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Image for Les Oiseaux De Chine De Mongolie et De Coree non Passereaux

Les Oiseaux De Chine De Mongolie et De Coree non Passereaux

By: Etchecopar, R. D. And Francois Hue

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Tahiti, Les Editions Du Pacifique: 1978

Seller ID: 035010

ISBN: 2857000944

Condition: Very Good


585 pages. Cloth covers show moisture stain at heel, and there are a couple of light smudges on the fore edge. Jacket remains bright and clean, though shows a couple of small tears over foot of spine, and light wrinkles over head and corners. Jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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Subject Index to Bibliographies on Southwestern Asia: I-V. Part I. Anthropogeography

By: Field, Henry and Edith W. Ware

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, FL, University of Miami Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035572

Condition: Good+


157 pages. Covers are slightly darkened along edges and there is just a little curl at corners. One inch closed tear at top of title page with old tape repair. Very tiny inked name in upper outside corner of title page. Tight and otherwise clean copy. View more info

The Pageant of Persia

By: Filmer, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032390

Condition: Very Good


Copyright is 1936. 422 pages, plus plates. Slight foxing on end leaves. General very slight wear/age, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

Image for The Philippine Islands:  A Historical, Geographical, Ethnographical, Social and Commercial Sketch of The Philippine Archipelago and it Political Dependencies

The Philippine Islands: A Historical, Geographical, Ethnographical, Social and Commercial Sketch of The Philippine Archipelago and it Political Dependencies

By: Foreman, John

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, Ld: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029243

Condition: Good


495 pages, plus folding map in front pocket. Ex-Library, with NO external markings and only book plate on front map pocket and tag and card pocket on rear end leaves. Inked name at top of half title page. Cloth covers are rubbed along edges, and show light wear at corners and spine ends. Gilt stamped lettering remains bright on covers, as does the black and brown stamped image of a Philippine woman with a jar atop her head. Top hinge (internal) shows a two inch crack, though volume remains very tight. Map remains in very good condition. View more info

India's Hurt and Other Addresses

By: Forrest, W. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint Louis, MO, Christian Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 031753

Condition: Good


Copyright is 1909. Cloth covers are worn and perhaps a little chewed at foot of spine. Cover show light wear, though volume is otherwise tight and clean. View more info

Image for A History Of the Philippines from Indios Bravos to Filipinos

A History Of the Philippines from Indios Bravos to Filipinos

By: Francia, Luis H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 034507

ISBN: 1590202856

Condition: Fine


352 pages, plus plates. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for Letters From Japan:  A Record of Modern Life in the Island Empire (Two Volumes)

Letters From Japan: A Record of Modern Life in the Island Empire (Two Volumes)

By: Fraser, Mrs. Hugh

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1899

Seller ID: 037739

Condition: Good


394 & 387 pages, plus plates and ads. Red cloth covers with gilt stamped lettering and illustrations. Private library book plate on front paste downs. Ink stamp of a masonic lodge is seen on the upper edge of the text blocks. Light wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Spine covers are just a little faded and show a few light scuffs. Edges of covers are a little darkened. Both volumes remain tight and contents are very clean. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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The Art of India: Temples and Sculpture

By: Frederic, Louis (Introduction By Jean Naudou)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc:

Seller ID: 036857

Condition: Very Good+


No date of publication, though circa 1959. 464 pages. Book with lightly bumped corners and slight age toning. Otherwise tight and clean. Dust jacket with a one inch open tear along lower edge over top cover. Jacket shows a few other small edge tears. Dust jacket remains bright and clean, and is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for [Map]  "Manasseh Ramus Faecundus, Ramus Faecundus Juxta Fontem" from A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine

[Map] "Manasseh Ramus Faecundus, Ramus Faecundus Juxta Fontem" from A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine

By: Fuller, Thomas

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Fuller: 1650

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034452

Condition: Near Fine


13 x 11 inch map, hand-colored steel engraved map showing the region just east of the River Jordan and the Sea of Galilee. The map was engraved by Robert Vaughan. Focus of this map in on the Tribe of Manasseh and the region of Gilead. To the west is the Tribe of Nepthali and the south is the Tribe of Gad. Bashan is seen near the center of the map, which is n ow known as the Golan Heights. Numerous images cover the map, including the typical mountains and forests, as well as many Biblical images. The title cartouche includes the emblem of the Tribe of Manasseh. A separate cartouche dedic... View more info

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The Birds of Korea

By: Gore, M. E. J. And Won Pyong-Oh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seoul, Royal Asiatic Society: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032836

Condition: Near Fine


450 pages, with sewn in cloth book mark. Light signs of use, though overall a tight and very clean copy. View more info

