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SOO THAH : a tale of the making of the Karen Nation

By: Alonzo Bunker; Henry Clay Mabie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Fleming & Revell,: 1902

Seller ID: 112555653

Condition: Very Good


red, pict. cloth, cover, dec. spine.,280 pages, [11] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits, light wear at corners else a bright, clean copy, small ink sig on front free endpaper, Bunker was for thirty years a resident among the Karens ; with an introduction by Henry C. Mabie ...a fine example of an American Trade binding, View more info

THE ASAHI GRAPH; A Weekly Japanese Photo Journal; Nov. 21, 1928

By: Asahi Shimbun Co. Ltd.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo & Osaka, Asahi Shimbun Co. Ltd.: 1928

Seller ID: 1125346

Condition: Very Good


folio, 38 x 26.5 cm, 32 pages,stapled at spine, illustrated throughout with halftones from photographs, bilingual text English and Japanese, Numerous adverts, THE CORONATION OF EMPEROR HIROHITO Hirohito's father suffered from mental illness and died in 1925. From the early 20's Hirohito had been the unofficial emperor and finally on November, 10,1928 he was crowned emperor of Japan.Upwards of a million people filled the streets to winess the parades and celebrations. The traveling festivities took over two weeks and treked from Tokyo to Kyoto. Meticulous planning begining a year in advance co... View more info

DISCOVERIES IN THE RUINS OF NINEVEH AND BABYLON : with travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the desert : being the result of a second expedition undertaken for the trustees of the British Museum

By: Austen Henry Layard; A R George

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2011

Seller ID: 112556092

Condition: Fine


contained in a slip case, xxiii, 633 pages, 26 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, in publishers' shrink wrap, "Originally published in two parts, by John Murray in 1853. The text of this edition follows that of the first edition, with minor emendations." CONTENTS: Preface; 1. The trustees of the British Museum resume excavations at Nineveh; 2. The Lake of Wan; 3. Reception by the Yezidis; 4. State of the excavations on my return to Mosul; 5. Renewal of excavations at Kouyunjik; 6. Discovery of grand entrance to the Palace of Kouyunjik; 7. Road opened for removal of Win... View more info

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SECRET SOCIETIES IN CHINA in the nineteenth and twentieth Centuries

By: Chesneaux, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor,, University of Michigan Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125196

Condition: Very Good


grey cloth, pp.,xii, 210 , illustrations,, CONTENTS: Introduction: From the Confucian Order to the Peoples China -- A Secret Society: The Triad -- A Few Other Societies -- The White Lotus / Pai Lien Hui -- The Eight Diagrams / Pa-Kua -- The Nein -- The Big Sword Society / Ta-tao-hui -- The Boxers / I Ho Chuan -- The Observance Society / Chai Li-hui -- The Vegetarians / Chai-chiao -- The Red Beards / Hung Hu-tzu -- The Red Spears -- The Association of Elder Brothers / Ko-lao-hui -- The Green Band / Ching-Pang -- The Little Sword Society / Hsiao-tao-hui -- The Golden Coins Society / Chin-chien... View more info

MANILA, 1900-1941: Social Change in a Late Colonial Metropolis

By: Daniel F. Doeppers

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Haven, Conn, Yale University Southeast Asia Studies: 1984

Seller ID: 1125522

ISBN: 0938692062

Condition: Very Good


printed paper wraps, 194 pages :frontis. map, illustrations, Monograph series (Yale University. Southeast Asia Studies), no. 27. View more info

The Adventure of Japanese Photography 1860 - 1890

By: Delank Claudia; Phillip March

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heidelberg, Kehrer Verlag: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557045

ISBN: 3933257220

Condition: Very Good


pict, hard cover, 144 pages : color illustrations. very good cond., Text in English and German. Includes bibliographical references View more info

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JAPANESE CIVILIZATION : a comparative View

By: Eisenstadt; S N

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago and London, The University of Chicago Press;: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112555734

ISBN: 0226195570

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, gilt spine, xii, 581 pages, index, CONTENTS: 1. Introduction: The Enigma of Japan -- 2. The Meiji State and Modern Japanese Society -- 3. Modern and Contemporary Japan: Institutional Formations -- 4. Tribulations of Modern Japanese Society , 5. "Disharmony," Conflict, and Protest and Their Impact: Regulation, Control, and Responsiveness -- 6. The Political and Social System of Modern and Contemporary Japan: A Dynamic, Controlled, but Not Totalitarian Society -- 7. Feudalism in Japan -- 8. Urban Development and Autonomy in Medieval and Early Modern Japan -- 9. Tokugawa Stat... View more info

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IN EXCELSIS; The Mission of Jose P. Rizal, Humanist and Philippine National Hero -

By: Felice Sta Mari´a

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Makati City, Philippines, Studio 5 Designs: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125511

ISBN: 9719135336

Condition: Fine


brown, gilt dec cover, gilt spine, 281 pages (1 folded) : illustrations (some color), color maps, CONTENTS: The prophecy -- A la juventud -- The call -- Rizal's travels -- Noli me tangere -- The crusade -- Sucesos de las islas Filipinas -- El filibusterismo -- The calm -- Himno a talisay -- The glory -- Mi ultimo adios -- Chronology of events in Rizal's life and the world -- Stamps -- Paperbills, coins & medals -- Postcards & memorabilia.. 1996 Natonal Book Award Winner for Biography and Design View more info

