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Mountains of the Middle Kingdom, Exploring the High Peaks of China and Tibet
 by Rowell, Galen
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A great book, with six parts entitled, Mustagh Ata, Tian Shan, Inner Tibet, Chomolungma, Minya Konka and Anye Machin. Chronology of Mountain Explora... Details
A History of Sino-Indian Relations, Hostile Co-Existence
 by Rowland, John (aka John Waller)
Price: US $13.00
Binding: 
Book Condition: Near Fine
John Waller was a serving operations officer, and specialist in South Asia, when he wrote this. He had been involved in helping India when the Chines... Details
A Collection of Chinese Proberbs
 by Scarborough, W.
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
"Revised and enlarged by the addition of some six hundred proverbs by the Rev. C. Wilfrid Allan, of Union Theological School, Changsha". The first ed... Details
A Collection of Chinese Proverbs
 by Scarborough, W. and C. Wilfrid Allan
Price: US $88.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Original brown cloth with black title on the front and on the spine. Slight edgewear and some fading along the top on the front cover. The endpaper... Details
Communism and China
 by Schwartz, Benjamin
Price: US $7.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A set of essays by one of the early Sinologists trying to sort out the Communist success in China, and how it was changing. Still a valid benchmark ... Details
Beijing Welcomes You, Unveiling the Capital City of the Future
 by Scocca, Tom
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair
Edition: First Edition
Beijing as a reflection of China's growing global influence. This American author explores its neighborhoods, real estate and cultures (also its pol... Details
The Dragon in the Land of Snows, a History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
 by Shakya, Tsering
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A really fine book on Tibet by a Tibetan research fellow at London University. A very nice copy with no prior owner marks. Pages 574 with index and... Details
China Goes Global, The Pasrtial Power
 by Shambaugh, David
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
China's influence is broader than deep, says the author. And that is especially true in "soft power" where few are tempted to emulate the Chinese go... Details
The Journals of Major Samuel Shaw, the First American Consul at Canton
 by Shaw, Sanuel (1754 - 1833) and Josiah Quincy
Price: US $140.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original brown cloth with bright gilt title on the spine, wear at the spine ends and corners. Protected in a mylar sleeve. Inside, new endpapers pr... Details
Life in Hutongs, Through Intricate Alleyways in Beijing
 by Shen Uantai
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Black paper over hard boards with a Hutong photo on the front cover. Title on the spine and front cover in grey. No edge wear. Clean and tight in... Details
Chinese Warlord, the Career of Feng Yu-hsiang
 by Sheridan, James E.
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
VG quality paperback, remainder mark on bottom / clean & tight inside. An excellent biography to understand military and political history of China 19... Details
The Taiping Ideology
 by Shih, Vincent Y.C.
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "Its Sources, Interpretations, and Influences". Since the Taiping were derived from a muddled Christianity, this is a particularly interes... Details
Over China
 by Sinclair, Kevin
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
With a foreward by Harrison Salisbury, these are splendid , overhead photos of a China that is changing. Pages 288 with index. Very clean and tighrt... Details
Over China
 by Sinclair, Kevin
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
With a foreward by Harrison Salisbury, these are splendid , overhead photos of a China that is changing. Pages 288 with index. Very clean and tighrt... Details
Orientalism and History
 by Sinor, Denis (editor)
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Essay on Islam by Bernard Lewis, by J.E. van Lohuizen-de Leeuw on India, on China by Edwin Pulleyblank and on Central Eurasia by Denis Sinor. Pages x... Details
Escape with Me, an Oriental Sketch Book
 by Sitwell, Osbert
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Original ivory cloth binding with gilt title on a blue title label on the spine, and very slight edgewear. The dust jacket has some wear at the hinge... Details
Chinese Roundabout, Essays in History and Culture
 by Spence, Jonathan D.
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Superbly readable scholarship, always an adventure to read Spence. Fine black cloth with bright title, and no edgewear. Inside, clean and tight,... Details
God's Chinese Son, the Paiping Heavenly Kindom of Hong Xiuquan
 by Spence, Jonathan D.
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
19th C. China of vast instability; Hong xiuquan leads the Taiping upprising between 1845 and 1864. It cost at least 20 million Chinese lives. Spence... Details
The Chan's Great Continent , China in Western Minds
 by Spence, Jonathan D.
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fascinating look at China through Westerners' eyes. Spence is a fine China scholar because he is so readable. Pages xviii, 279 with chapter notes ... Details
The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci
 by Spence, Jonathan D.
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
One of Spence's more sought after books, and a near fine copy. The dustjacket has only a hint of wear at the corners. Very clean and tight with nor ... Details
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