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With Kuroki in Manchuria. 3rd UK

By: PALMER, Frederick KUROKI

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Methuen , 1905,:

Seller ID: 27462

PALMER, Frederick. With Kuroki in Manchuria. With twenty illustrations and three maps. Third Edition, Enlarged. L.: Methuen & Co., (June 1905). Pp 337. 8vo, red cloth. Small bookplate removed from front pastedown, some foxing/spotting throughout, else vg. 60.00 View more info

With The Heart of a Friend


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tokyo, 1916,:

Seller ID: 97343

HARRINGTON, C.K. With The Heart of a Friend. (Tokyo : The Author, 1916). Pp(2),[1]-36,(2). 12mo, grey stitched wrappers, black lettering to front cov er. Includes the poem “Gwan-Jitsu” (After the China-Japan War) (pp 4-6, written in Sydney, Nova Scotia). Other poems : “Christmas”; “The New Year”; “The Siege of Gibeah”; “The Giant and the Girl”; “To England”; “Brothers by the Four Seas” (From the Japanese by the Late Empress Dowager); and “On a Summer Day” (prose). “The many American friends to whom this Christmas greeting goes will excuse its allusions to Brit... View more info

With You Alway : The Life of a South China Missionary

By: OLDFIELD, Mabel Dimock SNEAD, Alfred C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Christian Publications, Inc, 1958,:

Seller ID: 1442

OLDFIELD, Mabel Dimock. With You Alway : The Life of a South China Missionary. "Obtainable from Christian Publications, Inc. ...Harrisburg,Pa.... or from Mrs W.H.Oldfield, 10 Carteret St., Halifax, N.S.,Canada." "Printed for the author by Halcraft Printing Ltd.,Halifax." 1958. Pp (12),9-252,(2). 8vo, illustrated off-white wrappers. This very well-travelled woman was born in Hants County, N.S in 1878. Watters p.557. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Women of the Sea. Snow Centennial Edition in dustjacket.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe. D'ENTREMONT, Jeremy. BICKNELL, Dorothy Snow, foreword.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Commonwealth Editions, Beverly, MA, 2004, ISBN:1889833789:

Seller ID: 104435

SNOW, Edward Rowe. Women of the Sea. Updated by Jeremy D'Entremont. Foreword by Dorothy Snow Bicknell. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, (2004). Snow Centennial Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-220,(8). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. See United States Coast Guard Annotated Bibliography (1982) p.69. "Included in this lively collection are Hannah Burgess, who navigated her husband's clippership safely to port after his death; His Kai Ching, a widow who took comma nd of her husband's pirate fleet; Mrs. Jones, a Methodist missionary wh... View more info

World Belongs to All

By: LIAO, Hung-Ying, and Derek BRYAN BRYAN, Derek

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Published by friends of the Bryans, Toronto, 1960,:

Seller ID: 111885

LIAO, Hung-Ying, and Derek BRYAN. The World Belongs to All. (Toronto : Published by friends of the Bryans), n.d. [1960, according to Weinrich]. Pp (4),5-31,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers, lettered in black. Weinrich, Social Protest from the Left in Canada 1870-1970: A Bibliography 4150. Contents : About the Pamphlet; Chinese Phloosophy of Human Relations (by Liao Hung-Ying); My Chenngtu Relatives (by Liao Hung-Ying); My Fukien Relatives (by Liao Hung-Yimg); Long Term Plans and Immediate Needs (by Liao Hung-Ying); China of the Future... View more info

World Class Sailing. 1st in dj.

By: JOBSON, Gary and Martin LURAY LURAY, Martin.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hearst Marine Books, 1987, ISBN:0688065775:

Seller ID: 65760

JOBSON, Gary and Martin LURAY. World Class Sailing. NY: Hearst Marine Books, (1987). First Edition. Pp 255 + [16] pp of colour plates. 8vo, blue clothspine with tan paper covered boards. Toy 1647, Morris & Howland p 73. Gary Jobson looks back on his career as one of America's best-known competitive sailors. "Jobson has participated in almost all the great races including the tragic 1979 Fastnet Race, the Southern Ocean Racing Conference, the Newport-Bermuda Race, and the China Sea Race. He has also crewed with some of the legendary yachtsmen of our time including Ted Turner, Buddy Melges, ... View more info

World Yearbook of Education 1981 : Education of Minorities.

