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Verrat am Bosporus

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 32997


Tubingen: Hermann Leins 1970. The story of Constantinople, translated from the English. Text in GERMAN. Dust jacket slightly wrinkled along top edge, 8vo in red cloth, 8 plates, notes, index, 322pp, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

James Brooke's Pacific Cruise

By: Brooke, George M.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44572


Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press 1986. Full title: John M. Brooke's Pacific Cruise and Japanese Adventure, 1858-1860. The journals of Lt. John M. Brooke, commanding the schooner Fenimore Cooper on her expedition to complete the survey of the North Pacific and Japan's East Coast, who spent six months in Yokohama before bringing Japan's first ambassador to the United States. Dust jacket, map endpapers, 8vo in grey-green cloth, 17 b&w illustrations, index, 265pp, as ... View more info

James Brooke's Pacific Cruise

By: Brooke, George M.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44573


Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press 1986. Full title: John M. Brooke's Pacific Cruise and Japanese Adventure, 1858-1860. The journals of Lt. John M. Brooke, commanding the schooner Fenimore Cooper on her expedition to complete the survey of the North Pacific and Japan's East Coast, who spent six months in Yokohama before bringing Japan's first ambassador to the United States. Dust jacket, map endpapers, 8vo in grey-green cloth, 17 b&w illustrations, index, 265pp, as ... View more info

Port of Bombay, The

By: Chittar

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 23119


Bombay: Trustees of the Port of Bombay, 1973. A brief history of the port, compiled by Shantaram D. Chittar, in honor of the first centenary of the Trust. No dust jacket, blue cloth etched on spine, top corners bumped, 98pp and 19 b&w photos and color frontis, inscriptions on free flys, contents clean and tight, overall Good+. View more info

Heart of the Dragon, The

By: Clayre, Alasdair

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 31331


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1984, 1st US edition, 1st printing. A companion to the PBS series and an extraordinary exploration into the private lives of individual families, the work of the villages, the problems and successes of the factories, and the closed world of the country's courts, hospitals, asylums, and prisons; also, an examination of their ancient religions and philosophies, as well as the renowned cooking, science and art brought by travelers from Marc... View more info

Message of the President: Perry Expedition to Japan

By: CONGRESS

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 38234


Washington: 33rd Congress, 2nd Session, U. S. Senate, Executive Document No. 34, 1855. President Franklin Pierce, in response to a Senate resolution the previous month, submits a report in January of 1855 containing the instructions, correspondence, and other documents relating to Commodore Perry's expedition to Japan. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, ornate design blind-stamped on both boards, 109pp, spine covering absent, front board detached, rear hinge tight, en... View more info

Season in Sarawak, A

By: Dickson, Mora

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 28606


London: Dobson Books Ltd. 1962. After spending a year among the Dayaks and other people of Borneo, the author and her husband send out a small group of 18-year-old volunteers--the vanguard of the VSO program and precursor to the US Peace Corps. Dust jacket ragged and tape-repaired with several tears along top edge and spine, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, 67 drawings by the author, 216pp, Very Good. View more info

I.G. in Peking, The: 1868-1907

By: Fairbank, John K.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 45004


Cambridge MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1975, 1st edition, in two volumes. Fairbank and co-editors Katherine F. Bruner and Elizabeth M. Matheson present the letters (to a confidant in London) of Robert Hart, who served in the Chinese Maritime customs service, 1868-1907. Dust jackets, 8vos in green cloth, frontis, map, list of ranks and Ch'ing rulers, xxviii+1625 pp (1-825; 826-1625), introduction by L. K. Little, no marks, clean and tight Fine/Fine. View more info

Fisherman of South Thailand: The Malay Villagers

By: Fraser, Thomas M.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 35049


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1966. Fraser presents a case study of the people of Rusembilan, Muslims in a cultural area of Thailand oriented toward Malaysia. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, b&w illustrations, 110pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Heckford's Sailing Directions: Bay of Bengal, etc.

By: Heckford, N.

