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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.

We are open
Saturday February 13th - 10am - 5pm

The week beginning 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. (The Chinese Girl.)
The Chinese Girl. Translated from the Original Manuscript in Russian.
MILLER, I.L. (MR GRIN).
AU$950.00
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
 Bazar China Antiquidades Chinesas. Curios Store. B (Bazar China Antiquidades Chinesas. Curios Store. Bric-A-Brac.)
Bazar China Antiquidades Chinesas. Curios Store. Bric-A-Brac.
[TRADE CARD - MACAO].
AU$45.00
Three panel black and white trade card in Chinese, Portuguese and English, list of Chinese dynasties on verso. Light browning in a few places. Good copy. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 154699) ... more
Stock ID: 154699
 Macao (Macao)
Macao
[MAP].
AU$85.00
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. (Cover Image)
My First Book of Indonesian Words. An ABC Rhyming Book of Indonesian Language and Culture.
HIBBS, LINDA.
AU$16.99
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. (Basic Terms of Shinto.)
Basic Terms of Shinto.
SHINTO COMMITTEE (COMPILED BY).
AU$70.00
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
 Malay Sketches. (Malay Sketches.)
Malay Sketches.
SWETTENHAM, FRANK ATHELSTANE.
AU$150.00
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. (Captured in Tibet.)
Captured in Tibet.
FORD, ROBERT.
AU$20.00
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. (Chinese Classical Prose.)
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
 An Advisory Report on the Australian Security Inte (An Advisory Report on the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terro)
An Advisory Report on the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002.
PARLIAMENTARY JOINT COMMITTEE ON ASIO, ASIS AND DSD.
AU$35.00
xvi + 81pp, appendices, a prior owner's inscription title page, a little brown staining to upper portion of front endpapers and fore edge, large octavo, a good paperback copy. Report 1. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155030) ... more
Stock ID: 155030


 India''s Tibet Policy. (India''s Tibet Policy.)
India's Tibet Policy. An Appraisal and Options.
MEHROTRA, L.L.
AU$50.00
vi + 62pp, annexures, covers trifle worn, small quarto, a very good paperback copy. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155082) ... more
Stock ID: 155082

 Chinese Dress. (Chinese Dress.)
Chinese Dress. From the Qing Dynasty to the Present.
GARRETT, VALERY.
AU$45.00
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 (Japanese Empire Pop Out Style Maps)
Japanese Empire "Pop Out" Style Maps

AU$275.00
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. (Gardens in Kyoto.)
Gardens in Kyoto.
JAPAN TIMES.
AU$25.00
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


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