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Marathi Fifth Book

By The Vernacular Text Books Revision Committee, Department of Public Instruction

Bombay, India: Macmillan and Co., Ltd.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained and worn.. 1906. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding with titles stamped in black on front boards and spine. Many engravings. Approx. 200-250 pages of Marathi script with penciled owner notes in English throughout. Marathi is a language spoken in Western India, primarily in Maharashtra province, where Mumbai (formerly Bombay) is the capital city. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan:  Second Series
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Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: Second Series

By Hearn, Lafcadio

London: Jonathan Cape. Very Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper.. 1927. Reprint. Hardcover. One of the titles in The Travellers' Library, a reprint series published by Jonathan Cape in the 1920s. Blue cloth with titles and gilt design of a satyr with walking stick and urn full of a decorative fruit arrangement stamped on spine. Lists of Travellers' Library titles at rear. #58 in series. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 334 pages .

$20.00

Britain in India:  An Account of British Rule in the Indian Subcontinent
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Britain in India: An Account of British Rule in the Indian Subcontinent

By Masani, R. P.

Oxford University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned.. 1960. First Printing. Hardcover. xv, 278 pp, index, illustrations. .

$15.00

Out of the East:  Reveries and Studies in New Japan
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Out of the East: Reveries and Studies in New Japan

By Hearn, Lafcadio

Boston And New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1897. Later Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth with gilt decoration mimicking Japanese stab-stitch style binding. Top edges gilt. ; 341 pages .

$25.00

Japan for the Young
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Japan for the Young

By None noted

Board of Tourist Industry, Japanese Government Railways. Fair; Covers heavily water-stained and restricted to top margins of text. . Slight waterstain to folding map.. 1937. Softcover. An introduction to Japanese history, geography, and culture for young readers, giving an interesting glimpse of its pre-war status. Many photos. Color folding railway map in pocket at rear. ; 134 pages .

$15.00

East is East
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East is East

By Mikes, George

London: Andre Deutsch. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and shopworn.. 1958. Second Printing. Hardcover. Humorous essays on mid-century East-West relations. ; 190 pages .

$10.00

Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon
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Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon

By Baker, Sir Samuel W.

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, pages toned and several pages at . rear soiled, owner stamp on front flyleaf.. 1883. Later Printing. Hardcover. Brick red decorated cloth. Endpapers printed with publisher's adverts. Several engravings, including two pages of deer/elk being chased to their death by hunting hounds. 323 pp + [4] pp of publisher's ads. A memoir by the author of eight years (1845-1853) spent living in British colonial Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, where he relates the boredom of Colombo, his big game hunting exploits, local wildlife, salt industry, ancient ruins, expat community, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$40.00

Far East Chinese-English Dictionary
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Far East Chinese-English Dictionary

By Liang, Shi-Chiu

NY: U. S. International Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Slipcase and jacket rubbed.. 2000. Hardcover. 9576122279 . Silk ribbon market. Hardcover with jacket in plastic protector housed in printed cardboard slipcase. ; 1760 pages .

$50.00

The Soong Sisters
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The Soong Sisters

By Hahn, Emily

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, blemish on front free . endpaper.. 1941. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Many photos. xxi, 349 pp. Index, appendix. .

$20.00

Japan and the Japanese
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Japan and the Japanese

By Tyndale, Walter

NY: The Macmillan Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, corners rounded, spine sunned, . foxing throughout.. 1910. Hardcover. Slate blue cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. 32 color illustrations by the author, plus another color illustration inset on front boards. xii, 317 pp, index. The English landscape painter and travel writer sojourned for nearly a year throughout Japan and illustrates his impressions in watercolor and words. .

$30.00

House of the 10,000 Pleasures:  A Modern Study of the Geisha and of the  Streetwalker of Japan
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House of the 10,000 Pleasures: A Modern Study of the Geisha and of the Streetwalker of Japan

By Harris, Sara

London: W. H. Allen. Good in Good dust jacket; Endpapers, edges and jacket foxed. Jacket . tattered and soiled.. 1962. Hardcover. "In the fascinating and revealing study of the geisha and of the street-walker of Japan, Sara Harris explores a strange and remarkable world. By following the lives of two women - Tsiyu-Giku, the leading geisha of Kyoto, and Kofumi Levine, once a pan-pan of the streets, the reader is introduced to the highly structured society of Japan with its contradictions and inconsistencies." (front jacket blurb). Photo frontispiece. ; 222 pages .

