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Best of Friends: The Restaurant
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Best of Friends: The Restaurant

By Auer, Gustav

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Mith Samlanh/Friends, 2011 'Friends' is a restaurant which opened its doors in 2001 as part of a training initiative of the Cambodian non-government organisation Mith Samlanh/Friends. The initiative trains former street kids in the skills of hospitality in an environment that encourages self-confidence and self-expression. Glossy white soft cover with the blue symbol of the organization to front, inspiring full-colour photographs and paintings illustrate the book throughout, 126 pages. Light crease to top free corner of front cover. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Sixth Edition. Soft Cover in Wraps. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$48.00

Towards a Total Rvolution
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Towards a Total Rvolution

By Ram, Suresh

Thanjavur, Madras State: Sarvodaya Prachuralayam, 1968 A Documentary of Vinobaji's Toofan Yatra in Bihar. Ram accompanied Vinobaji throughout his sojourn from September to December 1965 and gives a vivid account of this historic pilgrimage for an economic revolution. Yellow card cover to front with black titling and white to back with black and white photograph of Vinobaji, 122 pages. Light age darkening and rubbing to cover, light bumps to free corners, previous owner's name to first page. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Card Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

Catalogue of the Exhibition of Individualists and Eccentrics
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Catalogue of the Exhibition of Individualists and Eccentrics

Toronto, Canada: Royal Ontario Museum, University of Toronto, 1963 The Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Finalyson Collection of Chinese Paintings. 1963 - 1964. Glossy card cover illustrated with black and white reproduction, text illustrated with many black and white reproductions, 80 pages. Light age darkening and light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Process: Architecture 38 - Japanese Designers: Home and Abroad
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Process: Architecture 38 - Japanese Designers: Home and Abroad

By Murotani, Bunji, Publisher

Tokyo: Process Architecture Publishing Co., Ltd., 1983 Process: Architecture, Volume 38, June 1983. Text in both English and Japanese. This edition attempts to answer two important questions concerning Japanese design: what makes Japanese design what it is and how does the Japanese designer think? Colourfully illustrated grey soft cover with red and purple titling, colour and black & white illustrations and photographs throughout, 168 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, otherwise book is in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.00

Goa Freaks: My Hippie Years in India
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Goa Freaks: My Hippie Years in India

By Odzer, Cleo

New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1995 A "lively and unique document of 1970s-style hedonism," follows the further adventures of Cleo Odzer's life in India, which she started in her first book, "Patpong Sisters: An American Woman's View of the Bankkok Sex World." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with pink and white titling, frontispiece is a black and white map, illustrated with a cluster of eight pages of black and white photographs at centre of book, 335 pages. Cover has light edge wear, light shelf wear, 1.5" crease to upper rear cover, lightly soiled text block edges, pale stain to pp. 245-7 otherwise text appears to be clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Journey, A: An Account of the Life of Peter Ho Van May, Vietnamese Refugee and Catholic Priest in Canada
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Journey, A: An Account of the Life of Peter Ho Van May, Vietnamese Refugee and Catholic Priest in Canada

By Taggart, Gilbert

Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, 2006 Inscribed by Rev. Peter Ho, subject of the biography. Written by Gilbert Taggart, retired professor of French language and linguistics at Concordia University, this is the story of the life of Vietnamese refugee, Peter Ho Van May, starting in the rice fields of the Mekong Delta all the way to Victoria, B.C., Canada. Illustrated tan soft cover with brown titling on spine and front, inscribed on half-title page by Rev. Peter Ho, colour frontispiece, illustrated at rear with five pages of photographs, text is large print, 196 pages. With the exception of negligible shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Asian Food Feasts
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Asian Food Feasts

By Shepard, Sigrid M.

