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Vantine's - The Oriental Store, 1916 Catalog (Catalogue)

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Published
1916
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$900.00

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New York: A.A. Vantine & Co., Inc., 1916. A RARE catalogue, and in lovely condition, of the major importer of Oriental goods into America from 1866 to 1921. Very Good Plus in original full color pictorial wrappers, 120 pp. plus 2 order pages at rear, pre-addressed envelope tipped at page 106. numerous black and white and color photographs throughout, small… Read more
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image of Alchemy and Other Chemical Achievements of the Ancient Orient: The Civilization of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen from the Chemical Point of View.

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Tokyo: Rokkakuho Uchida, 1936. "With the Compliments of the Author" slip tipped in at 2nd front end page, and publisher's post card in Japanese laid in, and SCARCE THUS with both. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase, cloth a bit wrinkled at spine, unusual chemistry bookplate of Roger Adams front paste down, his signature in ink front end page. Titled "Oriental… Read more
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$250.00
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Seeing China ( Temple Hill cut-outs )

by Women's Bible School, American Presbyterian Mission

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Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$3,000.00

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Chefoo, China: Women's Bible School, American Presbyterian Mission No Date, circa 1930. Near Fine, pages with light toning. Oblong folio, 10" x 13 3/4". Bound in beautiful red pictorial embossed silk over limp boards, string-tied, 28 pp of cut-out illustrations in black and white, many with colorful silk inlays, with tissue guards, publisher's 1 page explanatory leaf laid in,… Read more
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Across Asia from West to East in 1906-1908, Two Volumes

by Mannerheim, Carl Gustav

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Published
1940
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$2,750.00

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Helsinki, Finland: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, 1940. Two volumes in original dustjackets. Both volumes are Fine, Vol.I dustjacket Very Good, 1 1/2" triangular chip bottom edge at spine, tears at spine folds and 2 tears horizontally at spine, Vol. II jacket Near Fine, small chips bottom edge of spine. List of donors laid in. One folding plate (map index), 15 folding maps… Read more
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Chinese Customs

by Parker, E. H.

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, Limited, 1899. RARE in the 1899 First Edition. Very Good, sticker abrasion bottom front and rear wrappers, rubbing and a few small stains to wrappers. From the collection of the Richard M. Dorson Memorial Library, Folklore Institute, Indiana University, its bookplate namestamp half-title page and blindstamp title page and a few interior pages with blindstamp… Read more
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The Paintings of Recent Famous Painters No.s 1 & 2 ( Two Volumes )

by Edited By I-Ran Yu

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,000.00

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No Place: China Painting Association, 1974. Both volumes Near Fine, small marginal stains first 3 pages of No. 1. . First Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.
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Iron and Silk

by Salzman, Mark

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1987
Condition
About Fine
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780241120804
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$60.00

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1987. About Fine, page block uniformly browning, in a Near Fine dustjacket with scant rubs at flap fold tips. His 1st book. . First British Edition. Cloth. About Fine/Near Fine.
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Li Chih 1527-1602 in Contemporary Chinese Historiography; New Light on His Life and Works

by Chan, Hok-lam

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780873321600
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$125.00

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White Plains, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1980. Translated from Wen-wu and other sources with introduction, notes, and appendices. Foreword by Frederick W. Mote. Near Fine, spine evenly faded and prior owner name and chop mark front endpage, that of noted China scholar Lynn Struve. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.
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The Income of the Chinese Gentry: a sequel to The Chineses Gentry; Studies on Their Role in Nineteenth-Century Chinese Society

by Chang, Chung-li

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Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1962. Near Fine, top edge light soiling and prior owner name and chop mark front endpage, that of noted China scholar Lynn Struve, in a Very Good Plus dustjacket that is a bit worn at spine tips and has a small hole midspine. Introduction by Franz Michael.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus.… Read more
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Thorny Gates of Learning in Sung China: A Social History of Examinations

by Chaffee, John W.

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780521302074
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$60.00

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London: Cambridge University Press, 1985. Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature, and Institutions. Page block uniformly browning.. First Printing. Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued.
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The Aristocratic Families of Early Imperial China: A Case Study of the Po-Ling Ts'ui Family

by Ebrey, Patricia Buckley

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780521214841
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$150.00

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London: Cambridge University Press, 1978. Prior owner name and chop mark front endpage, that of noted China scholar Lynn Struve. Lacking the dustjacket, the spine of the cloth boards is sun-fadedand a bit stained, yet still quite legible. Contents are clean and tight with no markings. SCARCE in hardcover.. First Printing. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Master Tung's Western Chamber Romance: (Tung Hsi-Hsiang Chu-Kung-Tiao) a Chinese Chantefable

by Ch'en, Li-li, Translated from the Chinese and With an Introduction By

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780521208710
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$60.00

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Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1976. Prior owner name and chop mark front endpage, that of noted China scholar Lynn Struve. Top edge og boards lightly sunned. Dustjacket has a bit of faint edgewear. Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature and Institutions.. First Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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State and Society in Early Medieval China

by Dien, Albert E., Edited By

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Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780804717458
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$200.00

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Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ Press, 1991. "In almost every case the topics of the individual papers are treated here for the first time in English." Important and scarce scholarly work. Small closed tear top edge of dustjacket, and spine of dj lightly faded. Prior owner name and chop mark front endpage, that of noted China scholar Lynn Struve.. First American… Read more
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Hai Jui Dismissed from Office

by Wu, Han

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Published
1972
Condition
About Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780824802158
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$75.00

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Honolulu: Asian Studies Program, University of Hawaii, 1972. Spine of wrappers lightly rubbed, Else Fine. Translated by C.C. Huang. Introductory Essay by D.W.Y. Kwok.. First Printing. Printed Wrappers. About Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.
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