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The Little World

By: Benson, Stella

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1932

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 29225

Condition: Very Good+

B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 317 pages; in original dark red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Soundly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Prior owner's initials pencilled to front endpage and small book dealer sticker to rear pastedown. Includes b&w illustrations. Solid unmarked copy. VG+ View more info

Pots of Gold

By: Beyerle, Edith Marie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Loizeaux Brothers: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25051

Condition: Good+

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; Sound clean copy in purple cloth with title-lettering in gilt to spine. Light silverfishing to the cloth at spine panel and to the upper left corner of front panel; small area of predation to bottom edge of rear panel. Mild foxing to front endpaper. Text clean and unmarked. G+ View more info

Stories from a Ming Collection ; Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century

By: Birch, Cyril (Trans. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1959

Seller ID: 33761

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; HC in original cloth. Soundly bound and clean. Prior owner name and address penned neatly to front pastedown. Text clean and unmarked. Lacking dust wrapper but otherwise VG View more info

God Holds the Key; (Being a Record of His Meditations and Reflections Centring on the Period of His Imprisonment in China October 1950 to December 1953)

By: Bull, Geoffrey T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1962

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 35967

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; 3rd printing of the original edition of 1959. Snugly bound and very neat in original wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges; price clipped from lower corner of the front flap. NF/VG+ View more info

Yuan Shih-K'ai

By: Ch'en, Jerome

Price: $10.00

Publisher: China, Rainbow Bridge Book Co: 1972

Edition: 2nd ed.; English language edition published in China

Seller ID: Alibris.0005491

ISBN: 0804707898

Condition: Near Fine

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 258 pages; Very good in very good dust jacket. Apparently a pirated edition. Published with glossy pictorial dust jacket. Copyright info in Chinese, but text in English. Appears unread and near Fine View more info

Adventures And Perils: The First Hundred and Fifty Years of Union Insurance Society of Canton

By: Chalkley, Alan and Robin Barrie

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Hong Kong, Ogilvy & Mather: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27711

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Period photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 54 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Snug bright and neat in crisp edged and bright pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. Handsome copy; NF/NF View more info

Barling, Exhibition June 1992

By: Cooke, Christopher

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Barling of Mount Street: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27734

Condition: Near Fine

Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 26 pages; Oversize paperback in heavy, textured card stock covers. A catalog of some pieces featured in the June 1992 exhibition with accompanying text. Eleven pieces featured with plates and description, including Lacquer, Furniture and Figurative pieces. Bright fresh copy feels and appears unread and about as new. NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Chinese, a General Description of China and its Inhabitants; Four Volumes in Two, Including the Supplementary Volume

By: Davis, John Francis

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Charles Knight & C. Cox: 1850

Edition: New edition, revised and enlarged

Seller ID: 25659

Condition: Very Good-

Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Uniformly bound 4 volumes in 2. 16mo in ribbed green cloth with rules and decorative borders in blind to boards, triple ruled bands and titles in gilt to spine. Variously published by Charles Knight and C. Cox with Vol I showing an 1851 date and C. Cox masthead while the other 3 volumes bear 1845/46 Knight publishing details. Likely bound in 1851 by Cox after he assumed responsibility of publication. Snugly bound and clean; shallow c... View more info

Communist China; The Politics of Student Opposition

By: Doolin, Dennis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Hoover Institution//Stanford University: 1964

Seller ID: bio000337

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages; Trade size paperback in red paper wraps with titles brightly in yellow. Appears unread and unused. About as new. VG+ to NF View more info

Social Life of the Chinese, with some Account of their Religious, Governmental, Educational, And Business Customs And Opinions with Special but Not Exclusive Reference to Fuhchau) : Complete 2 Volumes

By: Doolittle, Justus

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Singapore, Graham Brash (Pte. ) Ltd: 1986

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 27835

ISBN: 9971490196

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 949 pages; Two volumes, complete. HC/DJ. Facsimile reissue of the 1895 edition, with original engraved illustrations well reproduced and text clear on high grade acid free paper. Both volumes tightly bound; feels and appears unread and as new. F/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Along River and Road in Fuh-Kien, China

