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The Sino-Japanese Negotiations of 1915: Japanese and Chinese Documents and Chinese Official Statement

Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings and . deaccession stamp. Front hinge cracked, nick to center of front board . fore-edge.. 1915. Hardcover. No. 45 in the Endowment's Division of International Law Pamphlet Series. Cloth-backed boards. Viii, 76pp. Introductory note by James Brown Scott. ; Ex-Library .

$25.00

Japan Must Fight Britain
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Japan Must Fight Britain

By Ishimaru, Tota

NY: Telegraph Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, "455" inked on front . pastedown endpaper.. 1936. First US Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Many illustrations and photos. Translated from the Japanese by Instructor-Capt. G. V. Rayment. The author, a Lieutenant-Commander in the Japanese Imperial Navy, argues that British foreign and economic policy in the region will lead to another World War. ; 329 pages .

$25.00

The Partition of India
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The Partition of India

By Kanitkar, V. P. (Hemant)

Hove, East Sussex, UK: Wayland. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed.. 1987. First Printing. Hardcover. 1852100230 . Pictorial hardcover. Black and white photos, maps, date chart, glossary, further reading list, and index. A volume in the publisher's Flashpoint series detailing the post WWII ending of the British Raj. ; 78 pages .

$12.00

Richard Halliburton’s Second Book of Marvels:  The Orient, School Edition
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Richard Halliburton’s Second Book of Marvels: The Orient, School Edition

By Halliburton, Richard

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn.. 1938. Hardcover. Blue decorated cloth. Many illustrations and photos. Vintage geography book for younger readers by the inveterate world traveler. Discusses landmarks and features of ancient Greece and Egypt, the Middle East, India, Tibet, Nepal, Cambodia, China, and Japan. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 316 pages .

$35.00

Beginner’s Urdu Script
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Beginner’s Urdu Script

By Delacy, Richard

Chicago: NTC/Contemporary Publishing. Very Good; Edges lightly scuffed.. 2001. 1st US printing. Softcover. 0658009494 . xviii, 122 pages + one page publisher ad. Black and white illustrations. A volume in the publishers Teach Yourself series features a step-by-step introduction to reading and writing simple Urdu. .

$25.00

The Amritsar Massacre:  Twilight of the Raj
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The Amritsar Massacre: Twilight of the Raj

By Draper, Alfred

Leatherhead, UK: Ashford, Buchan & Enright. Near Fine. 1993. Second Edition; Second Printing. Softcover. 0907675395 . Black and white maps and photos, sources list, index. The story of one of the most disgraceful incidents in the history of the British India. ; 301 pages .

$15.00

The Village - the People
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The Village - the People

By Millar, Lynn

New Delhi, India: The United States Information Service. Fair with no dust jacket; Spine cracked, boards worn, owner name on front . pastedown and title page.. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed photo illustrated boards. A book of black and white photographs by Lynn Millar showing rural Indian villagers and some American Peace Corps volunteers. Caption sheet bound in at center. ; 96 pages .

$20.00

Archief Voor De Suikerindustrie in Nederlansch Indie
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Archief Voor De Suikerindustrie in Nederlansch Indie

Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, bookseller label on front . pastedown endpaper.. 1922. Hardcover. Archive of the Sugar Industry in the Dutch Indies, 30th volume, 1922, third part. Text in Dutch. Several folding charts. Blue blindstamped cloth with titles in gilt stamped on spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages .

$35.00

Communist China, Democratic India
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Communist China, Democratic India

By Stanger, D. L.

San Diego: Overdive High Communications, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards soiled, gift inscription on . front flyleaf, jacket lightly tattered.. 1978. Hardcover. Photography and comment by D. L. Stanger. Introduction by Richard C. Gripp. White linen over boards. Measures 9 x 12 inches. 183 leaves, printed on one side. Signed by the author on the title page and 318/400 written on title page, presumably indicating number of copies. Color photographs of people, buildings, street scenes, and landscapes of India and China. Photos taken in China in 1978, while photos taken in India are from 1970, 1974, and 1978. Only three copies located in WorldCat. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Signed by Author .

