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Image for The Surgeon’s Log Being Impressions of the Far East

The Surgeon’s Log Being Impressions of the Far East

By: ABRAHAM, J. Johnston,

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1912 fifth edition.:

Seller ID: 74356


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt book design to front and lettering to cover and spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and ends of spine and minor bumps to corners. Minor mark to rear. Inside some light foxing to page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 338pp. With Forty-Four b&w Illustrations. View more info

Image for The Splendour of Asia. The Story and Teaching of The Buddha. By the Author of “the Way of The Stars,” “The Treasure of Ho,” etc.

The Splendour of Asia. The Story and Teaching of The Buddha. By the Author of “the Way of The Stars,” “The Treasure of Ho,” etc.

By: ADAMS BECK, L.:

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1927 1st:

Seller ID: 78723


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Dark blue cloth with red lettering and line edging to front and spine. In original patterned dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW minor rubbing to edges, a couple of small nicks to corners and small nick to rear side nr bottom edge. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Some minor darkening to outer page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 253pp + 6pp cat. View more info

Image for Unbeaten Tracks in Japan. An Account of Travels in the Interior including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrines of Nikko and Isé. In Two Volumes. With Map and illustrations.

Unbeaten Tracks in Japan. An Account of Travels in the Interior including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrines of Nikko and Isé. In Two Volumes. With Map and illustrations.

By: BIRD, ISABELLA L.:

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London. John Murray. 1880 3rd edition.:

Seller ID: 77037


Hardback. 8vo. In pictorial green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Spines rubbed at ends. Corners bumped. Cloth slightly rubbed. Inscription to half title page. Occasional small marks to pages. Else very clean and tight copies. The author describes her travels around 19thC Japan where her appearance aroused considerable interest as foreigners were rarely seen outside of the main cities. 2 vols. 398pp./383pp./cat.24pp.(da... View more info

Image for The Smaller Dragon. A Political History of Vietnam.

The Smaller Dragon. A Political History of Vietnam.

By: BUTTINGER, Joseph:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & New York, Atlantic Books, 1958 1st:

Seller ID: 78298


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 ins. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Blind embossed monogram to front. In illustrated yellow dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper. (DW rubbing to edges and some minor creases, spine slightly faded, small tear to rear. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Inside pages all very clean and tight. 535pp. 9 maps, 12 b&w plates including frontis. View more info

Image for Rural Life in Bengal. Illustrative of Anglo-Indian Suburban Life. Letters from an artist in India to his sisters in England. BY THE AUTHOR OF “Anglo-Indian Domestic Life.” Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Six Engravings.

Rural Life in Bengal. Illustrative of Anglo-Indian Suburban Life. Letters from an artist in India to his sisters in England. BY THE AUTHOR OF “Anglo-Indian Domestic Life.” Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Six Engravings.

By: COLESWORTHEY, Grant:

Price: £220.00

Publisher: London, W. Thacker & Co., 1860 1st:

Seller ID: 79279


Hardback, Tall 8vo. Approx 10.5 x 7 inches. Blue pebbled cloth covers with embossed pattern and gilt lettering and pictorial vignette to front. Black leather label lettered in gilt to spine. Contemporary blue cloth on spine. In very good condition. Professional repair to spine with pro-cloth tape to endpapers. Original boards; corners bumped, edges rubbed, 4 small rubbed holes to cloth on front and some light soiled patches to front and rear. Small bookplate and pasted b... View more info

Image for Egypte En China Door den heer de Pauw, kanunnik van xanten.  (By Mr. de Pauw, canon of Xanten.) In Two Parts. (TWO VOLUMES)

Egypte En China Door den heer de Pauw, kanunnik van xanten. (By Mr. de Pauw, canon of Xanten.) In Two Parts. (TWO VOLUMES)

By: DE PAUW:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Hendrik Gartman 1790:

Seller ID: 78782


2 vols. Hardback, 6.5 x 4 inches. Quarter bound leather and green paper covered boards. Red and black leather labels to spines lettered in gilt. Gilt banding to spines, and gilt decoration to boards. All page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped, edges rubbed, some rubbing to boards, spines faded with some minor rubbing. Endpapers slightly darkened, some minor handling marks, else pages all very clean and tight. 536 + 493pp. View more info

Japan. An attempt at interpretation.

