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The Sexual Life of Japan, Being an Exhaustive Study of the Nightless City. Or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku

By Becker, J. E. de

N.p.: Privately Printed. Third Edition . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 386 pages. Hardcover bound in yellow and black cloth. The binding is worn, and the headcap has a one inch split at the top of the front hinge. Spine is browned. The front inner hinge is just starting and a little shaken. Prior owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Endpapers foxed. The text is a little toned but generally clean and unmarked. No copyright date; circa 1920s. The front matter contains the Prefaces to the First and the Third editions.


Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army
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Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army

By Engels, Donald W.

Peabody, Mass.: University of California Press, 1978. Soft cover. Fine. 12mo. 194 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in brown wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within.


Yodogima in Feudalistic Japan

By Adams, I. William

New York: The Mikilosch Press, 1911. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 302 pages. Hardcover in red cloth. Binding has spotting at top edge of front board. EX-LIBRARY book, with full markings. Binding is soiled and worn. Bumping to headcap and the foot of spine. Paper has been rubbed away from front pastedown, where there is a card pocket and a yellow label pastedown for Carthage Public Library. There is pest damage near gutter. There are small holes through to page 11. Some pages are smudged, Occasional pencil marks.


The Nightless City, or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku

By J. E. De Becker

Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing, 1971. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. 386 pages. Hardcover with an orange dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket and book. A sound copy and clean within.


Japanese Etiquette

By Nkajima, Bun

Tokyo: Japan Travel Bureau, 1957. Second Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 12mo. 222 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a tan, gray and pink dust jacket. The jacket is worn and has a damp stain at the top left corner of the front panel near the spine. The book itself is clean within. Illustrated with 3 color photos, many black and white photos, and a few drawings.


???? ????NIHONGI:Chronicles of Japan From the Earliest Times to A.D.697 (Tuttle classics)

By Aston, W. G.

Boston, Rutland Vermont, and Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing, 2005. Soft cover. Near Fine. 12mo. 407, 443 pages, indexed in the last section. Soft cover bound in tan wrappers. There is an ink-stamped date of Jun 07, 2012 on the half title; otherwise a fresh, clean copy. Two volumes in one.


Foreigners in Mikadoland (Tut books, H)

By Harold S. Williams

Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Pub, 1983. Soft cover. Near Fine. 12mo. 310 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in red and blue wrappers. A nice, clean copy.


The Chronology of Ancient Wester Asia and Egypt. With a Synchronistic Table in Four Sheets.

By Van Der Meer, P.

Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1955. Second Edition. . Soft cover. Fair. 4to. 95 pages. Soft cover bound in tan wrappers. The binding is worn and is damped along the spine and at the top of the front cover. A sound copy. Text is toned but generally clean. Complete with the foldout sheet at the rear.



By Laros

Bethlehem, Pennyslvania: R. K. Laros Silk Company, 1926. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Large octavo. 47 pages. Hardcover bound in brown and black cloth. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding; there is a scuff mark on the front cover in th top left quadrant. A sound copy and clean within. Illustrated with lovely colorful drawings.


North Carolina's "China Connection," 1840-1949. A Record

By North Carolina China Council

N.p.: North Carolina China Council, 1981. Soft cover. Very Good. 12mo. 119 pages. Softcover in white and black covers. Covers are rubbed, with some scuffing. Text is clean and sound.


Sacred Tales of India

By Nath Neogi, Dwijendra

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1916. Hardcover. Very Good. P. Ghose. 12mo. 139 pages. Hardcover is bound in green cloth. Binding is rubbed. Rear board is spotted, has some dark spots. Prior owner's name on front pastedown. Occasional underlining in pencil. Occasional dog-eared pages. Text is otherwise sound.


Where Half the World is Waking Up: The Old and The New in Japan, China, the Phillipines, and India

By Poe, Clarence

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1911. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 276 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in burgundy cloth. Binding is moderately rubbed, with light soiling. Spine is a little faded, with bumping and fraying at headcap and foot. Illustrated with photos. The interior is sound and clean.


The Story of Thai Marriage Custom. Thailand Culture Series No. 13.

By Rajadhon, Phya Anuman.

Bangkok, Thailand: The National Culture Institute, 1956. Soft cover. Very Good. 16mo. 15 pages. Softcover bound in red stapled wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within.


Fundamentals of the Thai Language (Fourth Edition)

By Campbell, Stuart; [and] Chuan Shaweevongse

New York, Melbourne, and Kent, England: Paragon Book Gallery / F. W. Cheshire Pty. Ltd. / Bailey Bros. & Swinfen Ltd., 1957. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 523 pages. Dark blue or black hardcover. The binding shows heavy rubbing along the spine edges and has bumped corners. A sound copy and clean within.


South Park Street Cemetery, Calcutta: 1978-197

By Kahn, Aurelius; [and] Robert Wright; Jennifer J. Garwood

Calcutta: BACSA (British Association for Cemeteries in South, 1997. Third Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. 12mo. 28 pages. Soft cover bound in white and grey stapled wrappers. Moderate rubbing to the binding. There are a couple of stray ink marks on the outside covers. There is a small spot of damping at the foot of the spine, not affecting the inside. Interior is sound and clean. Illustrated. This is the 1997 edition.


The Most Important Thing

By David Gross

U.S.A.: 3P Press, 2008. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 272 pages. Soft cover bound in black and white wrappers. Light wear to the binding. Appears to be SiGNED by the author on the half title. Some very faint damping at the lower corner towards the rear. Author portrays his father's life fictionally from a Kentucky homestead to the War in Korea.


Simple Home Treatment By "Tsubo." With the Theory of Oriental Medicine.

By Tsubo. (Kaname Kakizaki, M. D.)

Hamamatsu, Japan: Oriental Medical System Co., 1977. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. 124 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in mustard yellow cloth with lettering in brown. There is a tiny dent on the bottom edge of the front cover; otherwise a fresh, clean copy with sharp corners and secure inner hinges. Text is clean. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. A technical book on acupuncture. The drawings are sometimes semi-erotic.


An Italian in Japan Paintings, Prints, and Scrolls from the 17th to the 19th Century... / Un Italiano in Giappone: Dipinti, Stampe, Pergamene Dal XVII Al XIX Secolo Dal Museo D'arte...

By Letts, Rosa Maria. / Museo d'Arte Orientale E. Chiossone

Italy: Electa, 1991. First Edition . Soft cover. Good. 4to. 153 pages. Softcover bound in white wrappers. The binding is rubbed and soiled but sound. The front cover has some written notations in blue ink. A sound copy with a sturdy binding. Clean within. Illustrated in color throughout.


Oriental Costumes, Their Designs and Colors

By Tilke, Max

New York: Brentano's Publishers, 1922. Hardcover. Good. Quarto. 128 pages on thick stock paper. Hardcover bound in orange cloth, recently rebacked with the original cloth spine trimmed and laid down. Binding rubbed. A sound copy. Illustrated throughout in color. UNDATED on the title and copyright pages, but the Preface is dated 1922. Includes color plates for costumes in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.


Victory at High Tide, the Inchon-Seoul Campaign

By Heinl, Robert Debs

Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1968. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 315 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. The binding is a bit dust-stained but is sound and shows moderate wear. Inner hinges secure. The text is clean. Map endpapers.


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