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A School's Gateway

By: Herrick, Cheesman A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Girard College Print Shop: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019752

Condition: Near Fine


Wraps, stapled binding. 16 pp. Mildly soiled covers, minimal actual wear. Text of address given at Girard College, Philadelphia, on 15 May 1938, about Silliman University, Dumaguete, Island of Negroes in the Philippines, a missionary college established soon after Admiral Dewey captured Manila in 1898, sponsored by Horace B. Silliman of Cohoes, New York. View more info

A School's Gateway

By: Herrick, Cheesman A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Girard College Print Shop: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019754

Condition: Near Fine


Wraps, stapled binding. 16 pp. Taped at top front corner, minimal actual wear. Text of address given at Girard College, Philadelphia, on 15 May 1938, about Silliman University, Dumaguete, Island of Negroes in the Philippines, a missionary college established soon after Admiral Dewey captured Manila in 1898, sponsored by Horace B. Silliman of Cohoes, New York. View more info

The Boers in War: The Story of the British-Boer War of 1899-1900, as Seen from the Boer Side, with a Description of the Men and Methods of the Republican Armies

By: Hillegas, Howard C.

Price: $57.50

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006685

Condition: VG+


1st edition, with matching dates. Tan cloth, front panel illus., gilt spine lettering. Modestly soiled cloth, minimally rubbed at corners. xii + 300 pp. + rear publisher's catalog, foldout color map opposite final page of text. Text block edges are a bit soiled, but interior is bright and clean, binding firm. Spine panel slightly age-toned. View more info

Suzuki Harunobu: A Selection of his Color Prints and Illustrated Books

By: Hillier, Jack; Suzuki Harunobu

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, David. R. Godine/Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023839

ISBN: 0879230819

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, text block edges mildly soiled/thumbed, also slightly darkened/soiled along margins of front flyleaf. Dust jacket shows modest surface soiling on both panels, with some rubbing/chipping at corners, still presents well in archival mylar. Scarce. View more info

Red Star Over Bethlehem: Russia Drives for the Middle East [INSCRIBED]

By: Hirschmann, Ira

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 037913

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slight shelf wear with lightly mottled cloth, text block edges a bit toned by age. Color pictorial dust jacket is mildly soiled, with crease to rear panel and minor loss at top rear corner, now in mylar. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, personalized, with full signature, dated Apr. 1971. View more info

Chinese Clothing and Adornment in Various Dynasties [Zhongguo Lidai Fushi]

By: History of Chinese Clothing Research Group of the Shanghai Traditional Opera School

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Shanghai, China, Scholar Books Publishers: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045810

ISBN: B00MKYE1WC

Condition: Fine


Tan natural linen, spine panel lettered in gold foil, device in blind on front cover. As issued. 324 pp., with 834 illus., including 346 color photographs. Color pictorial dust jacket shows mild rubbing along edges and a few short closed edge tears, crease to front flap, now in mylar. Text in Chinese, with a supplement laid in providing an introduction and listing of contents in English. View more info

Illustrated Chinese Sabre for Self-Defense

By: Hsieh, Douglas H. Y.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Republic of China, Meadea Enterprise Co.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046276

ISBN: B0007C1QTK

Condition: VG+


Stiff white pictorial wraps. Minor shelf/handling wear, covers a bit soiled, with mild creasing to bottom front cover corner. Firm binding, clean interior. [ix],189 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons: A Study of Thought and Pattern in Chinese Literature [The Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies No. LVIII]

By: Hsieh, Liu; Vincent Yu-chung Shih (intro., notes)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042013

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, lettered in gold foil. xlvi,298 pp. Slight wear, nearly as issued. Small inked monogram on upper front flyleaf, some very minor pencil marks in margins. Dust jacket shows a few minor edge chips, 1" closed tear along top rear edge, now in mylar. View more info

Monkey Subdues the White-Bone Demon

By: Hsing-pei, Wang (adaptation)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Peking, China, Foreign Languages Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043253

ISBN: B000HTH2U0

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild rubbing to edges and joints, some surface rubbing and mild general handling wear. Approx. 1/2" ink stain along bottom text block edge through p. 20, slightly bleeding into bottom margins, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Complete Tai-Chi: The Definitive Guide to Physical and Emotional Self-Improvement

By: Huang, Alfred

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Charles E. Tuttle Co.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046460

ISBN: 0804818975

Condition: VG+


Stiff red pictorial wraps. 5th ptg: 1997. Minor shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior beyond inked page references on front flyleaf. 279 pp. View more info

The Stream of Days: A Student at the Azhar

By: Hussein, Taha; Hilary Wayment (transl.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London and New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1943

