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Report of the Committee Appointed by the Philippine Commission to Investigate the Use of Opium and the Traffic Therein

By: Albert, Dr Jose; Brent, Rev. Charlesh. ; Carter, Mjr E. C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: [wahington Dc: Philippines], Bureau Of Insular Affairs; War Department: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0003956

Condition: Good+


Good. No dust jacket as issued. ; 310 p. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; A landmark report on opiate use in Philippines and Asia. Regarded as the first US Government effort to prohibit the use of narcotics. The report was commissioned by Roosevelt at the request of Protestant missionaries fearful of the effect of US Government sanctioning of Opium use by levying taxes on its traffic in the Philippines. The substantial report includes study of opium use and laws g... View more info

Abused Bargaining Chips; Women's Report Card on Burma, March 2003

By: Altsean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Altsean Burma: 2003

Seller ID: 24756

ISBN: 9749102983

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages; Slim paperback is tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial wraps. Appears and feels unread. Illustrated with B/W tables. Fine View more info

Workshop on National Legislation on Domestic Violence in the Mekong Sub-Region; Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam

By: Asian Forum For Human Rights and Development

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Forum-Asia: 2001

Seller ID: 24758

ISBN: 9747216299

Condition: Fine


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages; Paperback is tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. Text clean and unmarked. Feels and appears as new. Illustrated with B/W photos. F View more info

Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique (Vol 7 No 2; Fall 1999)

By: Barlow, Tani (Senior editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Durham, Duke University Press: 1999

Seller ID: Alibris.0001242

Condition: Near Fine


Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 376 pages; Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Just trivial shelf evidence edges. Appears unread. F- View more info

Vietnamerica; The War Comes Home

By: Bass, Thomas A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17391

ISBN: 1569470502

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 278 pages; Bright, tight and neat in near immaculate dust jacket. Just mild shelf evidence at edges. Inscribed by the author to William Fleming, US official at forefront of the Homecoming Act resettlement program. NF/F; Signed by Author View more info

The Vanishing Continent: Australia's Degraded Environment

By: Beale, Bob, and Fray, Peter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder & Stoughton: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: Alibris.0004791

ISBN: 0340541229

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 196 pages; Fine in fine dust jacket. Hodder & Stoughton HC/DJ 1st printing. Larger format. Bright, tight and very fresh. No marks. Immaculate dust jacket. F/F Appears about as new. View more info

Indonesia 17 (April [1974]) [A Journal]

By: Benedict Anderson and Susan Hatch (Eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 24175

Condition: Very Good+


4to 11" - 13" tall; 170 pages; Oversize paperback is snug, solid and neat in pictorial cardstock covers. Superficial rubbing to spine ends. Includes bibliography. Selection of 12 papers dealing with Indonesian culture and history. VG++ View more info

The Spirits of the Yellow Leaves

By: Bernatzik, Hugo Adolf with Emmy Bernatzik and E. W. Dickes, (Trans)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale ltd: 1951

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 14745

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages; Square snug and very neat in a clean, bright example of the handsomely illustrated wraparound dust jacket. Jacket has a few tiny nicks at edges and a short closed tear top edge front panel. 21- net price intact on unclipped front flap. Expected mild toning to page stock. Illustrated with photographs. NF/VG+ View more info

The Dynamics of the Western New Guinea (Irian Barat) Problem

By: Bone, Robert C. , Jr

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Modern Indonesian Project, Cornell University: 1962

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: Alibris.0005503

Condition: Fine


Modern Indonesia Project; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 170 pages; 2nd printing. Oversize paperback in plain lettered card stock wraps. Solid clean copy; appears unread. Superficial toning to covers at spine. All else Fine. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Iconographie Historique De L'Indochine Française Documents Sur L'Histoire De L'Intervention Francaise En Indochine, Recueillis Et Publies

By: Boudet, Paul and Andre Masson

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Paris, G. Van Oest: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14031

Condition: Very Good-


Facsimile documents, engravings photos; Folio 13" - 23" tall; In a handsome casing of burgundy brown chromed leather with hubbed spine and faux morocco title label. Paged 61 pp of text with 55 full page plates, 129 total number of illustrations - including maps, documents, portraits and engravings in facsimile. This copy was rebound by a Thai bookbinder, presumably in Bangkok. His Thai language pencil notations to the title page summarize the instructions of the... View more info

Pantuns; Vertaald En Ingeleid Door

By: Braasem, W. A. (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Djakarta, De Moderne Boekhandel Indonesie: 1950

Seller ID: 25062

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 109 pages; Paperback is snug, solid and neat in pictorial cardstock wraps. Slight shelf soiling to externals. Tips and spine ends lightly rubbed and nicked. Text clean and unmarked; in Malay and Dutch. VG++ View more info

