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Musical Instruments of Africa: Their Nature, Use, and Place in the Life of a Deeply Musical People

By: Dietz, Betty Warner, and Michael Babatunde Olatunji; Colin Turnbull (intro.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, John Day Co.: 1965

Seller ID: 030370

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, lettered in black. 5h ptg. Lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Former owner address inscriptions on front pastedown and front flyleaf, with stamp on one page of double-page main title. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf/edge wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities and flap folds. xii,116 pp., illus., photos. Flexible blue 33 1/3 RPM record in rear pocket appears unplayed. View more info

Chinese Classical Gardens of Suzhou [China Architecture and Building Press]

By: Dun-zhen, Liu (China Architecture and Building Press); Chen Lixian (transl.); Joseph C. Wang (editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035073

ISBN: 0070108765

Condition: Fine


Dark gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, now in archival mylar. iv,460 pp., fully illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Splendors of Meiji: Treasures of Imperial Japan [Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection]

By: Earle, Joe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Petersburg, FL, Broughton International Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021361

ISBN: 1874780137

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, gilt lettering. 384 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates, b&w photographs, illus. endpapers. More than 550 illus. in full color. Short gift inscription on half-title, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. View more info

Splendors of Meiji: Treasures of Imperial Japan [Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection]

By: Earle, Joe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Petersburg, FL, Broughton International Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024664

ISBN: 1874780137

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, gilt lettering. 384 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates, b&w photographs, illus. endpapers. More than 550 illus. in full color. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. View more info

Splendors of Meiji: Treasures of Imperial Japan [Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection]

By: Earle, Joe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Petersburg, FL, Broughton International Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031915

ISBN: 1874780137

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, gilt lettering. 384 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates, b&w photographs, illus. endpapers. More than 550 illus. in full color. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. View more info

Fifty Years, Fifty Stories: The Mennonite Mission in Somalia, 1953-2003

By: Eby, Omar; John A. Lapp (fwd.)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Telford, PA, Dreamseeker Books/Cascadia Publishing House: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030369

ISBN: 1931038171

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, oblong format. Very slight shelf/handling wear, almost as issued. Top front corner of half-title neatly clipped to remove former owner's signature, otherwise fully intact. 141 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Noguchi

By: Eckstein, Gustav

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper and Brothers: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013098

Condition: VG-


Black cloth, stamped in dark red and gilt. Modest shelf wear, rubbed with some exposure at corners and spine extremities, some light surface spotting. ix,419 pp., illus. w/ sepia-toned plates. Short gift inscription (unidentifed, from Olga, 1931) and former owner signature on front flyleaf. Short closed tear, approx. 1/2", along bottom edge of Contents leaf. Lacks dust jacket. Uncommon 1st edition. View more info

The Unbeatable Bruce Lee: A manual of The Master in action [Collector's Edition]

By: Editors of Kung-Fu Monthly

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Felden Productions: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044266

ISBN: B004G3RH8K

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color pictorial wraps. 64 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w photographs. Modest shelf wear, mildly rubbed spine extremities, a bit thumbed and some light soiling to upper back cover. View more info

Haruko, Child of Japan

By: Edwards, Eva D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Harr Wagner Publishing Co.: 1934

Seller ID: 035083

Condition: VG+


Dark green cloth, lettered in black, illus. in black, white and orange. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Vintage gift inscription on upper front pastedown has been erased but is still partially visible, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding, clean interior. viii,200 pp., illus. Very scarce. View more info

Wrath in Burma: The Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the Far East

By: Eldridge, Fred

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029273

Condition: Near Fine


Moss green cloth, lettered in gilt. Text block edges slightly soiled, otherwise nearly as issued. 320 pp., endpaper maps, b&w plates. Dust jacket shows mild shelf wear with lightly rubbed spine extremities, two 3/4" closed tears along top front edge and at top rear corner, presents well in archival mylar. View more info

Wrath in Burma: The Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the Far East

By: Eldridge, Fred

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029924

Condition: Near Fine


Moss green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, text block edges slightly dulled by age, otherwise nearly as issued. 320 pp., endpaper maps, b&w plates. Dust jacket shows mild shelf wear with rubbing and some surface paper loss at head of spine, several chips and/or short closed tears along top edges, now in archival mylar. View more info

Japanese Buddhism

By: Eliot, Sir Charles

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold and Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023521

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, bordered in blind, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed extremities and corners, slightly toned endsheets. Former owner's private ex-libris stamp on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Very scarce paper dust jacket mildly toned along spine panel, rubbed flap folds, approx. 3" separations along upper front joint and middle rear joint, now in archival mylar. xxxv,449 pp. View more info

Dan. Crawford of Luanza, or 37 Years' Missionary Work in Darkest Africa ["Central Africa" on dust jacket]

By: Ellis, James J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kilmarnock, Scotland, John Ritchie, Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 038618

