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Korea - Japan photo album, circa 1950s

Pan American Korea - Japan Photo Album Korea - Japan Photo Album Korea - Japan Photo Album Korea - Japan Photo Album Korea - Japan Photo Album

15.5 x 10.5 inches, black pages with tissue guards. There are a total of ten 8 x 10 inch b&w photos, some mounted with photo corners. Two are duplicates. One photo is of Mt. Fuji, there's a picture of the inside of a bus or street car, a farming scene, a delightful picture of two girls with an improvised teeter totter, one of the "San Francisco Beer Hall (in Korea) " and a harbor scene in Stockton, CA.

The photographer was a USN Aviation Ordanceman with Patrol Squadron 871 (VP 871) The back of the teeter totter picture is labeled "Korea Playground" with technical photo information and Kimpo Airfield is mentioned as the location. The album is in good condition. Some of the photo corners are loose and some of the tissue guards are creased. Other tissue guards are torn, creased or missing parts. The front and back inside paste-downs have wrinkles. $75



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Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
8037AnonSaemaul In New AgeSaemaul Undong 1983 8 X 11 inch paperback with 121 pages of color photographs.Good. With light shelf wear.Saemaul, KoreaSaemaul, Korea$20
15580Anon.Young Nak Presbyterian Church bulletin for May 5, 1954, Seoul, KoreaYoung Nak Presbyterian Church, Seoul, KoreaGood. Fold marks.5.25 x 7.75 inches, in Korean, with 4 pages, a church bulletinKorea, Presbyterian, ephemera$20
13555BibleKorean-English Bible The New King James Version And Korean Revised Hankul VersionKorean Bible SocietyGood to very good. Writing on the front endpapers. The Lord's Prayer is pasted in. The two red ribbons are present.Limp plastic faux leather binding with gilt page edges, with maps and other information in the back.Christianity, Korea, Bible$30
15443Carpenter, DennisA Few Who Met The Challenge Famous Former MarinesBrightlights PublicationsVery good.8.5 x 11 inches, Celebrities who served in the United States Marine Corps. There are many b&w photos. USMC, WW2, Korean War, Vietnam War$20
15444Carpenter, DennisAnyone Here A Marine? Volume I: Popular Entertainment And The MarinesBrightlights PublicationsVery good.8.5 x 11 inches. Celebrities who served in the United States Marine Corps. There are many b&w photos. USMC, WW2, Korean War, Vietnam War$20
13856Chong-wha, Chung, editorModern Korean Short StoriesHeinemannVery good. There's a small 7 line rubber stamp inside.Modern Korean Short Stories.Korea, Literature$20
12899Crane, Conrad C.American Airpower Strategy In Korea 1950-1953University Press of KansasFine. No dust wrapperThe American airwar strategy in the Korean war. There are many photos, notes, selected bibliography and an index.Korea, Korean War, Aviation$20
14949Doll, Thomas E.USN/USMC Over Korea U. S. Navy/Marine Corps Air Operations Over Korea 1950-53Squadron/Signal PublicationsVery good.8.5 x 11 inches with many photos of USN and USMC planes in the Korean war.Aviation, USN, USMC, Korea$40
4976Erickson, ArnoldI Didn't Know It Was MineSelf Very good.1996 oversized paperback with 302 pages. Signed by the author. , author was a USN pilot, Korea, etc. ISBN 1886698058 Korea, USN, United States$18
15167Gray, Clifford S.Police Action In Korea The First Winter 1950-1951Publish AmericaVery good.A fictionalized account of the author's Korean War experience. There's a 2 line inscription from the author.Korea, Korean War$25
11566Kilbourne, Edwin W.Bridge Across The Century Volume One Japan Korea ChinaSelf-PublishedGood. There's a faint manufacturing vertical crease on the pages. No dust wrapper. There's a book plate from the previous owner.A history of the OMF, Oriental Missionary Society, by one of it's founders. There are 20 pages of b&w photos, and an addendum. There's a tipped in note from the author on one page and the author has also left an inscription on the title page.OMF, Oriental Missionary Society, Missionaries, China, Japan, Korea, WW2.$40
11567Kilbourne, Edwin W.Bridge Across The Century Volume One Japan Korea ChinaSelf-PublishedVery good. No dust wrapper.A history of the OMF, Oriental Missionary Society, by one of it's founders. There are 20 pages of b&w photos, and an addendum. OMF, Oriental Missionary Society, Missionaries, China, Japan, Korea, WW2.$20
