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Outline of the Sungari Power Project, 1938

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hsinking, Manchouko, Hydroelectric Power Construction Bureau: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32197

Condition: Very Good or Better


Outline of a Hydro Electric Power Project built at Sungari in Manchuria in 1938. 3pp text, in English, one folding photo plate and two, large folding maps at back. Further information and scans available on request. Weight, 70g. View more info

Von Ceylon zum Himalaja, ein Reisebuch von Erwin Drinneberg

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin, Wegweiser Verlag: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32592

Condition: Fine


A volume in the Series - 'Jahresreihe fu¨r die Mitglieder des Volksverbandes der Bu¨cherfreunde, 8, 2. Bd'. Travel and Description of Sri Lanka, Burma and India. German language text. 360 pages, map, photo plates [41 photographs by the author], fixed silk page marker; 19 cm. OCLC Number: 1425420. Internally bright, pages white, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Spine and corners in tan leather, boards in decorative paper over boards. Very attractive book! Weight, 472g. View more info

Nybrott

By: AAVIK, Asbjorn

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oslo, Gry Forlag: 1945

Edition: 3. Opplag

Seller ID: 21092

Condition: Good to VG


Norwegian language text. 136pp, photo illustrated. bright, clean interior. old signature to ffep. A little wear to cloth at extremities of spine. Dustjacket has missing pieces and considerable wear, otherwise 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 270g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online es... View more info

Curious Cage: A Shanghai Journal 1941-1945 (SIGNED)

By: ABKHAZI, Peggy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Victoria, B. C., Sono Nis Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30345

ISBN: 0919462898

Condition: VG


While in a Japanese internment camp during World War II, the British author kept a journal which records the routine of camp life. Edited and with an introduction by S.W. Jackman. 143 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Interior is bright and clean. Bookplate to the half-title page. Otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, very faint crease to the spine. Card wrappers are sun-darkened. Unpacked weight, 297g. 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 weig... View more info

Image for Art AsiaPacific; Issue 20 - Focus on the United States

Art AsiaPacific; Issue 20 - Focus on the United States

By: ACRET, Susan - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Fine Arts Press: 1998

Edition: Issue 20

Seller ID: 047707

Condition: Fine


Single issue of a high-quality quarterly journal focused on Asian Art - this issue featuring Asian Art in the United States. 96pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w, advertising. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, just about 'as new'. Weight, 452g. View more info

S. S. President McKinley, Voyage 5, Farewell; April 9, 1927

By: ADMIRAL ORIENTAL LINE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: At Sea, Admiral Oriental Line. S. S. President McKinley: 1927

Edition: Vol 1, No 10

Seller ID: 856

Condition: Fine


Published on-board the S. S. President McKinley nearing the end of a Voyage from Seattle to Yokohama, Japan. The S. S. President McKinleywas launched in 1921 - 14,123 grt, 535 ft long. Eight leaves, printed on one side of thr page only. Typewritten then mechanically produced. World News - Shipboard News - Who's On Board - Debarkation procedures. Some illustrations. Bright, clean and unmarked. Nover folded. Unpacked weight, 45g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

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Afghanistan: Brief History & Chronology of Events

By: AINI, Mohammad Yunus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N/P, n/a:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 13296

Condition: About Fine


History of Afhanistan. Very recent publication. Cover/titles in English but ALL text in Arabic language. Bright, clean copy. Weight, 406g. View more info

General View of Japanese Military Aircraft in the Pacific War

By: AIREVIEW, Staff of

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Published for "Aireview" [by] Kanto¯-sha: 1958

Edition: Third Edition of English Text

Seller ID: 23431

Condition: Near Fine


Japanese military aircraft in the Pacific War. This is Volume 1 - the text in English. Volume 2 is the same but text in Japanese. OCLC Number:4414948. 127pp, not illustrated, 8pp adverts, one folding plate at back, front endpaper map. Bright, clean and unmarked. No wear to the cloth. Weight, 291g. Lettermailable where permitted. View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, April 22, 1966

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1966

Edition: Volume 87, No. 16

Seller ID: 039723

Condition: VG


Issue of Time with portrait of Vietnamese Buddhist monk and politician, Thich Tri Quang on the front cover, artwork by Boris Chaliapin. This is the Canadian Edition. Same editorial content as U. S. edition with added Canadian news. 84p. Clean bright wraps, sound stapled binding. Good solid copy with address label to front, lower left corner. Weight, 162g. View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, March 17, 1961

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1961

Edition: Volume 77, No. 12

Seller ID: 055439

Condition: Very Good


Issue of Time with photo portrait of The King of Laos to front cover. Feature - 'LAOS: Test of U.S. Intentions'. This is the Canadian Edition. Same editorial content as U. S. edition with added Canadian news. 76pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Clean bright wraps, sound stapled binding. Good solid copy with address label to front, lower left corner. Weight, 150g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. May be eligible for ine... View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, September 13, 1963

