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Imperial Woman

Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck

John Day, New York 1956 . No other dates. VG+/VG- Rare edition in Rare DJ. Collectible copy of hard to find book in early printi...

$180.00
1780 36 STRATAGEMS CHINESE JADE TABLETS ZITAN WOOD WAR GOD MILITARY ASIA QING DYNASTY

1780 36 STRATAGEMS CHINESE JADE TABLETS ZITAN WOOD WAR GOD MILITARY ASIA QING DYNASTY by N/A

THIRTY-SIX STRATAGEMS N.D. Circa Mid/Late 18th Century; Qianlong Emperor/Qing Dynasty; China; Zitan Wood Boards, Silk over board...

$1,999.00
Architectural Details 1938

Architectural Details 1938 by Raymond, Antonin

New York & Tokyo: The Architectural Forum / Antonin Raymond, 1938 Tan burlap/cloth covers w/paste on title, steel spiral bin...

$980.00
註釋校正華英四書;顧鹿著 [zhu shi jiao zheng hua ying si shu; gu lu shu][Annotated Corrected Chinese-English Four Books; Gu Lu, Arranger] (The Four Books, Chinese Classics in English)[Great Learning; Moderation; Analects (of Confucius); Mencius]

註釋校正華英四書;顧鹿著 [zhu shi jiao zheng hua ying si shu; gu lu shu][Annotated Corrected Chinese-English Four Books; Gu Lu, Arranger] (The Four Books, Chinese Classics in English)[Great Learning; Moderation; Analects (of Confucius); Mencius] by Legge, James, (1815-1897) [顧鹿 Gu Lu][王韜 Wang Tao?, (1828-1897)] Confucius ; Mencius

[Hong Kong : London Mission Society Press, c1861] ; Shanghai : Shanghai Shangye Yingshuguan, n.d., 1861. Very Good. [1], 298, ...

$7,500.00
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
Annals of Rural Bengal

Annals of Rural Bengal by Hunter, W. W. (of the Bengal Civil Service)

New York: Leypoldt and Holt, 1868. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 2nd Edition. 8 Vo. This is volume one of a projected two volumes, com...

$195.00
The Valley of Kashmir

The Valley of Kashmir by Lawrence W R

Oxford: Henry Frowde, 1895. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. pp478, Foldout Map. 17 plates. A comprehensive survey of the geolog...

£110.00
With the Russians in Mongolia

With the Russians in Mongolia by Perry-Ayscough, H.G.C. And Capt. R.B. Otter-Barry

London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1914. Book. Illus. by 50 Photos and a Map. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" -...

$175.00
Zen and Japanese Culture

Zen and Japanese Culture by Suzuki, Daisetz T

London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1959. First edition thus. Hard cover in original cloth and dust jacket. Published London: Routl...

$175.00
1780 BUDDHA BUDDHISM PRAYER SPINACH JADE TABLET ZITAN WOOD ASIA GOD QING DYNASTY CHINESE

1780 BUDDHA BUDDHISM PRAYER SPINACH JADE TABLET ZITAN WOOD ASIA GOD QING DYNASTY CHINESE by N/A

BUDDHISM PRAYER BOOK N.D. Circa Mid/Late 18th Century; Qianlong Emperor/Qing Dynasty; China; Zitan Wood Boards, Silk over boards...

$2,999.00
A JOURNAL FROM JAPAN (1910)  A Daily Record of Life Seen by a Scientist

A JOURNAL FROM JAPAN (1910) A Daily Record of Life Seen by a Scientist by Stopes, Marie C

London: Blackie & Sons Limited. Very Good+. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean white cloth with black lettering. Text tig...

$245.00
HIROSHIGE , Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e Prints , Series 6

HIROSHIGE , Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e Prints , Series 6 by Shibui , Kiyoshi & Kikuchi , Sadao

Japan: Shueisha Co.,, 1971. Book. Illus. by Hiroshige. Fine. Hard Cover w/ Box Case. 1st.ed. 1971 ,Hardcover with folding box wr...

$850.00
An Asian Arcady ; The Land and Peoples of Northern Siam

An Asian Arcady ; The Land and Peoples of Northern Siam by le May, Reginald

Cambridge, UK: W. Heffer & Sons, 1926. RARE in dust jacket, Very Good Plus, light foxing edges of page block toning to front...

$350.00
Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in  Bengal, for Inquiring  into the History and Antiquities, the Arts,  Sciences, and Literature, of Asia. Volume the Second.

Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in Bengal, for Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia. Volume the Second. by Jones, William (Sir ) (ed.); other contributors include Charles Wilkins, Henry Vansittart, Samuel Davis, William Roxburgh

Calcutta: Printed and Sold By Manuel Cantopher. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1790. First Edition. Hardcover. Professionally re...

$3,200.00



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