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SHAOLIN SI. [SHAO-LIN MONASTERY/TEMPLE, CHINA.]
LI DAI SHAOLIN SHI GIA JEN WU SHI GI.
HISTORICAL CHINA MAP.
A MAGNIFICENT & LARGE WOODBLOCK MAP SHOWING ALL OF CHINA.
THE SHAOLIN TEMPLE WORLD MAP OF PEOPLE AND THINGS IN CHINA.
JAPANESE TITLE: REKIDAI JISEKI ZU: HISTORICAL MAP OF CHINA.

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[MORONOBU/SUKENOBU SCHOOL].
AMANJAKU DEN: A PERVERSE EROTIC JAPANESE LEGEND.
[A Bizzare and Unusual Erotic Japanese Woodcut Book] [Chinese Title: TIAN XIE GUI YUN]

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AN EXCELLENT FINE EARLY EXAMPLE OF A WOODBLOCK PRINTED MAP,

HOTAN, Priest. [ZUDA ROKASHI]
NANSEN BUSHUU BANKOKU SHOHKA NO ZU: BUDDHIST MAP OF THE UNIVERSE According to Zuda Rokashi [aka: Monk/Priest Hotan].
A Spetacular Woodblock Printed Buddhist Cosmological Map.

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A SUPERB AND MARVELOUS FOLDED SCROLL, LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED

MIAO FA LIEN HWA KIN KWAN SHI YIN PHU SA PHU MAN PHIN KIN.
ZONG XIANG GUAN YIN JING: ILLUSTRATED SUTRA OF THE GODDESS OF MERCY, THE LOTUS SUTRA.
Dated Xuande 8th Year [1433].
SHI WU QUAN: PART 15, COMPLETE.

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TRANSLATION OF THE CHINESE TITLE: CONTINUED:

UMEMURA, Yahaku.
DAI MIN KYUHEN BANKOKU JINSEKI ROTEI ZENZU: GREAT MAP OF CHINA AND IT'S SURROUNDING COUNTRIES.
Chinese Title: DA MING JIU BIAN WAN GUO, REN JI LU CHEN QUAN TU: WHOLE MAP OF THE GREAT MING DYNASTY CHINA & ITS NINE BORDER LANDS.

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AUTHOR'S SIGNED FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 765 COPIES

STEIN, M. Aurel.
INNERMOST ASIA: Detailed Report of Explorations in Central Asia, Kan-su & Eastern Iran, Carried Out & Described Under The Orders of H M Indian Government.
With Signed Author's Dated Holographic Letter.

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A VERY RARE THREE-PAGE LAFCADIO HEARN MANUSCRIPT LETTER

HEARN, Lafcadio.
A RARE LETTER TO THE EDITOR: MR.
WILLIAM GEORGE JORDAN, OF THE SATURDAY EVENING POST: A Three-Page Holographic Letter in Lafcadio Hearn's own Hand, Written, Signed and Dated 1899From Hearn's Ichigaya, Tokyo Address.

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