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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 $100.00
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
Vita Di Marco Polo Veneziano
 by Alvise Zorzi
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Text in Italian. Scarce, as no other copies on the internet at this writing. The famed travels across Asia to China by the Venetian merchant, Marc... Details
Oriente Poliano (Conference to Commemorate Marco Polo)
 by Balazs, E., L. Carrington Goodrich and Others
Price: US $200.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, Studi E Conferenze Tenute All'Is. M.E.O. In Occasione Del VII Centenario Della Nascita Di Marco Polo (1254-`954). Very clean and tight ins... Details
Not Quite Paradise, an American Sojourn in Sri Landa
 by Barker, Adele
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
An American teacher spends a year in Sri Landa, and returns after the 2004 tsunami. Excellent for its cultural insights, and a fine, readable travel ... 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
Die Akkommodationsmethode Des P. Matteo Ricci S.I. In China
 by Bettray, P. Johannes
Price: US $95.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Analecta Gregoriana, Volume LXXVI, in German. A thorough examination of "accomodation" by Matteo Ricci and other Jesuits , which meant to understan... Details
The Imperial Cruise
 by Bradley, James
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Original black cloth spine with grey boards and bright white letters on the spine. No edgewear, very clean and tight inside. No prior owner marks. ... Details
Massacre in Shansi
 by Brandt, Nat
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A sad tale of dedicated American missionaries from Oberlin College, who did not understand Chinese culture, and the resentments they brought with thei... Details
The Confusions of Pleasuree, Commerce and Culture in Ming China
 by Brook, Timothy
Price: US $28.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Slight cock to the binding, and a few page corners turned down. No former owner marks and clean and tight inside. No edgewear. The centrality of c... Details
The People's Book of Ancient and Modern History, 2 Volumes in One
 by Brownell, Henry Howard
Price: US $50.00
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
God's Dust, a Modern Asian Journey
 by Buruma, Ian
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Asian societies in evolution, as seen by the insightful traveller, Ian Buruma. Pages xiii, 267 with a 5 page critical bibliography. Recommended. Details
Playing the Game
 by Buruma, Ian
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Buruma's first novel, a rich exploration of Asian - English cultural identity. This is the uncommon UK first edition. Buruma is better known as a f... Details
The Missionary and the Libertine
 by Buruma, Ian
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
A splendid exploration of East vs West cultural misconceptions. The author was educated in Holland and Japan, and is currently a fellow at the Woodro... Details
The John Doe Associates, Backdoor Diplomacy for Peace, 1941
 by Butow, R.J.C.
Price: US $18.00
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
Journal of the China Society, Volume 2, 1962
 by Carroll, Thomas D, Editor
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
I find copies for this Journal only from 1961 to 1963. He appears to be quite uncommon, and is occasionally pricey for an annual scholarly Journal. ... Details
Geographical Evaluation of the Chinese Fang-Chih
 by Cheng-siang Chen (Professor)
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Text in Chinese, except a six page abstract in English. Light green covers with very slight edgewear. Clean and tight inside, with no prior owner mar... Details
Neue Zeitfchrift Fur Missionswissenfchaft,
 by Cieslik, Hubert
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
The author was a Jesuit residing in Tokyo. Title in French is "Nouvelle Revue de Science Missionnaire". Text in German. 15 page stapled pamphlet i... Details
To the Interior
 by Clara Yu
Price: US $60.00
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
Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology Academia Sinica, Vol XXIX, Studies Presented to Yuen Ren Chao on His Sixty-Fifth Birthday, 2 Volumes
 by Collective
Price: US $60.00
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
SCARCE. Articles in either Chinese, or English, or both. Many authors including Murray Emeneau, Kun Chang, Yang Shih-Feng, Lin Yu-tang and many othe... Details
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