By: HEARN, LAFCADIO:

Price: £23.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Comp. New York/ London. 1904:

Seller ID: 50678


Brown cloth gt; Binding slightly rubbed, trifle marked. Label was removed from lower front cover (faded there). Top corner bruised. Fore-edge of front cover a bit bumped. Very good to good. Col. frontispiece. 541 pp;/ cat. 2 pp. Chapters include: The Jesuit Peril, The Ancient Cult, The Japanese Family, The Higher Buddhism, the rise of Military power, etc.; View more info

Image for Things Seen in Japan With Fifty Illustrations. Second Edition.

Things Seen in Japan With Fifty Illustrations. Second Edition.

By: HOLLAND, CLIVE:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co. 1909 2nd:

Seller ID: 79007


Hardback, approx 6 x 4 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt to spine and front with gilt decoration and vignette. Light marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Bookseller label to front “T.J. Powell, Bournemouth.”, Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 252 + 18pp cat. 50 B&W illustrations (49 photo plates, 1 sketch). View more info

The Golden Calm. An English Lady’s life in Moghul Delhi. Reminiscences by Emily, Lady Clive Bayley and by her father, Sir Thomas Metcalf.

By: KAYE, M.M. (ed):

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Webb & Bower. Exeter. 1980 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67759


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In maroon leather binding with gilt to spine and front. Illustrated maroon endpapers. With pictorial dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 220pp. With colour illustrations and facsimile pages. The author was the daughter of the Resident in Delhi and joined her father at the Moghul Court, some ten years before t... View more info

Image for Empires of the Far East A study of Japan and of her Colonial Possessions, of China and Manchuria, and of the Political Questions of Eastern Asia and The Pacific. In Two Volumes. SIGNED.

Empires of the Far East A study of Japan and of her Colonial Possessions, of China and Manchuria, and of the Political Questions of Eastern Asia and The Pacific. In Two Volumes. SIGNED.

By: LAWTON, Lancelot:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards, 1912:

Seller ID: 79012


2 vols, Hardbacks, 9 x 6 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Top page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Extremities and boards with some mild rubbing, corners slightly bumped. Endpapers darkened, hinge slightly cracked at front of vol.1. Bookplate to front “Frank & Marguerite Hobden,” and Author’s dedicatory inscription opposite; “F. Hobden, from the Author.” A couple of minor handling marks else inside pages all very ... View more info

Asiatic Studies. Religious and Social. First and Second Series.

By: LYALL, Sir ALFRED C.:

Price: £65.00

Publisher: John Murray. London. 1899:

Seller ID: 59922


Tall 8vo. 2 volumes. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spines slightly darkened. Small marks to covers. Slight browning to endpapers. Owner’s inscription to front endpaper and half titlee page; “E.W.Margesson. Norfolk Rgt. London. 5th Sept.1899.” Else clean and tight copies. 332, 395pp. This, second edition, has an added volume. The books are a collection of essays on religion and spiritual beliefs in India and China. View more info

Image for The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East. From the Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859. Illustrated with Steel Engravings and Maps. (Two Volume Edition - Bound in Eight Divisions.)

The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East. From the Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859. Illustrated with Steel Engravings and Maps. (Two Volume Edition - Bound in Eight Divisions.)

By: NOLAN, E. H.:

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co., (n.d.) circa 1880.:

Seller ID: 78057


Hardbacks, 8 Volumes. Tall 8vo. (approx 10.5 x 7 inches.) Red cloth bindings with elaborate gilt decoration to spines and gilt vignettes to fronts, blind embossed decoration to boards. Yellow endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners a little bumped and rubbed, spines a little faded with a few minor nicks to ends. Some minor darkening and handling marks to boards. Some mild foxing and darkening to plates, tissue guards darkened. Else inside pages all very clean and tig... View more info

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The Land of Midian.

By: PHILBY, H. St John B;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Ltd. 1957 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77450


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In light green/turquoise cloth covers, with gilt lettering to spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve, minor rubbing to edges, slight rubbing and fading to spine/rear. Small chip to top front edge. Corner of front flap is clipped but not fully price clipped.) Slight rubbing to corners of cloth. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 286pp. 38 B&W p... View more info

Image for The Casale Pilgrim. A Sixteenth-Century Illustrated Guide to the Holy Places. Reproduced in Facsimile, with Introduction, Translation and Notes by Cecil Roth. Limited numbered edition.

The Casale Pilgrim. A Sixteenth-Century Illustrated Guide to the Holy Places. Reproduced in Facsimile, with Introduction, Translation and Notes by Cecil Roth. Limited numbered edition.

