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1) All Under Heaven: The Chinese World
Porter, Eliot; Porter, Jonathan
 
New York: Pantheon, 1983. New York: Pantheon, 1983. First edition. 4to. Red linen binding, title in gilt. 192 pp. Fabulous color photographs of China. Dust jacket has wear crown of spine, very light shelf wear. No writing inside. Fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Porter, Eliot. 4to..

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
2) The Alliance--America, Europe, Japan: Makers of the Postwar World
Barnet, Richard J
 
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 511 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Previous owner name and blind stamp. Remainder mark on bottom of pages. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Remainder.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
3) Ancient India
Majumdar, R. C.
 
Delhi, India: Motilal Banarsidass, 1964. Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass, 1964. First thus. 8vo. Brown cloth with black lettering embossed on spine and front board, illustrated with black and white photographs on 19 plates, 538 pp. Ex-library. Front hinge weak. No dust jacket. Rare! Text block solid. Fair.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institutuion 1940
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1941. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1941. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 512 pp. Solar prominences; satellites of Jupiter; cultural values of physics; nuclear fission; national standards of measurement; rise of organic chemical industry; rubber industry; future of man on earth; search for oil; perspectives in evolution; animal behavior; national wildlif ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
5) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institutuion 1952
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1953. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1952. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 461 pp. Radio astronomy; the sun, the moon, and the tides; engineering and pure science; man's synthetic future; phosphorus and life; the ice age in the North American Arctic; 1944 eruption of Usu; snails and their relations to the soil; ecology, evolution and distribution of t ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
6) The Apprentice
Libby, Lewis
 
St Paul, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 1996. St Paul, Minnesota, Graywolf Press, 1996. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black hardcover with gilt lettering embossed on spine, 239 pp. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
7) Archaelogia Mundi Indochina
Groslier, Bernard Philippe; Hogarth, James, translator
 
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1966. Cleveland and New York: World, 1966. First American edition and first edition in English. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 283 pp. Translated from the French by James Hogarth. 35 illustrations in colour, 110 in black and white, lavishly illustrated. Like the other books in this series, this one comes with notes, a bibliography, synoptic chronological table and index. Rubbing at spine of dust jacket. Fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
8) Archaeologia Mundi Japan
Elisseeff, Vadime; Hogarth, James, translator
 
Geneva, Paris and Munich: Nagel, 1973. Geneva, Paris and Munich: Nagel, 1973. First edition in English. Translated from the French by James Hogarth. 8vo. Cloth binding, titles in gilt, 238 pp. Illustrated throughout with 103 black and white and 43 plates in color. Slight wear to dust jacket from storage. No writing inside. Hinges sound. Fine in near fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition in English. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$70.00
9) The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)
Frankfort, Henri
 
Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1955. Baltimore: Penguin Books. The Pelican History of Art. 4to. Fourth revised edition with additional bibliography. Cloth binding, decoration and titles in gilt. Top edge stained grey-blue. 298 pp. including index. Pull-out map of sites mentioned in the text.117 black and white figures. Notes, additional bibliography, 192 black and white plates. Henri Frankfort died in 1954. This masterwork was published posthumously with the assistance of his colleagues. "His greatest love ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
10) The Art of the World. Indonesia : The Art of an Island Group
Wagner, Frits A.
 
New York: Greyston Press, 1967. New York: Greyston, 1967. 8vo. Revised edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 258 pp. 100 illustrations, including 64 full-color plates and other illustrations. Index. Bibliography. Minor adgewear and spotting to page edges. Hinges sound, no writing inside. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival mylar cover.. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
11) Asia Yearbook 1992
Greenwood, Gavin (editor)
 
Hong Kong: Review Publishing, 1992. Hong Kong, Review Publishing, 1992. Edition unknown. 4to. Dark red leatherette with decorated endpapers, illustrated throughout, 216 pp. Front hinge weak at top, text block clean, bright, appears gently read. Very good+ with a near fine dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Unknown. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
12) Asia Yearbook 1993
Greenwood, Gavin (editor)
 
Hong Kong: Review Publishing, 1992. Hong Kong, Review Publishing, 1993. Edition unknown. 4to. Dark blue leatherette with decorated endpapers, illustrated throughout, 240 pp. Text block clean, bright, appears gently read. Fine with a near fine dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Unknown. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
13) Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations: 3 Volumes
Myrdal, Gunnar
 
New York: Pantheon Books, 1968. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Soft cover. 3 volumes. Index. A monumental study of the economy, labor force, population trends, etc. of Asian nations. Minor wear and tanning to soft covers. Interiors clean and tight. Near fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
14) Bali: Behind the Mask
Daniel, Ana
 
New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1981. New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First edition. 4to. Paperback, lavishly illustrated with color and black and white photographs, 167 pp. A rich, beautiful book that gives us - in words and in magnificent photographs - a remarkable document of the island of Bali, it's people and its fascinating complex tradition of dance. ½" crescent-shaped puncture at back of book which also goes through the last three pages. Clean text block. A stunning look at an ex ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
15) Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Dai, Sijie
 
New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 2001. New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. Reprint. 8vo. Black hardcover with gilt lettering embossed on spine, 197 pp. Former owner name on endpaper, otherwise booked would be graded as fine, minor rubbing on dust jacket. Very good in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
16) Bamboo Baskets: Japanese Art & Culture Interwoven With the Beauty of Ikebana
Oster, Maggie;Seelen, Mark
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 1995. New York: Viking Studio, 1995. First edition, first printing, stated. SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY IKEBANA ARRANGEMENTS designer, Yi-An Chou on title page. 4to. Oversize trade paperback, 144 pp. Edition and date starred in red on copyright page. Appears unread. Very good.. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Seelen, Mark; Chou, Yi-An. 4to..

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
17) Bangladesh 2000 : On the Brink of Civil War
Ryan, Paul Ryder
 
Cummington, MA, U.S.A.: Munewata Press, 2000. Cummington; Munesata, 2000. Trade paperback. 8vo. 249 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. New. . First Edition. Trade Paperback. New. Illus. by Sadler, Jim (illustrator). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
18) Bangladesh 2000 : On the Brink of Civil War
Ryan, Paul Ryder
 
Cummington, MA, U.S.A.: Munewata Press, 2000. Cummington: Munewata, 2000. 8vo. Trade paperback. 8vo. 249 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. New. . Trade Paperback. New. Illus. by Sadler, Jim (illustrator). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) The Bear and the Dragon
Clancy, Tom
 
New York <NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2000. New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2000. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over black boards with gilt lettering embossed on spine and front board, red endpapers, 1028 pp. Former owners name on endpaper, else would be graded as "fine". Very good in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition, First Printing. Quarter Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
20) Before I Sleep...The Last Days of Dr. Tom Dooley
Monahan, James, editor
 
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1961. New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1961. First edition, stated first printing. 8vo. Cloth binding, 275 pp. The story of a doctor dedicated to the sick of Southeast Asia, an inspiring story. Corners bumped, previous owner name to front endpaper. Wear to extremities of dust jacket. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
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