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1 Alonzo Bunker; Henry Clay Mabie SOO THAH : a tale of the making of the Karen Nation
London & Edinburgh Fleming & Revell, 1902 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hardbound 8vo., 
red, pict. cloth, cover, dec. spine.,280 pages, [11] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits, light wear at corners else a bright, clean copy, small ink sig on front free endpaper, Bunker was for thirty years a resident among the Karens ; with an introduction by Henry C. Mabie ...a fine example of an American Trade binding, 
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2 Asahi Shimbun Co. Ltd. THE ASAHI GRAPH; A Weekly Japanese Photo Journal; Nov. 21, 1928
Tokyo & Osaka Asahi Shimbun Co. Ltd. 1928 Paperbound Very Good Paperbound Folio 
folio, 38 x 26.5 cm, 32 pages,stapled at spine, illustrated throughout with halftones from photographs, bilingual text English and Japanese, Numerous adverts, THE CORONATION OF EMPEROR HIROHITO Hirohito's father suffered from mental illness and died in 1925. From the early 20's Hirohito had been the unofficial emperor and finally on November, 10,1928 he was crowned emperor of Japan.Upwards of a million people filled the streets to winess the parades and celebrations. The traveling festivities took over two weeks and treked from Tokyo to Kyoto. Meticulous planning begining a year in advance cost over 15 million dollars. Over four milllion was spent on infastructure. The photographs in this journal depict the royal guards and military in modern western dress. THE PAPER IS TONED AND DARKENED WITH AGE. Many advertisements and numerous photographs. An intersting look back at Japan just before WW II. 
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SECRET SOCIETIES IN CHINA in the nineteenth and twentieth Centuries, Chesneaux, Jean
3 Chesneaux, Jean SECRET SOCIETIES IN CHINA in the nineteenth and twentieth Centuries
Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press 1971 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 vo,. 
grey cloth, pp.,xii, 210 , illustrations,, CONTENTS: Introduction: From the Confucian Order to the Peoples China -- A Secret Society: The Triad -- A Few Other Societies -- The White Lotus / Pai Lien Hui -- The Eight Diagrams / Pa-Kua -- The Nein -- The Big Sword Society / Ta-tao-hui -- The Boxers / I Ho Chuan -- The Observance Society / Chai Li-hui -- The Vegetarians / Chai-chiao -- The Red Beards / Hung Hu-tzu -- The Red Spears -- The Association of Elder Brothers / Ko-lao-hui -- The Green Band / Ching-Pang -- The Little Sword Society / Hsiao-tao-hui -- The Golden Coins Society / Chin-chien-hui -- The Pure Tea Sect / Ching-cha-hui -- The Golden Elixir Society / Chin-tan-hui -- The Way of Fundamental Unity / Yi-kuan-tao -- Secret Societies and Chinese Society -- Against Imperial Power -- Against Foreign Penetration -- In the Service of the Republican Cause -- The Chinese Revolution 1919-1949 -- An Interim Conclusion. 
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4 Daniel F. Doeppers MANILA, 1900-1941: Social Change in a Late Colonial Metropolis
New Haven, Conn Yale University Southeast Asia Studies 1984 0938692062 / 9780938692065 Paperbound Very Good 8 vo,. 
printed paper wraps, 194 pages :frontis. map, illustrations, Monograph series (Yale University. Southeast Asia Studies), no. 27. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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JAPANESE CIVILIZATION : a comparative View, Eisenstadt; S N
5 Eisenstadt; S N JAPANESE CIVILIZATION : a comparative View
Chicago and London The University of Chicago Press; 1996 0226195570 / 9780226195575 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hardbound, 8 Vo,. 