Asian Perspectives, Journal of Archaeology and Prehistory of Asia and the Pacific: Vol. XIX, No. 2; 1976

By: Brace, C. L. and Bronson, Bennett and Bellwood, Peter, Et. Al.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: University Of Hawaii: 1978

Seller ID: Alibris.0005529

Condition: Very Good-


4to 11" - 13" tall; 123 pages; No dust jacket as issued. Solid copy; prior owner's occasional underlining in the Palmbang article. "Tooth Reduction in the orient" and Palembang as Srivijaya" and "Archaeological Research in Minahasa and Talaud Islands." VG- View more info

L'Annam En 1906, Geographie, Histoire, Administration, Commerce, Agriculture, Industrie

By: Chambre Consultative Mixte De Commerce Et D'Industrie De L'Annam

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Marseille, Samat: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14106

Condition: Very Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 341 pages; Bound in full modern, chromed leather with gilt titled morocco like label to spine. Spine in six compartments with five raised bands. Handsomely presented copy of this very uncommon and extensive period portrait of Vietnam at the turn of the century. Illustrated with photographs, tables and 3 folding maps at rear. Maps immaculate; contents very neat. Originally issued in paper covers, the rear cover is bound in but the front c... View more info

Japan and the Politics of Techno-Globalism

By: Corning, Gregory P

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Armonk, NY, M. E. Sharpe // East Gate Book: 2004

Seller ID: 14095

ISBN: 076560969X

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 249 pages; Good. No dust jacket as issued. Square snug copy. Reviewer's minimal pencil annotations to a small number of pages. Bright clean copy. VG- View more info

Zen at Daitoku-ji

By: Covell, Jon & Yamada Sobin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tokyo and New York, Kodansha International: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27713

ISBN: 0870112279

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


; Photographs & reproductions of period art; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 203 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition and printing. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Two tiny closed tears to jacket edges and trace shelf rub to top front corner of the rear panel. Contents exceptionally fresh and neat. Handsome copy is not far from as new. NF/NF . ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international ... View more info

Fifth Continent Retrospect

By: Crabbe, Wallace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hawthorne Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20-OX5H-FK5R

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 135 pages; [SIGNED] 1956 Hawthorn Press HC/DJ 1st edition. Square, sound copy. Inscribed to front endpage by author and dated 1956. Dust jacket lightly rubbed edges with some small chips missing top edge. VG/VG-; Signed by Author View more info

L'Indo-Chine Autonome Et Parlementaire

By: Doan-Vinh-Thuan.

Price: $79.50

Publisher: Malzeville-nancy, Edg. Thomas: 1913

Seller ID: 14028

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages; Original wrapper bound edition cased in 1/4 faux leather and patterned paper over boards. Original wraps bound in. Contents clean and complete. Rear original wrapper has a small puncture and the lower front edge of the last 20 or so leaves have some shallow loss, possibly the effect of bio-predation. Newer casing with title lettering boldly in gilt to spine is attractive and neat. Solid copy; scarce early political study by a Vietna... View more info

Mitsinari Twenty-One Years Among the Papuans

By: Dupeyrat, Andre and Paul Claudel (Preface)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Staples Press: 1955

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 14979

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Maps and photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; 3rd printing. Bright, tight and fresh in crisp clean dust jacket. Pictorial map endpages; photos on glossy stock mid-book. Lovely copy. NF/NF View more info

L'Amiral Dupre Et La Conquete Du Tonkin. : Avec Une Preface Du General De Trentinian

By: Dutreb, M and General De Trentinian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Soc. De L'Histoire Des Colonies E: 1924

Seller ID: 14059

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 137 pages; Original paperback has been bound for the prior owner by a Bangkok based bookbinder. Bound in 1/4 chromed blue leather over patterned paper covered boards. Title lettering tooled in gilt to spine. Uncomon study was damp stained along the top edge prior to being rebound. Pages are bright and supple but there runs a damp line along the upper margin of the entire book and several early pages have damp staining more generally to page sur... View more info

Viet-Nam Van-Hoa Su-Cuong; Esquisse D'Histoire De La Civilisation Annamite

By: Duy Anh Dao

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Hue, Quan Hai Tung Thu: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19428

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages; Original publication recased in 1/4 leather and marbled paper covered boards. Original decorative titled wrapper cover bound in at front. Probably rebound in the late 1970's in Thailand. Some scuffing and chipping to leather at spine ends; mild biopredation, wormholes to leather at base of spine. Original card stock wrapper bound in at front; half title page and endpages also bound in. Expected uniform toning to paperstock used in th... View more info