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Chinese Customs by Parker, E. H

Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, Limited, 1899. RARE in the 1899 First Edition. Very Good, sticker abrasion bottom front and rear wrappers, rubbing and a few small stains to wrappers. From the collection of the Richard M. Dorson Memorial Library, Folklore Inst...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Bengali Intellectual Tradition: From Rammohun Ray to Dhirendranath Sen by Mukhopadhyay, Amal Kumar (editor)

Calcutta, K.P. Bagchi & Company, 1979, hardcover, viii-289 pp, First edition, Good in Fair Dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean, name to front endpaper, spine-end and corner bumps, spine faded. Dustjacket, edge chips, rubs, a few spots to spine, in new B...

From West of Eden Books


Corpus of the Inscriptions of Java ( Up to 928 A.D. ) 2 Volumes by Sarkar, Himansu Bkusan

Calcutta: Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay, 1971. Fine but for publisher's stamps on front endpaper, and insignificant traces of use. Vol 1 published 1971, and vol. 2 in 1972.. Cloth bindings not the same, but both are first printings.. First Printing of the Firs...

From Renaissance Books


Denkwürdigkeiten Indiens, enthaltend eine kurze geographische Beschreibung von Ost-Indien; nebst einer gedrängten Geschichte Hindostans von den frühesten Zeitaltern bis zu Ende der Marquis Hastingischen Verwaltung im Jahre 1823. Aus dem Englischen von F. L. Rhode. by Wallace, R. (Robert) G. (Grenville)

Frankfurt am Main, Heinrich Wilmans, 1826.. Octavo. pp. vi, (ii), 438. Hardcover, bound in handsome contemporary marbled boards, gilt decoration to spine, orange lettering-piece lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges dyed green, corner-tips bit rubbed...

From Librarium of The Hague


[Album of Twenty Copperplate Engravings, Including Five Maps] by Shuntosai Okada

Album of 20 copperplate engravings mounted on silver-decorated blue paper; album measures 178 x 118 mm; images measure approximately 145 x 85 mm. Near fine condition.Japanese artists began experimenting with copperplate engraving in the late eighteent...

From Archway Books



Great Britain: Frank Cass & Company. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0714646067 . Book is Very Good + (plus). Clean and unmarked text. Tight and sturdy binding. Very light bump back cover corners. ...

From Never Enough Stuff



Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard / Charles T. Dillingham, 1884. xiii,[3],304,[2]pp. Large, thick octavo. Half gilt calf and marbled boards, pictorial panels of original binding bound in. Frontis and illustrations. A few incidents of marginal spotting, ...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


Les Chansons de Sao Van Di by AJALBERT, Jean

Paris: Louis-Michaud, n.d.. Limited edition. Erotic French love story set in Laos, telling the tale of Kao Som Sène and the songs he sings for the beautiful Sao Van Di. Limited first edition. (Number 602/870) Rare. One of 870 copies on alfa paper, bound...

From Rare Illustrated Books


Son of Heaven by Princess Der Ling

New York: D. Appleton Century Company, Inc., 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Cloth in DJ; 248pp; DJ price-clipped, chipped, edgeworn & protected by mylar sleeve, boards square & bright, text unmarked, binding is sound, VG/Good co...

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Géographie de la soie. Étude géographique et statistique sur la production et le commerce de la soie en cocon. Mémoire couronné par la Société de Géographie de Lyon. by Clugnet, Léon

Lyon, Secrétariat de la Société de Géographie, 1877.. Crown quarto. Pp. x, 201. Bound in the original printed wrappers, slightly soiled, vague dampmark at blank bottom of first few leaves. In fine condition. Excellent copy, practically unused, still ...

From Librarium of The Hague


Iconography: Chinese Figures (Gasen) 畫筌: 漢人物 (がせん) by MORIATSU, Hayashi

1721 Japanese Woodblock Print Chinese Figure Iconography Illustrated Moriatsu An interesting Edo woodblock-print of 'Iconography: Chinese Figures.' This is an art book from the early 18th century depicting the iconography of Chinese culture and history t...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Chinese Dicitonary (zōzoku dai kōekikai gyokuhen taizen) (増続大広益会玉篇大全) (ぞうぞくだいこうえきかいぎょくへんたいぜん) by TEISAI, Mori

1780 Japanese Chinese Language Dictionary Mori Teisai 5v Woodblock Print An interesting Edo woodblock-print of a Chinese Dictionary titled 'An Enlargement of All and Four Voices.' The Chinese Dictionary is used as a means of expanding the linguistic purs...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Momotaro (Little Peachling) by Anonymous

Kobunsha, 1885. Paperback. Fair. Fair. 1885 Kobunsha, "2 Minami Sayegicho, Tokio" (Tokyo, Japan). Date is in Japanese system, Meiji 18 = 1885. Japanese Fairy Tale Series number 1. Title "Momotaro" in transliterated Japanese on front cover. Silk string-b...

From SmarterRat Books


Tableau pittoresque de l'Inde, ou description géographique, statistique, commerciale, morale et politique de l'Indostan. Traduit sur le manuscrit par Benjamin Laroche. by Buckingham, J. (James) S. (Silk)

Paris, Poulton-de-l'Épée, 1835.. Crown octavo. Pp. 332. Plus finely engraved folding map. Hardcover, bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, vellum French corners, gilt lettered red morocco lettering-piece to spine, marbled endpapers, sp...

From Librarium of The Hague


Gods and Heroes of Old Japan. by Pasteur, Violet M

Kegan Paul, 1906.. First Edition decorated by Ada Galton. Wear on pictorial cloth, contents very good. Wonderful book with 4 coloured plates & illustrations throughout. ....

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