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Tales of Old Japan

by A. B. Mitford

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1871
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Very Good
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$400.00

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Riviere binding in half red morocco over patterned moire with bull gilt motif to head for William Wickham with his initial to foot of spine & bookplate to front pastedowns. Top edges gilt; others uncut. Vol. I xii, 277 pp. vol II [vii], 272 pp. with various wood block illustrations. Foxing throughout ( see e.g. image 5). 5… Read more
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$400.00
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Index to Characters in Williams' Dictionary

by S. Wells Williams

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Published
1874
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Very Good
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$200.00

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Only the index, being a part of Williams' "A Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language," and as such pagination starts at 1151 to 1250. This includes List of the Radicals and Characters in this Dictionary arranged by their Radicals. Half dark blue morocco with gilt rule over marbled boards; 2 raised bands, gilt particulars, and previous owner's name to spine.… Read more
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Tome Premier--Etudes; Tome Second--Catalogue; Comprenant egalement des armes de Perse, de Turquie et de quelques autres pays. Large quarto in wraps. Pages uncut. Black and white illustrations throughout. Vol. 1: xxiii, 317 pp., 36 plates; Vol. 2: 290, 84 plates. All shipments through USPS Priority Mail.
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$300.00
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Linen backed on rollers. Scale 1 : 2,000,000. 25 x 44 inches.
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$440.00
image of The travels of Marco Polo, a Venetian, in the thirteenth century : being a description, by that early traveller, of remarkable places and things, in the eastern parts of the world

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Full hatched calf. Marbled edges & end-papers. lxxx, 781, [3] pages. Folded map of Asia as frontispiece ; 28 cm. A nice tight copy recased in calf about its centenary. Renewed hinges again starting but still quite firm. Bookplate unceremoniously removed from front paste down.
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The Holy Cities of Arabia

by Eldon Rutter

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1930
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Very Good
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$150.00

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Fine, clean, tight copy without previous owners' names or markings. Deckle edge. First single-volume edition.
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$150.00
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The Helena Rubinstein Collection

by Parke-Bernet Galleries

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Auction catalogue for the Helena Rubinstein Collection, which took place on April 21 and 29, 1966. Protected in glassine. Paper wraps with text. Black and white and color photographs throughout. [x] 250 pp. 7 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches.
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image of A Birds-Eye View of India, with extracts from a journal kept in the provinces, Nepal, &c.

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Full deeply grained red morocco. Gilt particulars to front, rear, and spine. Gilt dentelles. Gilt edges. Inscription "From the author March 1857." on verso of front fly. Written by the late chief-justice of Bombay. Occasional foxing to first and last pages. Otherwise nice copy without previous owners' names or marking. viii, 277pp. 4.3 x 6.6 in.
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$350.00
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Blue cloth. Guilt title and device to cover. viii-329 pp and illustrations. 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.
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Picture Book of 'A Dream of Red Mansions' by Sun Wen of the Qing Dynasty

by Edited by Lushun Museum, translated by Han Dan

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Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
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$175.00

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Oversize volume (13.75 x 12.75 inches). Unpaginated. String-bound pictorial wraps. Accordion fold textblock. Bump to lower right corner. Housed in tri-fold chemise. Quarter cloth over pictorial boards with cut out, please see image. Some wear to corners.Otherwise, a very nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.
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Nazo to Kotonawa (Riddles & Proverbs)

by Kunio Yanagita

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Published
1952
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Very Good
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$120.00

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In Japanese only. Extensive explanation. A compilation for students. Presented to VdeG by the Folklore Institut of Japan. Slipcase in good condition. Very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. pp. 269, 2.
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Junks and Sampans of the Upper Yangtze

by G. R. G. Worcester

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Published
1940
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Very Good
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$400.00

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Nicely bound in quarter black morocco over beveled moiré boards, gilt particulars to cover and spine, dark green end papers, 40 leaves of plates, some folded, some color, illustrations and photographs; frontispiece with tissue guard: photograph by Rev A. E. Owen titled "Crooked-Stern" Junk, 96 pages plus epilogue. Government publication, narrative of the various types of junks operating on the… Read more
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Buddhist Cave Temples of India

by R. S. Wauchope

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Quarter red cloth over red paper covered. Some pages uncut. Fifty-one plates. A nice serviceable copy. ; Small 4to ; ix, 121 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$95.00
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Attractively bound half black pebbled cloth over patterned paper. Paper label with inked particulars to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Nice clean copies.; Small 4to; 98; xv, 206 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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$165.00
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Vicitrakarnikavadanoddhrta. A collection of Buddhist legends. Nevari text.

by Edited and translated by Hans Jorgensen

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
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$187.50

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Blue pebbled cloth with gilt particulars to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Oxygen darkening to front and end fly papers, otherwise, a very nice, clean copy without further markings. ; Oriental Translation Fund New Series; 8vo ;… Read more
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Grammatik der Prakrit-Sprachen.

by R. Pischel

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Published
1900
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Very Good
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$100.00

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Black cloth. Gilt partial title to spine. Some foxing along top edge. Decorative endpapers. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. A very nice, very clean copy without further markings. ; Grundriss der Indo-Arischen Philologie und Altertumskunde. I. Band, 8. Heft.;… Read more
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History of Indian and Eastern Architecture. Revised and edited, with additions. Two volume set.

by James Fergusson; James Burgess and R. Phene Spiers

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Revised Edition
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$180.00

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Oxblood cloth with decoration and title blind-stamped to front covers. Gilt particulars to spines; wear to spine of vol. I. Top edges gilt. Adhesive remnants to front pastedowns of both volumes; pencil markings to front pastedown of vol. II. Gutters of vol. II cracked. Some foxing to first and last few pages of both… Read more
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Tibetan Buddhistology

by Shyuki Yoshimura

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
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$205.00

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Kyoto: Research Society for the Eastern Sacred Books, Ryukoku University. Very Good. 1953. Full blue cloth. Title gilt to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. A very nice and clean copy. ; Small 4to; xiv, 52, 47 pages; All shipments through… Read more
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Avesta Reader. Texts, notes, glossary and index.

by Hans Reichelt

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Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
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$160.00

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Very Good. 1911. Full blue cloth. Gilt particulars to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Penciled scholia throughout. Notes of previous owner loose to book. A clean, serviceable copy. ; tall 8vo; xiii, 304 pages; All shipments through USPS… Read more
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Very Good. 1902. Full purple cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Black painted endpapers. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. A neat and serviceable copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vii, 261 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority… Read more
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$120.00