$40.00

The Genial Seed:  A Japanese Song Cycle
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The Genial Seed: A Japanese Song Cycle

By Hoff, Frank (translator)

NY: Grossman Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookseller label on rear pastedown . endpaper, jacket price-clipped and lightly worn, slipcase rubbed.. 1971. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0670336467 . Halfbound cloth book in jacket and color printed cardboard slipcase. A book describing the traditional Japanese Spring Rice-Transplanting Festival, including translation of songs, photos, and illustrations. ; 182 pages .

$17.00

Portrait of the Dalai Lama
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Portrait of the Dalai Lama

By Bell, Sir Charles

London: Collins. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, front hinge cracked, . cloth bubbled on lower corner of front boards.. 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. Map endpapers. Many black and white photographs, color frontispiece. ; 414 pages .

$20.00

Burton Holmes Travelogues, Volume Eleven:  The Hawaiian Islands, the Edge  of China, Manila
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Burton Holmes Travelogues, Volume Eleven: The Hawaiian Islands, the Edge of China, Manila

Chicago: The Travelogue Bureau. Very Good with no dust jacket; Page tops dulled.. 1917. Hardcover. Black leather binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. All edges gilt. Index. Profusely illustrated with the authors photographs. An opinionated travelogue through the Hawaiian territory, The Edge of China (Hong Kong, Macao, Canton) , and Manila. ; 342 pages .

$25.00

Himalayan Odyssey:  The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal
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Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal

By Antin, Parker; Weiss, Phyllis Wachob

NY: Donald I. Fine, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, remainder stripe on page . bottoms.. 1990. First Printing. Hardcover. 1556111975 . xii, 291 pp. Illustrated endpapers. Many color photos. .

$15.00

Memoirs of a Mountaineer:  Helvellyn to Himalaya and Lhasa: the Holy City
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Memoirs of a Mountaineer: Helvellyn to Himalaya and Lhasa: the Holy City

By Chapman, F. Spencer

London: Chatto & Windus. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned, jacket price-clipped, . soiled, and chipped, especially at spine.. 1951. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Black and white photos, and index. Rear folding map of Tibet. A revised edition which combines two of the authors earlier works describing his early years, his mountaineering exploits, and his explorations and descriptions of Tibet. A unique association copy from the library of noted inventor John Hays Hammond, Jr. With his bookplate picturing the castle he constructed in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Krawczyk 170. Neate C27. ; 446 pages .

$25.00

When Men and Mountains Meet
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When Men and Mountains Meet

By Tilman, H. W.

Cambridge, England: University of Cambridge Press. Good with no dust jacket; Spine lightly faded, ink splotch on front board, . corners bumped.. 1946. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Black and white photographs and maps, index. x, 232 pp. Mountaineering adventures in the Himalayas prior to World War II and climbing and soldiering in Europe during the War. Mountaineering themed bookplate on front endpaper. Krawczyk 995. Neate T50. .

$11.00

Frivolous Peeps At India
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Frivolous Peeps At India

By Kelly, Ethel

Melbourne, Australia: George Robertson and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges rubbed, gift inscription dated "India . Xmas 1912" on front free endpaper, some light foxing.. 1911. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Black and white frontispiece photo portrait of the author in a very large hat. Many other black and white photographs. The Australian actress, author, and magazine editor's memoir of her early 1900s trip through India which endeavored to see new things and old places, to record familiar aspects of each town, and give a truthful photograph of social India as seen. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 232 pages .

$175.00

Tibetan Marches
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Tibetan Marches

By Migot, Andre; Fleming, Peter (translator)

London: Rupert Hart-Davis. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front hinge cracked, endpapers foxed, . pen number mark on ffep. Jacket chipped, foxed and has closed tears.. 1955. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Map, black and white photographs. The story of the French doctors travels, begun in 1946, along the Chinese-Tibetan frontiers, complete with tales of Lhasa, Koko-nor, and the tombs of The Emperors of the Ming Dynasty. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages .

$15.00

Japan in Crisis:  Essays on Taisho Democracy
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Japan in Crisis: Essays on Taisho Democracy

By Silberman, Bernard S. (editor) ; Harootunian, H. D. (editor)

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, toned, edges . rubbed.. 1974. First Printing. Hardcover. Yellow cloth. viii, 469 pages. Tables and index. The widespread social, political, economic, and cultural changes that occurred during the years of Japan's modernization movement in the early twentieth century are discussed in thirteen essays by Japanese and American scholars concerned with the Taisho period." (from front jacket flap) .

$25.00

Marathi Fifth Book
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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

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