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The Gardens of China - History, Art, and Meanings
 by Morris, Edwin T.
Price: US $60.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Fine, red unfaded spine and beige boards. Dustjacket very good with sunned spine, price-clipped. Inside, clean and tight with no prior owner marks... 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
Encyclopedia of Japan, from Abacus to Zori
 by Perkins, Dorothy
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
As new inside and out, with a hint of wrinkling at the edge of the dust jacket, and no prior owner marks. Japanese history and culture, a handy refer... Details
Twenty-Five Years Big Game Hunting
 by Pigot, Brigadier General R.
Price: US $60.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original red cloth with a black title on a much faded spine. Plenty of wear along all the edges and the spine ends, but the hinges remain solid on t... Details
To the South Seas
 by Pinchot, Gifford
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Near fine dark blue cloth, only a hint of edge wear, with bright title on the unfaded spine. And a gilt background to a blue sailing schooner on the ... 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
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 Cambridge History of the British Empire, Volume 3, The Empire-Commonwealth 1783-1870, Growth of the New Empire
 by Rose, J.H., And A.P. Newton, and E.A. Benians, Editors
Price: US $32.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
A thick volume on the beginnings, conflict with France, abolition of the slave trade, colonies and the industrial revolution, colonial problems and po... Details
Japan, a Short Cultural History
 by Sansom, G.B.
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Fine paperback, no wear and no prior owner marks. A renowned account of Japan, first published in 1931. Pages 548 with index. Political, economic,... 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
Communism and China
 by Schwartz, Benjamin
Price: US $7.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A set of essays by one of the early Sinologists trying to sort out the Communist success in China, and how it was changing. Still a valid benchmark ... Details
Beijing Welcomes You, Unveiling the Capital City of the Future
 by Scocca, Tom
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair
Edition: First Edition
Beijing as a reflection of China's growing global influence. This American author explores its neighborhoods, real estate and cultures (also its pol... Details
China Goes Global, The Pasrtial Power
 by Shambaugh, David
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
China's influence is broader than deep, says the author. And that is especially true in "soft power" where few are tempted to emulate the Chinese go... Details
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
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
Manners and Customs of the Japanese in the Nineteenth Century
 by Siebold, Philip F. Von
Price: US $295.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Printed boards on cloth, neatly rebacked, with the original spine intact. Pages 298. New endpapers. Clean and tight inside. Only the Dutch factori... 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
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
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