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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
China Review International, Volume 1, Number 1
 by Ames, Roger T. (editor)
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
The Inaugural issue of a Journal of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in Chinese Studies. Pages 303 . About 65 book reviews by a variety of scholars f... Details
In Search of Old Peking
 by Arlingon , L.C. and William Lewisohn
Price: US $240.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Original maroon cloth with bright gilt title on the spine. Slight edgewear and some wear at the top of the spine. This is the famed traveler and Chi... 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
Isles of the Sun
 by Barrett, Charles
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
The author was acting Entomologist in New Guinea just after WW Two, combined with his travels and natural history, a fine read in an uncommon book. Il... Details
Travels Into China
 by Barrow, John (1764 - 1848)
Price: US $2100.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Continuation of the title, "Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imper... Details
Nineteenth Century Prints and Illustrated Books of Indonesia
 by Bastin, John and Bea Brommer
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Very good original brown cloth with bright gilt titles on front and the spine. A descriptive bibliography with particular reference to the print co... 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
The Living Reed
 by Buck, Pearl
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original grey boards with a brihght gilt title on the front and the black cloth spine. Slight edgewear. Very clean and tight inside, with no prior ... 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
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