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Japan and the Japanese
 by Hildreth, Richard
Price: US $90.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
This is the rare Japan edition, number 95 of a limited edition of 500. The maps makes it more desirable than many earlier printings that had none. E... Details
China, a Critical Bibliography
 by Hucker, Charles
Price: US $7.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Good
Still useful for its judgements on scholarly and non-scholarly works on China. Pages x, 125 with index. Very clean and tight inside, the stiff pape... Details
Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period, 2 Volumes
 by Hummel, Arthur W.
Price: US $98.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A prize work of scholarly China biography covering 1644 to 1912, with the names in English and Chinese. Pages 604, vol 2 605 to 1101 with index. A v... Details
A Traveler's Guide to Chinese History
 by Huntington, Madge
Price: US $19.00
Binding: 
Book Condition: Near Fine
a very useful companion for the traveler going to or in China. Pages 215 with index. Stated first printing. No wear, and as new inside, no prior o... Details
The Rise of Modern China
 by Immanuel C.Y. Hsu
Price: US $7.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A fine history of China from the 17th Century to 1970, important to understanding the ideology of today's Chinese leadership. Pages xxii, 830. Grey... Details
An Account of the Pelew Islands
 by Keate, George (1729-1797)
Price: US $1250.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Title continued, "Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean, Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and Some o... Details
The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy
 by Keppel, Henry (Captain)
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original brown cloth with two hands in gilt on the front cover, and a gilt title letters on the spine. Some wear at the edges and corners, and more a... Details
Commodore Perry's Expedition to Hakodate, May, 1854
 by Kojima, Matajiro
Price: US $295.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Fine
The author was a merchant and headman of his district when American Admiral Perry came to Hakodate (now Hokkaaido), and this is his account of the ope... Details
Principles and Structures in the Organization of the Asiatic Steppe-Pastoralists
 by Krader, Lawrence
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Examining the postoral peoples from the Caspian Sea up into Mongolia and what used to be called Manchuria. Stapled grey wraps a bit faded. Inside, ... Details
Yenching Journal of Chinese Studies, Monograph Series No. 8 , The History of the Three Emperors in Ancient China
 by Ku Chieh Kang and Yang Hsian Kuei
Price: US $150.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
RARE. The History of the "Three Emperors" in Ancient China, published by the Peiping (sic) Office of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Yenching Univer... Details
The Travels of Lao Ts'an, a Classic Noevel of China
 by Liu T'ieh-Yun,
Price: US $6.00
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Translated from the Chinese, and Annotated by harold Shadick. The novel takes place "at the turn of the Century", presumably the beginning of the 20t... Details
No Enemies, No Hatred
 by Liu Xiaobo
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Selected essays and poems from this notable Chinese activist, and 2010 Nobel peace prize recipient. . Details
Spirit Calling, Tales About Taiwan
 by Lucy H. Chen
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
By a young Taiwanese author, writing of her native villages and farms. Details
Celebrated Chinese Historical Figures, Painted in Traditional Chinese Style By Wang Xijing and Wang Mingming
 by Ma Yue and Wang Yanrong
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Chinese in history who are renowned for talents or deeds, with a one page biography of each to compliment the paintings. Pages 112. Very clean and t... Details
Under the Dragon, Travels in a Betrayed Land
 by MacLean, Rory
Price: US $22.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A Canadian travel writer ventures deep into oppressive Burma. An excellent book to get the background of the current attempt at a thaw in Burma. ... Details
China's Catholics, Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society
 by Madsen, Richard
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Focusing on the robust revival of Catholicism since the Mao years, the author is hopeful. Pages 183 with index. As new copy, no stains or prior own... Details
Selected Readings from the Works of Mao Tse-Tung
 by Mao Tse-Tung
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Poor
Edition: First Edition
Mao's writings were some air brushed, or edited, to show him in the best light. Also available are the 5 volumes of his "Selected Works" and the "Mil... Details
Reconnoitring Central Asia, Pioneering Adventures in the Region Lying Between Russia and India
 by Marvin, Charles
Price: US $275.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
The author takes advantage of "the Great Game", the fear in Britain that Russia is determined to invade South Asian spheres of influence - India (the ... Details
The Costume of China
 by Mason, George Henry
Price: US $5900.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "Illustrated y Sixty Engravings: With Explanations in English and French". The author was Major of His Majesty's (Late) 102d Regiment. ... Details
Japan, a Record in Colour
 by Menpes, Mortimer and Dorothy Menpes
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
100 fine Menpes watercolor plates, one of the early productions of A & C Black's expensive - in its day - 20 shilling series. This was a very success... Details
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