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CHASING THE SEA. Being A Narrative of A Journey Through Uzbekistan Including Descriptions of A Life Therein, Culminating with an Arrival at the Aral Sea, the World's Worst Man-Made Ecological Catastrophe

By: Bissell, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books, (2003),: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10912

ISBN: 0375421300


New York, Pantheon Books, (2003),, 2003. 1st Edition. Hardcover. first printing. Pages xxii +388,octavo, hardcover, first printing. One cover corner lightly bumped, else Fine; dust jacket in Fine condition. 060205A ISBN: 0-375-42130-0 View more info

TRADE THROUGH THE HIMALAYAS. The Early British Attempts to Open Tibet

By: Cammann, Schuyler

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 1951,: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12500

Condition: Good +


x + 186 pages, octavo, hardcover, first edition. Includes black and white illustrations, appendices, bibliography, and index. Ex-library, non-circulating. Spine numbers and stamps on endpapers. Text is clean and binding tight. 112706A View more info

THE STRANGE CASES OF MAGISTRATE PAO. Chinese Tales of Crime and Detection

By: Comber, Leon, translated from the Chinese and retold by

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Tapei, Caves Books Limited: (1981)

Seller ID: 000017080

Condition: Very good


137 pages. Illustrated by Lo Koon-Chiu. Part of the series: Writing in Asia. Some inked notes on last few blank pages, otherwise in nice condition. 102416A View more info

THE ADVISORY YEARS TO 1965. The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia

By: Futrell, Robert F., with the assistance of Martin Blumenson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Office of Air Force History.: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017752

Condition: Fine


Small quarto, navycloth covers with gilt titles and Air Force seal. xiii [1] 398 pages. Includes maps, black and white photo reproductions, appendices, notes, glossary, bibliographic note, and index. Fine condition. This oversize book will incur additional charges for international shipping. 092717A View more info

CHINA'S RAILWAYS AS A MARKET FOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST PRODUCTS. A Study of a Phase of the External Relations of a Region

By: Griffin, Eldon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seattle, Bureau of Business Research, College of Economics & Business, University of Washington: 1946

Seller ID: 000014637

Condition: Fair


Seattle: Bureau of Business Research, College of Economics & Business, University of Washington, 1946. softcover. Fair. Stapled typescript duplication, xii + 78 numbered pages (printed only on one side), approx. 8 1/2 by 11". Paper covers and last two pages (blanks) detached and chipped at edges, but present. Includes two maps on a folded page, plus several pages of black and white photo reproductions. With presentation slip signed by the author attached to verso of cover. Ex-library, Bureau of Railway Economy, Washington D.C. Foreword by N. H. Engle. Chapters include: Background Facts ... View more info

WORLDS SEEN AND IMAGINED. Japanese Screens From the Idemitsu Museum of Arts.

By: Kuroda, Taizo, Melinda Takeuchi, Yuzo Yamane.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Asia Society Galleries / Abbeville Press Publishers: (c. 1995)

Seller ID: 000018309

ISBN: 0789200813

Condition: Fine


Foreword by Vishakha N. Desai. Preface: Shosuke Idemitsu. Includes glossary, Map of Japan, Bibliography, Index of the Artists and Works in the Exhibition. Square quarto, approximately 11 3/4" by 11 3/4", beige cloth covers, 168 pages. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. 122615B. This oversize book will cost more to ship internationally. View more info

CHINA. After Deng Xiaoping. The Power Struggle in Beijing Since Tiananmen

By: Lam, Willy Wo-Lap

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Singapore, John Wiley and Sons, (c. 1995),: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10580

ISBN: 0471131148

Condition: Fine


Pages xviii + 497,octavo, hardcover, first printing. Includes notes, index. Book and dust jacket in fine condition, F/F. 102504A ISBN: 0-471-13114-8 View more info

WAR BETWEEN JAPAN AND RUSSIA. The Complete Story of the Desperate Struggle Between Two Great Nations with Dominion Over the Orient as the Tremendous Prize...

By: Linthicum, Richard.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: copyright by W. R. Vansant: (c. 1904)

Seller ID: 000018500

Condition: near Very Good


Title continues: " Describing and Picturing the Mighty Conflict, the Hitherto Resistless March of Russian Force Across Asia, and the Advance of Japan into a Position of World-Power Among Nations. With Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Russia, Siberia, Japan, Korea, and Manchuria Containing Many Maps and lllustrations, by Richard Linthicum. With copious Introduction and Special Chapters by Trumbull White. Quarto, brown cloth covers with pictorial design and titles in red, yellow, black, picturing the Emperor of Japan, and the Czar of Russia. Light wear at foot of spine and corners. Fr... View more info

REPORT FROM A CHINESE VILLAGE

By: Myrdal, Jan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books, (c. 1965),: 1965

Seller ID: 10575

Condition: Very good


Pages xxxiv + 374,octavo, hardcover. Illustrated with black and white photographs by Gun Kessle. Translated from the Swedish by Maurice Michael. Book and dust jacket in Very Good condition. 102504A View more info

REVOLUTION IN AFRICA

By: Panikkar, K. Madhu

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Asia Publishing House, (1961),: 1961

