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Image for The Kingdom of Siam Ministry of Agriculture Louisiana Purhase Exposition St. Louis Siamese Section

The Kingdom of Siam Ministry of Agriculture Louisiana Purhase Exposition St. Louis Siamese Section

By: Carter, A. Cecil (editor)

Price: $89.95

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12486

Condition: Good; First edition; NOT A REPRINT; Original red cloth hardcover with gilt titles and three-elephants decoration, boards bumped, sunned, water stained and spine head and tail frayed; end papers and frontispiece show moisture stains, but except for the usual ex-library marks, the text block is clean with gilt top edge pages; front hinge cracked; illustrations intact; index.


Prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis in 1904.; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 280 pages View more info

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Things Japanese Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan

By: Chamberlain, Basil Hall

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1905

Edition: Fifth edition revised; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11653

Condition: Very Good; Green cloth hardcover with blind embossed decoration and gilt titles, rubbed, bumped; former owner's name on ffep; clean but aged pages; fold out map of Japan intact; tight binding; index.


Chamberlain was a professor of Japanese at Tokyo Imperial University and one of the foremost British Japanologists active in Japan during the late 19th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 552 pages View more info

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The Songlines

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11294

ISBN: 0140094296

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


"No ordinary book ever issues from Bruce Chatwin." ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 295 pages View more info

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Japan-Think Ameri-Think An Irreverent Guide to Understanding the Cultural Differences between Us

By: Collins, Robert J

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11556

ISBN: 0140148604

Condition: As New; Pictorial trade paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


Collins lived and worked in Japan long enough to become a keen observer with a sense of humor. Twenty some years after this book was published it still helps the reader to catch a glimpse of what makes the two cultures see the same thing differently. ; Trade PB; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 208 pages View more info

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Journey to the Far Pacific

By: Dewey, Thomas E

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1952

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2638

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Gray cloth hardcover with black spine titles; dust jacket chipped and has 2 1/2" tear along spine; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This book is part of Dewey's preparation for what became an unsuccessful presidential campaign against Harry Truman in 1952. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages View more info

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Roaming through the West Indies

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, The Century Co: 1920

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12877

Condition: Very Good; Green cloth hardcover with black and white decoration and black titles; spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding; photographs.


The American, British and French West Indies. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 486 pages View more info

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Japanese Fragments with Facsimiles of Illustrations by Artists of Yedo

By: Osborn, Sherard

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Chestnut Hill, MA, Adament Media Corp: 2005

Edition: Reprint; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11705

ISBN: 1402189168

Condition: New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; this is a reprint of the 1861 edition.


Early European observations of Japan and its customs; black and white illustrations. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages View more info

Image for The Last Home of Mystery Adventures in Nepal Together with Accounts of Ceylon, British India, the Native States, the Persian Gulf, the Overland Desert Mail and the Baghdad Railway.

The Last Home of Mystery Adventures in Nepal Together with Accounts of Ceylon, British India, the Native States, the Persian Gulf, the Overland Desert Mail and the Baghdad Railway.

By: Powell, E. Alexander

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Garden City Publishing Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14141

Condition: Very Good; Orange cloth with black decoration and black spine titles, shelf wear, spine lightly sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; index.


Illustrated with a Map and with many Photographs by the Author; 332 pages plus publisher's ads; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages View more info

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Caribbean Treasure

By: Sanderson, Ivan T.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12878

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Green cloth hardcover with dark green decoration and gilt and green spine titles; DJ chipped, spine sunned, tears; map end papers; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


A tropical travel diary ; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 292 pages View more info

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South The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

By: Shackleton, Sir Ernest

Price: $17.95

Publisher: North Pomfret, VT, Trafalgar Square: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 5060

ISBN: 1570761310

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; black and white illustrations.


Edited by Peter King. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages View more info

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Pageant of Life

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier: 1941

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12727

Condition: As New; Green hardcover with gilt, brown and cream decoration and spine titles; appears unread with clean pages; tight binding.


A collection of brief human interest stories. ; Lowell Thomas Adventure Library Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages View more info

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Pagent of Adventure

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12731

Condition: As New; Green hardcover with gilt, brown and cream decoration and spine titles; appears unread with clean pages; tight binding.


Brief stories of adventure picked up over decades as a journalist and observer of human nature. ; Lowell Thomas Adventure Library Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages View more info

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India: Land of the Black Pagoda

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12732

Condition: As New; Green hardcover with gilt, brown and cream decoration and spine titles; frontispiece; appears unread with clean pages; tight binding.


Tales, stories and descriptions of India in the 1930s. ; Lowell Thomas Adventure Library Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages View more info

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Angry White Pyjamas

By: Twigger, Robert

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Quill: 2000

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11616

ISBN: 0688175376

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


"A scrawny Oxford poet takes lessons from the Tokyo Riot Police"; Trade PB; 315 pages View more info