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Chinese Jade throughout the ages

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, The Oriental Ceramic Society: 1975

Seller ID: 9242

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


152pp + 26 unnumbered pages. Frontis, plates, index. Book has green cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket is cream with brown text on spine and front cover, illustration on front cover. Bookplates on front pastedown and front flyleaf. Limited edition number 290 of 1000. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages View more info

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How Taiwan Became Chinese Dutch, Spanish, and Han Colonization in the Seventeenth Century

By: Andrade, Tonio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 7361

ISBN: 023112855X

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


xix, 300 pp. Works cited. Two-tone glossy yellow dust jacket has minor corner wear. Book itself has owner inscript on first blank, otherwise clean and fresh, good copy. ; Gutenberg-e; 8.80 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 324 pages View more info

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Olympic Architecture

By: BEI JING JIAN ZHU SHE JI YAN JIU YUAN BIAN

Price: $150.00

Publisher: China Architecture & Building Press: 2008

Seller ID: 6965

ISBN: 7112098777

Condition: Very Good


314 pp. Chinese text. Numerous full color photos and building plans for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Yellow cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Book is otherwise in very good condition. Top and bottom of spine slightly bumped. Otherwise clean with no other wear and no non-library marks. ; Ex-Library View more info

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The feelings of Guangdong - the older generation of revolutionaries the southern Guangdong Noriyuki [Historical picture gallery](Chinese Edition)

By: BEN SHE YI MING

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Guangdong, Guangdong People's Publishing House: 2000

Seller ID: 6625

ISBN: 7218054560

Condition: Fair


250 pp. Chinese text. Red and dark green hardcover boards. Book is in fair condition. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Some faint marks on front cover and spine with minor wear along edges and on corners. Heavy - may require additional shipping; 1949 - 1992; Ex-Library View more info

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Boxers image in the United States A Study of the Transnational Impact of Boxer Rising

By: BIN, YAO

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Unknown: 2008

Seller ID: 7005

ISBN: 7501237379

Condition: Fair


360 pp. Bibliography and timeline at rear - in Chinese and English. Chinese text. Light blue softcover. Book is in fair condition, covers work with some wrinkles. Some pages bent and/or creased. Interior is clean with some minor pencil underlining. View more info

Chinese Ivory Sculpture

By: Cox, Warren E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1946

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8685

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


112pp + 8 unnumbered pages. Limited edition, 13 of 1250, signed twice by author, plates. Book has red cloth hardcover with gold text on front cover and spine. Dust jacket is red and white with illustration on front cover and white text and black text. Sunning on dust jacket and wear with tears on covers and spine. Bookplates on front pastedown and front flyleaf. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Reform and Revolution in China The 1911 Revolution in Hunan and Hubei, Revised Edition

By: Esherick, Joseph

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Center for Chinese Studies, Univ. of Michigan: 1998

Seller ID: 7359

ISBN: 0892641304

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxi, 324 pp. Notes,bibliography,glossary,index. Illustrated with maps. Dark beige cloth covers with black are clean and nice. Interior has owner inscript, some light pencil marginalia throughout, otherwise good. Nice copy. ; Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies; 8.90 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 336 pages View more info

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Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Stoclet and Wessen Collections

By: Eskenazi, Giuseppe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Eskenazi Limited: 1975

Seller ID: 8638

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


56pp. Photographs. Book has beige softcover with photograph on front cover and black and white texts on covers. Slight yellowing on some pages, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages View more info

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Early newspapers in Hong Kong Educational Clippings

By: FANG JUN ZHU BIAN

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hunan, Hunan People S Publishing House: 1991

Seller ID: 6636

ISBN: 7543843153

Condition: Good


19 + 612 pp. Chinese text. Burgundy and white softcover. Book is ex-library with stamp on reverse of title page. In good condition, very faint wear along edges. Very clean with no non-library marks. ; Ex-Library View more info

Masterpieces of Chinese Seals in the National Palace Museum

By: Fu-ts'ung, Chiang

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Taipei, National Palace Museum: 1971

Seller ID: 8643

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


111pp. Cantonese and English languages, photographs. Book has red cloth hardcover with gold text on front cover and spine. Dust jacket is clear plastic. Book plate on front pastedown. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 111 pages View more info

In Search of Chinese Democracy Civil Opposition in Nationalist China, 1929-1949

By: Fung, Edmund S K

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press & Jiangsu People's Publishing House: 2011

