Asia Bookroom - Asia at Your Fingertips
Asia Bookroom's Hours
Asia Bookroom is open at varying times throughout the week, by appointment or by chance. You are very welcome to visit if you are passing and see we are here, but if you want to be sure that Asia Bookroom will be open please make an appointment or check on this website where we will post our opening hours on a weekly basis.
This week beginning February 8th we will open the following hours
Tuesday February 9th - 10 - 5.30pm
Wednesday February 10th - 10 - 5.30pm
Thursday February 11th - 10 - 5.30pm
Friday February 12th - 1 - 5pm
Saturday February 13th - 10am - 5pm
Next week February 15th - 20th we will be open
Tuesday February 16th 10 - 5.30pm
Wednesday February 17th - 10 - 5.30pm
Thursday February 18th - 10 - 5.30pm
Friday February 19th - 1 - 5pm
Saturday February 20th - 10am - 5pm
The Chinese Girl. Translated from the Original Manuscript in Russian.
MILLER, I.L. (MR GRIN).
Translated into English by E. De Laberbis. Black and white full page photographic portraits of Chinese women, 108pp. Original orange cloth lettered in black with a pictorial label showing the silhouette of a stylish Chinese woman laid down on the upper cover. Cloth a little rubbed at extremities, some light soiling. Occasional foxing and light brow ... more
Stock ID: 154692
Full page map, 3 rather charming black and white line illustrations in text, 16pp, original wrappers with a colour plate laid down on the upper cover, covers foxed and marked, Text in French with an English translation at rear. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 154701) ... more
Stock ID: 154701
My First Book of Indonesian Words. An ABC Rhyming Book of Indonesian Language and Culture.
Bilingual picture book, hardback. My First Book of Indonesian Words introduces Indonesian language and culture to young children in a fun, playful way. The familiar ABC rhyming structure combines with sparkling illustrations to encourage the natural ability of children to pick up new languages and vocabulary quickly. Words for things kids already k ... more
Stock ID: 154724
Basic Terms of Shinto.
SHINTO COMMITTEE (COMPILED BY).
Black and white photographic illustrations, xiii + 92pp, indices, paperback covers lifting slightly, spine a little faded, otherwise a good copy. A brief exposition of selective terms of Shinto prepared for participants of the IXth International Congress for the History of Religions. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 154814) ... more
Stock ID: 154814
SWETTENHAM, FRANK ATHELSTANE.
xi + 288pp + 2 page note on cover design, some occasional foxing other leaves, neat inscription front free endpaper, original pictorial yellow cloth little soiled and worn. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 154851) ... more
Stock ID: 154851
Captured in Tibet.
Maps, black and white photographic illustrations, 255pp, evenly browned throughout, wrappers a little worn, a good paperback copy. Account of author's experiences of Tibet, and of the Chinese invasion through Eastern Tibet. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 154983) ... more
Stock ID: 154983
Chinese Classical Prose. The Eight Masters of the T'ang-Sung Period.
SHIH, SHUN LIU. (SELECTED AND TRANSLATED BY).
AU$40.00 (WAS AU$51.65
Selected and translated to English by Shih Shun Liu with notes and Chinese texts. xviii + 365pp, bibliography, dustjacket a little worn and sunned at spine, a very good hardback copy. "In the study and translation of Chinese literature by Western scholars, a comparatively neglected area is that of the 'ku-wen', or classical prose of the T'ang-Sung ... more
Stock ID: 155027
Chinese Dress. From the Qing Dynasty to the Present.
Beautifully presented, full colour photographic illustrations, maps, 240pp, bibliography, index, dustjacket. This book examines the extraordinary range of Chinese dress, from court and formal costumes through to the working attire of the lower classes and the latest fashions of New China. Against a background of historical, cultural, and social ch ... more
Stock ID: 155116
Japanese Empire "Pop Out" Style Maps
8 pop-our jigsaw style maps on cards issued as a supplement to a magazine in the 1930s. Maps show Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Original card covers now fragmented and browned. Complete. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155126) ... more
Stock ID: 155126
Gardens in Kyoto.
Map, profusely illustrated with photographic plates, mainly in black and white with a few in colour, 112pp, neat inscription title page, quarto, a good hardback copy in dustjacket. Chapter headings are: Garden of the Katsura and Shugakuin Imperial Villas, Unique Japanese art, Manifold Gardens of Kyoto, Gardens in Kyoto. (When referring to this ite ... more
Stock ID: 155140