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Return to Dragon Mountain: Memories of a Late Ming Man

by Jonathan D. Spence

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Book Club Edition
Published
September 2007
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0670063576
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New York: Viking, September 2007. Hardcover. Book Club Edition. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight; tail slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight shelfwear to bottom edge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 332 pages. Zhang Dai (1597-1689), subject of this absorbing and evocative… Read more
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Into Tibet : The CIA's First Atomic Spy and His Secret Expedition to Lhasa

by Thomas Laird

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As New
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First Edition
Published
May 2002
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0802117147
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New York: Grove Press, May 2002. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 364 pages. In 1949, at the height of U.S. concern about the Soviet Union's atomic experiments and the spread of communism in China,… Read more
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Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War : The Oldest Military Treatise in the World

by Robert L. Cantrell; Lionel Giles (trans)

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First Edition
Published
2003
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0972291407
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Arlington, Virginia: Center For Advantage, 2003. Trade Paperback. First Printing (stated). Fine. Light shelfwear, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 122 pages. This volume clarifies Sun Tzu's philosophies on war without compromising the subtlety of thought needed to master them. Readers will find key advice on leadership, advantage, and how to proficiently… Read more
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A History of East Asia : From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

by Charles Holcombe

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Published
2011
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ISBN 10
052173164X
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New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Trade Paperback. Good+. A few notes, occasional underlining and light reading wear to first fifty pages, remainder of book seems unread. Not from a library. xxiv + 430 pages. In the modern age, many of the features that made East Asia distinct have been submerged by the effects of revolution, politics, or globalization.… Read more
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Mao for Beginners (A Pantheon Documentary Comic Book)

by Rius; Rius and Friends; Eduardo del Río; Eduardo Humberto del Río García; Richard Appignanesi (trans); Maria Clarkson (trans)

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First American Edition
Published
July 1980
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0394738861
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New York: Pantheon, July 1980. Trade Paperback. Glued binding. First American Edition (stated). Fine. Very slight wear to spine corners, otherwise As New. Interior pristine. Covers clean and crisp. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 173 pages.
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Daughter of China: A True Story of Love and Betrayal

by Meihong Xu; Larry Engelmann

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First Paperback Edition
Published
2000
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0471390194
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Slight rubbing and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 349 pages. Now in paperback, here is the stunning true tale of a remarkable woman trained as an… Read more
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Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes

by Isaac Taylor Headland

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Published
1900
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Hardcover
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Chicago: Fleming H. Revell, 1900. Hardcover. No additional printings listed. Illustrated boards backed in yellow cloth. Good+ book / no jacket. No prior ownership marking. Spine straight and sound. Edges and corners worn to boards. Not from a library. 160 pages; frontis, profusely illustrated.
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1421: The Year China Discovered America

by Gavin Menzies

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June 2008
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ISBN 10
0061564893
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New York: Harper Perennial, June 2008. Trade Paperback. Reissue with additional material. Near Fine. Pages tanned but unmarked. Spine straight tight, and uncreased. Very slight edgewear. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 650 pages. In 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen sailed from its base in China. The ships,… Read more
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Life and Death in Shanghai

by Nien Cheng

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December 2010
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ISBN 10
0802145167
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New York: Grove Press, December 2010. Trade Paperback. Full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Just the slightest reading wear to rear corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Laid-in author's Washington Post obituary. 560 pages. A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution.
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Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch

by Dai Sijie

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Published
June 2006
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ISBN 10
1400077141
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New York: Anchor Books, June 2006. Trade Paperback. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. v + 287 pages. A rapturous and uproarious collision of East and West, a novel about the dream of love and the love of dreams. Fresh from 11 years in Paris studying Freud, bookish Mr. Muo returns to China to spread the gospel of psychoanalysis.… Read more
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Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang

by Zhao Ziyang; Bao Pu (trans); Renee Chiang (trans); and Adi Ignatius (trans); Roderick MacFarquhar (foreward)

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First Edition
Published
May 2009
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1439149380
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New York: Simon & Schuster. May 2009. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. A few dust stains to top and fore-edge, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxv + 306 pages. Gives readers a front row seat to the secret inner workings of China's… Read more
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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry

by Elizabeth Mackinstry

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First Edition
Published
September 1935
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Hardcover
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New York: Macmillan. Hardcover. September 1935. First Edition / no additional printings listed. Green cloth over boards with black lettering and lamp decoration to front cover. Yellow endpapers. Lavishly illustrated. Very Good book / no dust jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Text block unmarked. Binding tight. Fading to spine and both covers, but black lettering is still dark. Not from… Read more
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Colours of the Mountain

by Da Chen

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First Paperback Edition
Published
September 2000
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ISBN 10
0099298007
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London: Arrow Books / Random House, September 2000. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Interior lightly tanned, otherwise pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 323 pages. A unique modern memoir of growing up in rural China, Colours of the Mountain is… Read more
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The Art of War. Translated and with an Introduction by Samuel B. Griffith. With a Foreword by B. H. Liddell Hart (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. Chinese series)

by Sun Tzu; Sunzi Bing Fa; Samuel B. Griffith (trans); B. H. Liddell Hart (foreward)

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Published
1971
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ISBN 10
0195014766
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London: Oxford University Press, 1971. Trade Paperback. Good+. Some highlighting and underlining, otherwise Fine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. 197 pages. Sun Tzu's The Art of War is as timely for business people today as it was for military strategists in ancient China. Written more than 2,000 years… Read more
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The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong

by Edward Gargan

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Edition
First Edition
Published
January 2002
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0375405844
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, January 2002. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light edgewear to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 332 pages. The chronicle of a remarkable three thousand mile journey down the Mekong River as it runs through China, Tibet, Burma, Laos,… Read more
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Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch

by Dai Sijie

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First Paperback Edition
Published
June 2006
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1400077141
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New York: Anchor Books, June 2006. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Text pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Slight edgewear. Tanning to inside covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. v + 287 pages. A rapturous and uproarious collision of East and West, a novel about… Read more
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China's Futures: Scenarios for the World's Fastest Growing Economy, Ecology, and Society (The Josey-Bass Business & Management Series)

by James Ogilvy; Peter Schwartz; Joe Flower

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New
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Edition
First Edition
Published
2000
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0787952001
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San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. xiv + 159 pages.
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A Short History of Communism

by Robert Harvey

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First U.S. Edition
Published
November 2004
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0312329091
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New York: Thomas Dunne Books, November 2004. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (stated) / full number line. Bright red cloth over boards with gold lettering to spine. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Black remainder dot to top edge. Rubbing and light edgewear to jacket. Not from a library. Not clipped. xxiv + 422… Read more
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The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

by Richard McGregor

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June 2010
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0061708771
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New York: HarperCollins, June 2010. Hardcover. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Spine ends and upper corners bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 302 pages.
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Catastrophic Consequences: Civil Wars and American Interests

by Steven R. David

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New
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First Paperback Edition
Published
July 2008
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0801889898
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, July 2008. Trade Paperback. New. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Not a remainder. Not damaged. xiv + 204 pages. Contents: Introduction : a new kind of threat -- Saudi Arabia : oil fields ablaze -- Pakistan : loose nukes -- Mexico : a flood of refugees -- China : collapse of a great… Read more
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