15138Kim, Penny Young Sook, Richard A. Schaefer and Charles Mills Though Bombs May Fall The Extraordinary Story of George Rue, missionary Doctor to KoreaPacific PressVery good.Dr. Rue was a Seventh-Day Adventist medical missionary in Korea. There are many b&w photos. The doctor's wife Grace has inscribed this copy.Korea, Seventh-Day Adventist, Missionary$20
14794Korean Children's ChoirEcho From The Land Of Morning Calm 7 inch EP recordKorean Children's ChoirVery good. Un-opened. Price sticker removal mark.A record by the Korean Children's Choir. Titles are...Toraji, The Moon, Boat Song and Arirang.Korea, Korean Children's Choir, music$20
11771Korean Overseas Information ServiceSecret Tunnel Under Panmunjom North Korea's Third Invasion Passage DiscoveredKorean Overseas Information ServiceVery good.61 pages with many b&w and color photos of the tunnel.Korea, Panmunjom$20
15570Lee, Mmin Jai, editorNature in KoreaThe Bureau of Cultural Property PreservationVery good. Previous owner's name in ink. In a fair to good, worn dust wrapper.Approximately 8 x 10 inches, in both Korean and English, with many color photos, Nature in KoreaKorea$35
12815Ministry Of Transportation, Republic of KoreaYour Guide To Seoul 1960Ministry Of Transportation, Republic of KoreaGood. The pages have some rippling.4 x 9.25 inches with b&w photos and a fold-out map. A tourist brochure from SeoulSeoul, Korea, ephemera$20
5724Morris, HarriettThe Art of Korean CookingCharles E. Tuttle 1975 12 printing spiral bound paperback with 104 pages and illustrations.Good. Light soiling and shelf wear.Korean cooking.Korea, Cooking$10
14798MultipleThe Holy Bible with Reference Hankul and RevisedChristian Wisdom PublisherVery good. Some pages have creases. No other markings.The Holy Bible in Korean in full, zippered, leather with hymnns in the back.Korea, Christianity, bible$30
15346Seoul International Publishing HouseFocus On Korea Three Volume Set In A Slip CaseSeoul International Publishing HouseVery good. One volume has a slightly bumped corner as does the slip case.Korean Arts and Culture, Korean History and This Is Korea. Each volume is rubber stamped 'With The Compliments Of The Interenational Cultural Society Of Korea' on the front free end paper.Korea$25
16034Smetheran, H. E., LTJG EditorU.S.S. Roanoke CL 145 Far East Cruise 1957-58USNGood. Covers are faintly bent.8 x 12 inches, with many b&w as well as color pictures - a very expensively produced USN cruise book for the USS Roanoke, CL-145USN, U.S.S. Roanoke, Japan, Philippines, Okinawa, Korea, Australia and Hawaii$250
11948The Foreign Ladies' Guild of the Anglican Cathedral in SeoulHousehold Hints In Han'gulThe Foreign Ladies' Guild of the Anglican Cathedral in SeoulVery good. Light soiling and shelf wear on the covers. No dust wrapper.In Korean and English, household hints and recipes.Korea$20
10563Thomas, NedMy Reaction Revised EditionSelf PublishedVery good1995 with 154 pages and b&w photos. Newspaper editor and publisher, Columbia Basin Herald, Moses Lake, Washington. Autobiography. WW2, WWII, Korean War.Newspaper, Columbia Basin Herald, Moses Lake, Washington State. Autobiography, WW2, WWII, Korean War, print media$20
15236UnknownKorea - Japan Photo Album 1950sSelf-publishedGood. Some of the photo corners are loose, some tissue guards are creased. Others are missing parts. The front and back inside paste-downs have wrinkles.15.5 x 10.5 inches with an attractive, inlaid cover map of Japan and Korea, black pages with tissue guards. There are a total of ten 8 x 10 b&w photos, some mounted with photo corners. Two are duplicates. One photo of Mt. Fuji, a farming scene, cute girls on an improvised teeter totter, the San Francisco Beer Hall, Korean version. Kimpo Airfiend is mentioned on the back of a picture.Japan, Korea, Kimpo Airfield$75
7522Weems, Clarence Norwood, editorHulbert's History of Korea Volume IIHillary House Publishers LTD. 1962 with 456 pages.Good. Front cover has a faint moisture stain, both covers have minor scrape and wear marks. No dust wrapper.Korea, History. There's a general index, biographical index, notes and a bibliography.Korea, history$20

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