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Cultureel Indie, Zevende Jaarganag (1945) (Volume VII [Seven]) [Full Morocco Binding]

By: Afdeeling Volkenkunde Van Het Indisch Instituut,

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, E J Brill: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35921

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 218 pages; Oversize volume. This seventh volume of the annual has been rebound in full modern morocco leather with gilt tooled morocco labels to spine. Contents bright and clean. Illustrated with b&w photos. VG+ thus in a Fine binding ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Where the Streets Lead

By: Ahuja, Sarayu and Sanat Surti (Ills)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: India, Penguin Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16387

ISBN: 014025952X

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Sound unmarked copy in color pictorial covers. Light general handling wear to edges and surfaces; mild curl at corners. Illustrated from drawings by Sanat Surti. VG- View more info

The Little World

By: Benson, Stella

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1932

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 29225

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 317 pages; in original dark red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Soundly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Prior owner's initials pencilled to front endpage and small book dealer sticker to rear pastedown. Includes b&w illustrations. Solid unmarked copy. VG+ View more info

Pots of Gold

By: Beyerle, Edith Marie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Loizeaux Brothers: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25051

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; Sound clean copy in purple cloth with title-lettering in gilt to spine. Light silverfishing to the cloth at spine panel and to the upper left corner of front panel; small area of predation to bottom edge of rear panel. Mild foxing to front endpaper. Text clean and unmarked. G+ View more info

Stories from a Ming Collection ; Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century

By: Birch, Cyril (Trans. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1959

Seller ID: 33761

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; HC in original cloth. Soundly bound and clean. Prior owner name and address penned neatly to front pastedown. Text clean and unmarked. Lacking dust wrapper but otherwise VG View more info

God Holds the Key; (Being a Record of His Meditations and Reflections Centring on the Period of His Imprisonment in China October 1950 to December 1953)

By: Bull, Geoffrey T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1962

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 35967

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; 3rd printing of the original edition of 1959. Snugly bound and very neat in original wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges; price clipped from lower corner of the front flap. NF/VG+ View more info

Yuan Shih-K'ai

By: Ch'en, Jerome

Price: $10.00

Publisher: China, Rainbow Bridge Book Co: 1972

Edition: 2nd ed.; English language edition published in China

Seller ID: Alibris.0005491

ISBN: 0804707898

Condition: Near Fine


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 258 pages; Very good in very good dust jacket. Apparently a pirated edition. Published with glossy pictorial dust jacket. Copyright info in Chinese, but text in English. Appears unread and near Fine View more info

Adventures And Perils: The First Hundred and Fifty Years of Union Insurance Society of Canton

By: Chalkley, Alan and Robin Barrie

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Hong Kong, Ogilvy & Mather: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27711

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Period photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 54 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Snug bright and neat in crisp edged and bright pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. Handsome copy; NF/NF View more info

Barling, Exhibition June 1992

By: Cooke, Christopher

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Barling of Mount Street: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27734

Condition: Near Fine


Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 26 pages; Oversize paperback in heavy, textured card stock covers. A catalog of some pieces featured in the June 1992 exhibition with accompanying text. Eleven pieces featured with plates and description, including Lacquer, Furniture and Figurative pieces. Bright fresh copy feels and appears unread and about as new. NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

War of the Mines

By: Davies, Paul; Dunlop, Nic

Price: $10.95

Publisher: London, Pluto Press: 1994

Seller ID: 0201B780053

ISBN: 0745308600

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 172 pages; 1994 Pluto Press oversize softcover. Square and sound book, light edgewear to covers. Interior is clean, bright and neat, full of vivid and disturbing b+w photographic image. VG. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Chinese, a General Description of China and its Inhabitants; Four Volumes in Two, Including the Supplementary Volume

By: Davis, John Francis

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Charles Knight & C. Cox: 1850

Edition: New edition, revised and enlarged

Seller ID: 25659

Condition: Very Good-


Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Uniformly bound 4 volumes in 2. 16mo in ribbed green cloth with rules and decorative borders in blind to boards, triple ruled bands and titles in gilt to spine. Variously published by Charles Knight and C. Cox with Vol I showing an 1851 date and C. Cox masthead while the other 3 volumes bear 1845/46 Knight publishing details. Likely bound in 1851 by Cox after he assumed responsibility of publication. Snugly bound and clean; shallow c... View more info

Publicaties Van Den Oudheidkundigen Dienst In Nederlandsch-indie - I. ; Tjandi Kidal; the Earliest Sanskrit Inscriptions of Java; De Mintaraga-Basreliefs Aan De Oud-Javaansch Bouwwerken

