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Category: All Categories: History: Asia: Far East
12 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
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.)

Appr.: | AUD 26.10 CAD 25.42 EUR 17.93 GBP 14.33 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 244.57 

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2.
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 15.66 CAD 15.25 EUR 10.76 GBP 8.60 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 146.74 

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3.
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

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4.
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 20.88 CAD 20.34 EUR 14.34 GBP 11.46 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 195.65 

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5.
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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6.
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+.

Appr.: | AUD 23.20 CAD 22.60 EUR 15.94 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 217.39 

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7.
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 13.92 CAD 13.56 EUR 9.56 GBP 7.64 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 130.43 

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8.
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.)

Appr.: | AUD 15.66 CAD 15.25 EUR 10.76 GBP 8.60 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 146.74 

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9.
Reifsnider, Urme May  
ROMANTIC HISTORY OF JAPAN

Publisher: Tokyo News Service Tokyo 1953.
Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Written by an American resident of Japan for over thirty five years. Color and b/w plates 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

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10.
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 26.10 CAD 25.42 EUR 17.93 GBP 14.33 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 244.57 

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11.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 31.32 CAD 30.51 EUR 21.51 GBP 17.20 JPY 2,700.00 MXN 337.50 ZAR 293.48 

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12.
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 11.60 CAD 11.30 EUR 7.97 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 108.70 

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