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image of India in 1924-25:  A Statement Prepared for Presentation to Parliament in  Accordance with the Requirements of the 26th Section of the Government of  India Act (5_6 Geo. V, Chap 61)

India in 1924-25: A Statement Prepared for Presentation to Parliament in Accordance with the Requirements of the 26th Section of the Government of India Act (5 & 6 Geo. V, Chap 61)

by Williams, L. F. Rushbrook

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Published
1925
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, front hinge cracked, government stamps on front free endpaper, pages toned, e
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Calcutta, India: Government of India, Central Publication Brand. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, front hinge cracked, . government stamps on front free endpaper, pages toned, endpapers foxed.. 1925. Hardcover. xvii, 435pp. Red cloth. Folding maps and other illustrations. Comprehensive overview of India in 1924 regarding external relations, economics, politics, trade, sociology, criminal justice, agriculture,… Read more
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Apricot Cheeks and Almond Eyes

by Wimsatt, Genevieve

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Published
1939
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription in gutter of title page.
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First Edition
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$20.00

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NY: Columbia University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription in gutter of title page.. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. xviii, 123pp, illustrations. Blue cloth binding with printed paper spine label. A biography of Empress Yang of the Southern Sung Dynasty in China. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .
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The Love of the Samurai: A Thousand Years of Japanese Homosexuality

by Watanabe, Tsuneo; Iwata, Jun'ichi

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Published
1989
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Sticker ghost on front free endpaper.
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1st English Language Edition
ISBN
9780854491155
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$17.00

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London: GMP Publishers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Sticker ghost on front free endpaper.. 1989. 1st English Language Edition. Hardcover. 0854491155 . Pictorial boards. Translated from the Japanese by D. R. Roberts. Chronology, notes, glossary, illustrations, including color plates. "Uncovers the deeply embedded cultural traditions of homosexuality in Japanese society", including the theatre, in monasteries, and… Read more
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image of Living Villages:  How Modern Hong Kong's Rural Legacy is Being Kept Alive

Living Villages: How Modern Hong Kong's Rural Legacy is Being Kept Alive

by Sinclair, Kevin; O'Young, Anneliese; Lui, Prudence

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Published
2007
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly shelfworn.
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First Edition
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9789621793959
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$20.00

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Hong Kong: SCMP Book Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly shelfworn.. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. 9789621793959 . Three reporters from the South China Morning Post describe some of the rural villages in Hong Kong, in the East New Territories, West New Territories, and Islands. Many color photos. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"… Read more
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Guide to Viet-Nam

by Sales, Jeanne M.

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Published
1974
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Very Good; Covers worn and foxed, spine sunned, owner name on title page.
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First Edition
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American Women's Association of Saigon. Very Good; Covers worn and foxed, spine sunned, owner name on title page.. 1974. First Edition. Softcover. v, 297pp. Folding map at rear, and many other maps, illustrations, and photos. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .
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Reflections in a Log Pond: Collected Writings

by Klausner, William J.

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Published
1974
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Very Good; Owner name on front free endpaper, pages toned.
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Second Edition
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Bangkok: Suksit Siam. Very Good; Owner name on front free endpaper, pages toned.. 1974. Second Edition. Softcover. Articles about Thai culture. Black and white photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages .
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A Pocket Guide to Vietnam

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Published
1962
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Very Good; Covers rubbed.
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First Edition
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Department of Defense. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Color illustrated stapled card covers. vi, 94pp. Many photos and illustrations. Booklet prepared for American military personnel during Vietnam War written by Dept. of Defense's Armed Forces Information and Education. Describes Vietnamese culture, history, military uniforms, and basic vocabulary. .
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Ancient Secrets of Perception: Rocks from the Scholar's Studio

