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The Chinese Collections of the University Museum
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The Chinese Collections of the University Museum

By Jayne, Horace H. F

Philadelphia: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1941. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Black and white plates. 62p. Includes descriptions of principal objects, with illustrations. Appendix I: Additional information and bibliography of objects mentioned in the text. Appendix II: Description and bibliography of objects not mentioned in the text (with illustrations).

$14.00

China's First Emperor and His Terra-Cotta Army
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China's First Emperor and His Terra-Cotta Army

By Tao, Zhang

Shaanxi Travel Tourism Press, 2005. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Beautifully illustrated. Plans and photographs. 112p. Life Story of the First Emperor Secrety About the Qin Mausoleum, Latest Discoveries in the Vaults of the Terra Cotta Army.

$12.00

Hsun Tzu: Basic Writings (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works, Chinese Series)
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Hsun Tzu: Basic Writings (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works, Chinese Series)

By Hsun Tzu

Columbia University Press, 1963. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Previous owner's name on front end page. Hsun Tzu: Basic Writings (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works, Chinese Series). Hsun Tzu (born circa 312 BC) set forth the most complete and well-ordered philosophical system of his day. Basically Confucian, he differed with Mencius by asserting that the nature of man is originally evil. Also discusses good government, military affairs, Heaven, music and the retificatin of names. Translation by Burton Watson, with an introduction that places the philosopher in relation to Chinese history and thought. Index. 177p.

$12.00

Bronzes Jades Ceramics: An Exhibition Introducing the Art of China
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Bronzes Jades Ceramics: An Exhibition Introducing the Art of China

By Fumagalli, Orazio

Tweed Gallery, University of Minnesota, Duluth Branch, 1958. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked text. Oakland Museum stamp on a few pages. A few small illustrations. Accompanied February 1-March 15, 1958 exhibition at Tweed Gallery, University of Minnesota, Duluth Branch. Lists 175 objects. 16p.

$12.00

The Forbidden City: A Short History and Guide
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The Forbidden City: A Short History and Guide

By White, Anthony

London's Editions, 2005. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Text in English and Chinese. Plan. Beautifully illustrated. 64p. The Forbidden City was built on the ruins of the Imperial Palace of the Yuan Dynasty. Includes an easy to follow map that identifies each court and the buildings in it as well as text guides. Measures 7.5x11.5 inches. French flaps.

$12.00

Along the Silk Road
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Along the Silk Road

By Yo-Yo Ma; Grotenhuis, Elizabeth ten (editor)

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2002. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Signed by Yo Yo Ma, and an lain in letter thanking the previous owner for attending an April 19, 2002 performance for the Silk Road project, a nonprofit organization devoted to the living arts of peoples of traditional Silk Road lands. Richly illustrated book includes contributions from Yo-Yo Ma, Theodore Levin, Bright Sheng, Elizabeth Barber, Kenro Izu, Debra Diamond, Merton C. Flemings, and Hamid Naficy. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang, a legacy that can be seen in the traditional open-air bazaars of its oasis cities, Hotan and Kashgar. Measures 7.75x11.25 inches. Large french flaps. 144p.

$20.00

Opening China: Karl F.A. Gutzlaff and Sino-Western Relations, 1827-1852 (Studies in the History of Christian Missions)
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Opening China: Karl F.A. Gutzlaff and Sino-Western Relations, 1827-1852 (Studies in the History of Christian Missions)

By Lutz, Jessie Gregory

William B. Eerdman's, 2008. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Chronicles Gutzlaff's life from his youth in Germany to his conversion and time as a controversial China missionary. Bibliography. Index. 364p. Measures 6.25x9.25 inches.

$14.00

The Chan's Great Continent: China in Western Minds
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The Chan's Great Continent: China in Western Minds

By Spence, Jonathan D

Norton, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Slight remainder mark on edge. Unclipped dust jacket. 279p. Deckle edge. Measures 6.5x9.5 inches. Explores the West's views of China over the course of seven centuries, from Marco Polo's depiction to that of Franz Kafka.

$12.00

Counterrevolution in China: The Nationalists in Jiangxi during the Soviet Period (Michigan Studies on China)
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Counterrevolution in China: The Nationalists in Jiangxi during the Soviet Period (Michigan Studies on China)

By Wei, William

University of Michigan Press, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. 243p. Illustrated. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Analyzes the failure of the Nationalists to respond effectively to the internal Communist challenge.

