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CHIN CHIN KOBAKAMA [JAPANESE FAIRY TALE SERIES NO 25] by Lafcadio Hearn [translated into English by]

T. Hasegawa, 1/1/1903. Paperback. Very Good. 22 pp. Octavo size. Crape paper book. A very good copy. Profusely illustrated. A light crease on back cover. See our pictures. (BAL 7939) ...

From SequiturBooks


Across Asia from West to East in 1906-1908, Two Volumes by Mannerheim, Carl Gustav

Helsinki, Finland: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, 1940. Two volumes in original dustjackets. Both volumes are Fine, Vol.I dustjacket Very Good, 1 1/2" triangular chip bottom edge at spine, tears at spine folds and 2 tears horizontally at spine, Vol. II ...

From Dale Steffey Books


A relation of Some Years Travaile, Begunne Anno 1626. Into Afrique and the Greater Asia, Especially the Territories of the Persian Monarchie: And Some Parts of the Orientall Indies, and Iles Adjacent by Herbert, Thomas

London: William Stanby and Jacob Bloome, 1634. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. [x] 225 p.p. [14 p.p. table]. Half bound red calf over marbled boards. Title on red leather spine label. Marbled boards well worn and chipped, edges rubbed. Hinges se...

From Minotavros Books


The Paul C. Blum Collection [in the Yokohama Archives of History]: A Catalogue of Books, I-IV. [FOUR VOLUMES]. by (Shigeki Tohyama, Director Yokohama Archives of History)

Yokohama, Yokohama Archives of History, 1982.. Four volumes. Crown quarto. Pp. vi, 92, xxxiv; iii, 93-226; iii, 227-304; iii, 305-415, iii (errata). Each volume includes a suite of plates. Set in double columns. Uniformly bound in the original publisher'...

From Librarium of The Hague


Hishi Sansui Gashiki山水畫式 (Mr. Fei's Way of Painting Landscapes) by 鈴木芙蓉Suzuki Fuyo

1789 1st ed Japanese Woodblock Illustrated Nanga China Art Painting Fei Han-Yuan A rare, 17th-century handwritten Japanese woodblock book exploring the landscape techniques of Hi Kangen (Fei Han-yuan), a Chinese merchant and artist who lived in japan dur...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


With the Russians in Mongolia by Perry-Ayscough, H.G.C. And Capt. R.B. Otter-Barry

London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1914. Book. Illus. by 50 Photos and a Map. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original brown cloth with very slight wear at the corners, bright gilt Chinese design on the front and b...

From Craftsbury Antiquarian Books


An account of the Pelew Islands: situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean.: Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the Hon. East India Company by KEATE, George

1789 George Keate Account of Pelew Islands Philippines War Palau South Pacific George Keate's "Account of the Pelew Islands" is a rare 18th-century description of the Pelew people and Oceania regions of the South Pacific including the Philippines and oth...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The mission to Siam, and Hue the Capital of Cochin China in the years 1821-2. From the journal of the late George Finlayson, Esq. With a Memoir of the Author by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. by Finlayson, George. (Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford)

First edition. John Murray. London. 1826. 8vo. Half title. Title. xxxi, 427pp. Frontispiece view of Bankok. Contemporary half calf, spine relaid. Spine in six compartments with gilt decoration. Leather label with gilt lettering. Marbled boards. Some foxi...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


Mikuni Ehon Zenkoji by Unknown

1700 Japanese Illustrated Woodblock Zenkoji Temple Buddhism Lotus Sutra JAPAN A rare, 18th century set of woodblock prints by Tachiban Morikuni (1679-1748) of Zenkoji Temple bound in the "fukurotoji (variously translated as "bound-pocket," or "pouch" bind...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Zen and Japanese Culture by Suzuki, Daisetz T

London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1959. First edition thus. Hard cover in original cloth and dust jacket. Published London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1959, first printing. 8vo., xxiii+478pp., illustrated with b/w plates. Revised and enlarged second edit...

From The Wild Muse


Netsuke, Familiar and Unfamiliar: New Principles for Collecting (SIGNED COPY) by Bushell, Raymond

Weatherhill, 1975 Hardcover 1st Ed (stated), 1st Printing in unclipped dust jacket as new, SIGNED by Raymond Bushell to endpaper without inscription and dated in month and year of publication, no markings, jacket slightly spine sunned with a little lamina...

From Nighttown Books


Dragon Tales = [jian tan wei ji] [The Silkworm; The Jazz Lady; The Philosopher; On Liping Road; Grief of Ah Nam; Pak-Ling; Dorothea; The Native Born; Peking Amber Beads; The Night of the Moonquake; Autumn Fan; If I Were King; Sonia's Hands] by Bromfield, Helen Ward

Shanghai : Commercial Press, Ltd., 1923., 1923. Fair. 239 pp. ; faded purple cloth with stamped decorative gold image of a dragon ; pages foxed ; probable water stain at edge of text block and back cover ; SIGNED presentation copy by Helen Ward Bromfiel...

From Joseph Valles - Books


和漢音釋書言字考節用集 / Wakan onshaku shogenjikō setsuyōshū. by Unknown

1766 Japanese Chinese Dictionary Wakan Onshake Shogenjiko Setsuyoshu JAPAN A rare, 18th century woodblock print dictionary bound in the "fukurotoji (variously translated as "bound-pocket," or "pouch" binding)" style (Keio). Setsuyoshu was a true Japanese ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Nightless City : or, The " History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku by De Becker, J.E

Yokahama 1899. Gilt titled brown cloth. 12mo. 1st Edition. Illustrated with colour ( some fold- out ) and monochrome plates. The delicious depiction of 19th century Japanese prostitution, noted for its staggering coloured plates. Front cover detaching, r...

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