By: ROTH, Cecil;

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London. Soncino Press 1929 1st thus edition:

Seller ID: 76712


Large hardback. Approx 10 x 7.5 inches. Full vellum binding with gilt design to front and lettering to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing/darkening to edges of boards. Some small marks to edges of endpapers otherwise a very clean and tight copy throughout. Numbered 83/560. 91pp. With colour illustrations. View more info

Image for 13 Years Among The Wild Beasts of India: Their Haunts and Habits from Personal Observation; With an account of the Modes of Capturing and Taming Elephants. Second Edition.

13 Years Among The Wild Beasts of India: Their Haunts and Habits from Personal Observation; With an account of the Modes of Capturing and Taming Elephants. Second Edition.

By: SANDERSON, G. P.:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1879 2nd ed.:

Seller ID: 79187


Hardback, 9 x 7 inches. Green beveled cloth covers, decorative gilt lettering to spine and front, with black and gilt pictorial designs to front and spine. Blind embossed panel to rear board. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Boards have been professionally re-bound and original cloth re-laid on spine. Corners bumped, edges rubbed. “H.V. Day, Dorchester” bookseller label to front endpaper. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Mild foxing to pages thro... View more info

Image for Queer Things About Japan & More Queer Things About Japan. With Seven Coloured Pages and End Papers and Thirty Full-Page Illustrations by the Celebrated Hokusai, never before reproduced in England. TWO VOLUMES.

Queer Things About Japan & More Queer Things About Japan. With Seven Coloured Pages and End Papers and Thirty Full-Page Illustrations by the Celebrated Hokusai, never before reproduced in England. TWO VOLUMES.

By: SLADEN, DOUGLAS: LORIMER, Norma:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Treherne & Co., 1903 & 1904:

Seller ID: 79003


2 vols. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spines. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Spines faded. Some dark foxing to half-titles, some light foxing inside, Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 443 & 484pp. 7 & 4 Double-page Colour illustrations. 30 & 10 illustrations by Hokusai, + 14 other Japanese Illustrations. View more info

Image for Indian Pictures. Drawn With Pen and Pencil.

Indian Pictures. Drawn With Pen and Pencil.

By: URWICK, REV. W:

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society, no date, circa 1880:

Seller ID: 77468


Hardback, approx 11 x 8 inches. In dark green cloth with decorative illustrated pictorial design to front and spine in black and gilt, blind embossed decoration on rear. Floral endpapers. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Cloth is a little worn; corners a little bumped, rubbing to edges, some marks, small nick to cloth centre of leading edge of spine and at top of spine. Title page slightly darkened, lacks front tissue guard. Some light handling marks and spot... View more info

Image for Indian Pictures. Drawn With Pen and Pencil.

Indian Pictures. Drawn With Pen and Pencil.

By: URWICK, REV. W:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society, no date, circa 1880:

Seller ID: 78854


Hardback, approx 11 x 8 inches. In light brown cloth with decorative illustrated pictorial design to front and spine in black and gilt, blind embossed decoration on rear. Floral endpapers. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Cloth is a little worn; corners bumped, minor rubbing to edges, minor split to cloth at rear edge of spine. Front endpaper cut out. Some light handling marks and spots Else a nice tight copy. Some mild foxing to pages, mostly to edges and ti... View more info

Image for Cathay and the Way Thither, Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China. New edition, revised throughout in the light of recent discoveries by Henry Cordier. Hakluyt Society. Second Series. Vols. 38, 33, 37 & 41. In Four Volumes.

Cathay and the Way Thither, Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China. New edition, revised throughout in the light of recent discoveries by Henry Cordier. Hakluyt Society. Second Series. Vols. 38, 33, 37 & 41. In Four Volumes.

By: YULE, COLONEL SIR HENRY:

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London The Hakluyt Society 1913 - 1915. 1915:

Seller ID: 79269


4 volumes. Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines and gilt “ship” vignettes to front and rear boards. Blind embossed decorations. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped, some rubbing and handling to cloths; some minor soiling to cloths on vols.2&3. Endpapers darkened. Some light foxing and darkening to prelims, some neat pencil notes, else pages very clean and tight. Binders label “Leighton Son & ... View more info

Image for The Book of Ser Marco Polo. The Venetian Concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of The East. Complete in 3 Volumes.

The Book of Ser Marco Polo. The Venetian Concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of The East. Complete in 3 Volumes.

By: YULE, Sir Henry:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1929 3rd:

Seller ID: 79304


3 volumes. Hardback 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. Green cloth with blue leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Blue printed decoration to spines and vignette designs to fronts. In very good conditions. Spine labels rubbed, faded on vol.3. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges of boards. A couple of small bumps to edges. Slight darkening to endpapers. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Excellent copies. 3 vols; 462, 662 & 161pp. Profusely illustrated with b&... View more info