$150.00

Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shi Huang
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Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shi Huang

By Museum of Qin Terracotta Figures

Beijing, China: Hong Kong Man Hai Language Publications, 1987. Paperback. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Text in English. Dust jacket over paperback book. Extensively illustrated. 96p. Measures 9.5x9 inches. Includes a plan for the Qin Mausoleum and the pit of Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

$12.00

Dragons and Silk From the Forbidden City: The Genius of China, a Close-up Guide (New and Revised edition)
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Dragons and Silk From the Forbidden City: The Genius of China, a Close-up Guide (New and Revised edition)

By Coleman, Teresa

Odyssey Publications, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Beautifully illustrated. Small French flaps. 32p. Map. Covers the secrets of silk, the symbolism of the costumes, and more.

$12.00

The Folkways in Xinjiang
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The Folkways in Xinjiang

By Maochun, Su

Xinjiang Fine Arts and Photography Press, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Some edge wear. French flaps. Text in English and Chinese. A collection of almost 300 exquisite color pictures on glossy stock taken by Su Maochun, a photographer in Xinjiang. Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in northwest China, is a vast region of deserts and mountains. It's home to many ethnic minority groups, including the Turkic Uyghur people. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang, a legacy that can be seen in the traditional open-air bazaars of its oasis cities, Hotan and Kashgar. Measures 10.25x10 inches.

$49.00

One Country, Two Systems" in Taiwan
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One Country, Two Systems" in Taiwan

By Ji, Xin and Hsing Chi, Wang Sheng-Wei

International Publishing House for China's Culture, 2006. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. 296p. Translation by Sheng-Wei Wang. Presents an idea originally proposed by Deng Xiaoping for the reunification of the Chinese mainland and Taiwan. The policy is that despite the practice of socialism in Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macao can continue to practice capitalism under a high degree of autonomy for fifty years after reunification.

$12.00

An Introduction to the Taipei City Government
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An Introduction to the Taipei City Government

By Chi-Ching Hsu (editor)

Taipei City Government, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. English text. Extensively illustrated. French flaps. 184p. Topics range from the various bureaus to the urban planning commission, worker training, etc. Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, is the political, economic, educational, and cultural center of Taiwan island, and one of the major hubs of Greater China.

$25.00

The Lesser Three Gorges of Wushan
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The Lesser Three Gorges of Wushan

By Xie Te Li

Three Gorges Publishing House, China, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Text in Chinese and English. Maps. Beautifully illustrated with photographs by Xie Te Li. 72p.

$12.00

Emperor Qin Shihuang's Eternal Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses: A Mighty and Valiant Underground Army Over 2,200 Years Back
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Emperor Qin Shihuang's Eternal Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses: A Mighty and Valiant Underground Army Over 2,200 Years Back

By Bing-wu, Li

Shaanxi Historical Relics Bureau, 1994. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. 128p. Small french flaps. Beautiful color plates. Measures 8.5x11.25 inches.

$12.00

Timeless Splendour: Treasures from the National Museum of China
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Timeless Splendour: Treasures from the National Museum of China

By Hoe, Ban Seng

Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2007. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. Beautiful color reproductions. 34p. Accompanied an exhibition of 120 artifacts produced by the Canadian Museum of Civilization in partnership with the National Museum of China. Offers a fascinating glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of one of the world's oldest living civilizations.

$12.00

A Wonder of the World: Treasures of the Nation, Terra-cotta Army of Qin Shihuang
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A Wonder of the World: Treasures of the Nation, Terra-cotta Army of Qin Shihuang

By Museum of Terra-Cotta Army of Qin Shihuang

Shananxi Travel and Tourism Publishing House, China, nd. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Beautifully illustrated with color plates. 106p. French flaps. Plan of the site. A wonder of the world, treasures of the nation: terra-cotta army of the Emperor Qin Shihuang. Measures 10 inches square.

$12.00

The 'Perry Landing' Set of China Trade Painting
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The 'Perry Landing' Set of China Trade Painting

By Gregory, Martyn

Martyn Gregory, 2009. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Catalog of China trade paintings recording the Commodore Perry landing. 13p. 14 color plates. Measures 8.25x8 inches.

$35.00

Arts of the Chou Dynasty
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Arts of the Chou Dynasty

By La Plante, John D

Stanford University Museum, 1958. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Catalog for February 21-March 28, 1958 exhibition sponsored by The Committee for Art at Stanford. 207 B/W images. Introductory text covers history, artistic periods, styles, sites, influences, art forms, and more. Bibliography. Exhibition checklist. 64p. Measures 8.5x11 inches.

$12.00

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