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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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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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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 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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Dragons and Tigers - Second Edition (A Geography Of South, East, And Southeast Asia)

By: Weightman, Barbara A.

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2005

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 008436

ISBN: 0471630845

Condition: Very Good


008436: Corners of covers are lightly creased and overall book has a slight curve to it. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing or highlighting), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "A comprehensive guide to the physical and cultural landscapes of Asia. This Second Edition of Dragons and Tigers explores and illustrates conditions, events, problems, and trends of both larger regions and individual nations. Using a cross-disciplinary appro... View more info

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Patriots And Redeemers In Japan (Motives In The Meiji Restoration)

By: Wilson, George M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, University Of Chicago Press: 1992

Store ID: 004620

ISBN: 0226900924

Condition: Fine


004620: BRAND New, Still In Original Shrink-Wrap. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In this concise but ambitious historiographical essay, Wilson argues for an approach to the Meiji Restoration that emphasizes multiple lines of motive and action. This study forgrounds the classic contest of agency versus structure, focusing on the actors in Meiji Restoration history rather than the institutions through which they acted. ": 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 218 pages View more info