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Bright as Silver, White as Snow: Chinese White Ceramics from Late Tang to Yuan Dynasty

by Lo, Kai-Yin

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Published
1998
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Very Good -
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9789627502395
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Yungmingtang, 1998 Bi-lingual Chinese and English. Chinese White Ceramics from Late Tang to Yuan Dynasty. Examples from the Kay-Yin Lo Collection. Illustrated soft cover with flaps, grey endpapers, beautifully illustrated with many photographs, 208 pages. Light shelf wear, verylight smudge to ffep, half inch closed tear to page199. For some international orders we will ask you… Read more
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Appreciating Porcelains Through the Ages of China

by Zongyang, Li & Donglian, Qiu

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Published
2003
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Good
ISBN
9787535619129
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$50.00

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Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House, 2003 Bi-lingual in Chinese and English. Blue paper covered boards, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs, 305 pages, CD included. The book shows edge and shelf wear. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will require additional shipping charges. Depending on your location, further charges might be needed to cover… Read more
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Contemporary Ceramic Art in China

by Lei, Bai & Bai Ming

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ISBN
9787806901410
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$80.00

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Jiangxi Fine Arts Publishing House Bi-lingual Chinese and English. Illustrated soft cover with flaps, cream coloured endpapers, richly illustrated with full-colour photographs, 129 pages. Light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply… Read more
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Traditional Crafts of Porcelain Making in Jingdezhen

by Ming, Bai

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Published
2002
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Very Good
ISBN
9787805808871
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Jiangxi Fine Arts Publishing House, 2002 Bi-lingual edition Chinese - English. The first book to present a full and illustrated description of the traditional skills and techniques of porcelain in Jingdezhen in a systematic way. Illustrated soft cover with flaps, yellow endpapers, frontispiece, very detailed and richly illustrated, 275 pages. Light shelf wear. For some international… Read more
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Bosatsu on Clouds / Byodoin Temple

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2006
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Byodoin Temple, 2006 Jocho (chief Buddhist sculptor) and his team created those "outstanding works in the history of Japanese fine art" in the 11th century. A superbly photographed catalogue of Boatsu on Clouds. Illustrated card cover with flaps, titling in Japanese, a few black and white photographs and mostly full colour photographs, 47 pages of photographs followed by… Read more
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Best of Friends: The Restaurant

by Auer, Gustav

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Published
2011
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Very Good
Edition
Sixth Edition
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$48.00

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Mith Samlanh/Friends, 2011 'Friends' is a restaurant which opened its doors in 2001 as part of a training initiative of the Cambodian non-government organisation Mith Samlanh/Friends. The initiative trains former street kids in the skills of hospitality in an environment that encourages self-confidence and self-expression. Glossy white soft cover with the blue symbol of the organization… Read more
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Towards a Total Rvolution

by Ram, Suresh

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Published
1968
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Thanjavur, Madras State: Sarvodaya Prachuralayam, 1968 A Documentary of Vinobaji's Toofan Yatra in Bihar. Ram accompanied Vinobaji throughout his sojourn from September to December 1965 and gives a vivid account of this historic pilgrimage for an economic revolution. Yellow card cover to front with black titling and white to back with black and white photograph of Vinobaji, 122… Read more
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Toronto, Canada: Royal Ontario Museum, University of Toronto, 1963 The Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Finalyson Collection of Chinese Paintings. 1963 - 1964. Glossy card cover illustrated with black and white reproduction, text illustrated with many black and white reproductions, 80 pages. Light age darkening and light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to… Read more
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Goa Freaks: My Hippie Years in India

by Odzer, Cleo

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Published
1995
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New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1995 A "lively and unique document of 1970s-style hedonism," follows the further adventures of Cleo Odzer's life in India, which she started in her first book, "Patpong Sisters: An American Woman's View of the Bankkok Sex World." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with pink and white titling, frontispiece is a black and white map,… Read more
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Journey, A: An Account of the Life of Peter Ho Van May, Vietnamese Refugee and Catholic Priest in Canada

by Taggart, Gilbert

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Published
2006
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Very Good-
ISBN
9781425107901
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$16.00

