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1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

by Gavin Menzies

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Published
June 2008
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780061492174
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New York: HarperCollins / William Morrow, June 2008. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Quarter-bound in red buckram with black paper sides. Gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Covers clean and bright with slight edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder… 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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Published
May 2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781439149386
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$24.95

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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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Stilwell and the American Experience In China

by Barbara W. Tuchman

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Published
February 1972
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780553257984
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New York: Bantam, February 1972. Paperback. 11th printing, March 1989. Very Good. Interior appears unmarked. Spine creased. Reading wear to edges and corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxii + 794 pages.
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China Hand: An Autobiography

by John Paton Davies Jr.

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Published
2012
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780812244014
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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Good book in a Fine jacket. Underlining and notes, otherwise Fine. Not from a library. Not remainder mark. Not clipped. 376 pages.
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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry

by Elizabeth Mackinstry

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Published
September 1935
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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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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Published
September 2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780099298007
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London: Arrow Books / Random House, September 2000. 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 a powerful… Read more
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Art of War: Sun Tzu Strategy Card Deck: 54 Winning Strategies

by Robert L. Cantrell

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Published
2004
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Fine
ISBN
9780972291484
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Arlington, Virginia: Center For Advantage, 2004. Playing Cards. Fine. 54 pristine playing cards in a fine cardbox box. Art of War: Sun Tzu Strategy Card Deck provides a practical and fun way to create winning strategies. It is a planning tool, a game, and a traditional playing card deck all in one package. The content is backed by cutting edge… 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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Good+
ISBN
9780195014761
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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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Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War book + Art of War: Sun Tzu Strategy Card Deck

by Robert L. Cantrell; Lionel Giles (trans)

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Published
2003 + 2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780972291484
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Arlington, Virginia: Center For Advantage, 2003 and 2004. Trade Paperback (First Printing, stated) and Card Deck. Fine. Light shelfwear, otherwise pristine inside and out. 122 pages plus 54 playing cards in a cardboard box. Robert Cantrell's famous book and card deck. Hard to find, especially in nice condition. An excellent gift for a C-suite executive. The book clarifies Sun… Read more
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The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong

by Edward Gargan

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Published
2002
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780375405846
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 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, Thailand, Cambodia,… Read more
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Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis

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Published
1932
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition, later printing
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Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1932. Hardcover. First Edition, later printing. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt printing and illustrations to spine and front cover. Illustrated end papers. Four color plates and 44 B&W illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Richly illustrated jacket. Very Good book in a Good jacket. Prior owner's name to FFEP, otherwise interior pristine. Spine straight… Read more
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Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch

by Dai Sijie

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Published
June 2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781400077144
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$13.25

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New York: Anchor Books, June 2006. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Slight edgewear. 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,… Read more
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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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$6.95
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A Short History of Communism

by Robert Harvey

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Published
November 2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780312329099
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New York: Thomas Dunne Books. Hardcover. November 2004. 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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Published
2010
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780061708770
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$16.95

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New York: HarperCollins. Hardcover. 2010.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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Published
2008
Condition
New
Edition
First paperback printing
ISBN
9780801889899
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Trade Paperback. 2008. New. First paperback printing / 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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Thread Of The Silkworm

by Iris Chang

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First paperback printing
ISBN
9780465006786
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New York: Basic Books. Trade Paperback. 1996. First paperback printing / full number line. Near Fine. Interior unmarked with light tanning. Spine straight and tight. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 329 pages. The definitive biography of Tsien Hsue-Shen, the pioneer of the American space age who was mysteriously accused of being a communist,… Read more
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Kundun: A Biography of the Family of the Dalai Lama

by Mary Craig

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Published
October 1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second printing
ISBN
9781887178648
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$13.40

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Washington, DC: Counterpoint. Hardcover. Second printing. October 1997. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Cover clean and bright. xxi + 392 pages. Kundun is a story of reincarnation, coronation, heartbreaking exile, and finally, the tenacious efforts of a holy man to save a nation and its people. This is the first work to… Read more
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Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

by Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV

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Published
August 1991
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First paperback printing
ISBN
9780060987015
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$12.95

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US: Harper Perennial. Trade Paperback. First paperback printing / full number line. August 1991. Very Good+. Interior unmarked. Lightly tanned and foxed. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Covers rubbed. Light dog-ear to upper front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 288 pages. In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the… Read more
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Chen Village

by Anita Chan; Richard Madsen; Jonathan Unger

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Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780520047204
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$7.85

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Berkeley: University of California Press. Trade Paperback. 1984. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book. Text block pristine. Spine is straight, tight and uncreased but sun faded. Foxing to top edge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. No tears, no creases, no folds. viii + 293 pages.
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