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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 Imperial Cruise
 by Bradley, James
Price: US $6.00
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
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 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 $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
Zigzag Journeys in India: or The Antipodes of the Far East
 by Butterworth, Hezekiah
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
"A Collection of the Zenana Tales" which tell of India history and culture. Very nicely illustrated , including a parade of elephants on the endpap... Details
Zigzag Journeys to Australia; or a Visit to the Ocean World
 by Butterworth, Hezekiah
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
"One of the more scarce volumes in the Zig Zag series. Illustrated color paper over hard boards, the front hinge cracked but still solid. near fine ... 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
Journal of a Residence in the Burmhan Empire
 by Cox, Capt. Hiram (of the Honourble East India Company's Bengal Native Infantry
Price: US $790.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Modern, dark blue full morocco binding with raised bands flanked by gilt lines on the spine, and a darker blue title label with bright gilt letters. ... 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
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