Asian Studies

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Wing Chun Gung Fu

Wing Chun Gung Fu

by Williams, Randy

Buddhism and Society

Buddhism and Society

by Spiro, Melford E

Transactions

Transactions

by Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch

SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET: MY LIFE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER

SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET: MY LIFE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER

by Harrer, Heinrich; Fleming, Peter [introduction]; Graves, Richard [translator]

London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1953. First UK Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 288 pages; G+/G+; spine black and blue pictorial, with black and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners slightly bumped; some wear to jacket joints; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; small closed tear at lower edge of jacket back; price uncut '16s'; spine cocked; some discoloration to front board; some light-colored soiling to back board; upper edge... Read more
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$200.00
ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN INDO-CHINA [THREE VOLUMES]

ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN INDO-CHINA [THREE VOLUMES]

by Janse, Olov Robert T

New Haven; Bruges: Harvard; St. Catherine Press, 1947, 1951, 1958. First Editions. Hardcover. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG/VG; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with a mylar covering, prices uncut, mild wear and age-toning; interiors clean; scarce as a complete set; shelved above Ancient Civilizations. Volume 1: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: General Considerations and plates.; Vol. 2: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: description & comparative study... Read more
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$2400.00
Asian Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, 1 December 2008, Parts I and II [2 volumes]

Asian Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, 1 December 2008, Parts I and II [2 volumes]

Hong Kong: Christie's, 2008. Softcover. Small quarto; pp 364+420; VG/paperback; white spines with black text; 2 parts [2 volumes]; volumes in clear white slipcase; Slipcase has edgewear, 3" closed tear along bottom-left edge of slipcase, loosened right most portioned of slipcase; covers have minimal wear to exteriors; intact panels; text blocks show minimal clean; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited... Read more
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$37.50
Japan's Quest for Autonomy: National Security and Foreign Policy, 1930-1938

Japan's Quest for Autonomy: National Security and Foreign Policy, 1930-1938

by Crowley, James B

Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1966. Hardcover. Octavo; VG-/G; dark green spine with beige text; dust jacket exterior shows slight soiling due to handling; minor chips to corners; two previous bookshop's price stickers to front flap; light age tone to flap edges; inside dj illustrated; cloth has clean exterior; tight binding; strong boards; text block exterior edges show mild wear and tone; light offsetting to endpapers; interior very good; pp 428 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in... Read more
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$93.75
Weak and Strong States in Asia-Pacific Societies

Weak and Strong States in Asia-Pacific Societies

by Dauvergne, Peter [edited by]

NSW: Allen & Unwin Australia Pty. Ltd, 1998. First Edition. Softcover. 10mo; G/paperback; white spine with black text; first edition; covers have minimal wear; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact binding; text block exterior edges show some smudges; slight defect to front hinge; brownish damp stains to lower fore edges to pp 63-92; minor cracking to gutter to pp 92-93; otherwise interior pages good; illustrated; pp 214 This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X. 1353743. FP New... Read more
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$30.00
INDIRA GANDHI RETURNS [SIGNED BY INDIRA GANDHI]

INDIRA GANDHI RETURNS [SIGNED BY INDIRA GANDHI]

by Singh, Khushwant

New Delhi, India: Vision Books, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, 184 pages; G/G; purple spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut 'Rs. 35', some rubbing and wear, primarily with a closed tear along upper rear hinge, chipping to head and tail of spine; dust jacket slightly folding at top edges, due to it being slightly bigger than the volume; cracking at gutter at half-title; signed flat on title page by Indira Gandhi, dated '10.2.80'; shelved case 5.... Read more
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$1200.00
Transactions

Transactions

by Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch

Seoul: White Lotus Press, 1980. Paperback. Good/no dj. 0.26. Transactions
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$50.95
THE WANDERING TAOIST

THE WANDERING TAOIST

by Deng Ming-Dao; Saihung, Kwan [portraits];

San Francisco: Harper & Brothers, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 240 pages; VG/VG; spine dark blue pictorial with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$14.95'; bookseller sticker to front pastedown; interior clean; shelved Taoism. 1324778. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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$68.00
LES KHMERS: SCULPTURES KHMERES, REFLETS DE LA CIVILISATION D'ANGKOR

LES KHMERS: SCULPTURES KHMERES, REFLETS DE LA CIVILISATION D'ANGKOR

by Giteau, Madeleine; Hinz, Hans [photographer]

