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The Ship of Sulaimān

by O'Kane, John, translator

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Published
1972
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9780231036542
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Hardcover. x, 250p., first American edition from English plates, waxed blue cloth boards in dj; very good condition. Persian heritage series no. 11.
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image of Address by Charles A. Lindbergh. New York, April 23, 1941

Address by Charles A. Lindbergh. New York, April 23, 1941

by Lindbergh, Charles A.

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Published
1941
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Chicago: America First Committee, 1941. 14p., staplebound pamphlet, mild edgewear and a couple of faint rust marks to the rear cover. Lindbergh argues against going to war with Germany, stating that such a war would be unwinnable, whereas no nation would ever succeed at attacking the United States. He calls for the isolationist pursuit of an "independent American destiny."… Read more
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image of Address by Charles A. Lindbergh. New York, April 23, 1941

Address by Charles A. Lindbergh. New York, April 23, 1941

by Lindbergh, Charles A.

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Published
1941
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Chicago: America First Committee, 1941. 14p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Inside of front cover has a red pencil note that it was obtained from the AFC in Chicago. Lindbergh argues against going to war with Germany, stating that such a war would be unwinnable, whereas no nation would ever succeed at attacking the United States. He calls for the… Read more
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image of Memoirs of the Mogul Court. Edited by Michael Edwardes

Memoirs of the Mogul Court. Edited by Michael Edwardes

by Manucci, Niccolao; Michael Edwardes, editor

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no date
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London: Folio Society, no date. Hardcover. 180p., illustrated with scattered b&w period reproductions, hardbound in 10x6 inch patterened cloth over boards. A good reading copy, top edge has been exposed to damp and there is some bubbling of cloth and endpaper margins, and a general air of dusty handling. As we say, a reading copy.
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image of China at War. Vol. XIV, no. 4 (April 1945)

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New York: Chinese News Service, 1945. 79p., staplebound journal, about 5.5x7.5 inches, couple of creases to cover, rust at the staple. A journal based in Hankow but printed in New York to offer a Chinese perspective on the ongoing war in Asia. This issue includes an article about the Chinese diplomats visiting San Francisco for the formation of the… Read more
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image of Doves and diplomats, foreign offices and peace movements in Europe and America in the Twentieth Century

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Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1978. Hardcover. xi, 303p., very good condition. Contributions in political science, no. 4.
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Ambassador from Venice; Pietro Pasqualigo in Lisbon, 1501

by Weinstein, Donald

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Published
1960
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1960. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries, 112p., illustrated with facsimiles and two line maps. Rubricated titlepage and chapter heads, presswork on Mohawk Superfine, hardbound in 8x6 inch faux paper-vellum boards decoratively ruled in blind and spine-titled gilt. Enclosing this casing, which is in fine shape, is an old acetate transparency, probably original to this edition; it… Read more
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image of The First Age - of the Portuguese Embassies, Navigations and Peregrinations to the Kingdoms and Islands of Southeast Asia (1509-1521

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Bethesda: Printed [for the author] by Decatur Press Inc, 1968. Hardcover. 136p., illustrated with a folded line map on cardstock, hardcover in 9x6 inch red cloth boards. Sound, clean, and unmarked, a very nice copy.
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Asia and Western Dominance

by Panikkar, K.M.

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Published
1965
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London: George Allen & Unwin, 1965. 350p., very good hardcover in a price-clipped dustjacket with a remnant of an old label on the spine. Sixth printing. By an Indian ambassador to Egypt and China.
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image of Voiage de Siam, du Pere Bouvet, precede d'une introduction avec une biographie et une bibliographie de son auteur

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Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1963. Hardcover. cxxi, 157p. illustrated with a few period facsimiles on inserted stock, a handsome hardbound with presswork on not-quite alkaline paperstock, hence mild flecks of foxing to top edge and to titlepage. Red cloth boards gilt, 9.5x7.2 inches. Sound and square, completely clean and unmarked except for the spots of foxing, a very good copy.… Read more
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The Struggle for Baltic Markets; Powers in Conflict 1558-1618

by Attman, Arthur

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Published
1979
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Goteborg: Kungl. Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-Samhallet, 1979. Paperback. 232p., illustrated with one line map (very last leaf), text entirely in English, softbound in 9x6 inch plain printed (but rubricated) grey wraps (laid lines, nice stock), continental-style paperback with overlapping covers (a bit worn) and closed signatures (a former owner read all the way through and opened neatly, without a wrong… Read more
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New perspectives on Northeast Asia

by Scalapino, Robert A.