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Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, 2006 Inscribed by Rev. Peter Ho, subject of the biography. Written by Gilbert Taggart, retired professor of French language and linguistics at Concordia University, this is the story of the life of Vietnamese refugee, Peter Ho Van May, starting in the rice fields of the Mekong Delta all the way to Victoria, B.C., Canada. Illustrated… Read more
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Finding Lien

by Logan, R. Bruce

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Published
2016
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As New
ISBN
9781612966908
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Victoria, B.C.: Black Rose Writing, 2016 The first novel by writer of award winning memoir "Back to Vietnam: Tours of the Heart". Softcover, 229 pages. In as new condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable… Read more
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Proceedings of the Nitobe-Ohira Memorial Conference on Japanese Studies, Panel 2: Japanese Buddhist Art

by Matsumoto, Moritaka, Editor

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Published
1984
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Vancouver, B.C.: Institute of Asian Research, U.B.C., 1984 A transcript of the proceedings of the Nitobe-Ohira Memorial Conference on Japanese Studies, Panel 2: Japanese Buddhist Art, held at the University of British Columbia on May 23 to 25, 1984. Pale blue card cover with black typed titling on front, black plastic coil binding, black and white illustrations, 419… Read more
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Once and Forever: The Tales of Kenji Miyazawa

by Miyazawa, Kenji

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Published
1997
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Very Good-
ISBN
9784770021847
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$30.00

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Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1997 First paperback edition. Translated from the Japanese by John Bester, this is a compilation of twenty-four of the best stories of Kenji Miyazawa, ranging from cautionary tales to small prose poems, from social satire to unmistakable tragedy. Black soft cover with white titling, in a dust jacket illustrated by Keisuke Serizawa, text illustrated with… Read more
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Companion to the Anthropology of Japan

by Robertson, Jennifer, Editor

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Published
2005
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Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2005 Book is a volume of "Blackwell Companions to Anthropology." Book is "an unprecedented collection of original essays by some of the field's most distinguished scholars of Japan which, taken together, offer a comprehensive overview of the field." Colourfully illustrated black and green soft cover with white titling, 518 pages. Book is in great… Read more
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Earlly Kamakura Buddhism: A Minority Report

by Morrell, Robert E.

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Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9780895818508
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$25.00

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Asian Humanities Press/Jain Publishing Co., 1987 Foreword by Minoru Kiyota. Though his work is basically textual and historical rather than doctrinal, Morrell has broken new ground in the study of Japanese Buddhism, combining the discipline of literature and Buddhist studies. Illustrated yellow soft cover with black titling, a few black and white illustrations, 187 pages. This is a handsome… Read more
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Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Japanese Buddhism

by Stone, Jacqueline I.

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Published
2003
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780824827717
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Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawai'i Press, 2003 Kuroda Institute Studies in East Asian Buddhism 12. "A brilliant presentation and analysis of an influential discourse in Japanese Buddhism, religion, and culture...the new benchmark for all susequent inquirirs on this topic." Tan soft cover with white titling, 544 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, minor smudges to lower text… Read more
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Anthology of Chinese Ceramics, An

by Hong Kong Museum of Art

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Published
1985
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9789622150300
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$160.00

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Hong Kong: Urban Council, 1985 Written in English and Chinese, this is a catalogue for an exhibition held at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, October 21 - December 21, 1980. 5th Festival of Asian Arts, jointly presented by the Min Chiu Society and the Urban Council, Hong Kong. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front,… Read more
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Making of Modern India, The

by Macnichol, Nicol

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Published
1924
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London: Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, 1924 By the author of "Indian Theism," "Psalms of Maratha Saints," etc. this book aims "to provide some material by which to estimate the character of the forces that are making the new India, and the direction in which these forces are carrying her." Dark blue cloth, gilt titling on spine, simple blind-stamped border… Read more
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Tokyo: University Museum/University of Tokyo, 2000 University Museum, The University of Tokyo Material Reports No. 38. Yellow card cover with black Titling and text inn English and Japanese, illustrated with black and white plates throughout, 175 pages. Ink stamp from the Library of the Royal British Columbia Museum on front cover. Book is clean and tight. Shipping… Read more
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Indo Surf & Lingo: Surf Spots, Language & Travel Tips

by Neely, Peter

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9780957724600
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$22.00

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Australia: Peter Neely The original surfer's guidbook to Indonesian surf spots & language, first published 1992; this printing 26th Revised Edition. Learn Indonesian surfing words, greetings, pronunciation, numbers, money, etc; learn about surf spots in Bali, Java, Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumatra, Sumba, Timor, Roti; etc., travel tips include information on bargaining, what to bring, restaurants, malaria & black magic, health… Read more
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