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 025790

Condition: Near Fine


Dark red cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightly rubbed extremities, nearly as issued. Illus. dust jacket is somewhat age-toned, with slightly chipped spine extremities. xi,134 pp., illus. Stated second edition, revised: 1948. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and Its Arabs

By: Hussey, Andrew

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Faber and Faber-Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043876

ISBN: 0865479216

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper covered boards, lettered in white. Light surface crease to back cover, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued. x,[v],441 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, maps. First edition, complete number line. View more info

An Introduction to Cameroon Oral Literature [INSCRIBED]

By: Ibrahim, Tala Kashim

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Republic of Cameroon, Africa, University of Yaounde: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 041611

ISBN: B0006EJDNU

Condition: Very Good


Stiff tan wraps, lettered in black. Several creases and mild handling wear to covers. Inscribed by author on main title, personaized, dated 1984. Scarce. View more info

Japan Design: The Four Seasons in Design

By: Ikko, Tanaka; Koike Kazuko

Price: $7.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038357

ISBN: 0877013276

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, French flaps. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 132 pp., illus. mostly in color, some b&w. View more info

Crafts of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh

By: Jaitly, Jaya (editor); Sahai, Kamal (photographs)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035587

ISBN: 1558591168

Condition: Fine


Dark eggplant cloth, lettered in gold foil, squarish format. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, now in mylar. 228 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

Small-Circle Jujitsu

By: Jay, Wally

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Santa Clarita, CA, Ohara Communications: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037415

ISBN: 0897501225

Condition: Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. 12th ptg.: 1998. Mild shelf wear, front cover crease and some rubbing to edges. Square, uncreased binding. 256 pp., illus. View more info

David Livingstone and the Victorian Encounter with Africa

By: Jeal, Tim, Angus Calder, Felix Driver, Jeanne Cannizzo, Tim Barringer, and John M. MacKenzie (essays)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038518

ISBN: 1855141779

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Slight binding lean original to issue. Lacks dust jacket. 239 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Barefoot Zen: The Shaolin Roots of Kung Fu and Karate

By: Johnson, Nathan J.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: York Beach, ME, Samuel Weiser, Inc.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044203

ISBN: 1578631424

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps. Slight rubbing to corners, very slight dampstain evident at top corner of the final several leaves, otherwise essentially as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xvii,265 pp., illus. View more info

I Married Adventure: The Lives and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Co.: 1940

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044778

ISBN: B005N9J2S4

Condition: Near Fine


Brown and tan zebra-skin patterned cloth. 1st of this (reprint) edition. 376 pp., illus. w/ sepia-tone photographs. Slight rubbing to spine extremities, minor toning along text block edges. Former owner's signature on upper front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Purple and green illus./pictorial dust jacket is mildly rubbed along edges with a few small chips, mild rubbing along flap folds, price-clipped front flap, decently preserved and now in mylar. View more info

Africa: The History of Exploration and Adventure as Given in the Leading Authorities from Herodotus to Livingstone

By: Jones, Charles H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Miami, FL, Mnemosyne Publishing Co.: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 026520

Condition: Fine


Facsimile reprint of 1875 Holt edition. Dark gray cloth, lettered in silver foil. Text block edges very slightly age-toned, otherwise as issued. x,494 pp., illus. Internal "foxing" is actually original to issue, integral to the paper stock used in printing. View more info

Africa: The History of Exploration and Adventure as given in the Leading Authorities from Herodotus to Livingstone

By: Jones, Charles H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Negro Universities Press: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 038621

ISBN: 0837149932

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minor shelf wear, foxed text block edges. Firm binding with slight lean, clean and unmarked interior. x,496 pp., folding map. Facsimile reprint of original 1875 edition. View more info

Vietnam Now

By: Jones, John R.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Bourne End, Bucks., U.K., Aston Publications Ltd.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015781

ISBN: 0946627525

Condition: Fine


Light blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil, color illus. endpapers. 144 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. As issued. View more info

Vietnam Now

By: Jones, John R.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Bourne End, Bucks., U.K., Aston Publications Ltd.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015782

ISBN: 0946627525

Condition: Fine


Light blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil, color illus. endpapers. 144 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. As issued. View more info

The Craft of the Japanese Sword

By: Kapp, Leon; Kapp, Hiroko; Yoshihara, Yoshindo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo and New York, Kodansha International: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037579

ISBN: 087011798X

Condition: Fine


Light gray cloth, lettered in silver foil. As issued. 9th ptg.: 1995. 168 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. View more info

The Tateyama: Beautiful Northern Japan Alps

By: Kawaguchi, Kunio (photographs)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Graphic-sha Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025164

ISBN: 4766103726

Condition: Fine


Silver cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in black. Squarish format. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. 104 pp., illus. w/ color plates throughout. Text in Japanese and English. View more info