Uncle Phil's Books

Quick Search

Advanced Search
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate


 - 8 items found in your search
Exploration and Adventure:Asia

Click on The Title to view full description

Angkor and the Khmer Empire, Audric, John
1 Audric, John Angkor and the Khmer Empire
Robert Hale 1972 0709129459 / 9780709129455 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, drawings and maps. 
Some shelf wear. Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 208pp including bibliography and comprehensive index. The author describes the rise and fall of the Khmer Empire, the ruins they left behind, and tries to solve the intriguing mystery of their lost capital. 700358 
Price: 9.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
The Coming of the Barbarians - A Story of Western Settlement in Japan 1853-1870, Barr, Pat
2 Barr, Pat The Coming of the Barbarians - A Story of Western Settlement in Japan 1853-1870
Macmillan & Co 1967 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good (clipped) Illustrated with mono photos 
Wrapper shows signs of wear and is price clipped. Japan in 1853 was a sealed feudal world, from which nearly all foreigners had been rigorously excluded for more than two hundred years. To the trade-hungry mercantile nations she was an unbearable temptation. So the 'Barbarian' invasion began. 115133 
Price: 5.40 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
Alone Through China and Tibet  (SIGNED COPY), Drysdale, Helena
3 Drysdale, Helena Alone Through China and Tibet (SIGNED COPY)
Constable 1986 0094672008 / 9780094672000 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good Plus. Very Good Plus. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Map endpapers. 
Signed and inscribed by the Author on the title page. Wrapper (now protected) faded to spine . 207pp. 680078 
Price: 7.95 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
China in Turmoil: Eye-witness, 1924-1948. (SIGNED COPY), Gompertz, G H
4 Gompertz, G H China in Turmoil: Eye-witness, 1924-1948. (SIGNED COPY)
Dent 1967 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good to Very Good Illustrated with mono photos and maps. 
Signed and inscribed by the Author on front pastedown. With best wishes from the author / Geoffrey Gompertz / November 1967 Wrapper (now protected) all there but worn along edges and hinges. A first-hand account of the progress of China from Feudalism to Communism. 112170 
Price: 32.40 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
An Artist's Letters from Japan. (Artists Abroad Series), La Farge, John
5 La Farge, John An Artist's Letters from Japan. (Artists Abroad Series)
Waterstone / Hippocrene 1986 0947752323 / 9780947752323 Trade Paperback UNREAD - (Light Shelf Wear only) 
207pp. La Farge, artist, pundit, glass designer, architect and writer, toured Japan in 1886. These are his impressions of the country and its people. 623071 
Price: 4.46 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
The Russian Shores of the Black Sea and A Journey to Katmandu., Oliphant, Laurence
6 Oliphant, Laurence The Russian Shores of the Black Sea and A Journey to Katmandu.
Konemann 1998 3829008945 / 9783829008945 Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Fine With black-and-white illustrations throughout text 
Wrapper now protected in clear acetate. Adventures in Russia and Nepal in the mid-nineteenth century. 566017 
Price: 7.16 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
River Road to China : The Mekong River Expedition, 1866-1873, Osborne, Milton
7 Osborne, Milton River Road to China : The Mekong River Expedition, 1866-1873
Readers Union 1976 Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Good to Very Good. Illustrated with drawings and a sketch map. 
Wrapper shows signs of wear. Pages beginning to yellow. (xx), 249pp including chronology, a note on spelling, sources and index. 700390 
Price: 2.95 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
8 Tames, Richard Encounters with Japan
Stroud: Alan Sutton 1991 0750900032 / 9780750900034 First UK Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Fine Illustrated in colour throughout text 
An evocation of the experiences of Britons and Americans in Japan between its opening-up in 1853 and the ending of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance in 1922, mostly realized in the accounts of the visitors themselves. 117385 
Price: 7.43 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

Our no-quibble guarantee

While every attempt will be made to give an accurate description, our aim is to please our customers, so we will accept any book back and give a full refund if it fails to meet expectations as to condition, provided that we are notified within seven days of delivery and that goods are returned to us within 14 days of notification, and in the condition they left us.

"Now am I happy, snug and warm!
For all in scorn of the wintry weather,
And heedless quite of the howling storm,
My books and I are alone together.

From "Old Friends" by R. W. Waddy


Random musings of an elderly bookseller - Read my Blog

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@unclephilsbooks.co.uk
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com