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AS THE HAGUE ORDAINS. Journal of a Russian Prisoner's in Japan.
359pp. + [4]pp advs. Illus. with 8 photographs. Embossed cover. A very good copy.
London:Alexander Strahan. 1866. 304pp. Illus. Ex-library. Hardcover. A few small library stamps; some wear at top of spine and white numbers at bottom; otherwise a very satisfactory copy. FB041
Boston:L.C. Page & Company. (1933). 106pp with 4pp advertisements. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn and soiled with silverfish damage along the gutters and flap hinges on the front and rear, nibbled through in some spots. There are several chips and tears to the edges, a few of which have been repaired with tape. There is a small piece missing on the back cover along the top edge. Otherwise in fair condition. Book itself shows some light shelf-wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings.
New York: Arno Press. 1967. 475 pp. Hardcover w/ dust jacket. Jacket shows wear to the edges and spine with some fraying and chipping. Internally clean, bright and free of stray markings. Previous owner's bookplate neatly removed from first free end paper, otherwise a very good copy. Reprint of 1871 edition recounting an overland journey from China to India in 1868.
London; Oxford University Press, 1950. Hardcover with dj. xiii+330pp. Very Good condition in a Poor jacket. Jacket intact but with tears, grime, toning, etc. Cloth boards pretty clean with bright gilt titling. Owner info penned on ffep; foxing on pastedowns and facing endpapers; Otherwise clean, unmarked, unfoxed, square and securely bound.  (cfm)
New York; Thomas Nelson & Sons, [no date, ca. 1958]. Hardcover with DJ. 264pp.  Illustrated with b/w photographs.  Condition is Good.  Green cloth boards are mottled, and slightly splayed. Owner names pencilled and penned on ffep.  Age spots, though not many past the title page.  Dust spots on page edges.  Jacket is unclipped, has wear to top/bottom edges, and browning of the spine. "Athos is a peninsula stretching into the Aegean.  The first monks were there before the Conqueror came to England; it is unique, a womanless land dedicated to the same way of life for a thousand years.  The author of this brilliant book came to live in the first village beyond the wall of Athos thirty years ago.....In his book he show us the living world of Athos."; (cfm)
New York; American Geographical Society, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover, no dj. xvi+199pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Good condition. Grey cloth boards show soiling, foxing, spine darkening, and bumping. Owner name penned to ffep. No other internal markings. Scattered foxing throughout. Square and securely bound. "The meager knowledge in Western countries of things Chinese makes it incumbent upon those who have had the privilege of intimate association with China's problems to record their knowledge...the writer presents this book to discharge his obligation...the first to be published in English dealing exclusively with one of China's major problems, namely, famiine."  (cfm)
COURT LIFE IN CHINA.  The Capitol, It's Officials and People
New York:Fleming H. Revell Company.  (1909). 372pp. 2nd edition. Illustrated with 4 in color. Hardcover. Boards soiled, with decoration rubbed on front cover, and edges lightly shelf-worn. Internally, a previous owners signature to 1st free end-page but otherwise, a very good, clean copy.  Binding is tight and hinges intact. 
[Chicago]; University of Chicago Press, [1966].  Hardover with DJ. x+292pp.  VG condition with VG dustjacket.  Very slightly cocked and with owner signature to ffep. Otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound.  DJ is lightly rubbed, unclipped, and with slight sunfading to spine.  "The Indian Ocean is taken here at its widest definition and this lucid general historical survey covers many events in South-East Asia and the China Sea.  The emphasis is on the emergence and significance of Asian and European contact which later became a conflict between East and West."; (cfm)
INNER ASIAN FRONTIERS OF CHINA  (American Geographical Society Research Series N. 21)
New York; Capitol Publishing Co., Inc. and American Geographical Society, 1951. Second Edition. Grey cloth hardcover with gilt-on-black titling. No dj. lxi+585pp+2pp adverts. Very Good condition. Boards are moderately rubbed/soiled with some dampstains along bottom edge.  Spine is age browned.  There are some dampstains to the page edges that are not visible on the pages themselves.Small owner signature penned to ffep. Otherwise the interior is clean and bright.  Binding is square and tight.
JAPANESE CIVILIZATION.  IT'S SIGNIFICANCE AND REALIZATION. Nichirenism and the Japanese National Principles. (Trubner's Oriental Series)
London:Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd.  1923.  Portrait frontispiece. xv+238pp. Hardcover.  Green boards with light shelfwear to edges. Gilt on spine still bright. Page edges lightly soiled. Internally, light foxing to first and last pages, and a previous owners name and address is inked to 1st free end-page. Otherwise, a very good, clean copy. 
Edited, with Notes and an Introduction by W. E. F. Ward. (London):Frank Cass and Co., Ltd.  1966. pp. 64, xxxviii, 264, cxxxv, errata. Illustrated.  Hardcover with glassine dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. 
Paris:Ecole Francaise d' Extreme-Orient. 1967. 297pp + 14 plate, 3 maps, and 1 folding map to rear. Rebound, with original covers, in green boards with title on leather strip on spine. In very good condition with some sun-fading to boards. Internally, pages clean and bright. No previous owners mark or signatures. Text in french. *Publications de L'Ecole Francaise D' Extreme-Orient. Vol. 61.
OSAKA. The Merchants' Capitol of Early Modern Japan
Ithaca:Cornell University Press. (1999). 1st edition. 295pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. In very good to near fine copy. Unread, with just a bit of shelfwear to the jacket and some dust residue staining to top page edges. *"This book convincingly demonstrates that Osaka in the Tokugawa period was a creative center of urban culture, politicx, and religion in its own right. A lively and vivid collection, it forcefully argues that the city's distinctive political, cultural and economic patterns shaped the Tokugawa regime as much as the Tokugawa shaped Osaka.." (from the dust jacket)
PAGEANT OF JAPANESE ART, PAINTING 1, VOL. 1, Edited by Staff Members of theTokyo National Museum
Tokyo; Toto Bunka Co., Ltd., [1952]. 50pp plates+111pp. Hardover with DJ. Illustrated in color and b&w. First edition. Condition is VG- in a Fair dj.  Jacket is well worn with fading, grime and foxing, and small tears along the edges.  Book is bumped in lower left corner, affecting about a 1/2 inch triangle of the boards and the first couple pages. Scattered foxing of endpapers. Dust spots to top page edges. Interior is otherwise clean, square, and tightly bound. "This volume is concerned with Japanese painting from the seventh century to the fourteenth century.  It begins with a survey of the first Buddhist paintings...and traces the development...through the successive centuries to the foundation of a purely Japanese style." (cfm)