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Chinese Festivals the Hawaiian Way
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Chinese Festivals the Hawaiian Way

By Chang, Toy Len

Honolulu: Self-published by the author, 1983. Paperback. 74p., scattered decorations throughout text from facsimiles and paper-cutouts, expect lots of recipes and ethnic info, trade paperback in 9x6 inch frenchfold wraps. Exterior edges are somewhat handled with a mildly abraded spine, clean within and unmarked except for the author's signed inscription, a good to very good copy.

$20.00

Yun lu / jie zou: dong shu tang su xie zuo pin ji
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Yun lu / jie zou: dong shu tang su xie zuo pin ji

By Dong Shutang [Frank Shu-tang Dong]

Tainan: Ge er yi shu jing ji gong si, 2000. 88p., paperback, very good. Text mostly in Chinese, featuring illustrations of paintings by the Walnut Creek-based artist.

$40.00

Thrills from the experiences of great detectives
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Thrills from the experiences of great detectives

[Elkhart, Indiana-?]: [Dr. Miles Medicines], n.d.. 29p., staplebound booklet, pages toned, small crinkle to right edge, otherwise very good. Breathless crime-fighting stories interspersed with ads for various medical products, the most famous of which today is Alka-Seltzer. The rear cover has the rubberstamp of a distributor, the Central Drug Store in Kendallville, Indiana. The first story in the booklet is about opium dens in Boston's Chinatown, and the detective work of a Chinese-American informant and a white woman posing as his partner to expose the "Mayor of Chinatown," a tong leader who owned a jewel-encrusted opium pipe. The story is based on an actual investigation by Dr. Erwin C. Ruth in 1922.

$75.00

Lemon Drops: A Bittersweet Memoir
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Lemon Drops: A Bittersweet Memoir

By Chin, Frances

Orinda, CA: Andrew Benzie Books, 2015. 220p., paperback, wraps milldy worn, inscribed by the author. Memoir of a Chinese immigrant family in Oakland, CA.

$17.00

The development of Neo-Confucian thought
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The development of Neo-Confucian thought

By Chang, Carsun [Zhang Junmai]

New York: Bookman Associates, 1957. 376p., very good hardcover in worn dustjacket. Chang had accompanied Liang Qichao on his European tour; he later headed the China Democratic Socialist Party through which he promoted separation of powers and freedom of expression. In 1949 he went into exile in the United States, where he died in 1969 after ineffective efforts to promote reform in KMT-ruled Taiwan.

$12.00

Angelic encounter: a Flying Tiger son\'s story
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Angelic encounter: a Flying Tiger son's story

By Hom, Sam

Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2001. 224p., very good paperback. Novel of a Chinese immigrant family.

$17.00

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

T\'ai chi nude
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T'ai chi nude

By Yu, F.L.

San Francisco: AND/OR Press, 1975. 64p., slender paperback, covers edgeworn. Full-frontal photos, for educational purposes of course.

$12.00

The book of internal exercises, with Richard C. Miller, photography by Peter M. Cornwell
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The book of internal exercises, with Richard C. Miller, photography by Peter M. Cornwell

By Chang, Stephen T.

San Francisco: Strawberry Hill Press, 1978. Paperback. 138p., paperback, very good; inscribed by the author. Previous owner's name in light marker above inscription.

$17.00

The Foo Hsing Theatre
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The Foo Hsing Theatre

San Francisco: Great Star Theater, 1963. 22 pages in English, 32 pages in Chinese, staplebound program booklet for the performances of Chinese operas by a troupe from Taiwan in San Francisco's Chinatown. Includes black and white photos, synopses of the plays, an essay by K.K. Woo about Chinese opera, and ads from local businesses.

$30.00

Barouche Impromptu and other Moroccan Sketches [inscribed and signe]
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Barouche Impromptu and other Moroccan Sketches [inscribed and signe]

By Hsu, Clara

San Francisco: Poetry Hotel Press, 2013. Paperback. 139p., personal inscription signed by the poet, very good first edition trade paperback original in green pictorial wraps. Chinese American poet living in San Francisco.

$20.00

Climb
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Climb

By Chen, Xinrui

[Los Angeles-?]: the author, 2017. 14-panel staplebound zine with fold-out center; Numbered 10 of thirty copies. A celebration of indoor climbing.

$20.00

Chinatown San Francisco; photographs by Phil Palmer
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Chinatown San Francisco; photographs by Phil Palmer

By Walls, Jim

Berkeley: Howell-North, 1960. 64p., staplebound booklet, very good.

$20.00

Ancestors; 900 years in the life of a Chinese Family
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Ancestors; 900 years in the life of a Chinese Family

By Ching, Frank

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1988. Hardcover. 528p. + 16p. illustrations, endpaper map, hardbound first edition in 9.5x6.5 inch clothbacked boards and dust jacket. Nice clean copy. Chinese American's 34-generation genealogical reconstruction of his family's history.

$10.00

Dao zu guo qu
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Dao zu guo qu

By Xu Yifan

Hong Kong: Chao yang chu ban she, 1972. 2, 6, 184 pages, very good paperback. Chinese-American author writes about visiting the PRC.

$30.00

To save China, to save ourselves; the Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York
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To save China, to save ourselves; the Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York

By Yu, Renqiu

Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992. x, 253p., paperback, light shelfwear. Asian American history and culture.

$12.00

Chinatown, New York; labor and politics, 1930-1950.  Updated with a new introduction and epilogue by the author
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Chinatown, New York; labor and politics, 1930-1950. Updated with a new introduction and epilogue by the author

By Kwong, Peter

New York: The New Press, 2001. Paperback. 208p., wraps, very good condition. First published in 1979.

$12.00

Longgang ji kan / Lung Kong quarterly magazine [14 issues]
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Longgang ji kan / Lung Kong quarterly magazine [14 issues]

By [Lung Kong Tin Yee Association]

San Francisco; printed in Hong Kong: Meizhou Longgang qin yi zong gong suo, 1988. Fourteen issues of the journal for members of the Lung Kong Tin Yee Association, headquartered in San Francisco but with members all across the Chinese diaspora. Text is mostly in Chinese. Coverage includes activities of the Association, articles on Chinese culture and history, and updates on branches of the Association in other countries. Numbers present are 53/54, 55, 57/58, 60, 65/66, 72, 95/96, 98/99, 113, 120, 121, 122/123, 126/127, and 129. Also included is a 1969 special publication of the World Lung Kong Association, for its third world conference.

$225.00

Longgang ji kan / Lung Kong quarterly magazine. No. 95/96
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Longgang ji kan / Lung Kong quarterly magazine. No. 95/96

By [Lung Kong Tin Yee Association]

San Francisco; printed in Hong Kong: Meizhou Longgang qin yi zong gong suo, 1979. Double issue of the journal for members of the Lung Kong Tin Yee Association, headquartered in San Francisco but with members all across the Chinese diaspora. Text is mostly in Chinese. Coverage includes activities of the Association, articles on Chinese culture and history, scholarships for young members, a report on plans for rehabilitiating the Ming Yee building in Chinatown, and more.

$20.00

Japanese & Chinese Immigrant Activists organizing in American & international communist movements, 1919-1933
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Japanese & Chinese Immigrant Activists organizing in American & international communist movements, 1919-1933

By Fowler, Josephine

New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2007. Paperback. xiv, 272p., introduction, conclusion, notes, index, illustrations, ownership name otherwise a very good first trade paperback edition in pictorial wraps.

$15.00

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