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1 ABBOTT, Jack China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners.
Leavitt, Lord, & Co / Crocker & Brewster, New York / Boston, 1835, 
[ABBOTT, Jack]. China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners. Written for Abbott's Fireside Series. New York : Published by Leavitt, Lord, & Co., 132 Broadway / Boston : Crocker & Brewster, 1835. First Edition.Pp [1]-264. 12mo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Marco Polo. II. Canton. III. Difficulties. IV. The English Embassy. V. The English Embassy – Continued. VI. Introduction of the Bible. Damage to corner of pp. 181-184 affecting a dew words, spine ends worn, corners bumped,cloth rubbed and smudged, pencil marks and name to endpapers, some foxing, else good. 125.00

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Jakarta : A History. First Edition, ABEYASEKERE, Susan
2 ABEYASEKERE, Susan Jakarta : A History. First Edition
Oxford University Press, Singapore [et al], 1987, ISBN:0195826884 1987 0195826884 / 9780195826883 
ABEYASEKERE, Susan. Jakarta : A History. Singapore [et al] : Oxford University Press, 1987. Pp (4),[v]-xvii,(3),[3]-280,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated grey paper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in blue, orange, pale yellow, white and black.

"This study of Jakarta presents the first general history of the city. It follows two main themes. One is the clash between dream and reality. For nearly 400 years, governments have wanted Jakarta to be the show-piece for their policies in the Indonesian archipelago. From 1619 until 1949, the Dutch saw the city as a European enclave displaying the gifts of good government and modern technology which they brought to their East Indies. After independence, President Sukarno lavished attention on his capital, hoping to make it the pride of the nation and the Beacon of the New Emerging Forces. Since Sukarno's fall, the New Order Government has channelled investment into Jakarta and carried through extensive modernization plans in line with its general aim of economic development for Indonesia. This book looks at the consequences of those centuries of policies for Jakarta, and in particular for the vast majority of its inhabitants who have always been too poor to fit into plans for the city.

The other main theme is the rich complexity of Jakarta's population. For centuries the city grew relatively slowly, and immigrant groups of Chinese, Arabs, Europeans and Indonesians from all over the archipelago mingled to produce unique cultural forms. In the last 40 years, that intricate web has been torn apart by political changes and massive waves of Indonesian immigrants who are still struggling to create their own urban culture in a predominantly rural country." (from the back cover).

Contents :
Part I - The Old Masters.
1. Company Town: Early Origins tn 1800.
2. The Colonial City: Batavia in the Nineteenth Century.
3. Batavia, 1900-1942: The Colonial City under Challenge.

Part II - Interregnum.
4. Japanese Occupation and the Struggle for independence. 1942-1949.

Part III - The New Masters.
5. Sukarno's Jakarta: 1950-1965.
6. Jakarta under Sadikin and His Successors: 1966-1985.

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3 ABKHAZI, Peggy JACKMAN, S.W., ed. and intro. Curious Cage : A Shanghai Journal, 1941-1945. signed pbk.
Sono Nis Press, Victoria, BC, 1981, ISBN:0919462898 
ABKHAZI, Peggy. A Curious Cage : A Shanghai Journal, 1941-1945 . Edited with an introduction by S.W. Jackman. Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1981. Pp. (8),9-143,(1), + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. The author's journal of her time spent in a Japanese-controlled internment camp for "Enemy Subjects" in Shanghai during the Second World War. Brown spotting to covers, tail of spine nicked, else vg. Signed and inscribed yb the author on the first leaf. 30.00

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4 Acadia University Acadia Athenaeum. Vol. 44, No. 5, June 1918.
Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S., 1918, 
(Acadia University). The Acadia Athenaeum. Vol. XLIV, No. 5, June 1918. Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University, 1918. Pp 267-338,+ 14 plates. 8vo, grey card covers. Contents : Ode to the Class; Duty to the Returned Soldier; Patriotism; Le Lievre Mousse; The Problem of the Oriental in Canada; Editorial; Athenaeum Competition; Acadia Seminary Anniversary; Academy Closing; Academy Notes; Class Prophecy; The Seniors of '18; Class Honor Roll; Members of the Graduating Class; Class History; Valedictory; The Year in the Societies;Acadia's Honor Roll. Tears to spine ends and edges, front cover partly det ached, smudged, adds on inside covers printed upside-down, else good only. As is. 25.00

