 9780939521449 Very good 
Cambridge, MA: Cultural Survival, Inc., (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled. The spine is rubbed with the head chipped. xiii & 170 pages. There are a few pencil markings in the text. Black-and- white illustrations. Very good.

Signed "Ann Forbes" by the author on the half-title.

The book examines how Tibetan exiles in Nepal have been able to preserve their heritage by maintaining their cultural identity and freely practicing their religion. The brief foreword is by the Dalai Lama. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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14 Forbes, Ann; and McGranahan, Carole DEVELOPING TIBET? A Survey of International Development Projects
(Cambridge, MA): Cultural Survival / (Washington, DC): The International Campaign for Tibet, 1992. 1992. 0939521474 / 9780939521470 Very good Signed
(Cambridge, MA): Cultural Survival / (Washington, DC): The International Campaign for Tibet, 1992.. 1992.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some light creasing to the wraps. vii & 163 pages. illustrated with a black-and-white map. There is minor creasing to the bottom corners of the pages. Very good.

From the library of Peter Matthiessen. Laid in is two-page autograph letter signed addressed to him from co-author Ann Forbes on Cultural Survival letterhead. Forbes is sending him a copy of this report and writes about the research she is doing in Nepal.

Cultural Survival Report No. 33. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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15 Fuller, Elizabeth NIMA: A SHERPA IN CONNECTICUT
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1984). (1984). 0396083048 / 9780396083047 Fine 
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1984).. (1984).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, chipped & soiled with a piece out of the tail of the spine. vii, [i] & 199 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

The story of how an American couple, following a trek through the Himalayas, brought an eighteen-year- old Sherpa to Connecticut to be treated for tuberculosis. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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NATIONALISM AND ETHNICITY IN A HINDU KINGDOM: The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Nepal, Gellner, David N.; Pfaff-Czarnecka, Joanna; and Whelpton, John; editors
16 Gellner, David N.; Pfaff-Czarnecka, Joanna; and Whelpton, John; editors NATIONALISM AND ETHNICITY IN A HINDU KINGDOM: The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Nepal
Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, (1997). (1997). 9057020890 / 9789057020896 Fine 
Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, (1997).. (1997).. Fine. - Octavo, pictorial blue paper covered boards. The boards are rubbed & lightly bumped. xxii & 623 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine.

This book, focusing on Nepal, originated in a conference and seminar series on culture, politics and identity in the Himalayan region. 
Price: 95.00 USD

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THE MAKING OF MODERN TIBET, Grunfeld, A. Tom
17 Grunfeld, A. Tom THE MAKING OF MODERN TIBET
Delhi: Oxford University Press, (1987). (1987). Good 
Delhi: Oxford University Press, (1987).. (1987).. Good. - Octavo, black cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped with some light spotting & with tiny white stains to the spine. The dust jacket is rubbed with some creasing to the edges. x & 277 pages. The top corner has been excised from the front endpaper. The pages are slightly darkened. Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Gurung, Harka MOUNTAIN REFLECTIONS: Pattern and Development
Kathmandu, Nepal: Mandala Publications, (2004). (2004). 9994655000 / 9789994655007 Very good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Mandala Publications, (2004).. (2004).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps. The wraps are bumped & lightly rubbed with a price-sticker on the rear wrap. x, [ii] & 153 pages. Illustrated in black & white with maps & tables. The page corners are lightly bumped with a few bottom page corners creased. Very good. 
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19 Gurung, Harka NEPAL: DIMENSIONS OF DEVELOPMENT
Kathmandu, Nepal: Sahayogi Press, 1984. 1984. Very good 
Kathmandu, Nepal: Sahayogi Press, 1984.. 1984.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream & blue wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & rubbed. There is stain probably left by a sticker on the front wrap. The rear wrap is darkened with some light staining & soiling, & the head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. [xii] & 275 pages. Illustrated in black & white with tables & with 20 folding maps & charts. Some page corners are lightly bumped, else the contents are very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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20 Hagen, Toni; Wahlen, Friedrich Traugott; Corti, Walter Robert NEPAL: The Kingdom in the Himalayas
New Delhi: Oxford Book & Stationery Co., (1961). (1961). Good 
New Delhi: Oxford Book & Stationery Co., (1961).. (1961).. Good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], white cloth titled in gilt on the spine with an illustration stamped in gilt on the front cover. The binding is lightly spotted. The edges of the covers are slightly darkened & there is a small stain to the front cover & some soiling to the rear cover. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with tears, some of which have been repaired with scotch tape. 117 & [2] pages plus a section of numerous photographic illustrations in black & white & color, with captions & commentary. Also with black-and-white diagrams in the text. The fore-edge is spotted. There is some staining to the prelims & the top corners of the text pages are very lightly creased. Good in a fair dust wrapper.

First edition for distribution in India with a folding relief map in a pocket at the rear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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