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East Asia: the Modern Transformation (a History of East Asian Civilization volume Two
Fairbank, John K., Craig, Albert M., Reischauer, Edwin O.,
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 1.6 kg; XVI, 960 pages, last four pages in advertisements for other books by the publisher. The text is illustrated with maps, and 80 black-and-white plates (photographs), indexed, and includes a pronunciation guide of Chinese, Korean and Japanese, as well as bibliographical suggestions. The dust jacket is illustrated with a map showing the Asian continent from East Pakistan through to Japan. The dust jacket is badly damaged, with chips, and tears. Previous owner's name on front end page, which is a map of East Asia and the rear end page with a map of East and Southeast Asia, going as far south as Darwin. This volume completes a two-volume interpretive account of East Asian civilisation. Covering the 19th and 20th centuries, the second volume gives a definitive, lucid history of this complex, vital area. Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Japan; Economics; Asia; China; History -- Asia. Inventory No: 0216482. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0216482  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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East Asia; the Modern Transformation (a History of East Asian Civilization volume Two
Fairbank, John K., Craig, Albert M., Reischauer, Edwin O.,
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 1.6 kg; XVI, 960 pages, last four pages in advertisements for other books by the publisher. The text is illustrated with maps, and 80 black-and-white plates (photographs), indexed, and includes a pronunciation guide of Chinese, Korean and Japanese, as well as bibliographical suggestions. The dust jacket is illustrated with a map showing the Asian continent from East Pakistan through to Japan. The dust jacket is badly damaged, with chips, and tears. Previous owner's name on front end page. Front end page is a map of East Asia and the rear end page with a map of East and Southeast Asia, going as far south as Darwin. This volume completes a two-volume interpretive account of East Asian civilisation. Covering the 19th and 20th centuries, the second volume gives a definitive, lucid history of this complex, vital area. Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Japan; Economics; Asia; China; History -- Asia. Inventory No: 0248964. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0248964  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Kisho Kurokawa Selected and Current Works; The Master Architect Series
Dobney, Stephen -- Editor ,
ISBN: 1875498222
The Images Publishing Group, Mulgrave, Victoria, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. 1.590 kg.; VIII, 9-256 pages, introduction by Kisho Kurokawa biography, Chronicle list of buildings & projects, awards, decorations, competitions and exhibitions, bibliography, at knowledge and an index. The text is illustrated with numerous colour photographs and black-and-white architectural plans throughout the text. White coloured boards with self embossed titles to the backstrip. Some bumping to the lower book edge and to the backstrip edge. A few handling marks to the book panels. Colour photographic dustwrapper with a silver background with white, red and black titles to the front panel and black and red titles to the backstrip. Creasing and rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. There is a particularly nasty crease/rub to the top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. A look at the Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa. Part of The Master Architect Series -- number 10. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture ; Japan ; ISBN: 1875498222. ISBN/EAN: 9781875498222. Inventory No: 0109785. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0109785  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Sayonara My Friend: Love Annie
Nenaka, Annie; Manassen-Mori, Charlotte; Mori, Charlotte Manassen,
ISBN: 0855722398
Hill of Content Pub Co Pty Ltd, Australia, 1994. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Guy Mirabella -- dust Jacket. Reprint. 450 g; VI, 250 pages, last two pages blank, text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, and a full-page map. Illustrated dust jacket. There is a vicious chip out of the base edge of the back strip, and the rear hinge is not tight. Nevertheless better than a reading copy. This is a true story. A story of love, friendship and insurance; of courage, faith and hope. Two people of different nationalities, backgrounds and environment meet, fall in love and share love's consequences through the war, poverty, separation and prolonged illness, through differences in customs, laws, beliefs and through conflicts within a growing family. An enduring friendship between two women has led to the events now being told. -- from the preface Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Guy Mirabella -- dust Jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Japan; Letters; ISBN: 0855722398. ISBN/EAN: 9780855722395. Inventory No: 0215075. Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0215075  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Custom House
King, Francis,
Longmans, London, 1961. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Rebound/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 435 g.; VIII, 375 pages, last page blank. This book has been rebound in orange coloured cloth binding with gilt titles to the backstrip. The free front end paper and the page following and the rear end paper and the next page have also been replaced. A little rubbing to the book corners and some marking to the book panels. Browning to the text block edges and age toning of the internal text. The bookbinder's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. A crime novel set in contemporary Japan. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Japan ; Fiction -- Crime; Inventory No: 0108120. Rebound
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0108120  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
Noguchi, Isamu,
ISBN: 0810913747
Abrams, New York, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Isamu Noguchi. First Edition. 288 pp., preface by author, acknowledgements, notes to catalogue, plan of museum, appendix, index, photographic credits, map showing museum location. The text is profusely illustrated with both coloured and black and white photographs (48 coloured plates and 257 black and white) and maps. Dark grey boards with blind stamped initials on the front cover and white writing on the spine. Dust marks to the top paper edge and there is a little wrinkling and to the top of the pages. Photographic dustwrapper, showing an interior of the museum, with white writing on the front panel and spine. Very minor wear to the dust wrapper. A catalogue of the works within The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum -- "...for in it the artist himself offers unique, extraordinary insights into the making and meaning of each sculpture.". This is the First USA Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Caulfield. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Isamu Noguchi. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Japan ; Art -- Sculpture; ISBN: 0810913747. ISBN/EAN: 9780810913745. Inventory No: 0101289. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $88.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0101289  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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What is Shinto?
Kato, Genchi,
Maruzen Co Ltd, Tokyo, 1935. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Poor/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 73pp., editorial note, preface by author, bibliography. The text is illustrated with dual coloured photography and black and white illustrations. Illustrated front cover, showing a Shinto temple behind some trees. Illustration has been pasted on post production. The covers of the book are in atrocious condition -- stained, rubbed, faded and incredibly dirty. Crumpling and rubbing to the book edges. Browning and foxing to the paper edges. Staining to the half title page and there is foxing and marks to the end papers. The results of insect activity can be seen on the half title page. The remnants of the glassine dustwrapper have been loosely placed in the back of the book. The history and look at Japanese religion -- Shinto. Tourist Library -- series -- No. 8. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Anthropology ; Japan ; Religion -- Eastern; Social History ; Inventory No: 0102973. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Poor
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0102973  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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