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She was the emperor: a portrait of the Empress Wu Tse T\'ien of the T\'ang dynasty
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She was the emperor: a portrait of the Empress Wu Tse T'ien of the T'ang dynasty

By West, Keith

London: Robert Hale, 1951. 256p., very good hardcover in an edgeworn dustjacket, which is now protected by mylar cover. Novel based on the life of Wu Zetian (624-705), who ruled during the brief Zhou dynasty as the only woman in Chinese history with the title "huangdi.

$75.00

Giovanni\'s Room: complete and unabridged
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Giovanni's Room: complete and unabridged

By Baldwin, James

New York: New American Library/Signet, 1959. Paperback. 144p., ownership bookplate(attractive) on inner front cover, worn first paperback printing in original pictorial wraps. The Dial Press first was Young 158* Signet S1559.

$15.00

Oil & troubled waters; selected articles from the anarchist weekly Freedom.  Volume six, 1956
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Oil & troubled waters; selected articles from the anarchist weekly Freedom. Volume six, 1956

By Freedom Press

London: Freedom Press, 1957. Paperback. xiii, 312p., wraps, paper browned, front wrap unevenly toned and edgeworn with small closed tear on bottom edge. Vol. 6.

$12.00

Za ji yi shu de hua duo
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Za ji yi shu de hua duo

By Zhang Menggeng

Beijing: Beijing da zhong chu ban she, 1956. 50 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates; front cover has a corner crease. On acrobatic performances of the sort one might see at a circus.

$12.00

Hua jia Xu Beihong
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Hua jia Xu Beihong

By Huang Miaozi

Beijing: Beijing chu ban she, 1957. 21p., slender booklet, very good.

$12.00

China\'s big leap in water conservancy
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China's big leap in water conservancy

Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1959. 138p., paperback, small chip at top of spine; ownership stamp of professor Robert Scalapino.

$12.00

Constructive anarchism .  Foreword by George Woodcock, translated by H. Frank & Ada Siegel
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Constructive anarchism . Foreword by George Woodcock, translated by H. Frank & Ada Siegel

By Maximoff, Gregori Petrovich

Chicago: Maximoff Memorial Publication Committee, 1952. Hardcover. 152p., original red cloth binding, hinges coming loose, offsetting from dj on endpapers, corners bumped, else good condition. No dj.

$30.00

Peace Through the Ages: Translations from the Poets of China
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Peace Through the Ages: Translations from the Poets of China

By Alley, Rewi

Beijing: the author, 1954. 203p., paperback with dustjacket, edgeworn, a reading copy only. Translations by the New Zealander who became a member of the Chinese Communist Party.

$12.00

The immoral moralists; selected articles from the anarchist weekly Freedom.  Volume five, 1955
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The immoral moralists; selected articles from the anarchist weekly Freedom. Volume five, 1955

By Freedom Press

London: Freedom Press, 1956. Paperback. xiii, 253p., wraps, paper browned, wraps worn and soiled, else very good condition. Vol. 5.

$25.00

Canadian democracy and the struggle for socialism, a report of the second meeting of the Montreal Socialist Forum
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Canadian democracy and the struggle for socialism, a report of the second meeting of the Montreal Socialist Forum

By Montreal Socialist Forum

Toronto: Merchants PRess, 1958. Pamphlet. 28p., wraps, paper toned else good condition, 4.5x6.75 inches. Participants included Henri Gagnon, Council of Socialist Clubs, Ross Dowson, Socialist Educational League, The Senneterre Marxist Group and others.

$25.00

The Rise and Fall of Bevanism
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The Rise and Fall of Bevanism

By Howell, David

Leeds, UK: I.L.P. Square One Publications, 1980. Pamphlet. 43p, stapled pamphlet, 5.75x8.25 inches, pictorial wraps, some dog-earing to front wrap, else very good. Labour Party Discussion Series No. 5.

$12.00

The Great Prophecies of China
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The Great Prophecies of China

By Lee, Charles L.

New York: Franklin Company, 1950. 64p., very good hardcover in a chipped dustjacket. Dustjacked blurb asserts that the book "was written about 1300 years ago by two famous Chinese mathematicians and philosophers for the Emperor of China and contains a series of prophecies on the State and the Western World." Predicts American success in Korea in 1951, etc. The original text, which was actually popularized in Ming times, has been reinterpreted in every age to align with contemporary events, much like Nostradamus.

$12.00

Confessions of a China Hand
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Confessions of a China Hand

By Farquharson, Ronald

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1951. x, 212p., very good hardcover in a dustjacket with corner creases. Based on the author's decade in China, but with fictional embellishments.

$12.00

She ying jia zuo xin shang
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She ying jia zuo xin shang

By Di Yuancang

Shanghai: Shanghai wen hua chu ban she, 1956. 47p., slender booklet, text in Chinese. Notable photographs with short essays about them.

$15.00

Trotskyism versus revisionism, a documentary history Volume three: The Socialist Workers Party\'s road back to Pabloism
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Trotskyism versus revisionism, a documentary history Volume three: The Socialist Workers Party's road back to Pabloism

By Slaughter, Cliff, ed

London: New Park Publications, 1974. Paperback. xvi, 318p., shelf worn wraps, light foxing to top of edge block and inside covers, old price sticker on lower back cover, interior clean, else very good.

$30.00

Zhongguo gu dai diao su ji
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Zhongguo gu dai diao su ji

By Liu Kaiqu

Beijing: Renmin meishu chubanshe, 1955. 8, 48 pages, very good hardcover in dustjacket, first printing. Text in Chinese, black and white illustrations. Laid in is an eleven-page booklet published by the Denney Printing Company in England, "Ancient Chinese Sculptures," translating some of the explanatory text.

$125.00

Tsi Bay-Shi i Syuy Bey-Khun
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Tsi Bay-Shi i Syuy Bey-Khun

By Qi Baishi; Xu Beihong

Moscow: Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1959. Folio containing twelve loose leaves reproducing paintings by the two artists; complete. All very good in original wrap-around folder.

$125.00

Sexology: sex science illustrated vol. 24, #2, September 1957; The American Sex Revolution
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Sexology: sex science illustrated vol. 24, #2, September 1957; The American Sex Revolution

By Gernsback, Hugo, editor

New York: Sexology Corp, 1957. Magazine. pp71-134, 5.25x7.785 inches, illustrations, very good digest-sized magazine in lightly-worn pictorial wraps.

$15.00

Yun\'gang san ji
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Yun'gang san ji

By Guo Gen; Wang Jiwu; Shi Ruo

Taiyuan: Shanxi ren min chu ban she, 1957. 37p., slender paperback, very good. On the Yungang grottoes, caves containing ancient Buddhist carvings and paintings.

$12.00

Bakounine et le panslavisme revolutionnaire. Cinq essais sur l\'histoire des idees en Russie et en Europe
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Bakounine et le panslavisme revolutionnaire. Cinq essais sur l'histoire des idees en Russie et en Europe

By Hepner, Benoit-P

Paris: Librairie Marcel Riviere et Cie, 1950. Paperback. 319p., wraps and paper toned, pages unopened. Text in French. Bibliothèque des sciences politiques et sociales.

$17.00

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