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Published
2003
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Very Good; Covers scuffed.
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Hong Kong and London: Grace Wu Bruce. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. 2003. Softcover. Photo-illustrated stapled card covers. Measures 4 x 8 inches. Many color photos. Gallery catalogue from 2003 exhibitions in London and Hong Kong of scholars rocks. 26 scholars rocks described and photographed. A scholar's rock featured prominently in Bong Joon Ho's wonderful 2019 film … Read more
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National Museum, Kuala Lumpur: History and Culture of Malaysia

by Harris, Mark

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Published
1990
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.
ISBN
9789839629125
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$40.00

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Syarikat S. Abdul Majeed. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1990. Hardcover. 9839629123 . Many color photos by Zainuddin Zainal. Bibliography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 88 pages .
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image of Costumes of Upper Burma and the Shan States in the Collection of Bankfield  Museum, Halifax

Costumes of Upper Burma and the Shan States in the Collection of Bankfield Museum, Halifax

by Innes, R. A.

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Published
1957
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Very Good; Used book label on front cover, covers rubbed.
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Halifax Museums. Very Good; Used book label on front cover, covers rubbed.. 1957. Softcover. Index, glossary, illustratins, photos. ; 58 pages .
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image of Japan, through the Eyes of E. S. Morse:  Peabody Museum of Salem, E. S.  More Collection

Japan, through the Eyes of E. S. Morse: Peabody Museum of Salem, E. S. More Collection

by Tetsuo, Ohara (editor)

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Published
1989
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Very Good; Covers scuffed.
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Tokyo: Shogakukan. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. 1989. Softcover. Text in Japanese. Many color photos. A collection of circa 1900s Japanese artifacts, photos, and artwork collected by Edwin Sylvester Morse. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall .
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Studies in Indian Folk Culture: Folk-Songs, Folk-Arts, and Folk-Literature

by Gupta, Sankar Sen (editor) ; Upadhyaya, K. D. (editor)

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Published
1964
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Corners rounded, owner name, jacket tattered and has one large tear.
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Calcutta, India: Indian Publications. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Corners rounded, owner name, jacket tattered and has one large tear.. 1964. Hardcover. Indian Publications Folklore Series No. 3. White boards. vii (preface and table of contents); xvi (general editorial); 189pp. .
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Tibet: A Handbook

by Hoffmann, Helmut

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Published
1986
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed.
Edition
First Edition; Second Printing
ISBN
9780877501800
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Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1986. First Edition; Second Printing. 0877501807 xv, 246pp. Gray cloth titled in gilt. Foreword by Denis Sinor. Scholarly examination of Tibetan geography, language, history, literature, politics, religion, social structure, economics, and Tibet in exile. ; Indiana University… Read more
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Japan and the California Problem

by Iyenaga, T. ; Sato, Kenoske

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Published
1921
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, lower corners bumped, page tops soiled, spine faded.
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First Edition
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New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, lower corners bumped, page tops . soiled, spine faded.. 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. vi, 249pp, index. Navy cloth titled in gilt. The authors examine Japanese immigration to the United States and offer their pseudoscientific racial and cultural theories. ; 8vo 8" -… Read more
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Index to the Secret History of the Mongols

by De Rachewiltz, Igor

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Published
1972
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Very Good; Covers rubbed.
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780877501664
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Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1972. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 9780877501664 . A complete listing of words and occurrences in the Secret History. ; Uralic and Altaic Series; Vol. 121; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 347 pages .
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image of The Flowery Kingdom and the Land of the Mikado:  Or, China, Japan and Corea

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

by Northrop, Henry Davenport; Young, John Russell

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Published
1894
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, front hinge tender, front boards have fine spray of ink stains, small lift-off a
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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… Read more
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Elephant Bill

by Williams, J. H.

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Published
1952
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Good in Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, finger pull tear at top of spine. Jacket chipped and worn with tape repairs.
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Seventh Printing
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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… Read more
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Caravans to Tartary

by Michaud, Roland; Michaud, Sabrina

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780670203840
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$25.00

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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… Read more
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Sarawak Long Ago

by Chater, W. J.

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Published
1969
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Very Good; Edges rubbed.
Edition
First Printing
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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 .
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Photographic Works

by Chan, Che-Kin

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Published
1982
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.
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$60.00

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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… Read more
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