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Biblio has many books that focus on certain regions of the world, and there are many rare and antique books available on Asia and Asiana culture and traditions. Several of the books in the rare Asiana books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room are non-fiction works by Asian authors, and others are famously rare novels about Asia or that take place in Asia. Many of the rare and antique books in the rare Asiana books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room are first editions or signed by the author.



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; Eight Spinach Jade Tablets; 16 Pages; w5.7"xh8.9", About 4 Lbs.; Very Rare!ATTRIBUTES:•Beautiful/Original Zitan wooden boar...

From Roga Books

$2,999.00


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 boards; Eight White Jade Tablets; 16 Pages; w5.7"xh8.9", About 4 Lbs.; Very Rare!ATTRIBUTES:•Beautiful/Original Zitan wooden board...

From Roga Books

$1,999.00


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 printing. Burnt orange hardcover in VG + condition . Slight bumping to spines. Light shelf wear to edges and corners. Tight, clean co...

From Supercalifabulistic Book

$180.00


Butsuzou Zui (Illustrated Compendium of Buddhist Images) by Hidenibu Tosa

1690 1ed Japanese Woodblock Illustrated Buddhism Buddha Amida Butsuzou Zui A rare, 17th-century handwritten Japanese woodblock book 'Butsuzō-zui' 仏像図彙, or 'Illustrated Compendium of Buddhist Images,' was first published in 1690 (Genroku 元禄 3...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


Vernacular Translation of the Military Tale of the Han and Chu. Tsūzoku kanso gundan, 通俗漢楚軍談. つうぞくかんそぐんだん。 by Unknown

1696 Japanese Woodblock Chinese History Tsuzoku kanso gundan Qing Han War CHINA A 17th century Sino-Japanese woodblock print history of the Chu-Han Contention between the Qing and Han Dynasty bound in the fukurotoji style. The Tsuzoku kanso gundan is the ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


History of China and its inhabitants. [Harper’s Family Library. No. LXXXI] by DAVIS, John Francis

1836 History of CHINA Asia Confucius Buddhist MAGIC OCCULT Alchemy Ghosts John Francis Davis was a 19th-century British politician who became the governor of Hong Kong during his diplomatic journeys to China. He published a broad but extensive history of...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


A relation of Some Years Travaile, Begunne Anno 1626. Into Afrique and the Greater Asia, Especially the Territories of the Persian Monarchie: And Some Parts of the Orientall Indies, and Iles Adjacent by Herbert, Thomas

London: William Stanby and Jacob Bloome, 1634. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. [x] 225 p.p. [14 p.p. table]. Half bound red calf over marbled boards. Title on red leather spine label. Marbled boards well worn and chipped, edges rubbed. Hinges se...

From Minotavros Books

CA$5,000.00


????????;??? [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) [?? Gu Lu][?? Wang Tao?, (1828-1897)] Confucius ; Mencius

[Hong Kong : London Mission Society Press, c1861] ; ??????? [Shanghai : Shanghai Shangye Yingshuguan, n.d., 1861. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. [1], 298, 378 pp. ; bound in Chinese fashion, with folded sheets right to left, in a western-style, mid-nineteent...

From Joseph Valles - Books

$7,500.00


China in Sign and Symbol. With Decorations by Kent Crane. First edition in Jacket, chemise and slipcase by Louise Crane & Kent Crane

A beautiful copy preserved in the more desirable art deco jacket. Housed in custom chemise and green quarter morocco slipcase. Photographs of Peking storefronts by J.D. Zumbrun; color lithographs of shop signs by Kent Crane. Deckled edges.; 4to; xx, 2...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$1,200.00


East Wind West Wind by Pearl S. Buck

BBrown hardcover, no dj. Foredge looks like it was nawed on by a mouse, almost half way up. Spine is bent. Near Fine inside except pages are discolored from the acid in the paper. Main portion of Cover is VG. Wear along front edge of spine at bottom. T...

From booksnvintage

$100.00


Across Asia from West to East in 1906-1908, Two Volumes by Mannerheim, Carl Gustav

Helsinki, Finland: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, 1940. Two volumes in original dustjackets. Both volumes are Fine, Vol.I dustjacket Very Good, 1 1/2" triangular chip bottom edge at spine, tears at spine folds and 2 tears horizontally at spine, Vol. II ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,750.00


CHIN CHIN KOBAKAMA [JAPANESE FAIRY TALE SERIES NO 25] by Lafcadio Hearn [translated into English by]

T. Hasegawa, 1/1/1903. Paperback. Very Good. 22 pp. Octavo size. Crape paper book. A very good copy. Profusely illustrated. A light crease on back cover. See our pictures. (BAL 7939) ...

From SequiturBooks

$318.50


Burma by FERRARS, Max and Bertha

London: Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, 1901. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London, Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, 1901 (second edition). Quarto, xii, 237 pages with over 400 illustrations plus 48 full-page plates with tissue guards (the ill...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

AU$400.00


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 end page, small bookseller's label rear paste down. In Very Good dust jacket, chips at spine ends and flap folds, 4" ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$350.00


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