Condition: VG-


Red cloth, lettered/decorated in black. Dampstaining along front cover fore-edge with mild dye lightening and some spotting, also some blotchiness to rear cover cloth. Light foxing to top text block edge. Both pastedowns show dampstaining along fore-edges; mild foxing to front flyleaf and half-title, interior otherwise clean and intact. xii,13-160 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Extremeley scarce color pictorial dust jacket dampstained on approx. 40% of front panel (right side toward fore-edge), 20% of rear panel (left side toward fore-edge), portions of both flaps along folds, chipped with lo... View more info

Myths of Middle India [Specimens of the Oral Literature of Middle India]

By: Elwin, Verrier

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041538

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth, lettered in red. Text block edges a bit toned by age, otherwise nearly as issued. Signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on front flyleaf. xvi,532 pp. Dust jacket is mildly toned along spine panel, with slight soiling, slight chipping at head of spine, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. View more info

Tribal Myths of Orissa [Specimens of the Oral Literature of Middle India]

By: Elwin, Verrier

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041539

ISBN: B0012GI15C

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth, lettered in red. Text block edges a bit toned by age, cover cloth with a few slight foxing spots, otherwise nearly as issued. Signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on front flyleaf. lv,700 pp. Dust jacket is mildly toned along spine panel, with slight soiling, 3/4" closed tear at head of rear joint, now in mylar. View more info

Marco Polo to Perry: An Exhibition Portraying Western Knowledge of the Far East During Six Centuries [Columbia University Libraries exhibition, 1955]

By: Ettlinger, John R. Turner (intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Libraries: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032367

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, light gray wraps, lettered in black. Slightly soiled covers. 29 pp., 69 entries. View more info

The New Japanese Womanhood

By: Faust, Allen K.; William E. Lampe (pref.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032415

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown cloth, lettered in black. Minimally ex-library with small call label, a few internal marks and book plate. Circulated precisely once, virtually without wear. xii,13-164 pp. View more info

Folk Tales from Persia

By: Feinstein, Alan S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ and London, A. S. Barnes & Co./Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011649

ISBN: 0498068463

Condition: Fine


100 pp., illus. White cloth, as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket, virtually as issued, newly Brodarted. Immaculate interior. View more info

Folk Tales from Persia

By: Feinstein, Alan S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ and London, A. S. Barnes & Co./Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011650

ISBN: 0498068463

Condition: Fine


100 pp., illus. White cloth, as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket, virtually as issued, newly Brodarted. Immaculate interior. View more info

Meiji Revisited: The Sites of Victorian Japan

By: Finn, Dallas

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York and Tokyo, Weatherhill: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009229

ISBN: 0834802880

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth. 276 pp., 86 figures in color + b&w, maps. As issued. View more info

Southern Africa: A Geography and Natural History of the Country, Colonies, and Inhabitants from the Cape of Good Hope to Angola.

By: Flemyng, Rev. Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018630

ISBN: 083711134X

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. xi,497 pp., 2 folding maps, illus. Facsimile reprint of the original edition, published by Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co. in 1856. Very slightly bumped corners, front endpaper slightly tanned along hinge, otherwise as issued. View more info

Southern Africa: A Geography and Natural History of the Country, Colonies, and Inhabitants from the Cape of Good Hope to Angola.

By: Flemyng, Rev. Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018632

ISBN: 083711134X

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. xi,497 pp., 2 folding maps, illus. Facsimile reprint of the original edition, published by Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co. in 1856. Front endpaper slightly tanned along hinge, otherwise as issued. View more info

Southern Africa: A Geography and Natural History of the Country, Colonies, and Inhabitants from the Cape of Good Hope to Angola.

By: Flemyng, Rev. Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018633

ISBN: 083711134X

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. xi,497 pp., 2 folding maps, illus. Facsimile reprint of the original edition, published by Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co. in 1856. Front endpaper slightly tanned along hinge, otherwise as issued. View more info

Unearthing China's Past

By: Fontein, Jan, and Tung Wu

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Museum of Fine Arts: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041232

ISBN: 0878460764

Condition: Near Fine


Rust-brown linen, lettered in gold foil. Lightly foxed along top text block edge, slightly soiled along bottom, otherwise nearly as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, light rubbing along front flap fold, now in mylar. 239 pp., illus. View more info

Italy

By: Fox, Frank (paintings, text)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, Adam & Charles Black: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006783

Condition: VG+


Dark red cloth, decorated in gilt, blind stamped borders, with gilt lettering, gilt top edge. x + 206 pp., illus. w/ 32 full page color plates, map at rear. Modestly toned toward edges, age-darkened spine panel, slightly frayed at extrems. Toned endpapers, with 1914 gift inscription and a few annotations on front endpapers. Front hinge split, though binding is firm. Clean interior, with plates showing vibrant color against white backgrounds. View more info