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5 AFENDRAS, Evangelos A., and Eddie C.Y. Kuo (eds). Language and Society in Singapore.
Singapore University Press, Singapore, 1980, ISBN:9971690179 
AFENDRAS, Evangelos A., and Eddie C.Y. Kuo (eds). Language and Society in Singapore. (Singapore) : Singapore University Press, (1980). Pp (8),[1]-300.Index. 8vo, orange card covers, lettered in black. “Singapore is a multili ngual society with a variety of languages and dialects. Language is a majorfactor not only in social interaction but also in social policy planning. In recent years a number of studies have been undertaken which probe aspects of language use or choice in the social contexts of Singapore. These studies span several disciplines, methodologies and areas of focus, but they all converge on the role and function of language in the Singapore society. This volume brings together the theoretical analyses and empirical findings available. The areas covered are the sociolinguistic classification of the community, language and the major institutions, and language policy and language shift. There is also an integrative overview and a bibliographic analysis of works on the sociology of language in Singapore.” (from the back cover). Spine sunned to yellow,, light edgewear, else very good. 25.00

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6 Africa) Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together with a Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, Lakes and Mountains of the "Dark Continen
James Sangster and Co., London, 1890, 
(Africa). Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together witha Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, L akes and Mountains of the "Dark Continent." London : James Sangster and Co., n.d. [1890?]. Pp (6),[5]-396, frontispiece. Numerous wood engravings in text (some full-page). Large 8vo, lavender cloth, front board and spine illustrated and lettered in gilt, black and red. Contents : Introduction. 1. Adventures of James Bruce—Adventures of Mungo Park—The Niger Expedition, and its Failure. 2. Samuel Crowther, the Negro Missionary—Captain Burton's Criticisms—Speke and the Victoria Nyanza—Sir Roderick Murchison-Baker and the Albert Nyanza. 3. Great Revival of Religion—Missions Resulting from it—The Remarkable Career of James Wilson-The "Duff"—Martyn, Morrison, Patteson, Heber, Williams, Smith, and Moffat. 4. David Livmgstone—His Birth—Hardships ofhis Career—Resolves to be a Missionary—Goes to Ongar—Arrives at the Cape—H istory of the Country and its Inhabitants. 5. Adventure with a Lion—Missionary Wanderings— The Bakwains — Sechele — Description of the Country—The Boers. 6. Missionary Work—Relics of Animal Worship—Removal to Chonuane—Baptismof Sechele—Ravages of the Tsetse—A Pleasant River Trip—Discovery of Lake N gami. 7. Livingstone and the Great Chief Sebituane - He Mourns his Death - Discovery of th Zambesi in Mid-Africa - The Suppression of Slavery—Return to the Cape. 8. Journey of Exploration— Kuruman—Sechele—Sekeletu—Flora and Fauna—Life amongst the Natives—Female Chieftains Interviewed—A faint Tradition of the Deluge. 9. Journeyings continued—At Shinte's Village — Native Smiths—Bechuana Vocabulary - Difficulties in the Way—The Ocean Reached—What they said in England. 10. At Loanda— Monteiro's Description of the West Coast—The Journey back—Arrival at Linyanti—Results of the Journey. 11. Moffat inwSearch of Livingstone—Affecting Meeting with a Dropsical King—Brave and H onourable Conduct of Natives—Stores for Livingstone safely deposited. 12. Off to the East Coast - The Victoria Falls - Threatening Attitude of Natives- Sekwebu's Suicide—The Gospel of Commerce. 13. The Return of Livingstone— His Reception in London, Manchester, and other Centres - Prospects of Mission Work. 14. A Great Farewell Meeting—Setting out again for Africa—A DeadlyRegion—Hippopotami Hunters—A Climb over Burning Rocks. 15. Up the Shire - Animal Life on the River—Discuvery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa - The Brewing of African Beer—Funerals and Wedding Processions. 16. At t the Victoria Falls—A Royal Leper—Natives Discuss the Resurrection—Narrow Escape from aTerrible Whirlpool—Livingstone Lost by his Party—A Storm on Lake Nyassa. 1 7. The Return of the Wanderer—Publication of the "Zambesi and its Tributaries - Setting out to Africa for the Last Time. 18. Henry Stanley's Early History - The "New York Herald" Expedition—Its Equipment at Zanzibar - A Marchto the Land of the Moon. 19. Stanley describes Livingstone — They Feast to gether — Stanley's Return — Lieutenant Cameron's Travels and Adventures. 20. Death of Livingstone—Arrival of the Body at Southampton—Impressive Reception - Funeral at Westminster Abbey, 21. Emin Pasha.—The Relief Expedition—Privations and Sufferings on the March—Meeting with Emin—Stanley's Return for the Rearguard—Homeward March—Accident to Emin - Stanley's Safe Arrival atZanzibar—Telegram from the Queen. 22. Gordon and Emin Pasha—Gordon's Early Career—He goes to the Crimea—Chinese Gordon—In the Soudan—The Two Heroes—G ordon's Death. Cloth rubbed and edgeworn, title page detaching, with two first prize for attendance bookplates dated 1891, else good. 50.00

