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Views of 18th Century China: Costumes: History: Customs
 by Alexander, William and George Henry Mason
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Fine color plates from the 1804 and 1805 first editions. Alexander was the illustrator assigned to the McCartney diplomatic attempt to open China to ... Details
Vita Di Marco Polo Veneziano
 by Alvise Zorzi
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Text in Italian. Scarce, as no other copies on the internet at this writing. The famed travels across Asia to China by the Venetian merchant, Marc... Details
China Review International, Volume 1, Number 1
 by Ames, Roger T. (editor)
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A Journal of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in Chinese Studies. Pages 303 . About 65 book reviews by a variety of scholars from many countries, out... Details
Da Roma Alla Cina, Viaggio E Apostolato Del P. Giambattista Maoletti Francescano (1702-1725)
 by Anna Albino
Price: US $24.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Very clean inside, Spine repaired on the original wraps. Covers a bit soiled, but overall very good. Pages 92.. Text in Italien. Details
Oriente Poliano (Conference to Commemorate Marco Polo)
 by Balazs, E., L. Carrington Goodrich and Others
Price: US $200.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, Studi E Conferenze Tenute All'Is. M.E.O. In Occasione Del VII Centenario Della Nascita Di Marco Polo (1254-`954). Very clean and tight ins... Details
Not Quite Paradise, an American Sojourn in Sri Landa
 by Barker, Adele
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
An American teacher spends a year in Sri Landa, and returns after the 2004 tsunami. Excellent for its cultural insights, and a fine, readable travel ... Details
Isles of the Sun
 by Barrett, Charles
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
The author was acting Entomologist in New Guinea just after WW Two, combined with his travels and natural history, a fine read in an uncommon book. Il... Details
Die Akkommodationsmethode Des P. Matteo Ricci S.I. In China
 by Bettray, P. Johannes
Price: US $95.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Analecta Gregoriana, Volume LXXVI, in German. A thorough examination of "accomodation" by Matteo Ricci and other Jesuits , which meant to understan... Details
Changabang
 by Bonington, Chris , Martin Boysen & Alan Hankinson
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Changabang is the Matterhorn of the Himalayas. Six British and Indian climbers conquered it in the spring of 1974. This is the record, in prose and... Details
I Gesuiti Alla Corte Di Pechino
 by Bortone, Fernando (S.J.)
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Text in Italian. Subtitled, "Due secoli E Mezzo Di Eroismi Per La Diffusione Della Fede Cattolica in Cina, Dalla morte di S. Francesco saverio a Sanc... Details
P. Matteo Ricci S.I.
 by Bortone, Fernando (S.J.)
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Text in Italian. Subtitled, "Il Saggio D'Occidente". Pages xxiv, 479. Very clean and tight inside, slight edgewear to the stiff, pictorial wraps.... Details
The Imperial Cruise
 by Bradley, James
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Original black cloth spine with grey boards and bright white letters on the spine. No edgewear, very clean and tight inside. No prior owner marks. ... Details
Massacre in Shansi
 by Brandt, Nat
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A sad tale of dedicated American missionaries from Oberlin College, who did not understand Chinese culture, and the resentments they brought with thei... Details
The Confusions of Pleasuree, Commerce and Culture in Ming China
 by Brook, Timothy
Price: US $28.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Slight cock to the binding, and a few page corners turned down. No former owner marks and clean and tight inside. No edgewear. The centrality of c... Details
The People's Book of Ancient and Modern History, 2 Volumes in One
 by Brownell, Henry Howard
Price: US $100.00
Binding: Half-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Volume one covers the Jews, Assyria, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Persia, India, China, the Mahometans, Spain, Germany, Hungary and Russia. Volume two cont... Details
Playing the Game
 by Buruma, Ian
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Buruma's first novel, a rich exploration of Asian - English cultural identity. This is the uncommon UK first edition. Buruma is better known as a f... Details
Journal of the China Society, Volume 2, 1962
 by Carroll, Thomas D, Editor
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
I find copies for this Journal only from 1961 to 1963. He appears to be quite uncommon, and is occasionally pricey for an annual scholarly Journal. ... Details
Chinese Culture, a Quarterly Review, Folume IX, Number 4
 by Chang, Chi-yun, chairman
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Scholarly journal, not easily found. Pages 118 with index, then ten pages publishing ads. Nine articles mostly by chinese scholars, and a book revie... Details
Geographical Evaluation of the Chinese Fang-Chih
 by Cheng-siang Chen (Professor)
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Text in Chinese, except a six page abstract in English. Light green covers with very slight edgewear. Clean and tight inside, with no prior owner mar... Details
Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Studies, Numbers 1 and 2 Combined
 by Chien Mu, A.C. Graham and Others
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
9 articles, a review article and a book review. Very clean and tight inside, Some very slight soiling to the off-white covers. Pages 286 plus ads.... Details
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