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Early English Adventures in the East

by Wright, Arnold

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Published
1917
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London: Andrew Melrose, 1917. Hardcover. 331p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, corners bumped, endpapers, first and last few pages, and foreedge foxed else good condition.
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[Japan]: Nihon Hoso Kyokai, NHK Puromoshon, 1993. 263p., very good paperback, illustrated in color; text mostly in Japanese, though each exhibit is captioned in English, and there are English essays at the end of the volume. Catalog of a visiting exhibition from Europe that was held at Sezon Bijutsukan and three other museums in Japan. The items displayed reflect… Read more
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Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004. Hardcover. x-v, 274p., blue boards, preface, notes on romanization, bibliography, very good in like dj, slight ben at corners. Hawai'i Studies on Korea.
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image of Eastward Ho!  The first English adventurers to the Orient - Richard Chancellor - Anthony Jenkinson - James Lancaster - William Adams - Sir Thomas Roe.  With Twenty Illustrations

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1931. Hardcover. xiv, 199p., boards lightly worn, bottom corner of rear free endpaper dampstained else very good condition in a worn and chipped dj which is dampstained along the bottom edge.
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image of Asian Travel in the Renaissance. Preface by Anthony Reid.  Published on behalf of the Society for Renaissance Studies

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Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. Paperback. xi, 234p., illustrated with two period plates and a modern line map, softbound, a 9x6 paperback in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps. Fine copy, we see no flaw: sound, clean, unmarked. Touches on "purposes of trade, colonialism and religious conversion by a diverse array of Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and English figtures.. contrasts the… Read more
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Arts of Asia, 1974-2001 [41 issues]

by Nguyet, Tuyet, publisher & editor

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Published
2004
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$125.00

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Kowloon, Hong Kong: Arts of Asia Publications, 2004. Magazine. Forty-one issues of the bimonthly magazine, spanning the period from Jul-Aug 1972 to May-Jun 2001. Various pagination, 9 x 12 inches, profusely illus., lightly worn. Issues include 1973 Jul-Aug, 1974 May-Jun, 1976 Sep-Oct, Nov-Dec, 1977 Jan-Feb, Mar-Apr, May-Jun, Jul-Aug, 1978 Mar-Apr, May-Jun, Jul-Aug, 1980 Sep-Oct, 1981 Jan-Feb, 1982 May-Jun, Jul-Aug,… Read more
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Bombay: Indian Historical Research Institute, St. Xavier's College, 1955. xxxix, 193p., paperback, mild shelfwear.
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China...and India? and Indonesia? and Burma

by Russell, Maud

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Published
1960
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$15.00

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New York: Far East Reporter / Maud Russell Publisher, 1960. 63p., 2 line maps, glossy coated paperstock throughout, staplebound 8x5.5 inch wraps; wraps lightly worn and soiled, small stain on front wrap else very good condition. In essence an appraisal of the chances of various communist parties to take power, as was the case in China.
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Macao: Mysterious Decay and Romance

by Pittis, Donald and Susan J. Henders, edited and selected by

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Published
1997
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9780195905694
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$12.00

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Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1997. Paperback. xviii, 265p., wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good first edition. Includes excerpts from W.H. Auden, Ian Fleming, and others.
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Literature East & West, 1973, Jun, Sep, Dec, Vol. 17, Nos. 2-4

by teele, roy e., editor

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Published
1973
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Austin, TX: Oriental-Western Literary Relations group of the Modern Language Association, 1973. Paperback. One issue, 163-457pp., digest size, cover wraps toned, smudged and worn near edges and spine, else in very good condition.
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Chinese weapons

by Werner, E. T. C.

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Published
1932
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$250.00

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Shanghai: Royal Asiatic Society, 1932. 59p., slender hardcover, bookplate of the Far East Criminal Investigation Laboratory (an Army lab headed by Colonel Calvin H. Goddard) inside front cover, with inventory inscription on rear endpaper. Covers are rubbed at corners, a few dings to the brown cloth, bottom of spine has signs of label removal.
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A new historical relation of the Kingdom of Siam

by de La Loubère, Simon

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Published
1986
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$30.00

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Bangkok: White Lotus, 1986. ix, 260p., very good hardcover. Facsimile of the 1693 edition.
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Connaissance du Viêt-nam

by Huard, Pierre; Maurice M Durand

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Published
1954
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Hanoi: Ećole francais d'Extreme-Orient, 1954. 356p., paperbacl; cover has a cup ring, otherwise mildly toned and handled. Overview of Vietnam, its history and culture.
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Zelandia Comitatus. Geschiedenis en Cartobibliografie van de provincie Zeeland tot 1860

by Blonk - van der Wijst, Dick en Joan

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Published
2010
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9789061942405
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$65.00

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Utrecht: Hes & de Graaf Publishers, 2010. 513p., a gloriously large, lavish production even for would-be readers ignorant of the Dutch language. Two hundred years' worth of navigation charts gotten up in colors (or whatever is called for) with much of the visual as well as intrinsic interest of full-scale mapping. Hardbound in topnotch archival-grade paper and cloth, 13x9.5… Read more
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Oriental Tales

by Yourcenar, Marguerite, translated from the French by Alberto Manguel & the author

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Published
1985
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9780374227289
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New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 1985. Hardcover. 147p., postscript, very good first US edition stated in quarter-cloth boards and bright unclipped dj.
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Shanghai: Kangjian shuju, 1941. [122p.], slender pocket-sized wartime atlas with stiff cloth covers, 3.5x5.25 inches; spine sun-faded, otherwise very good. Each two-page map is accompanied by a textual summary about the depicted location, printed in tiny font. At this time Mongolia was still claimed as a province, while Taiwan was not.
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The Great Wall of China

by Geil, William Edgar

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Published
1909
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New York: Sturgis & Walton Co, 1909. xvi, 393p., hardcover, very good with minor foxing. Illustrated with 116 black and white photos tracing the route of the Great Wall from East to West. Some sections appear much different here than after their 20th century renovations.
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Catechismus pro iis qui volunt suscipere Baptismum in octo dies divisus

by de Rhodes, Alexandre; Claude Larre

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Published
1961
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Saigon: Groupe Littéraire Tinh-viet, 1961. 237p., paperback, wraps mildly rubbed, otherwise very good. With facsimiles of the 1651 edition.
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A dictionary of Chinese mythology

by Werner, E. T. C.

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Published
1932
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$45.00

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Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1932. xxiii, 627p., mildly worn hardcover with interesting bookplate of Marcus Crahan, otherwise very good.
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Glimpses of the olden times, India under East India Company

by Wilson, C. R., W. H. Carey

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Published
1968
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Calcutta: Eastlight Book House, 1968. Hardcover. 199p., teal dj very worn at the corners with small tears, hardcover, pages toned, dj inside flaps very foxed and toned along the fold, small label on inside cover wrap in lower left corner of flap, previous price penciled in on upper rt corner of first blank page, else good reading copy. … Read more
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