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THE UNKNOWN WAR. North China 1937-1945.
London:Bergstrom & Boyle Books Limited. 1975. [Lacks pagination. Hard-bound. Illus. With dust jacket. Internally a very good  copy. Dust-jacket extensively worn. First hand account of the the early years of the Sino-Japanese War in NorthEast China. Author arrived in China in 1937 and served as a teacher at Yenching Unversity. Later served as technical adviser to the Communications Department of the Shansi-Chahar-Hopei-Military Region under General Nieh Junch-chen. By 1944 author and family moved to Yenan and served as a technical adviser to the 18th. Group Army Communication Department.
$30.00
THINGS JAPANESE
Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for the Use of Travellers and Others. Fourth edition revised and enlarged. London:John Murray. 1902. 545pp. Hardcover. Binding is worn at the edges and spine, in some places to boards. Spine is faded and covers show some light soiling. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$30.00
UNDER THE CARE OF THE JAPANESE WAR OFFICE.
London: Cassell and Company. 1904. 256pp. + [25] photographic plates. Hard bound. No dust jacket. In the original red cloth with white lettering and "rising sun" decoration. Some light foxing internally. Light wear at either end of spine. Also light rubbing of front cover. Otherwise a very good, tight, clean copy. Ethel Mc Caul was on a visit to inspect the work of the Red Cross Society of Japan. 
$95.00
ZEAMI AND HIS THEORIES ON NOH. Trans. By Ryozo Matsumoto.
Tokyo: Tsunetaro Hinoki. 1955. 89pp. Illus. A very good bright copy. Slight rubbing to spine and board edges; edge points lightly bumped; foxing to page edges; interior clean; otherwise a good, tight copy. 
$25.00
A CHINESE VILLAGE
Taitou, Shantung Province. New York:Columbia University Press. (1945). 275pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn at the edges and spine, with some light fraying and a few small chips and tears. jacket also shows some significant sun-fading to the front, rear and spine along with minor soiling. Book itself, however, is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy with a good dust jacket.
$20.00
ACROSS TIBET. BEING A TRANSLATION OF "DE PARIS AU TONKING A TRAVERS LE TIBET INCONNU"
New York:Cassell Publishing Company. (1892).xiii+417pp. Illustrated with photographs taken by Prince Henry of Orleans, and map in the front pocket. Hardcover.  Decorated boards lightly soiled with gilt on cover bright, but dulled on spine; and wear to edges, spine ends and edge points. Top edges gilt. Internally, endpages age-toned and foxed, but otherwise pages clean. The map in the front pocket is present, but lightly soiled on outside with several tears along seams. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
$350.00
AGAINST THE STATE
Politics and Social Protest in Japan. Cambridge:Harvard University Press. 1984. 271pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows only some light wear and soiling. Binding is only mildly shelf-worn. Rear board is lightly bowed. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, near fine copy.
$15.00
EUROPE AND THE FAR EAST.
Cambridge:The University Press. 1904. 450pp with folded map. Hardcover. Covers lightly soiled, with wear at the edges and some fading to the spine. Binding seems slightly loose but it very good condition, nonetheless. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is some age-toning to the page edges throughout. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$15.00
GLIMPSES OF THE YANGTZE GORGES
Shangha:Kelly and Walsh Limited. 1921. 1st edition.  xi+86pp. Illustrated by Ivon A. Donnelly (frontispiece in color). Hardcover.  Blue boards lightly soiled with gilt still bright. Boards slightly warped. Page edges soiled. Internally end pages age toned but otherwise clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
$300.00
JAPAN IN TRANSITION. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE PROGRESS POLICY, AND METHODS OF THE JAPANESE SINCE THEIR WAR WITH CHINA
London and New York:Harper & Brothers. 1899. xix+339pp. Illustrated, including 4 maps (3 folding) by the Author. Hardcover.  Blue boards with gilt on front cover and spine lightly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with wear to edges, spine ends and edge points. There is also minor rippling to cloth along front gutter. Internally, end-pages are age-toned, with a previous owners name inked to inside front board and light foxing to prelims. All illustrations and maps are present as called for. The binding is tight but front hinge is cracked, as well as several places through book (64/65, 160/161 and 240/241), with rear hinge still intact.  A good solid copy.
$50.00
JAPAN INSIDE OUT. THE CHALLENGE OF TODAY
New York:Fleming H. Revell Company. (1941). 1st edition. 202pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  The book is in very good, clean condition. Red boards bright and clean with gilt still bright on spine. Page edges lightly soiled. Internally, end pages lightly age toned, with light offset from jacket flaps, otherwise pages clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The unclipped dust jacket is in very good, clean condition, with light wear to edges, spine ends chipped, and light age-toning to rear panel.  Glassine dust wrapper is in good condition with chips and tears to edges and folds.  Overall, a very good, clean copy.  *Author was last head of state of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea and President of South Korea from 1948-1960.
$1,000.00
JAPAN. CULTURE, EDUCATION, AND CHANGE IN TWO COMMUNITIES
New York:Holt, Rinehart and Winston. (1968). xx+316pp. Signed by the Author on the title page. and by the person the book is dedicated to (with an inscription) on the dedication page. Hardcover with dust jacket. Yellow boards soiled with dust residue along top and bottom edges of boards. Page edges soiled. Internally, aside from two signatures and inscription mentioned above, a very good clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact.  The dust jacket is lighlty soiled, with light shelfwear along edges, still in very good condition.
$30.00
JAPAN: THE PARADOX OF PROGRESS
New Haven:Yale University Press. 1976. 338pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn and soiled with some minor fraying to the edges and an inch long tear at the base of the spine towards the rear cover. Book itself, however, is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$20.00
JAVA, SUMATRA,  AND THE OTHER ISLANDS OF THE DUTCH EAST INDIES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1911. xvi+376pp+4pp adverts. First edition. Ex-library.  47 illustrations and a map. Good+ condition. Blue cloth boards moderately rubbed and lightly soiled; spine darkened with tears to fabric at top. Library markings to spine, pastedowns, and title page. Owner name pencilled to ffep. Some foxing to endpapers only. Inside clean, unmarked, square and securely bound. Map is clean, with a tear in the margin where it is attached to the book.  (cfm)
$45.00
MY CHINESE NOTE BOOK
New York:E. P. Dutton and Co. (1904). 1st edition. xiii+338pp. Illustrated with 16 plates and 2 folding maps at rear. Hardcover.  Red boards soiled with wear, including small chips and tears to spine ends. Gilt dragon on cover bright but spine dulled. Internally a previous owners signature and date to half title page, otherwise endpages age toned but clean, with some age toning offset to title page from tissue guard. One of the maps has been poorly refolded resulting in some wear to outside edges. Overall, a near very good, solid copy. *Memoirs of a diplomats wife.
$75.00

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