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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
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
Sunrise With Seamonsters - Travels & Discoveries 1964-1984
 by Theroux, Paul
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
A near fine copy with dustjacket near fine, very slight wear only at spine ends. Prior owner inscription on front flyleaf. Otherwise, a very nice book... 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
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
Le Costume en Orient
 by Tilke, Max
Price: US $350.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Handsome copy in original mustard cloth, with a green title plate and bright gilt letters on the front. The spine is new Morocco leather with bright... 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
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
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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