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Nagasaki

By: COLLIE, Craig

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Portobello Books Ltd: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040383

ISBN: 1846274419

Condition: As New


In early August 1945, the people of Nagasaki went about the usual struggle of their daily wartime existence. No-one could have imagined the horror of what was about to happen. Nagasaki follows ordinary people on the ground in the hours after the dropping of the bomb. xiii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 561g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States... View more info

The Sound of Fury: An Account of the Indian Mutiny

By: COLLIER, Richard

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038494

Condition: Near Fine


An Account of the Indian Mutiny, 1857. 383pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket shows some edge wear and a small area of surface loss where a price sticker was removed on front panel. Weight, 560g. View more info

Stand on Ideological Issues

By: COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Communist Party of India: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30027

Condition: VG+


124pp plus 39pp. Ting name-stamp to verso of front wrapper and name to ffep. Otherwise, unmarked. Tight, square binding, minor wear to spine. Clean wrappers. Weight, 160g. View more info

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The Essential Confucius: The Heart of Confucius' Teachings in Authentic I Ching Order

By: CONFUCIUS; CLEARY, Thomas

Price: $9.50

Publisher: USA, Castle Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 30540

ISBN: 0785809031

Condition: Fine


Presents Confucius' sayings, in 'I Ching order', on topics such as morality, behavior, business, diplomacy and spirituality. Translation of: 'Lun yu'. xii, 179 pages ; 22 cm. Bright,m clean, unmarked interior, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no weartop the boards. Very small black 'remainder' mark to the bottom edge. Unclipped dustjacket is Fine. Unpacked weight, 397g. View more info

On Chinese Gardens

By: CONGZHOU, Chen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shanghai, Tongji University Press:

Edition: CHINA GARDENS CHINESE

Seller ID: 26120

Condition: VG+


Essay on Chinese gardens with numerous, artist-drawn illustrations. Undated. English and Chinese text. Bright, clean copy. Small inked out name[?] to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Bright, clean illustrated wrappers. Weight, 430g. View more info

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Imperial China: The Art of the Horse in Chinese History Exhibition Catalog

By: COOKE, Bill

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A., Kentucky Horse Park: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10685

ISBN: 1564690717

Condition: Fine


The art of the horse in Chinese history. Catalog for an Exhibition mounted by the Kentucky Horse Park in 2000. 182 pages : illustrations, plates ; 29 cm. Superbly photographed in full color. BRight, clean copy. Gift inscription to the title page otherwise unmarked and quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near new. Weight, 982g. View more info

History of Indian and Indonesian Art

By: COOMARASWAMY, Ananda K.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1965

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 042888

Condition: VG, or Better


An unabridged republication of Coomaraswamy's classic study of Indian art originally published in 1927. 295, cxxviii p. illus., maps. 24 cm. OCLC Number: 385402 . Overall, bright and clean. Ownership stamps to the inside of the front wrapper and to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Spine shows a central crease. Minor delamination starting. Bright, clean wrappers. Weight, 850g. View more info

History of South India. Vol. III: Modern Period

By: COPRA, P. N.; RAVINDRAN, T. K.: SUBRAHMANIAN, N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, S. Chand & Co.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32605

Condition: VG+


Stand-alone, third volume of a three volume history of India South of the Vindhyas. 290pp, frontis map. Small ink stamp of the 'Consulate General of India, Vancouver', to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Bright, clean interior. Sound, tight binding, no wear to hinges. Dustjacket, unclipped, has a small tape repair to head of spine and a very tiny lost chip at foot of same. Weight, 670g. View more info

Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By: CORBETT, Jim

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 06025

Condition: VG+


The author's story of his experiences with the man-eating tigers of Kumaon, in the Himalayas in the northern United Provinces of India. 235pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Book is very clean, binding tight. Small ink name to the front endpaper. Dustjacket is clean and has an attractive front panel, but has edge wear, chips,tiny pieces missing etc. Unpacked weight, 383g. View more info

The Chinese Red Army: Campaigns and Politics Since 1949

By: CORR, Gerard H.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10808

ISBN: 0-8052--3558-2

Condition: Fine


Story of the People's Liberation Army of Red China, from its beginnings in 1949, to 1974. 175pp, 54 photo illustrations. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, unmarked. Dustjacket, without price-clip, hassome edge wear, tint margin tears etc. View more info

The Chinese Red Army: Campaigns and Politics since 1949

By: CORR, Gerard H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Schocken Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30763

