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Japanese Art in World Perspective

by Terada, Toru

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Published
1976
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Fine
Edition
1st English Edition
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New York & Tokyo: Weatherhill & Heibonsha, 1976. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. The Heibonsha Survey of Japanese Art. Translated by Thomas Guerin. Original patterned cloth. Gold endpapers. 161 pp. Cropping to flaps, 3/4" tear to head of rear joint, and light bumping to extremities of dust jacket, else a fine copy. This revealing book,… Read more
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I Protest!

by Duncan, David Douglas

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Published
1968
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: The New American Library, 1968. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. First printing stated. Soft cover. Unpaginated, approx 127 pp. B&W photos. Some edge wear and spot of wear to spine. These photographs were shot during the siege at Khe Sanh, by combat photographer David Duncan.
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The Chinese and Japanese Repository of Facts and Events in Science, History, and Art Relating to Eastern Asia

by Summers, Reverend J. And Dr. Reinhold Rost

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Near Fine
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London: Messrs. W.H. Allen & Co. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. 1846-5. Scarce. Three volumes bound in one, with 8 issues total. Various pagination. Includes Volume I: No. 12 (June 1864); Volume II: No. 13 (August 1864), No. 14 (September 1864), No. 15 (October 1864), No. 16 (November 1846), and No. 17 (December 1864); Volume III: No.… Read more
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Beyond the Crimson Morning: Reflections from a Journey Through Contemporary China

by Ryga, George

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1979. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo (tall). Quarter black cloth, teal paper boards. Map endpapers. 204 pp. [16] pp. B&W photo plates. Bruising to spine ends and corners. Some fading to endpapers at hinges. Dust jacket is price clipped, bumped and lightly worn at extremities. Darkening to spine. A rich and provocative memoir… Read more
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Gi Il: Chakhan Mokja

by Yoo, Young Sik

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Published
2012
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Near Fine
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[Mississauga, Ont.]: Society for Korean and Related Studies, 2012. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Scarce. Two volumes, a heavy set. Most text in Korean. Pictorial paper boards, in matching dust jackets. Volume 1: 955 p.p. Bumping to spine ends. Light bumping to spine of dust jacket. Volume 2: 910 p.p. Some light bumping to edges of boards… Read more
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Paris: Editions Albert Morance. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. French. Grey stiff card wraps, sewn and glued binding. [n.d., ca. 1922 per WorldCat]. 152 p.p. [12] duotone plates, incl. frontis, w/ tissue guards. Darkening to spine and edges, bumping to extremities, 2" crack to spine head, a few short tears. A directory of Japanese art prints and engravings, with… Read more
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National Unity: The South Asian Experience

by Israel, Milton [editor]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New Delhi: Promilla & Co., Publishers, 1983. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription by editor to ffep. First edition. Original blue cloth. xiii, 247 p.p. Bumping to corners, some light wear to covers. Dust jacket is bumped at extremities. Some of the best brains in the world of social sciences have contributed to… Read more
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Outrageous Grace: A Story of Tragedy and Forgiveness

by Fabian, Grace

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Published
2011
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Fine
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Greenville, South Carolina: Ambassador International, 2011. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription from author to half-title. Third edition. Soft cover. 206 p.p. B&W photos. Laid in pamphlet. The story of the wife of a missionary translator whose husband was murdered in Papua New Guinea who must deal with the grief of the tragedy and attempt to make… Read more
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Diary of a Miracle

by Hobbs, Kenneth C.

