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1 Ajalbert, Jean L'Indochine par les Francais
Paris Gallimard 1931 Fourth Edition 1/2 leather Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; HC in leather backed paper covered boards. Soundly bound copy has title lettering stamped in gilt to black leather spine. Several Saigon owner or bookseller ink stamps to lower corners of the first several leaves. Leather spine lightly rubbed at edges with shallow chipping from crown. Paper covered boards lightly edge and surface rubbed. Contents generally clean and soundly bound; a few scattered instances of pencil marginalia in the first 50 or so pages. Expected light general toning an superficial spotting to page stock, heavier to first and last few leaves. G++ to VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Anderson, Benedict Richard O'Gorman Mythology and the Tolerance of the Javanese
Ithaca Cornell Modern Indonesia Project Publications 1969 Second Printing Paperback Good+ 
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 77 pages; 2nd printing. Oversize paperback in matte, title lettered covers. Light shelf soiling to covers and a pair of closed tears to binding paper over the spine panel. G+ 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 Benson, Stella The Little World
London Macmillan 1932 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 317 pages; in original dark red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Soundly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Prior owner's initials pencilled to front endpage and small book dealer sticker to rear pastedown. Includes b&w illustrations. Solid unmarked copy. VG+ 
Price: 11.50 USD
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4 Davis, John Francis The Chinese, a General Description of China and its Inhabitants; Four Volumes in Two, Including the Supplementary Volume
London Charles Knight & C. Cox 1850 New edition, revised and enlarged Hardcover Very Good- 
Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Uniformly bound 4 volumes in 2. 16mo in ribbed green cloth with rules and decorative borders in blind to boards, triple ruled bands and titles in gilt to spine. Variously published by Charles Knight and C. Cox with Vol I showing an 1851 date and C. Cox masthead while the other 3 volumes bear 1845/46 Knight publishing details. Likely bound in 1851 by Cox after he assumed responsibility of publication. Snugly bound and clean; shallow chip to the cloth at crown of volume I/II. Uniform light browning to cloth at spines. Large "literary society" bookplates of an east coast college are mounted to the front pastedowns. Mild fray to the cloth along the rear spine edge of Vol III/IV. Illustrated with some 55 - 60 woodcuts in text. Nice uniformly bound set includes the Supplementary Volume [IV]. VG- ... Larger set may require additional charges for international or expedited shipping. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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5 De Haan, B. & F. D. K. Bosch; J. Ph. Vogel; P. V. Van Stein Callenfels Publicaties Van Den Oudheidkundigen Dienst In Nederlandsch-indie - I. ; Tjandi Kidal; the Earliest Sanskrit Inscriptions of Java; De Mintaraga-Basreliefs Aan De Oud-Javaansch Bouwwerken
Batavia; Jakarta Albrecht & Co 1925 First Edition Hardcover Good 
60 plates; photos, elevations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 53 pages; Folio sized HC in original brown cloth backed, paper covered boards; titles lettered in dark brine to quarter cloth spine and in brown to the upper board. 1st edition. Collects three papers and their respective illustrations. Tjandi Kidal; the Earliest Sanskrit Inscriptions of Java; De Mintaraga-Basreliefs Aan De Oud-Javaansch Bouwwerken. Vogel's paper on Sanskrit inscriptions is in English; the others are in Dutch. 60 full page plates at rear include photographs of Kidal, of basreliefs, and of artifacts as well as architectural sections and elevations. Contnets shaken and text block detached and laid in boards. Light to moderate toning to board surfaces and some stress to cloth at extremities. Endpages heavily toned; contents generally bright and clean. Should be rebacked. Good only thus. ... Oversize book will require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Drs. R. Mohammad Ali & F. Bodmer & Ali Sadikin Djakarta Through the Ages
Djakarta Government of the Capital City of Djakarta 1970 B002OKG22E First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photograph and Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 154 pages; Very large, folio sized HC in original dust jacket. 1st edition, in a limited edition of 2000 copies. Illustrated with period and cotemporarty photographs, decorative drawings etc. Original paper covered boards lightly shelf rubbed at edges; shelf bump of moderate degree to tail of spine. Front hinge tender. Dust jacket rubbed with small chips and closed short tears at edges. Flap folds a bit stressed and not crisp in the folds. G++/G++ ... Oversize book willrequire additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Eri, V. The Crocodile
