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Manchuria Committee of Japanese Red Cross: History Memorial Volume. 1938, Dalian.China

Manchuria Committee of Japanese Red Cross: History Memorial Volume. 1938, Dalian.China by Manchuria Committee of Japanese Red Cross

694p, [38].23cm, Photo plates, tables etc. In Japanese. Good+, bind tight, a little wear. Very rare, NO Worldcat/OCLC record, ...

$98,000.00
Narratio persecutionis adversus Christianos excitatae in variis Japoniae regnis ann M.DC.XXVIII, M.DC.XXIX, M.DC.XXX

Narratio persecutionis adversus Christianos excitatae in variis Japoniae regnis ann M.DC.XXVIII, M.DC.XXIX, M.DC.XXX by Ferreira, Christovão

Antverpiae, Ioannem Mevrsivm, 1635 Book. Good. Soft cover. Latin text.; Paperback (in green morocco slipcase with gilt lettering...

£14,000.00
Seiho Junishi Jo (An Album of the Twelve Zodiacal Signs by Seiho)

Seiho Junishi Jo (An Album of the Twelve Zodiacal Signs by Seiho) by Seiho, Takeuchi

Kyoto: Geisodo Yamada Naosaburo, 1911. Seiho, Takeuchi. Small folio. Folding album consisting of twelve ink wash and color prin...

$11,550.00
The Peking Gazette "Desk Hong List 1915"

The Peking Gazette "Desk Hong List 1915" by The Peking Gazette

Many wears, especially at book spine....

$9,900.00
Akisato Ritō

Akisato Ritō's Miyako meisho zue (都 名所 圖會; An Illustrated Guide to the Capital) by RITO, Akizato

1786 KYOTO Travel Guide Scenic Picture Edo JAPAN Japanese Illustrated Woodblock An exceedingly rare, 18th century set of woodblo...

$5,500.00
AJANTA FRESCOES, being reproductions in colour and monochrome of frescoes in some of the caves at Ajanta after copies taken in the years 1909-1911 -- FIRST EDITION

AJANTA FRESCOES, being reproductions in colour and monochrome of frescoes in some of the caves at Ajanta after copies taken in the years 1909-1911 -- FIRST EDITION by Lady Herringham

London: Humphrey Milford (Oxford University Press), 1915. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Elephant F...

$4,800.00
LIFE OF THE AMIR DOST MOHAMMED KHAN OF KABUL. With his Political Proceedings towards the English, Russian, and Persian Governments, including the Victory and Disasters of the British Army in Afghanistan

LIFE OF THE AMIR DOST MOHAMMED KHAN OF KABUL. With his Political Proceedings towards the English, Russian, and Persian Governments, including the Victory and Disasters of the British Army in Afghanistan by LAL. MOHAN

Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. London. 1846. FIRST EDITION. 2 VOLUMES. 8vo. (9.1 x 6 inches). 19 lithographic portraits,...

£3,750.00
Nouveaux Memoires sur l

Nouveaux Memoires sur l'etat present de la Chine : contenant l'histoire de l'edit de l'empereur de la Chine, en faveur de la religion chrestienne by LeCOMTE, Louis

1698 ALEXANDER HAMILTON American Provenance CHINA Le Comte Rites Confucius 3v The history of China has always been one of the mo...

$3,500.00
MEMOIR OF JOHN ADAM Late Missionary at Calcutta

MEMOIR OF JOHN ADAM Late Missionary at Calcutta by John Adam

London: J. Cross, 1833. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. A monument erected at St. Johns Church, Calcutta reads, "To...

$1,950.00
Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, Performed in the Years, 1852, 1853, and 1854, Under the Command of Commodore M. C. Perry, United States Navy, by Order of the Government of the United States, Volumes 1, 2, 3 Plus Book of Maps (I II III One Two Three)

Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, Performed in the Years, 1852, 1853, and 1854, Under the Command of Commodore M. C. Perry, United States Navy, by Order of the Government of the United States, Volumes 1, 2, 3 Plus Book of Maps (I II III One Two Three) by Perry, Commodore M.C. (Matthew Calbraith); Francis L. Hawks; Rev. George Jones (Volume 3)

Washington, D.C.: Beverley Tucker, Senate Printer / A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer, 1856. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to...

$1,498.00
800 rare and uncommon Offprints from the prestigious Journal of The Royal Asiatic Society, 1876 to 1990

800 rare and uncommon Offprints from the prestigious Journal of The Royal Asiatic Society, 1876 to 1990 by ---

London, 1876. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good Condition. Journal A collection of over 800 rare and uncommon Offprints fr...

£1,012.50
Descriptio regni Iaponiae. Cum quibusdam affinis materiae, ex variis auctoribus collecta et in ordinem redacta.

Descriptio regni Iaponiae. Cum quibusdam affinis materiae, ex variis auctoribus collecta et in ordinem redacta. by Varenius, Bernhardus

Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1649. 12mo (11 cm; 4.25"). 2 vols. in 1. I: [24] ff., 267 [i.e., 287], ...

$1,250.00
China in Sign and Symbol. With Decorations by Kent Crane. First edition in  Jacket, chemise and slipcase

China in Sign and Symbol. With Decorations by Kent Crane. First edition in Jacket, chemise and slipcase by Louise Crane & Kent Crane

A beautiful copy preserved in the more desirable art deco jacket. Housed in custom chemise and green quarter morocco slipcase....

$1,200.00
A Residence of Eight Years in Persia Among the Nestorian Christians with Notices of the Muhammedans

A Residence of Eight Years in Persia Among the Nestorian Christians with Notices of the Muhammedans by Perkins, Justin (1805-1869)

Andover: Allen, Morrill & Wardwell, 1843. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Justin Perkins was an American Presbyteri...

$1,200.00



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