ISBN: 0805235582

Condition: About Fine


Campaigns and Politics of the Red Chinese Army, from 1949 to the early 1970s. Includes the Tibet Campaign [1950-1960] and the Korean War [1950-1953]. 175pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows only minor wear to ome edges. Weight, 480g. View more info

Cottage to Cathedral: A Narrative of the Taiwan Episcopal Church

By: CORSA, Richard T.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan Episcopal Church: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27309

ISBN: 9579939756

Condition: Fine


A 'narrative of significant events and developments in the life of the independent diocese of Taiwan' [Episcopal]. 187pp, photo illustrated, index. Bright, clean copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 810g. View more info

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Pondicherry

By: CORTES, Sebastian, et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Roli Books / Lustre Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046216

ISBN: 8174368728

Condition: About 'As New'


A thoughtful photographic journey into the fascinating city of Pondicherry - the former French colony in India. Captures the essence of how the East meets the West today, in Pondicherry. Pondicherry is an extended photo essay, which has as its main focus, the photographer's perception and visual interpretation of the city of Pondicherry. The photographer journeys into the metaphorical and anthropological folds of the city, searching for a sense of "place" - his i... View more info

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The First Emperor of China: The Greatest Archeological Find of Our Time

By: COTTERELL, Arthur

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1981

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 08058

ISBN: 0-03-059889-3

Condition: About Fine


Outlines the discovery of the First Emperor of China's Tomb. 208pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and in color. Very clean, bright copy with solid binding and unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 8 4g. View more info

The Tiger of Ch'in : how China became a Nation

By: COTTRELL, Leonard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037730

Condition: Fine


History of ancient China from the Old Stone Age down to the unification of China under the Emperor Shih-Huang-ti known as the Tiger of Ch'in, about 200 BC. 224 pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the red cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is clean and complete but showing some edge-wear, short closed tears and the remains of a small price sticker. Weight, 580g. View more info

Chinese Painting

By: COURTOIS, Michel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Heron Books: 1970

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 23669

Condition: About Fine


A volume in the 'History of Art' series originally published in 1967 in France. 207pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean interior. Previous owner's name to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Dustjacket is bright and clean with minor wear at a couple of corners. Weight, 760g. View more info

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IAI: The Art Of Drawing The Sword

By: CRAIG, Darrell Max

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1981

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 30868

ISBN: 0804870233

Condition: As New


While Kendo is the art of swordsmanship when the sword is out of the scabbard, Iai-do consists of four movements: the draw, the cutting movement, removing the blood from the sword, and return of the sword to its scabbard. A volume in the 'Tuttle Martial Arts' series. 257 pages, [3] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm. Bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Quite 'as new'. Weight, 345g. View more info

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Japan's Ultimate Martial Art: Jujitsu Before 1882 the Classical Japanese Art of Self-Defense

By: CRAIG, Darrell Max

Price: $8.50

Publisher: USA, Tuttle Publishing: 1997

Edition: Third Printing of 1995

Seller ID: 043773

ISBN: 0804830274

Condition: About 'As New'


Predecessor of Judo and precursor of today's ultimate fighting styles, Jujitsu is a martial art developed by the elite samurai class during Japan's feudal days. For centuries, this method of unarmed self-defense proved so successful in combat that it was kept secret and taught to a select few. Based on the author's study with instructors of the Tokyo police department, this book features the traditional techniques of Jujitsu, also known as Ju-Jiutsu. 167 p. : illustrated... View more info

Chinese Cash

By: CRESSWELL, O. D.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Spink and Son: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049703

Condition: Fine


Detailed identification of Chinese Cash Coins. 63pp, [47pp]. OCLC Number: 481576. Bright, clean copy. Previous owner's name to the top margin of the title page - numismatist Dr. Ian Macdougall. Otherwise unmarked. Tight, square bindsing. Book appears about 'as new'. Weight, 135g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

The Brown Water Navy: The River and Coastal War in Indo-China and Vietnam, 1948-1972

By: CROIZAT, Col. Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Blandford Press: 1985

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 33283

ISBN: 0713712724

Condition: Fine


'A look at the history of river and inshore warfare from ancient history, the begining with the French Viet Nam, to the Swift boats, monitors and amphibious craft of the US river forces in Viet Nam' [Goodreads]. 160p. : ilustrated with b&w photos ; 29cm. Bright, clen and unmarked. Tight binding, no wear to the green cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our ac... View more info