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The Silk Road, a Journey from the High Pamirs and Ili Through Sinkiang and Kansu
 by Myrdal, Jan
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Written by the Swedish traveller and critic when the southern edge of China and Central Asia were much less accessible, this is still full of insights... Details
Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century
 by Naquin, Susan and Evelyn Rawski
Price: US $15.00
Binding: 
Book Condition: As New
Early modern history and a period of great glory for China. Pages xviii, 270. A very good read. Recommended. Details
China's Search for Security
 by Nathan, Andrew and Andrew Scobell
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Always good to see the world through the eyes of the other person or country. This is the best book in a long time on China's perspective and prospe... Details
The Chinese, a Study of a Hong Kong Community, 3 Volumes
 by Osgood, Cornelius
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
The author was professor emeritus at Yale, with field work in Hong Kong and many years of teaching Chinese culture the basis of these volumes. Housed... Details
With the Russians in Mongolia
 by Perry-Ayscough, H.G.C. And Capt. R.B. Otter-Barry
Price: US $175.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Original brown cloth with very slight wear at the corners, bright gilt Chinese design on the front and bright gilt title on the spine. Preface by Sir... Details
China in Crisis, China's Heritage and the Communist Political System , 2 Volumes
 by Ping-ti Ho and Tang Tsou
Price: US $7.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Near fine cloth/ dj VG. Illustrated by tables and figures. Stated 2nd printing. Two Univ of Chicago professors assess tradition and forced modernity ... Details
Chinese Lessons, Five Classmates and the Story of the New China
 by Pomfret, John
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
A splendid telling of 5 history majors in 1982 at Nanjing University, one American. He returns for the 20th reunion and the stories of his 4 Chinese... Details
Yunnan's Xishuangbana
 by Poon, Water
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: None, as Issued
Edition: First Edition
With emphasis on the Dai ethnic group. Sixty pages of photos, and a few pages in English and in Chinese to explain the subject. Photo captions in Ch... Details
The China Journal of Amos Porter
 by Porter, Amos
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Scarce. Compiled from family records by Eleanor Broad, Sally Fisher, Pat Haslam and Dorothy Ling, including Amos Porter's journals housed in a shoebo... Details
The Chinese in Southeast Asia
 by Purcell, Victor
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
A thorough and fine description of overseas ethnic Chinese. Pages xxxvii,801, index and a fine bibliography. Still an important political considerat... Details
An Introduction to Asian Music
 by Purcell, William L.
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
An eleven page pamphlet by a Pennsylvania University academic who had an extensive collection of Asian music recordings. Short sections on the music... Details
The Spirit of Chinese Politics
 by Pye, Lucian
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
"A psychocultural study of the authority crisis in political development". Pages 255 with index. A clean, tight copy with minimal wear to the covers... Details
The Life of the Buddha, and the Early History of HisOrdero
 by Rockhill, W. Woodville
Price: US $21.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Solid 3/4 tan calf with tan cloth boards. Four raised bands on the spine and a gilt title. Slight wear at the corners. Not a fancy binding, and mig... Details
Journal-Letters From the Orient
 by Rogers, Clara Kathleen (Doria) (1844-1931)
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Edited with supplementary notes by Henry Munroe Rogers, husband of the author. Wealthy couple from Boston, spending the Summer with Mrs Hearst in Cal... Details
S. Leonardo De Porto Maurizio e Le Missioni Cinesi
 by Rosso, Antonio Sisto
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Text in Italian. a 28 page extract ex Antonianum 47, bound in grey , stapled wraps. Fine inside, and slight discoloration to the wraps, but no wear... Details
A New Catholic Chinese Version of the Bible
 by Rosso, Sisto A.
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Stapled yellow covers on a 5 page pamphlet, reprinted from volume IX, numer 1, January 1947 Catholic Biblical Quarterly. Very slightly soiled covers... Details
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
La Chine Dans un Miroir
 by Roy, Claude
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Slipcase
A beautiful copy, with hint of spots on the edges and very slight wear at the spine ends. Inside very clean and tight. An early photographic recor... 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
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