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Insight Guides

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Apa Productions: 1989

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 52808481

ISBN: 0134664671

Condition: Very Good


0134664671 355 pages including index and a profusion of colour photographs. Captures all the treasures and beauty of this unique island. Unmarked. Moderate wear. A superior travel guide. View more info

The Geography of Contemporary China: The Impact of Deng Xiaoping's Decade

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Routledge: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52801315

ISBN: 041500103X

Condition: Good


041500103X 316 pages including index. Provides a much-needed introduction to contemporary China and a much-needed survey of the last decade of administrative, demographic, economic and geopolitical development. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Minor warp to book due to improper storage. Binding intact. Good working copy. View more info

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China's Intellectuals and the State: In Search of a New Relationship (Harvard Contemporary China Series, Vol 3)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harvard University Asia Center: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A7794

ISBN: 067411972X

Condition: Good


067411972X 374 pages. Index. Prior owner's ink stamp atop half-title page. Some markings and underlining to contents. Moderate wear. Binding intact. Sound working copy. View more info

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Taj Mahal: The Illumined Tomb- An Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Mughal and European Documentary Sources

By: N/A

Price: $119.95

Publisher: USA, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 538A1183

ISBN: 0295969458

Condition: Fair


0295969458 320 pages. Selected bibliography. Abundantly illustrated in colour and black and white. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding sound. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Bangladesh: First Impressions

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, 100 Books Publ. Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7205

ISBN: 0976376512

Condition: Fine


0976376512 86 plates in colour and black and white. The author's photographic first impressions of Bangladesh. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. View more info

Sudah Niet Meer Pikir - Rindu Abadi

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Indonesia, 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 74109412

ISBN: 9080086916

Condition: Very Good


9080086916 87 pages. De Indesche mens in al zijn verscheidenheid, gedrild in respekt voor de Nederlandse superioriteit, om hun aanpassingsvermogen vaak benijd, verstrikt in hun eigen bescheidenheid. Light wear. Unmarked. View more info

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(Picture 14 of Kodansha) tales of old Japan - Hanasakajisan (1979) ISBN: 4061411640 [Japanese Import]

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Japan, Kodansha: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 166A8542

ISBN: 4061411640

Condition: Good


4061411640 29 page board book for Japanese. Text in Japanese. Colour illustrations. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. View more info

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Indonesia, the first 50 years, 1945-1995

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Jakarta, Indonesia, Produced by Archipelago Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C6132

ISBN: 9798926005

Condition: Fine


9798926005 320 pages. A sumptously produced celabratory volume. "Celebrates the nation of Indonesia's first half-century of progress, in fifty special messages from world leaders, 50 essays by prominent experts, a chronology of important events, a portfolio of fifty historic photographs, and a special section describing fifty quintessential aspects of Indonesia, 50 significant numbers, 50 graphs and a bibliography of fifty important books." - from dust jacket. Tight and square. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Great Tales in Asian Art

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, National Endowment for the Humanities: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 528C7150

ISBN: 1561274615

Condition: Very Good


1561274615 82-minute colour VHS Hi-Fi tape. "...quite simply the finest program on Asian art that I have ever seen." - M.K. Hearn, Curator, The Metropolitain Museum of Art. Filmed on location, four beloved stories of India, Indonesia, Korea and Japan are told through the masterpieces of misual art and the stirring performances these tales have inspired for centuries." - from cover. Stories include: The Ramayana; Korean Masked Dance Drama; Gita Govinda; The Tale of the Genji. Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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2000 Shanghai Art Fair, November 4-8, 2000 - Exhibition Catalogue

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Shanghai, China, Shanghai Cultural Development Foundation: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC8256

ISBN: 7806358188

Condition: Good


7806358188 370 pages plus advertisements. Profusely illustrated in colour on coated stock. Bilingual English/Chinese. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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China Turns to Multilateralism: Foreign Policy and Regional Security (Routledge Contemporary China Series)

By: N/A

Price: $119.95

Publisher: USA, Routledge: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G2231

ISBN: 0415425719

Condition: Fine


0415425719 303 pages. "Records, analyzes, and attempts to conceptualize the phenomenal development of Chinese foreign policy and its impact on international relations, with the emphasis on China's active participation in multilaterally oriented regional security regimes." - from Introduction. Prior owner's name neatly clipped from first page otherwise like new. A excellent copy. View more info

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Kimonos Unlimited : An Endless Creative Journey

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, INASO Holding, Limited: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G2288

