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The Flowery Kingdom and the Land of the Mikado:  Or, China, Japan and Corea
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The Flowery Kingdom and the Land of the Mikado: Or, China, Japan and Corea

By Northrop, Henry Davenport; Young, John Russell

Chicago: J. S. Ziegler. Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, front hinge tender, front boards have fine spray of ink stains, small lift-off and a few finger marks on title page.. 1894. Hardcover. Decorative green cloth binding with Asian scenes stamped in black, red, green, gilt, and yellow on front boards and spine. Rear boards stamped in blind. Marbled edges. Decorative endpapers. Introduction by Hon. John Russell Young, late American Minister to the Court of China. Profusely illustrated with engravings and phototypes. Title continued: Containing Their Complete History down the Present Time; Manners, Customs and Peculiarities of the People; Superstitions; Idol Worship; Industries; Natural Scenery, Etc. , Etc. ; Together with a Graphic Account of the War Between China and Japan, its Causes, Land and Naval Battles, Etc. , Etc. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 608 pages .

$75.00

Elephant Bill
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Elephant Bill

By Williams, J. H.

London: Rupert Hart-Davis. Good in Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, finger pull tear at top of spine. Jacket chipped and worn with tape repairs.. 1952. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth. Black and white photograph and illustrations. A memoir of an elephant officer in Burma and the agricultural and timber industries in the region during the early part of the 20th century. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 321 pages .

$15.00

Unearthing China\'s Past
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Unearthing China's Past

By Fontein, Jan; Wu, Tung

Boston: Museum of Fine Arts. Very Good; Spine sunned.. 1973. Softcover. Many black and white photos. Bibliography, chronology. Catalogue of an exhibition of Chinese archaeology and antiquities. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 240 pages .

$15.00

Caravans to Tartary
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Caravans to Tartary

By Michaud, Roland; Michaud, Sabrina

NY: The Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First American Edition. Hardcover. 067020384X . Brown boards. Measures 10.5 x 12 inches. 76 color photo reproductions. Unpaginated. Maps, illustrations. A photo-essay about the authors travels in Central Asia, documenting a 125-mile winter caravan by Kirghiz camel-drivers from Mulk Ali to Khanddoud, a journey along the south bank of the Amu Darya River (the Oxus) , the bazaars of Tashkurgan, a Turkemenian wedding, and horsemen of the steppes. .

$25.00

Sarawak Long Ago
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Sarawak Long Ago

By Chater, W. J.

Kuching, East Malaysia: Borneo Literature Bureau. Very Good; Edges rubbed.. 1969. First Printing. Softcover. Black and white photos and illustrations. A volume of Malaysian history with information on the development and growth of Kuching and Sarawak. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 120 pages .

$15.00

Photographic Works
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Photographic Works

By Chan, Che-Kin

Monterey Park, CA: Self Published. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed. 1982. Hardcover. A collection of the Chinese photographer's works. Foreword by Joseph P. Fallon, Jr. Bilingual edition in English and Chinese. Photos of people, landscapes, markets, wildlife, and landmarks from all over China, including Macau, Urumchi, Kunming, Mongolia, Peking, Sian, Soochow, and Hong Kong. WorldCat only locates three copies of this title and no copies offered for sale in the trade at time of listing. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$60.00

Burmese Timber Elephant
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Burmese Timber Elephant

By Gale, U Toke

Rangoon, Burma: Trade Corporation. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First Edition. Softcover. xv, 162pp, photos. Softcover with jacket. Obervations and behaviors of elephants trained and worked in the Burmese timber industry. .

$25.00

The West in the East from an American Point of View
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The West in the East from an American Point of View

By Collier, Price

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, nice bookplate on front pastedown.. 1914. Later Printing. Hardcover. Dark green cloth with titles in gilt on spine. The American author relates his observations from his travels in India, China, Japan, and Korea. ; 534 pages .

$15.00

British India
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British India

By Frazer, R. W.

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, front free endpaper missing, . hinges cracked, gift inscription on rear free endpaper.. 1897. First American Edition. Hardcover. Number 46 in The Story of the Nations series. Decorated green cloth. xviii, 399pp +[4]pp publisher's ads. Frontispiece folding map and numerous other black and white illustrations and decorative vignettes. ; The Story of the Nations; Vol. 46; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

The Strange Apotheosis of Sun Yat-Sen
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The Strange Apotheosis of Sun Yat-Sen

By Saggitarius

London: Heath Cranton Limited. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Foxing to endpapers, preliminaries, edges, . jacket tattered.. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Orange cloth binding. Bibliography. "Recent events, particularly the outbreak of Sino-Japanese hostilities, have convinced the writer of the desirability that the Sun Yat-sen "myth" should be exposed. It has, by its inculcation of xenophobia been a contributory cause to those hostilities. And if the Kuomintang survives in anything like its present form, it will continue to be a menace to foreign interests in China." ; 189 pages .

