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Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation (In Dustjacket)

by Lafcadio Hearn

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Published
1904
Condition
Near Fine
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$750.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. An impressive copy of the 1904 1st edition, IN THE PUBLISHER'S UNCOMMON PICTORIAL DUSTJACKET. Clean and Near Fine in its gilt-decorated, olive-green boards. And in a crisp, VG example of the original dustjacket, with a thin band of clear tape cleanly and evenly applied along the top-edges,… Read more
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A Sketch of Chinese Arts and Crafts

by Hilda Arthur Strong

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Published
1933
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
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$50.00

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Henry Vetch Publisher, 1933. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1933 2nd revised edition. Solid and VG in its light-brown cloth and in a bright, VG- dustjacket, with light chipping at the panel edges and mild darkening along the spine. Thick 16mo, 329 pgs.
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The Disintegration of The Kushana Empire

by B.N. Mukherjee

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Published
1976
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Collectible; Very Good
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$50.00

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Varanasi, India: Banaras Hindu University, 1976. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1976 stated 1st edition. Solid and VG in a bright, VG dustjacket, with several small closed tears along the spine. Octavo, 108 pgs.
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Vijayanagara--City and Empire: New Currents of Research (2 Vols.)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1985
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$100.00

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Wiesbaden, Austria: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1985. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. The 1985 1st edition, complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes clean and Near Fine in their orange and white wrappers. Octavos, Vol. 1: Texts; Vol. 2: Reference and Documentation.
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Three Generals of Later Han

by Gregory Young

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1984
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$100.00

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Canberra: Faculty of Asian Studies--Australian National University, 1984. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1984 1st edition. Bright and Near Fine in its orange wrappers. Octavo, 108 pgs.
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Design Patterns of the Heian Period

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1971
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$1,000.00

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1971. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine. Beautiful 1971 study of the design patterns of Japan's Heian Period (795-1100 AD). Clean and Near Fine in its very attractive silver and blue checkered cloth. Folio, roughly 80 lavish tipped-in plates (with accompanying Japanese text) in rich, vivid color. Both the book and its interior are in pristine condition. This copy… Read more
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$1,000.00
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The Old Textiles of Thailand (2 Vols.)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$1,500.00

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1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine. Beautiful 2 volume set showcasing the "old textiles of Thailand". Each volume pristine in its ribbon-tied decorative cloth. 100 plates in all (50 in each volume), each a sampling of Thai textiles in rich color. Double folio, also includes a solid, VG example of the publisher's ivory-clasped chemise, with light fading along the… Read more
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$1,500.00
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100 Examples of Japanese Textiles for Springtime

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1961
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$500.00

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1961. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Uncommon 1961 sampling of 100 Japanese textiles for springtime. Photographed in vivid, rich color, with accompanying Japanese text at each plate. Solid and VG- in its russet cloth, with light wear at the spine ends and along the outer hinges and light soilijg to the panels. Square quarto, over 100 textiles photographed.… Read more
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$500.00
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The Bible in India: Hindoo Origin of Hebrew and Chistian Revelation

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Condition
Collectible; Very Good
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$50.00

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New York: G.W. Dillingham Company. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. VG in its dark, decorative cloth, with blindstamped design to the panels and bright gilt-lettering along the spine. Very light soiling to the panel edges, light foxing at the endsheets. Thick 12mo, 325 pgs. Translated from "La Bible Dans L'Inde" by Louis Jacolliot.
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Sketch Book of T.D. Lee

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2007
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$150.00

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Shanghai Scientific & Technical Publishers, 2007. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine. An immaculate copy of the 2007 1st edition. Bright and Fine in its duotone cloth, with decorative silver design at the front panel. Square quarto, crisp color reproductions thruout. Also includes a pristine example of the publisher's faux-ivory folding chemise, which houses the book.
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Diary in Turkish and Greek Waters

by The Earl of Carlisle

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1855
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
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$100.00

