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Early Japanese Sword Guards
TSUBA, Sukashi

Illus. with photos by Shihachi Fujimoto. Tokyo & San Francisco: Japan Publications, Inc., (1972). Small 4to. Cloth. xi, 284 p. 1st American ed. Fine in fine, price clipped d.w. [60340] (show more)

Price: $225.00

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Technique et Panthéon des Mediums Viêtnamiens
DURAND, Maurice

Illus. with plates (including 8 in color). Paris: Ècole Français d'Extrême-Orient, 1959. Small 4to. Binder's cloth-backed boards with original original front cover mounted on front. 333 p. Publications de l'École Française d'Extrême-Orient Volume XLV. 1st ed. Ex-library (label on spine, stamped "withdrawn" on top edges, some internal markings). Wear at top of spine; else very good. [46460] (show more)

Price: $125.00

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Tibet in Pictures: A Journey into the Past
GOVINDA, Li Gotami

Illus. with photos by the author. Berkeley: Dharma Publishing, (1979). Two volumes. Small 4to. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. xx, 210 p. Vol. I is a 2nd printing, Vol. II is a 3rd printing. Spine leaning a bit on 2nd volume; else both are fine in fine dust wrappers. [68883] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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An American Missionary in Japan
GORDON, Rev. M. M., D.D.

Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1892. 12mo. Charcoal-colored cloth, stamped in silver. xxiv, 276 p. 1st ed. About fine. [75593] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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Ashikari and the Story of Shunkin
TANIZAKI, Jun-ichiro

Trans. by Roy Humphries & Hajime Okita. Tokyo: Hokuseido Press, (1936). 12mo. Tan cloth, with paper labels. iv, 172 p. 1st edition in English. Fine in d.w. which is fine save for a short tear at top of front spine fold & a small stain at base of rear fold. [78375] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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Shank's Mare: Being a Translation of the Tokaido Volumes of Hizakurige, Japan's Great Comic Novel of Travel & Ribaldry
JIPPENSHA, Ikku

Illustrated with tipped-in full-color reproductions of "The Fifty-three Stages of Tokaido" by Hiroshige Ando. Translated by Thomas Satchell. Tokyo & Rutland, Vt.: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1960). 8vo. Brick-red cloth. 414 p. "First Tuttle Edition". Fine in fine d.w. & cardboard slip case. [91792] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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Japanische Frühgeschichte: Untersuchungen zur Chronologie und Territorialverfassung von Altjapan bis zum 5. Jahrh. n. Chr
WEDEMEYER, A

Mit 3 karten. Tokyo: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Natur- u. Völkerkunde Ostasiens, 1930. 8vo. Black cloth, stamped in gilt. xvi, 346 p. + folding maps. Supplementband XI. 1st edition. Very good. [100087] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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The Paddy Tax in Ceylon: A Letter Addressed to the Cobden Club, with Preface
STAREY, John Helps

London, Paris & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1890. 12mo. Wraps. 30 p. [52943] (show more)

Price: $75.00

Starey was "manager of an agricultural company in Ceylon and resident there for eighteen years".

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The Presidential Speech of Sj. Subhas Bose at the Third Indian Political Conference at Friars Hall, London on Saturday, June 10, 1933
BOSE, Subhas [Chandra]

London: Reception Committee, 1933. 8vo. Wraps. 11 p. [68898] (show more)

Price: $75.00

Bose was a prominent Indian nationalist who served two terms as president of the Indian National Congress but resigned over his differences with Gandhi about the tactic of nonviolence. During the Second World War he led the the Indian National Army which was supported by the Axis and fought the Allies. This speech contains an attack on Gandhi's leadership.

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Life in the Forests of the Far East
ST. JOHN, Spenser

Intro. by Tom Harrison. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1974. Two vols. 8vo. Boards. xix, 400 p. & folding maps + xviii, 420 p. + folding maps. Oxford in Asia Historical Reprints. Previous owner's name stamps on title page; else about fine in like dust wrappers. [81258] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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Titem Ug
BAGABANDI, Natsagiin

Ulaanbaatar: Publisher not stated, 2009-2015. Three volumes. Boards. 319 + 335 + 319 p. Fine. [98174] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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Danses d'Indochine
COGNIAT, Raymond

Illustrated with b/w photos. Paris: Éditions des Chroniques du Jour, (1932). 4to. Wraps. [99336] (show more)

Price: $60.00

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The Motorization of Vietnamese Fishing Junks
SCHOETTLER, Robert J

Illustrated with b/w photos. No place: United States Operations Mission to Vietnam, 1960. Small 4to. Wraps. 30 p. Fine. [97674] (show more)

Price: $60.00

Attractive silk screen cover.

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Victory or Defeat (Sho Hai)
KIKUSHI, Kan (Hiroshi Kikushi)

Trans. by Kiichi Nishi. Tokyo: The Kairyudo, 1934. 12mo. Red cloth, stamped in gilt. 289 p. 1st edition in English. Scattered underlining & marginalia; else very good. [58794] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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The Heart of the Orient: Saunterings through Georgia, Armenia, Persia, Turkomania, and Turkestan, to the Vale of Paradise
SHOEMAKER, Michael Myers

Illustrated with b/w photos. New York: Putnam's, 1904. 8vo. Brown pictorial cloth, stamped in gilt. xiii, 416 p. + folding map. 1st edition. Bookplate, upper corners a bit bumped; else fine. [100042] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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The Indian Question - Political and Economic in Ceylon: An Analytical Survey
BILIMORIA, Dinshah P

Colombo: Self-published, (1941). 8vo. Wraps. 27 p. Scarce. [73002] (show more)

Price: $50.00

A series of pieces on the subject of "Indian rights in Ceylon" which appeared in the "Ceylon Observer".

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The Vanguard: A Tale of Korea
GALE, James S[carth]

Illustrated with frontispiece & 15 full-page b/w photos. New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, (1904). Small 8vo. Tan decorative cloth, stamped in red, black & gilt. 320 p. 1st edition. Smith G-12. Previous owner's name on verso of frontispiece, a bit of foxing at top edge; else near fine. [85384] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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I See the King of Hell
FORMAN, Harrison

New York: Falstaff Press Inc., ca. 1934. 8vo. Wraps. 13 p. 1st edition. Previous owner's name, minor cover soiling & edgewear; else very good. Scarce. [90755] (show more)

Price: $50.00

Account of Forman's Tibetan adventures.

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Present-Day Nippon - Industrial and Commercial Advances - No. 11 - 1935: Annual English Supplement
THE ASAHI

Illustrated with b/w photos, six color plates & a folding map. Osaka & Tokyo: The Asahi, 1935. Folio. Wraps. Unpaginated. About fine. [96574] (show more)

Price: $50.00

Extra shipping for this oversize item.

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Comissão em Timor: Nótulas, Geográficas e Humanas
FONSECA, Joaquim M

Illus. with photos. No place: Self-published, 1976. 8vo. Wraps. 166 p. 1st ed. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. About fine. [52512] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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