$40.00

A Short History of China:  An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient  Empire and People
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A Short History of China: An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient Empire and People

By Boulger, Demetrius Charles

London: Gibbings & Company, Ltd.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and heavily worn, usual library . stamps and markings.. 1900. Second Edition. Hardcover. Index, chronological table. Yellow cloth with red Chinese dragon center device on front boards and titles in gilt on spine. ; Ex-Library; 436 pages .

$20.00

The Land of the Veda:  Being Personal Reminiscences of India
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The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India

By Butler, Rev. William

NY: Phillips & Hunt. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, title page and pp. 15-16 loose and . tattered, owner name on front free endpaper. 1871. Ninth Edition. Hardcover. Title continued: Its People, Castes, Thugs, and Fakirs; Its Religions, Mythology, Principle Monuments, Palaces, and Mausoleums: Together with the Incidents of the Great Sepoy Rebellions, and its Results to Christianity and Civilization. Two page color map. 42 illustrations. Green gilt-blocked cloth binding. Top edges gilt. Glossary, index. ; 557 pages .

$40.00

British Strategy in the Far East, 1919-1939
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British Strategy in the Far East, 1919-1939

By Louis, William Roger

Oxford, England: Clarendon Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, edges foxed.. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0198223463 . Index, bibliography. Navy cloth binding. ; 284 pages .

$30.00

The Making of Pakistan
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The Making of Pakistan

By Symonds, Richard

London: Faber and Faber. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned.. 1950. Second Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Three maps. ; 227 pages .

$14.00

Jim Corbett\'s India
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Jim Corbett's India

By Corbett, Jim; Hawkins, R. E. (editor)

Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn and rear jacket flap . foxed.. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0192129686 . A selection of stories about nature, hunting, and life in northern India where Corbett lived for 72 years. ; 250 pages .

$20.00

The Durbar
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The Durbar

By Menpes, Dorothy; Menpes, Mortimer

London: Adam and Charles Black. Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards worn and dampstained at . rear top edge.. 1903. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Gray cloth with elaborate blue orange and gilt design of peacocks under a tree on front boards. Top edges gilt. 100 stunning color plates. xii, 210pp. A sumptuously illustrated account of the pomp and pageantry of the 1903 Delhi Durbar, a two-week celebration of the ascension of King Edward VII to the throne of Great Britain and as Emperor of India. Mortimer Menpes created the illustrations, while his daughter, Dorothy, recounts their travels aboard the S. S. Arabia to India and then to their luxurious camp to witness the processions of British and Indian dignitaries, falconers, military parades, elephants, camels, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$45.00

Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History
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Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History

Boston: Rand and Mann. Good with no dust jacket; Boards chipped at head and foot of spine, . corners rounded, spine cracked, some foxing.. 1849. Hardcover. Volume 9 of Parley's Cabinet Library. Original brown embossed cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Many engravings, including two-page frontispiece showing Chinese Encampment and a Saracen on horseback. [4] pages of publisher's ads at rear. ; Parley's Cabinet Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 320 pages .

$45.00

India at the Parting of the Ways:  Monarchy, Diarchy, or Anarchy?
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India at the Parting of the Ways: Monarchy, Diarchy, or Anarchy?

By Wyllie, Lt. -Col. John Alfred

London: Lincoln Williams. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, foxing to first and last several . leaves, owner names on front pastedown endpaper.. [1934]. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Foreword by Sir Michael F. O'Dwyer. Photos. .

$16.00

Roving through Southern China
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Roving through Southern China

By Franck, Harry A.

New York and London: The Century Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn and sunned, splits at head . and foot of spine, bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, spine cracked.. 1925. Hardcover. xxi, 649pp. Green decorative cloth. 171 photos. Folding color map of the author's travels around Southern China. .

$15.00

Life in Hutongs:  Through Intricate Alleyways in Beijing
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Life in Hutongs: Through Intricate Alleyways in Beijing

By Yantai, Shen; Changqing, Wang

Beijing, China: Foreign Languages Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 7119019171 . Photo illustrated boards. Preface by Liang Bingkun. Bilingual Chinese-English edition of this photoessay about life in Beijing's alleyways. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 190 pages .

$25.00

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