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image of Western Barbarians in Japan and Formosa in Tokugawa Days 1603-1868. Second Edition

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New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp, 1968. xiv, 434p., scattered facsimiles, several folding, a few in color. Fastened inside rear cover find a large pocket containing four more facsimiles (folded), one (plat map of Nagasaki) quite large. A very good copy, all elements present and in as-new shape: sound, clean, unmarked.
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image of Ships, Sailors and Spices. East India Companies and Their Shipping in the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries

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Amsterdam: NEHA, 1993. xi, 208p., an elegant hardcover in dark blue openweave cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. Illustrated with a doublespread line-map, a large number of vignette period facsimiles scattered throughout text, though this "large number" is overwhelmed by a fantastic accumulation of tabled statistics. Find a small, double-sided "erratum" slip (errata, actually,… Read more
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£33.38
image of The Sultan's Servants; The Transformation of Ottoman Provincial Government 1550-1650

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1983. A revision of author's 1975 thesis in Turkish, evidently translated by himself: xxiii, 181p., illustrated with numerous tables, many period facsimiles, and a doublespread line map. Hardbound, the first edition of this translation hardcover in 9x6 inch white cloth boards titled in irridescent purple and enclosed in the purple dust jacket. A structurally… Read more
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image of A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia. The 1590 Theodor de Bry Latin Edition - Facsimile edition accompanied by the modernized English text

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Charlottesville: Published for the Library at the Mariners' Museum by the University of Virginia Press, 2007. Paperback. xv, 189p., a high-end art book, the softbound issue in massive 12x9 inch decorated wraps, a fine as-new copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. The "facsimile" runs from p.81 to 187 with a plethora of fullpage color plates reproduced beautifully, while… Read more
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image of Through Closed Doors: Western Influence on Japanese Art 1639-1853  [with, laid in]  Additions to the Exhibition: The following 49 objects from the Kobe Ciy Museum of Namban Art will be shown exclusively at &c &c..   Exhibition organized by Cal French, Tadashi Sugase, Kiichi Usui

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Kobe Japan / Rochester MI: Kobe City Museum of Namban Art / Meadow Brook Art Gallery, 1978. Paperback. 173p., vignette b&w exhibit photography throughout a double-column running text, with a brief colorphoto section. Softbound in 12x9 inch decorated wraps, externally a tad edgeworn, a sound copy within and without, textblock completely clean and unmarked. Laid in find a stapled… Read more
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image of Goa and the Great Mughal

Goa and the Great Mughal

by Flores, Jorge and Nuno Vassallo e Silva, editors

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Published
2004
ISBN
9789728848040
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£48.21

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London: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in association with Scala Publishers, 2004. 240p., fine-arts quality paperstock and design, a large hardbound in 11.5x9 inch black boards titled in silverfoil and enclosed in the striking dust jacket. Profuse vignette exhibit photography (and some fullpage plates) throughout a running text, a really nice clean copy: completely sound and unmarked. Bonus: laid in find… Read more
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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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image of Yokohama; Prints from Nineteenth-Century Japan

Yokohama; Prints from Nineteenth-Century Japan

by Yonemura, Ann

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780874749939
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£22.25

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Washington DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery / Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. 198p., full monty art-book format, profuse color illustrations each captioned at length amid a running text. Hardbound in 13x9 inch openweave green cloth boards and dust jacket, dj a fine color wraparound. Book itself entirely sound and clean; at p.107 find a small pictorial erratum slip supplying an… Read more
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image of The Southern Barbarians - The First Europeans in Japan

The Southern Barbarians - The First Europeans in Japan

by Cooper, Michael, S.J., editor; Arimichi Ebisawa, Fernando G. Gutierrez, Diego Pacheco and the editor, contributors

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Published
1971
ISBN
9780870111389
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£29.67

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Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd, 1971. 216p., profuse b&w exhibit photography, with scattered colorphoto work, presswork on alkaline clay-coated paper and hardbound in 12x8.5 inch openweave dark blue cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the dust jacket. Dj mildly edgeworn, cloth has a touch of dust-soil else perfectly clean, a sound unmarked copy.
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image of Catalogue 363, Foreigners in Early Japan Part II: Picture Scrolls, Prints, Books, Maps, Perry, Russians, Nagasaki, Travel, Geography, Netsuke, Yokohama, Meiji Cookery, Clocks, etc.   [with]    Catalog 386, Foreigners in Early Japan Part III: Perry in Japan, Nagasaki Prints, Christianity in Early Japan, Clocks, Whales and Whaling and  A Major Collection of Yokohama Prints.   [pair from a series, each complete in itself]

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Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1966. Part II @ 72p., Part III unpaginated (similar), entries #146 to #561, small saddle-stitched copyshop-type formats (matching, rather plain), illustrations are small and faint, annotation runs from two lines to half-page and was composed by an expert familiar with issues are eras. Spinefold of III is toned, else the pair is in very… Read more
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image of The Indian Response to European Technology and Culture (A.D. 1498-1707)

