Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
 
 

Asia

 - 70 items found in your search
Asia
   -China
   -Southeast and Pacific
   -Southwest

Click on Title to view full description

 
61 Williams, John & G. Baxter (Engravings) A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands; With Remarks Upon the Natural History of the Islands Origin, Languages, Tradition, and Usages of the Inhabitants
New York D. Appleton & Company 1837 First American Edition Hardcover Fair 
Cambridge Library Collection - Religion; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 525 pages; The complete text with all engravings and fold-out map but with front board missing and rear board detached. Spinechipped at tail and overall brittle but with title lettering to original cloth remaining. Text block soundly bound; several signatures pulled and starting with some soiling and rubbing to the protruding page edges. Scattered moderated foxing and toning to pages. Coated pale yellow endpages prent and intact. Prior owner name and inscription dated 1838 to front endpage. Will benefit from recasing. Fair to good only thus. 
Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
62 Williams, Mark Post-Colonial Literatures in English: Southeast Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific, 1970-1992
New York G. K. Hall & Company 1996 0816173532 / 9780816173532 Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 370 pages; HC in original burgundy cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Snugly bound with clean unmarked text, but with ex-library indications including a superficial catalog label scar at spine and light attachments to endpages. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership indications but generally about VG. G+ thus 
Price: 45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
63 Xiao, Zhiwei & Yingjin Zhang Encyclopedia of Chinese Film
Routledge 1999 0415151686 / 9780415151689 Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 475 pages; Stout HC in original cloth. Solid copy with bright clean contents, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
64 Yi, Zheng Scarlet Memorial Tales Of Cannibalism In Modern China
Boulder, Colorado Westview Press 1996 0813326168 / 9780813326160 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs, Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; HC/DJ. 1st printing. Bright, tight, and very neat, with original pictorial dustjacket. Crisp fresh dust jacket. Superb copy appears and feels as new. F/F 
Price: 39.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
65 Yousof, Ghulam-Sarwar Dictionary of Traditional South-East Asian Theatre
Kuala Lumpur Oxford University Press 1994 9676530328 / 9789676530325 Hardcover Good+ 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 327 pages; This copy recased in cloth for use by an academic library; glossy pictorial cover from the paperback is mounted to the upper board. Bright, tight copy but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
66 Yutang, Lin (Ed. ) The Wisdom of China and India
New York Random House 1942 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1103 pages; Stout volume in publisher's black cloth with title design in red and gilt to spine. Pictorial dust jacket with $3.95 issue price to unclipped front flap. Snugly bound and clean. Publisher's top edge stain remains bright red with just a touch of dust dulling. Sust jacket has tiny chips fromt the corners and crown of spine panel. Jacket's spine panel is toned, with author and publisher lettering in black remaining bright but title lettering gilt to red panel generally washed out and largely indistinct. Much milder toning to the front and rear jacket panels. The nearly ubiquitous offset binder's glue stains in the gutters founfd in books of the 1935 - 1945 period. Not often seen in the true 1st edition, even harder to find in a solid dust jacketed example. Yutang's massive collection of Asian tales, verses and myths remains a standard work. NF/VG- 
Price: 125.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1 2 3   4  



Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie