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Category: All Categories: History: Asia: Far East
22 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Brook, Elaine  
The Windhorse

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co NY, 1987.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0396090060 In VG+ DJ; Blue cl. Color & B&W photos. Biblio. Author & blind friend climb 18, 000 ft Kala Patthar in Nepal; 8vo; 223 pages

Appr.: | AUD 5.11 CAD 5.16 EUR 3.54 GBP 2.84 JPY 475.00 MXN 59.38 ZAR 51.08 

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2.
Butler, William  
The Ring of Meiji

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's NY, 1965.
Very Good in Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover In lightly edgeworn DJ, bookplate; Orange cl. Map eps. Novel set in 19th century Japan; 8vo; 464 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.22 CAD 10.33 EUR 7.09 GBP 5.67 JPY 950.00 MXN 118.75 ZAR 102.15 

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3.
Caldwell, John C.  
The Korea Story

Publisher: Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1952..
First Edition. 21 X 14 cm. VG+/VG+. Full mauve cloth, gilt titles on spine, xii, 180 pp, 4 ff b & w photo plates, index. Corner of ffep clipped, slight shelf wear. DJ extremities lightly rubbed; in Brodart archival cover. Caldwell was born in China to a family of missionaries, and lived in Korea for three years "as a military information specialist, diplomat, and business man" in the run-up to the Korean War. His book is highly critical of the State Department and U. S. policy in Korea. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 14.52 CAD 14.67 EUR 10.07 GBP 8.06 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 145.16 

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4.
Caldwell, John C.  
The Korea Story

Publisher: Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1952..
2nd ptg. Signed by Author recto ffep. 21 X 14 cm. VG+/VG. Full mauve cloth, gilt titles on spine, xii, 180 pp, 4 ff b & w photo plates, index. Extremities lightly sunned & rubbed. DJ extremities rubbed; in Brodart archival cover. Caldwell was born in China to a family of missionaries, and lived in Korea for three years "as a military information specialist, diplomat, and business man" in the run-up to the Korean War. His book is highly critical of the State Department and U. S. policy in Korea. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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5.
Clyde, Paul Hibbert, 1896-  
The Far East A History of the Impact of the West on Eastern Asia Third Edition

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1958.
xxviii, 836 p. 'This history is addressed chiefly to Americans seeking their organized approach to an Asian world which is now close at hand.' Used as a textbook, this has pencil underlinings. Stock #27156. Good/ no dj. Asia China Japan

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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6.
Crawford, C. S  
The Four Deuces: a Korean War Story

Publisher: Presidio Novato, CA, 1989.
Fine in Fine dust jacket, Hardcover Black cloth hardback. 288 pp. Author's memories of his wartime experiences as a marine in Korea; 8vo; 288 pages

Appr.: | AUD 5.17 CAD 5.23 EUR 3.59 GBP 2.87 JPY 481.00 MXN 60.13 ZAR 51.72 

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7.
Dodge, Ernest S.  
Islands and Empires: Western Impact on the Pacific and East Asia

Publisher: Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1976..
First Edition. 23 X 16 cm. Fine/Near Fine. Europe and the World in the Age of Expansion, Volume VII. Grey cloth, gilt titles on front board & spine, xvi, 364 pp, 9 maps, 6 ff b & w plates, notes, bibliography, index. DJ has a bit of rubbing to extremities & a 2 mm tear; in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 19.35 CAD 19.57 EUR 13.43 GBP 10.75 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 193.55 

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8.
Douglas, William O.  
North from Malaya: Adventure on Five Fronts

