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1 Benson, Stella The Little World
London Macmillan 1932 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 317 pages; in original dark red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Soundly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Prior owner's initials pencilled to front endpage and small book dealer sticker to rear pastedown. Includes b&w illustrations. Solid unmarked copy. VG+ 
Price: 11.50 USD
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2 Beyerle, Edith Marie Pots of Gold
New York Loizeaux Brothers 1946 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 218 pages; Sound clean copy in purple cloth with title-lettering in gilt to spine. Light silverfishing to the cloth at spine panel and to the upper left corner of front panel; small area of predation to bottom edge of rear panel. Mild foxing to front endpaper. Text clean and unmarked. G+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Birch, Cyril (Trans. ) Stories from a Ming Collection ; Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century
Bloomington Indiana University Press 1959 Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; HC in original cloth. Soundly bound and clean. Prior owner name and address penned neatly to front pastedown. Text clean and unmarked. Lacking dust wrapper but otherwise VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Ch'en, Jerome Yuan Shih-K'ai
China Rainbow Bridge Book Co 1972 0804707898 / 9780804707893 2nd ed.; English language edition published in China Hard cover Near Fine 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 258 pages; Very good in very good dust jacket. Apparently a pirated edition. Published with glossy pictorial dust jacket. Copyright info in Chinese, but text in English. Appears unread and near Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Chalkley, Alan and Robin Barrie Adventures And Perils: The First Hundred and Fifty Years of Union Insurance Society of Canton
Hong Kong Ogilvy & Mather 1985 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Period photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 54 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Snug bright and neat in crisp edged and bright pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. Handsome copy; NF/NF 
Price: 22.50 USD
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6 Cooke, Christopher Barling, Exhibition June 1992
London Barling of Mount Street 1992 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 26 pages; Oversize paperback in heavy, textured card stock covers. A catalog of some pieces featured in the June 1992 exhibition with accompanying text. Eleven pieces featured with plates and description, including Lacquer, Furniture and Figurative pieces. Bright fresh copy feels and appears unread and about as new. NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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7 Davis, John Francis The Chinese, a General Description of China and its Inhabitants; Four Volumes in Two, Including the Supplementary Volume
London Charles Knight & C. Cox 1850 New edition, revised and enlarged Hardcover Very Good- 
Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Uniformly bound 4 volumes in 2. 16mo in ribbed green cloth with rules and decorative borders in blind to boards, triple ruled bands and titles in gilt to spine. Variously published by Charles Knight and C. Cox with Vol I showing an 1851 date and C. Cox masthead while the other 3 volumes bear 1845/46 Knight publishing details. Likely bound in 1851 by Cox after he assumed responsibility of publication. Snugly bound and clean; shallow chip to the cloth at crown of volume I/II. Uniform light browning to cloth at spines. Large "literary society" bookplates of an east coast college are mounted to the front pastedowns. Mild fray to the cloth along the rear spine edge of Vol III/IV. Illustrated with some 55 - 60 woodcuts in text. Nice uniformly bound set includes the Supplementary Volume [IV]. VG- ... Larger set may require additional charges for international or expedited shipping. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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8 Doolin, Dennis Communist China; The Politics of Student Opposition
Stanford, CA Hoover Institution//Stanford University 1964 Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages; Trade size paperback in red paper wraps with titles brightly in yellow. Appears unread and unused. About as new. VG+ to NF 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Doolittle, Justus Social Life of the Chinese, with some Account of their Religious, Governmental, Educational, And Business Customs And Opinions with Special but Not Exclusive Reference to Fuhchau) : Complete 2 Volumes
Singapore Graham Brash (Pte. ) Ltd 1986 9971490196 / 9789971490195 Facsimile Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 949 pages; Two volumes, complete. HC/DJ. Facsimile reissue of the 1895 edition, with original engraved illustrations well reproduced and text clear on high grade acid free paper. Both volumes tightly bound; feels and appears unread and as new. F/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Dukes, Edwin Joshua Along River and Road in Fuh-Kien, China
New York American Tract Society 1885 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Illustrations on glossy stock; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages; No date given [circa 1885] American Tract Society, New York. Presumably the 1st American edition, from the English. In publisher's green cloth embellished with a gilt detailed vignette to cover and gilt title lettering at spine. Decorative floral scrolling and borders stamped in black. Soundly bound with complete set of 16 plates. A map is mentioned in the book's subtitle but was apparently left out of the American edition, or never included at all. Cloth rubbed and nicked at corner tips and spine ends. Expected halo toning to page stock. Endpages present but a little tender in the front joint. Gilt detailing at spine a little dulled. A simple 3 character catalog number at base of spine in white paint, is presumably that of the original individual owner. A memoriam bookplate to the front pastedown. Illustrated with views and scenes printed on glossy stock. G++ to VG- 
