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A STRING OF CHINESE PEACH-STONES

By: Cornaby, W. Arthur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1895

Order Number: 6708

Condition: Very Good


Hinges not tight. Endpapers, first and last few pages darkened. Small open tear to top right corner of front free endpaper. Former owner's name on front free endpaper which has also bled through to the half title page; Black boards with gilt lettering and gilt design. Numerous b&w illustrations and two tissue guarded drawings in bold colors; 8vo; 479 pages View more info

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THE CAPITAL QUESTION OF CHINA

By: Curtis, Lionel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co. , Limited: 1932

Order Number: 13501

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Moderate foxing throughout; Four fold-out maps. Historical with a focus on trade; 8vo; 322 pages View more info

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NAGEL'S ENCYCLOPEDIA-GUIDE CHINA

By: Destenay, Anne L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Geneva, Nagel Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15479

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Slight shelfwear to DJ; 14 colored maps or plans, 92 in black and white, and a 25-page atlas; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1504 pages View more info

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CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY

By: Driscoli, Lucy; Toda, Kenji

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Paragon Book Reprint Corp.: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 19209

Condition: Very Good


One corner bumped; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vii, 75 pages View more info

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THESE AWAKENING LANDS OF THE EAST

By: Eells, May Worthington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1955

Order Number: 6645

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ a bit waterstained and with light rubbing to extremities; A two year journey from Japan around Asia and Africa: Formosa, Bali, Pakistan, India and Turkey, Zanzibar; 8vo; 241 pages View more info

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MANCHURIA The Cockpit of Asia

By: Etherton, P. T. ; Tiltman, H. Henssell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1666

Condition: Very Good


Boards with minor rubbing to extremitites. Light foxing to edges and occasionally on pages ; 17 b&w photos and 1 map. The book is focusing on the industrial and economic importance of Manchuria after the 1895 treaty of peace that was signed between China and Japan. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

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PAGODA SHADOWS Studies from Life in China

By: Fielde, Adele M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, W. G. Corthell: 1885

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 18854

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Light spotting to back boards. Very light foxing to endpapers. Former owner's name on front free endpaper ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 285 pages View more info

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ACROSS CHINA

By: Jenkins, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6741

ISBN: 0688042236

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped; A journey "deep intoTibet, to Mount Everest, and across China from the windswept plains of Mongolia to a forbidden fishing village south of Shanghai"; Color Photographs; 8vo; 351 pages View more info

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THE FIVE FOOT ROAD In Search of a Vanished China

By: McDonald, Angus

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13484

ISBN: 0207186707

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ a bit sunned; In 1894, Australian George Morrison travelled from Shanghai, across central China, and into Burma. One hundred years on, Australian Angus McDonald retraces his steps; Color Photographs; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

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MY BANDIT HOSTS

By: Pawley, Tinko

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co. ,ltd.: 1935

Order Number: 16345

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and chipping to price clipped DJ ; The harrowing experience of a young bride and her friend who were kidnapped by bandits in China ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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QUI PECHINO

By: Pisu, Renata

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milano, Touring Club Italiano: 1976

Order Number: 1614

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; A profusely illustrated coffeetable book on Peking (in Italian) ; Grandi Citta Del Mondo; 4to; 64, 44 pages View more info

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TWO YEARS IN THE FORBIDDEN CITY

By: The Princess Der Ling

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1929

Order Number: 18952

Condition: Very Good


Minor spotting to front boards. Front hinge weak; Nicely INSCRIBED in ink by the author on front free endpaper. This is partially a biography of the Empress Dowager Cixi. The author Der Ling was her first assistant. She wanted to set the record straight in regards of Cixi's reputation after her death; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 383 pages View more info

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RIDING THE IRON ROOSTER By Train through China

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16104

ISBN: 0399133097

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with light shelfwear; 8vo; 480 pages View more info

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A BORROWED PLACE The History of Hong Kong

By: Welsh, Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Kodansha International: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13049

ISBN: 1568360029

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 624 pages View more info

A NATURALIST IN WESTERN CHINA: WITH VASCULUM, CAMERA AND GUN Being Some Account of Eleven Years' Travel, Exploration and Observation in the More Remote Parts of the Flowery Kingdom

By: Wilson, Earnst Henry

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 196

Condition: Very Good


Minute tears to top spine. Light rubbing and darkening to extremities; In two volumes, 101 b&w illustrations from photographs and one folding map at rear. In original blind-stamped red cloth with gilt spine lettering; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 251 & 229 pages View more info

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CREAM OF JIUZHAIGOU VALLEY AND HUANGLONG IN FOUR SEASONS

By: Yu Ning

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Beijng, China Travel & Tourism Press: 2002

Order Number: 16187

ISBN: 7503220171

Condition: Very Good+


Many lovely photos of the Jiuzhaigou valley region; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 84 pages View more info

MASTERPIECES OF CHINESE ARTS FROM THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

By: [Art Institute Of Chicago]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19205

ISBN: 4900502073

Condition: Very Good+


Small bump to one corner; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 156 pages View more info

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PEKING North China, South Manchuria and Korea

By: [Thos. Cook & Son]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Peking, Thos. Cook & Son, Ltd: 1920

Order Number: 18704

Condition: Very Good


Minor rubbing to extremities. Endpapers and front map browned and brittle; Three fold-out maps printed on japon paper ; B&W Photographs; 16mo 7" - 7½" tall; 161, xxii pages View more info

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COOK'S HANDBOOK OF STEAMSHIP ROUTES FROM THE FAR EAST

By: [Thos. Cook & Son]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hongkong, Head Office for China, Japan and Straits Settlements:

Order Number: 18762

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit darkened. Small stamp on first blank page. Marginal wear and darkening to a few pages. Bottom margin very narrow (binding error? ) with a few cut off texts; A steamship timetable. Including a japanese hotel booklet bound-in - a small travel guide to Tokyo with b&w photographs. Also includes "Information for Travellers Landing in Japan" with numerous beautiful b&w illustrations. Nd [1920's]; 8vo View more info