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Map of Turkey in Asia: Circa 1865

By: WELLER, Edward - Sculpt.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Longmans:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 039584

Condition: VG+


Hand coloured, engraved map of Turkey, in Asia, including Syria, Palestine, etc. From an atlas published by Longmans and drawn by Edward Weller [d1884]. Undated, circa 1865-70. Size - 19.5 by 25.5 cm on a sheet 23 by 29.5 cm. Original fold at centre - shows no weakness. Clean and unmarked, no foxing. Scan available. View more info

Life at the Grassroots

By: WENMING, Su - Editor

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Beijing, China, Beijing Review: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29336

Condition: Near Fine


No. 2 in a series published in China by the 'Beijing Review', entitled China Today. English language text. Four chapters - City Dwellers, Life on the Commune, Inside a Shanghai Factory and Out on the Grassland. 87pp, photo illustrated, map. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Appears unread and almost 'as new'. Weight, 130g. View more info

Modernization - the Chinese Way

By: WENMING, Su - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beijing, China, Beijing Review: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29337

Condition: Near Fine


No. 6 in a series published in China by the 'Beijing Review', entitled China Today. English language text. Five sections dealng with Modernization in China. 175pp, photo illustrated, map. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Appears unread and almost 'as new'. Weight, 190g. View more info

Tibet: Today & Yesterday

By: WENMING, Su - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Beijing, China, Beijing Review: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29338

Condition: Near Fine


No. 7 in a series published in China by the 'Beijing Review', entitled China Today. English language text. Four sections dealng with Tibet - from a Chinese perspective. 89pp, photo illustrated, map. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Appears unread and almost 'as new'. Weight, 120g. View more info

Ancient Tales and Folklore of China

By: WERNER, Edward T. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, B. Mitchell: 1986

Edition: Canadian Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 052366

ISBN: 1851700218

Condition: Near Fine


Originally published as 'Myths & Legends of China' by George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd, 1922. 453 pages, [16] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm. With index and with thirty-two illustrations in colour by Chinese artists. Bright, clean , unmrked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight, 1.18kg, very thick . Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distanc... View more info

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Sui Sin Far/Edith Maude Eaton: A Literary Biography

By: WHITE-PARKS, Annette

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Illinois Press: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 041070

ISBN: 0252021134

Condition: As New


The first full-length biography of the first published Asian North American fiction writer portrays a gifted, unsung woman and a world rarely seen in anything other than stereotypes. The eldest daughter of a Chinese mother and British father, Edith Maude Eaton was born in England in 1865 and moved to Quebec in the early 1870s. Removed from school at age ten to help support her parents and twelve siblings. In the 1880s and 1890s she worked as a stenographer, journalist, and fiction writer in Montreal, often writing under the name she has come to be known by, Sui Sin Far (Water Lily). She lived ... View more info

An Introduction to Oriental Mythology

By: WHITTAKER, Clio - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Markham, ON, Fairmount Books: 1997

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 33038

ISBN: 0921372612

Condition: Fine


'An exciting and informative guide to the myths and legends of the East'. 127pp, profusely illustrated in color. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 730g. View more info

Map of Asia [Including Australia]; 1796

By: WILKES, John; NEELE, Samuel

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, John Wilkes: 1796

Seller ID: 053689

Condition: Very Good


Antique Copper Engraved Map of Asia dated 1796. Includes Australia then known as New Holland, and the entire Indian Ocean. Black and white, as published, no colour. At foot of map is stated - 'London Pubd. as the Act directs August 13, 1796 by J. Wilk[e]s'. Size of map within heavy black borders is 18.3 cm by 23 cm. Clean white, thick paper, a very little, light foxing along some edges - none on map. Adequate margins for matting. We ship worldwide by mail at cost. View more info

Emerging Japan

By: WILLIAMS, Barry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill: 1969

Edition: Second American Printing

Seller ID: 31336

ISBN: 0070705429

Condition: Near Fine


A study of the political, social, and economic impact of Japan's leap into the industrial age. 143pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth.Price-clipped dustjacket is clean but with some edge wear. Weight, 400g. View more info

Emerging Japan

By: WILLIAMS, Barry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 036211

ISBN: 0070705429

Condition: Fine


Study of the political, social and economic impact of Japan's leap into the industrial age. 8vo, 143pp, photo illustrated, maps. Hardcover in black cloth with price clipped dustjacket. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, no wear to cloth. Dustjacket is also bright and clean and showing virtually no wear. Weight, 424g. View more info

