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image of A Year in Upper Felicity : Life in a Chinese Village During the Cultural Revolution

A Year in Upper Felicity : Life in a Chinese Village During the Cultural Revolution

by Jack Chen

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Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.95

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New York: Macmillan, 1973. Hardcover. First Printing (stated). Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket rubbed with half-inch tear to top edge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xv + 383 pages.
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Daughter of China: A True Story of Love and Betrayal

by Meihong Xu; Larry Engelmann

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780471390190
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$18.95

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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
Condition
Good+
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$199.00

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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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Megadiversity : Earth's Biologically Wealthiest Nations

by Russell A. Mittermeier; Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier; Patricio Robles Gil (coord); Edward O. Wilson (foreward)

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English
ISBN
9789686397505
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$129.00

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Mexico City: CEMEX, 1997. Hardcover. First English Edition (stated). Red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in a pictorial jacket. Sewn binding. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 501 pages. Folio: 11.75 x 14.25 x 1.80 inches. Profusely illustrated with color… Read more
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1421: The Year China Discovered America

by Gavin Menzies

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Published
June 2008
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780061564895
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$14.95

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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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Published
December 2010
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780802145161
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$14.95

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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
Condition
New
ISBN
9781400077144
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$14.95

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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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Published
May 2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781439149386
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$23.95

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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
Very Good
ISBN
9780553257984
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$15.95

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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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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry

by Elizabeth Mackinstry

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Published
September 1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$71.40

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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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$9.95

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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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Art of War: Sun Tzu Strategy Card Deck: 54 Winning Strategies

by Robert L. Cantrell

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780972291484
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$280.00

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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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image of 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)

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
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780195014761
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$9.95

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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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$395.00

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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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$395.00
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The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong

by Edward Gargan

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Published
January 2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780375405846
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$15.95

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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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Published
June 2006
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781400077144
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$10.75

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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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$10.75
image of China's Futures: Scenarios for the World's Fastest Growing Economy, Ecology, and Society (The Josey-Bass Business & Management Series)

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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Published
2000
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780787952006
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$9.45

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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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Published
November 2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780312329099
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$8.95

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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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Li Ta-Chao and the Origins of Chinese Marxism

by Maurice Meisner

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Published
January 1970
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
College Edition
ISBN
9780689702211
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$12.95

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New York: Atheneum, January 1970. Trade Paperback. Atheneum 154. Sixth Printing, October 1982. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased, but 2 inch scratch. Rubbing to covers. Light wear to corners. Light foxing to top edge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 326 pages.
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The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

by Richard McGregor

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Published
June 2010
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780061708770
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$16.95

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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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$16.95