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7 ALEXIS, André Childhood. FirstEdition, signed by author
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1998, ISBN:0771006659 
ALEXIS, André. Childhood. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (12),3-265,(5). 8vo, photo-illustrated beige and black card covers, with French flaps. Winner of the Chapters First Novel Award and the Trillium Prize. "Childhood is André's Alexei's beeatifully ceafted début novel. It is a story about love, about memory - and forgiveness -about the persistence, the potency of the past. Set in a Southern Ontario town close tothe U.S. border in the '50s and '60s, and in Ottawa in the years that foll ow, the story is narrated by Thomas MacMillan. Through his clear-eyed vision and his unsentimental ordering of events, we meet a cast of brilliantly drawn characters. Among them are: Edna MacMillan, Thomas's volatile, unpredictable Trinidadian grandmother; and Katarina, the mother, who left him at birth, and ten years later, in the company of the sinister Mr. Mataf, swoopshim up and takes him from Petrolia. Soon after, we meet the unforgettable Henry Wing, a Black man with Chinese blood, a gentle conjuror who lives in faded Victorian splendour, and whose life work as a self-sttyled scientist is collecting esoteric facts of the natural world." - from front flap. Verygood. Signed, without inscription, by the author on title page. 30.00

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8 ALI, Salim REID-HENRY, David SCHOLZ, Robert BARRUEL, Paul Birds of Sikkim. 2nd imp in dj.
Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1989, ISBN:0195623347 
ALI, Sálim. The Birds of Sikkim . With coloured plates by David Reid-Henry,Robert Scholz and Paul Barruel, and line drawings by Paul Barruel and Walt er Ahrens. Delhi: Oxford University Press, (1989). Second Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xxx,(2),[1]-414,(2), + 24 p. of plates (most of which are in colour). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Athorough ornithological field manual for the Sikkim region of northern Ind ia, near the Chinese border, encompassing much of the Himalayas. "Over 400 species are described in detail, and much of the information has never beenpublished elsewhere". -from the dj. Dr. Ali died in 1987. Gift inscription to ffep, light edge bumping, else very good in lightly rubbed, nicked dust jacket. 30.00

