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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
Treason By the Book
 by Spence, Jonathan D.
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Spence tells his Chinese history so well, and it is all relevant to our understanding of a more important China in the coming decades. A fine copy wit... Details
Oriental Asia: Themes Toward a Geography
 by Spencer, Joseph
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
The author was Professor of Geography at UCLA. Pages 146 with index and a select bibliography. Very clean and tight inside, possibly unread. The ou... Details
The Mongols in History
 by Spuler, Bertold
Price: US $17.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
A useful survey, with a chapter on later history of Central Asia. Translated by Geoffrey Wheeler. Details
The Phoenix and the Dwarfs, a Play in Three Acts
 by Taylor, George E. And George Savage
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A play about a Chinese family in war and peace. With a 30 page introduction putting the play into the context of the China Republic, before WW Two. ... Details
Synchronismes Chinois
 by Tchang, Mathias, S.J.
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Title continued, "Chronologie Complete et Concordance avec L'ere Chretienne de Toutes les Dates Concernant L'Histoire de L'Extreme Orient (Chine, Jap... Details
Conversational Chinese with Grammatical Notes
 by Teng Ssu-Yu
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
The author was at the University of Chicago. Original red cloth with black letter titles on the front and spine, a bit soiled and slight edgewear. ... Details
Do Not Say We Have Nothing
 by Thien, Madeleine
Price: US $22.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
No prior owner marks on this fine copy, inside and out. Dust jacket NOT price clipped. Short listed for the Booker Prize in 2016, a wonderful novel... Details
Behind the Wall, a Journey Through China
 by Thubron, Colin
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Thubron is a great travel writer, and this is a long trek through China before it became so relatively easy , and so many joined the China travel hord... Details
Behind the Wall, a Journey Through China
 by Thubron, Colin
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Thubron is a great travel writer, and this is a long trek through China before it became so relatively easy , and so many joined the China travel hord... Details
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