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The Traveller's Malay Pronouncing Hand-Book.
1 The Traveller's Malay Pronouncing Hand-Book.
Fraser & Neave Ltd 1911 5th or later Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Small hardcover with cloth covered boards, some darkening to top edge but otherwise Very Good. Tenth edition, pp 282, xxvi, index. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
 
The Singapore Story: A Reconstruction of one of the Greatest Catastrophes in British Military History, from Official Dispatches and Eye-Witness Accounts., Attiwill, Kenneth.
2 Attiwill, Kenneth. The Singapore Story: A Reconstruction of one of the Greatest Catastrophes in British Military History, from Official Dispatches and Eye-Witness Accounts.
Frederick Muller Ltd. 1959 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 
Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some discoloured areas to rear and small closed tears repaired internally but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 253, b&w illustrations, maps on end papers, index. A Reconstruction of one of the Greatest Catastrophes in British Military History, from Official Dispatches and Eye-Witness Accounts. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
China in Old Photographs 1860-1910., Beers, Burton F.
3 Beers, Burton F. China in Old Photographs 1860-1910.
Dorset Press, 1981. 0880290005 1981 0880290005 / 9780880290005 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Large hardback, in Very Good condition, dustwrapper chipped and repaired but in Good condition, now with clear archival wrap. Second edition? pp 160, b&w illustrations. A look at China in the late 19th to early 20th century. S6. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
The Door Marked Malaya., Crawford, Oliver.
4 Crawford, Oliver. The Door Marked Malaya.
Rupert Hart-Davis 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Hardcover in Very Good condition with edge rubbed dustwrapper with some small closed tears repaired internally and in otherwise Very Good condition, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp 237, b&w map. A story of national service with The Somerset Light Infantry during the communist troubles in Malaya. Scarce. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Wandering Student in the Far East Volume 2., Earl of Ronaldshay
5 Earl of Ronaldshay The Wandering Student in the Far East Volume 2.
Blackwood & Son 1908 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover with some slightly roughcut pages but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 360, b&w illustrations, index. Volume 2 only 
Price: 60.00 GBP
 
 
A Revised Flora of Malaya: An Illustrated Systematic Account of the Malayan Flora, Including Commonly Cultivated Plants, Volume 1: Orchids of Malaya., Holttum, R. E.
6 Holttum, R. E. A Revised Flora of Malaya: An Illustrated Systematic Account of the Malayan Flora, Including Commonly Cultivated Plants, Volume 1: Orchids of Malaya.
Government Printing Office, Singapore 1957 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Large hardcover with red leatherette over boards and gilt motif and titles, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper has some slight edge rubbing and some small closed tears repaired internally, slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very good condition. Second edition, pp vi,759, colour frontis and three other colour plates plus numerous line drawings throughout, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
 
 
Ancestor-Worship and Japanese Law., Hozumi, Nobushige.
7 Hozumi, Nobushige. Ancestor-Worship and Japanese Law.
Books For Libraries Press, 1973. 1973 2nd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardback, with gilt title to spine, in Very Good+ condition. Second revised edition, pp xxx, 198, index. A look at ancestor worship, religion and politics in Japan. S23. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology; Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality, Joseph Needham
8 Joseph Needham Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology; Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality
Cambridge University Press 1997 0521085713 / 9780521085717 4th Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 
Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. Fourth edition, pp xxxii, 517, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; paper and printing; textiles; mining and metallurgy; the salt industry; and ceramics). THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
 
 
Japanese Views and Characters. (3 Volumes), Kozaburo, Tamamura.
9 Kozaburo, Tamamura. Japanese Views and Characters. (3 Volumes)
Unknown publisher, c.1900s. Presumed 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
3 Volumes Complete: Hardcover with hand painted linen boards. First editions? 24 hand coloured collotypes, captioned in English and with tissue guards. A rare collection of photographs from Japan in the early 1900s. SCARCE. Counter Shelf. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
 
 
Englishmen & Satsuma (Japanese Edition)., Miyazawa, Shinichi.
10 Miyazawa, Shinichi. Englishmen & Satsuma (Japanese Edition).
Takishobou Shuppan (1988) 4924752061 1988 4924752061 / 9784924752061 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardback in dark blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. With a yellow slipcase with black lettering. Pp206. Limited edition (2000 Copies printed in 1988.) SCARCE COPY. With b&w illustrations and a colour illustration by Robert Barnes entitles Sakurajima. Fold out line drawing of the bombardment of Kagosima, from the Illustrated London News. The story of British relations with Satsuma. S20. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
 
 
Lafcadio Hearn in Japan., Noguchi, Yone.
11 Noguchi, Yone. Lafcadio Hearn in Japan.
Mitchell Kennerly 1911 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Very Good Book 
Japanese side stitched binding, illustrated textured paper covers and small pieces of silk at head and foot of spine, in Fine condition, publishers original folding card case with cloth title labels, hinges fragile but still intact and complete and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, second printing, pp 177 frontispiece, b&w illustrations throughout appendix. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
 
 
China, 1900: The Eyewitnesses Speak., Sharf, Frederic A & Harrington, Peter.
12 Sharf, Frederic A & Harrington, Peter. China, 1900: The Eyewitnesses Speak.
Greenhill, 2000. 1853674109 2000 1853674109 / 9781853674105 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 
Hardcover in Fine condition, with slightly edgworn dustwrapper which is in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 256, b&w plates and diagrams, bibliography, index. The Boxer Rebellion as described by participants in letters, diaries and photographs. S13. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 


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