Seller ID: 7163

ISBN: Notavalid

Condition: Very Good


1 + 3 + 335 pp. Chinese text. White sofcover. Book is in very good condition, very clean with no marks. Corners very slightly bent. Very usable copy. ; Cambridge Modern China Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum

By: Jenyns, Soame

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1951

Seller ID: 8635

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


40pp. Photographs. Book has green paper hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket has small tears on spine, slight wear on covers and spine. Bookplate on front pastedown. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 40 pages View more info

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The Caves of Dunhuang

By: Jinshi, Fan

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Scala Arts Publishers Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7368

ISBN: 1857598741

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


256 pp. Chronology, glossary. Heavily illustrated in color. Matte heavy paper wraps with a photo of Bhudda in parinirvana is clean and nice. A beautiful copy. Mogao, and the other cave sites at and around Dunhuang were a meeting point of Buddhist and Central Asian art and culture with Chinese civilization. The caves, founded by Buddhist monks from the 4th century, were the focus of worship for over 1000 years. The murals with which they were decorated create one of t... View more info

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Mountains Ablaze "Foreign Devils" and Chinese Patriots 1839-1911 Volume 2

By: Kong, Soon Shu Kong

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, University Museum and Art Gallery, the University of Hong Kong: 2012

Seller ID: 6964

ISBN: 988190210X

Condition: Very Good


449 - 844 pp. English Catalogue of paintings at rear. Text is mostly Chinese. English title page, and publishing information at rear. Numerous full colour photographs of Chinese artwork, including fold out pictures. Black felt cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Book is otherwise in very good condition, very clean with no non-library marks. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Wei Yuan and China's Rediscovery of the Maritime World

By: Leonard, Jane Kate

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Cambridge and London, Harvard University Asia Center: 1984

Seller ID: 7360

ISBN: 0674948556

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


xviii, 276 pp + ads Notes,bibliography,glossary,index. Frontis plate. Illustrated with maps and figures. Glossy white dust jacket with blue waves is clean, minimal wear, few very short edge chips. Interior clean and nice -- good copy. ; Harvard East Asian Monographs ; 9.28 X 6.32 X 1.15 inches; 300 pages View more info

Ancient Chinese Jades From the Grenville L.Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

By: Loehr, Max Assisted By Louisa G. Fitzferald Huber & Profusely illustrated

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Fogg Art Museum: 1975

Seller ID: 8672

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


v, 439 pp. Bibliography, index. Color frontis. Title in dark red. 630 b/w illustrations. Dark red cloth covers with dull gilt are clean and unmarked. Bottom corners a little bumped, more so at rear. Interior has neat owner bookplate, otherwise clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 439 pages View more info

An Exhibition of Chinese Archaic Jades

By: Loo, C. T.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, C. T. Loo, Inc.: 1950

Seller ID: 8646

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


128 unnumbered pages. Book has green paper hardcover with gold text and design on front cover and spine. Dust jacket has tears and wear. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Change and Adaptation An Anthropological Study of a Matrilineal Society in Taiwan

By: Mutsu Hsu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Institute of Ethnology, Academica Sinica: 1987

Seller ID: 6865

Condition: Good


226 pp. Index at rear. English abstract and table of contents at rear. Chinese text. Light blue softcover. Book is in good condition. Clean with minimal wear. Signed by previous owner on half-title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Freer Chinese Bronzes

By: Pope, J. A.; Gettens, R. J.; Cahill, J.; Barnard, N.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1967

Seller ID: 9187

ISBN: 0934686106

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


638pp + 2 unnumbered pages. Frontis, catalogue, photographs, references, index. Book has green cloth hardcover with gold text on spine and design on front cover. Dust jacket is cream with black text on front cover and spine with illustration on front cover. Bookplates on front pastedown and front flyleaf. Dust jacket has wear and minor marks, minor rips on spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Smithsonian Institution Oriental Studies; Vol. 7; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 6... View more info

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Tibetan Studies Quarterly. 5 Issues, 1991-1993 1991 V1, V4; 1992 V1, V3; 1993 V4

By: Qing, Han; Weng, Wang Ji; Ming, Zhang Shi; Jiang, Long Xi, et al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1991-1993

Seller ID: 8855

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Five issues of the scarce Quarterly journal, Tibetan Studies, from 1991-1993. Includes V1 and V4 from 1991, V1 and V3 from 1992 and V4 from 1993. Table of Contents in English. Paper covers with Tibetan on the front, Chinese inside. Condition is mildly worn, quite intact, no marks, just appear to have been read. Deaccessioned from a library but with only a stamp on the first page, no other marks. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info