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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: $9.95

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. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. USA postage usually $6.50 or less. Canadian postage varies considerably depending on weight and destination. Maximum postage to anywhere within ... 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: $7.50

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. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate]. View more info

S'akti and S'akta

By: WOODROFFE, Sir John

Price: $18.00

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. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive posta... View more info

Education in Japan: A Reprint of the Papers Submitted by the Japanese Preparatory Committees to the Seventh Biennial Conference of the World Federation of Education Associations, Volume II

By: WORLD FEDERATION OF EDUCATION

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tokyo, World Conference Committee of the Japanese Education Assoc.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21119

Condition: Good VG


Volume 2 only of the proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference of the W. F. E. A. This volume contains all of the papers prepared by the Japanese Preparatory Committee for the Conference in Tokyo in August of 1937. They deal with all aspects of education in Japan in the immediate pre-WWII period. English language text. 580pp, illustrated. Three ink signatures to ffep. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound hinges. Sound binding in dark green cloth with impressed designs and gilt titles to spine. Weight, 860g. View more info

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Laogai: The Chinese Gulag

By: WU, Hongda Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Westview Press: 1992

Edition: Second Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 30255

ISBN: 081331769X

Condition: Very Good Plus


'...comprehensive documentation of where and how China handles its prison population'. 247pp, photo illustrated, maps, tables.BNright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. A little rubbing and light scratches to rear wrappers. Weight, 350g. View more info

The New Look in China's Rural Areas

By: XIANCHU, Peng et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Beijing, China Reconstructs: 1983

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 29549

Condition: Vg+


An account of changes in China's rural areas circa the early 1980s. English language publication. 110pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Minor rubbing to wrappers otherwise almost 'as new'. Weight, 120g. View more info

Houses of Asia / Casas Asiaticas / Case Asiatiche

By: YABUKA, Nerelle

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Germany, Feierabend Verlag: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18695

ISBN: 3936761280

Condition: About Fine


High quality color photographs of the interiors and exteriors of houses in Asia. Text in English, Spanish and Italian. 400 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm. A very bright, fresh copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only small defect - a light, top corner crease to the front wrapper. Otherwise 'as new'. Weight, 690g. View more info

Baggage Labels & Envelope; Yamato Hotel, Kobe, Japan

By: YAMATO HOTEL [Kobe]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Yamato Hotel, Yamato Hotel:

Seller ID: 052263

Condition: Fine/VG


Lot of 3 vintage items from the Yamato Hotel in Kobe, Japan. 1] Flower-shaped label, 4" diameter, VG+, full glue 2] Hotel building label, old and attractive but with a lost 'nick' to the left margin 3] Yamato Hotel envelope, unused. Inexpensive Lettermail postal rates apply - Domestic & International View more info

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Goethe in China (1899-1999): [Gede Zai Zhongguo]

By: YANG, Wuneng

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Peter Lang: 2000

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 24353

ISBN: 3631357141

Condition: Fine


German language text. 185pp, illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 290g. View more info

The Courtesan's Jewel Box: Chinese Stories of the Xth -XVII Centuries

By: YANG, Xianyi and Gladys Yang - Translators

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Languages Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 21961

Condition: Fine


Selection of popular Chinese stories from the 10th to 17th centuries. 520pp, illustrated, fixed silk page marker, slipcase. Book and dustjacket are 'as new', as is slipcase. Fine copy. Weight, 810g. 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 calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either addit... View more info

Chinese folk art in American collections, early 15th through early 20th Centuries

By: YOUHE ZENG; CHINA HOUSE GALLERY

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, China Institute in America: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044618

Condition: VG


Chinese folk art in American collections, early 15th through early 20th centuries. Catalog of the exhibition held Oct. 27-Jan. 30, 1977 at the China House Gallery, New York. 99 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Author - Tseng Yu-ho Ecke. Interior is very bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Wear to head os spine - bumped? Wrappers show surface rubbing. Weight, 300g. View more info

The Death Peddlers: Communist China's Opium War on the West

By: YOUNG, Patricia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Canada, Author Published: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28867

Condition: Good VG


Scarce booklet blaming Communist China for the Drug trade in the West. Very controversial, but interestingly developed theory. 58pp. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Blue card wrappers show a little surface rubbing. Sound copy. Weight, 72g. View more info