Vancouver, B. C.: Douglas & McIntyre Subtitled on cover: "A treasure trove of Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Indonesian and Middle Eastern Cookery with over 800 illustrated, easy-to-make recipes." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white titling on front, black titling on white spine, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, 451 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, a few small, pale spots on darkened text block edge, previous owner's name and inscription in ink on title page, small note in red ink on rear end paper, and the name of the corresponding recipe is underlined in red on page 190, otherwise interior of book appears to be clean, binding is tight. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Illus. by Putman, Margaret V.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$60.00

Finding Lien
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Finding Lien

By Logan, R. Bruce

Victoria, B.C.: Black Rose Writing, 2016 The first novel by writer of award winning memoir "Back to Vietnam: Tours of the Heart". Softcover, 229 pages. In as new condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. As New/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Proceedings of the Nitobe-Ohira Memorial Conference on Japanese Studies, Panel 2: Japanese Buddhist Art
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Proceedings of the Nitobe-Ohira Memorial Conference on Japanese Studies, Panel 2: Japanese Buddhist Art

By Matsumoto, Moritaka, Editor

Vancouver, B.C.: Institute of Asian Research, U.B.C., 1984 A transcript of the proceedings of the Nitobe-Ohira Memorial Conference on Japanese Studies, Panel 2: Japanese Buddhist Art, held at the University of British Columbia on May 23 to 25, 1984. Pale blue card cover with black typed titling on front, black plastic coil binding, black and white illustrations, 419 pages. Cover has edge wear, significant shelf wear with light creases to front, more significant creases to back, cover generally clean, wear to upper and lower spine ends, lower text block edge has some soiling and spots of discolouration, interior of book is clean. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Coil Binding. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

Once and Forever: The Tales of Kenji Miyazawa
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Once and Forever: The Tales of Kenji Miyazawa

By Miyazawa, Kenji

Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1997 First paperback edition. Translated from the Japanese by John Bester, this is a compilation of twenty-four of the best stories of Kenji Miyazawa, ranging from cautionary tales to small prose poems, from social satire to unmistakable tragedy. Black soft cover with white titling, in a dust jacket illustrated by Keisuke Serizawa, text illustrated with small black and white illustrations on title pages of each story, 273 pages. Dust jacket, which is price-clipped, has sun fading to spine and adjacent edges, light shelf wear and light creases, text block edges slightly darkened, book is clean, bright and tight - an attractive copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$30.00

Thirty-Six Stratagems
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Thirty-Six Stratagems

By Xuanming, Wang

Singapore: Asiapac Books Translated by Koh Kok Kiang and Liu Yi. " Wang Xuanming's pioneering work in illustrating the 36 Strategems in comics has breathed life into these Chinese military strategies perfected through a few thousand years of battlefield tactics, political intrigue and human ingenjity and folly." A volume of Asiapac Comic Series. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with French flaps, blue titling, text in English with some in Chinese, black and white illustrations throughout, 230 pages, several pages of publisher's advertising at back. Cover has minor shelf wear, some slight discolouration to text block edge, light bump to lower back corner which continues through approximately 20 pages. This is an attractive book - clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Xuanming, Wang. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Companion to the Anthropology of Japan
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Companion to the Anthropology of Japan

By Robertson, Jennifer, Editor

Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2005 Book is a volume of "Blackwell Companions to Anthropology." Book is "an unprecedented collection of original essays by some of the field's most distinguished scholars of Japan which, taken together, offer a comprehensive overview of the field." Colourfully illustrated black and green soft cover with white titling, 518 pages. Book is in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Rhetoric of Immediacy, The: A Cultural Critique of Chan/Zen Buddhism
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Rhetoric of Immediacy, The: A Cultural Critique of Chan/Zen Buddhism

By Faure, Bernard

Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1994 Book "offers the best narration in English of the role that magicians, healers, jesters, relics, mummies, dreams, funerals, deities, and mundane rituals play in a tradition that lays claim to emptiness." Illustrated pink and white soft cover with white titling, a few black and white illustrations, 401 pages. Book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Earlly Kamakura Buddhism: A Minority Report
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Earlly Kamakura Buddhism: A Minority Report

By Morrell, Robert E.

