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Miyako Odori or Cherry Dance for 1929

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 00285566

Condition: Very Good


String bound colorful decorated paper covers. An Outline of the Miyako Odori or Cherry Dance Act I. - IX. In English and Japanese languages. Many Color and black/white photographs: Meisho - No- Nioi (Aroma of Beauty Spot) Interlude of Cherry Dance. Geisha Training Hall, First Class Inner Waiting Room ect. Act I. "Denka No ASA, Or The Morning of Farm-Houses" . Very Rare Size: Oblong View more info

Fujiya Hotel Sengoku Golf Club House

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Japan, Privately Printed:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 00286193

Condition: Very Good


Color cover art. Founded in 1891 One of the finest golf course in Japan. Course and Club House description in English and Japanese. Tariffs, Caddie Fee, ect. nd. c 1920 Rare Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

The Cunarder a Travel Magazine August 1930 Vol. 18 No. 2 Japan

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Cunard Steam Ship Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 00286496

Condition: Very Good


Colorful covers. Full of travel advertisments, b/w photgraphs and articles about exotic places. 32 pgs. Rare OCLC finds 0 copies. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

It Happened in China

By: Bousfield, Cyril E. M. D. Woolwich, Maine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ashland, Kentucky, Economy Printers:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 00285593

Condition: Very Good


Brown/gilt hardcover. Nd c- 1940. 91 pgs. Woolwich, Maine missionary in China View more info

Some Economic Problems of Pakistan

By: By Mr. Mohamad Ali

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Karachi, Department of Advertising, Films and Publications: 1954

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 00285653

Condition: Very Good


Brown white softcover 22 pgs. stapled. Very Rare OCLC finds 1 copy at Columbia Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The Chinese: a General Description of the Empire of China and Its Inhabitants.

By: Davis, Sir John Francis F. R. S. &c

Price: $160.00

Publisher: M. A. Nattali: 1849

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 00286703

Condition: Good


Green embossed cloth. Both volumes have minor edgewear. Spin chip top vol. 1, small chip spine vol. 2.Boards tight. bookplates, minor interior library stamps, and cards Large Chip %20 top title page. pp. 359. 459 index Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Pan American Chinese Weekly Vol. 1. No. 8

By: Huang Wen-shan , President - Editior in Chief

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, Pan American Chinese Press, Inc.: 1959

Edition: First edition- First Printing.

Seller ID: 00285534

Condition: Very Good


Red/black cover art showing Los Angeles, rear cover photo: L.A. Man First Chinese - American Judge in U. S. Delbert Wong. 44 pgs. In Chinese and English, art, advertisments, news, ect. Extremely Rare OCLC finds 5 incomplete holdings. Excelent condition Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Secret of the East Observations and Interpretations

By: Huckel, Oliver, S. T. D. Inscribed By Author

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas y Crowell: 1924

Edition: First Edition Second Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 00285543

Condition: Very Good


Red/gilt cloth Inscribed to: Miss Florence D. Stevens, with sincere. Xmas 1934. Many b/w photographs xiv 368 pgs. clean tight copy. View more info

Mao Tse-Toung L'empereur Rouge De Pekin

By: Krieg, E.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Saint Clair: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 00286689

Condition: Very Good


Orange/black pattern boards with b/w pastre on. Cette edition est reservee aux amis de l'histoire 14, rue descartes paris 5 Les grandes FIGURES HISTORIQUES DE NOTRE TEMPS. COLOR FOLDOUT 248 pgs Bibligraphy. Very Rare Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

A Potter's Book

By: Leach, Bernard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1940

Edition: First Edition First Printing.

Seller ID: 00285582

Condition: Fine


Wheat/red cloth. with introductions by Soyetsu Yanagi and Michael Cardew. Stated: First published in May Mcmxl by Faber and Faber Limited. With laid in card addressed to Miss Anna Bogue which states that " -Bernard Leach works here." 293 pgs index. Illustrated with tipped in color plates, drawings and photographs. slight darkening to spine. Rare first printing. View more info

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I Sailed with Chinese Pirates

By: Lilius, Aleko E.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton - and Co: 1931

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 00286707

Condition: Very Good


Grey/gilt covers, clean tight.rear board cracked in middle a bit. 245 pgs Very Rare. View more info

Great Lady

By: Mackay, Margaret

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, John Day Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition Second Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 00286201

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by Author. January, 29th, 1948 red cloth 410 pgs. China novel View more info

The China Shepherdess

By: Marceau, Felicien

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard Schuman: 1957

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 00285865

Condition: Very Good


Clean un clipped dustjacket $3.00. Author's 3 rd book. Translated from the French by David Hughes and Marie Jacqueline Mason View more info

An Army Officer on Leave in Japan

By: Maus, L. Mervin

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1911

Edition: First Edition First Printing.

Seller ID: 00286504

Condition: Very Good


Grey/gilt embossed covers, slight edgewear. Ownership stamp. Illustrated w/ photographs 413 pgs Index Including A sketch of Manilaand Environment Philippine Insurrection of 1896-7 Dewey's Battle of Manila Bay and a Description of Formosa Cold A soild copy. View more info

Asia Minor

By: Osward, Maxium

Price: $95.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Co.: 1957

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 00285647

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to Tim Pfieffer . 1958 Near East Branch Office of Research & Intelligence USIA Signd by 6 members of agency on fep. with color foldout map rear. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Korin Art of the East Library

By: Randall, Doanda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 00285350

Condition: Good


Color dustjacket art, some wear. nd c- 1950 b/w and color plates 36 pgs. scarce 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The United States Marines in North China 1945-1949

By: Shaw, Henry I. Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Historical Branch G-3 Division Headquarters, U. S, Marine Corps: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 00285927

Condition: Very Good


Blue card, stapled, map, notes. 30 pgs. Appendix A & B map. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Yangtsze-Kiang - Signed By Author

By: Skyrme, Commander F. H. E.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Shanghai, North China Daily News & Herald, Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 00286209

Condition: Very Good


Brown hardcovers a bit mottled. String cloth replaced. Inscribed With Best Wishes from the Author Harold Skyrme Shanghai, 14, April, 1939. Color foldout map front, foldout map rear; Compiled by The Indo- China S. N. Co.ltd. Yangtze River Ichang to Chungking. 82 pgs. Glossary Chinese - English Illustrations. Rare OCLC finds 20 copies. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Birds as Our Guests in the Garden

By: Toshiko Saeki - Signed

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Saeki Institute of Japanese Classics: 1962

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 00285636

Condition: Fine


Blue/yellow/silver in tan slipcase with clear mylar protector, Inscribed on fep "With Best Wishes ect. from Toshiko Saeki", in Japanese and English, photographs by Author. 72 pgs. Rare Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Birds as Our Guests in the Garden (Second series)

By: Toshiko Saeki - Signed

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, The Saeki Institute of Japanese Classics: 1966

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 00285637

Condition: Fine


Grey/silver colth in tan slipcover with clear mylar protector, Signed by Saeki on fep. Color & b/w plates, 56 pgs. Rare Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info