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Published
1961
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Washington DC: Union for Democratic Action Educational Fund, 1961. Pamphlet. 36p., wraps, slightly musty else good condition, 4x9.25 inches.
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image of Who is making our foreign policy?  A statement of the Communist Party, U.S.A.

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New York: New York State Communist Party, 1948. Four panel brochure, paper browned, minor edge wear and old tape repair else good condition, 5.5x8.5 inches.
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image of The Siamese Memoirs of Count Claude de Forbin 1685-1688. Introduced and edited by Michael Smithies

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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 1997. Paperback. [xii], 190p., illustrated with numerous period facsimiles, portraits, sites and maps, softbound, a paperback in 8x5.5 inch glossy decorated wraps. Alkaline paperstock, savvy book design, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of The Diary of Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon) Thai Ambassador to France June-July 1686

The Diary of Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon) Thai Ambassador to France June-July 1686

by Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon)

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Published
2002
ISBN
9789747551587
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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2002. Paperback. [xii], 76p., illustrated with a half-dozen period portraits &c and a modern line map, softbound, a paperback in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps. Alkaline paperstock, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. On Kosa Pan's return, a change in kingship brought wholesale torture and massacre, which he did not… Read more
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image of The Chevalier de Chaumont and the Abbe de Choisy:  Aspects of the Embassy to Siam 1685, being Alexandre de Chaumont: Relation of the Embassy to Siam 1685, and Francois-Timoleon de Choisy: Memoranda on religion and commerce in Siam, and, Reflections on the Embassy to Siam.  Edited and in part translated by Michael Smithies. [Line drawings by Jacques Dumarcay, consultant architect of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient]

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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 1997. Paperback. ix, 216p., softbound, a paperback in 8x6 inch glossy decorated wraps, furnished with modern line drawings as called for. Alkaline paperstock, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. FYI, de Choisy was a cross-dresser, a factoid that survived our memoirists' discretion.
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Venetians in Constantinople

by Dursteler, Eric R.

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Published
2006
ISBN
9780801883248
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Baltimore: johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. xi, 289p., scattered illustrations (plat map, period imagery, &c), first American edition hardcover in cloth boards and dust jacket, an as-new copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Johns Hopkins Studies in historical and political science, 124th series (2006).
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image of Victory without peace [Inscribed to Edgar G. Sisson]

Victory without peace [Inscribed to Edgar G. Sisson]

by Burlingame, Roger; Alden Stevens

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Published
1944
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944. 335p., hardcover in edgeworn dustjacket, front hinge starting, inscribed by Burlingame "For Edgar Sisson, Pleasant memories and cordial greetings," with an additional typed and signed latter laid in thanking Sisson for his response to the book. Sisson, a former magazine editor (most recently at Cosmopolitan), had joined the US foreign publicity effort… Read more
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Two-faced NATO

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Published
1961
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Washington DC: National Defense Committee, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1961. Pamphlet. xiv, 98p., staplebound booklet, very good. An attack on NATO from the right. Undated, but refers to events in 1961.
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The Court Journey to the Shōgun of Japan: From a private account by Jan Cock Blomhoff

by Blomhoff, Jan Cock; edited by F.R. Effert; introduced and annotated by Matthi Forrer

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Published
2000
ISBN
9789074822183
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£36.35

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Leiden, The Netherlands: Hotei Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. 133p., cloth-covered boards, 7.75x11 inches, profusely illus., very good condition in like dj. Blomhoff was the Dutch embassy to Japan from 1817 to 1823.
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