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Memoires Sur La Chine
 by Escayras De Lauture (1826-1868)
Price: US $295.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Text in French. The Count de Lauture was a well connected traveller, writer, linguist and scholar, whose mentor had been one of the scientists record... 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
China - a Short Cultural History
 by Fitzgerald, C.P.
Price: US $70.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
fresh 3/4 green calf, oriental boards, nice inside. Masterpiece of scholarship, still read. In a fine leather binding. A hint of foxing on the prelim ... Details
A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago
 by Forbes, Henry (1851-1932)
Price: US $175.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Original green cloth with a bright gilt native boat on the front cover, and a gilt title on the spine. Some edgewear including at the spine ends, but... Details
Il Cattolicismo Nello Shansi Dalle Origini al 1738
 by Fortunato Margjotti, O.F.M.
Price: US $45.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
The original wraps are soiled and have edgewear. Inside, very clean and tight. At the end, a map showing the position of Shansi province in China, ... Details
Art Treasures of the Peking Museum
 by Frcade, Francois
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Fine beige cloth, no edgewear and bright gilt title on unfaded spine. Inside, as new, with no prior owner marks. Dustjacket fine. An important boo... Details
The Autobiography of Yukichi (foreword by Carmen Blacker)
 by Fukuzawa, Yukichi (translated by Elichi Kiyooka)
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Near fine/ dustjacket very good. Dictated in 1897, this autobiography is by one of the outstanding statesmen who moved Japan toward the West. Illustra... Details
Ancient China, from the beginnings to the Empire
 by Gernet, Jacques
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Original maroon cloth with slight edge wear, and a bright gilt title on the spine. The dust jacket has a small piece gone at the spine on the front, ... Details
The Prison of Weltevreden, and a Glance at the East Indian Archipelago
 by Gibson, Walter M.
Price: US $50.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Original embossed brown cloth, with faded title on a sunned spine. Wear at the spine ends and corners. An ex library copy with a library book plate... 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 $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
The interplay of Indian nationalism and Bengali regionalism, including East Bengal which is now independent Bangladesh. Thoroughly covers Bengali a... Details
De L'Inde au Cambodge et a Java
 by Grousset, Rene and Jeannine Auboyer
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
/Original very good red cloth with black title on the front and on the spine.Minor edge wear along the bottom. Inside in beautiful condition with no ... Details
A New History of the East-Indies, Ancient and Modern, 2 volumes
 by Guyon, Abbe de
Price: US $475.00
Binding: 1/2 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A near fine 30th Century binding with brown calf spines and marbled boards with a hint of wear at the corners. The spines have tan title labels with ... Details
Life and Achievements of Admiral Dewey, from Montpelier to Manila
 by Halstead, Murat
Price: US $49.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
His youth in Montpelier, Vermont, Admiral Dewey went on to heroic Naval fame at Manila Bay, the Philippines, in victory over the Spaniards at the end ... Details
Stranger in the Forest, On Foot Across Borneo
 by Hansen, Eric
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A seven month trek into one of the last truly wild places on this earth, an adventure to be admired from afar. A great read, but I recommend against... Details
The Mission of Matteo Ricci
 by Harris, George L.
Price: US $35.00
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
The I.G. In Peking, Letters of Robert Hart Chinese Maritime Customs 1868-1907, 2 Volumes
 by Hart, Robert, Edited By Fairbank, John K.
Price: US $130.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Fine green cloth with bright gilt titles on unfaded spines, no edgewear. Both dustjackets very good, with some edgewear, NOT price-clipped. Robert ... Details
Japan, an Attempt at Interpretation
 by Hearn, Lafcadio
Price: US $24.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Hearn was well equipped to interpret Japan, 14 years a resident when he wrote this in 1904, and with a Japanese wife. He remains a pleasure to read.... Details
Japan and the Japanese
 by Hildreth, Richard
Price: US $95.00
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
Japan and the Japanese
 by Hildreth, Richard
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
This was a popular book in its day, and is thus relatively common now. The 1860 and 1861 printings had no illustrations, but is said on the title pag... Details
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