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  1. BUDGE E. A. WALLIS The Monks Of Kublai Khan, Emperor Of China. Or The History of the Life and Travels of Rabban Sawma, Envoy and Plenipotentiary of the Mongol Khans to the Kings of Europe, and Markos who as Mar Yahbhallaha III became Patriarch of the Nestorian Church in Asia. illus. with frontis. & 16 full page plates t/out. and 6 illus. in the text, bibliography, index; pub. LondonThe Religious Tract Society, 1928 1st. ed. or. light blue cl. gilt lettering to spine; pp.XVI,336. Being the first complete translation published in English of the Syriac. Slight foxing, little rubbed to extremities otherwise very good. Price: $200.00
  2. CAIRNS J.F. The Eagle And The Lotus. Western Intervention in Vietnam 1847 - 1968. with notes, index, pub. Melbourne Lansdowne 1969, d/w. 8vo. pp. XII.250. Dr. Cairns presents an informed critical assessment of historical and contemporary events in Vietnam and their implications-particularly for Australia's foreign policy. Near fine copy.  Price: $45.00
  3. CARTER G.S . A Tragedy Of Borneo 1941-1945. Kinabalu National Memorial Park Project, a proposal for Commemoration. (Cover price of $2; Profits arising from the sale of this booklet will be applied to the Memorial Development fund). illus. with numerous  b/w. plates  t/out.  some full page, sketch-map, & portrs., some plates tabs. in text; pub. Kuala Belait, Brunei Press, nd.c.1958. orig. limp pict. col. wps. pp.36 orig. donation-form preserved at end. A 'brochure', calling for donations, with relevant art. Sl. silverfish mark to front cover else fine. Price: $65.00 
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  4. GRIFFIS W.E. Corea The Hermit Nation. illus. with frontis. eng.  & 20  text t/out. Folding map at  rear,  pub.  Lond. Harper  &  Brothers  1905  7th  ed.  or.  maroon  cl.  8vo. pp.XXX.502. v/fine copy.  Price: $150.00
  5. HILDRETH  RICHARD Japan  As  It Was  And  Is.  Ed.  with Supplementary Notes by K. Murakawa. illus. with folding map at  front pub. Tokyo and translated into English  1905  or.  glt.  ltg. to spine, dec. to  front  bd.,  8vo. pp.612. Slight shelf wear, otherwise fine. Price: $65.00
  6. IRISH MISSION LEAGUE-The The Far East A Periodical Devoted to the Conversion of China. Vol.1 No.1 October 1920 5/- a year. illus. with pub. Melbourne The Fathers of the Irish Mission "Far East " Office 1920 printed at the Advocate Press. or. pictorial wrappers, 4to. pp.16. The Irish Mission League Object: The object of the Irish Mission League is to band members of the Irish race in Ireland Australasia, and America into one grand missionary army for the conversion of China. Very good condition. Price: $35.00 
  7. KRASA MILOSLAV The Temples Of Angkor. Monuments to a Vanished Empire profusely illus. with 169 b/w. photographic plates t/out. by Jan Cifra plus 5 folding lists of plates some full page pub. London Allan Wingate 1963 d/w. 4to. square pp.84 text plus 108, in plain cardboard slipcase. Extensive discussion of history and artistic styles employed at various sites includes temple site maps & descriptions of ancient ruins in Cambodian jungles; before devastation to them by the wars in Cambodia. Near fine copy.  Price: $100.00  
    1. MACDONALD DAVID Twenty Years in Tibet. Intimate & Personal Experiences of the Closed Land among all Classes of its people from the Highest to the Lowest illus. with 34 illustrations & fold-out map pub. Seeley, Service & Co. 1932 1st ed. or. yellow cloth, 8vo, pp.318. "…Personal reminiscences of Mr. D. Macdonald, an emissary of the British, into Lhasa in the early Twentieth Century. Of half Sikkimese birth, the author, with his deep knowledge of the Tibetan culture and language, was able to gain entry into all the veiled cloisters of Tibetan life and religion, which included sharing a bedroom with his holiness, the Dalai Lama for a night. "The period spent by him in Lhasa, was one of crucial significance in history and included, among other significant events. Colonel young husband's mission to Lhasa in 1904, the flight of the Dalai Lama in 1910 and his return in the year 1912. With the deep insight of a participant, the author chronicles the sequences of events which shook the foundations of the ancient Tibetan civilisation replacing it with a new era where the Chinese and the British, both played a significant role. The author was a party to the Sino-Tibetan treaty signed in 1918 and a central actor in much of the drama that unfolded in this region. Very sl. browned to spine else fine.   Price: $275.00
    2. MOORE DONALD and Joanna The First 150 Years Of Singapore illus. with endpaper maps, frontis. 136 plates b/w & colour, bibliography, index; pub. Singapore, Donald Moore Press Published in association with the Singapore Chamber of Commerce, 1969 1st.ed. d/w. Royal 8vo. pp. XX.732    Price: $75.00
    3. NARAIN L. A. Khajuraho: Temples of Ecstasy. illus. with 55 col. full page plates t/out. pub. New Delhi, Lustre Press, 1986 d/w. 4to. pp.32,52. Photography by Aditya Arya and D. N. Dube. Brief history and description of the Chandella temples at Khajuraho, with many colour photographs of the temple sculptures.   Price: $40.00 
    4. PIRAZZOLI-T'SERSTEVENS MICHELE The Han Civilization Of China. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. London Phaidon, 1982 1st. ed. English translation, by Janet Seligman. d/w. roy.4to. square pp.240. Fine in fine d/w. In slipcase.   Price: $110.00

