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China, India & the Far East

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1 American Civil War / Slavery Etc
London The London Illustrated News 1864 First Edition Original Print 
Lots of prints acutually removed from the London Illustrated News ( not Copies, restrikes or reprints) actual newspaper & looking stunning in black & white, drawn from life at the time by artists employed to draw the scenes as they unfolded before them, photography being in its infancy it was not yet used by news paper men, these mostly young artists, often went on to become very well known , Email for images. Prices start at 30 Euro up to 125 Euro These are very RARE . More subjects available including American city pictures, the fire of Chicargo , the Black slave trade , news pictures from Britain, Ireland , China , Japan etc. covering the years 1848 to 1880. 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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2 Life`s Handicap
London Macmillan 1928 Reprint Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A very nice copy in the original fawn stiff paper dj an almost fine copy bond in red with gilt titles & elephant and swastica all very bright. 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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3 A.c.bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Bhagavad-Gita
USA Bhaktivedanta Book Trust 1976 As New As New 8vo Its Heavy, So Extra Postage. Ills 
Signature & dedication of previous owner. 
Price: 11.70 EUR
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4 Arthur Waley, Translator. Edited By Jaroslav Pelikan Sacred Writings
New York Book of the Month Club 1992 New York Book Club Fine Fine 8vo 

Price: 10.80 EUR
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The Log of the Cutty Sark, Basil Lubbock
5 Basil Lubbock The Log of the Cutty Sark
Glasgow James Brown 1924 First Edition Hard Back Red Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrations & Fold Out Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
Scarce book on the Cutty Sark, some wonderful photographs of her & her crew from the 1880`s to the 1920`s. 420pp. 
Price: 99.00 EUR
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Japanes Print, Buncho
6 Buncho Japanes Print
Japan Print Very Good Condition 5/12" X 10/14" Buncho 
A 1930`s copy of an 18thc print of an actor dressed as a fox in mans clothing . 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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7 C Cadle The Cadle Duplex Jet Water Wheel.
39 Wellington Quay Dublin. C Cadle 1891 First Edition Wraps Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
An extremily rare pamphlet on the Cadle water wheel, diagrams and help on how to set up and use it, measure water coming through etc, A must for any settler or pioneer to remote spots. 28pp. 
Price: 40.50 EUR
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8 Cornaby w Arthur A Necklace of Peach - Stones
Shanghai North China Daily News & Herald Ltd 1925 First Edition Hard Back Tan Very Good No Dj 8v0 Tall Illustrated with Drawings 
Boards are a bit soiled and faded, many nice drawings 390pp. 
Price: 40.50 EUR
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9 CORNWALLIS, Charles, First Marquis of Cornwallis , Edited By Charles Ross. Correspondence of Charles , First Marquis of Cornwallis
London John Murray 1859 First Edition Hard Back Brown Very Good 8vo Heavy 3 Vols Frontis of Cornwallis 
First edition 3 vols, 2 folding maps & a folding genealogical table original grained cloth with blind boarder decoration gilt titles to spine and gilt Cornwallis crest to front boards. A handsome set heavy at 4kg so will require extra postage please email for cost. Cornwallis ( 1738 - 1805) Commander of the British forces who surrendered at Yorktown Virginia 1781 ensuring a victory over the British in the American revolution, he was Govenor- General of India 1786-93 in 1798 appointed Lord Lieutenant & supreme army commander in Ireland & he successfully put down the rebellion there. This is an important work on the histories of America, India ,& Ireland Scarce. 
Price: 315.00 EUR
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10 Diana Ffarington Hook. The I Ching and Its Associations.
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1980 First Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 

Price: 9.00 EUR
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11 Edward Fitzgerald Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
London George G Harrap 1949 First Thus ? Hard Back Very Good Good in Protector 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Ills By Stephen Gooden 
A very nice copy but the dj has some issues with a 3" part of the spine and a 1" V shape peice missing from the top front fep has a gift inscription . Four charming B&W illustrations. 
Price: 36.00 EUR
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12 Elsie McCormick The Unexpurgated Diary of a Shanghai Baby
Shanghai The China Press 1921 First Edition Soft Card Wrapps Good No Dj As called for 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very scarce first edition of this amusing book of a view of China from a pram. Binding is firm and tight but very faded crackeled, damp staining through out, not effecting the text, last page the epilogue is partly loose. Gift inscription and date in pencil Dec 25, 21. 98pp. 
Price: 292.50 EUR
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The Tiger Kills , the Story of the Indian Divisions in the North Africa  Campaign., General Sir Claude Auchinleck
13 General Sir Claude Auchinleck The Tiger Kills , the Story of the Indian Divisions in the North Africa Campaign.
India His Majesty`s Stationery Office for the Govenment of India 1944 First Edition Paper Back Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
The storys of the great and brave Indian regiments fighting with the British Army against the German forces in the middle east in the second world war. 
Price: 18.00 EUR
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14 Gildo Fassati The World of Jade. Great Masterpieces of Chinese Art.
New York Cresent Books 1992 0-517-10244-7 / 9780517102442 First Edition Very Good Very Good 4to Profusely Illustrated With Wonderfull Photigraphs. 

Price: 31.50 EUR
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15 His Holiness the Dalai Lama Ethics for the New Millennium
New York Riverhead Books 1999 1-57322-025-6 / 9781573220255 First As New As New 8vo 

Price: 9.00 EUR
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16 John Carswell, Louis De La Haba, Seymour l Fishbein, Thomas O`neill, Cynthia Russ Ramsay. Splendors of the Past. Lost Cites of the Ancient World.
USA National Geographic 1988 Third Printing Very Good Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Profusely Illustrated 

Price: 13.50 EUR
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17 John William Kaye The Life and Correspondence of Charles, Lord Metcalfe , Late Govenor-General of India, Govenor of Jamaica, and Govenor General of Canada. From Unpublished Letters and Journals
London Richard Bentley & Son 1854 First Edition Hard Back Brown Decorated Boa Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall Two Vols 
A very scarce set bound in contemporary brown buckrum with gilt titleand heraldic device on spine and blind decoration to boards, orange endpapers showing signs of sometime exposia to damp, just darkened , a small amount of foxing to the first and last pages , handsome book plate on fpd of Sir James Macaulay Higginson KCB he himself was Govenor of Antiqua 1847-50 & Mauritius 1851-57 (we obtained this book with the entire library of Ballyrankin house Co Wexford close family connections) both vols with signature j m higginson vol 1516pp. Vol11 644pp 
Price: 310.50 EUR
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18 Joseph Murphy Secrets of the I Ching
New York Parker Publishing 1970 Good Fair Torn 8vo 

Price: 13.50 EUR
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Japanese Print, Kitagawa Utamaro
19 Kitagawa Utamaro Japanese Print
Japan Print Very Good Condition 7/14"x10/14" Kitagawa Utamaro 
Wonderful print by one of the great masters, a portrait of the great dancer Sagi Musume. print is mounted in 2" cream mount board wrapped ready for framing. Printed circa 1935 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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The Rivers of Paradise and Children Shem.   and a Disquisition Concernig the Expedition of Sesostris Into India, Lieut Colonel Wm Stirling
20 Lieut Colonel Wm Stirling The Rivers of Paradise and Children Shem. and a Disquisition Concernig the Expedition of Sesostris Into India
London Rivingtons 1855 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Slim Map & One Illustration 
The book is in very good condition bound in blue cloth with gilt title on front board & blind tooling around border, book is scarce in this condition. 
Price: 121.50 EUR
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