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Shibuya is Calling

Samantha Ann Francis

$29.00

This book is dedicated to the traveler. But not just any traveler, mind you. It is meant for the wide-eyed, sometimes curious, occasionally weary-h...

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Tsukiji Off-Limits
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Tsukiji Off-Limits

Tham Kok Leong

$65.00

Tsukiji Off-Limits is a photobook about Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, affectionately called "Tokyo's Kitchen" by some. The photobook contains 58 im...

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Singapore in the 60s: An Illustrated Recollection Of Life In The Sixties

Singapore in the 60s: An Illustrated Recollection Of Life In The Sixties

James Suresh, Syed Ismail (Illus.)

$18.00

With his new book, James Suresh—co-creator of the hugely popular Mr Kiasu—is bringing back the 1960s through cartoon drawings and anecdotes. Praise...

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Singapore: Good Class Bungalow 1819–2015

Singapore: Good Class Bungalow 1819–2015

Albert Lim, Robert Powell

$44.86

This book traces the development of stand-alone residential architecture in Singapore from its early days as a colony to the present. Expertly rese...

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Connections: History and Architecture, City Hall and Supreme Court

Connections: History and Architecture, City Hall and Supreme Court

Foo Min Li, Jean Wee, studioMilou Singapore

$46.64

Connections takes a look at two of Singapore’s most prominent National Monuments. The histories of the buildings, their architecture as well as the...

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Through the Lens of Lee Kip Lin

Through the Lens of Lee Kip Lin

Lai Chee Kien

$42.00

In 2009, the family of the late Lee Kip Lin donated to the National Library Board, Singapore over 14,500 slides and negatives of modern Singapore t...

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When I Was in Uniform…

When I Was in Uniform…

James Suresh, Syed Ismail (Illus.)

$12.00

In this charming and funny book, Suresh recalls his days in the Singapore Armed Forces after being enlisted in 1975. Although the army then was not...

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On a Street in Singapore: A Comic View of Singapore

On a Street in Singapore: A Comic View of Singapore

James Suresh, Syed Ismail (Illus.)

$15.00

Winner of POPULAR Readers’ Choice Award 2011, English (Adult) The title of this book was inspired by a song written back in the 1940s and performed...

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Let’s Draw! Singapore

Let’s Draw! Singapore

Various Authors

$28.00

“Let’s draw! Singapore” is an initiative to record Singapore’s neighbourhoods by compiling artworks from 61 contributors. Three sketchbooks were ci...

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The Art Of Chua Mia Tee: A Portrait of a Life’s Work

The Art Of Chua Mia Tee: A Portrait of a Life’s Work

Chua Mia Tee

$65.00

The Art of Chua Mia Tee: A Portrait of a Life’s Work is an ambitious and significant publication that – for the first time in a single volume – bri...

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Singapore: Sketches Of The Lion City

Singapore: Sketches Of The Lion City

Lorette E Roberts'

$46.64

Returning to update “SINGAPORE, Sketches of the Lion City” artist and illustrator, Lorette E. Roberts, was once again struck by the variety of flow...

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Natural History Drawings

Natural History Drawings

John Bastin & Kwa Chong Guan

$48.75

This book brings together for the first time all 477 pieces in Colonel William Farquhar’s collection of natural history drawings, commissioned duri...

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My Singapore

Morgan Chua

$23.32

Cartoonist Morgan Chua delves into the brief but rich history of Singapore the city state. Backed by years of astute observation, he has produced a...

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Black And White: The Singapore House 1898-1941

Black And White: The Singapore House 1898-1941

Julian Davison, Luca Invernizzi Tettoni

$45.00

The unique Black and White house in Singapore is the most distinctive and imposing of the island's colonial architectural legacy. Surviving example...

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Common Life: Drawings and Poems

Common Life: Drawings and Poems

Anne Lee Tzu Pheng, Ho Chee Lick

$9.99

With crayons and stained paper, artist Ho Chee Lick wanders around neighbourhoods in Singapore observing, perceiving, looking for that “something”...

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The Singapore House 1819-1942
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The Singapore House 1819-1942

Lee Kip Lin

$46.70

The Singapore House is a comprehensive study of the various domestic architectural styles that thrived in Singapore from 1819 until the outbreak of...

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鎏金岁月Gilded Dreams
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鎏金岁月Gilded Dreams

林益豪 Nelson Lim

$18.69

本是一本浪漫的书,书中收录的,是土生华人——娘惹闺房中的床具。是年轻的作者让这些独特的珍藏品以图文并茂、中英兼容的方式的分享。 土生华人是东南亚独有的族群。数百余年来他们衍生了独特的文化。收录进这本书里的床具如枕顶和帐钩应时而生,迎市而灭。留下的文物陈列在这本书里,让今天的人对昨天的峇峇娘惹凭...

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开口吧舞鞋
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开口吧舞鞋

沈芷华

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上海芭蕾第一代“白毛女”的长篇纪实小说——一辑“北雁南飞”的物语。内容一马平川直落,从少年习舞,舞校生活点滴,师长教诲,同伴相继学习时代欢乐趣事,深厚情谊在历史旋渦中的奇异遭遇;以及80年代中国改革开放后,大家恰似打开潘朵拉盒子一般,冲向国外。多少人在异国他乡,吃尽苦头,虽然最终熬出头来,却已...

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The Singapore House and Residential Life 1819-1939

The Singapore House and Residential Life 1819-1939

Norman Edwards

$46.64

The Singapore House is not just a building; it is a cultural phenomenon. Culture means ordinary everyday values?attitudes, beliefs, ideas and herit...

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The National Archives
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The National Archives

Speak Cryptic

$38.00
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The National Archives is a collection of selected drawings by Singaporean artist Speak Cryptic. This book presents his work from 2011 through mid 2...

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The Long Road Home

Sim Chi Yin

$37.30

In today's globalized world, the story of migrant labourers is the story of our era. Award-winning photographer and essayist Sim Chi Yin tells the ...

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The Fish Book
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The Fish Book

Ernest Goh

$24.90

Ernest Goh’s close encounters with these creatures of the slimy-scaly kind began in the longkangs around the Siglap kampong where he spent much of ...

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The Changi Murals

The Changi Murals

Peter W. Stubbs

$19.90

The Changi Murals are a priceless part of our war heritage, holding deep emotional value, not just for ex-prisoners of war, but for all who visit t...

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Thai Art

David Teh

$42.00

Since the 1990s, Thai contemporary art has achieved international recognition, circulating globally by way of biennials, museums, and commercial ga...

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$42.00
Straits Chinese: Silver

Straits Chinese: Silver

Ho Wing Meng

$299.00

This title is part of Robert Yeo’s First Editions, it was published in 1984. Hindu-Islamic in shape and function, yet strangely characteristic of t...

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Straits Chinese: Furniture

Straits Chinese: Furniture

Ho Wing Meng

$299.00

This title is part of Robert Yeo’s First Editions, it was published in 1994. Straits Chinese furniture is a fusion of Chinese Qing dynasty ornatene...

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Straits Chinese: Beadwork & Embroidery
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Straits Chinese: Beadwork & Embroidery

Ho Wing Meng

$799.00

This title is part of Robert Yeo’s First Editions, it was published in 1987. Although much literature has been written on various aspects of Strait...

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