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A Practical Introduction To The Study of Japanese Writing (Moji No Shirube).
CHAMBERLAIN, BASIL HALL.
Profusely illustrated with examples of Chinese characters, vii + 547pp, appendix, indices, corrigenda. quarto. Lacks title page. Some generally neat notes in pencil and ink, lacks a final leaf following the text, an advert?, ex-library with some occasional stamps and two sets of numbers in ink upper corner front paste down, rebound in library cloth ... more
Stock ID: 153644
Bác Hồ Cúa Chúng Ta. [Our Uncle Ho].
[HO CHI MINH - COLLECTION OF POSTCARDS].
20 black and white postcards complete in pictorial card folder little torn at tail of spine, very good set. Each card captioned on the reverse, a list of the cards is printed on one flap of the card folder. All text in Vietnamese. The 20 cards show Ho Chi Minh in both formal, battle and informal situations. The photographs date from the 1940s to th ... more
Stock ID: 153604
Betty Boop and Mickey Mouse Sugoroku.
Coloured sugoroku, 38.5 x 54cm. Small holes along horizontal and vertical central folds, 4 neat washi repairs to reverse, few minor tears left margin not affecting the image. Good copy. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 153038) ... more
Stock ID: 153038
A Little Journey to Japan. The Plan Book Volume IV, No. 6.
GEORGE, MARIAN M. (EDITOR).
Colour frontispiece showing the Japanese flag, black and white line and photographic illustrations in the text, 98pp + short list of reference books + publisher's advertisement. Original pictorial dark green wrappers, wrappers a little chipped and browned, good copy. American school text book covering the geography, history, culture and customs of ... more
Stock ID: 153425
Japanese Account Books
Three account books from the Minato-Ya (湊屋) store which was located in Kurayoshi-shi (倉吉市), Nishinaka-machi (西仲町) Tottori (鳥取). The products sold include matches, candles, detergent, incense stick, beads, seed oil, sugar, shampoo, beer, charge for a haircut, mosquito-repellant in ... more
Stock ID: 148812
Photograph Album - Port Said, Aden, Karachi, Bombay, Goa, Marmagoa, Colombo, Madras, Rangoon, Calcutta.
VICTORIAN CONNECTION - PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM - CRUISE ON THE M.S. CITY OF RAYVILLE FIRST US VESSEL SUNK IN WWII.
Personal photograph album of a voyage on the M.S. City of Rayville from Port Said to India and Burma. 61 black and white photographs neatly annotated each measuring 6.5 x 8.5cm. Original covers have been replaced with rather amateur cork covers and unlettered cloth tape spine. Some photographs are marked and stained but generally a very interesting ... more
Stock ID: 136933
Textes en Langue Boughi.
18pp + [1pp], original wrappers. Oblong original pictorial wrappers with thread tie, corners bumped and a trifle worn, a nice copy of a scarce work. 8 x 24.5cm. Chrestomathies Océaniennes. Bugis is spoken by the Bugis people of southern Sulawesi. A member of the Austronesian family of languages similarly to Makassan Bugis text is written in L ... more
Stock ID: 152636
Chinese Village, Pokfulum. (Hongkong).
FLOYD, WILLIAM PRYOR. (ATTRIBUTED TO).
Original albumen photograph measures 19 x 26.9cm. Laid on thick paper, matted. Matt measures 38.1 x 46cm. "Floyd, William Pryor (1834 - c. 1900). Important and highly talented British photographer whose Hong Kong studio was, for a time, one of the most successful commercial operations of its kind in the Far East. Worked in Shanghai (1864) and Macau ... more
Stock ID: 150504
China and the New Nations of South East Asia.
12 page single sided typescript of a speech given by Professor Fitzgerald in Sydney in 1961. Annotated "Public Lecture/Sydney/April, 1961" in upper right corner. Horizontal crease from folding, stain from paper clip upper left, last 5 leaves silver fish damaged only affecting text on last leaf but the meaning is still clear. From the collection of ... more
Stock ID: 150051