Bandoola

By: WILLIAMS, J. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12024

Condition: Near Fine


Further adventures of Elephant Bill in the jungles of Burma and the magnificent elephant Bandoola. 250pp, illustrated by Henry C. Pitz. Book is bright with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is very clean and bright but with moderate edge wear, chips etc. View more info

One Chinese Moon

By: WILSON, J. Tuzo

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans Green: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14113

Condition: Very Good


An account of travel across China in the late 1950's when access was severly limited for Western observers. 274pp, photo illustrated. Bright interior, unmarked, with a sound binding. Minor wear to cloth at bottom edge. Dustjacket has a little edge wear. Weight, 530g. View more info

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded

By: WINCHESTER, Simon

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First USA Printing

Seller ID: 051412

ISBN: 0066212855

Condition: Fine


The book Ccnsiders the global impact of the 1883 eruption of the Krakatoa volcano, documenting its cause of an immense tsunami that killed 40,000 people, its impact on the weather for several years, and its role in anti-Western Islamic fundamentalism. xvi, 416 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, very nearly 'as new'. The pictorial hardcover does not have a standard, full-size dustjacket but rather one two-thirds the reguilr size. This copy is Fine and unclipped. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal... View more info

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Behind Mud Walls 1930-1960

By: WISER, William and Charlotte

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1967

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 14512

Condition: About Fine


A classic account of a village in Indian, with an extended postscript written a generation later. 249pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is similar but with two small tape repairs to top, front edge. Weight, 460g. View more info

China und seine K├╝che : Eine photographische Reise

By: WOLF, Reinhart; TIGER, Lionel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Munich, Heyne Verlagsauslieferung: 1986

Edition: First Edition in German

Seller ID: 22058

ISBN: 3453360125

Condition: Fine


Originally published in the United States under the title, 'China's Food'.Spectacular photogaphy of the Food of China with explanatory text, recipes etc. 231pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Book is bright and clean, virtually 'as new'. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is similar with one .5" tear at bottom corner of back panel. Heavy book weighing 1.6kg. 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 rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcul... View more info

Beijing confidential : a tale of comrades lost and Found

By: WONG, Jan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday Canada: 2007

Edition: CHINA TRAVEL BEIJING AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 29647

ISBN: 0616445717

Condition: About 'As New'


In the early 70s, Canadian Jan Wong was studying at Beijing University when a young stranger, Yin Luoyi, asked for help in getting to the United States. Wong, then a starry-eyed Maoist, immediately reported Yin to the authorities. Thirty-three years on, Wong revisits the Chinese capital to begin her search for the person who has haunted her conscience; to apologize, to somehow make amends, and at the very least, to discover whether Yin survived. 320pp, maps. Signed by the author on the title page. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the red cloth. Unclipped dustj... View more info

Revenue Surcharges : L.Y. Woo Collection

By: WOO, L. Y.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Taipei, Publisher not Identified: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14255

Condition: Fine


English and Chinese characters. Many numbered pages blank on one side. 156 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy still quite fresh. Top quality color and printing. Tight binding, no wear to the cloth. Unpacked weight, 925g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

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Strange Battlegound; The Operations in Korea and Their Effects on the Defence Policy of Canada . The Official History of the Canadian Army in Korea

By: WOOD, Lt. Col. Herbert Fairlie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of National Defence: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044147

Condition: About Fine


Official History of the Canadian Armed Forces in the Korean War. 317pp, photo illustrated, folding maps, endpaper maps. Hardcover in red cloth with gilt spine and gilt device on front cover. No dustjacket. Tight, clean copy of a scarce book. Unmarked. Boards are bright, as is interior. Appears almost 'as new'. Weight, 750g. View more info

Letters from the Khyber Pass and Other Travel Writings

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd/Art Gallery of Ontario: 1993

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 23426

ISBN: 1550540831

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Travel writing from Canada's George Woodcock spanning 40 years and covering much of the globe. 213pp. Bright, clean copy. Tight square binding with a lightly creased spine. Weight, 320g. View more info

S'akti and S'akta

By: WOODROFFE, Sir John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Madras, Ganesh & Co.: 1965

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 23533

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of essays and addresses by Sir John Woodroffe dealing with the nature and validity of the Tantras in general and the Sakta Tantra in particular, Sakta Doctrine, Sakta Ritual and Kundalini Sakti. 732pp. Some passages highlighted towards end of book. Otherwise book is bright and clean. Well printed for type. Sound binding. Red cloth is bright and glossy. Lower corner bumps present. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips, small lost pieces etc., but bright and clean. Heavy book weighing 1.36kg. View more info