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MASH: An Army Surgeon In Korea

By: Apel, Otto F. (Editor) / Apel, Pat (Editor)

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, University Press Of Kentucky: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 005108

ISBN: 0813120705

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


005108: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Jacket flaps have light creases and top corner of some back pages have been lightly bent. Otherwise, Jacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book Review by From Library Journal: "The popular television series M*A*S*H owes its historical accuracy in part to Apel, chief surgeon of the 8076th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital i... View more info

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Kyoto: Wonders Of Man Series

By: Bayrd, Edwin

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Newsweek: 1974

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003765

ISBN: 0882250868

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003765: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has brown cloth boards with gild embossed image and title, as well as decorated front and back endpapers with drawing of Kyoto. "This engrossing story of Kyoto's golden age and gilded decline is supplemented by some 115 illustrations, nearly one half in full color. Neolithic pottery, delicately tinted scroll paintings, vibrantly colored folding screens, elegant wood-block prints and detailed new maps and ... View more info

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Tokugawa Religion (The Cultural Roots Of Modern Japan)

By: Bellah, Robert N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Free Press - MacMillan: 1985

Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 006502

ISBN: 0029024609

Condition: Very Good


006502: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Edges of covers are lightly worn. "Does for Japan what Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism did for the West. One of the foremost authorities on Japanese history and culture, Bellah explains how religion in the Tokugawa period (1600-1868) established the foundation for Japan's modern industrial economy, and dispels two misconceptions about Japanese modernization: that it began with Admiral Perry's arrival i... View more info

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Battleground Atlantic (How The Sinking Of A Single Japanese Submarine Assured The Outcome Of World War II)

By: Billings, Richard N.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, New American Library - Penguin Group: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006926

ISBN: 0451217667

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006926: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . "What If The Japanese Had Resorted To The 'Dirty Bomb'? On June 24, 1944, U. S. Navy warplanes patrolling the Atlantic attacked and sank a Japanese submarine, the I-52. It was an event of enormous strategic importance. The I-52's mission was to return to Japan with the ingredients of a radiological bomb. Purchased from the Germans, ... View more info

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Pink Samurai: Love, Marriage & Sex In Contemporary Japan

By: Bornoff, Nicholas

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 000789

ISBN: 0671742655

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


000789: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Japan and the Japanese, despite their economic omnipresence, remain a source of mystery and fascination to most Westerners. Now journalist Nicholas Bornoff opens a unique, richly researched window to the East in this revealing, often surprising account of sexual pursuits and politics in modern Japan. Attitudes towards women, men, family, work and erotic preferences are explored in depth, from the first p... View more info

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The Taj Mahal: Wonders Of Man Series

By: Carroll, David

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Newsweek: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003767

ISBN: 0882250256

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003767: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has brown cloth boards with gilt embossed image and title, as well as decorated front and back endpapers with drawings of animals and plants. "A white jewel enclosed in a frame of dark cypresses, the Taj Mahal seems to float over the hot, flat Indian plain. Its distinctive silhouette, mirrored in the placid surface of a long reflecting pool, is instantly identifiable, for the shimmering tomb is one of the... View more info

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Kyusho-Jitsu (The Dillman Method Of Pressure Point Fighting)

By: Dillman, George A. / Thomas, Chris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Reading, Pennsylvania, Dillman Karate International Publications: 1995

Edition: 1992 Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 004622

ISBN: 0963199617

Condition: Fine


004622: LCCN# 92-90024. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "George A. Dillman, a ninth degree black belt, has been a significant presence on the American martial arts scene for decades. In the late sixties and early seventies he was a widely respected tournament competitor winning all divisions in major tournaments. Then, Dillman began to concentrate his efforts on popularizing karate and educating the public. ": 9 x 10.5 in.: 271 pages View more info

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One Of The Boys But Always A Lady

By: Dowling, Lillian Jones

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Vantage Press: 1998

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003191

ISBN: 0533122384

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003191: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The Life of a Red Cross Recreation Worker in Combat Troop Camps in Australia During the War With Japan. An intimate account of one woman's experiences serving her country. From the uproarious, such as lessons about 'a screw being better in the tropics' (not what you think) to the mundane, like the ever-present insects, a complete picture is offered in frank detail. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.2... View more info

