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A SCENT OF SPICE

By: Summons, Elizabeth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Pegasus Books, 1979

Edition: (1st Edition)


[x], 242p. Cover has a few spots, jacket has a 1" tear on bottom back edge with chips to corners. Summons' reminiscences of the people and regions of Indonesia from her seven trips to Indonesia. Includes glossary. B&w illustrations. (8-1/2"x6-1/8") View more info

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A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

By: Allen, Richard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1970

Edition: (1st Edition)


xi, 306p. Jacket edges scraped. Includes bibliography. Jacket design by Ronald Clyne. B&w map. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

BUSHWHACKING AND OTHER ASIATIC TALES AND MEMORIES

By: Clifford, Hugh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1929

Edition: First Edition, Stated


x, 331p. Cover corners lightly worn and spine sunned. Sir Clifford's recollections of the people and customs of the Malay Peninsula during the last years of the 19th century where he served as a British colonial administrator. B&w illustrations and 11 b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-1/4"x5-3/8") View more info

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CONTEMPORARY INDONESIAN ENGLISH DICTIONARY: A SUPPLEMENT TO THE STANDARD INDONESIAN DICTIONARIES WITH PARTICULAR CONCENTRATION ON NEW WORDS, EXPRESSIONS, AND MEANINGS

By: Schmidgall-Tellings, A. Ed. & Alan M. Stevens

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ohio University Press, 1981


[xvi], 388p. Cover corners slightly worn and creased. Includes bibliography. (9-1/4"x6") View more info

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EAST WIND RISING: A LONG VIEW OF THE PACIFIC CRISIS

By: Morin, Relman

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1960

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Inscription: Signed


360p., [x]. Signed by author on front endpaper. Spine sunned and corners slightly bumped. (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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ENJOY JAPAN: A PERSONAL AND HIGHLY OFFICIAL GUIDE

By: Sheldon, Walt

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle, 1961

Edition: First Edition


193p. 1st printing. Gift message on front pastedown, price clipped jacket has small chips and tears to edges. Newspaper and radio journalist, as well as detective and science fiction writer, gives his personal view of Japan's "people, places, and outstanding features," which he shared on his weekly radio program on the U.S. Forces' Far East Network. Jacket design by Sanae Yamazaki. B&w illustrations. (7-3/8"x5-1/4") View more info

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GEISHA

By: Dalby, Lisa Crihfield

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1983

Edition: First Edition


[xx], [348p.] 1st printing. Cover corners slightly worn, binding slightly shaken, price clipped jacket has edges worn. Includes bibliography and glossary. B&w photographs and color decorations. (8-1/2"x8-1/2") View more info

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GENERAL INTRODUCTION OF YOKOHAMA, JAPAN

By: Yokohama City

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Yokohama, Japan, Yokohama City Office, 1961


[117p.] Endpapers have light acid discoloration, glassine jacket has ragged edges and torn from end to end on spine and has been pasted to pastedowns. Includes map of Port of Yokohama, Today and Tomorrow. B&w and color photographs and fold out map. (11-1/4"x8-1/4") View more info

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HOKUSAI (HOIKUSHA'S COLOR BOOK, NO. 20)

By: Kikuchi, Sadao; Translated by Don Kenny

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, Hoikusha Publishing Co., 1975

Edition: 4th Edition


128p., 2 leaves of Hoikusha Color Book titles. Former owner's name on front endpaper, front cover creased. B&w and color illustrations. (5-7/8"x4-1/8") View more info

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INTRODUCTION TO SOUTH SULAWESI

By: Reid, Helen & Anthony Reid

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ujang, Pandang, P.T. Bhakti Centra Baru, 1981


163p. Cover corners worn, top of page edges have brown spots. Stab stitched binding with black tape spine covering, text printed only on verso, and poorly printed. B&w maps. (8-1/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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JAPAN (HOIKUSHA'S COLOR BOOK, NO. 17)

By: Kenny, Don; Translated by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, Hoikusha Publishing Co., 1976

Edition: 12th Edition


128p. 2 leaves of Hoikusha Color Book titles. Former owner's name on front endpaper. B&w and color photographs. (5-7/8"x4-1/8") View more info

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JAPAN BEGINS AGAIN

By: Kerr, William C.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Friendship Press, 1949


[xii], 180p. Top back cover corner torn off, spine sunned. Includes bibliography. (7-1/4"x4-3/4") View more info

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JEWS IN OLD CHINA: STUDIES BY CHINESE SCHOLARS

By: Shapiro, Sidney; Translated, Compiled & Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books, 1984

Edition: (1st Edition)


[xx], 204p. Cover corners and edges worn, jacket has small tears to edges with spine sunned. Includes bibliography. 8 leaves of b&w plates. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") View more info

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KOLOKASI DAN UNGKAPAN BAHASA MINANG (MINANG-KABAU COLLOCATIONS AND EXPRESSIONS)

By: Anwar, Khaidir

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Padang, Indonesia, Yayasan Pengkajian Kebudayaan Minangkabau, 1988


152p. Former owner's name on inside front cover, cover lightly rubbed. Phrases and expressions used by the Minangkabau people of Indonesia translated into English. (8"x5-7/8" View more info

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KOWTOW

By: Der Ling, Princess

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1929

Inscription: Signed


[xiv], 322p. 4th printing (1932) Signed by author on half title page. Cover corners lightly worn and spine sunned. Author, lady-in-waiting to Empress Dowager Cixi of China during the Manchu dynasty, recounts her childhood. 5 green & black plates and frontispiece. (8-7/8"x5-7/8") View more info