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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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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

The Military-Gentry Coalition China under the Warlords

By: Ch'en, Jerome

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto-York University Joint Centre On Modern East Asia: 1979

Seller ID: 10427

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Iii, 201 pp. Each chapter has end notes. Large octavo. Cream card covers with the signature pale orange carps design. Covers are clean and nice, interior very nice, good copy. Historian Jerome Ch'en died in Ontario in June, 2019, at the age of 99 years. ; Publications Series; Vol. 4.1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages View more info

Another Phenomenology of Humanity A Reading of a Dream of Red Mansions

By: Chen, Xunwu

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Lexington Books: 2015

Seller ID: 10332

ISBN: 149850454X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


X, 289 pp. Bibliography, index. Octavo. Glossy dark red hard covers have very minor shelf wear, interior is clean and tight, virtually as new. Very nice copy. From the publisher: "Another Phenomenology of Humanity: A Reading of A Dream of Red Mansions is devoted to developing another version of phenomenology of humanity—human nature, human dispositions and human desires—by taking A Dream of Red Mansions, the crown jewel of Chinese culture, as its main literary paradigm of illustration. The version of phenomenology of humanity at issue is a synthesis of the Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist a... 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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Chronological Handbook of the History of China A Manuscript Left by the Late Rev. Ernst Faber, Dr. Theol.

By: Faber, Rev. Ernst; Kranz, Pastor P. , editor

Price: $198.00

Publisher: Shanghai, General Evangelical Protestant Missionary Society of Germany: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10539

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Xvi, 250, xlv pp. Frontis plate of E. Faber with tissue guard. Tall octavo. In what appears to be original 3/4 black leather with black shagreen cloth boards, gilt to spine. Spine has been repaired with original cover laid down. Interior has book plate of Sir Edmund Walker (1848-1924) a Canadian banker and cultural philanthropist who was a force behind the founding of the Univ. Of Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario and much more. Paper is lightly toned, a small dark smudge at the gutter at the last blank, edges are marbled, clean and unmarked inside, with solid bindi... View more info

Beautiful Merchandise Prostitution in China, 1860-1936

By: Gronewald, Sue

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Institute for Research in History and the Haworth Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10317

ISBN: 086656134X

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


X, 114 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. A few black/white illustrations. Small octavo. Blue cloth with cream ruling and title is clean and unmarked. Edges have a bit of shelf soil. Interior has a small mark on inside front cover, otherwise clean and neat, some pencil underlining and marginalia throughout. A good copy. ; Women & History; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages View more info

To Rebel is Justified A Rhetorical Study of China's Cultural Revolution Movement 1966-1969

By: Huang, Shaorong

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lanham, New York, London, University Press of America: 1996

Seller ID: 10292

ISBN: 0761804188

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xv, 221 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. Small octavo. Dark blue hard covers with bright gilt are bright and clean, back cover has old price sticker, interior is clean and fresh, virtually as new. Good copy ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages 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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Paper and Printing in Ancient China

By: Laufer, Berthold

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1973

Seller ID: 10396

ISBN: 0833747940

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


34 pp. Reprinted from the limited edition of 1931. Dark green cloth with bright gilt to spine, only minor wear to the covers. Interior there is no blank although it does not look as though it is missing but open right to the half title. Interior is clean and unmarked. Printed in a lovely type with wide margins, a very attractive copy. ; Burt Franklin Bibliography & Reference Series; Vol. 492; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 33 pages View more info

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Criminal Defense in China The Politics of Lawyers At Work

By: Liu, Sida & Terence C. Halliday

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2016

Seller ID: 10512

ISBN: 1107162416

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Xix, 200, [v] pp. Bibliography, index. Illustrated with tables and figures. Octavo. Glossy black paper hardcovers with images of Chinese people has minimal wear. Interior has first blank neatly cut out, previous owner name on verso of title page. Chapter 2 and 3 have extensive but neat pencil notation with yellow post it notes with Chinese notes. Still very usable, but price reduced for condition. ; Cambridge Studies In Law And Society; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages View more info

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The Odyssey of the Buddhist Mind The Allegory of the Later Journey to the West

By: Liu, Xiaolian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lanham, New York, London, University Press of America: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10413

ISBN: 0819196703

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xvii, 318 pp. Index, bibliography. Octavo. Red leatherette hard covers with bright gilt, just a bit of shelf wear. Interior clean and nice. Good copy. "Xiaolian Liu presents the first and only major study on the achievement of the novel in the context of both Western and Chinese allegorical traditions. This groundbreaking book provides a comparative study of the nature and various aspects of allegory as illustrated through the analysis of The Later Journey to the West, a seventeenth-century Chinese allegorical novel. The author also examines the theme, structure and characterization of the... 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: 9863

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

A History of Christianity in Asia, Vol. II 1500-1900

By: Moffett, Samuel Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Maryknoll, NY, Orbis Books: 2005

Seller ID: 10472

ISBN: 1570757011

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xxvi, 742 pp. Index, bibliography. Illustrated with maps. Octavo. Cream and grey card covers have a crease across front and back covers, interior has pencil erasure on half title, otherwise clean and nice. ; American Society of Missiology; Vol. 36; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 742 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; 640 pages 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