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9 ALLADINA, Safder, and Viv EDWARDS (eds.). DALPHINIS, Morgan NAMIE, Yoshiko KHAN, Farhat Multilingualism in the British Isles. 2 : Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Longman, London and New York , 1991, ISBN:0582063655 
ALLADINA, Safder, and Viv EDWARDS (eds.). Multilingualism in the British Isles. 2 : Africa, the Middle East and Asia. London and New York : Longman, (1991). First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,[1]-278,(2). Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. In the Longman Linguistics Library series. Contents : 1. Many people, many tongues (by Viv Edwards and Safder Alladina). Part one – West Africa and the Caribbean. 2. The West African speech communities (byMorgan Dalphinis). 3. The Afro-English Creole speech community (by Morgan Dalphinis). 4. The Kweyol speech community (by Hubisi Nwenmely). Part two: South Asia. 5. The Bengali speech community (by Jyoti Husain). 6. The Gujarati speech community (by Jagdish Dave). 7. The Hindi speech community (by Mahendra K. Verma). 8. The Punjabi speech community (by V. K. Mahandru). 9. The Urdu speech community (by Farhat Khan). 10. The Sri Lankan speech communities: The Sinhala speech community (by Lakshmi de Zoysa), The Tamil speech community (by Gnani Perinpanayagam). Part three: East Asia. 11. The Filipino speech community (by Amy Thompson). 12. The Japanese speech community (by Yoshiko Namie). 13. The Hong Kong Chinese speech community (by Lornita Yuen-Fan Wong). 14. The Singaporean and Malaysian speech communities (by Ronald Chan). 15. The Vietnamese Chinese speech community (by Lornita Yuen-FanWong). Part four: The Middle East. 16. The Farsi (Persian) speech communit y (by Shahla Taheri White). 17. The Hebrew speech community (by Judy Keiner). Back cover smudged, else very good. 30.00

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10 ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.) Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology,Volume 41, Number 4
Societ for Historical Archaeology, 2007, 
ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.). Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology, Volume 41, Number 4. N.pl. : Society for Historical Archaeology, 2007. Pp (6),1-212,(6). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo,illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Archaeologica l Evidence of Economic Activities at an Eighteenth-Century Frontier Outpostin the Western Great Lakes (by Michael S. Nassaney, José Antonio Brandao, William M. Cremin, and Brock A. Giordano); Keeping Edison’s Secrets: Archaeological Documentation of Thomas A. Edison’s Menlo Park Patent Vault (by Michael J. Gall, Richard Veit, and Alison Savarese); Tell-Tale Trees: Historical Dendroarchaeology of Log Structures at Rocky Mount, Piney Flats, Tennessee (by Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, and Saska L. van de Gevel); Transformations in San Diego County Gravestones and Cemeteries (by Seth Mallios and DavidCaterino); Pottery in the Mormon Economy: An Historical, Archaeological, a nd Archaeometric Study (by Timothy James Scarlett, Robert J. Speakman, and Michael D. Glascock); Eliciting Contraband through Archaeology: Illicit Trade in Eighteenth-Century St. Augustine (by Kathleen Deagan); An Historic Chinese Abalone Fishery on California’s Northern Channel Islands (by Todd J. Braje, Jon M. Erlandson, and Torben C. Rick); Silences and Mentions in History Making (by Peter R. Schmidt and Jonathan R. Walz); Image, Text, Object:Interpreting Documents and Artifacts as ‘Labors of Representation’ (by Bar bara L. Voss); Privies and Parasites: The Archaeology of Health Conditions in Albany, New York (by Charles L. Fisher, Karl J. Reionhard, Matthew Kirk,and Justin Divirgilio); Nativism, Resistance, and Ethnogenesis of the Flor ida Seminole Indian Identity (by Brent R. Weisman). Very good. 15.00

