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Four Days of Courage : The Untold Story of the Fall of Marcos

by Johnson, Bryan

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Published
1987
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771044489
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AU$26.69

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Toronto: Mcclelland and Stewart, 1987. Hardcover 1st edition. A step by step account of the mass revolt that removed Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos and brought Cory Aquino di power. Rescued from a school library cull, there are a few stamps and stickers, otherwise actually quite a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket in protective mylar. First Edition.… Read more
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Sister Double Happiness

by Kiangsu People's Publishing House

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Published
1977
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$43.29

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Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1977. Stated first edition. A story of the war during the resistance against Japan, telling of a militia leader who pretended to be a bride to lure the enemy out and "finish them off". Minor edgewear and one rubbed spot of cover, interior fine. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Ku Tseng-ping .… Read more
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The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon (The Penguin classics)

by Shonagon, Sei

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Published
1971
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780140442366
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AU$14.41

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UK: Penguin Classics, 1971. Some edgewear and creasing of covers and spine, some age toning of pages otherwise still a good solid reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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Lafcadio Hearn in Japan

by Noguchi, Yone

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$72.15

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Yokohama, Japan: Kelly and Walsh, 1910. ORIGINAL first edition, softcover bound in Japanese style with an open spine and external sewing. Printed in Yokohama. Front and back boards have the start of a crease, but otherwise this is a superb copy. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Shushu Saito ; Genjiro Kataoka ; Lafcadio Hearn .… Read more
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Legacies a Chinese Mosaic

by Lord, Bette Bao

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1990
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394583259
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AU$20.91

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USA: Knopf, 1990. APPEARS UNREAD! Hardcover 1st edition stated. Only a hint of rubbing of back of dust jacket, otherwise GIFT QUALITY. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Lafcadio Hearn

by McWilliams, Vera

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946. Hardcover 1st edition. A clean bright and sturdy copy with only a touch of shelfwear. Dust jacket is a little more worn, but still present and protecting the book. The definitive biography of a brilliant and exotic genius. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair to Good.
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Calendar of Annual Events in Japan with Guide to Places of Interest

by Uenoda, S.

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Published
1955
Condition
Good
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AU$14.30

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Japan: Tokyo News Service, 1955. Hardcover, but frankly the boards are somewhat flexible - something of a cross between hardcover and softcover. No stated date, likely 1950s? Illustrated with photographs. Some edgewear, shelfwear and rubbing of covers, some discoloured areas on back cover, interior (aside from EMbassy stamp) is fine. . Hard Cover. Good.
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Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Thai Studies 11 - 13 May 1990 Volume 1

by Lufan, Chen et al

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
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AU$72.13

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Kunmin, China: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies , 1990. 424 pages. clean and bright copy with only very minor edgewear. A very detailed collection of essays and a scholarly work. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Japanese Society (Pelican)

by Chie Nakane

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780140216820
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AU$8.53

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UK: Penguin Books Ltd, 1973. Light edgewear and minor age toning of pages otherwise a fine solid copy. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Minority Nationalities in Yunnan

by Tourism Editorial Board

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9789622381971
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AU$25.99

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China: Hai Feng, 1991. Softcover collection of 24 colour postcards, each depicting various one of 25 nationalities. We believe there should have been 25 cards, but only 24 are present. Each card has the name of the culture it represents.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Maori Youth : A Psychological Study of Cultural Deprivation

by Ausubel, David

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Published
1965
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Good
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USA: Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1965. Some edgewear and creasing of spine, interior clean.. Soft Cover. Good.
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Pim's Pacific : Stories from the South Seas

by Tudor, Judy

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Published
1965
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Australia: Pacific Publications, 1965. Hardcover 1st edition. Contains many vintage photographs. Book presents some general wear, and also a lightened area at the base of the covers. Dust jacket is price clipped and generally rather worn, but still present and protecting the book. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair.
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Whence came the Thai race -- an inquiry - Tai zu qi yuan wen ti yan jiu

by Lufan Chen

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9787800494970
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AU$64.93

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China: Guo ji wen hua chu ban gong Si, 1990. Text in English and Chinese. Light edgewear otherwise fine. VERY HARD TO FIND. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Coming War With Japan

by George Friedman; Meredith Lebard

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Published
1992
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780312076771
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USA: St Martins Pr, 1992. Former owner's name inside cover and some edgewear otherwise a good solid copy. Soft Cover. Good.
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A Memoir of Misfortune

by Su Xiaokang; Hong, Zhu

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780375410390
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U.S.A.: Knopf, 2001. Hardcover, 1st American edition. Very slight edgewear and minor bowing of covers, all else fine. Dust jacket has seen better days but still present. From the Back Cover: "This book is a record of intense soul-searching, of a reevaluation of the self's role in the family, and of the impossibility of understanding and mastering one's… Read more
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The Great Moghuls

by Gascoigne, Bamber

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780094787506
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U.S.A.: Constable & Co, 1998. Minor edgewear otherwise a fine clean solid copy. Richly illustrated with 56 colour images and 87 in b&w. A fascinating look into Moghul India. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Nectar in a Sieve

by Markandaya, Kamala

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Published
1954
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Good
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USA: Signet, 1954. The story of a woman's struggle in a changing India. Date given as 1954, likely printed int he 1960s. Some edgewear and creasing of covers, pages a little yellowed, otherwise still a good reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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Unbound : a True Story of war, Love and Survival

by King, Dean

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316167086
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USA: Little Brown and Company, 2010. Hardcover 1st edition. From the publisher:"In October 1934, the Chinese Communist Army found itself facing annihilation, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of Nationalist soldiers. Rather than surrender, 86,000 Communists embarked on an epic flight to safety. Only thirty were women. Their trek would eventually cover 4,000 miles over 370 days. Under enemy fire… Read more
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The Australian Bush - Outward Bound Library

by Fullerton, Mary E

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
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London: JM Dent, 1928. Hardcover - attractively bound in dark blue with gilt titles on spine. Maps on both endpapers. Nicely illustrated by Goodchild. One of a series of books from the Outward bound library.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Goodchild, John .
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Journey to the Far Pacific

by Dewey, Thomas E

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Published
1952
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Very Good
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USA: Doubleday, 1952. Hardcover, grey covers with gilt titles on spine. A clean solid copy with only a touch of shelfwear. Dust jacket is a little chipped and is price clipped, otherwise it too is quite good. Covers the authors travels to the following countries : Burma - Australia - China - France - India - Indonesia… Read more
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