By: MEGARRY, Jacquetta, Stanley NISBET, and Eric HOYLE (eds.). EDWARDS. John R. POOLE, Milicent E. EASTMAN, Carol M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kogan Page / Nichols Publishing Company, London / New York, 1981, ISBN:0850384575:

Seller ID: 99562

MEGARRY, Jacquetta, Stanley NISBET, and Eric HOYLE (eds.). World Yearbook of Education 1981 : Education of Minorities. London : Kogan Page / New York : Nichols Publishing Company, (1981). First Edition. Pp [1]-404,(4). Index.8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part 1 - Concepts, is sues and trends. 1. Culture, ethnicity and education: multiculturalism in aplural society (by J.J. Smolicz). 2. Psychological and linguistic aspects of minority education (by John R. Edwards, of St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia,. pp 37-53). 3. Trends in educational response tom... View more info

World-Maps for Finding the Direction and Distance to Mecca : Innovation andTradition in Islamic Science. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KING, David A. Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science : Texts and Studies, Volume 36.

Price: $385.00

Publisher: Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation / Brill, London / Leiden - Boston - Koln, 1999, ISBN:9004113673: 1999

Seller ID: 114030

ISBN: 9004113673

KING, David A. World-Maps for Finding the Direction and Distance to Mecca : Innovation and Tradition in Islamic Science. London : Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation / Leiden - Boston - Koln : Brill, 1999. First Edition. Pp (6),[v]-xxviii,(4),[3]-538. Illustrated. Maps. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. 385.00 "Two remarkable Islamic world-maps were discovered in 1989 and 1995. Both are made of brass and date from 17th-century Iran. ... View more info

Worshiping the Ancestors : Chinese Commemorative Portraits. First Paperback Edition.

By: STUART, Jan and Evelyn S. RAWSKI. BEACH, Milo Cleveland, foreword]

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 2001, ISBN:0804742634:

Seller ID: 102593

STUART, Jan and Evelyn S. RAWSKI. Worshiping the Ancestors : Chinese Commemorative Portraits. [Foreword by Milo Cleveland Beach]. Washington : published by the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, in association with Stanford University Press, (2001). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (5),6-216. Illustrated, largely in colour. 4to, illustrated cardcovers with black spine, French flaps, white and black lettering to front, white lettering to spine. "Despite their compellingnpresence and often exquisite quality, Chinese ancestor portraits... View more info

Wreck Diving Tales : Diving Nova Scotia's Shipwrecks. First Edition. Signed


Price: $24.00

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc., New York / Lincoln / Shanghai, 2008, ISBN:9780595500505:

Seller ID: 110561

HENNEBERRY, Allan P.. Wreck Diving Tales : Diving Nova Scotia's Shipwrecks.New York / Lincoln / Shanghai : iUniverse, Inc., (2008). Pp (8),ix-xvii,(1 ),1-148,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers, lettered in blue, black and white. Contents : Author's Note. Introduction. 1. H.M.H.S. Letitia: A Charmed Life? 2. Captain Brannen & the Deliverance. 3. F.V.Halfish: A Personal Tie. 4. Forgotten Submarine, HMS L-26. 5. M.T. British Freedom: Oil on Cold Seas. 6. S.S. Kolkhosnik: aka The Russian. 7. Collisi on at Sea: M.S. Kaaparen. 8. The ``Mystery Schooner''---Hebridean? 9. Disas... View more info

Wushu Among Chinese Moslems. Paperback.

