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Chinese Fireworks decorative box top.
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Chinese Fireworks decorative box top.

by [CHINA - FOLK ART]

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circa1900.
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[China].. circa1900.. Hand painted cut paper and gilt foil label on thick cardboard as issued, 43.5 x 49.3 some loss to the foil, but in very good condition. A wonderfully decorative example of Chinese folk art, this is a hand cut and painted decorative paper and foil box top (including the flap), produced in China around 1900. Intricately designed and… Read more about this item
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Map of Japan Shewing Connections Chosen Manchuria North-China.
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Map of Japan Shewing Connections Chosen Manchuria North-China.

by [THOMAS COOK TOURIST MAP OF JAPAN].

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[circa1914].
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Yokohama.: Thomas Cook and Son; Box of Curios Press. [circa1914].. Folding coloured map of Japan showing steamship and railway routes picked out in red, 28.5 x 336.2cms, large inset map shows Japan's connections with Korea, Manchuria and North China; tipped into the original blue card title-wrappers, small professionally sealed tear to a lower margin (no loss), early owner's neat inked… Read more about this item
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剪贴 节三集. [Jiantie  Jie san ji]  [Scrapbook, Collection 3]
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剪贴 节三集. [Jiantie Jie san ji] [Scrapbook, Collection 3]

by [REVOLUTIONARY PICTURE SCRAPBOOK ALBUM].

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(Circa1965.
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(Circa1965.. Large scrapbook with numerous colour and black and white Russian and Chinese illustrations which appear to have been clipped from magazines of the time. Many depict revolutionary heroic actions, military events and inspirational locations, some images show revolutionary images of the time others non political paintings. Some have brief captions in Chinese, (simplified characters). Circa 62pp. The scrapbook… Read more about this item
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Photograph of Anti-Revolutionaries.

Photograph of Anti-Revolutionaries.

by [PUBLIC SHAMING DURING THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION].

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(Circa1970).
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Xuzhou.. (Circa1970).. Black and white photograph of two counter-revolutionaries being paraded through the streets on the back of a truck. Photograph is a little faded, with drawing pin marks at corners, and a closed tear to left margin. Otherwise in good condition, 24.3 x 30.3cm. The offences of which these two unfortunate people were accused of where anti-revolution revisionism and… Read more about this item
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Pacific Brand. Packed by Johnston Fruit Co., Santa Barbara, California

Pacific Brand. Packed by Johnston Fruit Co., Santa Barbara, California

by [PACIFIC - FRUIT CRATE LABEL]

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circa1917?
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Santa Barbara.: Johnston Fruit Co; Schmidt (lithographers). circa1917?. Vintage fruit crate label, full colour, 22 x 31.7 cms, unused, very good condition. This map of the Pacific Rim region is a fun piece of cartographic ephemera. It depicts a huge lemon with the distribution citrus routes for Californian based Johnston Fruit Co., marked from Hawaii to ports in the United… Read more about this item
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The de la Chine et des Indes.  [vintage paper advertising label for tea from China and India].

The de la Chine et des Indes. [vintage paper advertising label for tea from China and India].

by [1890S TEA EPHEMERA]

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circa1890s.
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Paris.: Compagnie Des Antilles.. circa1890s.. Tea crate label 16.5 x 22 cms, textured cream stock, with coloured ilustration and adjacent text panel in red, in very good condition. Attractive advertising ephemera for Compagnie des Antilles, a French wholesaler founded in 1884 by René Honoré Collas. The company was very succesful, winning two gold medals at the Nice Exhibition of 1892.… Read more about this item
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Imperial Examination Cheats' Sheet. [科舉考試作弊小抄].
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Imperial Examination Cheats' Sheet. [科舉考試作弊小抄].

by [QING EPHEMERA]

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circa1850.
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[China].. circa1850.. Four columns (per side) of closely transcribed “fly-head script” (蝇头小字), Chinese manuscript characters in brush and black ink on a double-sided silk handkerchief or sheet, 41. x 37.5 cms, narrow border, a little edgewear with minor loss to the foot and very occasional professional restoration in the body of the text by Grimwade University Services, University of Melbourne,… Read more about this item
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American Roads to Peace

American Roads to Peace

by [PICTORIAL - PRE WWII MAP] BURKE, HOWARD AUSTIN [1899-1967.]