By: De Haan, B. & F. D. K. Bosch; J. Ph. Vogel; P. V. Van Stein Callenfels

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Batavia; Jakarta, Albrecht & Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28845

Condition: Good


60 plates; photos, elevations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 53 pages; Folio sized HC in original brown cloth backed, paper covered boards; titles lettered in dark brine to quarter cloth spine and in brown to the upper board. 1st edition. Collects three papers and their respective illustrations. Tjandi Kidal; the Earliest Sanskrit Inscriptions of Java; De Mintaraga-Basreliefs Aan De Oud-Javaansch Bouwwerken. Vogel's paper on Sanskrit inscriptions is in English; the othe... View more info

Communist China; The Politics of Student Opposition

By: Doolin, Dennis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Hoover Institution//Stanford University: 1964

Seller ID: bio000337

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages; Trade size paperback in red paper wraps with titles brightly in yellow. Appears unread and unused. About as new. VG+ to NF View more info

Social Life of the Chinese, with some Account of their Religious, Governmental, Educational, And Business Customs And Opinions with Special but Not Exclusive Reference to Fuhchau) : Complete 2 Volumes

By: Doolittle, Justus

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Singapore, Graham Brash (Pte. ) Ltd: 1986

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 27835

ISBN: 9971490196

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 949 pages; Two volumes, complete. HC/DJ. Facsimile reissue of the 1895 edition, with original engraved illustrations well reproduced and text clear on high grade acid free paper. Both volumes tightly bound; feels and appears unread and as new. F/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Djakarta Through the Ages

By: Drs. R. Mohammad Ali & F. Bodmer & Ali Sadikin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Djakarta, Government of the Capital City of Djakarta: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30152

ISBN: B002OKG22E

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photograph and Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 154 pages; Very large, folio sized HC in original dust jacket. 1st edition, in a limited edition of 2000 copies. Illustrated with period and cotemporarty photographs, decorative drawings etc. Original paper covered boards lightly shelf rubbed at edges; shelf bump of moderate degree to tail of spine. Front hinge tender. Dust jacket rubbed with small chips and closed short tears at edges. Flap folds a bit st... View more info

Along River and Road in Fuh-Kien, China

By: Dukes, Edwin Joshua

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1885

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 20929

Condition: Good+


B&W Illustrations on glossy stock; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages; No date given [circa 1885] American Tract Society, New York. Presumably the 1st American edition, from the English. In publisher's green cloth embellished with a gilt detailed vignette to cover and gilt title lettering at spine. Decorative floral scrolling and borders stamped in black. Soundly bound with complete set of 16 plates. A map is mentioned in the book's subtitle but was apparently left out... View more info

Le Musee De Pekin

By: Fourcade, Francois

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Cercle D' Art: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16368

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; Oversize HC in cream linen covered boards; title lettering brightly stampen in red to cover and spine. Solid clean copy lacks dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with color plates mounte to heavy paper pages in-text. Text in French. Fabulous illustrations. Overall VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Our Boys in India The Wanderings of Two Young Americans in Hindustan with Their Adventures on the Sacred Rivers and Wild Mountains, Etc.

By: French, Harry W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee & Shepard,: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15607

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 484 pages; Large 8vo in publisher's glazed, color pictorial paper covered boards. With 145 illustrations from engraving and lithography, many full page plates. Pictorial endpages. Rubbing to board corners, spine ends and edges. Pictorial boards generally bright. Some light, shallow chipping of the glazed pictorial paper stock at spine ends and edges. Trace silverfish evidence to pictorial endsheets. Mild internal split mid-book with two ... View more info

Donald Friend in Bali

By: Friend, Donald

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London & Sydney, Collins: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15987

ISBN: 0002111705

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Plates and line drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 107 pages; Square, snug and neat in publisher's black cloth title lettered in gilt to spine. Original wraparound, pictorial, glossy dust jacket is bright and clean with just light shelf rub/evidence to edges. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of Friend's paintings and B&W line drawings. Tightly bound and clean; no marks. F/VG+ View more info

Tambaran: an Encounter with Cultures in Decline in New Guinea

By: Gardi, René

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1960

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 30229

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Drawings & Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages; 1960 Constable Co HC/DJ 1st edition. Bright tight and exceotionally fresh. No marks. Appears unread. Hint of shelf evidence DJ edges, but by and large about as new. F/NF- View more info