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11 ALLEN-GRAY, Dorothy. Fare Exchange : A collection of traditional recipes from many countries.
Kingswood House in association with Faber and Faber Limited, 1963, 
ALLEN-GRAY, Dorothy. Fare Exchange : A collection of traditional recipes from many countries. With line illustrations by Pamela Freeman. Photography by Don Swanson. N.pl.: Kingswood House in association with Faber and Faber Limited, (1963). Pp [1]-[776], colour frontis + 7 colour plates. Index. 8vo,blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “When Dorothy Allen-Gray began, years ago, to assemble this huge treasury of recipes of the world, she set her h eart against compiling an 'anthology of anthologies' and resolved to consult the older members of Canada's many ethnic groups, then to try out their recipes in their homes and her own. She is an utterly dedicated cook as wellas being a writer on kitchen topics and a determined traveller. In her rov ing around Canada she has sought out the older folk, welcoming the garrulous, long-memoried matriarchs from ancient villages and communities as fervently as she has encouraged those who can recall the culinary sophisticationsof the capital cities from which they are permanently exiled. The result i s a completely practical cook-book to last any housewife for a life-time. Tiring (incredibly) of the wide range of Central European dumplings or dainties, she has only to glance at the index and turn to Caucasian or Chinese counterparts, Yugoslav 'Kledanle', Canadian blueberry pie, Mexican flat cakes, Italian sauté fennel, with hundreds upon hundreds of well-remembered flavoury, savoury national specialities ranging from hay-makers' Held-snacks to highlights of wedding banquets, are here meticulously described, and all the many chapters are introduced by conclusions drawn over the years of collecting. While paying due respect to the elbow-grease necessary in old-timesmoky-raftered kitchens, the author smiles upon its mechanical replacement s. "I shall be happy," she writes, "if this book restores to the present generation part of the lore which is theirs by birthright." - from the dj. Dorothy Allen-Gray has been interested in recipes and cooking since her childhood in New Brunswick. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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12 American Neptune GALLAGHER, Mary A. Y. JOHNSON, Robert Erwin LIAPUNOVA, Roza G. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 3, Summer 1997
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 3, Summer 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),200-292. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Charting a New Course for the China Trade: The Late Eighteenth Century American Model (by Mary A. Y. Gallagher, pp 201-218); Aleut Baidarkas (by Roza G. Liapunova. Translated by Jerry Shelest, pp 219-228); “A Sad Tale That Must Be Told”: Madeleine Curtis Mixter's Account of the Loss of the Ville du Havre (by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., pp 229-236); Six Months with the Seventh Fleet (by Robert Erwin Johnson, pp 237-251);Lord Sandwich, Lord Orford, and Whittlesey Mere, 1774 (by H.J.K. Jenkins, pp 253-256); The USS Constitution: A Design Confirmed (by Tyrone G. Martin,pp 257-266); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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13 American Neptune LEWIS, Archibald R. FELLER, John Quentin GILCHRIST, John H. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 45, No. 4, Fall 1985
Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1985, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLV, No. 4, Fall 1985. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem,1985. Pp [221]-296. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated green, wh ite and blue striped card covers. Contents : The Medieval Background of European and American Oceanic History (by Archibald R. Lewis). China Sojourn: A Brief Account of Commander Bushrod B. Taylor's Tour of Duty (by John Quentin Feller). No Mistake About It: A Response to Jonathan R. Dull (by William S. Dudley & Michael A. Palmer). Cabotian Conjectures: Did a Cabot Reach Maine in 1498? (by John H. Gilchrist). Almost Down East (by John C. Bower, Jr.). Rubbed, else very good. 10.00

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14 ANDERSON, Kay J. Vancouver's Chinatown : Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980. First Edition in dustjacket
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, 1991, ISBN:0773508449 
ANDERSON, Kay J. Vancouver's Chinatown : Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980 . Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, (1991). First Printing. Pp. 323. 8vo, red-orange cloth. "Charts the construction of Chinatown in the minds and streets of the white community of Vancouver over a hundred-year period'. Contents: I) Race, Place, and the Power of Definition ; II) Creating Ousiders, 1875-1903 ; III) Constructing Race through Place and Practice, 1886-1920 ; IV) Marginalizing Chinatown, 1920-1935 ; V) New Allies, New Perceptions, 1935-1949 ; VI) "Slum Clearance," 1950-1959 ; VII) Chinatown Re-oriented, 1970-1980 ; VIII) The End of a Fiction? Very good in sunned dustjacket. 50.00