Image for Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples.  (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

By: Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: [Bordeaux], Printed for the Author:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034697

Condition: Good


No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title page state "Se trouve chez les principaux Libraires de la Republique." The included sections are as follows: Moeurs... View more info

Image for Nature Reserves of the Himalaya and the Mountains of Central Asia

Nature Reserves of the Himalaya and the Mountains of Central Asia

By: Green, Michael J. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IUCN - The World Conservation Union: 1993

Seller ID: 035632

Condition: Near Fine


471 pages, soft bound. View more info

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Corea the Hermit Nation

By: Griffis, William Elliot

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Edition: Sixth Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 037764

Condition: Good


492 pages, plus large folding map. The sixth edition includes an additional chapter focused on Corea specifically in the year 1897. Private library book plate on front paste down. Ink stamp of a masonic lodge is seen on the upper edge of the text block. Light wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Volume is otherwise tight and clean. View more info

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The Mikado's Empire

By: Griffis, William Elliot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1899

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 037776

Condition: Good+


677 pages, indexed. Private library book plate on front paste down. Ink stamp of a masonic lodge is seen on the upper edge of the text block. Light wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Volume remains tight and is generally very clean. View more info

The Story of Chinese Gordon

By: Hake, A. Egmont

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, R. Worthington: 1884

Seller ID: 032809

Condition: Good+


358 pages. Cloth covers show a little rubbing along edges and light wear at corners. Gilt stamped dragoon and lettering remain good. Light general wear, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

Image for Four Guide Books bound in One Volume:  The Zoological Collections of the Raffles Museum, Singapore [with] The Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta [with] The Fish Gallery of The Indian Museum [with] The Bird Gallery of the Indian Museum

Four Guide Books bound in One Volume: The Zoological Collections of the Raffles Museum, Singapore [with] The Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta [with] The Fish Gallery of The Indian Museum [with] The Bird Gallery of the Indian Museum

By: Hanitsch, R. [with] F. (Frank) Finn

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Various, Various:

Seller ID: 035566

Condition: Fair


"Guide to the Zoological Collections of the Raffles Museum, Singapore" by R. Hanitsch. Singapore: The Raffles Museum (1908). 112 pages, plus frontispiece and 20 plates: "A Guide to the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, with Map." Calcutta (1902) Revised Edition. 36 +ii pages, plus folding map: "A Guide to the Zoological Collections Exhibited in the Fish Gallery of the Indian Museum." Calcutta: The Indian Museum (1899) 2 pages: "Guide to the Zoological Collections Exhibited in the Bird Gallery of the Indian Museum" by F. [Frank] Finn. Calcutta: The Indi... View more info

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Japan and Her People (Two Volumes)

By: Hartshorne, Anna C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036376

Condition: Very Good


Complete in two volumes. Gorgeous gilt stamped decoration on blue cloth covers, slightly less bright on spine. Light rubbing at spine ends and corners. Folding map at rear of Volume II is a little misfolded and overlaps the edge of the text block. Both volumes remains tight and very clean. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan (Two Volumes)

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company:

Seller ID: 032372

Condition: Very Good+


Copyright is 1894. 699 pages including index. Leather over spines and corners with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Three raised spine bands. Marbled paper over boards and marbled end leaves. Top edge of text block is gilded. Lower and fore edges remain un-cut and un-opened. Light rubbing on edges, mostly affecting paper. Both volumes remain tight and very attractive. View more info

Image for Kokoro:  Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life

Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037754

Condition: Good


388 pages. Private library book plate on front paste down. Ink stamp of a masonic lodge is seen on the upper edge of the text block. Light wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Cloth covers are a little darkened. Edges of contents are very slightly darkened. Volume remains tight and is otherwise generally clean. View more info

Image for Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825. (With Notes Upon Ceylon,) an Account of a Journey to Badras and the Southern Provinces, 1826, and Letters Written in India (Three Volumes)

Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825. (With Notes Upon Ceylon,) an Account of a Journey to Badras and the Southern Provinces, 1826, and Letters Written in India (Three Volumes)

By: Heber, Reginald

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1829

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 037710

Condition: Fair


Complete in three volumes with all plates and the large folding map of India. Marbled end leaves and edges. Covers are worn and scuffed. All boards are detached. Leather spine labels are rubbed and a little faded, though gilt stamped lettering remains clear. Book plate on front paste down of all three volumes, and ink stamp of a masonic grand lodge is seen on the upper edge of all three text blocks. There is a little offsetting front the frontispiece of volume I onto the title page. The contents are otherwise clean, bright, and crisp. This would make a nice copy for binding or restorat... View more info