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1953..
Review Copy. 21 X 14 cm. VG/G. Pale grey-green cloth, endpaper maps, 352 pp, 8 ff b & w photo plates, index. Head of spine sunned, extremities lightly rubbed, tape marks on paste-down endpapers, scattered pencil notes. DJ has heavy wear at joints, large tears, small chips, corners of flaps trimmed, tape residue on flaps, but is essentially complete; in Brodart archival cover. Publisher's review slip (giving date of publication as 8 June 1953) laid in; it has unknown reviewer's notes on back. Justice Douglas traveled through Malaya, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Korea, and Formosa (Taiwan), and gives us a combination of personal impressions and political history and analysis. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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9.
Freeman, Michael, Sian Evans and Mimi Lipton  
In the Oriental Style: A Sourcebook of Decoration and Design

Publisher: Thames and Hudson London, 1990.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 082121814X In VG DJ; Red cloth hardback. 224 pp. Color photos. Index; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 224 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.22 CAD 10.33 EUR 7.09 GBP 5.67 JPY 950.00 MXN 118.75 ZAR 102.15 

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10.
Hart, Robert A., 1929-  
The Eccentric Tradition : American Diplomacy in the Far East / Robert A. Hart.

Publisher: New York : Scribner, c1976..
277 p., [8] leaves of plates : illus. index ; 24 cm. "The professional who advocates proportion is usually out of step with one public fancy or another." Bibliography: p. 253-272. NEU020. Vg ' dj good+.

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11.
International Labour Office  
MATCHING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPECTATIONS A Programme of Actionfor Ceylon. Technical Papers
 Picture
Publisher: International Labour Office Geneva 1971.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 251 pages

Appr.: | AUD 12.90 CAD 13.04 EUR 8.96 GBP 7.16 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 129.03 

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12.
Ishimoto, Kiyoko and Tatsou  
The Japanese House: its Interior and Exterior

Publisher: Bonanza Books NY, 1963.
Very Good in Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover In lightly edgeworn DJ; Brown cl spine/brown boards. B&W photos, architectural drawings. Glossary; 4to; 128 pages

Appr.: | AUD 19.41 CAD 19.62 EUR 13.47 GBP 10.78 JPY 1,805.00 MXN 225.63 ZAR 194.09 

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13.
McNeely, Jeffrey A. and Paul Spencer Wachtel  
Soul of the Tiger: Searching for Nature's Answers in Exotic Southeast Asia

Publisher: Doubleday NY, 1988.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0385242255 In DJ; Green cl spine/blue boards. Maps. Biblio. Index. Relationships between humans and endangered species in SE Asia; 8vo; xviii + 390 pages

Appr.: | AUD 5.11 CAD 5.16 EUR 3.54 GBP 2.84 JPY 475.00 MXN 59.38 ZAR 51.08 

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14.
Morris, Jan  
Hong Kong

Publisher: Random House NY, 1988.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0394550978 In DJ; 8vo. Hardback (black cloth/tan boards) . Viii + 359 pp. B&W photos, map, map eps. Reading list, index. History of Hong Kong; 8vo; viii + 359 pages

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15.
Powell, E. Alexander  
The Last Home of Mystery: Adventures in Nepal Together with Accounts of Ceylon, British India, the Native States, .......

Publisher: Century NY, 1929.
Good+ with no dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover No DJ, spine faded; Black cloth. Xii + 332 pp. B&W photos, map eps; 8vo

Appr.: | AUD 18.39 CAD 18.59 EUR 12.76 GBP 10.21 JPY 1,710.00 MXN 213.75 ZAR 183.87 

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16.
Rees, David  
Korea: The Limited War

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1964..
3rd ptg. 21 X 15 cm. VG/VG. Grey boards, rather wide blue cloth spine with red, silver, and blue foil titles, xiv, 3 - 511 pp, 20 maps including 2 not in pagination, 8 ff b & w photo plates incl. frontis., footnotes, bibliography, index. Head of spine beginning to fray, bottom corners bumped. DJ has a small chip to bottom of rear panel, extremities slightly browned; in Brodart archival cover. Rees looks at both the action of the war and the origins & outcome of the political decision to limit the war. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 12 oz.)

