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Report on the Administration of Bengal, 1898-99.

By: N/A

Price: $1,310.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Bengal Secretariat Press: 1900

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1540


Many large folding colored maps including Map of the Bihar & Benares Opium Agencies showing cultivation under poppy & the Bengal government's monopolistic opium production for 1898 (nearly all of which was destined for China and Southeast Asia). This copy withdrawn from the Drew Theological Seminary. Forwarded thence (as noted by stamp on title page) by order of the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal. Bevelled salmon cloth covered boards. ; Folio 9 x 13.3 in; [ii],345;[vii... View more info

Arts of Asia

By: N/A

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Arts of Asia Publications, Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2792


76 non-consecutive issues from first year to the last. 1975: 4 issues (Jan - Feb, March - April, May - June, Sept - Oct); 1976: 2 issues (Jan - Feb, Sept - Oct); 1977: 5 issues (Jan - Feb, March - April, May - June, July - Aug, Nov - Dec); 1978: 5 issues (Jan - Feb, March - April, May - June, Sept - Oct, Nov - Dec); 1979: 3 issues (Jan - Feb, Sept - Oct, Nov - Dec); 1980: 6 issues (Jan - Feb, March - April, May - June, July - Aug, Sept - Oct, Nov - Dec); 1981: 4 issues (... View more info

Orientations The magazine for collectors and connoisseurs of Asian art

By: N/A

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Orientations Magazine, Ltd.: 1973-2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2834


98 non-consecutive issues intermittently spanning 29 years, including 1973: 1 issue (Sept.); 1976: 2 issues (Aug., Sept.); 1977: 8 issues (Jan., Apr., May, Jun., Jul., Sept., Oct., Nov.); 1980: 4 issues (Aug., Sept., Oct., Dec.); 1981: 4 issues (Jan., Mar., May., Jul.); 1982: 7 issues (Jan., Feb., Apr., May, Jul., Oct., Dec.); 1883: 5 volumes (Jan., Apr., Jun., Jul., Aug.); 1884: 1 issue (Mar.); 1886: 1 issue (Nov.); 1887: 4 issues (Apr., Jul., Aug., Dec.); 1988: 6 issue... View more info

Map of Longman/Luoyang Caves area

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 3200


Rubbing on native paper. A nice crisp copy without tears or markings. ; 69.5 x 139 cm.; 1 pages View more info

An Account of the Polynesian Race, Its Origin and Migrations and The Ancient History of the Hawaiian People to the Times of Kamehameha I, three volumes in one.

By: Abraham Fornander

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Rutland and Tokyo, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1980

Seller ID: 2119


With slipcase. A nice clean, crisp copy without previous owner's names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1025 pages View more info

An Account of the Polynesian Race Its Origins and Migrations and the Ancient History of the Hawaiian People to the Times of Kamehameha I. (3 vol. set)

By: Abraham Fornander

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2930


Blue cloth boards with gilt particulars to spine. Fading and wear to spines and bumped corners to all volumes. Foxing to preliminary pages of all volumes. Foldout genealogy map to rear of vol. 1. Clean copies without previous owners' names or other markings. ; The English and Foreign Philosophical Library Extra Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi,247;vii,399;xii,293 pages View more info

Illustrated catalogue of the interesting and valuable collections of Amos A. Lawrence ... including his celebrated private collection of Chinese Lowestoft porcelain ... to be sold ... at the American Art Galleries ...

By: Amos Adams Lawrence

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, American Art Association: [1921]

Seller ID: 1578


Small bookplate of Count Alexandre Orlowski to front pastedown. Prices noted in pencil throughout. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

A History of Korean Art

By: Andreas Eckardt (translated by J.M. Kindersley and M. A. Oxon)

Price: $180.00

Publisher: London & Leipzig, Edward Goldston & Karl W. Hiersemann: 1929

Seller ID: 3180


Red cloth boards with gilt particulars and decoration to front cover. Gilt particulars to black morocco label to spine. Gilt decorative motifs to spine. Bookplate of previous owner removed from front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and fly papers. With 506 illustrations, on 168 plates (4 colored, 8 inset) and 1 map. An unmarked copy without previous owners' names or other markings. Please expect extra postage for overseas shipping. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxv, 225... View more info

The Naturalist in Manchuria.