$25.00

A Handbook of Modern Japan
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A Handbook of Modern Japan

By Clement, Ernest W.

Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, one tear to . folding map.. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 395 pp, index. Handsome green cloth binding with bamboo design in light green stamped on front boards. Titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Large color folding map of Japanese empire, many photos. ; Ex-Library .

$25.00

In Exile from the Land of Snows:  the First Full Account of the Dalai Lama  and the Tibetans Since the Chinese Conquest
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In Exile from the Land of Snows: the First Full Account of the Dalai Lama and the Tibetans Since the Chinese Conquest

By Avedon, John F.

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered at corners and spine.. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394518179 . Index, bibliography, notes, many pages of photographs, some in color. Map endpapers. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 383 pages .

$15.00

The Analects of Confucius:
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The Analects of Confucius:

By Confucius; Giles, Lionel (editor)

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Near Fine; Barest hint of rubbing to boards.. 1976. Leather. Chocolate brown leather with gilt stamping on boards and spine. Three raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Silk ribbon marker. Illustrated with paintings by Tseng Yu-Ho. Pink moire endpapers. Translated from the Chinese, and with introduction and notes by Lionel Giles. xxv, 130 pp. ; The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written .

$40.00

The Ideals of the East:  With Special Reference to the Art of Japan
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The Ideals of the East: With Special Reference to the Art of Japan

By Okakura, Kakuzo

Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Belly band price-clipped, slipcase . rubbed.. 1971. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0804808929 . Cloth-backed patterned paper boards with belly band and slipcase. xxiv, 244 pp, illustrations .

$15.00

Within the Gateways of the Far East:  A Record of Recent Travel
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Within the Gateways of the Far East: A Record of Recent Travel

By Erdman, Charles R.

NY: Fleming H. Revell. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, pages lightly toned.. 1922. Later Printing. Hardcover. Yellow decorative cloth with red temple gate design stamped on front boards. Eight photograph reproductions. An account of the author's travels to Japan, Korea and China. .

$23.00

Makiko's Diary:  A Merchant Wife in 1910 Kyoto
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Makiko's Diary: A Merchant Wife in 1910 Kyoto

By Makiko, Nakano

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1995. First English Edition. Hardcover. 0804724407 . Translated from the Japanese by Kazuko Smith. Black cloth binding. xix, 256 pp. Introduction, notes on names and terms, bibliography, name index, general index, many photos, maps. Nakano Takashi originally published her mother's 1910 diary in Japan, and it is here republished in English and with many annotations, for a Western audience. In 1910, Nakano Makiko was twenty years old and the wife of the head of a family pharmaceutical business. She writes of family celebrations, her daily routine, interactions with family members and her role in the home-based business. .

$20.00

To China and Back
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To China and Back

By Bredsdorff, Jan

NY: Pantheon. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1980. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0394507061 . Translated from the Danish by Alice Roughton. The Danish author's look at changing cultural and political mores in China from 1976-80. Many photos. ; 207 pages .

$10.00

The Great Hedge of India
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The Great Hedge of India

By Moxham, Roy

NY: Carroll & Graf Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 2001. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0786708409 . Map, bibliography, glossary. The bibliophilic author chanced upon a reference to a 1500 mile hedge that the East India Company maintain in the mid-19th century to enforce the Salt Tax. He followed up on this tidbit with three years of travel and research to document its history. ; 234 pages .

$11.00

The Critic in the Orient
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The Critic in the Orient

By Fitch, George Hamlin

San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Library bookplate on front pastedown, fore-edges . of boards and rear endpapers dampstained.. 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Many photographs from the author's travels through Japan, Manila, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canton, Rangoon, various parts of India, Cairo and the Nile. Index, bibliography. xx, 178 pp. Decorative peach-colored cloth binding. ; Ex-Library .

$15.00

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