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THRIVING CHOSEN: a survey of twenty-five years' administration
(Seoul, Korea): Government-General of Chosen, 1935.
Quarto, pp (4), 94 + large colour folding map at front + many photos,some printed in blue, and maps and charts. Original white boards printed in black and silver, ribbon tied, sewn in the Japanese manner. Sticker shadow to lower inner corner of front cover; mild soiling to covers; vertical crease to first two leaves caused by the folding map; bump to upper inner corner of front cover; tear to the silk guard at head of spine; yellowing to page edges, toning to text paper; compliments of the Government-General label affixed to top of spine; else a VG clean and tight copy. Japanese propaganda about their "benign" rule in Korea. Japan seized Korea in 1895 and treated the Koreans, who they regarded as an inferior race, very, very badly, as they did the Chinese and others. A scarce book today, informative and appealing.
$495.00                          Book Number: 41994                          Order / Enquire

COLLIER, Price (1860-1913)
THE WEST IN THE EAST from an American Point of View.
Toronto: McClelland & Goodchild, 1911.
Dark green cloth, spine gilt lettered. pp [2], (xii), 534. Bookplate on front free endpaper, else a VG clean and unworn copy. Of the 11 chapters (plus a Conclusion), the first 8 are about his experiences in India. Chapter 9 is on China, 10 on Japan, and 11 on "Things Japanese, Korean, and Manchurian.
$40.00                          Book Number: 11073                          Order / Enquire

COLLIER, Price (1860-1919)
London: Duckworth, 1913.
pp [2], (xii), 534, [2]. In a nice full red calf school prize binding (St. John’s College, Rupert’s Land), spine with two labels, elaborate gilt decoration, sides with decorative gilt borders, gilt arms of school on front cover, marbled endpapers and page edges, bound-in ribbong marker. 1914 ink prize inscription at front; a fine copy. Of the 11 chapters (plus a Conclusion), the first 8 are about his experiences in India. Chapter 9 is on China, 10 on Japan, and 11 on "Things Japanese, Korean, and Manchurian.
$75.00                          Book Number: 27598                          Order / Enquire

CONROY, Hilary
THE JAPANESE SEIZURE OF KOREA: 1868-1910. A study of realism and idealism in international relations
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1960.
Brown cloth, endpapers maps. pp 544 + plates. Bibliography, index. Some pencil scoring and annotations in text, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$25.00                          Book Number: 43927                          Order / Enquire

KIM, Richard E.
New York: Braziller, 1964.
Advance reading copy in non-pictorial printed card covers. Covers creased, page edges yellowed, generally VG otherwise. A novel of the Korean War by a young officer who served with the ROK and US armies for the full duration of this "police action". The novel "is not about the battlefield, it is about the conflict in the souls of men." - cover. This first novel was nominated for the National Book Award and was the basis of a film.
$14.95                          Book Number: 43257                          Order / Enquire

KOREA: Canada's Forgotten War.
Toronto: Toronto: Macmillan, (1983)., 1983.
Green boards, endpaper maps. viii, 215, (1) pp + 12 double-sided plates. VG in VG jacket.
$15.00                          Book Number: 8373                          Order / Enquire

TERRY, T. Phillip
TERRY'S JAPANESE EMPIRE, including Korea and Formosa, with chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian Railway, and the chief ocean routes to Japan. A guidebook for travellers. With 8 specially drawn maps and 21 plans
London: Constable, 1914.
Thick 16mo, red cloth gilt lettered, endpaper ads, sprinkled page edges and rounded corners. pp (cclxxxiv), 799, (61, ads) + 8 colour maps and 21 plans (all but frontispiece folding). Memorial bookplate of Ross H. Macdonald on verso of front free endpaper, two short tears to first folding map neatly repaired on blank side with clear archival paper tape, light sticker stain to lower spine, else a fine copy. Prof. Macdonald, of Victoria College, University of Toronto, taught the first course on Korean culture (1971-72) at a Canadian university; an undergraduate scholarship in East Asian studies is awarded by the University of Toronto in his memory.
$195.00                          Book Number: 41944                          Order / Enquire

WOOD, Herbert Fairlie, Lt-Col.
SINGULIER CHAMP DE BATAILLE: Les operations en Corée et leurs effets sur la politique de défense du Canada
Ottawa: Ministre de la Défense nationale, 1966.
Tall octavo, red cloth, colour endpaper maps. pp vi, 354 + 7 colour maps (2 folding), colour frontispiece, b&w photos. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has two tears, some creasing at fore margins from the excess surface lamintation, else good. Historie officielle de l'Armée canadienne en Corée. Text is in French. Note: bit over 1 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$30.00                          Book Number: 33178                          Order / Enquire

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