[Jakarta]: Jayakarta Agung Offset, 1991. 164 pp. Illus. with color photos. Folio. Cloth. In Indonesian. Reflection of Islamic religious life in Indonesia. A fine copy and as new in a near fine dust jacket in a near fine slipcase.
[Dacca]: n.p. . [16 pp]. 16mo. Paper wrappers. First edition. East Pakistan Week, held in Dacca, was a National festival, during January and February and included a week of folk dancing by farmers, fishermen, and tribal people; songs, music, drama, sport competitions, including polo matches, and more. Includes the program for each day, plus money conversion charts, and numerous advertisements. OCLC shows no holdings. A very good copy, wrappers rubbed.
Paris: Andre Barret, (1974). 100 pp. Illus. with color & b/w photos. 4to. Illustrated paper covered boards. First edition. Text in French. A very good copy.
Bangkok: D.K. Book House, 1977. 391 pp. Sm. 8vo. Cloth. First English language edition. Susan Fulop Morell, trans. A vivid picture of the chinese immigant experience in Thailand executed as a series of 96 letters sent over a 20 year span by the protagonist (Tan Suang U, who leaves China at the end of World War II) to his mother in China. First published in Thai in 1969, it won its then 23 year old author the SEATO Prize for Thai Literature. This 1977 translation was the first in any language. A very good+ copy with a little soiling on boards.
n.pl. Than Huu Publishing, n.d. (1992). 230 pp. Illus. with color & b/w photos. 4to. Stiff paper wrappers. First edition. A tribute to the Vietnamese actress who appeared in The Joy Luck Club, My Husband Is Missing, The Children of An Lac, The Hamburger Hill, Operation C.I.A., the T.V series' M.A.S.H. and China Beach. Includes reviews, analyses, and photos. In Vietnamese and English. A near fine copy of this beautiful book.
[Hanoï-Haïphong]: Impr. d'Extrême-Orient, n.d. [ca. 1920s]. 167 pp. + plates. Illus. with 222 tinted and color plates. Sm. 4to. Later full red calf decorated in gilt, beveled edges, four raised bands, red calf endpapers decorated in gilt, all edges red spinkled with gilt stars. Nouvelle Edition autorisée par l'Association des Amis du Vieux Hué, Title and part of text within colored ornamental borders. The classic work on the art in the ancient capital of Vietnam. Originally published in a slightly shorter version as volume 6, no 1 of the Bulletin des Amis du vieux Hué (1919). Includes Hue: sonnet [by] V. Muraire; L'art à Hué [by] L. Cadière; La ville, la maison, meubles, dentelles [by] E. Gras; Les motifs de l'art annamite [by] L. Cadière]: Motifs ornementaux géométriques. Caractères. Objets inanimés. Fleurs et feuilles. Animaux. La sculpture proprement dite. Le paysage. Bound in Siagon in 1961. A near fine copy, minor rubbing on boards.
Paris: Impr. Georges Cadet, 1918. 23 pp. 8vo. Stapled paper wrappers. First edition. In French. "Cette etude a paru les 12 mars, 5, 9, 19 et 23 avril dans la Gazette des valeurs coloniales." Scarce. OCLC shows only Cornell with a copy. A very good+ copy with light soiling on wrappers and a faint crease to one corner.
Hanoi: Imprimerie Nationale, 1951. 269 pp. Illus. with 23 b/w photos, drawings, maps, and plates (some folding). Sm. 4to. Cloth. First edition. Includes articles on Etudes d'epigraphie Indonesienne, Lin-You Du Kouei-Chan, Laos, Les Fouilles d'oc-eo (1944), Etude sur le Van-mieu de Ha-noi (Temple de la litterature), Agrarian reform in le Binh-dinh, Le Ceremonie de l'appel des esprits vitaux chez les Cambodgiens, and Theophile Gerber's examination of the Stieng "Coutumier Stieng" A very good copy with minor wear to head of spine and one corner, a little soiling on rear board, creases to one corner of the end papers.