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Published
2000
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Whitby: Self-Published, 2000. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by author to first page. Soft cover. 248 p.p., [8] p.p. colour photo plates. Small stain to tail edge of text block, else a fine copy. This is the story of the first introduction of measles vaccine into India in any significant quantity, along with the trials… Read more
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Fragments of Grace: My Search For Meaning in the Strife of South Asia

by Constable, Pamela

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Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Harper & Row, 2004. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription to half-title. First edition stated. Full burgundy cloth. xvii, 253 p.p., [16] p.p. colour photographs. Light bumping to spine ends, else fine. DJ in near fine condition.
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The Nanking Massacre: 70 Years of Amnesia

by Canada Association For Learning and Preserving the History of WWII in Asia

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Near Fine
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Toronto: Toronto Alpha. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8" x 8" [2007]. Soft cover. 205 p.p. Text in English and Chinese. Sunning to spine, crease to lower corner of rear cover. Commemorates the 70th anniversary of the massacre of Nanking, China by Japanese soldiers in 1937.
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Hongkong: The Island Between

by Rand, Christopher

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. First edition stated. Purple geometric paper boards. 244 p.p. Rubbing to extremities. Dust jacket is price clipped, has a few short tears and small chips, wear and darkening to extremities. Notation in black crayon to inside of rear cover. This is a gifted reporter's impression… Read more
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Tibet: Escape from the Roof of the World

by Glogowski, Dieter and Franz Binder

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Published
2008
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Fine
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Munich: C.J. Bucher Publishing, 2008. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. Orig. blue cloth, 167pp. Illustrated. About fine in a near fine d/w. Photographic essay on Tibetan refugees who cross the Himalayas into Dharamsala in hopes of a peaceful future. This essay tackles these questions.
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The Cambridge History of China, Volume 10: Late Ch'ing 1800-1911

by Fairbank, John K.

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1978. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Taupe cloth boards, red spine label and gilt lettering to spine. xvi, 713 p.p. B&W illustrations and maps in text. Light foxing to edges of text block. Text is clean and free of markings. Dust jacket sunned to spine, a few short tears and creases at head,… Read more
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The Cambridge History of China, Volume 3: Sui and T'ang China, 589-906, Part I.

by Twitchett, Denis [editor]

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
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London: Cambridge University Press, 1979. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo. Taupe cloth boards, red spine label and gilt lettering to spine. xx, 850 p.p. B&W illustrations in text. Light foxing to edges of text block. Text is clean and free of markings. Dust jacket sunned to spine, chipped to spine head and upper corner of front cover, a… Read more
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West of the Golden Gate

by Harrison Beckmann, Frank

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Published
1936
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Boston: The Stratford Company, 1936. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. SIGNED with inscription to FFEP. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and decoration to front board. xii, 257 p.p. [24 duotone plates, incl. frontis]. 56 photographs. Light bumping and chafing to spine ends, rubbing to corners. Small stain to lower fore edge of text… Read more
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Mao Zedong

by Spence, Jonathan

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Published
1999
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Near Fine
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New York: A Lipper/Viking Book, 1999. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. A Penguin Life. Eighth printing. Quarter cream cloth and pictorial black and red paper boards, red lettering to spine. Dust jacket has cutout window. xv, [5], 188 p.p. Bumping to spine ends. Spine tilted. Dust jacket sunned at spine, bumped at spine head. From humble origins… Read more
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Marines in Hue City: A Portrait of Urban Combat, Tet 1968

by Hammel, Eric

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Published
2007
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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St. Paul, Minnesota: Zenith Press, 2007. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. Full black cloth boards, white lettering to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 168 p.p. Numerous photos in colour and B&W. Very minor rubbing to corners. Dust jacket has minor chafing to edges. Near fine overall.The Battle for Hue became one of the most important of the… Read more
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Theatre in The East: A Survey of Asian Dance and Drama

by Bowers, Faubion

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1956. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Quarter red cloth with blue cloth boards, brown spine lables and gilt lettering and pointelle decoration to spine. Gilt letting and mask device to upper front board. Pictorial endpapers. x, 374 p.p. Slight sunning to edges. Dust jacket has chip to spine head, short tears to… Read more
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Imperial China: Photographs 1850-1912

by Worswick, Clark and Jonathan Spence

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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New York: Penwick Publishing, 1978. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 11" x 9" Oblong. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and Chinese characters to front board. 151 p.p. Fully illustrated with duotone photographs throughout. Yellow endpapers. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP. Bumping and wear to corners and spine ends, creasing to joints. Dust jacket bumped at… Read more
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