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In China's Border Provinces - the Turbulent Career of Joseph Rock, Botanist-Explorer by Sutton, S.B

New York: Hastings House, 1974. Illustrated, octavo, pp 334, a tiny mark on the fore-edge otherwise as new internally, red cloth showing the slightest signs of use, the dustwrapper is lightly price-clipped and slightly rubbed. Overall a remarkably good c...

From Mike Park Ltd


THE INDIAN MUTINY OF1857. With portraits and plans by MALLESON. Colonel G. B.;

Seeley, Service & Co.Limited. London.,1912. Tenth Edition. 8vo. xvi,421pp. The Author's condensed version of his major work. Illustrated with four portraits and three battle plans. Lovely clean copy in fine early binding, by Relfe Brothers of London, of ...

From Paul Foster Books


THE CAUVERY, KISTNAH AND GODAVERY. Being a report on the works constructed on these rivers for the irrigation of the provinces of Tanjore, Guntoor, Masulipatam, and Rajahmundry, in the Presidency of Madras. by SMITH, R. Baird (Richard Baird) Lieut.-Col., Bengal Engineers,1818-1861.:

London. Smith, Elder & Co., 65 Cornhill, 1856.. Published by order of the most noble the governor-general of India; by R. Baird Smith. Military style kharki coloured box with fold-over flap, text at the front followed by four pockets for the 21 folding p...

From Roger Middleton


La Chine ouverte - aventures d'un Fan-Kouei dans le pays de Tsin by Old Nick

H. Fournier, 1845. Book. Illus. by Auguste Borget. Good. Half-Leather. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. In-8, relié demi-chagrin vert foncé, Bon Etat, 396 pages. ...

From Bidonlivre



Dairen [a.k.a. Dalien]: South Manchuria Railway, 1932. vii,[1],235,1[]pp. plus tables, photographs and four folding maps. Quarto. Flexible red cloth, lettered in gilt. Light use, with some dust marks at top edge toward the end, but a very good copy. A ra...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


Diary from Burma by Phyu, Khin Sabi (Mrs. Jasmine White)

Yangoon: Maung Maung Lay, 1997. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 112 pp. Text is in English. Minimal edgewear; otherwise excellent condition. Extremely scarce. [B7]...

From Shawn Mooney Books


The universal traveller: or, A compleat description of the several nations of the world by SALMON, Thomas

1755 CHINA Travel Guide Illustrated Atlas Japan Tombs Philippines ASIA Salmon Thomas Salmon was an English historian known for his extensive reviews, reports, and guides to European travel. He was thorough in his descriptions on various countries, partic...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Java in the 14th Century a Study in Cultural History 5 Volumes by Pigeaud, Theodore G. Th

The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1960. Essentially fine, and apparently unread, with only insignificant traces of use. Contains 2 plates, 2 plans, and 2 maps in back pocket of vol. 5.. ( possibly missing 2 maps ? ) Packed weight about 4 kilos, so extra postag...

From Renaissance Books


Dr. Sun Yat-sen: A Great Forerunner of the Democratic Revolution in China; The Relatives and Descendants of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 2 Volume Set in Slipcases by Museum Of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen & Zou Peicong & Lin Huaxuan (compilers) & Xiao Runjun (editor)

Encyclopedia of China Publishing House. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 2001. No Edition Stated. Hardcovers. Slight fading to spines, very light edgewear, "Dr. Sun Yat-sen: A Great Forerunner..." has manufacturing error - page 179 was ...

From Books of Paradise


Japan Inside Out : The Challenge of Today by Rhee, Syngman Ph.D. (First President of th eProvisional Government of the Republic of Korea in Exile)

Fleming H. Revell Company, 1941. Book. Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to spine; no jacket; 202 pages. Good condition; stains to binding; light wear to spine tips; s...

From The Old Sage Bookshop


Uranographie Chinoise ou Preuves Directes que L'Astronomie Primitive est Originaire de la Chine, et Qu'elle a Ete Empruntee par les Anciens Peuples Occidentaux a la Sphere Chinoise; Ouvrage Accompagne d'un Atlas Celeste Chinois et Grec (Two Volumes) by Schlegel, Gustave

Taipei, Taiwan: Ch'eng-wen Publishing Company, 1967. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 927pp; Two Volumes: brown cloth boards with tan spines, titling to spines, boards protected by clear plastic sleeves, endpapers slightly age-toned, text unma...

From Book Happy Booksellers


Tiempon I Manmofo’na by Scott Russell

Two thousand years before the birth of Christ, the remote islands of the Marian Archipelago were settled by adventurous explorers from Southeast Asia. These people, the ancient ancestors were accomplished horticulturists, mariners and fisherfolk. After ev...

From Kona Bay Books


The English in China: Being an Account of the Intercourse and Relations Between England and China from the Year 1600 to the Year 1843 and a Summary of Later Developments by Eames, James Bromley

New York: Barnes & Noble, 1974. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Cloth in DJ; 622pp; DJ clean, intact & protected by mylar sleeve, boards sqaure, clean & bright, text unmarked, binding is tight, Near Fine/VG condition. History of relations be...

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Cathay and the Way Thither: Being A Collection of Medieval Notices of China (Four Volumes in Two: Vol. I-II & Vol. III-IV) by Yule, Henry & Henri Cordier

Taipei, Taiwan: Ch'eng-Wen Publishing Company, 1966. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1313pp; Two volumes: green cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, boards protected by clear plastic sleeves, spine slightly faded, text unmarked, binding i...

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