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Image for Newsweek Magazine, November 12, 1945 *POSTWAR SOUTH AMERICA SEETHES WITH REVOLUTION*

Newsweek Magazine, November 12, 1945 *POSTWAR SOUTH AMERICA SEETHES WITH REVOLUTION*

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Newsweek: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823H4099

ISBN: B00QG2PWJK

Condition: Fair


B00QG2PWJK 116 pages. Features: Cover photo of revolution in Venezuela; Color ad for American Airlines System inside front cover; Alcoa ad for America's first aluminum boxcar; Ad for the Douglas DC-6; Nice black and white ad for Blackstone Cigars features George Raft and Charles Judels of the movie "Whistle Stop"; Color Ford car ad features tranquil mother and children in back seat; Fairchild aircraft ad; Truman struggles with inflation; The Gavin clemency case; 635,000 people tour the battleship Missouri in New York - and do considerable damage to the vessel; The Untold story of the... View more info

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Sea Power Ashore and in the Air

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Halstead Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3278

ISBN: 1920831452

Condition: Very Good


1920831452 320 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Leading historians look back over more than one hundred years to show how navies have often made a critical difference to the fighting ashore and the contest for mastery in the air. Topics treated in detail include: The naval air war over Galipoli, Japan's joint operation in China in 1895, Air defence of naval and amphibious forces in the Falklands, Australian naval pilots and air mobile helicopter operations in Vietnam, German Navy land campaigns of WWII, THe US Navy in the capture of Okinawa, Submarine... View more info

Image for Time Magazine August 1, 1969 Sen. Edward Kennedy: Death of M.J. Kopechne

Time Magazine August 1, 1969 Sen. Edward Kennedy: Death of M.J. Kopechne

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Time, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1690

ISBN: B001AOLZHW

Condition: Good


B001AOLZHW 76 pages. Features: Ohio's polluted Cuyahoga River - with photo of it on fire; Colour photos of President Nixon welcoming the Apollo 11 astronauts back to earth; The Mysteries of Chappaquiddick; Photo of Nixon with President Marcos of the Philippines; Stories on the aftermath of Apollo 11; Suez battles; The Chosen Prince of Spain; Kikuyu Suspect Njoroge; Color samples of pastel art by Robert Natkin and Richard Diebenkorn; Ruler of the Road - auto racer Jackie Stewart; Article on Japan's ascendancy; Photo of Laotian troops studying Mao; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. ... 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

Story of World War II

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Random Library: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23303949

ISBN: 0394802950

Condition: Fine


0394802950 193 pages including index. From the rise of Adolf Hitler to the surrender of Japan - here in one lavishly illustrated book is the engrossing story of the second world war. Intended for younger readers. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean, bright and unmarked. Attractive glossy colour illustrated boards. Minimal wear. Wonderful copy. View more info

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Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 105A0411

ISBN: 0195408608

Condition: Very Good


0195408608 262 pages. Index. Reference notes. "A collection of essays meant to bridge the distance and the language barriers that separate Canadian research on Japan from Japanese scholarship on Canada." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

The Right Time - British Columbia, North East Coal and Transportation Development

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Mitchell Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75203343

ISBN: 0888360347

Condition: Fine


0888360347 50 pages. Circa mid-1980s. "This is a book of images - fleeting moments in a construction project captured on film. "North East Coal" conjures up many different images: to those who negotiated sales agreements in Canada and Japan there is one set; to those who spent years styding and planning the development, other memories come to the fore; to those who worked on the construction projects across northern British Columbia there are other pictures; and to those who live in Tumbler Ridge and work in jobs created by the development yet still another set of images surface... View more info

Survival - The Story of a Life: 1942-2001 *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 2001

Edition: Third Printing (Revised)

Seller ID: 15103904

ISBN: 0969730713

Condition: Fine


0969730713 180 pages. Author's signature and inscription to Jim Munro, of Munro's Books, Victoria, upon front flyleaf. The graphic recollections of a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II. "Richard Sewell writes very well, the major publishing houses to which he sent the manuscript said so, but they were very sorry to have to say 'no' and pass it by - 'because it might possibly offend the Japanese, who are now, after all, our (business) friends and allies... Tackles squarely the question of why and how such systematic, deliberate, and intense cruelty was endemic in the Japanes tr... View more info

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

(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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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

Image for Criminals and their Scientists: The History of Criminology in International Perspective (Publications of the German Historical Institute)

Criminals and their Scientists: The History of Criminology in International Perspective (Publications of the German Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135G4475

ISBN: 0521810124

Condition: Fine


0521810124 492 pages. Index. Presents recent research on the history of criminology from the late eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries in Western Europe (Austria, Britain, France, Germany, Italy) and in Argentina, Australia, Japan, and the United States... Seeks to elucidate the relationship between criminological discourse and politics, society, and culture." - from preliminary page. View more info

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WAR: Survey of the Japanese Army, No. 37, February (Feb.) 6th, 1943

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Bennett, Lieut. Richard

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0384

Condition: Very Good


12 pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada March, 1943. Contents: Little Men, What Now? - Survey of the Japanese Army including two-page map of Japan's Asiatic Empire - where they were and where they are; The Role of the R.A.F. Regiment - They Guard the Airfields; Boot Quiz. Light wear. Unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Harpers Magazine, September (Sept.) 1930, No. 964 - Racketeers and Organized Labor

Harpers Magazine, September (Sept.) 1930, No. 964 - Racketeers and Organized Labor