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15 ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain JOHNSTON, W.H., preface Cruise in an Opium Clipper. New Edition
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1935, 
ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain. A Cruise in an Opium Clipper. With a new Preface by W.H. Johnston. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1935). New Edition,Entirely Re-set. Pp (8),[9]-224. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, blue letter ing to front board and spine, top edge dyed blue. Ships mentioned in the Preface include the Eamont, the America, and the Hispaniola. Contents : Preface. 1. I Take Service on Board an Opium Clipper at Shanghai; 2. A Visit to a Sailors' Boarding-House; 3. Sailors' Wrongs and Remedies — a Crimp's Tricks; 4. A Crimp's Tricks {continued); 5. I Make Acquaintance With My New Shipmates; 6. A Secret Expedition; 7. A Typhoon; 8. A Typhoon [continued); 9. The Typhoon Passes Away; 10. We Arrive at Moy and Refit; 11. The Captain Explains the Nature of the Enterprise; 12. We Reach Our Destination, but Cannot Pass the Reef; 13. Seeking for a Passage; 14. Still Seeking; 15. A Passage Discovered; 16. Bumping Over the Reef; 17. A Snug Harbour, but a JealousNeighbour; 18. We Do a Good Trade; 19. Traffic on Board; 20. Surveying the Entrance to the Harbour; 21. Surveying Operations Continued; 22. We Succes sfully Cross the Reef in a Boat; 23. Return Across the Reef; 24. More Trading; 25. The Last of Our Cargo Sold - Symptoms of a Typhoon; 26. A Typhoon; 27. Anl Armed Junk Grounds Close to Us — We Capture Her — The Dutch Schooner Swept Away; 28. We Search for the Schooner and Find Her Ashore — A Brush with Wreckers; 29. We Rescue the Crew — My Party Relieved by the Captain and a Fresh Party; 30. Miraculous Escape trom Hostile Natives — The Captain and His Men Hunted by Them; 31. Search for Missing Men — Horrible Discovery;32. An Expedition — We Capture a Mandarin; 33. Preparations for a Second E xpedition; 34. We Disembark at the Wreckers' Village; 35. The Mandarin Escapes — We Burn the Village and Return Safely; 36. A Jesuit Missionary Seeks Refuge With Us — Tells of Hostile Intentions Against Us — We Resolve to Negotiate; 37. Native Merchants Ransom the Junk — They Promise to Use Their Influence Wl'th the Chief Mandarin of the District; 38. We Proceed to the Chief Mandarin's Village, Reach Our Destination, and Land Without Opposition; 39. A Satisfactory Arrangement — We Visit the Schooner and Bury the Murdered Men; 40. The Natives Attack Us by Land and Water — They Are Easily Repulsed; 41. News of the Approach of a Squadron of Formosian War Junks; 42. The Arrival of the Squadron Announced — We Capture the Leading Junk as it Enters the Harbour; 43. The Other Three Junks Captured One by One; 44. Peace Placed on a Firm Basis; 45. We Leave — Cross the Reef Safely — Reach Amoy — I Am Sent to Hongkong with Letters for the Owners - Conclusion. Slightly cocked, spine and covers browned and smudged, name, some minor foxing and smudging internally, else good. 65.00

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16 ANDERSON, Patrick Snake Wine : A Singapore Episode. Second British Printing in dustjacket
Chatto & Windus, London, 1955, 
ANDERSON, Patrick. Snake Wine : A Singapore Episode. London : Chatto & Windus,(July) 1955. Second British Impression. Pp (10),11-288, frontispiece + 5pp plates. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Not long ago M r. Anderson went to Singapore to teach at the University. It was his first experience of the East, and he squeezed more out of his two years there than many people would from a life-time." (from the dj). Contents : Part One :A Long Time Arriving : A Sequence of Letters: Autumn, 1950. Part Two : Que er Campus (January - June, 1951): 1. The Keys of Ah Ting. 2. Down Orchard Road. 3. The Cannas on the Campus. 4. Matins with the Monkev God. 5. Buying a Monkey. 6. Profile of a City. Part THree : Squire of Sungei Tengah (Jube - December, 1951) : 7. I move to the Jungle. 8. The House. 9. The Silence of Ah Tum. 10. Chinese Babies. 11. The Balcony. Part Four : Epilogue in Blueand White Striped Pajamas (Sppring, 1952). Foxing to fore-edge, else very good in chipped and browned , but unclipped, dustjacket. 45.00

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17 ANDRACKI, Stanislaw Asian Experience in North America : Chinese and Japanese Immigration of Orientals into Canada with Special Reference to Chinese
Arno Press, New York, 1978, 
ANDRACKI, Stanislaw. Immigration of Orientals into Canada with Special Reference to Chinese. N.Y.: Arno Press, 1978. Pp 227. 8vo, maroon cloth. In the Arno Press collection : The Asian Experience in North America : Chinese and Japanese. This was Stanislaw Andracki's Doctoral Dissertation at McGill University in 1958. Vg-fine. 45.00

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Air News Yearbook. 3rd US in dj, ANDREWS, Phillip (ed.)
18 ANDREWS, Phillip (ed.) Air News Yearbook. 3rd US in dj
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942, 
ANDREWS, Phillip (ed.). Air News Yearbook. N.Y.: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, (1942). Third Edition. Pp 264. Profusely Illustrated. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : Design and Operation of U.S. Combat Aircraft; U.S. Army Air Forces; U.S. Naval Air Service; U.S. Marine Corps Aviation; U.S. Coast Guard Aviation; Royal Air Force; Fleet Air Arm; Red Air Force; Chinese Air Force; German Air Force; Japanese Air Forces; Italian Air Force. Vg in undersized dj. 70.00

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19 ANGUS, H.F. Canada and the Far East 1940-1953. Issued under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the Institute of Pacific Relations.
University of Toronto Press / Canadian Institute of International Affairs / Institute of Pacific, Toronto , 1953, 
ANGUS, H.F. Canada and the Far East 1940-1953. Issued under the auspices ofthe Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the Institute of Pacif ic Relations. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1953. Pp [i]-x,[1]-129,(5). Index. 8vo, navy cloth, silver lettering to spine. “This book brings together and interprets the information relating to Canada's contacts with Asiatic countries since the beginning of the Second World War. Lucidly written and freshly presented, it will be of great interest to everyone concerned with international affairs. As Canada's policies in the Far East and Southeast Asia are the result of Canadian policies in general, Dr. Angus discusses the general policies first and then their particular application. He deals with the nature of Canadian nationalism; the war years and post-war adjustment; Canadian Far Eastern policy and the United Nations; the peace settlement with Japan and security; trade policy and access to resources; economic assistance and the forms it takes; cultural intercourse, human rights,and immigration; and Canadian opinion about the Far East.” - from the dj. Contents : 1. The Nature of Canadian Nationalism. 2. The War Years .3. Adjustment after the War. 4. Canadian Policy in the Far East. 5. The Record at the United Nations. 6. The Peace Settlement and Security. 7. Trade Policy and Access to Resources. 8. Economic Assistance in General. 9. Forms of Economic Assistance. 10. Cultural Intercourse, Human Rights, and Immigration. 11. Canadian Opinion about the Far East. 12. Postscript, 1953. Slightly flared, else very good in dustjacket (tears to spine ends). 45.00

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20 APPLETON, William W. Cycle of Cathay : The Chinese Vogue in England during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. no dj.
Columbia University Press, New York, 1951, 
APPLETON, William W. The Cycle of Cathay : The Chinese Vogue in England during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries . New York: Columbia University Press, 1951. First American Printing. Pp. (10),[xi]-xii,(2),[3]-182,(6), + 8 p. of plates. Map endpapers. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettered black title block to spine, top edge dyed red. Contents: 1. Merchant and Missionary; 2. A Confusion of Tongues; 3. Confucius, the Good Governor; 4. The Dissenting Opinion; 5. Scenes and Festivals; 6. English Chinoiserie;7. The Chinese Spectator; 8. The Tide Recedes; 9. The Macartney Embassy. L ight wear to spine ends, else vg. 35.00

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