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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.Preface by the Bishop of Exeter, the author's father. Bindings tight and square. Over opened at page 64/65. Text clean... View more info

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Tokyo. A Confidential Guide to the Greatest [Japan]

By: Briggs, Don

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Japan, Don Briggs Production: 1973

Seller ID: 010661

Condition: Very Good


A complete well written and entertaining guide. This issue was for the Hotel Okura with an eight-page promotion for the hotel and its services. 93rd edition. 7.25 inches tall; 254 pages; illustrated with drawings and maps. Front and rear endpages are advertisements for Japan Air Lines. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. View more info

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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, light rubs on the corners. The 10th book in the series. Binding style 3. Plates and illustrations signed by various ill... 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 Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago. A Narrative of Travel and Exploration From 1878 to 1883.

By: Forbes, Henry O[gg]

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010740

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Publisher's green pictorial cloth gilt. 8vo; 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches; xix, 536, 4 pp.; 3 folding maps, 2 full-page maps, 1 in-text map, color frontispiece, plates, in-text illustrations, publisher's advertisements. Color tissue-guarded frontispiece by J.B. Gibbs. Bindings are tight and square. Minor shelf lean. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Light wear to extremities, lightly and evenly toned throughout. Collectible condition. 6 maps in total all present. The book is in six parts: In the Cocos-Keeling Islands; In Java; In Sumatra; In ... 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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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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Little Sister Snow

By: Little, Frances.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.,: 1909

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010835

Condition: Very Good


Frances Little (1863-1941) was the pseudonym of the American author Fannie Caldwell, who was from Louisville, Kentucky, but spent some time in Japan in the early twentieth century. The Author is the aunt of Alice Hegan Rice. At the dawn of the 20th Century, most Americans knew very little of Japan and Frances Little's book presented a view of Japanese life at the time that captured the imagination of the reading public who made it the bestselling novel in the United States. This popular novel tells of a Japanese girl who grows up, falls in love with an American, and is conflicted bet... View more info

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Odori (Japanese Dance) Tourist Library: 22

By: Matida, Kasyo

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Published by the Board of Tourist Industry; Japanese Government Railways: 1938

Seller ID: 010985

Condition: Very Good


Stiff glued wraps; paste-on color decoration. 7.625 inches tall; 70pages; illustrated with photographs. Text clean and tight; some minor hand-soil to wraps. 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 better way.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 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 a series of character sketches, impressions and, since Sir Harold had set himself the task of examining the causeless melanc... View more info