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image of The African American Encounter with Japan and China: Black Internationalism in Asia, 1895-1945

The African American Encounter with Japan and China: Black Internationalism in Asia, 1895-1945

by Gallicchio, Marc

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Published
2000
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780807848678
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$19.00

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Paperback. Near Fine. x, [4], 262 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Paperback. "In the first book to focus on African American attitudes toward Japan and China, Marc Gallicchio examines the rise and fall of black internationalism in the first half of the twentieth century. . . . Black internationalism… Read more
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image of Investigation of Korean-American Relations: Report of the Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on International Relations U. S. House of Representatives -- Oct. 31, 1978 [95th Congress, 2nd Session]

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Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1978. Paperback. Very Good. xiv, 447 p.; 23 cm. Paperback with salmon cover printed in black. The Subcommittee on International Organizations examined relations between the United States and South Korea under President Park Chung-hee in 1978, the year before the Korean president's assasination. In Very Good Condition: small stain… Read more
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image of Investigation of Korean-American Relations: Hearings before the Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on International Relations House of Representatives -- Part 4 -- March 15, 16, 21, 22; April 11, 20; and June 20, 1978 [95th Congress, 2nd Session]

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Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1978. Paperback. Very Good. vi, 721 p.; 23 cm. Paperback with salmon cover printed in black. The Subcommittee on International Organizations examined "allegations of wrongdoing in the conduct of relations between the Republic of Korea and the United States." In Very Good Condition: lower corner of front cover… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1037, Nov. 16, 1895 [the Barrows electric tricycle]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Near Fine. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16568-16582 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Front illustration is the Queen of Madagascar. Contains illustrated articles about Alpha, the educated horse; the Barrows electric tricycle; a hydraulic steam lifeboat; and a sea water distiller. Also, The Human Races of Madagascar by E. T.… Read more
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image of Sassa Yo Yassa: Japanische Tänze; Text von Bernhard Kellermann; Lichtdrucke und Aetzungen nach Studien von Karl Walser

Sassa Yo Yassa: Japanische Tänze; Text von Bernhard Kellermann; Lichtdrucke und Aetzungen nach Studien von Karl Walser

by Kellermann, Bernhard; Walser, Karl

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good +
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$31.00

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Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good +. Third edition. 134, [6] p., color frontispiece and 11 leaves of plates (3 in color): full-page illustrations; 20 cm. Calf spine with gilt spine title; color decorated paper over boards. Top page edges red. White ribbon bookmark. Plates tipped in on light green paper. Title… Read more
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image of Physical Geography of the Holy Land

Physical Geography of the Holy Land

by Kitto, John

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Published
1848
Condition
Very Good -
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$26.00

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London: C. Cox, 1848. Hardcover. Very Good -. "From the 'Pictorial History of Palestine.'" 434 p.; 15 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. Gilt-tooled spine title. Front fixed endpaper bears bookplate of the Rev. J. Congreve, Overslade. John Congreve opened Overslade private classical school near Rugby, England, by 1854. In the… Read more
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image of Beschrijving van de Egyptische Verzameling in het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden te Leiden: Deel XIV De Monumenten van het Nieuwe Rijk en van den Saitischen Tijd, Grafborden en Papyruskokers door Dr. W. D. van Wijngaarden

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'S-Gravenhage, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1932. Very Good +. [4], 27, [1] p., 16 leaves of plates: illustrations; 41 cm. In a portfolio with black cloth spine and corners; light grey paper over boards with black cover title. Tissue guards between leaves of plates. This is part 14 of a description of the Egyptian Collection in… Read more
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$46.00
image of Art of the October Revolution; Compiled and introduced by Mikhail Guerman

Art of the October Revolution; Compiled and introduced by Mikhail Guerman

by Guerman, Mikahil

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780810906754
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$19.00

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1979. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 31, [approx. 210] p.: color and black-and-white illustrations; 31 cm. Red cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and front cover decoration. Illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Includes an index of artists' names and works reproduced. Contains 384 numbered illustrations.… Read more
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image of Partial Views: Essays on Contemporary Japan

Partial Views: Essays on Contemporary Japan

by Richie, Donald

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9784789008013
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$36.00

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Tokyo: Japan Times, 1995. Paperback. Near Fine/fine. ix, [1], 205, [1] p.; 18 cm. Paperback with orange cover. Dust jacket in mustard. Contains 23 essays, papers, and addresses written by the author over a period of 25 years. Donald Richie (1924-2013) was an American who spent most of his adult life in Japan writing… Read more
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image of Japan: The Pocket Guide 1955

Japan: The Pocket Guide 1955

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Published
1955
Condition
Near Fine
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$25.00

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Tokyo: Japan Travel Bureau, 1955. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. Revised April 1955. [2], 147 p., [24] p. of black-and-white photographs: maps; 19 cm. Blue cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Illustrated dust jacket. Publisher's catalog on front dust jacket flap. Commercial advertisements on front endpapers and back fixed endpaper. Gift inscription on… Read more
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image of The Story of the Guides

The Story of the Guides

by Younghusband, G. J.