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Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1982. xv, 225p., substantial plates section on glazed alkaline paperstock, with several in color; hardbound in dark blue cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. Slight edgewear to dj, yellow dj has left streaks on front endsheets, an otherwise nearly-new copy: perfectly sound, free of any soil, and unmarked except for those endpaper streaks.
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image of Thule. Altnordische Dichtungund Prosa. Band 1 - Band 24 [set]

Thule. Altnordische Dichtungund Prosa. Band 1 - Band 24 [set]

by Niedner, Felix et al., Herausgegeben

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Published
1963
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£333.77

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Dusseldorf-Koln: Eugen Diederichs Verlag, 1963. Later printing, black letter, complete set, unobtrusively ex-library. Hardbound, white cloth spines titled black over matched 8x5.5 inch textured apicot boards, decorated with period vignettes. Slightest shelfwear, a clean sound set which was once rubber-stamped "English Dept. Library" in the upper corner of each pastedown, then de-accessioned with the wavy line of an inkstick.… Read more
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image of Catalogue of Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to Wine and Food, The Property of Mrs. J.D. Simon from the Library of The late Andre L. Simon, Founder and sometime President of the Wine and Food Society. Monday, 18th May, 1981

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London: Sotheby's, 1981. Paperback. [vii], 76p., one color exhibit photo and a number of b&w (including a frontis portrait of Andre Simon (gloating a friendly gloat), small softbound in 9.5x7 inch plain printed green wraps, nice clean copy with a printed "estimates" list laid in.
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image of Chianti; The History of Florence and Its Wines

Chianti; The History of Florence and Its Wines

by Paronetto, Lamberto

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Published
1970
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London: Wine and Spirit Publications Ltd, 1970. 224p., illustrated in color and b&w with a folding monochrome regional map, printed on clay-coated alkaline paperstock and softbound in 9x6.5 inch glossy frenchfold wraps. The first Englished edition from the 1967 true first in Italian. Mildest signs of handling and age, generic bookplate on the ffep, a sound, clean, unmarked copy.… Read more
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image of Gastronomische Bibliothek Alfred Walterspiel. Auktion 47, 6 November 1984

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Munich: Hartung & Karl, 1984. Paperback. 108p. plus 8 pages of b&w plates appended, 576 listings, small softbound on 9.5x6 inch glossy semi- alkaline paperstock in decorated wraps, several entries marked lightly in pencil. A prices realized insert is laid in covering this and a later sale (auktion 48), a very presentable copy. NB, texts entirely in the German… Read more
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image of Menu; Collections Edgar Soete vendues au profit de l'Association Perce-Neige. Beaux Livres, Reliures Precieuses, Hippologie, Livres Provenant du Chateau de Noailles. Important ensemble de Menus d'Europe et d'Amerique. Gastronomie, Oenologie, Autographs.  18 novembre 2000

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Paris: Collections Edgar Soete, 2000. Paperback. Unpaginated, 269 listings, illustrations in b&w and color exhibit photographs on coated alkaline paperstock, softbound in 10.5x8 inch color-decorated wraps. Nice copy, virtually as new: sound, clean, unmarked. We have two exemplars in this condition.
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£18.54
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Dibdin in Paris (1818)

by Janssen, Frans A.

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Published
2008
ISBN
9789061940500
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£14.83

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Nuth, Netherlands: Hes & De Graaf Publishers /aka H&DG, 2008. Hardcover. 43p. plus publisher's menu, illustrations in color (fine reproductions), a slim small casebound book embellished with pressed motif in orange and black. A lovely book and a fine copy of it: sound, clean, free of any markings.
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image of Periodical Publications 1641-1700; A Survey with illustrations. A Preliminary Hand-list

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London: The Bibliographical Society, 1986. Paperback. 109p., appended notes (unpaginated), numerous b&w fullpage facsimiles and a couple charts, oversize softbound in 11.5x8.5 inch white & skyblue wraps. Presswork on semi-glazed alkaline paperstock, text reproduced from keyboard-set ms. Front cover is a little handled with a corner-tip crease else sound, and completely clean and free of any markings. Occasional papers… Read more
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image of Une Affaire de gout. A Selection of Cookbooks: 1475 to 1873. From the Library of Dr. and Mrs. John Talbot Gernon

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Bloomington: The Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1983. Paperback. 111p., numerous b&w illustrations from period sources, oversize soft bound in 11x8.5 inch decorated offwhite wraps. An as-new copy, perfectly clean and unmarked. Find lengthy annotations useful to highrollin' bookdealers.
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image of Une Affaire de gout. A Selection of Cookbooks: 1475 to 1873. From the Library of Dr. and Mrs. John Talbot Gernon

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Bloomington: The Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1983. Paperback. 111p., numerous b&w illustrations from period sources, oversize soft bound in 11x8.5 inch decorated offwhite wraps. Cover hints at a little mild handling and age, perfectly clean and unmarked, a nice copy.
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