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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.
$75.00
EASTWARD.
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
$80.00
OUR LITTLE MANCHURIAN COUSIN.
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.
$15.00
AFGHANISTAN, A STUDY OF POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN CENTRAL ASIA
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)
$40.00
CHINA: LAND OF FAMINE
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)
$35.00
COMMISSIONER LIN AND THE OPIUM WAR
Cambridge, MA:Harvard University Press. 1964. 1st edition. xiv+(1)+319pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  A very good, clean copy, inside and out. Dust jacket, lightly shelfworn at edges, still very good as well.
$25.00
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. 
$95.00
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. 
$45.00
JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE IN ASHANTEE
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. 
$175.00
LE SULTANAT D' ATJEH AU TEMPS D' ISKANDAR MUDA. 1607-1636
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.
$150.00
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)
$35.00
THE ARMIES OF ASIA AND EUROPE: EMBRACING OFFICIAL REPORTS ON THE ARMIES OF JAPAN, CHINA, INDIA, PERSIA, ITALY, RUSSIA, AUSTRIA, GERMANY, FRANCE, AND ENGLAND. Accompanied by letters descriptive of a journey from Japan to the Caucasus
New York:D. Appleton and Company. 1878. 1st edition. ix + 446pp. + 1pp ads. Ex-library, with white numbers on spine, small bookplate on inside front board (stamped discard), and a small inkstamp on the title page. No other markings found.  Heavy foxing through vii, thereafter light and scattered throughout. Page edges soiled.  Blue boards with light soiling and shelfwear as well as an old stain vertically on the front board, as if something dripped down.  Binding is tight and hinges intact.  Overall a  good solid copy. 
$75.00
THE FAR EASTERN CRISIS. RECOLLECTIONS AND OBSERVATIONS
New York:Harper and Brothers, Publishers for the Council on Foreign Relations. 1936. 1st edition. xii+293pp. Illustrated with 9 plates (including frontispiece) and 3 maps (1 folding). Hardcover.  Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn along edges. Gilt on spine dulled. Edge points bumped. Interally, a previous owners name and date is inked to the 1st free end page with a "Compliments of the Author" card attached to the inside front board. Otherwise, pages clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good, clean copy.
$45.00
THE FISHER BOY URASHIMA. JAPANESE FAIRY TALE SERIES NO. 8
[no place]; [Kobunsha, a.k.a. Hasegawa], [ca. 1886]. Softcover.  Illustrated in color. 26 pp.  Printed on folded crepe paper leaves. Approximately100mmx150mm. Bound with two silk ties (present). Good condtion. Covers are age toned with some handling grime and deterioration with loss of material in the lower 20mm of front. Spine fabric missing about 50%. Inside is fairly clean with an owner's penned name, scattered spots, handling grime and a couple small dampstains.  A fairy tale told in English by translator B.H. Chamberlain, illustrated with lovely color illustrations by Hasegawa, and printed on delicate folded crepe paper. (cfm)
$125.00
THE RIM OF MYSTERY. A HUNTER'S WANDERINGS IN UNKNOWN SIBERIAN ASIA
New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1929. 2nd edition. xv+281pp. With 60 Illustrations and a map. Hardcover.  Red boards with gilt on spine (quite dulled) and front cover still bright, lightly soiled and sun-faded, with light wear along edges. Internally, a previous owners large bookplate to inside front board but otherwise clean. There is an occassional spot of foxing, usually adjacent to plates, scattered throughout. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
$75.00

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