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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
The Question of Hu
 by Spence, Jonathan D.
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A Chinese man accompanies a missionary returning to France in 1722, a most unusual tale of a Chinese travel in an incomprehensible Europe. Written su... 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
Hong Kong As It Was, Hedda Morrison's Photographs 1946-1947
 by Stokes, Edward, and Hedda Morrison
Price: US $65.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
The charm of Morrison's photos is that she focuses on ordinary, every day life. This is a fine celebration of Hong Kong as it was 70 plus years ago.... 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
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
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
Tibet Today and Yesterday
 by Tieh-Tseng Li
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Solid, clean copy in original yellow cloth, no prior owner marks with a title in brown on the front and the spine. No tears in the dj, NOT price cli... Details
What is the Oriental Culture?
 by Tsuda, Sokichi
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Translated by Yasotaro Morri. Dj some faded on the spine. Pages xii, 103. An interesting discussion of thought, Buddism, the Chinese "way" and Jap... Details
Languages of China
 by Tung-ho Tung
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
A 14 page stapled pamphlet detailing Chinese and non-Chinese language accents and distribution. Very clean and tight. No other copies on the interne... Details
Yangtze, Nature History and the River
 by Van Slyke, Lyman
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Original tan cloth that looks like new. No prior owner marks, no scars or browning. Bringing to vivid life the society living along this Chinese fam... Details
Islam in China
 by Vasil'ev, Vasilij Pavlovich
Price: US $24.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
A now scarce pamphlet, translated by Rudolf Loewenthal, in its original wraps. Pages 37. Very pertinent to the problem that China now has with its M... Details
Tribute and Profit: Sino-Siamese Trade 1652-1853
 by Viraphol, Sarasin
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Maritime China was well established throughout Asia before the arrival of the European explorers and trading ships, and this superb study covers the t... Details
Canton Under Communism
 by Vogel, Ezra
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
subtitle is "Programs and Politics in a Provincial Capital 1949-1968". A very clean copy inside, with slight soiling to the grey paper covers. Pag... Details
Chinese Art Symbols, Chart 12
 by W.M. Hawley
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
A folding chart, 27 inches by 35", illustrating the significance of decorative motifs in Chinese Art. Thick paper, enclosed in a paper wrappen that ... Details
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