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1963

Edition: Vol. LXXXII, No. 11

Seller ID: 053441

Condition: Good Very Good


Cover features greatartwork by Artzybasheff of Red Chinese leaders atop a dragon's head and a boatload of passengers crammed in the vessel. Canada edition - same content as USA edition but scarcer, plus Canadian news. Larger issue, 88pp. Bright and clean copy - near display quality. Only a light lower corner creaseto the front panel detracts slightly. Sound binding. NO address label present. Unmarked. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Wor... View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, June 26, 1964

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1964

Edition: Volume 83, No. 26

Seller ID: 039724

Condition: VG


Issue of Time with artist Artzybasheff's impression of General Kong Le of Laos, on the front cover. This is the Canadian Edition. Same editorial content as U. S. edition with added Canadian news. 68pp. Clean bright wraps, sound stapled binding. Good solid copy without an address label. Weight, 130g. View more info

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The Scalpel, the Sword : The Story of Doctor Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Dundurn Press Ltd: 2009

Edition: Rerint of 1952

Seller ID: 25145

ISBN: 1770703993

Condition: About 'As New'


'The Scalpel, the Sword' celebrates the turbulent career of Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939), a brilliant surgeon, campaigner for socialized medicine, and communist. First published in 1952. Here reporinted in the 'Voyageur Classics' series. 368pp, a few photo illustrations. Bright, clean, freshg and unmarked copy - about 'as new'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 480g. 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 g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates... View more info

The Scalpel, the Sword; The Story of Dr. Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 1374

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Dr. Norman Bethune, Canadian physician, medical innovator, and noted communist. Bethune came to international prominence first for his service as a frontline surgeon supporting the democratically elected Republican government during the Spanish Civil War. But it was his service with the Communist Eighth Route Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War that would earn him enduring acclaim. xiv, 336pp, photo frontis. Book is bright and clean, and except for a previous owner's details to the ffep is unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth.The unclipped dust... View more info

An Original Water Color of the Nin Gpo Junk 'Taiping'; Sailed from Shanghai, China to San Francisco 1939

By: ANDERSON, Captain J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Quatsimo, B. C., Capt. J. Anderson: 1939

Inscription: Capt. Anderson

Seller ID: 055445

Condition: About Fine


Original Watercolor of the Ningpo Junk 'Taiping' that sailed from Shanghai, China to San Francisco, Trans-Pacific, in 1939. Presumably painted by Captain Anderson of the 'Taiping'. Making a stop at Quatsimo, on Vancouver island, on the way to San Francisco, the Captain presented this painting to a Mrs J. Foly on October 8, 1939. This, written in in k, to the front of the image. The painting, about 5" by 7", is pasted to matt board. Verso, on paper, are the details shown in the title to this item. Images available. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America... View more info

Art, Life and Nature in Japan

By: ANESAKI, Masaharu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Marshall Jones Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10525

Condition: Good VG


Volume based on a series of lectures delivered by the author at the Fogg Art Museum of Harvard University. Valuable for its insightful understanding of modern Japan. 178pp, illustrated. Bright copy internally with a little browning to endpapers only. Very sound binding and attractive boards. Dustjacket, in brodart, has only minor edge wear but with rubbing to back panel. Weight, 754g. View more info

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American Use of War Gases and World Public Opinion

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hanoi, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1966

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 11524

Condition: Good +


Vietnamese, anti-American pamphlet on the subject of the American use of poison gases in war. 36pp, photo illustrated. Clean copy with a sound binding. Crease down center where pamphlet once folded. Weight, 37g. View more info

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The Big Art Revolution in China

By: ANON

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Beijing, Publisher Unknown: 1972

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 18013

Condition: Near Fine


Book of high quality illustrations of classic Chinese art and artifacts. Chinese language text only, including titles [roughly translated above]. 152pp, profusely illustrated with very high quality plates and b&w and in color [tipped-in]. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Very sound binding. No wear to cloth boards with are in a protective plastic cover [original to publication?]. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 2kg View more info

Selections and Commentaries from Vedas

By: ANON

Price: $50.00

Publisher: India,

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 036059

Condition: Very Good


Older book originating in India, being selections from, and Commentaries on, Hindi Religious Vedas. Text in boldly printed Hindi. Strongly bound by a Bookbinder in Simla, using black cloth at spine and corners and marbled boards. Undated, circa mid or early 19th century. Weight, 800g. Please email for scans. View more info

Welcome to the American Doll Messengers

By: ANON

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Committee on International Friendship Among Children in Japan: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037809

Condition: Good Very Good


Printed on one side of double leaves, folded once in Japanese style. Original, plain light blue wrappers with pink titles on slip of paper pasted to front. Later, library bound into stilff red card covers. Printed in English by the Herald of Tokyo. 44pp, photo illustrated, 2pp musical notation. Bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 102g. View more info