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Sunday 1 May1938.
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Los Angeles.: Los Angeles Examiner.. Sunday 1 May1938.. Printed colour pictorial map 33 x 48 cms; 41.8 x 54.5 cms (sheet) central fold, sheet toned, corners chipped with some loss to the bottom border and at the central fold, in good condition; and on the verso "Movie-Go-Round" by Louella O. Parsons, black and white photos and advertisements. Pictorial map… Read more about this item
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Photograph Album of a Trip Around the World, Including Photographs of China.
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Photograph Album of a Trip Around the World, Including Photographs of China.

by [ALBUM - WOMEN TRAVELLERS IN ASIA].

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(Circa1934-1935).
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(Circa1934-1935).. Approximately 330 black and white photographs (including a handful of commercial images produced for the tourist market), most approx 11 x 7 or 14 x 8.5 cms (or landscape), a few larger, three coloured postcards of Japan tipped onto 46 black album leaves, mounted in a brown textured leather laced album 26 x 34 cms, in very… Read more about this item
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北満に於ける露西亜寺院. [Hokuman ni okeru Roshia Jiin].  [Russian Churches of Northern Manchuria].
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北満に於ける露西亜寺院. [Hokuman ni okeru Roshia Jiin]. [Russian Churches of Northern Manchuria].

by [NOMAGUCHI, HIDEKI]. 野間口英喜.

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Second Edition
Published
Showa 14 [1939]
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Mukden: 満鉄鉄道総局営業局旅客課. [Mantetsu Tetsudōkyoku Eigyōkyoku Ryokyakuka].. Second Edition. Showa 14 [1939]. Black and white photographic illustrations, 1 + 26pp, 19 x 12.8cm. Attractive stapled booklet in original pictorial wrappers. First published in 1938 this Japanese tourist guide provides an outline of the history of the Russian churches and cathedrals in northern Manchuria, with descriptions and black-and-white photos of the best-known… Read more about this item
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Two Studio Portraits of Young Naval Officers.

Two Studio Portraits of Young Naval Officers.

by TAMAMURA, KOZABURO (STUDIO OF).

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(Circa1901).
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Kobe.. (Circa1901).. Two photographic prints 14.3 x 10.3 and 13.1 x 9.4 cms (images) mounted on stamped studio card: 22.5 x 15.8 and 18.5 x 13.3 cms (the smaller a little bumped and stained to a lower corner), faint spotting to one image and some silvering in the other, the larger signed in the image "Arthur, 1901" and the other… Read more about this item
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World News of the Week.  Monday, Apr. 13, 1942.  Covering period Apr. 3 to Apr. 9.  Military Edition.
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World News of the Week. Monday, Apr. 13, 1942. Covering period Apr. 3 to Apr. 9. Military Edition.

by [WORLD MAP - WORLD WAR II]

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Volume 4, No. 32.
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13 April1942.
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Army Orientation Course. / News Map of the Week, Inc.. Volume 4, No. 32.. 13 April1942.. Folding colour pictorial map on sheet 88 x 119 cms, (blank on verso), inset maps (two photographic), diagrams and black and white photographic illustrations, descriptive text, top edge chipped, a few short edge tears and lower corner torn (no loss), pinholes at the corners,… Read more about this item
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A Delightful Collection of Japanese and Taiwanese Christmas Cards from Executives of Major Paper and Printing Companies in Those Countries.

A Delightful Collection of Japanese and Taiwanese Christmas Cards from Executives of Major Paper and Printing Companies in Those Countries.

by [PAPER - EAST ASIAN CHRISTMAS CARD COLLECTION].

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1960s -1970s.
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Japan/Taiwan.. 1960s -1970s.. 33 very attractive folding Christmas cards, almost all with printed or handwritten enclosures loosely inserted. Various sizes and in near fine conditon. A compelling collection of Asian art from the sixties and seventies. Unusual group of ephemera from 1960s - 1970s most from executives of Japanese paper makers such as Kanzaki Paper Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Oji Paper… Read more about this item
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Jap Army Uniforms [caption title]. Newsmap for the Armed Forces.  230th Week of the War -  112th Week of U.S. Participation. Monday, February 7, 1944.
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Jap Army Uniforms [caption title]. Newsmap for the Armed Forces. 230th Week of the War - 112th Week of U.S. Participation. Monday, February 7, 1944.

by [MILITARY UNIFORMS - JAPAN - WWII].