black cloth, gilt spine, xii, 581 pages, index, CONTENTS: 1. Introduction: The Enigma of Japan -- 2. The Meiji State and Modern Japanese Society -- 3. Modern and Contemporary Japan: Institutional Formations -- 4. Tribulations of Modern Japanese Society , 5. "Disharmony," Conflict, and Protest and Their Impact: Regulation, Control, and Responsiveness -- 6. The Political and Social System of Modern and Contemporary Japan: A Dynamic, Controlled, but Not Totalitarian Society -- 7. Feudalism in Japan -- 8. Urban Development and Autonomy in Medieval and Early Modern Japan -- 9. Tokugawa State and Society -- 10. Some Aspects of the Transportation of Confucianism and Buddhism in Japan -- 11. The Meiji Ishin: The Revolutionary Restoration -- 12. Japanese Historical Experience: Distinctive Characteristics of Japanese Social Formations -- 13. Japanese Culture or Cultural Tradition -- 14. Culture, Social Structure, and Process in the Formation and Reproduction of Japanese Institutional Dynamics. The Western world has long been intrigued by the apparent exoticism and uniqueness of Japanese civilization. Now, one of the world's leading social theorists provides a monumental synthesis of Japanese history, religion, culture, and social organization. Equipped with a dazzling command of the literature, Eisenstadt explores the Japanese historical legacy and its impact on the Japanese experience of modernity 
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IN EXCELSIS; The Mission of Jose P. Rizal, Humanist and Philippine National Hero -, Felice Sta MariŽa
6 Felice Sta MariŽa IN EXCELSIS; The Mission of Jose P. Rizal, Humanist and Philippine National Hero -
Makati City, Philippines Studio 5 Designs 1996 9719135336 First Edition Hardcover Fine Folio 
brown, gilt dec cover, gilt spine, 281 pages (1 folded) : illustrations (some color), color maps, CONTENTS: The prophecy -- A la juventud -- The call -- Rizal's travels -- Noli me tangere -- The crusade -- Sucesos de las islas Filipinas -- El filibusterismo -- The calm -- Himno a talisay -- The glory -- Mi ultimo adios -- Chronology of events in Rizal's life and the world -- Stamps -- Paperbills, coins & medals -- Postcards & memorabilia.. 1996 Natonal Book Award Winner for Biography and Design 
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THE BEAR WORSHIPPERS OF YEZO; And the Island of Karafuto (Saghalin), The Adventures of the Jewett Family and Their Friend Oto Nambo;, Greey, Edward;
7 Greey, Edward; THE BEAR WORSHIPPERS OF YEZO; And the Island of Karafuto (Saghalin), The Adventures of the Jewett Family and Their Friend Oto Nambo;
Boston, Lee and Shepard, 1884 First Edition, Hard Cover Poor 4 to Rinzo & Ichiske Hamada, 
illustrated paper over boards,pp., xiii, 304, pictorial paper over boards, front cover, spine & rear cover, illustrated with over 180 illustrations,, covers designed and drawn by the authors, edges are worn, damage at top & bottom of spine , cracks in spine, covers dirty, front end paper detached, rear end paper missing, front hinge starting, A READING COPYcopy of an uncommon juvenile title. Contains much on the Ainu 
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HISTORIANS OF SOUTH EAST ASIA, Hall D G E
8 Hall D G E HISTORIANS OF SOUTH EAST ASIA
London Oxford University Press 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo,.( 25 cm) 
maroon cloth, gilt spine, pp., viii, 342, Hall, D.G.E. (Daniel George Edward), 1891-1979, a volume in School of Oriental and African Studies.,University of London, light soil to d.j, spie of d.j toned, a tight, clean copy 
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Sugar and the origins of modern Philippine Society, John A Larkin
9 John A Larkin Sugar and the origins of modern Philippine Society
Berkeley University of California Press, 1993 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo,. 
green cloth, gilt spine, xvi, 337 pages, index; illustrations, maps, clean, bright copy Sugar and the Origins of Modern Philippine Society is an indispensable contribution to our understanding of Southeast Asian history and the industry vital to the evolution of the Philippines. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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A PHILIPPINE ALBUM : American era photographs, 1900-1930, Jonathan Best
10 Jonathan Best A PHILIPPINE ALBUM : American era photographs, 1900-1930
Makati City, Philippines Bookmark 1998 9715693008 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Folio, (.24 x 26 cm) 
black cloth, gilt spine,247, [3] pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), A beautiful collection of Philippine images...the pictures have been slightly enlarged and reproduced in tones close to the original prints, in some cases hand coloring from the era has been preerved. 
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PHILIPPINE PICTURE POSTCARDS, 1900-1920, Jonathan Best
11 Jonathan Best PHILIPPINE PICTURE POSTCARDS, 1900-1920
Makati, Metro Manila Bookmark 1994 971 569 140 4 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good oblong 4 to., 
green cloth, 119 pages, illustrated throughout, Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-119). clean, bright copy 
Price: 75.00 USD
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SCIENCE AND CIVILIZATION IN CHINA, Volume 6: Biology and Biological Technology, Part 1 Botany, Joseph Needham, Francesca Bray
12 Joseph Needham, Francesca Bray SCIENCE AND CIVILIZATION IN CHINA, Volume 6: Biology and Biological Technology, Part 1 Botany
Cmbridge, UK Cambridge University Press 1984 0521250765 / 9780521250764 Hard Cover Very Good No D.j. Folio 
original cloth,gilt spine,718 pages, illustrated, index, ex library copy with slight trace of label being removed from spine,bookplate inside front cover,remains of library label on rear endpaper, a sound, tight copy. Botany / by Joseph Needham ; with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-Djen ; and a special contribution by Huang Hsing-Tsung 
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The third Philippine Republic, 1946-1972, Lewis E Gleeck
13 Lewis E Gleeck The third Philippine Republic, 1946-1972
Quezon City New Day Publishers 1993 9711004739 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 8 vo,. 
