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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
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
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
Le Livre de l’Agriculture [Kitab al-falaha] Traduit de l’Arabe par J.-J. Clément-Mullet. Tome Premier, Tome II Pemiere Partie, Tome II – IIe Partie.

Le Livre de l’Agriculture [Kitab al-falaha] Traduit de l’Arabe par J.-J. Clément-Mullet. Tome Premier, Tome II Pemiere Partie, Tome II – IIe Partie. by IBN AL-‘AWWAM. (ابن العوام), [Abu Zakariya Yahya ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Al-Awwam Al-Ishbili]

3 volumes, octavo, contemporary vellum, spines lettered in black ink and upper covers lettered in Arabic in ink كِتاب ال...

£2,750.00
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
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
Two Volumes: The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. Vol. I: Volume I is subtitled Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area. Vol. II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries.

Two Volumes: The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. Vol. I: Volume I is subtitled Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area. Vol. II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries. by WORCESTER, G. R. G

Vol. I: Pp. xxviii; 245. Vol. II: Pp. 246 - 496. Prefatory note by Lester K. Little, Inspector General of Customs, in Vol. I. B...

$1,000.00
Vernacular Translation of the Military Tale of the Han and Chu. Tsūzoku kanso gundan, 通俗漢楚軍談. つうぞくかんそぐんだん。

Vernacular Translation of the Military Tale of the Han and Chu. Tsūzoku kanso gundan, 通俗漢楚軍談. つうぞくかんそぐんだん。 by Unknown

1696 Japanese Woodblock Chinese History Tsuzoku kanso gundan Qing Han War CHINA A 17th century Sino-Japanese woodblock print his...

$950.00
Butsuzou Zui (Illustrated Compendium of Buddhist Images)

Butsuzou Zui (Illustrated Compendium of Buddhist Images) by Hidenibu Tosa

1690 1ed Japanese Woodblock Illustrated Buddhism Buddha Amida Butsuzou Zui A rare, 17th-century handwritten Japanese woodblock ...

$950.00
Mores, leges et ritus omnium gentium, a Joanne Boëmo ... - ex multis clarissimis rerum scriptoribus collecti

Mores, leges et ritus omnium gentium, a Joanne Boëmo ... - ex multis clarissimis rerum scriptoribus collecti by BOEMUS, Johann

1576 Boemus Legles et Ritus Customs of Asia Africa India Persia China AmericaJohann Boemus was an early 16th-century German ethn...

$950.00



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