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 44142


London: C. W. Coard 1859, 2nd enlarged edition. Heckford advises mariners how to pilot in the waters of the Bay of Bengal, in all seasons, including description of the land. No dust jacket, 8vo in pebbled red cloth, title and decorations gilt-stamped, all edges gilt, inscription by author on free fly, 80pp, contents tight, re-spined, Very Good. View more info

Commissioners and Commodores

By: Henson, Curtis T.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 33921


University AL: The University of Alabama Press 1982. A history of the East India Squadron and American diplomacy in China. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, titles and design in bright gilt and electric blue on front board, notes, bibliography, index, 231pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Safari

By: Hunt, Edwin

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 31857


Evanston IL: The Men's Club of Covenant Methodist Church, 1955. Limited edition, of which this is No. 419, inscribed and SIGNED on half-title. A churchman travels to the Middle East and on to India where he spends some time. No dust jacket, 4to in brown cloth, 16 photographs, 10 drawings by Eugene Montgomery, 186pp, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

West of the Pacific

By: Huntington

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 28311


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1925. Impressions of a trip to Australia in 1923 by way of Japan, Chosen, Philippines, Java, the China coast, and by rail to Peking and Mukden. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, gilt titles on front board, EX-LIBRARY marked withdrawn with bookplate and usual mark, b&w photos, index, 453pp, Good+. View more info

Hong Kong

By: Kirkup

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 28373


London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., Cities of the World series, 1969. SOFT cover, 12mo, 16pp of b&w photos, 85pp, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Voyage of the Alceste to the Ryukyus and SE Asia, The

By: M'Leod, John

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 37842


Rutland VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company [1817] 1963 fine facsimile reprint edition. Full title: Narrative of a voyage in His Majesty's Late Ship Alceste to the Yellow Sea, along the coast of Corea, and through numerous hitherto undiscovered islands, to the Island of Lewchew, with an account of her shipwreck in the straits of Gaspar. The ship's doctor provides a wealth of first-hand observation on this early foray to China, Korea, Okinawa, and Taiwan in support of the Eas... View more info

Days in North India

By: MacLeod

Price: $80.00

Seller ID: 28366


Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Company 1870. An informative tour through India from Calcutta to Benares, from Allahabad to Lucknow and Agra, beautifully illustrated with 21 full-page engraved plates and numerous smaller engravings in the text. No dust jacket, small 8vo in original brown cloth, beveled boards, gilt title and design on front board, top edges gilt, brown endpapers, top corners bumped and frayed, portions missing front head and heel of spine, both join... View more info

Angling in Japan

By: Matuzaki, Meizi

Price: $85.00

Seller ID: 31093


Japan: Board of Tourist Industry and Japanese Government Railways, No. 32 in the Tourist Library series, 1940. The history and evolution of sport fishing in the streams and bays of Japan, with a description of equipment, techniques, and game fish. Translated by R. Okada. SOFT cover, small 8vo in salmon paper with a color plate pasted-down on front cover, frontis and one color plate, b&w photos, 100pp, over-sized cover is wrinkled and bent around edges but only very ti... View more info

English Language Materials in the Ryukyus

By: McCune

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 21539


Naha, The Ryukyus: US Civil Administration 1964. A selective listing of books, reports, articles and maps compiled by the Civil Administrator of the Ryukyus. Mimeographed typescript, 8.5x11, 6pp text plus 4pp bibliography, Very Good. View more info

Hostage on the Yangtze

By: Murfett, Malcolm H.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 43328


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1991, 1st printing. A sweeping survey of British naval power in China from its beginnings in the 1630s to the Amethyst Crisis of 1949. No dust jacket, 8vo in red cloth, 3 maps, 2 figures, 6 photos, index, 313pp, near Fine/-. View more info

Into the Heart of Borneo

By: O'Hanlon, Redmond

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 31687


New York: Random House 1985, 1st US edition. An exuberant narrative of a 1983 journey on foot and by boat to the center of Borneo where no one had ventured for more than half a century. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and paper, bibliography, b&w illustrations, index, 191pp, slight fading to top of boards o/w no marks, near Fine. View more info