pict. paper covers. vii, 429 pages : illustrations, clen, bright copy. Gleeck was a member of the US Foreign Service from 1940 to 1969. To the date of this book he had published thirteen books on the American experience in the Phillipines. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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NETSUKE : a guide for Collectors, Mary Louise O'Brien
14 Mary Louise O'Brien NETSUKE : a guide for Collectors
Rutland, Vt C.E. Tuttle Co 1986 0804804230 / 9780804804233 Tenth Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4 to.,(21 x 22 cm) photography by Margaret Dhaemers 
gilt dec. brown cloth, 245 pages : 145 illustrations (some color), pict. end papers, 66 page list of Netsuke Carvers, index. a very good copy in a very good d.j. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Lectures on the history of the Turks in its relation to Christianity, Newman John Henry
15 Newman John Henry Lectures on the history of the Turks in its relation to Christianity
Dublin James Duffy 1854 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 12 mo.,(19 cm.) 
panaled blue cloth, gilt spine,pp. x, (1). blank,1-295, (1) corrigenda; frontis. (map), slight trace of sticker at lower spine of frnt cover, light wear at corners, else a tight, clean copy. Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890. CONTENTS: The mother country of the Turks.--The descent of the Turks.--The conquest of the Turks.--The prospects of the Turks. 
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MANILA, my Manila, Nick Joaquin
16 Nick Joaquin MANILA, my Manila
Makati City Bookmark 1999 971569313X Hard Cover Fine Fine 8 Vo,. illustrations by Bert Gallardo 
brown cloth, gilt cover and spine, 365 pages : illustrations, Joaquin, Manils's poet laureate wrote this history in 1990 and its first edition, (1990), was distributed exclusively to the city's schools. This beautifully produced gift edition brings ther work to the wider world. 
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ART OF CHINA; porcelains, mineral carvings, paintings & sculptures, properties of Arnold Genthe, (N.Y.); Agnes H. Forbes (N.Y.); Irving J. Marantz (of South Norwalk, Conn.); and others 1943/3/24., Parke-Bernet Galleries.
17 Parke-Bernet Galleries. ART OF CHINA; porcelains, mineral carvings, paintings & sculptures, properties of Arnold Genthe, (N.Y.); Agnes H. Forbes (N.Y.); Irving J. Marantz (of South Norwalk, Conn.); and others 1943/3/24.
New York Parke-Bernet Galleries. 1943 Paperbound Very Good 8 vo,. 
printed aperp wraps, 84 pages, illustrated, light soil to wraps, useful reference. Arnold Genthe was a German-born American photographer, best known for his photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and his portraits of noted people. 
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THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION OF THE PHILIPPINES : a pictorial History, Ricardo Trota Jose; Lydia N Yu-Jose
18 Ricardo Trota Jose; Lydia N Yu-Jose THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION OF THE PHILIPPINES : a pictorial History
Metro Manila Ayala Foundation 1997 9718551174 First Edition Paperbound Very Good Oblon 4to.,( 22 x 28 cm) 
pict. paper covers, vii, 258 pages : illustrations, "The Japanese Occupation ofthe Philippines: A Pictorial History offers glimpses of Filipino life under the Japanese rule during the Second World War. This book compiles uncommon photographs culled from vintage newspapers, archives and private collections. Instead of focusing on momentous events, the array of pictures imparts the nameless Filipino's stories of struggle and survival." (from the rear cover) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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CITY OF PINES : the origins of Baguio as a colonial hill station and regional Capital, Robert Ronald Reed
19 Robert Ronald Reed CITY OF PINES : the origins of Baguio as a colonial hill station and regional Capital
Baguio City, Philippines A-Seven Pub 1999 9719134216 Second Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8 vo,. 
green cloth, gilt spine, xli, 248 pages : illustrations, maps, foreword, Paul Wheatley ; photographic research, Erlyn Ruth E. Alcantara. 
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A SENSITIVE INDEPENDENCE : Canadian Methodist women missionaries in Canada and the Orient, 1881-1925, Rosemary R Gagan
20 Rosemary R Gagan A SENSITIVE INDEPENDENCE : Canadian Methodist women missionaries in Canada and the Orient, 1881-1925
Montreal McGill Queen's Univ. Press 1992 0773508961 / 9780773508965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 vo,. 
cloth, xii.,281 pages, illustrated, (10 pp of plates) maps, index, Based on the author's thesis (Ph.D.)--McMaster University, 1987., " In contrast to their idealized image as Christian altruists, the women missionaries of the Woman's Missionary Society (WMS) responded pragmatically to the harsh social realities they faced. They established girls' schools in Japan and China, made efforts to curtail infanticide and footbinding in West China, and campaigned against the exploitation of women of immigrant families in Canada." 
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