Seller ID: 9638


London, Asia Publishing House, (1961),, 1961. Hardcover. Pages 202,octavo, hardcover. Includes map of political status of African Territories; index. Covers faded, else Good: dust jacket frayed at edges, Fair. 073103A View more info

REVOLUTION IN AFRICA

By: Panikkar, K. Madhu

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Asia Publishing House, (1961),: 1961

Seller ID: 9659


London, Asia Publishing House, (1961),, 1961. Hardcover. Pages 202,octavo, hardcover. Includes map of political status of African Territories., index. Covers faded, else book if in Good condition. Dust jacket frayed at edges, fair. 080203A View more info

EAST AND WEST. China, Power, and the Future of Asia

By: Patten, Christopher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books, Random House, (c.1998),: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10536

ISBN: 0812930002


New York, Times Books, Random House, (c.1998),, 1998. 1st Edition. Hardcover. first printing. Pages xiv + 304,octavo, hardcover, first printing. Written by the last governor of Hong Kong.Includes index, maps on endpapers. Publicity material laid in. Book and dust jacket Fine condition. Sticker on dust jacket says: "The book Rupert Murdoch refused to publish." 100704A ISBN: 0-8129-3000-2 View more info

HALLS OF JADE, WALLS OF STONE. WOMEN IN CHINA TODAY

By: Peck, Stacey

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, (c. 1985),: 1985

Edition: second printing

Seller ID: 10576

ISBN: 0531097900

Condition: Fine


Pages 321,octavo, hardcover, second printing. Includes bibliography, index. Book and dust jacket in Fine condition. F/F. 102504A ISBN: 0-531-09790-0 View more info

PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMAGE (PVRCHAS) Or Relations of the World and the Religions Observed in All Ages and Places Discouered from the Creation vnto This Present. In Fovre Parts. This First Containeth a Theological and Geographical Historie of Asia, Africa, and America with the Jlands Adjacent...

By: Purchas , Samuel (Pvrchas).

Price: $2,400.00

Publisher: London, Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone: 1614

Edition: The Second Edition, Much Enlarged with Additions Through the whole Work

Seller ID: 000018419

Condition: Very Good


Approx. 28.5 cm by 19 cm (11 3/8" tall by 71/2" wide) , Paneled calf, rebacked, l[28], 331, 330-851, 862-899, 900-918, [36] p; last page of index and errata page repaired at corner.With the bookplate and coat of arms of Edward Disbrowe Esq. / Walton Derbyshire on the front paste-down endpaper. One cover corner bumped and cracked, some wear at other corners. Light, scattered foxing. Crease on front blank. STC (2nd ed) 20506. Sabin 66679 View more info

JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA

By: Roy, Jules

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, (c. 1967),: 1967

Edition: first U.S. edition

Seller ID: 10584

Condition: Fine


Pages xviii + 299, octavo, hardcover. Translated from the French by Francis Price. Includes maps on endpapers. Book is in Fine condition; dust jacket is price-clipped, else Very Good. 102504A View more info

ASIA'S NEW LITTLE DRAGONS. The Dynamic Emergence of Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia

By: Schlossstein, Steven

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books, (c. 1991),: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10570

ISBN: 0809240386

Condition: Very good


Pages xii + [2] + 370,octavo, hardcover, first edition. Includes notes, bibliography, index. Maps on endpapers. Publicity sheet laid in. Book and dust jacket in Very Good condition, VG/VG. 102504A ISBN: 0-8092-4038-6 View more info

THE LANDS OF CHARM AND CRUELTY. Travels in Southeast Asia

By: Sesser, Stan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1993,: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: 11183

ISBN: 0679416005

Condition: Fine


306 pages, octavo. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition, F/F. Review slip laid in. 031106A ISBN: 0-679-41600-5 View more info

GOLDEN BONES. An Extraordinary Journey from Hell in Cambodia to a New Life in America.

By: Siv, Sichan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers: (2008)

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000017660

ISBN: 0061340685

Condition: Near fine


Octavo, xiv [2] 320 pages. Dust jacket front flap has a crease, else Very Good. Book is inscribed by the author on the half-title page. The author was the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. 020117A. Diplomacy, Southeast Asia View more info

GOD'S CHINESE SON. The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquam

By: Spence, Jonathan D

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co., (c. 1996),: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10587

ISBN: 0393038440

Condition: Fine


Pages: xxvii [3] + 400, octavo, hardcover, first printing. Includes black and white illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Former owner name of front free endpaper. Book and dust jacket in Fine condition, F/F. 102504A ISBN: 0-393-03844-0 View more info

EMPIRES ON THE PACIFIC. World War II and the Struggle for the Mastery of Asia

By: Thompson, Robert Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: (New York), Basic Books, (c. 2001),: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12408

ISBN: 046508575X


(New York), Basic Books, (c. 2001),, 2001. 1st Edition. Hardcover. first edition. Pages xiv + 434,large octavo, hardcover, first edition. Includes black and white photo repros., notes, sources, index. Publicity sheet laid in. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. 042407A ISBN: 046508575X View more info