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17.
Reifsnider, Urme May  
ROMANTIC HISTORY OF JAPAN

Publisher: Tokyo News Service Tokyo 1953.
Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover DJ edgeworn, small tears, in mylar book jacket cover. Errata slip laid in and most of the errors (18) corrected in the text, in ink. Dampstain on last 2 or 3 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages; 16285J

Appr.: | AUD 41.94 CAD 42.39 EUR 29.10 GBP 23.28 JPY 3,900.00 MXN 487.50 ZAR 419.35 

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18.
Reischauer, Edwin O., John K. Fairbank & Albert M. Craig  
A History of East Asian Civilization (Vol. 1, East Asia: The Great Tradition & Vol. 2, East Asia: The Modern Transformation)

Publisher: Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1962..
23 X 16 cm. Near Fine/VG. First printing of the Modern Asia Edition (slightly smaller format than the American edition). Joint publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. Copyright date of Vol. 2 is 1965, although date code shows it was printed in 1964. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles & decorations on front board & spine, maps & chronology on endpapers. Vol. 1: xiv, 739 pp, 74 illustrations on plates, 33 maps in text. Vol. 2: xvi, 955 pp, 80 illustrations on b & w plates, 43 maps & charts in text, 24 tables, index. Both volumes clean, gilt titles bright, with bumps to edges of boards. DJs are rubbed & creased at extremities with a closed tear or two on each, vol. 1 spine sunned; in Brodart archival covers. A short clipping about Reischauer's Japanese-born wife is laid in. Vol. 1 surveys East Asian civilization from earliest times to the mid-19th century. Vol. 2 extends the survey to contemporary East Asia (China, Korea, and Japan.) Shipping weight 6 lbs.

Appr.: | AUD 24.19 CAD 24.46 EUR 16.79 GBP 13.43 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 241.94 

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19.
Reischauer, Edwin O., John K. Fairbank & Albert M. Craig  
A History of East Asian Civilization (Vol. 1, East Asia: The Great Tradition & Vol. 2, East Asia: The Modern Transformation)

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960..
24 X 16 cm. VG/No dj. Copyright date of Vol. 2 is 1965, although date code shows it was printed in 1964. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles & decorations on front board & spine, maps & chronology on endpapers. Vol. 1: xiv, 739 pp, 74 illustrations on plates, 33 maps in text. Vol. 2: xvi, 955 pp, 80 illustrations on b & w plates, 43 maps & charts in text, 24 tables, index. Both volumes clean with just a bit of rubbing to extremities & original bookseller's price stickers on front boards. Vol. 1 is in a plastic cover applied by previous owner. Vol. 1 surveys East Asian civilization from earliest times to the mid-19th century. Vol. 2 extends the survey to contemporary East Asia (China, Korea, and Japan.) Shipping weight 7 lbs.

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20.
Schiller, Anne  
Small Sacrifices: Religious Change and Cultural Identity Among of Ngaju of Indonesia

Publisher: Oxford Unversity Press NY, 1997.
Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 019509557X No DJ as issued; Green cl. xii + 178. B&W photos, diagrams. Notes, biblio, index; 8vo; xii + 178 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.17 CAD 8.26 EUR 5.67 GBP 4.54 JPY 760.00 MXN 95.00 ZAR 81.72 

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21.
Singh, Arjan (Ed. by John Moorehead)  
Tiger Haven

Publisher: Harper & Row NY, 1973.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0060139161 In DJ; Brown cl. Color & B&W photos. Biblio. Acct of author's efforts to preserve Indian wildlife; 8vo; 237 pages

Appr.: | AUD 6.13 CAD 6.20 EUR 4.25 GBP 3.40 JPY 570.00 MXN 71.25 ZAR 61.29 

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22.
U. S. Government  
AREA HANDBOOK FOR LAOS
 Picture
Publisher: U. S. Goverment Printing Washington D. C. 1972.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W Illustrations; 337 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 44362.
    
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