Australia Jacaranda Press 1970 0582785499 / 9780582785496 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages; 1970 Jacaranda Press Hardcover in dust jacket. 1st edition and 1st printing. Bright, snug copy feels and appears unread. No marks. Crisp edged pictorial dust jacket has a few trivial spots of rub at edges. Handsome copy; nearly as new. F/NF 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Friend, Donald Donald Friend in Bali
London & Sydney Collins 1972 0002111705 / 9780002111706 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Color Plates and line drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 107 pages; Square, snug and neat in publisher's black cloth title lettered in gilt to spine. Original wraparound, pictorial, glossy dust jacket is bright and clean with just light shelf rub/evidence to edges. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of Friend's paintings and B&W line drawings. Tightly bound and clean; no marks. F/VG+ 
Price: 95.00 USD
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9 Gardi, ReneĢ Tambaran: an Encounter with Cultures in Decline in New Guinea
London Constable 1960 First English Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Drawings & Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages; 1960 Constable Co HC/DJ 1st edition. Bright tight and exceotionally fresh. No marks. Appears unread. Hint of shelf evidence DJ edges, but by and large about as new. F/NF- 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10 Gibson, Walter M. The Prison of Weltevreden; and a Glance At the East Indian Archipelago
New York J. C. Riker 1853 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages; 1st edition. In publisher's original impressed brown cloth boards but with a library rebacking of red cloth tape. Titlt lettering at spine hand written in white. The boards ar fresh with only light rub at tips. The contents are quite neat, snugly bound and well preserved. A few plates with toning offset from facing text. Original endpages present and intact but somewhat scarred by carefully removed bookplates and card pocket. Presumably the spine backstrip is missing. Still this copy is an excellent candidate for a more attractive rebacking. The contents are nearly Fine. Overall, though Good only in present condition. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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11 Gowing, Peter G Islands under the Cross; The story of the Church in the Philippines
Manila National Council of Churches in the Philippines 1967 Hardcover Good 
Maps; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 286 pages; HC soundly bound in rebound heavy library grade buckram cloth with titles stamped in white to spine. Contents clean and unmarked, but with ex-library indications including a catalog lettering at spine and light attachments to endpages. Illustrated with maps. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership. G to G+ thus 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Hefner, Robert W. Civil Islam Muslims and Democratization in Indonesia
Princeton Princeton University Press 2000 0691050473 / 9780691050478 Paperback Very Good+ 
Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Snugly bound and very neat. No marks. A single page is corner creased to mark place. Mild curl to the cover at the front edge. VG+ 
Price: 9.50 USD
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13 Holmes, Glenn and Robert Edden The Heritage Of Australian Birds - The Indigenous Bird Families Of The Australian Region
Australia Currawong Press 1982 0908001363 / 9780908001361 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 2nd printing. Signed twice on the title page by the book's illustrator, Robert Edden, once with personal inscription and date and once without. Snug, clean copy in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with just superficial shelf rub to edges. Illustrated throughout with full page color reproductions of Edden's paintings of Australia's birds. Nice copy. VG++/VG++ or better 
Price: 22.50 USD
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14 Morannte, P. C. and Frank Ruiz (Photographs) Manila from the Air
Manila Intl. Airport Aviation Publication, Inc 1957 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Photographs, aerial; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 40 pages; No date given (circa 1957). Aviation Publication, Inc. ; Manila. Larger format paperback in saddle stapled, glossy pictorial covers. Contents are laid out in landscape rather than vertical format. Stated 1st edition. Likely issued 1957/58 as photographs show the construction of the new terminal building and the temporary international terminal. Sound clean copy; no marks. Illustrated throughout with b&w photographs by Frank Ruiz and by the Tourist Authority. Light handling rub to cover edges and mild soiling to covers. Binding staples show minor rust at the center fold mid-book. Scarce historical/promotional booklet on the earliest period of post independence aviation in the Philippines. No copies located held by libraries or institutions searched by Worldcat. VG 
Price: 85.00 USD
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15 Peri, A. Penitent; (George Cullen Pearson) Flights Inside and Outside Paradise.
