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THROUGH GATES OF SEOUL [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Adams, Edward B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seoul, Sahm-Bo Publishing Corporation: 1970

Order Number: 15838


Wear with chipping and small tears to both DJ's. A few pages of volume one a little wrinkled, as from minor dampstaining, but little affecting the contents or look; 242 photographs, including 63 in color, illustrate this comprehensive guide to Seoul; B&W and Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 393,410 pages View more info

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AN OFFICIAL GUIDE TO EASTERN ASIA Volume 3-North-Eastern Japan

By: Anonymous

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Imperial Japanese Government Railways: 1914

Order Number: 12324


Small closed tear to first map else in unusually nice condition ; Detailed guide to NE Japan on the eve of WWI. Top edge gilt; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 488 pages View more info

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POCKET GUIDE TO JAPAN

By: Anonymous

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Board of Tourist Industry Japanese Government Railways: 1935

Order Number: 12292


Slight wear to extremities and spine; Many illustrations, six maps within the text and one folding map in the rear enliven this detailed look at prewar Japan ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 182 pages View more info

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AN OFFICIAL GUIDE TO EASTERN ASIA Volume II-South-Western Japan

By: Anonymous

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Imperial Japanese Government Railways: 1914

Order Number: 17759


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Front hinge professionally repaired. Usual browning to endpapers. Else a very handsome copy with tight binding. ; Detailed guide to SW Japan on the eve of WWI; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 370 pages View more info

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THE NEW OFFICIAL GUIDE JAPAN

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan Travel Bureau, Inc.: 1966

Order Number: 15475


Flexible covers a bit loose. Previous owners name to front free endpaper. Kanto district map has closed tears ; Numerous fold-out maps and much information about bustling mid-60s Japan; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1102 pages View more info

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THE NEW OFFICIAL GUIDE JAPAN

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan Travel Bureau, Inc.: 1966

Order Number: 15476


Wear and chipping to DJ. Bookseller's sticker to front flap ; Numerous fold-out maps and much information about bustling mid-60s Japan; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1102 pages View more info

A HISTORY OF JAPANESE LITERATURE

By: Aston, W. G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1918

Order Number: 15878


Wear to extremities. Endpapers browned. Previous owner's info to front free endpaper. Binding not tight; Part of a series on great literature, this volume showcases authors from the Land of the Rising Sun ; Short Histories of the Literatures of the World; 8vo; 410 pages View more info

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THE COMING OF THE BARBARIANS The Opening of Japan to the West 1853-1870

By: Barr, Pat

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6450


Wear to DJ extremities, particularly top spine; When Commodore Perry sailed his four ships into Tokyo Bay in 1853, they found what was essentially a medieval kingdom. By 1870, Japan had entered the nineteenth century and the modern world; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 236 pages View more info

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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN [TWO VOLUMES]

By: Bisland, Elizabeth

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1906

Order Number: 1272


Previous owner's notes on front endpaper. Light rubbing to extremities; Brown boards with blindstamped vignette to front and gilt spine lettering ; 8vo; 475, 560 pages View more info

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JAPAN: ITS RESOURCES AND INDUSTRIES

By: Carus, Clayton D. ; McNichols, Charles Longstreth

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1089


Very minor shelfwear to extremities. Pull-out map a bit wrinkled; Profusely illustrated with high contrast b&w photographs on tan paper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 252 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN JAPAN Including the Whole Empire from Saghalien to Formosa

By: Chamberlain, Basil Hall; Mason, W. B.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1907

Edition: Eighth Edition

Order Number: 18070


Bright red boards with light rubbing to extremities and very lightly faded in one corner of back board. Light brown spots of discoloration to endpapers (not foxing). First and last few pages a bit darkened. Former owner's name on title page. Neat writing to back of each map (probably to avoid opening when not needed). ; Extensive ad section at rear. Chock full of maps, sketches, fold-outs; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 570, 32 pages View more info

Image for JAPAN AT FIRST HAND Her Islands, Their People, the Picturesque, the Real with Latest Facts and Figures on Their War-Time Trade Expansion and Commercial Outreach

JAPAN AT FIRST HAND Her Islands, Their People, the Picturesque, the Real with Latest Facts and Figures on Their War-Time Trade Expansion and Commercial Outreach

By: Clarke, Joseph I. C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6354


Some rubbing to extremities. Hinges cracked, first few pages loose. Small tear to top spine; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 482 pages View more info

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THE GREAT AMERICAN CUSTOMER

By: Crow, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1039


Minor browning to off-white covers. Internally NF ; Rare; 8vo; 252 pages View more info

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SAFARI BY JET

By: Del Rey, Maria (Sister)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6445


DJ with some rubbing to extremities and a bit browned ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

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STRANGE LANDS AND FRIENDLY PEOPLE

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1951

Order Number: 16820


DJ fraying. DJ back water stain. Blindstamp on front free end paper. Frontispiece dampstained not affecting picture. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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LE JAPON ENTRE LA TRADITION ET L'AVENIR

By: Duhamel, Georges

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Mercvre De France: 1953

Order Number: 1096


Spine and wraps sunned with some very small chips. Internally near fine with uncut pages; Profusely illustrated with numerous photographures ; 8vo; 175 pages View more info

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THE SUNNY SIDE OF ASIA

By: Elliott, Richard Maurice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Century: 1928

Order Number: 1087


Some fraying to top and bottom spine. Front hinge started. Previous owner's notes to front free endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 249 pages View more info

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UNFATHOMED JAPAN A Travel Tale in the Highways and Byways of Japan and Formosa

By: Foght, Harold and Alice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 182


Former owner's name on front endpaper. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 438 pages View more info

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UNFATHOMED JAPAN A Travel Tale in the Highways and Byways of Japan and Formosa

By: Foght, Harold and Alice

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6352


Former owner's name on half title page. Small blindstamp ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 438 pages View more info

UNFATHOMED JAPAN A Travel Tale in the Highways and Byways of Japan and Formosa

By: Foght, Harold and Alice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1928

Order Number: 15869


Previous owner's info inkstamped to front free endpaper ; A chronicle of the daily exploits of an American educator and his wife, travelling off the beaten track ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 438 pages View more info

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JAPAN TODAY People, Places, Power

By: Forbis, William H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17010


An extensive account on the country with maps on endpapers ; 8vo; 463 pages View more info

THE MIKADO'S EMPIRE [VOLUME TWO ONLY]

By: Griffis, William Elliot

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1906

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Order Number: 15879


Slight wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Occasional underlining. Binding could be tighter ; Volume one contains a history of Japan from 660 BC to 1872; volume two, personal experiences & observations, 1870-1875 and supplementary chapters bringing the story up to 1906. Consecutively paginated, volume two only ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 738 pages View more info

LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOSEPH HARDY NEESIMA

By: Hardy, Arthur Sherburne

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1892

Order Number: 1084


Minor rubbing to top and bottom spine. Small decorative bookplate; Top edge gilt. Tissue guarded steel engraving frontispiece. Binding tight ; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

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JAPAN An Attempt At Interpretation

By: Hearn, Lafacadio

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1904

Order Number: 6364


Very light rubbing to extremities; Decorative brown boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Tissue guarded color frontispiece; 8vo; 541 pages View more info

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JAPAN An Attempt At Interpretation

By: Hearn, Lafacadio

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1920

Order Number: 16934


Front boards with gilt lettering faded. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Light soiling to bottom spine. ; Decorative brown boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Tissue guarded color frontispiece; 8vo; 549 pages View more info