Asian Humanities Press/Jain Publishing Co., 1987 Foreword by Minoru Kiyota. Though his work is basically textual and historical rather than doctrinal, Morrell has broken new ground in the study of Japanese Buddhism, combining the discipline of literature and Buddhist studies. Illustrated yellow soft cover with black titling, a few black and white illustrations, 187 pages. This is a handsome little volume, in nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Japanese Buddhism
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Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Japanese Buddhism

By Stone, Jacqueline I.

Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawai'i Press, 2003 Kuroda Institute Studies in East Asian Buddhism 12. "A brilliant presentation and analysis of an influential discourse in Japanese Buddhism, religion, and culture...the new benchmark for all susequent inquirirs on this topic." Tan soft cover with white titling, 544 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, minor smudges to lower text block edge, book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Anthology of Chinese Ceramics, An
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Anthology of Chinese Ceramics, An

By Hong Kong Museum of Art

Hong Kong: Urban Council, 1985 Written in English and Chinese, this is a catalogue for an exhibition held at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, October 21 - December 21, 1980. 5th Festival of Asian Arts, jointly presented by the Min Chiu Society and the Urban Council, Hong Kong. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, illustrated with black and white and colour plates, 203 pages. Tiny spot on upper text block edge; dust jacket has light shelf wear. This is a very handsome book in lovely condition. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$160.00

Making of Modern India, The
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Making of Modern India, The

By Macnichol, Nicol

London: Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, 1924 By the author of "Indian Theism," "Psalms of Maratha Saints," etc. this book aims "to provide some material by which to estimate the character of the forces that are making the new India, and the direction in which these forces are carrying her." Dark blue cloth, gilt titling on spine, simple blind-stamped border front and back, 235 pages. Corners and spine ends have minor wear, foxing spots to text block edges and end papers, previous owner's name in ink on end paper, text is clean and tight. Dust jacket has edge wear, spine ends have open and closed tears, spine and edges sunned, foxing spots front and back. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Catalogue of Archaeological Materials in the Department of Archaeology of Western Asia, Part 5: Prehistoric Pottery from Telul eth-Thalathat, Iraq

By Nishiaki, Yoshihiro

Tokyo: University Museum/University of Tokyo, 2000 University Museum, The University of Tokyo Material Reports No. 38. Yellow card cover with black Titling and text inn English and Japanese, illustrated with black and white plates throughout, 175 pages. Ink stamp from the Library of the Royal British Columbia Museum on front cover. Book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Indo Surf & Lingo: Surf Spots, Language & Travel Tips
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Indo Surf & Lingo: Surf Spots, Language & Travel Tips

By Neely, Peter

Australia: Peter Neely The original surfer's guidbook to Indonesian surf spots & language, first published 1992; this printing 26th Revised Edition. Learn Indonesian surfing words, greetings, pronunciation, numbers, money, etc; learn about surf spots in Bali, Java, Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumatra, Sumba, Timor, Roti; etc., travel tips include information on bargaining, what to bring, restaurants, malaria & black magic, health care, the right surfboards, etc. Colourful soft cover, colour illustrations throughout, 88+ pages. Book comes with over $70 worth of vouchers for free drinks, gifts & discounts. Cover has light shelf wear, otherwise this attractive book is in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers) A Puppet Play

By Izumo, Takeda, Miyoshi kShoraku & Namiki Senryu

Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Co. Publishers, 1981 Editor: Wm. Theodore De Bary, translator: Donald Keene. Chushingura. also known as the story of forty-six (or forty-seven) ronin, is the most famous and perenially popular of all Japanese dramas Colourfully illustrated tan soft cover with red and black titling, 183 pages. Front upper corner has small bumped which extends through the first twenty pages or so; read lower corner bumped and extends through entire book, cover has light shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight and appears to be unread. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

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