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Researches in the Highlands of Turkey: Including Visits to Mounts Ida, Athos, Olympus, and Pelion, to the Mirdite Albanians, and Other Remote Tribes by Tozer, Henry

London: John Murray, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. London: John Murray, 1869. Two volumes in red cloth covered boards with black stamped borders and gilt lettering to spines are very lightly soiled. Top and bottom spine edges sho...

From Black River Books


India Tracts by John Zephaniah Holwell, Esq. and Friends

London: T Becket , 1774 A fair copy of the 3rd edition of this scarce work, in contemporary binding with folding frontispiece. Holwell (1711-1798) was an employee of the East India Company and a surgeon. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1767 and...

From E C Books


Seiho Junishi Jo (An Album of the Twelve Zodiacal Signs by Seiho) by Seiho, Takeuchi

Kyoto: Geisodo Yamada Naosaburo, 1911. Seiho, Takeuchi. Small folio. Folding album consisting of twelve ink wash and color prints on thirteen sheets, each bearing Seiho's chop mark. One of the key figures of modern Japanese painting, Seiho (1864 - 1942) ...

From Bromer Booksellers


HISTOIRE DE LA MISSION DE PEKIN (VOLUME 1 ONLY) Depuis Les Origines Jusqu'a L'Arrivee Des Lazaristes by Thomas, A. ; Planchet

Paris: Louis-Michaud. Very Good. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume #1 only. History of a Mission in Beijing. Clean blue cloth has gilt title on spine. Text tight, clean & intact. Original soft cover volume is bound in hard cover. Page edges are...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


The Voyage of Captain John Saris to Japan, 1613 by Saris, Captain John; Edited from Contemporary Records by Sir Ernest M. Satow

London: Printed for The Hakluyt Society at The Bedford Press, 1900. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Light-blue cloth hardcover with gold lettering on spine; gold illustration of ship on front; stamped decorations t...

From The Old Sage Bookshop


A history of Persia. by Sykes, Brigadier-General Sir Percy

Second edition. Macmillan. London. 1921. 2 volumes. Crown 8vo. xxvii, 563pp. Frontis., 87 further plates, of which 3 are colour, 3 folding maps in text, a further large folding map in rear pocket; xix, (1), 594pp + adverts, frontis., 97 further plates, on...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


Frivolous Peeps at India by Kelly, Ethel

Melbourne, Australia: George Robertson and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges rubbed, gift inscription dated "India . Xmas 1912" on front free endpaper, some light foxing.. 1911. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Black and white ...

From Old Saratoga Books


Return With Honor by Day, George E

Mesa AZ, Champlin Fighter Museum Press, 1989, hardcover, xiv-258 pp, First Edition stated, Signed by the author Col Bud Day with no inscription on the front endpaper, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings in brig...

From West of Eden Books


Portfolio Chinensis: or a Collection of Authentic Chinese State Papers Illustrative of the History of the Present Position of Affairs in China. With a Translation, Notes and Introduction. by J. Lewis Shuck

Half morocco. Woodblock Chinese texts above English translation with exception of Appendix printed in July 1840 for which woodblocks could not be cut in time & where the Chinese characters were printed with the East India Company's movable Chinese type...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


The Russian Road to China by Bates, Lindon Jr. (1883 - 1915)

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910. Book. Illus. by Lindon Bates Jr. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. SIGNED by the author with an inscription in lovely cursive. Armorial bookplate of Madison Grant the recipient....

From Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA]


Ancient Chengdu (Asian Library Series) by Faurot, Jeannette L

Chinese Materials Center, San Francisco, CA, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Signed by Author. Personal inscription from the author dated Jan 17, 1995. Part of the first printing of 500 copies. Minor soiling on endpap...

From Lotzabooks


Nipon o daï itsi ran ou Annales des Empereurs du Japon. Ouvrage revu, complété et corrigé sur l'original Japonais-Chinois, accompagné de notes, et precédé d'un Apercu de L'Histoire Mythologique des Japonais, par M.J. Klaproth. by Hayashi Shunsai, Isaac Titsign (trans.), M.J. Klaproth

Nicely bound in mid-twentieth century full ruled hunter green morocco by Bennett in New York. A very clean, serviceable copy. Some pages folded by binder to escape trimming and preserve interesting scholia. Quarto; 460 pages. All shipments through USPS...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Nouveaux Memoires sur l'etat present de la Chine : contenant l'histoire de l'edit de l'empereur de la Chine, en faveur de la religion chrestienne by LeCOMTE, Louis

1698 ALEXANDER HAMILTON American Provenance CHINA Le Comte Rites Confucius 3v The history of China has always been one of the most popular discussions of western culture and was a regular occurring topic of authors from the 16th- 18th-centuries. One of th...

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