ISBN: 0968790607

Condition: Very Good


0968790607 100 pages. Colour photography throughout. Redesigns kimonos into elegant modern apparel so Western people can also enjoy the classic beauty and textures... A pictorial essay which documents in 'before' and 'after' words and photos the imaginative journey of twenty such kimonos. - from back board. Printed on glossy stock. Light wear. Unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

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New Perspectives on Chu Culture during the Eastern Zhou Period

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Princeton University/ Sackler Gallery/ Smithsonian Institution: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548G2300

ISBN: 0691002908

Condition: Good


0691002908 210 pages. Selected bilbliography. Profusely illustrated in black and white. A compilation of essays presented at a symposium held in April 1990 at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Limited print run of 1,500 copies. Prior owner's details atop title page. Respectful pencil marginalia and underlining regularly throughout.. Light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Religion in Japanese Culture: Where Living Traditions Meet a Changing World

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Kodansha USA Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 454G4025

ISBN: 4770020546

Condition: Fine


4770020546 238 pages. Index. Chronology. Black and white photographic plates. "An invaluable tool for anyone interested in a deeper understanding of Japanese culture." - from dust jacket. Clean and bright with negligible wear. Trifle of writing on blank back leaf. Dust jacket preserved in glossy mylar. An excellent copy. View more info

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Micronesia Winds of Change: A Book of Readings on Micronesian History

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Micronesia, Trust Territory of the Pacific I: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871H0524

ISBN: B000J46BN2

Condition: Very Good


B000J46BN2 538 pages. Fifteen maps. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "With very few exceptions, the only written sources for the past four hundred years have come not from the islanders themselves, but from the pens of the ship captains, traders, missionaries, administrators and roustabouts who visited the islands from afar. The history of Micronesia, then, is one that is written by foreigners." - from Preface. A sampling of the eighteen chapter titles includes: Conquest and Colonization; On the Road to China; A Nest of Rogues and Runaw... View more info

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The Calligraphic Art of Confucius' Sayings. Exhibition Catalogue (In Chinese and English)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Karma of the Brush Exhibition Committee: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H0721

ISBN: B00EUHVIEQ

Condition: Fine


B00EUHVIEQ 143 pages. Sumptuously presented on high-quality glossy stock. Text in English and Chinese. Exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition "The Calligraphic Art of Confucius' Sayings", City University of Hong Kong, June 18-July 2, 2001 / University of British Columbia, September 14-22, 2002. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A beautiful copy. View more info

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War, Occupation, and Creativity: Japan and East Asia, 1920-1960

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, University of Hawaii Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1306

ISBN: 0824824334

Condition: Good


0824824334 405 pages. Footnotes. Index. Illustrated in black and white. "The first interdisciplinary attempt to address the social, political, and spiritual significance of the modern arts both in Japan and its empire between 1920 and 1960. These forty years, punctuated by war, occupation, and reconstruction, were turbulent and brutal, but also important and even productive for the arts." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. A sound working copy. View more info

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Hedda Morrison's Hong Kong 1946

By: N/A

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hongkong Conservation Photography Foundation: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 541H1447

ISBN: B00PE3B7JG

Condition: Fine


B00PE3B7JG 142 pages. Text in English and Chinese. An abridged edition of "Hedda Morrison's Hong Kong, Photographs & Impressions 1946-47" published by Hong Kong University Press. "In September 1946, when Hedda Morrison reached Hong Kong, it remained little changed from decades earlier. Acclaimed for her images of China taken in the 1930s and 1940s, she delighted in recording the patterns of everyday life. Now, captivated by Hong Kong and its people, she embraced the colony's diversity. For six months, cameras in hand, she roamed its districts, streets, coasts and valleys. Th... View more info

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Khmer ceramics, 9th-14th century

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Singapore, Southeast Asian Ceramic Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2532

ISBN: 9971830019

Condition: Good


9971830019 140 pages. Selected bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with colour photos. "A collection of 120 pieces illustrates the ceramic art of the ancient Khmer Empire. The informative text discusses finds at Angkor, Chinese and Indian inflluences, the mysteries of Ban Kruat and the ritual and utilitarian uses." - dust jacket. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of Khmer Ceramics 9th - 14th Century, held in conjunction with the National Museum, Singapore in March 1981. Minimal markings.. White chalky soiling to boards which otherwise show m... View more info

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Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3440

ISBN: 0920002374

Condition: Very Good


0920002374 131 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Diagrams. Combines the WWII adventures of the three authors as they travel to Singapore only to be chased from place to place by the Japanese before returning for revenge. Small address label inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy. [Not in Enser] View more info