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A Primer of Japanese Sword -Blades
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A Primer of Japanese Sword -Blades

By Robinson, B.W. M.A., B.Litt. Deputy Keeper, British Museum

Leatherhead: Dyer the Printer, for the Author, 1955 Hardback, 170mm x 250mm tall (7" x 9.75" approx.). 95pp, including Errata, plus a map frontispiece, 6 plates with a total of 64 blade types & profiles, and a folding double-page chart showing 216 Japanese Maker's identification ideograms. Withdrawn and sold from Lambeth Library's Reference Section with several stamp impressions to lower blank margins. Very good, in an excellent library-binding of black cloth-covered boards with a gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 4to..

$61.06

Race, Sex and Class Under the Raj. Imperial Attitudes and Policies and Their Critics, 1793-1905
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Race, Sex and Class Under the Raj. Imperial Attitudes and Policies and Their Critics, 1793-1905

By Ballhatchet, Kenneth, Professor of South Asian Studies, University of London

New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House, 1980 Hardback, 135mm x 218mm tall (5.25" x 8.5" approx.). Pp viii, 199. Previous owner's inscription to prelim, and some light external sunning, otherwise very good in contemporary half-leather [artificial leather?] with raised bands to spine, and maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. Half Art Leather. Very Good/Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$33.92

Travel, Adventure and Sport from Blackwood's Magazine - Volume 5 [ Vol. V ]

By Blackwood's Magazine

Edinburgh and London n.d. Circa 1890: William Blackwood & Sons Hardback, 108mm x 168mm tall (4.25" x 6.5" approx.), with a total of Pp [iv], 380, of which Landor R. Crosse; "The Destruction of Szegedin" pp 1-48, Anon "Six Weeks in a Tower" pp 49-106; Lieut.-Colonel Henry Smith "Reminiscences of a Ross-Shire Forest" pp 107-173; George Finlay. "An Adventure During the Greek Revolution" pp 174-192; Andrew Wilson "A Run Through Kathiawar" pp 193-337; G.W. Hartley "The Salmon of Clootie's Hole" pp 338-359; J.P. Maud "A Fall Hunt in the Rockies" pp 360-380. Some marks to spine, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed, light-blue cloth-covered boards/decorated front board/gilt spine title. . First Edition Thus. Very Good/N/A.

$27.14

Chinese Cookbook [ Text in Chinese and English ]
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Chinese Cookbook [ Text in Chinese and English ]

By Wang, Mrs. Lydia

Tokyo: Kamakura-Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd., 1971 185mm x 257mm tall (7.25" x 10" approx.). 96pp fully illustrated, mostly b/w photo but with 4 illustrations in colour, with each recipe very clearly set-out and explained with the photographs covering each of the main stages of the process. Published, for some reason, as part of "Dressmaking Illustrated". Very good, in the original soft green-card covers/white titles, and with the sound, but spine-sunned, colour-photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Postage will be reduced for this item.. 15th Edition. Very Good/Good. 4to..

$16.96

International Policy. Essays on the Foreign Relations of England
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International Policy. Essays on the Foreign Relations of England

By Congreve, Harrison, Beesly, Pember, Bridges, Cookson & Hutton

London, 193 Piccadilly: Chapman & Hall, 1866 Hardback, demy 8vo.,140mm x 235mm tall (5.5" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xii, 603 + a plate and a multi-folding plate with a total of six maps (5 coloured) and a steel engraving, + 16pp Publisher's price list for October, 1866. Essay I. "The West", by Richard Congreve, M.A., Essay II. "England and France", by Frederic Harrison, M.A., Essay III. "England and the Sea", by E.S. Beesly, M.A., Essay IV. "England and India", by E.H. Pember, M.A., Essay V. "England and Japan", by Charles A Cookson, B.A., and Essay VI. "England and the Uncivilised Countries" by Henry Dix Hutton, Barrister-at-Law. The Introduction, although written in the first-person, is unattributed. Minor light rubs to edges and a faded stamp impression to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original blind-decorated, maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and decorations. Scarce. First (& Only?) Edition. Decorative Cloth.

$183.17

The Globular Jottings of Griselda
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The Globular Jottings of Griselda

By Hume, E. Douglas

Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1907 Hardback, 150mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp vii, 468, plus a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 5 further plates. Contemporary owner's signature to front free endpaper - one Thos. E. Richardson of Rushpool Hall - otherwise very good, in the original blind-ruled, black-printed, illustrated tan cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Lge 8vo..

$101.76

Comparative Philology of the Old and New Worlds in Relation to Archaic Speech, Accompanied by Copious Vocabularies, Etc.

By Greg, R.P., F.S.A., F.G.S., Etc.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co Limited, 1893 Hardback, 190mm x 288mm tall (7.75" x 11.25" approx.). Pp lxxii, 355. Light rubs to hd/tl of spine and lower free corners rubbed, minimal markings from Keele University Library and 'Withdrawn' stamp to lower blank of half-title leaf, otherwise very good, in the original black-ruled, olive green, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Additional postage may be required for this heavy volume. First (& Only?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/N/A.

$169.60

Three Meiji Leaders: Ito, Togo, Nogi
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Three Meiji Leaders: Ito, Togo, Nogi

By Scherer, James A.B., Ph.D., LL.D., Author of The Romance of Japan, Etc.

Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1936 Hardback, 130mm x 195mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). Pp (viii), 133 + (v)) blank leaves at rear, with a tissue-guarded b/w photo frontispiece plate and red-printed title-page vignette. With the Compliments slip of the Hokuseido Press tipped-onto the half-title page, and with the tissue-guarded original black & red-printed Japanese/English sales ticket preserved on a rear blank leaf. Withdrawn from Keele University Library, with a few minor external light rubs and marks, and Keele's neat embossed stamp impression to the lower blank margin of the title-leaf. Otherwise very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/red-printed Mount Fuji logo to front board.. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$101.76

Jeremias Van Vliet's Description of the Kingdom of Siam
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Jeremias Van Vliet's Description of the Kingdom of Siam

By Van Vliet, Jerimias, Translated [ into English ] by L.F. Van Ravenswaay

Bangkok: The Siam Society, 1910 170mm x 240mm tall (6.75" x 9.5" approx.). Pp viii, 121. This scarce translation of Frederik Haaring's Old Dutch original of 1692, was published as Volume VII (Part One) of "The Journal of the Siam Society", in July 1910. Ex- university library, with neat stamping to the lower blank margin of the title-page only. Original black-printed brown thin-card covers rubbed to spine and reinforced to endpapers with archival tape. Otherwise very good.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/N/A. Lge 8vo..

$169.60

Clocks and Culture 1300-1700
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Clocks and Culture 1300-1700

By Cipolla, Carlo M.

London: Collins, 1967 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.75" x 8.5" approx.). 192pp + 8 plates with a total of 10 b/w photo illustrations. Almost fine, in the original turqoise cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/top edges turquoise, and with the very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$13.57

Jen
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Jen

By Wingate, Mrs. Alfred

London: Crosby Lockwood, 1928 Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 8..75" approx.). Pp (vi), 286 plus a double-folding map. Original decorated cloth-covered boards, with black titles. Covers a little marked and dusty but very good internally.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 8vo..

$47.49

A Practical Handbook on Chinese Lacquer Work
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A Practical Handbook on Chinese Lacquer Work

By Francis-Lewis, Cécile

London n.d. [c1925?]: Francis-Lewis Studio Postage will be reduced for this light item 122mm x 183mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp 23, with 24 b/w photo illustrations, + 9pp catalogue. Covers faded and staples rusted as usual, otherwise good, in the original thin-card covers. . Fifth Edition. Good.

$13.57

A Man in the East. A Journey Through French Indo-China
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A Man in the East. A Journey Through French Indo-China

By Relton, Max

London: Michael Joseph, 1939 Hardback, 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 287pp + a frontispiece and 7 plates with a total of 14 more b/w phototographs, and red-on-yellow map endpapers. Unobtrusive Keele University embossed stamp impression to lower blank margin of title-leaf and label removal marks to the spine foot, otherwise good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/black spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 8vo..

$20.35

Enter China! A Study in Race Contacts
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Enter China! A Study in Race Contacts

By Barnes, George G.

London: Edinburgh House Press, 1928 125mm x 185mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). 168pp with double-page map endpapers front and back. Withdrawn from Keele University with feint embossed stamp impression to the lower blank margin of title-leaf; mark of label removal to spine foot, and a couple of labels to prelims. Otherwise good and sound, in the original thin-card covers.. First Edition. Thin Card. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$20.35

Via Tokyo

By Humphreys, Christmas

London: Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd, 1948 Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). 212pp, with illustrated front endpapers and a b/w photo frontispiece plate, plus 48 plates with 85 b/w photo illustrations and a useful Glossary. Light spotting to endpapers, otherwise very good and bright, in the original red cloth-covered boards, and with the price-clipped and slightly chipped but otherwise good, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First (only?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. Lge 8vo..

$27.14

China: The Pity of It
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China: The Pity of It

By Bland, J.O.P.

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1932 Hardback, 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp (viii), 358. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University, the feint embossed stamp-impression of which to the blank lower margin of the title-leaf. The original binding, of red cloth-covered boards/black titles, is worn at the spine head; has a label mark to the foot; some light dustiness and two or three minor ink marks. One of the many thousands of volumes acquired by the University from the Estate of Prof. Charles Sarolea, this has his pencilled signature to the front pastedown and the upper blank margin of the title-page, and also has his extensive rulings and annotations [Note: these are in easily eraseable pencil.] Overall, good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$20.35

Plant Hunting on the Edge of the World
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Plant Hunting on the Edge of the World

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

London: Minerva, 1974 Hardback. 156mm x 246mm tall. Pp x, 224 plus 16 sepia plates and 3 maps. A very good copy, in the original green buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title, and very good un-priceclipped dust wrapper. . First Edition, Thus.

$47.49

Tea and Tea Blending
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Tea and Tea Blending

By Anon [by a Member of the Firm of Lewis & Co., Crutched Friars, London. )

London: Eden Fisher and Co, 1887 Hardback. 130mm x 188mm tall. Pp vii, 139, including 10pp identifying tea estates logos, plus 4pp adverts. Neat signature of a contemporary owner to upper blank margin, otherwise fine, in the original dark-green cloth-covered, bevelled-edge boards/gilt titles.. Second Edition. Almost Fine/Later Glassine d/w.

$251.01