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Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books and kk Drawings, all 4 vol.
 by 
Price: US $350.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Title continued, "from the Henri Vever Collection". All four volumes from auctions in 1974, 1974, 1977 and 1997. Grey cloth with no edge wear, no pr... Details
The Capital of the Tycoon, volume one only
 by Alcock, Rutherford (Sir)
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
"A Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in Japan" (1860 to 1863). Japan was terra incognita, isolated for centuries from the outside world, when th... Details
The Chinese
 by Becker, Jasper
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy in a dust jacket that is not price-clipped and is also fine. Becker is one of those journalists, who lived in China for two decades and f... Details
Young Japan, Yokohama and Yedo2 volumes
 by Black, John B. (1826 - 1880)
Price: US $390.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Original green cloth, with bright gilt letters on front and spine in the same style as the variant yellow binding. Minimal edge wear. Professionall... Details
The People's Book of Ancient and Modern History, 2 Volumes in One
 by Brownell, Henry Howard
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Volume one covers the Jews, Assyria, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Persia, India, China, the Mahometans, Spain, Germany, Hungary and Russia. Volume two cont... Details
The John Doe Associates, Backdoor Diplomacy for Peace, 1941
 by Butow, R.J.C.
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine, unread copy with no edge wear and no prior owner marks. The dust jacket has very slight edge wear. A vain attempt to mediate with the Japan... Details
To the Interior
 by Clara Yu
Price: US $39.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Slipcase
Edition: First Edition
Beautiful poetry, crossing the two cultures of China and the U.S. The author taught at Middlebury when she wrote these, and is now the head of the M... Details
Bibliotheca Sinica, Dictionnaire Bibliographique Des Ouvrages Relaties a L'Empire Chinois, 6 volumes in 3
 by Cordier, Henri
Price: US $99.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Original black cloth with no edge wear, clean and tight, with bright gilt titles on all 3 volumes on red spine labels. Very nice inside and out. A ... Details
Sport in Asia and Africa
 by Dane, Sir Richard
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original blue cloth binding with a bright gilt title on the front and the spine title some faded. Wear at the edges and spine ends, and a small scar ... Details
The Chinese
 by Ecker, Jasper
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A decade old, but this description of China and its people is equally valid as the day it was printed. The author is a superb journalist resident in... Details
South of the Clouds, Exploring the Hidden Realms of China
 by Faison, Seth
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
The author lived in China for 12 years, part of that time as New York Times bureau chief in Shanghai. He learned much about changing China and Tibet.... Details
The Changing Face of China, From Mao to Market
 by Gittings, John
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
There are lots of excellent books on the complexities of current China, and this one is sourght after. Well written, by an excellent British journali... Details
Bengal: The Nationalist Movement 1876 -1940
 by Gordon, Leonard A.
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
The interplay of Indian nationalism and Bengali regionalism, including East Bengal which is now independent Bangladesh. Thoroughly covers Bengali a... Details
China
 by Guang Guo
Price: US $200.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: New
As new in its as new dustjacket and slipcase, the finest collection of China photos that I have seen, free of ideology and pollution. Oblong elephant... Details
The Mission of Matteo Ricci
 by Harris, George L.
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "A Case Study of an Effort at Guided Culture Change in China in the Sixteenth Century". Mr. Harris' brilliant account of Ricci's efforts i... Details
Japan and the Japanese
 by Hildreth, Richard
Price: US $38.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
This is the first reprint after the 1855 first edition. It was a popular book in its day, and is thus relatively common now. The 1860 issue had no i... Details
First Light, Sojourns with People of the Outer Hebrides, the Sierra Madre, the Himalayas, and Other Remote Places
 by Hubbard, Ethan
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Very clean inside and out. No prior owner marks inside. Dustjacket is blue, with spine green. But no tears or rubs. American peripatetic photogra... Details
A Treasury of Japanese Wood Block Prints Ukiyo-E
 by Kikuchi, Sadao, staff of Tokyo National Museum
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Beautiful copy with no foxing or stains, no prior owner marks. Very clean and tight inside and out. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped, but it do... Details
Principles and Structures in the Organization of the Asiatic Steppe-Pastoralists
 by Krader, Lawrence
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Examining the postoral peoples from the Caspian Sea up into Mongolia and what used to be called Manchuria. Stapled grey wraps a bit faded. Inside, ... Details
Peasant Rebellion and Communist Revolution in Asia
 by Lewis, John Wilson (editor)
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine, unread copy, and a classic of a classic of ten essays on social roots fo rural revolution, and communist strategies. As those revolutions ha... Details
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