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A Revised Flora of Malaya: An Illustrated Systematic Account of the Malayan Flora, Including Commonly Cultivated Plants, Volume 1: Orchids of Malaya.

By: Holttum, R. E.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office, Singapore, 1957

Edition: 2nd Edition


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 INTER... View more info

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Ancestor-Worship and Japanese Law.

By: Hozumi, Nobushige.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Books For Libraries Press, 1973., 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition


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. View more info

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China in Old Photographs 1860-1910.

By: Beers, Burton F.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Dorset Press, 1981. 0880290005, 1981

Edition: 2nd Edition


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. View more info

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China, 1900: The Eyewitnesses Speak.

By: Sharf, Frederic A & Harrington, Peter.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Greenhill, 2000. 1853674109, 2000

Edition: 1st Edition


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. View more info

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Englishmen & Satsuma (Japanese Edition).

By: Miyazawa, Shinichi.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Takishobou Shuppan (1988) 4924752061, 1988

Edition: Limited Edition


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... View more info

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Japanese Views and Characters. (3 Volumes)

By: Kozaburo, Tamamura.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Unknown publisher, c.1900s., 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition


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. View more info

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Lafcadio Hearn in Japan.

By: Noguchi, Yone.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Mitchell Kennerly, 1911

Edition: 1st Edition


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. View more info

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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology; Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality

By: Joseph Needham

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1997

Edition: 4th Edition


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; pa... View more info

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The Door Marked Malaya.

By: Crawford, Oliver.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1958

Edition: 1st Edition


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. View more info

The Hong Kong Gift Book.

By: Stericker, John and Veronica.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Self-Published, 1954

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover in leather effect covers with gilt titles and illustration. With slight bump on right hand corner. Some discolouration to the front end paper, otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, 12 tipped in colour plates, 4 colour plates of Hong kong in 1946 in attached envelope to rear of book. With b&w, map of Hong Kong. With frontispiece photo of His Excellency Sir Alexander Grantham, Governor of Hong Kong since 1947. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1K... View more info

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The Singapore Story: A Reconstruction of one of the Greatest Catastrophes in British Military History, from Official Dispatches and Eye-Witness Accounts.

By: Attiwill, Kenneth.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd., 1959

Edition: 1st Edition


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. View more info

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The Traveller's Malay Pronouncing Hand-Book.

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Fraser & Neave Ltd, 1911

Edition: 5th or later Edition


Small hardcover with cloth covered boards, some darkening to top edge but otherwise Very Good. Tenth edition, pp 282, xxvi, index. View more info

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The Wandering Student in the Far East Volume 2.

By: Earl of Ronaldshay

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Blackwood & Son, 1908

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover with some slightly roughcut pages but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 360, b&w illustrations, index. Volume 2 only View more info