By: XIANDA, Ma, et al]. China Sports Series 2. China Sports Editorial Board.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: China Sports Magazine, Beijing, 1984,:

Seller ID: 115319

(XIANDA, Ma, et al). Wushu Among Chinese Moslems. Compiled by the China Sports Editorial Board. (Beijing : China Sport Magazine, 1984). First Printing. Pp. (4),1-184. Illustrated. Small 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers with yellow and white lettering to front, white lettering to spine. ChinaSports Series, number 2. Contents: 1. "Chinese Moslems and Wushu" (by Ma X ianda); 2. "Wang Ziping: A Great Patriotic Fighter" (by Wang Peigin & Bi Jing); 3. "Zhang Wenguang: A Master of Wushu" (by Zong Yao); 4. "Zha-Style Shadow Boxing"; 5. "Tantui: Lower-Leg Kic... View more info

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Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. First Edition


Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: 1901,:

Seller ID: 110097

JOHNSON, C. The Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. [China?]:, n.d. [1901?]. First Edition. Pp (30) + folding map (I Chang to Chungking) at rear. Illustrated with 14 mounted plates in black-and-white. 8vo, newly rebound in purple cloth, with new endpapers, sewn though original staple holes, and part of old cover with original silver title-lettering laid on. A scarce viewbook of the Yangtze, Asia's longest river. "This small book is not intended to give a detailed account of the Gorges. It is more of asouvenir for those who possess no camera, or having one have been unfor... View more info

Yangtze Patrol: The U.S. Navy in China.. in dj.

By: TOLLEY, Kemp, Rear Admiral KRULAK, Victor H., Lieutenant General (foreword)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1984,:

Seller ID: 52502

TOLLEY, Kemp, Rear Admiral. Yangtze Patrol : The U.S. Navy in China. Foreword by Lieutenant General Victor H. Krulak. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1984). Pp. 343. 8vo, red cloth. A chronological examination of the history of the presence of the United States Navy in China, dating from their first arrival after the end of the American Revolution, to the 1949 Communist Revolution. Vg in nicked dj. 40.00 View more info

Yankee Ships in China Seas : Adventures of Pioneer Americans in the Troubled Far East. First Edition in dustjacket


Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hastings House, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 26252

HENDERSON, Daniel. Yankee Ships in China Seas : Adventures of Pioneer Americans in the Troubled Far East. New York : Hastings House, (1946). Pp 274, with frontis., and illustrated with 14 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

Yearbook of Asian Languages and Linguistics 2002

By: SINGH, Rajendra (ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sage Publications, 2002, ISBN:076199694X:

Seller ID: 54549

SINGH, Rajendra (ed.). The Yearbook of Asian Languages and Linguistics 2002. New Dehli: Sage Publications, (2002). Pp. 278. 8vo, tan ill. paper covered boards. Small white smudge to spine, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Yellow Mask. UK in dj

By: GILSON, Charles, Major

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd., London, 1942,:

Seller ID: 76217

GILSON, Charles, Major. The Yellow Mask. London: Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd., (1942). Pp. (2),[1]-256. Illustrated with frontispiece, black and whiteplates and map. 8vo, red cloth cover with black lettering and decoration t o spine and front. Publisher's code at bottom of p.256: 706.1041. "Here is a real thriller for boys - bandits, in the shadow of the Great Wall of China, robbing the camel caravans from Mongolia - how an English customs' officer runs to earth "The Yellow Mask." -from the dj. Occasional spotting to pages, spotting to edges, slightly cocked, dampstain to top and b... View more info

Young Revolutionist, The. 1st US in poor dj.

By: BUCK, Pearl S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Friendship Press, New York, 1932,:

Seller ID: 6688

BUCK, Pearl S. The Young Revolutionist. N.Y.: Friendship Press, (1932). First Printing. Pp. 182. 8vo, black cloth. Name, else vg in chipped (2 inches to tail of spine, two large on the rear panel) dj. 15.00 View more info

Your Navy as Peace Insurance. as is.

By: NIMITZ, Chester W., Fleet Admiral National Geographic, 89:6) CARDWELL, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, 1946,:

Seller ID: 62073

NIMITZ, Chester W., Fleet Admiral. "Your Navy as Peace Insurance" . An article in The National Geographic Magazine, volume 89, number 6, June 1946, pp. 681-736. Washington, DC: The National Geographic Society, 1946. Pp. 681-812. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, printed yellow and white card covers. Also of nautical interest: Robert Cardwell's "Pirate-Fighters of the South China Sea". Covers detached but present. As is. For the issue. 15.00 View more info