By: Adamic, Louis; Hale, L.C.; Murray, G.; Adams, J.T.; Haldane, J.; Layman, G.; Ueland, B.; Dublin, L.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2841

Condition: Good


Pages 384-512 plus dozens of pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Racketeers and Organized Labor; Whoe Gets the Children - a wife's reflections on divorce; The New Stage Fright - talking pictures; The Real Value of the League of Nations; Is History a Fraud?; The Wallflower Complex; The Curious Statistics of Suicide; and much more. The following wonderful ads are worthy of mention: Nice Stetson Hats (for men) ad inside front cover; The Hotels Statler; Cadillac Motor Car Company - with illustration of their V-16-powered car; Japan Tourist Burea (color); Hawaii Tourist Bureau (color); and lastly a... View more info

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Adventures of Billie and Belinda in Tokyo

By: Adams, T.F.M.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Seihei Okuyama: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136C5073

Condition: Good


38 pages. Front flap of dust jacket laid inside front board. "Designed for children from four years of age to about 10, its authentic scenes of Japan and its people will both interest and educate... An amusing, refreshing and heart-warming story about two little Budgies who are visiting Japan with their Mistress, a charming old lady." - from front flap of dust jacket. Several two-page colour illustrations. Many monochrome illustrations. Stiff navy covers. Child's name neatly printed upon title page else unmarked. Half-inch opening to bottom edge of decorated front free endpaper.... View more info

Hokkaido Popsicle

By: Adamson, Isaac

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., William Morrow Paperbacks: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 56200077

ISBN: 0380812924

Condition: Fair


0380812924 329 pages. After an altercation with the director of Wildman for Geisha! - a movie based on ace reporter Billy Chaka's life - Chaka finds himself in Hokkaido on mandatory vacation... then the trouble begins. Above average wear. Moisture induced rippling to first several pages. Unmarked. View more info

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Where Life and Death Hold Hands

By: Allister, W.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Musson Book Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1333

ISBN: 0773722688

Condition: Good


0773722688 245 pages. Black and white illustrations. "On Christmas Day 1941, Hong Kong fell to the Japanese. William Allister, a young Canadian, was one of 10,000 prisoners captures that day... Like many who suffered in the camps, he returned home a troubled man. For the next forty years he would try to piece his life together, knowing one day he needed to return to Camp 3D in Kawasaki, Japan, to reclaim, resolve and understand." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. Moderate tanning to contents. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Newsweek Magazine, September (Sept.) 13, 1971 - Vietnam Combat Diary / The New Face of Adoption

Newsweek Magazine, September (Sept.) 13, 1971 - Vietnam Combat Diary / The New Face of Adoption

By: Alsop, Stewart; Morgenstern, Joseph; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4879

Condition: Good


122 pages. Features: Cover photo of New Jersey Couple Frank and Barbara Calabrese with adopted daughter Rachel; The New Face of Adoption; Vietnam combat diary; Sen. Strom Thurmond; New birth control techniques; Color photos of daily life on the Chinese Mainland; Can Wage-Price freezes work?; The Increasing Role of Computers in art - from music to poetry to visual works; One-page ad for Moneysworth with photo of Ralph Ginzburg; Dixie Takes the Bus; photo of burning school buses in Pontiac, Michigan; Reflecting on Black Panther George Jackson, killed in San Quentin recently; Sales of lottery ti... View more info

Image for Chinese / Shanghai Replica Advertising Poster for Polytanin Bottled Health Tonic

Chinese / Shanghai Replica Advertising Poster for Polytanin Bottled Health Tonic

By: Artist Unknown

Price: $395.00

Publisher: China, Publisher Unknown: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 669H3219

Condition: Very Good


Appears to be a 1970s or 1980s replica of the pre-WWII original. Features gorgeous smiling young lady in sleeveless red and white patterned dress seated at what appears to be a trendy restaurant table with white floral bouquet in background. Illustration of brown glass bottle of Polytanin in lower left corner. Polytanin, exported from Japan, was a 'eutrophic of amino acids'. Approximately 30" x 20". Crimped metal strips protect top and bottom edges. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A very attractive memento of 1930s Shanghai. Will be shipped in a sturdy mailing tube. View more info

Image for Arts of Asia  - January-February 1992

Arts of Asia - January-February 1992

By: Arts of Asia Publications

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Arts of Asia Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H4317

ISBN: B000JGVJ2I

Condition: Very Good


B000JGVJ2I 144 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Features: Japanese Sword Guards in the Vancouver Museum; Menuki - the magnificent miniatures of Japan; Zen philosophy in the Japanese tea ceremony; The Mingeikan Museum in Tokyo; "A Taste for the Orient" - Queen Mary II and the porcelain collection at Kengsington Palace; The Divine Couple in Himalayan Art; Sleeping Celadons of Vietnam; Prince and Princess Takamado at the Netsuke Convention in San Francisco; Collector's World; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Someone Had Blundered - The Story of the 'Repulse' and the 'Prince of Wales'

Someone Had Blundered - The Story of the 'Repulse' and the 'Prince of Wales'

By: Ash, Bernard

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847C8189

Condition: Good


267 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "... Will revive controversy about one of the most appalling naval tragedies of World War II - a tragedy that had, perhaps, more far-reaching consequences than any other... Tells the story of the passing of the capital ship, as well as the story of the end of Western ascendancy over the Far East." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Unmarked. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info