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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

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

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

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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 the finest examples of Buddhist art in Chinese Central Asia, reflecting the changing styles of Chinese and Central Asian art f... 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

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

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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

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Sectarian Political Division and the Late Qing Dynasty The Queen As the Center of the Party Struggles

By: REN, LIN WEN

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Unknown: 1991

Seller ID: 7003

ISBN: 7500449313

Condition: Very Good


582 pp. Mandarin Chinese text. Blue and yellow softcover. Book is in good condition, clean with no marks. Very faintly rubbed at top/bottom of spine. View more info

Barbarians and Civilization in International Relations

By: Salter, Mark B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Xinhua Publishing House Pub. Date :2004-01: 2000

Seller ID: 7162

ISBN: 7501164819

Condition: Good


2 + 1 + 282 pp. Chinese text. English title and bibliography. Black softcover. Book is in good conition . Some wear/rubbing along edges. Interior is clean with no marks. ; Chinese Edition View more info

Image for Economic Exploitation of Historical Data in Central Japan (1937 - 1945) /RI BEN ZAI HUA ZHONG JING JI LVE DUO SHI LIAO (1937-1945)

Economic Exploitation of Historical Data in Central Japan (1937 - 1945) /RI BEN ZAI HUA ZHONG JING JI LVE DUO SHI LIAO (1937-1945)

By: Shang Hai Shi Dang An Guan Bian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Shanghai, Shanghai Bookstore Publishing House:

Seller ID: 6862

ISBN: 7806783326

Condition: Good


540 pp. Mandarin Chinese text. Brown softcover with black and white image of Imperial Japanese soldiers on front cover. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Book is in good condition, faint wear along edges. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Journal Asiatique, [Septieme Serie, Tome III] January-June 1874 [Ou Recueil De Mémoires D'Extraits Et De Notices]

By: Societe Asiatique

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris, Imprimerie Nationale: 1874

Seller ID: 10228

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


560 pp. Octavo. In French. Illustrated with folding plans and plates. Bound in old 3/4 leather with hard marbled paper boards. Leather is scuffed and worn at corners, spine has been repaired with old leather laid down, spine is cracked and worn and gilt is not legible. Interior has old hinge repairs, old owner inscript. Paper is clean and unmarked but somewhat browned and foxed, first blank has short tear at bottom edge. Original paper covers not bound in and no title at front, otherwise in good usable condition. Quite scarce. January: Plan de la Digue et de la Ville de Mareb by J. Arnaud; De ... View more info

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Heavenly People Choruses 390 Pieces

By: Su, John E. Zuoyang (1916-2007)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Heavenly People Depot: 1966

Edition: Sixteenth Edition

Seller ID: 7392

Condition: Good


275 pp. 390 hymns with music. In Chinese with some English. Navy blue covers with gold have old Mylar protection which seems to be fused. Book has a slight storage slant. Moderate normal aging, interior has library stamp but no other signs of library use, otherwise clean and unmarked. Rev. Su was a 3rd generation Chinese Christian who wrote many hymns and who was very active in Christian evangelism in China and Hong Kong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages View more info

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China's Path The Scientific Outlook on Development

By: Tian Yinggui

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Foreign Languages Press: 2008

Seller ID: 6864

ISBN: 7119054120

Condition: Good


144 pp. Mandarian Chinese text. White and red softcover. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Book is in good condition, clean with no non-library marks or wear. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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New Chinese Woodcuts Supplement to China Reconstructs

By: Wang Chi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1959

Seller ID: 7603

Condition: Good


8 color plates, 16 b/w woodcuts. 7.25" x 8" paper wraps, bright orange/red and black with a woodcut scene of women carrying sheaves on poles. Dated May 1969. Paper has a storage bend, interior text paper a bit toned, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Revolutionary woodcuts! "Since 1954 there have been 3 national exhibitions of woodcuts, with 1000s of entries. The small collection offered her is selected from work done in the past 2 years. In subject matter, it reflects some of the revolutionary past as well as the revolutionary present...But we hope it will give some idea of the sp... View more info