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The Feast of Kingship : Accession Ceremonies in Ancient Japan

by Robert S. Ellwood

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The Feast of Kingship : Accession Ceremonies in Ancient Japan by Robert S. Ellwood - 1973

The Feast of Kingship : Accession Ceremonies in Ancient Japan

by Robert S. Ellwood

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Tokyo, Japan: Sophia University, 1973. Previous owners impressed stamp to top of front free endpaper. 175 pages. The Senso Daijo-sai, the Japanese imperial accession ceremony. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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  • Format/Binding Hardcover
  • Book condition Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition Good
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Publisher Sophia University
  • Place of Publication Tokyo, Japan
  • Date Published 1973
  • Keywords JAPAN IMPERIAL ACCESSION CEREMONY RITUAL RELIGIOUS RITES KINGSHIP EMPEROR SENSO DAIJO-SAI JAPAN1
  • Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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The Feast of Kingship: Accession Ceremonies in Ancient Japan

by Ellwood, Robert S

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Tokyo, Japan: Sophia University , 1973. Classic text presents a scholarly study of the mythological background and cultic meaning of the Senso Daijo-sai, beginning with the broad-based survey of attitudes and rituals related to ancient kingship in several cultures, and focusing on the examination of the beliefs and history of the ancient Japan in which the Daijo-sai emerged. Includes a detailed outline of the Daijo-sai ritual presented in the Engi-shiki of A.D. 927, and reflects on the importance of this ritual scenario to an understanding of Shinto. 175 pgs. Dustjacket has some minor rubbing to corners and edges; price-clipped on front inner flap; in mylar.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Elephant's Child
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The Elephant's Child

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Kipling, Rudyard: The Elephant's Child, Just So Stories Series. 1942 First Edition Thus, Garden City Publishing. Beautifully illustrated by R.F. Rojankovsky. CHILDREN'S BOOK. Story Summary: "Because of his 'satiable curiosity' about what the crocodile has for dinner, the elephant's child and all elephants thereafter have long trunks." Used. VG condition/ No DJ included. Unpaged. 7 X 9 1/2
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Descent of Man. an Atlantic Monthly Press Book

Descent of Man. an Atlantic Monthly Press Book

by Boyle, T. C

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First American paperback edition.
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Hardcover
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9780316104692
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0316104698
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Stories. : Little Brown & Co, 1979. . First American paperback edition. . Paperback.. Near Fine. . One or two tiny dots to front, otherwise immaculate copy of first printing of paperback of author's scarce first book. Extremely rare, issued at the same time as the unobtainable hardcover first.
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Wounds of Hong Kong 港傷 - Portraits of the Hong Kong Protesters and Their Stories
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Wounds of Hong Kong 港傷 - Portraits of the Hong Kong Protesters and Their Stories

by Choi Wai Man, Ko Chung Ming

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9789887797173
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9887797170
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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Hong Kong: Brownie Publishing, 2020. 1st edition. Paperback. like new/no dj as issued. Hong Kong, 2020, in Englishand Chinese. 7.5 - 6 inches, 140 pages. Like new condition. Ships from Hawaii. ==. "The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting."Scars and bruises may fade, but we must remember what caused them. The purpose of《Wounds of Hong Kong》is to record police brutality. All 24 interviewees have sacrificed in their own ways during the Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement. Among the thousands wounded, they are only a few. I would like to sincerely thank them for sharing their experience, insights, and feelings to me. I remember at the beginning of the resistance outbreak in June of 2019. As a photographer/journalist, I felt unsure. Protesters all covered their faces with masks, so how could I tell their stories? How can I search their ethos beneath the masks? However, my worry was quickly swept away as I realized that they weren't the only ones… Read More
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Traditional Vietnamese Architecture

Traditional Vietnamese Architecture

by Nguyen Ba Dang, Nguyen Vu Phuong, Ta Hoang Van and Tran Doan Lam

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Tokyo, Japan
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Extremely minimal edgewear; otherwise brand new unread condition! Text is in English with many color and B&W photos. Extremely rare! 158 pp.
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A HISTORY OF THE CHINESE SECRET SERVICE

A HISTORY OF THE CHINESE SECRET SERVICE

by Deacon, Richard

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780584101140
ISBN 10
0584101147
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Buffalo, Wyoming, United States
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London: Frederick Muller LTD, 1974. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book is in NF condition with penicl marking to inner board, trace edge wear noted, light bumping to spine ends else a bright and solid copy. Dust jacket is in NF condition with owner's pasted stamp to front cover, trace edge wear noted else bright, intact and whole. JEX 1/21
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Foundations and Limits of State Power in China
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Foundations and Limits of State Power in China

by Schram, Stuart R. (ed)

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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780728601390
ISBN 10
0728601397
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School of Oriental & African Studies, Univ of London, 1987 THIS TITLE NOW REDUCED 30% UNTIL JANUARY 31! First Printing in dust jacket as new, no text markings, NOT ex-lib, slight quiet soil to unlaminated jacket, neat gift inscription to endpaper, else Fine (dj in mylar protector); 8vo; xxx + 367pp indexed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Bengali Intellectual Tradition: From Rammohun Ray to Dhirendranath Sen

The Bengali Intellectual Tradition: From Rammohun Ray to Dhirendranath Sen

by Mukhopadhyay, Amal Kumar (editor)

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Used - Good
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Good
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Calcutta, K.P. Bagchi & Company, 1979, hardcover, viii-289 pp, First edition, Good in Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean, name to front endpaper, spine-end and corner bumps, spine faded. Dustjacket, edge chips, rubs, a few spots to spine, in new Brodart sleeve. The result of a collective study by the Council for Political Studies, Calcutta, includes 12 essays on the great Bengali intellectuals of the past 150 years, by the author and others. Each essay concludes with notes and references. Index appended.
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In a Mule Litter to the Tomb of Confucius

In a Mule Litter to the Tomb of Confucius

by Alex Armstrong

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Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
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Attractive Nouveau Prize PLATE 1906 on first end paper. V Good copy. 147pp plus ads, 240 grms, 19 x 13 cms.
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Perilous Journeys of Hercule Poirot
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Perilous Journeys of Hercule Poirot

by Christie, Agatha

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Book Club Edition
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Hardcover
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Perilous Journeys of Hercule Poirot Copyright 1937 by Agatha Christie Mallowan. 1937 DODD, MEAD BOOK CLUB EDITION. 630 pages. HERCULE POIROT OMNIBUS. USED. GOOD/GOOD CONDITION ORIGINAL BRIGHT RED AND YELLOW DUST JACKET. RARE . Stories are: The Mystery of the Blue Train, Death on the Nile, and Murder in Mesopotamia.
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Frivolous Peeps at India
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Frivolous Peeps at India

by Kelly, Ethel

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Used - Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges rubbed, gift inscription dated "India Xmas 1912" on front free endpaper, some li
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First Printing
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Melbourne, Australia: George Robertson and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges rubbed, gift inscription dated "India . Xmas 1912" on front free endpaper, some light foxing.. 1911. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Black and white frontispiece photo portrait of the author in a very large hat. Many other black and white photographs. The Australian actress, author, and magazine editor's memoir of her early 1900s trip through India which “endeavored to see new things and old places, to record familiar aspects of each town, and give a truthful photograph of social India as seen”. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 232 pages .
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