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Published
1908
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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London: Macmillan and Co, 1908. Hardcover. Good. Reprinted October 1908. xvi, 207 p., frontispiece portrait of Sir Harry Lumsden and 15 leaves of plates; 23 cm. Red cloth with gilt-stamped spine title; armorial emblem of the Queen's Own Corps of Guides is gilt-stamped on front cover. Includes index. Gift inscription on front fixed endpaper,… Read more
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image of Die Südarabischen Altertümer (Eduard Glaser Sammlung) des Wiener Hofmuseums und ihr Herausgeber Professor David Heinrich Müller; Offene Darlegung an die kaiserl. österr. Akademie der Wissenschaftern von Prof. Dr. Fritz Hommel; Mit sieben abbildungen in Zinkotypie und einem längeren Exkurs über den Mondkultus der alten Araber

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Munich: Hermann Lukaschik, 1899. Hardcover. Very Good -. [4], 39, [1] p.: in-text illustrations; 24 cm. Leather spine with dark brown pebble-grain paper over boards. Green leaf-pattern endpapers. Austrian Arabist and archeologist Eduard Glaser (1855-1908) was one of the first Europeans to explore South Arabia and is still considered the most important scholar to have… Read more
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$98.00
image of Dost Mahommed King of Caubul and His Youngest Son

Dost Mahommed King of Caubul and His Youngest Son

by Rattray, James

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Published
1848
Condition
Near Fine
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$773.00

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London: Hering & Remington, 1848. Near Fine. 1 hand-colored lithograph 400 x 475 mm. (image is 276 x 318 mm.; mat is 19.5 x 20 inches). The lithograph was created by Edmund Walker (1813 or 1814-1882) of Day & Son, after James Rattray's drawing. James Rattray (1818-1854) was a lieutenant in the British Bengal Army during… Read more
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image of Meerz Fyze, an Oosbeg Elchee, or Ambassador

Meerz Fyze, an Oosbeg Elchee, or Ambassador

by Rattray, James

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Published
1848
Condition
Near Fine
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$773.00

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London: Hering & Remington, 1848. Near Fine. 1 hand-colored lithograph 429 x 533 mm. (image is 275 x 375 mm.; mat is 19.5 x 23 inches). The lithograph was created by Edmund Walker (1813 or 1814-1882) of Day & Son, after James Rattray's drawing. James Rattray (1818-1854) was a lieutenant in the British Bengal Army during… Read more
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image of Hawkers of Ko-I-Staun: With Valley of Caubul and Mountains of Hindoocoosh

Hawkers of Ko-I-Staun: With Valley of Caubul and Mountains of Hindoocoosh

by Rattray, James

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Published
1848
Condition
Near Fine
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$876.00

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London: Hering & Remington, 1848. Near Fine. 1 hand-colored lithograph 430 x 527 mm. (image is 264 x 372 mm.; mat is 19.5 x 23.25 inches). The lithograph was created by Robert Carrick (1820-1905) of Day & Son, after James Rattray's drawing. James Rattray (1818-1854) was a lieutenant in the British Bengal Army during the first… Read more
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image of Bridge Over the Canal of Alexandria

Bridge Over the Canal of Alexandria

by Mayer, Luigi

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Published
1802
Condition
Very Good
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$201.00

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London: R. Bowyer Historic Gallery, 1802. Very Good. 1 aquatint engraving 439 x 317 mm. (image is 221 x 312 mm.). In Very Good Condition: minor soiling in right margin; minor loss at lower right-hand corner; otherwise, clean and bright.
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image of The Ruins of Athens; Titania's Banquet, a Mask; and Other Poems by G. Hill

The Ruins of Athens; Titania's Banquet, a Mask; and Other Poems by G. Hill

by Hill, George

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Published
1839
Condition
Good -
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$258.00

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Boston: Otis, Broaders & Co, 1839. Hardcover. Good -. 160 p.; 24 cm. Black (dark green?) cloth with gilt-stamped spine title "Hill's Poems" and gilt-stamped center-medallion harp on both boards; blind-stamped decoration on both boards. Pale yellow endpapers. Includes Errata slip tipped in following Contents. Former owner's name on front fixed endpaper: A.E. Phillips.… Read more
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image of Sepulchres of Arabian Saints Near Rosetta

Sepulchres of Arabian Saints Near Rosetta

by Mayer, Luigi

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Published
1801
Condition
Very Good
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$232.00

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London: R. Bowyer Historic Gallery, 1801. Very Good. 1 aquatint engraving 316 x 460 mm. (image is 235 x 313 mm.). In Very Good Condition: minor soiling in margins; light creasing along lower edge; otherwise, clean and bright.
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image of The Gate of Rosetta in Alexandria

The Gate of Rosetta in Alexandria

by Mayer, Luigi

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Published
1801
Condition
Near Fine
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$191.00

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London: R. Bowyer Historic Gallery, 1801. Near Fine. 1 aquatint engraving 320 x 467 mm. (image is 223 x 312 mm.). In Near Fine Condition: minor soiling on reverse; otherwise, clean and bright.
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$191.00
image of Japanese Postcard Album with Lacquered Cover and Hand-Colored Real Photo Postcards

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Japan, 1910. Hardcover. Very Good -. 15 x 20 cm. album containing 52 postcards, 47 of them hand-colored. Black lacquer boards; front board illustrated with scene of a woman and a man painted in gilt and red. None of the postcards have been used and none have dates of publication. Some of the cards were… Read more
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$412.00