Fribourg: Office du Livre, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 299 pages; VG/VG; spine dark green, with gold lettering; housed in VG- paper slipcase; mild shelf wear and soiling; contains black and white and full color photos; all text in French; shelved Front Table. 1352943. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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$60.00
The Antimonopoly Laws and Policies of Japan

The Antimonopoly Laws and Policies of Japan

by Iyori, Hiroshi and A. Uesugi

Federal Legal Publications. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1994. Hardcover. 0879450762 . Hardcover. 1994. Federal Legal Publications. 570 pages. Book is in FINE condition. Dust Jacket light wear, else Very Good Plus. ; 570 pages .
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$125.00
The People of Vietnam Will Triumph! U.S. Aggressors Will Be Defeated [No. 11]

The People of Vietnam Will Triumph! U.S. Aggressors Will Be Defeated [No. 11]

Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1965. Softcover. Booklet [10x13]; unpaginated; VG; black and white and red pictorial covers; intact binding; black titles to exterior; minor smudges to rear; slight edge wear; text block edges lightly toned; interior clean; profusely illustrated. 1334532. FP New Rockville Stock.
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$75.00
[Rockefeller] The JDR 3rd Fund and Asia, 1963 - 1975

[Rockefeller] The JDR 3rd Fund and Asia, 1963 - 1975

by Anon

New York: The JDR 3rd Fund. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1977. Softcover. Foreword by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, well illustrated with many b&w photos. ; 8-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 244 pp; Very slight cover wear, internally fine. .
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$20.00
Land of Morning Calm An Exhibition of Contemporary Korean Metal and Fiber  Art

Land of Morning Calm An Exhibition of Contemporary Korean Metal and Fiber Art

by Eide, Joel S

Northern Arizona University. 1989. Wraps. Wraps (softcover). 1989. Northern Arizona University. FINE condition. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .
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$30.00
Kendo

Kendo

by Shuzo, Misuhashi

Fine with no dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. 4469260126 . Hardcover. FINE condition in a Very Good Plus slipcase. 1972. Japanese language publication. 383 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 383 pages .
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$150.00
DEATH: ELEGY

DEATH: ELEGY

by Araki, Nobuyoshi

Tokyo: Heibonsha Limited, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 281 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue and white, with blue and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some shelf wear and scuffing; corners bumped; small closed tear at crown of jacket spine; dark soiled spot at jacket back; vertical crease at center of volume spine; profusely illustrated with black and white and full color photos; all text in Japanese; pages clean; shelved Case 11. 1357182. Shelved Dupont... Read more
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$130.00
WEST GOES EAST: PAUL GEORG VON MOLLENDORF AND GREAT POWER IMPERIALISM IN LATE YI KOREA

WEST GOES EAST: PAUL GEORG VON MOLLENDORF AND GREAT POWER IMPERIALISM IN LATE YI KOREA

by Lee, Yur-Bok

Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1988. Hardcover. Octavo; 295 pages; G+/G; Black spine with red text; Fully bound in dark gray cloth with bronze text; Dustjacket has some edgewear and shelfwear, fraying along spine edges and at corners, small closed tear along tail edge of front cover, small open tears at corners; Boards have minor edgewear and shelfwear, slight cocking to spine; Textblock has brown spotting along fore edge and on some pages; Shelved in Asia. 1337970. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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$60.00
Higher Plants of China Volume 13

Higher Plants of China Volume 13

by Likuo, Fu and Tao, Hong

Qingdao Publishing House. Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket. 2002. Hardcover. 7543626624 . Hardcover. Book is in Very Good Plus condition. Dust Jacket is FINE condition. Latin titles of plants with explanations in Chinese language. 806 pages profusely Illustrated with black and white drawings. 106 pages of color photos in rear section. Qingdao Publishing House. ; Vol. 13; 912 pages .
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$85.00
A Guide to Books on Southeast Asian History (1961-1966)

A Guide to Books on Southeast Asian History (1961-1966)

by Morrison,Gayle (Compiler); Stephen Hay (Editor)

Santa Barbara, California: American Bibliographical Center / CLIO Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. (1969). No edition noted. Softcover. 0-87436-007-2 . Descriptive bibliography for titles about Burma, Cambodia, Ceylon, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia & Singapore, The Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Bibliography and Reference Series, No. 8. Gray stapled wraps, 1 pp. publishers ad lists additional titles at rear. ; 8-1/4" x 10-1/2"; viii, 105 pp; Wraps lightly toned at... Read more
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$12.00
THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA SINICA

THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA SINICA

by Couling, Samuel

Shanghai, China: Kelly & Walsh, Ltd, 1917. Tall octavo (10½"), VG-/-- no dj (as issued) in black boards. Lightly age-toned esp. at edges, else very clean internally. Kraft paper panel pasted on front board gives Oxford Univ. Press as publisher (possibly distributor in U.K.?). Staining to front panel, splitting at front joint, minor edgewear. Endpapers w/. few spots of foxing. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international... Read more
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$22.50
THE HISTORY OF BRITISH INDIA [6 VOLUMES IN 4]

THE HISTORY OF BRITISH INDIA [6 VOLUMES IN 4]

by Mill, James Esq.; Galbraith, John Kenneth [Foreword]

New York: Chelsea House, 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo, 374/412/452/480 pages; VG/VG/VG/VG; volumes fully bound in red cloth, have gilt lettering on the spines and gilt tooling on the front cover; bindings have minimal shelf wear; pages clear; shelved above Sociology. 1330851. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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$80.00
A SOURCE BOOK IN CHINESE PHILOSOPHY

A SOURCE BOOK IN CHINESE PHILOSOPHY

by Chan, Wing-Tsit

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1969. First Edition Thus. Softcover. 0691019649 . Very Good in wrappers. Creasing to wrappers. ; 8.70 X 5.50 X 1.90 inches; 874 pages .
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$51.95
THE ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS [SIGNED]

THE ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS [SIGNED]

by Giles, Lionel [translator, notes]; Tseng, Yu-Ho [illustrator]

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1970. Limited Edition, #275/1500. Hardcover. Octavo, 131 pages; VG-; full red and gold cloth binding; spine with tan paper label with red lettering; housed in G+ tan cloth clamshell, missing front fastener; mild shelf wear and soiling; spine slightly cocked; contains full-color illustrations; signed flat by Tseng Yu-Ho at colophon; hand-numbered 275 at colophon; pages clean; shelved Limited Editions Club. 1353376. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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$100.00
Florilegium ou Recueil de Travaux d'Érudition  Dédiés à Monsieur Le Marquis Melchior De Vogüé, à l'Occasion du Quatre-Vingtième Anniversaire de Sa Naissance

Florilegium ou Recueil de Travaux d'Érudition Dédiés à Monsieur Le Marquis Melchior De Vogüé, à l'Occasion du Quatre-Vingtième Anniversaire de Sa Naissance

by Marquis [Charles Jean] Melchior de Vogüé, et al

Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1909. XXVIII, 628 pp. Quarter leather with papier d'Annonay covered boards, gilt titling to spine. Frontispiece portrait heliogravure by Paul Dujardin after a painting by Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret. Some scuffing and wear to spine and spine ends, with rubbing and light wear to boards. Pencil notation to front pastedown, with possible original owner's name written in pencil on front free endpaper. Moderate foxing to frontispiece plate, with offsetting to verso of half title and... Read more
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$625.00
Raghuvamsa Mahakavya [an Easy Sanskrit Poetry Text] Cantos 1 & 2

Raghuvamsa Mahakavya [an Easy Sanskrit Poetry Text] Cantos 1 & 2

by Sastri, Pandit L. Anantarama [edited with notes by];

Kalpathi-Palghat, S. India: R.S. Vadhyar & Sons, 1960. Softcover. Booklet [4x6]; G-/paperback; dark beige spine without text; with instructive notes in English and Sanskrit and model questions; green covers show sunned spine and edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; Sanskrit and English texts;. 1319028. FP New Rockville Stock.
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$18.75
PRISON JOURNEY - A MEMOIR [SIGNED]

PRISON JOURNEY - A MEMOIR [SIGNED]

by Ali, F B, Brigadier

Furrukh B Ali, 2014. First Edition. Softcover. Octavo, 260 pages; VG; paperback, spine pictorial with red and orange lettering; INSCRIBED on ffep by Ali to American investigative journalist and political writer Seymour Hersh, dated Jan. 2014 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's. FB Ali was a rising star in the Pakistan Army when, in 1969, Gen Yahya Khan, the army chief, declared martial law and took over the country. Disheartened at the direction in which Pakistan was... Read more
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$60.00