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Boston: Hickling, Swan and Brown, 1855. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A solid copy of the 1855 1st American edition. Tight and VG in its chocolate-brown cloth, with very light foxing and soiling to the interior. Decorative blindstamping at the panels and bright gilt-lettering along the spine. Thick 12mo, 299 pgs. Edited by C.C. Felton.
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The Ceramic Art of China & Other Countries of the Far East

by William Bowyer Honey

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1954
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
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$50.00

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New York: The Beechhurst Press, 1954. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1954 1st American edition. Tight and VG (with light foxing at the top and fore-edges) in a bright, VG+ dustjacket, with very light soiling at the rear panel and light wear to the spine ends. Quarto, 238 pgs. of text plus 192 crisp black-and-white reproductions.… Read more
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The Muria and Their Ghotul

by Verrier Elwin

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1947
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
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$100.00

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London: Oxford University Press, 1947. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1947 1st edition. Solid and VG+ in a bright, price-intact, VG- dustjacket, with chipping along the top-edges and at the spine ends. Still though, a presentable copy. Thick octavo, 730 pgs. Also includes the Word-List accompanying the text.
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$100.00
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La Chine et Son Art

by Rene Grousset

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1951
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$50.00

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Paris: Librairie Plon, 1951. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. A solid copy of the 1951 1st edition. Clean and VG+ in its original wrappers. And in a VG example of the glassine dustjacket, with very light chipping at the edges. Octavo, 252 pgs., crisp black-and-white reproductions thruout.
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Japanese Art & Handicraft

by Henry L. Joly & Kumasaku Tomita

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1976
Condition
Collectible; Fine
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$150.00

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Tutland, VT: Charles Tuttle, 1976. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. The 1976 1st American edition, following the 1916 London limited edition and the 1976 London trade edition. A very soid copy. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Thick quarto, 162 black and white plates, 8 color plates. Also includes a lightly-worn example of publisher's cardboard slipcase.… Read more
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Iron & Steel in Ancient China

by Donald B. Wagner

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Published
1993
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Item Price
$250.00

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Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1993. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. INSCRIBED BY DONALD WAGNER on the front free endpaper. A very sharp copy to boot of the 1993 1st edition. Fine (with unflecked gilt-lettering at the front panel and spine) in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, 573 pgs. Part of Brill's wonderful "Handbook of Oriental Studies" series. Signed by… Read more
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$250.00
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Suzuki Harunobu: A Selection of His Color Prints and Illustrated Books

by Jack Hillier

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1970
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
Item Price
$125.00

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David R. Godine (in Association with The Philadelphia Museum of Art), 1970. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A clean, crisp copy of the 1970 1st edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR JAMES HILLIER on the front free endpaper. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-clipped, Near Fine dustjacket. Tall quarto, 239 pgs. Signed by Author.
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$125.00
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Science & Civilisation in China (Volume IV: Part 2)

by Joseph Needham

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1965
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
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$100.00

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Cambridge University Press, 1965. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A solid copy of the 1965 1st edition of Vol. IV: Part 2 ("Physics and Physical Technology/Mechanical Engineering") of Joseph Needham's epic undertaking. Clean and VG in a bright, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with very light chipping along the panel edges and spine ends and one small closed… Read more
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Science & Civilisation in China (Vol. III)

by Joseph Needham

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1959
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
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$100.00

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Cambridge University Press, 1959. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1959 1st edition of Vol. III ("Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth") of Joseph Needham's seminal set on Chinese science and culture. Clean and VG+ in a bright, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with mild darkening along the spine and pronounced chipping (somewhat affecting… Read more
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The Japanese Reformer: An Autobiography

by Tel Sono

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1890
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Hunt & Eaton, 1890. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1890 1st American edition. G+/VG- in its navy-blue cloth, with bright gilt title-lettering to the front panel. Some staining to the panels, particularly along the lower edges and spine base. Still though, presentable and, internally, very clean, with no writing or markings of any kind. 12mo,… Read more
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