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Wise Daughters from Foreign Lands : European Women Writers in China

By: CROLL, Elisabeth

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Pandora Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20697

ISBN: 004440414X

Condition: Fine


Stories of six vibrant and bold, European women who wrote about their life and experiences in China in the 19th century. 265pp. About 'as new' copy, bright and clean. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 460g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per th... View more info

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Young Asian Designers

By: DAAB PUBLISHERS

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Koln, Germany, Daab Publishers: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31760

ISBN: 3937718419

Condition: New


Includes Australian designers. An overview of the current trends of the Asian-Pacific design scene, emphasizing the conscious use of the traditional cultural themes in combination with contemporary styles. Each brief biography of a designer is accompanied by design works/projects/objects. With an index. 400pp, profusely illustrated. German language text. A ' new book' from the bankrupt stock of an Art/Design dealer. Still sealed in the shrink-wrap applied to minimize han... View more info

Shandong People in Taiwan: Two Volume Set

By: DAN, Li - Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Taiwan, 2001

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 24076

Condition: Fine


Over 300 biographies of important people of Shandong people in Taiwan. Two volume set. Chinese language text, no English. 1238pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with tight, square bindings. About 'as new' set. Heavy set weighing 1.85kg. View more info

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Constitutional Confrontation in Hong Kong: Issues and Implications of the Basic Law

By: DAVIS, Michael C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Macmillan: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042438

ISBN: 0333494520

Condition: Fine


Constitutional and Legals questions in the decade before the return of Hong Kong to Chinese from British control. 219pp. Very clean, bright copy with solid binding. A little fading to spine of DJ. Weight, 404g. View more info

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The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj. Anne de Courcy

By: DE COURCY, Anne

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, George Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2012

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 24898

ISBN: 0297863827

Condition: As New


When the British went to India to trade and work, the men who left the country knew they would probably not return and married Indian wives or took Indian mistresses. As the East India Company was replaced by government, men were curtailed from doing this by various means. The Company then began to pay passage to India of a number of willing women who were maintained for a year and expected to marry within that time. For young women, unable to make a 'good match' at home... View more info

Some Prefer Geisha: The Lively Art of Mistress-Keeping in Japan

By: DE MENTE, Boye

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Wayward Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14624

Condition: About Fine


An account of mistress-keeping in Japan. 167pp, illustrated by Tadahito Nadamoto. Bright, fresh interior with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is also clean with a little, minor edge wear. Weight, 440g. View more info

The Philippines Rediscovered

By: DEE, Stuart Naval

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Odyssey Visions: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 25391

ISBN: 0968402704

Condition: About Fine


Photographic study of the Philippine Islands. Presentation copy in the hand of, and signed by, the author. Presented to a famous Canadian Professor and Member of Parliament. 191pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy book weighing 1.35kg. View more info

Slow Burn: The Rise and Fall of American Intelligence in Vietnam

By: DeFOREST, Orrin and CHANOFF, David

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 10554

ISBN: 0-671-69258-5

Condition: Fine


An account of the work of DeForest in turning around the CIA's efforts at counterinsurgency in Vietnam in the late 1960's. 294pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar with a little wear to bottom edge. View more info

Hong Kong Money

By: DeMONT, John and FENNELL, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Key Porter Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041017

ISBN: 1550131648

Condition: Fine


How Chinese Families and Fortunes are changing Canada. 217pp. Bright, clean unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket, unclipped. Near new. Weight, 490g. View more info

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Nunchaku Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

By: DEMURA, Fumio

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ohara Publications: 1973

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 046495

ISBN: 0897500067

Condition: VG+


Use of the Nunchaku weapon in Karate. 143pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No spine creases. Slight wear to some edges, Weight, 281g. View more info

A View of the Gita

By: DESAI, Morarji Ranchodji

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ahmedabad, Gujarat Vidyapith: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037852

Condition: VG+


Gujarat Vidyapith Granthavali No. 174. English langauge. First edition. 167pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no creasing to the spine. Weight, 178g. View more info

The Zen Way to Martial Arts : A Japanese Master Reveals the Secrets of the Samurai

By: DESHIMARU, Taisen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1982

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 040443

ISBN: 0525483608

Condition: VG+


A Japanese Master reveals the secrets of the Samurai. First published in France in 1982. Intro by George Leonard. viii, 120pp, illustrated. Ink signature to half-title page, otherwise unmarked. Bright, clean copy. Tight, square binding, no creases to teh spine. Near Fine. Weight, 152g. View more info

Chung, Hyo, Ye: Tales of Filial Devotion, Loyalty, Respect and Benevolence from the History and Folklore of Korea

By: Diamond Sutra Recitation Group

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Pohang, Korea, Yong Hwa: 2008

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 039182

ISBN: 0977961397

Condition: About Fine


Korean spirit and culture series, 3. 148 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight. square binding. Attractive copy. Weight, 328g. View more info

King Sejong the Great: The Everlasting Light of Korea

By: DIAMOND SUTRA RECITATION GROUP

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pohang, Korea, Yong Hwa: 2007

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 31845

ISBN: 0977961362

Condition: Fine


Thoughts and achievements of King Sejong, the most enlightend ruler in five thousand years of Korean history. 'Korean spirit and culture series, 2'. English language text. 108 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked about 'as new'. View more info

The Thai Cookbook; Authentic Recipes for Your Kitchen

By: DIBBAYAWAN, Pannipa; COX, Guy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Angus & Robertson: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041447

ISBN: 0207157006

Condition: As New


Over 100 easy to follow recipes for Thai food. 97pp, color photo illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 285g. View more info

Appearances: Notes of Travel, East and West

By: DICKINSON, G. Lowes

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1914

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 039472

Condition: Good VG, or Better


A book of fascinating travel memoirs by a sophisticated English traveller just before the First World War - India, China, Japan and America. Reprinted in part from the Manchester guardian and the English review. OCLC Number: 388118. 221pp. Very clean copy with firm binding. uNMARKED. wEIGHT, 308G. View more info

The Pageant of Japanese History

By: DILTS, Marion May

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1949

Edition: Second Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 23578

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Introductory history of Japan. originally published in 1938. 418pp, photo illustrated, artwork by toyojiro Onishi. Bright, clean copy. previous owner's stamp to ffep. Tight, square binding. Coloful dustjacket has minor edge wear and slight fading. Weight, 640g. View more info

Monsoon Asia

By: DOBBY, E. H. G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1962

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 13146

Condition: VG+


Volume 5 in 'A Systematic Regional Geography', a geographical analysis of the 'golden crescent', that vast Monsoon region of Asia. 380pp, illustrated, maps and diagrams. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Small tape staining to endpapers. and a little, light foxing. Nice copy. View more info

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Contradictory Impulses: Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

By: DONAGHY, Greg: ROY, Patricia E. - Editors

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Press: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 037040

ISBN: 0774814438

Condition: As New


Foreign Relations between Canada and Japan in the last century. x, 271pp, illustrated, maps. 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, 'as new'. Weight, 552g. View more info

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Chinese Culture

By: DONG, Yu, et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Beijing, China, Foreign Language Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042842

ISBN: 7119036157

Condition: As New


Social Life and Customs of China. "Presented by Bureau for External Cultural Relations, Ministry of Culture, P.R. China. Compiled by CAV Television Production Co., LTD."--P. [4] of cover. by Yu Dong, Zhong Fang and Lin Xiaoling. 107 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about às new`. Weight, 317g. View more info