By: Arthur de Carle Sowerby

Price: $4,020.00

Publisher: Tientsin, Tientsin Press.: 1922

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1479


A clean unused set in the original green cloth. Scattered foxing. No repairs, no parts lacking, no alterations. Five volumes bound in Vol I: xiv, 347, folding map; Vol II: xxvii, 191; Vol III: xx, errata slip to vol II;358, errata slip; folding map; Vol IV: [iv], 321; Vol V: [x],250. Copyright 2014 Virginia Book Shop, Inc.; Quarto View more info

Sport and Science on the Sino-Mongolian Frontier

By: Arthur de Carle Sowerby

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose, Ltd.: 1918

Seller ID: 2934


Rust colored cloth boards with title and pictorial in black to front cover. Particulars and pictorial in black to spine. Personal copy of C.C. Crisler, who served as a Seventh-day Adventist missionary in China from 1917 to 1936, and whose name is inscribed to the front free fly. Library stamp effaced from title and final pages. Partial stamp to blank verso page 99. Worming to rear board. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi,295 pages View more info

The Language, Mythology, and Geographical Nomenclature of Japan Viewed in the Light of Aino Studies; Including "An Ainu Grammar," and a Catalogue of Books Relating to Yezo and the Ainos; Memoirs of the Literature College, Imperial University of Japan No.1

By: Basil Hall Chamberlain; John Batchelor

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Tokyo, The Imperial University: 1887

Seller ID: 2670


Half brown morroco, marbled boards. Gilt title to spine. Wear to front hinge (see image). Marbled endpapers. Partially removed bookplate to front paste down. Otherwise a nice, clean copy without any other markings. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 174 pages View more info

A Handbook of The Al Sa'ud Ruling Family of Saudi Arabia

By: Brian Lees

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Royal Genealogies: 1980

Seller ID: 2125


A nice clean copy without previous owner's names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages View more info

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Histoire des Mongols depuis Tchinguiz-Khan jusqu'à Timour Bey ou Tamerlan. Four volume set.

By: C. d'Ohsson (Abraham Constantin Mouradgea d'Ohsson)

Price: $9,740.00

Publisher: La Haye & Amsterdam, Freres van Cleff: 1834-1835

Seller ID: 1582


Half brown morocco; ruled raised bands, marbled boards. Mouradgea d'Ohsson was a Swedish historian and diplomat of Armenian descent. This important work is a large expansion of his 1824 publication which was the first serious study of Genghis Khan. Kenneth Meyer Setton, A History of the Crusades notes "among the general histories of the Mongols, d'Ohsson …remains unequaled. Avowedly or tacitly most later works rely on it…." Two folding genealogical chart... View more info

English Notes and Translation of Bhavabhuti's Uttararamacharita

By: C. Sankara Rama Sastri

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Mylapore, Madras, The Sri Balamanorama Press: 1936

Seller ID: 2937


Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. This book was the copy of Columbia Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose name is neatly inscribed to front free fly. Small "3-" inked in black to front fly. Blue ink blots to bottom left corner of title page. Otherwise clean and tight. A very nice copy.; Sri Balamanorama Series; Narrow 8vo 8" to 9" tall; xxviii, 348 pages View more info

Amaravati Sculptures in the Madras Government Museum.

By: C. Sivaramamurti

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Madras, Thompson & Co. for Madras Government Museum: 1956

Edition: second

Seller ID: 1668


A handsome copy in supple half calf; gilt title to spine. Sixty-five plates, fifty-two of which are photographic on coated stock. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 376, lxv pl pages View more info