    5. PONTING HERBERT G. In Lotus-Land Japan illus. with With col. frontis. and 7 full-page col. plates, numerous b/w. photo-plates pub. London J.M.Dent & Sons 1922 gilt (pictorial of Mt Fuji and Geisha on front boards) XII.306. Covers are little rubbed and gilt title faded, overall very good condition.  Price: $100.00

    6. PRATT AMBROSE Magical Malaya. illus. with frontis. sepia toned photograph showing "Temple of the Emerald Buddha," with tissue guard; 16  full  page plates  t/out. pub. Melb. Robertson & Mullens  1931  or. olive green cl. glt.ltg. 12mo. pp.278. Presentation copy signed by author and dated 4th May 1931. Slight foxing else very good copy.   Price: $75.00
    7. ROPER  MYRA  China. The Surprising Country.  with  e/paper illus. 16 full page plates & 16 dwgs. numerous papercuts pub. Lond.  Heinemann 1966  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.292. Very personal transforming visit to China in the late 1960s Very good in the  chipped d/w.   Price: $30.00
    8. SIMPSON  COLIN Katmandu. illus. with 32 full  page  plates t/out. pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1967 1st.ed. d/w. 4to. pp.104. Presentation copy signed by Colin Simpson.   Price: $35.00
    9. SWAAN WIM Lost Cities Of Asia Ceylon, Pagan & Angkor. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page and colour by the author, plans layouts line drawings and maps; pub. London Elek 1966 1st.ed. d/w. 4to. pp.176. Very good in d/w.   Price: $60.00
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    1. TAYLOR  FLORENCE  M. A Pot-Pourri Of Eastern  Asia.   With comparisons and references. illus. with 64 full page plates t/out.  text  vign. by Mary E. Soady and Jean  Veitch  pub. Syd.  Building  Pub.  Ltd.  1935  1st.ed.  8vo. pp.396.  Mrs Taylor was the first Australian woman to fly (1909), making the first gider flight attempted by a woman. Her travels north passing through New Guinea, Hong Kong, China and Japan. A good documentation of the period's politics, commerce, and social customs. f/free e/paper cut otherwise v/good.   Price: $45.00
    2. YAMAGIWA JOSEPH K. - translated by The Okagami - A Japanese Historical Tale with append. (I-VII), fold. genealogical table, biblio., index; pub. London, George Allen & Unwin 1967 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.488 The Okagami (Great Mirror) is a Japanese 'historical tale' written in the eleventh century. The work of an unknown hand, it covers Japanese history from 850 to 1025, when the Fujiwara family dominated Japanese government and society, and provided most of the Regents, Chancellors, and Great Ministers of the nation. Price: $45.00

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