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Chinese Bird Banding Almanac 1982-1985 (Chung-Kuo Niao Lei Huan Chih Nien Chien)

By: Fuyun Zhang / National Bird Banding Center

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Lanzhou, China, Gansu Technology: 1987

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006959

ISBN: 7542400215

Condition: Very Good


006959: IS WRITTEN IN CHINESE. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, except for light wear along cover edges or corners. : 7.25 x 10.25 in.: 197 pages View more info

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The Connoisseur's Guide To Oriental Carpets

By: Gans-Ruedin, E. (Author) / Howard, Valerie (Translator)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1971

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005252

ISBN: 0804809887

Condition: Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


005252: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Pages are clean, brightly colored, and sharp cornered. Page block is starting to separate from spine at front and back endpapers; has been repaired with archival tape. Contains 464 illustrations, 42 in colour and 4 maps. LCCN#70-157255. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards show old marks where Jacket was originally taped to them. Book has the usual library markings on edge page, inside book, and removed frontis... View more info

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Treasury Of Japanese Designs And Motifs For Artists And Craftsmen

By: Grafton, Carol Belanger

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Dover Publications: 1983

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003147

ISBN: 0486244350

Condition: Fine


003147: "This exceptionally versatile collection of traditional Japanese designs and motifs presents the working artist with a treasury of 360 copyright-free designs. All have been especially adapted by noted artist Carol Belanger Grafton for ready use by illustrators, designers and craftspeople. Painstaking effort has been made to preserve the original spirit and subtlety of detail while simultaneously sharpening the lines and enhancing the reproducibility of the de... View more info

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The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (New Nelson Edition): Tuttle Language Library Series

By: Haig, John H. (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 008442

ISBN: 0804820368

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


008442: LCCN# 96-60004. No Dustjacket is included. Boards are lightly worn at corners and along edges and back board has a faded area at the bottom where a large sticker was previously applied and removed. Pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "This reigning authority on Japanese character definitions is based on missionary-scholar Nelson's first 1962 edition of The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary. Essential fo... View more info

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Masterpieces Of Chinese Art

By: Hay, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, New York Graphic Society: 1974

Store ID: 006659

ISBN: 0821205757

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


006659: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 73-91710. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket is complete other than price clipped. Has 31 Colour Plates, 17 Black and White Illustrations. "The forty-eight plates of this book illustrate some of the finest achievements of China's artists and craftsmen in the major fields of her artistic tradition, such as metalwork and ceramics, calligraphy and painting, sculpture and carving. The selection rang... View more info

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The Near East In History (A 5000 Year Story)

By: Hitti, Philip K.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company: 1961

Store ID: 006002

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


006002: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards have a light stained area at bottom edge, but it does not show on inside of covers. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name inscribed on front flyleaf) , brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has an edge chip. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A timely and vivid picture by a great scholar covering the political, social and cultural backgrou... View more info

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The Food Of Vietnam (Authentic Recipes From The Heart Of Indochina)

By: Isaak, Marcel / Trieu, Thi Chi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Periplus Editions: 1998

Edition: First Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 004093

ISBN: 9625933948

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


004093: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small cut along edge. Introduction by Annabel Jackson-Doling, Styling by Christina Ong. "Its emphasis on fresh herbs, raw vegetables and light seasonings makes it ideal for the health-conscious cook. This lavishly illustrated book of recipes, gathered and photographed in Vietnam, examines the historical and regional influences that have shaped the cuisine and presents a selection of classic... View more info

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Japanese Flower Arrangement Notebook

By: Kroh, Patricia

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 003672

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


003672: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Foreword by Dr. Koto Matsudaira, Former Japanese Ambassador to the United States. Teach yourself the fascinating ancient and modern flower art of Japan with step-by-step lessons in the four leading schools. Learn about the tea ceremony, gardens, shopping and eating Japanese style. " Corners of dustjacket are scuffed. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Photographs: 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 159 pages View more info

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How The Far East Was Lost (American Policy And The Creation Of Communist China, 1941-1949)

By: Kubek, Dr. Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Henry Regnery Company: 1963

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005404

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


005404: LCCN# 63-12892. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards are dark red cloth and are clean, unmarked (except for small silver mark near leading edge) ; pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound, and sharp cornered. "The Far Eastern policy pursued during the Roosevelt-Truman administrations has long been the subject of spirited controversy among historians. This volume is the result of seven years of intensive research into a mass of documentary data dealing w... View more info

