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The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

By: N/A

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005629

Condition: Near Fine


13 Volumes. Large hardcovers (36x26cm) in blue cloth, bound for the Library of The Gordon Highlanders, gilt titles on spines, Gordon Highlanders cap badge in gilt on front covers, some light shelfwear but overall in Near Fine condition. This large, complete and unique set of 13 volumes of the weekly London Illustrated News covers every aspect of the Second World War in great detail. Volume 1: 2 September - 30 December 1939, pp 614, Covers the first four months, including countless articles and illustrations mainly concerning the beginning of the Second World War which officially began the d... View more info

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Dogs of China and Japan in Nature and Art.

By: Collier, V.W.F.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006263

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in green cloth covers with gilt titles. With colour frontispiece of a Pekingese dog. With Some foxing on the FEP, Hand cut pages, some still uncut. With index, pp xix 206, with b&w illustrations and nine colour plates. Chapters include: The Chinese Lion, Symbolism of the Buddhist and Lamaist Lion. Historical references to dogs of Pekingese type, Evolution of the Chinese Pekingese type, The Chinese Pug, The Japanese dogs, The Chinese lion dog, Toy dogs in Chinese art, and more. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE ... View more info

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At the Edge of Empire: The Life of Thomas Blake Glover.

By: Gardiner, Michael.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2007. 9781841585444: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 633

ISBN: 1841585440

Condition: As New


Hardback in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. First edition, ppvii, 229. With b&w illustrations, acknowledgments, list of illustrations, list of works consulted, glossary, place names and index. Born in Aberdeenshire in 1838, Thomas Blake Glover was a widely travelled merchant and a key figure in the industrialisation of Japan. Using material which has only recently become available, Gardiner's biography of this remarkable man offers a balanced view of his legacy. S7. View more info

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Wonder Tales of Old Japan.

By: Henderson, B.L.K. & Calvert, C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Philip Allan, & Co: 1924

Seller ID: 006170

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in grey cloth covers, some shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition. With dustwrapper, markes on the cover, shelf wear, otherwise in Good Condition. In a clear archival wrapper, with pp229, b&w and colour illustrations. Wonder Tales of Old Japan. 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

Seller ID: 1471

Condition: Near Fine


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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Japanese Views and Characters. (3 Volumes)

By: Kozaburo, Tamamura.

Price: £400.00

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

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1271

Condition: Near Fine


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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Englishmen & Satsuma (Japanese Edition).

By: Miyazawa, Shinichi.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Takishobou Shuppan (1988) 4924752061: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1283

ISBN: 4924752061

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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A Scottish Collection - Treasures From Aberdeen Art Gallery.

By: No Author.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Japan Association of Art Museums, 2000: 2000

Seller ID: 006074

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in green cloth boards, in Near Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Near Fine condition. With colour and b&w illustrations. Written in English and Japanese. A Scottish Collection - Treasures From Aberdeen Art Gallery. Japanese art. View more info

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Lafcadio Hearn in Japan.

By: Noguchi, Yone.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Mitchell Kennerly: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004488

Condition: Near Fine


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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Pack and Follow.

By: Packer, Joy.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1945

Seller ID: 007621

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in light blue cloth covers, in Very Good condition. No dustwrapper, with pp vii, 351, with b&w illustrations. One person's adventure in four different worlds. The author's first book of memoirs, her early years in South Africa, her time as a journalist in London and then as a naval wife, following her husband in his postings to China, Japan, Turkey, Greece and Yuogoslavia in the appproach to WW2. View more info