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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.

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


The Story About Ping by Flack, Marjorie

WE ARE HAPPY TO PRESENT: Flack, Marjorie. THE STORY ABOUT PING. TRUE FIRST EDITION 1933 VIKING PRESS HARDCOVER. BACK DJ FLAP INCLUDES JUNIOR VIKING COUPON. Matching blue floating duck back board and dust jacket panels do not bear weekly reader logo. PLE…

From Mary Riversong Books


抗美援朝時事學習地圖. [Current Affairs Study Map - Resisting US Aggression and Aiding Korea]. by [YA XIN CARTOGRAPHIC STUDY SOCIETY].[亞新地學社]

武昌.[Wuchang].: 亞新地學社.[Ya xin di xue she].. 1st Edition.. August1951.. Large detailed colour Chinese map of Korean War, folded, scale 1:15,000,000, three inset maps on corners, illustrated legend showing agricultural and mining resources lowe…

From Asia Bookroom


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


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


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' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Picturesque China. by BOERSCHMANN, Ernst

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1925. Scarce in original dust jacket. First UK edition. In hardback red cloth boards with gilt title. The front of the dust jacket has some marks, small tears / nicks to edges, a small surface loss, and a stain. Cloth boards are …

From Harrison-Hiett Rare Books


The Chater Collection. Pictures relating to China, Hong Kong, Macao, 1655-1860; with Historical and Descriptive Letterpress. by ORANGE, JAMES

London.: Butterworth.. Number 77 of a limited edition of 750 copies.. 1924.. Maps including colour folding plan of City of Victoria, 18 colour plates, many in black and white, 528pp, bibliography, index, bright top edge gilt. Fore edge lightly browned, fr…

From Asia Bookroom


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


Mikuni Ehon Zenkoji by Unknown

1700 Japanese Illustrated Woodblock Zenkoji Temple Buddhism Lotus Sutra JAPAN A rare, 18th century set of woodblock prints by Tachiban Morikuni (1679-1748) of Zenkoji Temple bound in the "fukurotoji (variously translated as "bound-pocket," or "pouch" bind…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


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


Taekwon-Do by choi hong hi

Daeha, n. English. Good. Good condition, spot on inside flap of dj…

From Barbers Sailors and Booksellers


十竹齋箋譜. [Shizhuzhai Jianpu]. [Ten Bamboo Studio Letter Papers]. by [HU, ZHENGYAN]. 胡正言

Beijing.: 榮寶齋. [Rong bao zhai].. 一九五二年 [1952].. Complete four volume set of the Chinese masterpiece of colour printing and design, the "Ten Bamboo Studio Letter Paper" [十竹齋ౚ…

From Asia Bookroom


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 tight, clean & intact. Pictorial frontispiece. B/W photo illustrations. A few pages very lightly foxed. Prior owners signatu…

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


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