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Pig (The Chinese Horoscopes Library)

By: Kwok, Man-Ho

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Dorling Kindersley: 1994

Edition: First American Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 005424

ISBN: 1564586057

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


005424: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Calm, tolerant, and optimistic, the Pig mixes well with other people. It is an affectionate and vivacious creature, and loves romance. The ancient Chinese system of analyzing your character and predicting your future is gathered together in twelve innovative, gemlike books, each dealing with a particular animal sign. Each book contains valuable advice on personality, compatibi... View more info

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Pig (The Chinese Horoscopes Library)

By: Kwok, Man-Ho

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Dorling Kindersley: 1994

Edition: First American Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 007714

ISBN: 1564586057

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007714: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Calm, tolerant, and optimistic, the Pig mixes well with other people. It is an affectionate and vivacious creature, and loves romance. The ancient Chinese system of analyzing your character and predicting your future is gathered together in twelve innovative, gemlike books, each dealing with a particular animal sign. Each book contains valuable advice on personality, compatibi... View more info

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The Chinese, Their History and Culture - Two Volumes in One (Fourth Edition)

By: Latourette, Kenneth Scott

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1962

Edition: Fourth Edition: Seventh Printing

Store ID: 013908

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


013908: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 64-17372. Dustjacket has a small well-repaired edge cut. Book is in Fine Condition; boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In more than twenty-five thousand words of new material, the story of the radical transformations wrought under the present Communist regime has been added to this book. Thus the book - actually t... View more info

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The First Battle : Operation Starlite and the Beginning of the Blood Debt in Vietnam

By: Lehrack, Otto J.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Havertown, PA, Casemate: 2004

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013544

ISBN: 1932033270

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


013544: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book includes 16 pages of photos and maps. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The First Battle is a graphic account of the first major clash of the Vietnam War. On August 18, 1965, regiment fought regiment on the Van Tuong Peninsula near the new Marine base at Chu Lai. On the American side were three battalions of Marines... View more info

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The Chinese Art Of Face Reading

By: Lip, Evelyn

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Singapore And Malaysia, Times Books International: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 005246

ISBN: 9812041192

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


005246: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The Chinese art of face reading, ming xiang, has been in practice for more than 2000 years. Deeply rooted in Chinese culture, it is used to analyse man's personality traits and fortunes. To the Chinese, while life is predestined, man can seek to avert the ill effects of bad luck if he knows it in advance. It is also advantageous to know one's own virtues and vices. In short, while man is defenceless against d... View more info

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The Forbidden City: Wonders Of Man Series

By: MacFarquhar, Roderick

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Newsweek: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003764

ISBN: 088225023X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003764: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has brown cloth boards with gild embossed image and title, as well as decorated front and back endpapers with drawing of Peking. "Nearly 150 illustrations - a third in full color - supplement and enhance this detailed history of imperial Peking and its fabled palace complex. Delicately tinted scrolls, vibrantly colored pottery , handsome manuscript illuminations, numerous modern photographs, and a number ... View more info

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Meeting With Japan

By: Maraini, Fosco (Author) / Mosbacher, Eric (Translator)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Press: 1960

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004222

ISBN: 0670466085

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


004222: Copy has prior owner's name and address rubber stamped in upper corner of front flyleaf. Front and read endpapers are decorated with maps of Japan and the Sea of Japan. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Chapters include: Three Tokyos In A Century * Tokyo, World Melting-Pot * The Eastern Seaway * Wooden Pavilions In The Sacred Wood * Buddha And Beauty At Mount Muro * Encounters At Nara * Kyoto, In The Month Of Maples In Flame * Aesthetes And Soldiers * Wisdom In A Grain... View more info

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Japanese Brush Painting

By: Mikami, Takahiko

Price: $14.50

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Japanese Art Center: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 005408

Condition: Very Good


005408: Copy has worn sticker spot on front cover, but no writing found anywhere in book. Pages are clean, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Takahiko Mikami (pictured on front cover) is an artist of oil, water color, and Japanese brush painting. He has participated in exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum in Tokyo; he has had one-man shows at various galleries in Japan, at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, at the M. H. De Young memor... View more info