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THE BEAR WORSHIPPERS OF YEZO; And the Island of Karafuto (Saghalin), The Adventures of the Jewett Family and Their Friend Oto Nambo;

By: Greey, Edward;

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston,, Lee and Shepard,: 1884

Edition: First Edition,

Seller ID: 1125088

Condition: Poor


illustrated paper over boards,pp., xiii, 304, pictorial paper over boards, front cover, spine & rear cover, illustrated with over 180 illustrations,, covers designed and drawn by the authors, edges are worn, damage at top & bottom of spine , cracks in spine, covers dirty, front end paper detached, rear end paper missing, front hinge starting, A READING COPYcopy of an uncommon juvenile title. Contains much on the Ainu View more info

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HISTORIANS OF SOUTH EAST ASIA

By: Hall D G E

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124660

Condition: Very Good


maroon cloth, gilt spine, pp., viii, 342, Hall, D.G.E. (Daniel George Edward), 1891-1979, a volume in School of Oriental and African Studies.,University of London, light soil to d.j, spie of d.j toned, a tight, clean copy View more info

STEPPING STONES FROM ALASKA TO ASIA by.

By: Hutchison, Isobel W.;

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, London: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TR 9813

Condition: Very Good


orig. blue cloth, pp., x, 246, illustrated, col. frontis., 3 full page color plates from water color sketches by the author, several /w/ plates, map, end-papers, spine a little darkened. Size: 8 Vo., View more info

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THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTAH

By: Ibn Batuta; Tim Mackintosh-Smith; Tahir Shah; Julie Snook; Folio Society

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2012

Seller ID: 112556086

Condition: Fine


boxed, xxviii, 353 pages, 24 pages of plates : colour illustrations and maps.endpaper maps, a fine copy in a fine presentation case, "The Travels of Ibn Battutah, edited by Tim Mackintosh-Smith, was originally published by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd, in 2002. Mackintosh-Smith abridged his edition from the translation by Professors Sir Hamilton Gibb and C.F. Beckingham, originally published by the Hakluyt Society in four volumes in 1958-94. The text of this edition follows that of the 2003 Picador edition, with minor emendations"--Title page ver... View more info

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PHILIPPINE PICTURE POSTCARDS, 1900-1920

By: Jonathan Best

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Makati, Metro Manila, Bookmark: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125502

ISBN: 971 569 140 4

Condition: Very Good


green cloth, 119 pages, illustrated throughout, Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-119). clean, bright copy View more info

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A PHILIPPINE ALBUM : American era photographs, 1900-1930

By: Jonathan Best

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Makati City, Philippines, Bookmark: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125514

ISBN: 9715693008

Condition: Fine


black cloth, gilt spine,247, [3] pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), A beautiful collection of Philippine images...the pictures have been slightly enlarged and reproduced in tones close to the original prints, in some cases hand coloring from the era has been preerved. View more info

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The third Philippine Republic, 1946-1972

By: Lewis E Gleeck

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Quezon City, New Day Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125504

ISBN: 9711004739

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper covers. vii, 429 pages : illustrations, clen, bright copy. Gleeck was a member of the US Foreign Service from 1940 to 1969. To the date of this book he had published thirteen books on the American experience in the Phillipines. View more info

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NETSUKE : a guide for Collectors

By: Mary Louise O'Brien

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vt, C.E. Tuttle Co: 1986

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 11255613

ISBN: 0804804230

Condition: Very Good


gilt dec. brown cloth, 245 pages : 145 illustrations (some color), pict. end papers, 66 page list of Netsuke Carvers, index. a very good copy in a very good d.j. View more info

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Lectures on the history of the Turks in its relation to Christianity

By: Newman John Henry

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dublin, James Duffy: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125023

Condition: Very Good


panaled blue cloth, gilt spine,pp. x, (1). blank,1-295, (1) corrigenda; frontis. (map), slight trace of sticker at lower spine of frnt cover, light wear at corners, else a tight, clean copy. Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890. CONTENTS: The mother country of the Turks.--The descent of the Turks.--The conquest of the Turks.--The prospects of the Turks. View more info

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MANILA, my Manila

By: Nick Joaquin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Makati City, Bookmark: 1999

Seller ID: 1125505

ISBN: 971569313X

Condition: Fine


brown cloth, gilt cover and spine, 365 pages : illustrations, Joaquin, Manils's poet laureate wrote this history in 1990 and its first edition, (1990), was distributed exclusively to the city's schools. This beautifully produced gift edition brings ther work to the wider world. View more info

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ART OF CHINA; porcelains, mineral carvings, paintings & sculptures, properties of Arnold Genthe, (N.Y.); Agnes H. Forbes (N.Y.); Irving J. Marantz (of South Norwalk, Conn.); and others 1943/3/24.

By: Parke-Bernet Galleries.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries.: 1943

Seller ID: 1125276

Condition: Very Good


printed aperp wraps, 84 pages, illustrated, light soil to wraps, useful reference. Arnold Genthe was a German-born American photographer, best known for his photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and his portraits of noted people. View more info

IMPERIAL TWILIGHT : The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age

By: Platt, Stephen R.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557191

Condition: Fine


cloth, dust jacket, xxviii, 556 p. : ill., maps, ports, first edition, (so stated), Includes bibliographical references (p. [457]-527) and index. a FINE copy in a FINE dust jacket. An important history of the Opium War between Britain and China in the nineteenth century, by an award-winning historian. When Britain declared war on China in 1839, it sealed the fate of what had been, for centuries, the wealthiest and most powerful empire in the world. View more info