Category: World History - Far East


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Fifty-Eight Vintage Japanese Postcards

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Japan, N.D.

Mild dampstains to about 6 cards; Fifty-eight vintage Japanese postcards. Most appear to be pre-WWII (5 to 15 are possibly post-war - 1950s? ). 11 are in color. Captions are in Japanese so dates and scenes are difficult to determine. Photos available on request ; Postcard; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Philippine Senate

By: Agpalo, Remigio, Bernardita Churchill, Petronilo Bn. Daroy and Samuel Tan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Manila, Philippines, Dick Baldovino Enterprises, 1997

In VG DJ; Red hardback binding. B&W & color photos, index. Errata sheet laid in. History of Philippine Senate ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 235 pages View more info

India Unveiled

By: Arnett, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbus, GA, Atman Press, 1999

In VG+ DJ; Brown hardback binding. 215 pp. Color photo pictorial of India w/ 260+ photos & 7 color maps. Glossary, index; 4to; 215 pages View more info

Book in Japanese Celebrating Centennial Anniversary of the Japan Volunteer Fireman's Association

By: Author Unknown

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NP, 1980

No DJ (as issued? ) ; In Japanese. Blue decorated cloth hardback. Unpaginated (apprx 60 pp) . Color photos; Oblong 4to View more info

Views of Kyoto Nara & Biwaka

By: Author Unknown

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kyoto, 1975

Date uncertain (ca 1975) ; Twenty-eight 8" x 5.5" color postcards of the Kyoto region of Japan. In envelope with color photo on front cover & color photo & map on back ; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Vietnam: the Land We Never Knew

By: Balaban, John (Text) & Geoffrey Clifford (Photos)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1989

Name penned on half-title page; Paperback. 144 pp. Color photo pictorial of Vietnam; Square 4to; 144 pages View more info

Islands of Fire, Islands of Spice: Exploring the Wild Places of Indonesia

By: Bangs, Richard and Christian Kallen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Sierra Club Books, 1988

Edition: First Printing

In VG DJ ; Red cloth hardback. xii + 226 pp. Color photos. Authors' travel experiences in Indonesia; Folio; xii + 226 pages View more info

The Messiah and the Mandarins: Mao Tsetung and the Ironies of Power

By: Bloodworth, Dennis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum, 1982

In DJ; White cl spine/red boards. Sources/biblio, index. Study of problems faced by Mao Tsetung in leading China after revolution; 8vo; xvi + 331 pages View more info

Lao Close Encounters

By: Burton, John J.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Orchid Press, 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Signed/inscribed by author. Paperback. Index. Color photo pictorial with detailed captions depicting life in Laos ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 228 pages; Signed by Author View more info

India: The Land and the People

By: Caird, James

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited, 1883

Binding lighlty edgeworn, front hinge starting, 3 small, neat tape repairs to foldout map, panned name on rear flyleaf; Green cloth hardback. Part-color fold-out map. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii + 216 pages View more info

Kerala: Jewel on the Coast

By: Chandran-Kurian, Mini

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bombay, India, Passage Publications, 1998

Previous owner's gift inscription on title page; Paperback. 116 pp. Color photos. Describes region in southwest India; 4to; 116 pages View more info

Before the Deluge: The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges

By: Chetham, Deirdre

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Palgrave MacMillan, 2002

In VG+ DJ ; Black hardback binding. xxiv + 296 pp. B&W photos. Appendices, biblio. , index. Acct of massive Chinese hydroelectric project; 8vo; xxiv + 296 pages View more info

Four Sisters of Hofei: A History

By: Chin, Annping

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner, 2002

Edition: First Printing

In VG+ DJ ; Hardback (blue spine/white boards). B&W photos. Notes, bibliography, index. Lives of four Chinese sisters born in the early 1900s ; 8vo 8" - 9" tallOblong ; xxiv + 310 pages View more info

Singapore Memento

By: Choo, Yeo Soh, Photos by Linda Bladholm (Ed. by Angelina Phillips and Kevin Sullivan)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Jurong, Singapore, FEP International, 1984

In VG DJ; Brown hardback binding. 200 pp. Color photos & descriptions of life in Singapore. Index; 4to; 200 pages View more info

Toward the Brighter Future

By: Choue, Young Seek

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Moon Wha Printing Co., LTD, 1974

Mild tan marks on endpapers, in lightly edgeworn/rubbed DJ; Blue cloth hardback, ribbon marker. Color photo (with tissue guard) of author. Collection of speeches & essays by Korean president; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages View more info