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The Peking Gazette "Desk Hong List 1915"

The Peking Gazette "Desk Hong List 1915" by The Peking Gazette

Many wears, especially at book spine....

$9,900.00
Dragon by the Tail

Dragon by the Tail by DAVIES, John Paton (John Paton Davies, Jr.)

Pp. 448. Index. Four pages of notes to text. Book condition is Fine with the exception of six pages featuring Bill Powell's yell...

$250.00
Two Volumes: The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. Vol. I: Volume I is subtitled Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area. Vol. II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries.

Two Volumes: The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. Vol. I: Volume I is subtitled Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area. Vol. II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries. by WORCESTER, G. R. G

Vol. I: Pp. xxviii; 245. Vol. II: Pp. 246 - 496. Prefatory note by Lester K. Little, Inspector General of Customs, in Vol. I. B...

$1,000.00
Le Livre de l’Agriculture [Kitab al-falaha] Traduit de l’Arabe par J.-J. Clément-Mullet. Tome Premier, Tome II Pemiere Partie, Tome II – IIe Partie.

Le Livre de l’Agriculture [Kitab al-falaha] Traduit de l’Arabe par J.-J. Clément-Mullet. Tome Premier, Tome II Pemiere Partie, Tome II – IIe Partie. by IBN AL-‘AWWAM. (ابن العوام), [Abu Zakariya Yahya ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Al-Awwam Al-Ishbili]

3 volumes, octavo, contemporary vellum, spines lettered in black ink and upper covers lettered in Arabic in ink كِتاب ال...

£2,750.00
Madras: The Architectural Heritage (An INTACH Guide)

Madras: The Architectural Heritage (An INTACH Guide) by K. Kalpana, Frank Schiffer

Chennai, India: Indian National Trust For Art And Cultural Heritage, Tamil Nadu Chapter, 2003. Trade Paperback. First edition (s...

$149.00
An Outline History of China - Signed Two Volume Set, 1st Edition

An Outline History of China - Signed Two Volume Set, 1st Edition by Gowen, Herbert H

Boston: Sherman, French & Company, 1913. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued. 8" ...

$989.00
Seiho Junishi Jo (An Album of the Twelve Zodiacal Signs by Seiho)

Seiho Junishi Jo (An Album of the Twelve Zodiacal Signs by Seiho) by Seiho, Takeuchi

Kyoto: Geisodo Yamada Naosaburo, 1911. Seiho, Takeuchi. Small folio. Folding album consisting of twelve ink wash and color prin...

$11,550.00
History of India  Volumes 1-9

History of India Volumes 1-9 by Jackson, A.V. Williams, Editor

London: Grolier Society, 1906. 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Illustrated with color plates and b & w engravings. Pages ...

$600.00
The Twenty Cases of Filial Piety

The Twenty Cases of Filial Piety by In Cantonese unable to read

An accordian style book with wood covers. Front side appears to have some water damage. Twenty cases each has a hand colored ill...

$199.99
HISTOIRE DE LA MISSION DE PEKIN (VOLUME 1 ONLY)  Depuis Les Origines  Jusqu'a L'Arrivee Des Lazaristes

HISTOIRE DE LA MISSION DE PEKIN (VOLUME 1 ONLY) Depuis Les Origines Jusqu'a L'Arrivee Des Lazaristes by Thomas, A. ; Planchet

Paris: Louis-Michaud. Very Good. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume #1 only. History of a Mission in Beijing. Clean blue clo...

$375.00
The Edicts Of Asoka

The Edicts Of Asoka by Asoka; Edited And Translated By N. A. Nikam And Richard Mckeon

Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 1959. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good +. Xvii, 69 Pp. Green C...

$545.00
VIEWS IN INDIA, CHIEFLY AMONG THE HIMALAYA MOUNTAINS

VIEWS IN INDIA, CHIEFLY AMONG THE HIMALAYA MOUNTAINS by White, Lieut. George Francis, [Roberts, Emma, editor]

London & Paris: Fisher, Son, and Co.. Very Good. 1845. Hardcover. World cat dates this printing to 1845: [The preliminary le...

$550.00
Manchuria Committee of Japanese Red Cross: History Memorial Volume. 1938, Dalian.China

Manchuria Committee of Japanese Red Cross: History Memorial Volume. 1938, Dalian.China by Manchuria Committee of Japanese Red Cross

694p, [38].23cm, Photo plates, tables etc. In Japanese. Good+, bind tight, a little wear. Very rare, NO Worldcat/OCLC record, ...

$98,000.00
Archie  Moore The Ole Mongoose

Archie Moore The Ole Mongoose by Douroux, Marilyn G

Boston: Branden Publishing Co. , 1991. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED TWICE BY ARCHIE MOORE. MR. MOORE HAS INSCRIBED THE BOOK ON THE FRONT...

$200.00



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