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The Wok Way

by Tuan, Winnie

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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San Francisco: Owlswood Productions, 1980. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Harth, Alice; Hollis, Lily. 8.5" x 5.5" Oblong. Soft cover. 64 pp. B&W illustrations. Rubbing to spine, bumping and creasing to corners, sunning to head of front cover, a few very small damp stains. Here are recipes easy enough to fix fo the family yet so authentic they'll please… Read more
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In the Presence of The Dragon Throne: Ch'ing Dynasty Cosume (1644-1911) in the Royal Ontario Museum

by Vollmer, John E.

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Published
1977
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Very Good
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Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1977. Soft Cover. Very Good. 9" x 8" Oblong. Soft cover. 87 pp. Unlettered spine. Illustrated copiously throughout in B&W, with 8 pages in colour. A few creases to covers. Some age toning and foxing to interior. An exploration of the Ch'ing period costumes and clothing collection at the Royal Ontario Museum.
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Tropic of Hockey: My search for the game in Unlikely Places

by Bidini, Dave

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Published
2000
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Fine
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2000. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Orig. dark blue cloth, xix, 288pp. Illustrated. Signed by author on half-title. Light bruising to spine, o/w about fine in d/w. Dave Bidini travels through China, The United Arab of Emirates and Transylvania in his search in connecting with hockey players and fans.
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The People of Wheelbarrow Lane

by Sewell, William G.

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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South Brunswick and New York: AS Barnes and Company, 1971. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Yu Tse-tan. 8vo. Orig. red cloth, 200pp. Illustrated. Light bruising to spine nd upper corners, o/w near very good in faded and worn d/w. A memoir of an English university professor living and teaching in West China and his experiences.
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Beyond the Crimson Morning: Reflections from a Journey Through Contemporary China

by Ryga, George

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1979. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo (tall). Quarter black cloth, teal paper boards. Map endpapers. 204 pp. [16] pp. B&W photo plates. Bruising to spine ends and corners. Some fading to endpapers at hinges. Dust jacket is price clipped, bumped and lightly worn at extremities. Darkening to spine. A rich and provocative memoir… Read more
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The Nanking Massacre: 70 Years of Amnesia

by Canada Association For Learning and Preserving the History of WWII in Asia

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Toronto: Toronto Alpha. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8" x 8" [2007]. Soft cover. 205 p.p. Text in English and Chinese. Sunning to spine, crease to lower corner of rear cover. Commemorates the 70th anniversary of the massacre of Nanking, China by Japanese soldiers in 1937.
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Hongkong: The Island Between

by Rand, Christopher

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. First edition stated. Purple geometric paper boards. 244 p.p. Rubbing to extremities. Dust jacket is price clipped, has a few short tears and small chips, wear and darkening to extremities. Notation in black crayon to inside of rear cover. This is a gifted reporter's impression… Read more
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A conversion Table of Simplified Chinese Characters

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Good
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New Haven: Yale University. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. [1969]. Far Eastern Publications. Mirror Series C, No. 16. Orig. grey wrappers. 64pp. Small rubber stamp to top of title page, light wear to edges and extremities with soiling to front and rear covers, o/w a good copy.
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An Atlas of Far Eastern Politics

by Hudson, G.F. And Marthe Raschman

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Published
1942
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Very Good
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New York: Issued Under the Auspices of the International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Relations By the John Day Company, 1942. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. Enlarged Edition With a Supplement for the Years 1938 to 1942 by George E. Taylor. Orig. orange cloth, 207pp. Illustrated with maps. From the library of C.B. Farrar, his bookplate on front pastedown.… Read more
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Analyse Formelle De Loeuvre Poetique D'un Auteur Des Tang: Zhang Ruo-xu

by Chi-hsien, Cheng

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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Paris: Mouton & Co, 1970. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. [Formal Analysis of Poetic Work by a Tang Author: Zhang Ruo-Xu]. Paperback, 133pp. Name on front fly-leaf, light soiling to wrappers but o/w very good. Literary critique of Tang Dynasty Poet Zhang Ruo-Xu. Text in French.
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Shantung Black Tiger: A Shaolin Fighting Art of North China

by Kiong, Tjoa Khek, Donn F. Draeger and Quintin T.G. Chambers

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Published
1982
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Very Good
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New York: John Weatherill Inc, 1982. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Fifth printing. Paperback, 149pp. Illustrated. Small bruise to corner of rear cover, some rubbing to extremities o/w very good. Techiniques and training of "Chinese temple boxing" or Shantung Black Tiger, a fighting art of North China.
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The Cambridge History of China, Volume 10: Late Ch'ing 1800-1911

by Fairbank, John K.

