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Tiverton, Devon, United Kingdom
Private individual selling family collection of Interesting and collectible Books. Subjects include; Travel, Natural History, Maritime, Art, Arabic history and much more.
Macquarie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Asia Bookroom is a large open shop specialising in books on Asia. We also have smaller sections on the Middle East and the Pacific. Our stock ranges from antiquarian books through to new books - if it has ever been published on Asia it is possible we might have it - and if not we can try and find it for you! We issue regular specialised book lists on Asia and invite you to let us know your interests so that we can let you know of new arrivals as they come in to stock. And if you are in Australia's capital city Canberra we hope you will visit our shop!
We specialise in BOOKS ON ASIA. Bangkok's first bookshop dedicated only to new and out-of-print books on the arts, cultures, religions, languages, histories, politics and personalities of the world's most dynamic region. CUSTOMERS PLEASE NOTE - As of end December 2011, our Silom Complex shop has been closed due to the closure of the building in which it was located for the past six years. In the interim until we are able to reopen a physical shop we will continue to serve our customers' needs via the Internet, on the Biblio.com site as well as our own website and other online outlets. We also maintain a small selection of our stock for sale in our office premises on Convent Road - if you wish to view these books please contact us for an appointment at the phone number listed on this site, or by Email to "orchidpr(at)eastlink.ca"
Also specializing in: Asia Asian Arts, Cultures History & Languages Asian Books, New & Antiquarian Asian Indigenous Books Asian Politics And Personalities Asian Religions, Particularly Buddhism China Trade Books And Manuscripts China, Southeast Asia, Himalayas
APTOS, California, United States
An Art & Intellectual Property Co. Since 1967* * * * *SINCE 1967, THE PAST FIFTY-YEARS WE HAVE BEEN PURVEYORS OF FINE & RARE BOOKS ON ALL ASPECTS FAR EASTERN, ASIAN & SOUTHEAST ASIAN CULTURES, COUNTRIES & SUBJECTS.Specialties include but are not limited to: CHINA, KOREA, JAPAN, TAIWAN, SINGAPORE, VIETNAM, INDO-CHINE, CAMBODIA, LAOS, PHILIPPINES, SHANGHAI, HONG KONG, CANTON, MACAO AREAS. LAFCADIO HEARN: First Editions, Manuscripts, Collections, Obscure Items, Japanese Cirimen-bon [Crepe Paper Books], LIBRARIES PURCHASED, APPRASIAL FOR ANY REASON. MEMBERS OF THE ABAA & ILAB SINCE JUNE 1973
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
The Wayfarer's Bookshop was established in 1996 and specializes in 1480-1920 important, rare and unusual autographs, books, documents, ephemera, globes, maps, photographs, prints and artefacts exclusively relating to the exploration, travel and voyages in Africa, America, Asia, the Pacific and the Polar regions. While the emphasis of our stock is on antiquarian books in English, we are also specialized in the first printing of materials in their original language of publication and thus also stock items in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish as well as other languages. We are a member or fellow of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of Canada (ABAC), the International League of Antiquarian booksellers (ILAB), the Provincial Booksellers' Fairs Association (PBFA), the Ephemera Society, the International Map Collectors\' Society (IMCOS), the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), the Society for the History of Discoveries (SHD) and the Hakluyt Society. We strictly adhere to the ABAC and ILAB codes of ethics and thus customer satisfaction is guaranteed as we strive to offer superior history of exploration rarities at fair and reasonable prices.Eric Peter Waschke, FRGS started collecting antiquarian travel guides and atlases as a boy of nine when he lived with his parents in London, England and then he found his start in the antiquarian book business as a freelance bookscout in Berlin at age seventeen. Eric has also lived in Montreal, Hawaii, the Phillipines and Munich, before finally settling in Vancouver to establish the Wayfarer\'s Bookshop in 1996. Eric has travelled extensively throughout what he calls the "Known Book World" and he has visited more than 4000 used and antiquarian book shops in over eighty countries, including ILAB colleagues in all twenty-two ILAB affiliated national associations. This extensive network of potential suppliers allows Eric to find many of his exploration rarities. However, Eric's travels have not been limited to the bookshops of the world alone, but instead to better understand the historical travel literature which he trades in, Eric has also visited many important sites in the history of world exploration including the sources of the Amazon and Nile, the Northwest Passage, Ushuaia (the world's southernmost town), the once forbidden cities of Harar, Thimphu and Timbuctoo, as well as the Seven Wonders of the World. Eric is also an avid amateur mountaineer and has travelled to Mount Everest, the base camp of Huascar�n (Peru's highest mountain) and climbed Kilimanjaro. Future expeditions to Mount Everest Advanced Base Camp (Chinese side) and an Aconcagua climb are planned for 2011. Eric is also Past President of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of Canada (ABAC) and the chairman of the 2010 ABAC Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair.