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100 Events That Shaped the Philippines
1 100 Events That Shaped the Philippines
National Centennial Commission 1999 Quezon City, Philippines First Edition 9715080502 Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
395 page, 750+ photographs & illustrations. Black-board cover, silver titling to front & spine, some edge-wear, bending to corners, some denting & scratching. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, otherwise clean & straight. Something has been spilt on first few pages (at bottom edge), pages stuck together, removed & repaired with black marker, (some left on front fly-leaf) contents page still has several small white spots. Otherwise pages are clean straight & unmarked with tight binding. "A centennial celebration of words & pictures ." Manila Critics Circle Award for Best Design and Best Book in History 2000. 138 000156 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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2 India
Lonely Planet 2005 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS- 25 002666 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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3 Marcos of the Philippines
Raya Books Soft Cover Fair 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 306 002707 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Selected Military Writings of Mao Tse-Tung
4 Selected Military Writings of Mao Tse-Tung
Foreign Languages Press 1968 Peking First Pocket Edition Soft Cover Fine Fine 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
410 pages, red page ribbon in place, like new. Red cover, no marks, no wear. One very tiny tear to front fly-leaf otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. 229 001582 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Spanning The Decades 1902 - 2002
5 Spanning The Decades 1902 - 2002
The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines 2003 Philippines First Edition 971927090X Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
194 page, colour & b/w illustrations thr/out. Illustrated cover, very minor edge wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear & very small spot of peeling on back. Illustrated end papers & half title, pages all clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "With over a hundred period photos, many never published before . is as much an historical document as it is a commemorative volume - a must read for students of US history, the Philippines, and their role in projecting US influence and commerce in Asia." 138 000157 
Price: 115.00 AUD
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6 Wood and Paper in Korean Traditional Crafts
The National Fold Museum of Korea 2004 Seoul, Korea First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
335 pages, colour photos thr/out, English and Korean text. Cream card cover, slight edge-wear, small denting/creasing to bottom right corner, some small rubbing marks. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". the exhibition provides the opportunity to compare between objects with similar uses, while displaying traditional craft items made of two different materials . In the harmony of tangible and intangible objects, you will discover folk traditions and the living wisdom of our ancestors . special exhibition commemorative of ICOM 2004 SEOUL ." 154 000388 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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7 Vietnam on Film; From the Green Berets to Apocalypse Now
Adair, Gilbert Proteus Books 1981 New York First Edition 0906071437 / 9780906071434 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192 page, b/w illustrated. Black-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, slight edge-wear, few small closed tears, very minor chipping. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". moves from the exploitation and naivete of 'The Green Berets' the light-hearted draft-dodging of 'Greetings', the clumsy commentary of 'The Boys in Company C', through the 'aftermath' statements of 'Taxi Driver', 'Dog Soldiers' and 'Coming Home' to the powerful pretension of 'The Deer Hunter' and finally, 'Apocalypse Now'." 201 000299 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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8 Sayaw; Philippine Dances
Alejandro, Reynaldo Gamboa; Santos-Gana, Amanda Abad National Bookstore, Inc., Anvil Publishing, Inc. 2002 Manila, Philippines 9712711684 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
238 page. Illustrated cover and jacket (unclipped), both with slight bubbling from manufacturers contact covering. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". lavishly illustrated . surveys dances in the Philippines - from the dances of the ethnolinguistic groups to the current ballroom dance craze. A sequel to the author's 'Philippine Dance: Mainstream and Crosscurrents' (1978) . traces the progression of dance in the Philippines, from the Spanish era to the present." 161 000318 
Price: 250.00 AUD
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In Search of Old Peking, Arlington, L. C. & Lewisohn, William
9 In Search of Old Peking
Arlington, L. C. & Lewisohn, William Oxford University Press 1987 Oxford, England 019584226X / 9780195842265 Hard Cover Good Good 
382 pages, b/w illustrated. Green, cloth boards, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated unclipped jacket, rubbing to front folds, edge-wear, otherwise whole and intact. Pages have a few light spots of aging, heavier to top closed page edges, other pages are clean and intact, fold out maps intact. Tight binding. ". much more than a classic guide book: it is both a painstakingly constructed portrait of one of the world's great cities in the 1930s and a lament for the end of a unique era. First published in 1935, this book was regarded as the standard guide to Peking before 1949. It remains astonishingly evocative today, for residents and visitors alike. It is re-issued with a new Introduction by Geremie Barme." 240 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 001306 
Price: 95.00 AUD
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13/13 Vietnam: Search & Destroy - A Photographic Essay, Baxter, Gordon
10 13/13 Vietnam: Search & Destroy - A Photographic Essay
Baxter, Gordon The World Publishing Company 1967 Cleveland, USA First Softcover Edition Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
120 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Illustrated card cover, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Binding is a bit dry, however is intact. ". it is much more than just an album of war photographs. The pictures are far more telling than, say, the electronic impersonality of TV newsreels. They show cruelty and kindness, destruction and civic action; in short, they mirror the reality of Vietnam. the text enriches without dominating the photographs, which are the book." 2 000667 
Price: 34.00 AUD
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The Japanese Experience; A Short history of Japan, Beasley, W. G.
11 The Japanese Experience; A Short history of Japan
Beasley, W. G. Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1999 London, England 0297643088 / 9780297643081 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
299 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Black-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". an authoritative, lucid and concise history of Japan from the sixth century to the present day. It is the history of a society and a culture with a distinct sense of itself . examines the changing society and culture of Japan and considers what, apart from the land and the people, is specifically Japanese about the history of Japan." 10 000818 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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12 The Age of Angkor; Treasures from the National museum of Cambodia
Brand, Michael; Phoeurn, Chuch Australian National Gallery 1992 Canberra, ACT, Australia First Edition 0642130906 / 9780642130907 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
112 pages, colour photos thr/out. Illustrated card cover, very minor shelf rubbing to rear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "There can be no doubt that Khmer sculpture respresents one of the greatest achievements of world art, and that the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh holds the world's greatest collection of this art. The Australian National Gallery is extremely honoured to be able to borrow an exhibition from the National Museum as part of a long-term progream of collaboration between the two institutions." 165 001012 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Last Climb, The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory, Breashears, David; Salkeld, Audrey
13 Last Climb, The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory
Breashears, David; Salkeld, Audrey National Geographic Society 1999 Washington, D.C. First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
240 page, b/w & colour illustrations thr/out. Original blue cloth backed boards, gold titling to spine, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". boasts breathtaking, full-colour photography of the high Himalaya, along with dramatic shots from the 1999 Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition. . at once a thrilling narrative of challenge and courage; a treasury of rare historical images; and an unforgettable panorama of a forbidden, almost medieval world." 138 000159 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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The Battle of Maryang San; 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment Korea, 2-8 October 1951, Breen, Bob (ed)
14 The Battle of Maryang San; 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment Korea, 2-8 October 1951
Breen, Bob (ed) Headquarters Training Command 1994 Sydney, Australia 0642213089 / 9780642213082 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
122 pages, b/w photos, folded maps. Illustrated card cover, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Slight lifting of cover from main body, otherwise tight binding. "In this action, 3RAR had won one of the most impressive victories achieved by any Australian battalion. This was probably the greatest single feat of the Australian Army during the Korean War." 251 001082 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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15 Brothers in Arms, a Journey from War to Peace
Broyles, Jr., William Alfred A. Knopf 1986 New York First Edition 0394549112 / 9780394549118 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
284 uncut pages, b/w line maps 'Vietnam 1969' on endpapers. Light grey-board cover to grey-cloth spine, gold titling, minor rubbing and discolouring to top edge, slight denting to bottom corners. Unclipped jacket, small tears and denting to edges, several small marks, slight foxing on inside front flap and slight discolouring on rear flap, otherwise straight and clean. Pages clean, straight and unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . not only an invaluable account of Vietnam ten years after the war's end, . profound and moving meditation on the nature of war and the brotherhood of combat." 108 000105 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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16 Chinese Paintings of the Ming and Qing Dynasties
Capon, Edmund & Pang Mae Anna International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited 1982 First Edition 0959412204 / 9780959412208 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208 page, colour photos thr/out. White-gloss cover, some edge-wear, slight pushing on corners, small rub mark on front. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. Produced from exhibitions at Art Gallery of NSW, Queensland Art Gallery, Art Gallery of South Australia, Art Gallery of Western Australia and National Gallery of Victoria. 154 000394 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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17 Brother Number One; A Political Biography of Pol Pot
Chandler, David P. Westview Press 1992 USA First Edition 0813309271 / 9780813309279 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
254 page, b/w photographs. Red-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, chipping to back top corner. Light pen mark to bottom closed page edges, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "In the tragic recent history of Cambodia - a past scarred by a long occupation by Vietnamese forces and by the preceding three year reign of terror by the brutal Khmer Rouge - no figure looms larger or more ominously than that of Pol Pot . illuminates the ideas and behavior of this enigmatic man and his entourage against the background o fpost-World War II events, providing a key to understanding this horrific, pivotal period of Cambodian history." 62 000532 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, Chapman, Jan
18 The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China
Chapman, Jan Christie's Books 1999 London First Edition 0903432579 / 9780903432573 Hard Cover As New As New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
288 pages, colour photos throughout. Blue boards in beautiful condition. Illustrated, unclipped jacket. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". an outstanding illustrated survey of carvings from some of the world's finest and most unusual private and public collections." - 593 005340 
Price: 400.00 AUD
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Kuala Lumpur; A Sketch Book, Chen Voon Fee
19 Kuala Lumpur; A Sketch Book
Chen Voon Fee Archipelago Press 2000 Singapore 9813018208 / 9789813018204 Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Chin Kon Yit 
96 page, 150+ colour line drawings. Brown-cloth cover. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear with very slight peeling on edges. Neat note to ex-owner on 1/2 title, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ".one of Malaysia's most accomplished artists records the capital's rich architectural heritage and captures the spirit of everyday life on its streets and in its markets. Each chapter opens with a concise introduction, before a lively collection of annotated illustrations takes the reader around the most visited tourist sites and little-known backstreets in search of the living relics of a bygone era." 154 000377 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Journey of the Catholic Church in Malaysia - 1511-1996, Chew, Marueen K. C.
20 The Journey of the Catholic Church in Malaysia - 1511-1996
Chew, Marueen K. C. Catholic Research Centre 2000 Kuala Lumpur First Edition 9838081124 / 9789838081122 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
500 pages. Illustrated card cover, very minor edge-wear, some very light yellowing to outer edges of front cover. Note to ex-owner on front end page, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". the story of a long journey. The growth of the church since 1511 is carefully and meticulously narrated in six chronological chapters, ending with the contemporary scene. The journey cuts through the artifical and unnecessary barriers of time with a comprehensive opening - that outlines the social, economic, political and cultural phenomenon that is Malaysia." - 272 002570 
Price: 280.00 AUD
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