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1978. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Taupe cloth boards, red spine label and gilt lettering to spine. xvi, 713 p.p. B&W illustrations and maps in text. Light foxing to edges of text block. Text is clean and free of markings. Dust jacket sunned to spine, a few short tears and creases at head,… Read more
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The Cambridge History of China, Volume 3: Sui and T'ang China, 589-906, Part I.

by Twitchett, Denis [editor]

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
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London: Cambridge University Press, 1979. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo. Taupe cloth boards, red spine label and gilt lettering to spine. xx, 850 p.p. B&W illustrations in text. Light foxing to edges of text block. Text is clean and free of markings. Dust jacket sunned to spine, chipped to spine head and upper corner of front cover, a… Read more
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Mao Zedong

by Spence, Jonathan

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Published
1999
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New York: A Lipper/Viking Book, 1999. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. A Penguin Life. Eighth printing. Quarter cream cloth and pictorial black and red paper boards, red lettering to spine. Dust jacket has cutout window. xv, [5], 188 p.p. Bumping to spine ends. Spine tilted. Dust jacket sunned at spine, bumped at spine head. From humble origins… Read more
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The Island of Seven Cities: Where the Chinese Settled When They Discovered North America

by Chiasson, Paul

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Published
2006
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Random House Canada, 2006. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by author to title page. First edition. Red paper boards with gilt lettering to spine. 376 p.p. B&W photos and maps in-text throughout. Slight bumping to spine ends, small black scuff to front board. Light bumping to extremities fo dust jacket. A near fine… Read more
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The Concubine's Children: Portrait of a Family Divided

by Chong, Denise

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Toronto: Viking, 1994. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription to title page. First edition. Burgundy paper boards with gold lettering to spine. XI, 266 p.p., [16] p.p. B&W photos. Bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket has some slight bumping to edges and two small spots of wear to fore edge of rear flap.… Read more
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Theatre in The East: A Survey of Asian Dance and Drama

by Bowers, Faubion

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1956. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Quarter red cloth with blue cloth boards, brown spine lables and gilt lettering and pointelle decoration to spine. Gilt letting and mask device to upper front board. Pictorial endpapers. x, 374 p.p. Slight sunning to edges. Dust jacket has chip to spine head, short tears to… Read more
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Imperial China: Photographs 1850-1912

by Worswick, Clark and Jonathan Spence

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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New York: Penwick Publishing, 1978. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 11" x 9" Oblong. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and Chinese characters to front board. 151 p.p. Fully illustrated with duotone photographs throughout. Yellow endpapers. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP. Bumping and wear to corners and spine ends, creasing to joints. Dust jacket bumped at… Read more
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The Passion of Yang Kwei-Fei : From Ancient Chinese Texts

by Soulie de Morant, George; Bedford-Jones, H. [translator]

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Published
1928
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Very Good
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New York: Covici, Friede Publishers, 1928. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. English, with some Chinese. Quarter grey cloth with orange patterned paper boards. Cream paper spine label with red lettering. Tan endpapers. 200 p.p. Roughly cut edges. Wear to tail edge, especially at corners and to spine foot, bumpng to upper corners. Rear hinge cracking, and inner hinge… Read more
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Chinese Poetry: An Anthology of Major Modes and Genres

by Yip, Wai-Lim [editor and translator]

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Published
1997
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Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1997. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Chinese and English. Paperback. xiv, 357 p.p. Light bumping and rubbing to corners, scuff to tail edge, bumps to tail and fore edges of rear cover. Text is clean. This is the first paperback edition of a classic anthology of Chinese poetry. Spanning two thousand years… Read more
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