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July 21944.
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New York.: Army Information Branch.. July 21944.. Full colour poster 88.7 x 119.2 cms of military uniforms, on the recto two maps (of the Marshall Islands and Burma), black and white photographic illustrations and text, folding to a Newsmap 22 x 30 cms, a few fold splits archivally strengthened (without loss), tape residue in the upper corners, light wear and… Read more about this item
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Archive of George and John Caiger.

Archive of George and John Caiger.

by [AUSTRALIA AND JAPAN - A VISUAL AND WRITTEN MEMOIR].

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Circa 1908 -2005.
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Circa 1908 -2005.. George Caiger (1903-1991): 10 family photographic albums with over 800 black and white photographs, many captioned, dating mainly from the 1920s -1940s, one album with a few earlier images (including two cabinet cards stamped by the W. H. Bursle studio Orange, and large format tinted military portrait signed La Doré, Orange); one manila folder with16 photographs… Read more about this item
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Java. Garden Isle of Mystery.
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Java. Garden Isle of Mystery.

by [JAVA - 1950S ADVERTISING EPHEMERA] VANDERLAAN, SIMON.

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circa1950.
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New York.: Manz Corporation.. circa1950.. Colour poster, 91.5 x 59.4 cms (sheet), folding to a full colour advertising brochure 32 x 23.5 cms, text in panels and three further illustrations, light wear at folds; small fold split at the base (no loss), overall in very good, clean condition. Vivid poster art featuring a Javanese dancer, the exotic centrepiece of … Read more about this item
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Target Tokyo.  Newsmap for the Armed Forces.  Monday, October 18, 1943.  214th Week of the War - 96th Week of U.S. Participation.

Target Tokyo. Newsmap for the Armed Forces. Monday, October 18, 1943. 214th Week of the War - 96th Week of U.S. Participation.

by [JAPAN - WORLD WAR II - PROPAGANDA] MANNING, F. E. (MAPMAKER).

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August 10,1943.
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Washington, D.C.: Army Air Forces.. August 10,1943.. Very large folding colour poster 119.8 x 89 cm, edgewear and small fold splits with no loss to the image, the sheet toned along the folds, but in very good condition. Striking hemispherical view with Japan at the centre, encompassing the area from Iran in the west, Australia in the south, and as… Read more about this item
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風流十二月. 五月. 七月. 十月. 極月. [Furyu junigatu. Gogatsu, Shichigatsu. Jugatsu. Gokugetsu].  [12 Months of Delightful Children's Scenes. May, July, October and December].
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風流十二月. 五月. 七月. 十月. 極月. [Furyu junigatu. Gogatsu, Shichigatsu. Jugatsu. Gokugetsu]. [12 Months of Delightful Children's Scenes. May, July, October and December].

by [ISHIKAWA TOYOMASA]. 石川豊雅.

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[late19th Century?]
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[Japan].. [late19th Century?]. Set of four Japanese woodblock prints of the original series of twelve prints. Approx 26 x 18 cms, preserved in modern window mounts 40.5 x 30.5 cms, images in very good condition. These delightful scenes of children's play were originally depicted by Ishikawa Toyomasa in the mid-18th century as a series of 12 scenes for a year.… Read more about this item
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The Great Wall of China Near Nankow Pass. [Supplement Only from February 1923 Issue of The National Geographic].

by [GREAT WALL OF CHINA - PANORAMA].

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1923.
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National Geographic Society.. 1923.. Black and white folding photographic panorama 18 x 111.7 cm, 24.2 x 115.8cm (sheet), light wear along one fold and small marginal fold split, in very good condition. A fine view of a section of the Great Wall of China "this Long Rampart the most stupendous structure ever to be raised by the hand of… Read more about this item
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Untitled Japanese Woodblock Print of a Sunflower.

Untitled Japanese Woodblock Print of a Sunflower.

by IKEDA DUIGETSU. 池田瑞.

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[circa1950s].
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[Japan].. [circa1950s].. Colour woodblock print, 35.7 x 28 cms; 46.7 x 34.1 cms (sheet size), artist's signature and chop lower right, adhesive residue to upper and lower margins from previous matting (outside image area), otherwise very good, bright condition. Lovely Japanese woodblock print of a sunflower, with artist's signature and seal in the image at lower right. Printed on… Read more about this item
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