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Slowly Climbs the Sun
[Laos]

By: Menger, Matt J.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Twin Circle Pub. Co.,: 1973

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007566


SIGNED with a non-personal inscription: /with my warmest greetings/. The author spent 16 years in Laos in isolated rural regions. He chronicles his experiences as a missionary and as a keen observer of the culture he experienced. Illustrated with photographs. 228 pages, 8.25 inches tall.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear no chips or tears... View more info

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Japan as We Saw It

By: Bickersteth, M. [Mary Jane]

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1893.<br>

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 008398

Condition: Very Good


“In 1891 The Bishop of Exeter accompanied by Miss Bickersteth went Japan for two months to visit his son the Bishop of Japan This is an admirable account of Japan from the point of view and there is a full description of the earthquake of October 1891 and among other two views of the destruction caused by the earthquake. “The Parents' Review, Volume 4, page 743.Publisher's blue cloth with red border and stamped vignette in gilt. Folded Color Map of Japan. View more info

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... Return to Malaya

By: British Spy, Southeast Asia, Pre-WWII] Lockhart, R. H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, G. P. Putnam's Sons,: 1936.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [McBride]<P>

Seller ID: 007670


Sir Robert Hamilton Bruce Lockhart, (1887 – 1970), was a British diplomat (Moscow, Prague), journalist, author, secret agent and footballer. His 1932 book, Memoirs of a British Agent, became an international best-seller, and brought him to the world's attention. This third book continues the story. His son was author Robin Bruce Lockhart, who wrote the 1967 book Ace of Spies – about his father's friend and fellow agent Sidney Reilly – from which the 1983 min... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes  </b><br>[East Asia]; [Indonesia]; [Java]; [Thailand]

Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes
[East Asia]; [Indonesia]; [Java]; [Thailand]

By: Butterworth, Hezekaih

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1888.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Early printing.

Seller ID: 008944


‘This new volume in the perennially popular series takes the reader to Siam, and, with delightful illustration and anecdote, tells him of the interesting animal worship of the country.’ Literary World. A delightful travelogue complete with natural history, customs and culture of the South Seas in East Asia including Indonesia, Java and Thailand. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some age-toning, l... View more info

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Journey to the Far Pacific
[Cold War]

By: Dewey, Thomas E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc.,: 1952.

Edition: Early Printing.

Seller ID: 008532


Thomas Dewey as governor of New York wrote this report on his fact-finding tour to the far east visiting 17 countries and traveling 41,000 Miles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has age-toned on the spine with light edge wear and a clear-tape repair top spine. Small crayon mark on rear of jacket. View more info

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Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China

By: Dunlop, Fuchsia

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Yiork, W. W. Norton & Company: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009633

ISBN: 0393066576

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A new memoir by the most talented and respected British food writer of her generation.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 320 pages with index. View more info

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A Woman Alone in the Heart of Japan

By: Fisher, Gertrude Adams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Company,: 1910

Seller ID: 010196

Condition: Very Good


The author spent an extended time in Japan and this first-hand account of the life and culture includes Sendai, cherry-blossom season, sightseeing in Nikko, Matsushima, Ikao and other places. She visited and reported on a Buddhist University, Judo school, Russian Mission, the Red Cross hospital, the Japanese stock market, industries, woman's education and much more. Second Printing. Publisher's Light blue cloth with stamped decorations and titles in four colors... View more info

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... Japan Art and Civilization

By: Frederic, Louis

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams,: 1966.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007238


An extensive survey on Japanese historical and cultural development.Carefully handled. Bindings tight. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling wear. 504 pp incl index, View more info

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Dragon Hunter: Roy Chapman Andrews and the Central Asiatic Expeditions

By: Gallenkamp, Charles

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009856

ISBN: 0670890936

Condition: New


A journey through the tremendous discoveries and unforgettable adventures of the Central Asiatic Expeditions of 1922-1930 describes how a fossil-hunting team, led by Roy Chapman Andrews, braved raging sandstorms, murderous bandits, political intrigue, civil war, and conflicts between the United States and China as it searched for evidence of dinosaurs and other extinct creatures in the Gobi Desert. Roy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884 - March 11, 1960) was an Am... View more info

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Japan the Art of Living

By: Katoh;, Amy Sylvester

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont:, Tuttle Publishing,: 1990.

Seller ID: 008929

ISBN: 0804816115

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A source book style for the Western Home. With more than 300 vibrant colour photographs, this tour of exquisite homes in the Tokyo area offers new ideas for decorating the Western home. With its emphasis on traditional and modern styles.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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...Hong Kong: An Affair to Remember

By: Moss, Peter

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hong Kong:, FormAsia Books,: 2008

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007106

ISBN: 9889827042


The pages of this book encompass a range of striking images to portray a city forever in a state of flux.Hong Kong has far outstripped its chroniclers. It s the metropolis of perpetual metamorphosis, endlessly remodelling the way it lives, works and functions so that its skyline is always undergoing reconstruction, its image ceaselessly shifting. The only constants are the spirit of its people, their receptivity to new ideas and influences, their restless quest for a ... View more info

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Journey to Java
[Indonesia]

By: Nicolson, Harold

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Doubleday & Company,: 1957

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008385


Sir Harold Nicolson, for his seventieth birthday embarked on a two-month cruise from London to Java. He was accompanied by author Vita Sackville-West, his wife. Stories of shipboard hours, ports of call, including conversations about books and the current world from the travel diary Sir Harold Nicolson kept during a two months cruise in 1957 to Java and back with his wife V. Sackville-West. As could be expected, this is hardly an ordinary travel book. It is rather... View more info

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Pygmies and Dream Giants

By: Stewart, Kilton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1945

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009129

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket


An early study of the culture of primitive tribe on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Dr. Stewart; beginning with the Negritos whom he livd with he also encountered and spent time with the headhunters of the hills, the Ifugaons and other tribes. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owners bookplate. Dust Jacket unclipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve with light handling wear with toning to... View more info