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JAPAN TRAVEL BUREAU. (EDITED BY).
4 full page black and white line illustrations, 72 full page colour photographic illustrations captioned in Japanese with accompanying caption and short paragraph of description in English. All edges gilt. 17.7 x 19.5cm. Handsome silvered metalwork design with a red background showing a dragon and accompanying decoration laid down on upper cover. B ... more
Stock ID: 151683
Musjawarah Kemakmuran Mesdjid.
[NORTH SUMATRA MOSQUE MEDAN - CONSENSUS MEETING].
16pp, original wrappers, evenly browned throughout, little patchy browning lower cover. Loosely inserted are an advertisment and a typescript document. The advertisement is for classes on Musjawarah which were to be held at the mosque during 1962. Printed on an evenly browned single sheet, 34 x 21.2cm. The lightly browned typescript document is th ... more
Stock ID: 151295
Six Postcard Views of Shanghai.
[SHANGHAI POSTCARD ALBUM].
6 delightful coloured Tuck's Oilette postcards of Shanghai in attractive thick card album with string tie. Cream mounts a trifle browned, cards very good. Raphael Tuck began issuing his Oilette series of cards from 1903. The cards in this album are all from the Shanghai II series; Two images show "The Bund" from an a-typical angle, 2 images show Na ... more
Stock ID: 151870
The Jap Surrender in full color. [Article in The Saturday Evening Post, October 27, 1954].
[SATURDAY EVENING POST].
Copy of the US magazine The Saturday Evening Post featuring two articles on Japan: "Road to Tokyo - Have We Given Japan Back to the Japs? - Richard Tregaskis (11th of a series); The Japs Last Bite - William L. Worden. 3 pages. Original wrappers present but upper wrapper detached. Corners creased, small chips and occasional closed tears wrappers. ... more
Stock ID: 152569
[CHINESE ARTICLES IN 1930S BBC MAGAZINE].
3 issues of the BBC's magazine The Listener published in the mid 1930s each with an article about China. The Listener 4 December 1935 Vol XIV No 360. Includes 3 page article with black and white illustrations "The Chinese Painter" by Chiang Yee. This issue also includes an interesting article (not of Chinese interest) by Alistair Cooke - The Inn ... more
Stock ID: 151342
Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society 1948-1949. Vol 24.
ORIENTAL CERAMIC SOCIETY.
Map, black and white photographic plates,83pp + 34 photographic plates, endpapers and edges trifle foxed, spine browned and foxed, name of prior owner front free endpaper, pencilling in margin one leaf, quarto, hardback. Papers in this volume include: A Visit to An-Yang; Blue and white vessels in Persian Miniatures of the 14th and 15th Centuries re ... more
Stock ID: 152073
The Swadeshi Movement. A Symposium. Views of Representative Indians and Anglo-Indians.
[INDEPENDENCE - SWADESHI MOVEMENT].
307pp + xi +  page catalogues of publisher's advertisments. Original wrappers chipped, insect damaged with a little loss and soiled, only small portions of paper back strip remain but the binding is still sound. Some light even browning throughout. Swadeshi Movement was a pre-Gandhi pro-independence economic movement which was based on swadeshi ... more
Stock ID: 152464