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1 "O" (pseud. of Lionel James) The Yellow War
NYC McCliure, Phillips & Co 1905 First Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
NYC: McCliure, Phillips & Co., 1905 302 pp with 8 B&W plates. Text is tight, unmarked, yellowed. Library markings - ('Young Men's institute, New Haven , CT,") and cardpocket Yellow cloth boards are bumped and soiled. A British war correspondent's dispatches frrom Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War of 1904, originally published inr Blackwood's Magazine. First American Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Barry, Richard The Events Man Being an Account of the Adventures of Stanley Washbur, American War Correspondent
NYC Moffat, Yard & Co 1907 First Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
NYC: Moffat, Yard & Co, 1907 294 pp with portait of the author frrontis and one map. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Contemporary gift inscription on front endpapers. Green cloth boards with picture of a steamer at sea are faded, heavily rubbed at extemities. Library number on spine. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Jikemura Sakuhoko Sketches of the Battle of Chemulpo ( Russo-Japanese War)
Japan 1905 First Hardcover No Jacket as Published Jacket Inouye Yoshio Signed
Japan, 1905 (Tokyo c. 1905). Oblong 4to. (17 text pages)+ 13 colour reproductions of battle scenes.Vivid reportage on one of the first naval battles in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05. Title page in English and Japanese, followed by 1 page in Japanese, 3 pages in English, 13 leaves with color lithographed illustrations on rectos, with descriptions in English and Japanese, then 12 pages in Japanese. The pages progress from right to left. (oblong 4to) 24x33 cm (9x13"), thin boards with pictorial in gilt, title in black in English and Japanese. Rare pictorial work presenting to the world the Battle of Chemulpo Bay, which took place on February 9, 1904 off Incheon, Korea. a decisive victory for the Japanese. The captivating illustrations are diagrammatic and progressive, virtually minute-by-minute, with keys to the ships and trajectory of the artillary shells, providing a view of the action as it unfolded. OCLC/WorldCat lists only two copies, both at Yale University, one giving the date as 1904, the other as 1905. This present copy has an inscription on the title-page dated July 1905, describing the location as off Inchon, Korea. The printed preface is signed by Jikemura Sakuhoku who lists Inouye Yoshio, who watched the battle from the shore, as the artist. 1st Edition. Stiff Paper. Illus. by Inouye Yoshio. 13" x 9.5" 
Price: 2100.00 USD
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4 Sakuri, Tadayoshi Translated By Masujiro Honda and Alice M. Bacon Human Bullets (niku-dan)
Tokyo, Japan Teibi Publishing Co 1910 Seventh Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Tokyo, Japan: Teibi Publishing Co., 1910 iv, 250 (2) pp with three B&W plates. Seventh edition. The Russo-Japanese War and the seige of Port Arthur as seen by a Japanese soldier participant. Text is tight and unmarked, with light soil on a few pages and some foxing. Grey paper boards with redcloth quarter-binding and god-stamped titles are in "good minus" condition wuth the paper flaking along the board edges. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Seventh Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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5 Stepanov, A. ( J. Fineberg ,Trans.) Port Arthur A Historical Narrative
Moscow Forign Languages Publishing House 1947 First Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Moscow: Forign Languages Publishing House, 1947 784 pp. Text is tight and unmarked with some foxing. White paper boards with black spine are rubbed along bottom edge. Dj is intact save for a chip missing along lower front edge. Now in protective mylar. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Strang, Paul Brown of Moukden a Story of the Russo-Japanese War
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1906 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Rainey, William R.I. 
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906 370viii, 370 pp with six B&W plates and four maps. 'Hebert Strang' was a pseudonym used by George Herbert Ely (18661958) and Charles James L'Estrange (18671947), co-editors in the Juveniles Department of Oxford University Press from 1907 until 1939, and the authors of adventure stories for boys. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Gold cloth boards, with a picture of a young man in Russian garb carrying a gun and protecting (presumably TransSiberian) railroad tracks, is VG with slight rubbing to spine ends. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Rainey, William R.I. 
Price: 58.00 USD
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7 Wright, H.C. Seppings With Togo: The Story of Seven months' Active Service Under His Command
London Hurst and Blackett, Ltd 1905 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
London: Hurst and Blackett, Ltd., 1905 274 pp with numerous B&W plates. Text is tight, some comments in ink along margins, heavily foxed. One plate is repaired with tape. Black cloth boards with pastedown color illustration on front board are bumped at corners, spine ends. A journalist's account of the naval side of the Russo-Japanese War from the Japanese point of view. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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