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1886 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound in a striking design of brown cloth with Japanese character "types" in white to the full surface of the cloth and title lettering in red a Japanese inflected font. Sound decent copy but with cloth at spine dulled and fading. Light shelf bumping to boards at corners and with crimping and pull to cloth at spine ends. Prior ownership bookplate of the Metzger Institute Library, a short lived women's college that was part of Dickinson College from 1881 - 1912. Small paper catalog labels at spine. Twi signatures mid-book sprung and starting at front edge. Author's recollections and memories of residence in Japan. Decent copy. G+ 
Price: 65.00 USD
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16 Perry, W. J. The Megalithic Culture of Indonesia.
Manchester :: New York Manchester University Press; Longmans, Green & Co. 1918 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Ethnological Series # III; folding map; line ills & photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; 1918 Manchester University Press. HC 1st edition. Original blue cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Cloth a little rubbed with mild stress at spine ends. Binding sound. Illustrated with fold-out map frontis, in text illustrations in line and some photographs. A prior owner surname penned neatly to front endpage. A Dutch bookseller label at front corner of pastedown, over which is placed a vintage Weiser bookseller label. One or two pages observed with an underscore and single word notation in pen. Some light scattered foxing. Generally sound and neat. VG- to VG. Uncommon in the original edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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17 Pigeaud, Theodore G. Th Javanese and Balinese manuscripts and some codices written in related idioms spoken in Java and Bali Descriptive catalogue, with examples of Javanese ... orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland)
Wiesbaden Franz Steiner 1975 3515019642 / 9783515019644 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine 
Facsimile pages; folding map; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 340 pages; 1975 Franz Steiner. Larger format HC in black cloth with titles at spine and cover design brightly in gilt. Binding snug and contents very neat. No marks. Appears unread. Issued without dust jacket. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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18 Rattanamoli, Phra Thep & James B. Pruess (Trans. ) The That Phanom Chronicle; A Shrine History and its Interpretation
Ithaca Cornell University 1976 0877271046 / 9780877271048 First Edition Paperback Good+ 
Data Paper Number 104; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 86 pages; Oversize paperback in original title lettered covers. Soundly bound and generally clean - though with ex-library indications including a bookplate to the front patedown and attachments to rear endpages. It appears the library had attached some external folder to the covers with a pair of staple punctures to top and bottom edges of covers and traces of adhesive tape to the spine edges. Binding a bit cocked in the spine. Contents bright and clean; no marks to the text. Uncommon. G++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 49.50 USD
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19 Ryan, Peter (editor) Encyclopaedia of Papua and New Guinea; [Complete] in 3 Volumes
Melbourne, Australia Melbourne University Press in Association With the University of Papua and New Guinea 1972 0522840256 / 9780522840254 Hardcover Good+ 
Maps, photographs; tables; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Complete in 3 hardcover volumes. Bound in original green cloth with titles and designs in gilt. Ex-library example from the reference section, with bookplates to front pastedowns, labels to spines, thin reference indicator paper tape along the top edges of the boards. Soundly bound and generally clean. Large fold-out map in pocket at rear of Vol 3, which includes Gazetteer and Index for the work. Illustrated throughout with photographs, figures and tables. Aside from ex-library ownership indications - a generally VG example. ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Schreiner, Alfred Institutions Annamites En Basse-Cochinchine Avant La Conquete Francaise Tomes I, II, & III
Saigon Claude & Co 1900 First Edition Hardcover Good 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 3 volumes. A married set, with Vols 2 & 3 in matched bindings of half leather and marbled paper boards; Vol I is bound in a full chromed leather binding. Vol I is bound with the text ending at page 288, thus missing the final 72 pages of the text. 288 (of 340) ; 324; 322, xlvii pp. Vols II & III complete. All volumes attractively bound. Vols II & III have period ink stamps of Saigon based institutions to front matter and one or two pages mid book: "Cochinchine ** Francaise ** [illegible] des Officiers" ; "Reunion des Officiers de Cochinchine." Scattered mild margin empasis marks and occasional mild underlining in latter 2 volumes. Titles brightly in gilt to spines of all 3, tooled to leather of II & III and on a faux morocco label of the 1st volume. Vols II & III trimmed for binding and nearly an inch shorter than the first Volume. Flawed example of the uncommon original edition in 3 volumes. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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