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The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms: The Canadian Collections

By: BHARDIA, Seema; Royal Ontario Museum

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 563

ISBN: 0888544340

Condition: As New


Catalogue of Canadian Sikh artifacts added to the exhibition, 'The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms', held at the Royal Ontario Museum, May 22-Aug. 20, 2000. 61 pages, illustrated in colour. Quality production. An 'As New' copy seemingly unused. Unpacked weight, 285g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage within Canada and the USA, $5.00 or less. More overseas depending on location. View more info

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Origins of the Chinese Revolution, 1915-1949

By: BIANCO, Lucien

Price: $7.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Stanford University Press: 1989

Edition: Later Printing of 1971 Edition

Seller ID: 11699

ISBN: 0804708274

Condition: VG+


"An outstanding study of the pre-Communist period by an eminent French scholar who brings a refreshingly different perspective to the problems of the origin of the Chinese Revolution." "Lucien Bianco's study is the best single analysis that we have in such brief compass...'. Translated from the French - 'Les origines de la reĀ“volution chinoise, 1915-1949', revised by the author. xiii, 223 pages : maps ; 23 cm. Internally bright, clean and unmarked. Binding i... View more info

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Okinawan Karate: Teachers, Styles and Secret Techniques

By: BISHOP, Mark

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Tuttle Publishing: 1999

Edition: Second Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2154

ISBN: 0804832056

Condition: As New


History of Okinawan Karate -teachers, styles and secret techniques...Told in an engaging style. Second Edition, revised and expanded. 176pp, fully illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Appears 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 415g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight,... View more info

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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan

By: BIX, Herbert P.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Perennial: 2001

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 043200

ISBN: 0060931302

Condition: VG+


In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world. 814 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Very slight wear to some edges - almost 'as new'. Weight, 676g. View more info

Heirs Apparent: What Happens When Mao Dies?

By: BLOODWORTH, Ching Ping & Dennis

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15645

ISBN: 436-05203-2

Condition: Near Fine


History of Mao Tsetung and of Commusnist China posing the question - ' what happens when Mao dies?'. 236pp, 3 maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Only defect is a small corner clip to ffep. Dustjacket is bright and clean with a small, 1" closed tear to back panel. Weight, 490g. View more info

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Hong Kong Remembers

By: BLYTH, Sally and WOTHERSPOON, Ian

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Hong Kong, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 07500

ISBN: 0-19-587768-3

Condition: As New


Account of Hong Kong in the post World War II years until just before re-patriation to China. 285pp, illustrated, endpaper maps.Mint copy, as new. View more info

Tibet's Secret Mountain: The Triump of Sepu Kangri

By: BONINGTON, Chris; CLARKE, Charles

Price: $11.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31388

ISBN: 0297819844

Condition: About 'As New'


Chris Bonington's 'last great climb' - Sepu Kangri, Tibet's secret mountain. 254pp, photo illlustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, fresh copy in an unclipped dustjacket - about 'as new'. Weight, 780g. View more info

Dragon pink on old White

By: BONOSKY, Phillip

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Marzani & Munsell: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041242

Condition: Near Fine


The author explores Chinese color symbolism and its differences with the West. OCLC Number: 2350574. 224 p. illus. 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, squaree binding, no wear to the bright, white cloth. The unclipped dustjacket shows some edge wear and tiny chip but is generally clean and unmarked. Sun-fading to the spine. Weight, 501g. View more info

Iovrnael Ofte Gedenckwaerdige Beschijvinghe: De Wonderlijke Avonturen Van Een Schipper in De Oost 1618-1625

By: BONTEKOE, Eillem Ysbrantsz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Van Kampen & Zoon: 1971

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 16966

Condition: About Fine


Dutch language. An account of a voyage to the East Indies , 1618-1625. Facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1648. 80pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Bookplate and gift inscription to ffep. Dustjacket has only very minor wear to top edge. Weight, 320g. View more info

Arms & Armour of the Samurai

By: BOTTOMLEY, I. and HOPSON, A. P.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Bison Books Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21616

ISBN: 086124415X

Condition: Fine


Book illustrates the 700-year history of the development of the arms and armour of the Samurai. 192pp, photo illustrated in color and in b&w. Spectacular photographs! A very bright, clean copy. Totally unmarked. Sound binding. No wear to boards. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 1.14kg We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rate... View more info

On the laws of Japanese painting : an introduction to the study of the art of Japan

By: BOWIE, Henry P.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Pubns: 1952

Edition: Later Reprint

Seller ID: 047878

ISBN: 0486200302

Condition: Fine


'Dover books on art, aesthetics, art history, art collections'. " ... unabridged republication of the work originally published by P. Elder and Company, San Francisco, in 1911." By Henry P. Bowie ; with prefatory remarks by Iwaya Sazanami and Hirai Kinza. Includes index. xv, 117 p., [74] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Very bright and clean copy. Unmarked. Possibly the front free endpaper has been 'invisibly' removed. Stiff card wrappers are bright and glossy. S... View more info

The Politics of India since Independence

By: BRASS, Paul R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Trade Paperback Ed.

Seller ID: 28446

ISBN: 0521396514

Condition: VG+


Volume IV:1 in the New Cambridge History of India. 357pp, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior pages slightly browned. Tight, square binding, uncreased. Near new copy. Weight, 540g. View more info

Calling to Mind: Being Some Account of the First Hundred Years (1870 to 1970) of Steel Brothers and Company Limited

By: BRAUND, H. E. W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Pergamon Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33554

ISBN: 0080174159

Condition: Fine


History of a British commercial enterprise, headquartered in London but operating in Burma. 151pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Old bookplate to fpde. Clean cloth boards showing no wear. Dustjacket is nearly similar with one tiny 1/2" tear to head of spine, nealy invisibly closed. Weight, 620g. View more info

The Chinese Mafia

By: BRESLER, Fenton

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12963

ISBN: 0-8128-2752-X

Condition: About Fine


Book uncovers the Chinese Triads, a form of Mafia, and their connection with international crime, in particular the narctics trade. 227pp, photo illustrated. Bright clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar but has a small, closed edge tear at top of front cover [3/4"]. View more info

The trail of the Triads : an investigation into international Crime

By: BRESLER, Fenton

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1619

ISBN: 0297777718

Condition: Fiine


An investigation by a British barrister into the Chinese Triads , or secret societies, deeply involved in the International Drug Trade. U.S. ed. published as: The Chinese Mafia. xiii, 226 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 442g. View more info

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Britain Versus Japan

By: BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICES

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Information Services of the United Kingdom: 1944

Edition: Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 036286

Condition: Good VG


British Government's position on the War with Japan, circa 1944. 31pp, photo illustrated. Bright and clean with a sound, stapled binding.Tiny nick at centre of spine and tiny cut at foot of spine. Nice copy! Weight, 46g. View more info

The Royal Palace [Karaton] of Yogyakarta Its Architecture and Its Meaning

By: BRONGTODININGRAT, K. P. H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yogyakarta, Karaton Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14757

Condition: Good VG


Translated by R. Murdani Hadiatmaja. Architecture and meaning of the Royal Palace at Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia. 23pp, illustrated, folding plans at back. Bright copy with a sound, stapled binding. Light corner crease to rear wrap. Weight, 60g. View more info

Five Variations on the Theme of Japanese Painting

By: BRONSTEIN, Leo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Freeport, Brandeis University/Bond Wheelwright: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 039095

ISBN: 870271059

Condition: Near Fine


The author attempts to lead the reader to a better understanding of Japanese painting. 373pp, illustrated in b&w and in color. Illustration on paper pasted to front board. Original transparent, plastic dustjacket is present, missing small pieces at edges. Also, laid-in, is a printed sheet review/summary of the book. Heavy, book weighing 1.45kg. View more info

The Transformation of the Chinese Earth: Aspects of the Evaluation of the Chinese Earth from Earliest Times to Mao Tse-tung

By: BUCHANAN, Keith

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12801

ISBN: 7135-1549-X

Condition: Near Fine


The author's view of the Chinese 'preoccupation with the 'quality of life', their vision of a society in which human and economic relations are motivated not by considerations of material gain but by moral incentives'. 336pp, photo illustrated, maps and cartograms. Bright. fresh copy with a sound binding.Four lines underlined on page 73. Similar dustjacket, unclipped. View more info

Fighting Angel; Portrait of a Soul

By: BUCK, Pearl S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038790

Condition: About Fine


A memoir, sometimes called a "creative non-fiction novel," this is the life story of Pearl Buck's father. Only the names of the people are changed. Sydenstricker was a contradictory and irascible man, isolated him from the rest of the missionary community, but he was also a man of stern convictions and complex personality sufficient reason to look again into the lives of individuals in order to gain understanding of today's Chinese church. 3 preliminary leaves, [... View more info