Price: 85.00 USD
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11 Fourcade, Francois Le Musee De Pekin
Paris Editions Cercle D' Art 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Color Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; Oversize HC in cream linen covered boards; title lettering brightly stampen in red to cover and spine. Solid clean copy lacks dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with color plates mounte to heavy paper pages in-text. Text in French. Fabulous illustrations. Overall VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Gilmour, Rev. James Among the Mongols
New York The American Tract Society 1895 reprint Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 382 pages; No date given [circa 1895] American Tract Society. HC in original diced brown cloth with pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to cover and spine; ornate borders stamped in blind. Text block snug and clean, though the front endpage is split in the front joint. A personal library catalog number painted in thin white brushed paint to base of spine. Cloth lighty bruised and rubbed through at corners; mild fray at spine ends. Illustrated with a folding map at front, along with reproductions of engravings on glossy stock and woodcuts in-text. Sound decent copy. G++ 
Price: 39.50 USD
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13 Goodrich, Luther Carrington The Literary Inquisition of Ch'ien-lung, American Council of Learned Societies, Studies in Chinese and Related Civilizations #1
Baltimore Waverly Press 1935 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; HC in original ribbed blue cloth. 1st edition. Titles brightly in gilt to spine; snugly bound. Ex-library with catalog label base of spine and minimal attachments to endpages. Text fresh and unmarked. Solid and fresh (and VG+) aside from minimal library indications. Graded G+ thus 
Price: 55.00 USD
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14 Hastings, Collette Charles Dr. Newman and his Religious Opinions
London John F. Shaw & Co 1866 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages; 1st edition hardcover in original pebbled red cloth with decorative ruling in blind to board edges. Cloth ta spine mostly perished with only two inches at crown remaining with partial titles only. Rear board detached. Original endpages remain. Bookplate of theological seminary library to front pastedown. Tipped in at front is a "Notice to Readers" and appended at rear is a 16 page publisher's catalog. Text complete clean and bright' boards with only light rubbing at corner tips. Good candidate for a basic rebacking restoration. Fair to good only thus. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Hill, Harold C. & I-Hsiung Ju A Collection of I-Hsiung Ju's Landscape Paintings
Taipei, Taiwan National Museum of History 1976 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 74 pages; Paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Spine unlettered as issued. Snug, solid and neat. Spine ends lightly crimped. Trace spotting to a couple pages. Illustrated throughout in color. 1987 newsletter for the "Art Farm" placed in back of book. A catalog for the 1976 exhibition. 26 tissue guarded color plates. VG+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Karnow, Stanley and Steiner, Henry (Design and Illustration) Bitter Seeds-A Farmer's Story of Revolution in China
Hong Kong Dragonfly Books 1964 First Edition Wraps Near Fine Illustrated by Henry Steiner 
Linocuts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 43 pages; . Dragonfly Books oversize paperback in illustrated card stock covers. Tight bright and exceptionally neat. No marks. Appears unread. Sharp crisp corners; unrubbed. Designed and illustrated with linocuts by Henry Steiner. About Fine. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Laing, Ellen An Index to Reproductions of Paintings by Twentieth-Century Chinese Artists Revised Edition
Ann Arbor University of Michigan : Center for Chinese Studies 1998 0892641266 / 9780892641260 Revised Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 530 pages; Stout HC in original maroon cloth with titles in gilt to cover and spine. Snugly bound with immaculate text, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Lam, Robert P.F. The Hong Kong Album. a Selection of the Museum's Historical Photographs
Hong Kong Urban Council, Hong Kong Museum of History 1983 Second Printing Paperback Very Good 
Photographs; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Leon, N. H. Character Indexes Of Modern Chinese; Xiandai Hanyu Hanzi Jianzi
London Curzon Press 1981 0700701346 / 9780700701346 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 508 pages; Trade paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Snugly bound and neat. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to covers at edges. Light toning to white areas of cover design. Solid unmarked copy feels and appears unused. VG to VG+ 
Price: 13.00 USD
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20 Li, Hsu Ying and Lindy L. Mark (Trans. ) His Favorite Chinese Cook Book
Taipei, Taiwan Kwang Wen Book Co. 1966 Hardcover Good+ 
Color Photographs; Square 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 204 pages; HC in original green cloth with titles in gilt to covers and spine. Sound, clean copy. Original bookstore retial stamp to front endpage. Light halo toning to Taipei produced pagestock. Cloth at spine and lower edges lightly sunned. A shelf bump to the top edge of the rear board with light stress crease to the board. Illustrated with B&W and color photographs. A sound decent copy of this uncommon Chinese cook book. G++ to VG- 
Price: 22.50 USD
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