By: Dukes, Edwin Joshua

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1885

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 20929

Condition: Good+

B&W Illustrations on glossy stock; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages; No date given [circa 1885] American Tract Society, New York. Presumably the 1st American edition, from the English. In publisher's green cloth embellished with a gilt detailed vignette to cover and gilt title lettering at spine. Decorative floral scrolling and borders stamped in black. Soundly bound with complete set of 16 plates. A map is mentioned in the book's subtitle but was apparently left out... View more info

Le Musee De Pekin

By: Fourcade, Francois

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Cercle D' Art: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16368

Condition: Very Good

Color Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; Oversize HC in cream linen covered boards; title lettering brightly stampen in red to cover and spine. Solid clean copy lacks dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with color plates mounte to heavy paper pages in-text. Text in French. Fabulous illustrations. Overall VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Among the Mongols

By: Gilmour, Rev. James

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, The American Tract Society: 1895

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 29287

Condition: Good+

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 382 pages; No date given [circa 1895] American Tract Society. HC in original diced brown cloth with pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to cover and spine; ornate borders stamped in blind. Text block snug and clean, though the front endpage is split in the front joint. A personal library catalog number painted in thin white brushed paint to base of spine. Cloth lighty bruised and rubbed through at corners; mild fray at spine ends. Illus... View more info

Dr. Newman and his Religious Opinions

By: Hastings, Collette Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John F. Shaw & Co: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29576

Condition: Fair

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages; 1st edition hardcover in original pebbled red cloth with decorative ruling in blind to board edges. Cloth ta spine mostly perished with only two inches at crown remaining with partial titles only. Rear board detached. Original endpages remain. Bookplate of theological seminary library to front pastedown. Tipped in at front is a "Notice to Readers" and appended at rear is a 16 page publisher's catalog. Text complete cle... View more info

A Collection of I-Hsiung Ju's Landscape Paintings

By: Hill, Harold C. & I-Hsiung Ju

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Taipei, Taiwan, National Museum of History: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23137

Condition: Very Good+

Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 74 pages; Paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Spine unlettered as issued. Snug, solid and neat. Spine ends lightly crimped. Trace spotting to a couple pages. Illustrated throughout in color. 1987 newsletter for the "Art Farm" placed in back of book. A catalog for the 1976 exhibition. 26 tissue guarded color plates. VG+ View more info

Bitter Seeds-A Farmer's Story of Revolution in China

By: Karnow, Stanley and Steiner, Henry (Design and Illustration)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Dragonfly Books: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0005403

Condition: Near Fine

Linocuts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 43 pages; . Dragonfly Books oversize paperback in illustrated card stock covers. Tight bright and exceptionally neat. No marks. Appears unread. Sharp crisp corners; unrubbed. Designed and illustrated with linocuts by Henry Steiner. About Fine. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

An Index to Reproductions of Paintings by Twentieth-Century Chinese Artists Revised Edition

By: Laing, Ellen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan : Center for Chinese Studies: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 33027

ISBN: 0892641266

Condition: Good+

Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 530 pages; Stout HC in original maroon cloth with titles in gilt to cover and spine. Snugly bound with immaculate text, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or internationa... View more info

The Hong Kong Album. a Selection of the Museum's Historical Photographs

By: Lam, Robert P.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Urban Council, Hong Kong Museum of History: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 27880

Condition: Very Good

Photographs; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

His Favorite Chinese Cook Book

By: Li, Hsu Ying and Lindy L. Mark (Trans. )

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Taipei, Taiwan, Kwang Wen Book Co.: 1966

Seller ID: 21141

Condition: Good+

Color Photographs; Square 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 204 pages; HC in original green cloth with titles in gilt to covers and spine. Sound, clean copy. Original bookstore retial stamp to front endpage. Light halo toning to Taipei produced pagestock. Cloth at spine and lower edges lightly sunned. A shelf bump to the top edge of the rear board with light stress crease to the board. Illustrated with B&W and color photographs. A sound decent copy of this uncommon Chinese c... View more info

Wild-Goose Guerrillas

By: Liu, Fu-Hai; Et. Al.

Price: $12.45

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0005504

Condition: As New

B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 143 pages; Very good. No dust jacket as issued. (Peking) trade pbck in glossy illustrated, flap fold covers. Unread copy; tight, bright and fresh. Prior owner's neatly penned "China" to front cover. Otherwise as new View more info