Sud Vietnam: Editions Liberation Sud Vietnam, 1966. 48 pp. 8vo. Stapled paper wrappers. First edition. In French. Eight propaganda stories of the fighters. OCLC shows only three copies: Cornell, Inst. SE Asian Studies (Singapore), and Univ. London. A very good copy, some soiling on wrappers, leaves browned.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale de France, 1948. [195-204] pp. Sm. 4to. Stapled paper wrappers. Offprint. From: Cent-Cinquantenaire de l'Ecole des Langues Orientales. The study of the Vietnamese language at the school. OCLC and RLIN shows only a single copy at the Biblio Muni de Lyon. A very good copy with an inch tear on lower edge througout, not affecting text.
[New York]: India Society, 1919. Unpaged [2 plates]. Illus. with 2 [of 3] b/w plates. Folio. Paper wrappers. First edition. Reproduced in collotype from the original in the possession of Lt.-Col. M.M. Bidder. Description printed on verso of front wrapper. Contains the front and rear views, but lacks the last plate with two side views. Scarce. OCLC shows only a single copy at the MFA Boston. A very good copy with a crease to one corner throughout.
Bangkok: Siam Society, 1960. 54 pp. Illus. with 1 b/w fold-out map. 8vo. Stapled paper wrappers. First edition thus. A reprint "sponsored by the Asia Foundation, Bangkok Branch ... from the original article written for the Encyclopaedia of Buddhism of the Government of Ceylon." Presentation copy with slip laid in loose. A very good copy, rust stains from the staples, edges lightly browned.
Stuttgart und Berlin: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1912. 147 pp. Illus. with one color plate + 31 tipped in b/w photos mounted on thick card stock. 12mo. Green linen with sewn-in silk book-mark, top edge gilt. Zehnte Auflage. From My hunting Diary. In German. A number of prints of tigers bagged. Sunned spine, small soiled spot on front board, a very good+ copy.
New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. (1984). viii, 144 pp. Illus. with b/w drawings, plans & maps. Sm. 4to. Cloth. Later printing. Twelve articles on South Asia including Hominid origins, the Soan in Central Asia, the Kashmir Valley, Bronze-Age Afghanistan, Lower Indus Valley, Sind, Pakistan, Harappan Settlement in the Punjab, Gangetic cultures in early India, and more. Boards rubbed and sunned else a near fine copy.
Khon Kaen: Faculty of Agriculture Khon Kaen University, 1982. xxii, 174 pp. Illus. with b/w maps and charts. 8vo. Photo-illustrated paper wrappers (paperback). First edition. Uncommon. OCLC shows only 9 copies of this workshop report. A very good+ copy, minor wear to wrappers, owner's name, otherwise clean and unmarked.
Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1967. xiii, 902 pp. + maps. Illus. with b/w photos and maps. 8vo. Cloth. First editions. Original publisher's review slip laid in loose. Covers Burma, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Fine copies with very faint soiling in a very good+ to near fine slightly shelfworn dust jackets. A handsome set.
New York: Continental Publishing Co. 1899. 342 pp. Illus. with 133 b/w photos and 2 color maps. Sm. 4to. Cloth. First edition. Born in Manila, educated in Europe, and later banished by the Spanish, Lala became the first naturalized Filipino-American citizen. Covers the early history, the British occupation, the Spanish colonial government, the Church, religion, tribes, Muslems of Sulu, Manila and other cities, commerce, agriculture including sections on hemp, tobacco use and culture, coffee cultivation, Betel-nuts and grains, wood, minerals, natural history, plus the various insurrections, rebellions, the loss of the Spanish to Dewey, and the American occupation. A very good or better copy, spine ends a worn, owner's name and date in the year of publication on free front end paper, small tear to rear end paper, otherwise clean and tight, images bright, in a clear archival jacket. Griffin. p.48.