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image of In the Presence of The Dragon Throne: Ch'ing Dynasty Cosume (1644-1911) in the Royal Ontario Museum

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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image of The Chinese and Japanese  Repository of Facts and Events in Science, History, and Art Relating to Eastern Asia

The Chinese and Japanese Repository of Facts and Events in Science, History, and Art Relating to Eastern Asia

by Summers, Reverend J. And Dr. Reinhold Rost

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Near Fine
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CA$604.56

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London: Messrs. W.H. Allen & Co. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. 1846-5. Scarce. Three volumes bound in one, with 8 issues total. Various pagination. Includes Volume I: No. 12 (June 1864); Volume II: No. 13 (August 1864), No. 14 (September 1864), No. 15 (October 1864), No. 16 (November 1846), and No. 17 (December 1864); Volume III: No.… Read more
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image of Observations Connected with Astronomy and Sacred History, Sacred and Profane, on the Ruins of Babylon as Recently Visited and Described By Claudius James Rich, Esq

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London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Orig. boards with printed paper label on upper cover, spine rebacked with orig. printed paper label laid on and with new endpapers. viii, 164pp, [5]pp with list of subscribers. Featuring [4] engravings, and a title-vignette. Small rubber stamps in lower margins of Cardiff Public Libraries, untrimmed edges, with… Read more
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image of Beyond the Crimson Morning: Reflections from a Journey Through Contemporary China

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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image of The Nanking Massacre: 70 Years of Amnesia

The Nanking Massacre: 70 Years of Amnesia

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

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Near Fine
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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
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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

by

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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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image of Journal of the american Oriental Society Vol. 93, Number 4, October-December 1974

Journal of the american Oriental Society Vol. 93, Number 4, October-December 1974

by Bender, Ernest (Editor)

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$26.45

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Wetteren, Beligum: Cultura Press, 1974. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to. Orig. orange wrappers, xli, 429-662pp. Light creasing and rubbing to wrappers but o/w near fine. A selection of articles include: Raw Materials for Papermaking in China, Sir Hamilton Alexander Roskeen Gibb (1895-1971), Thai and Cambodian: A case of Syntactic Borrowing? And more.
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image of Journal of the American Oriental Society Vol. 94, No. 1, january-March 1974

Journal of the American Oriental Society Vol. 94, No. 1, january-March 1974

by Bender, Ernest (Editor)

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Published
1974
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Fine
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Wetteren, Beligum: Cultura Press, 1974. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to. Orig. orange wrappers, 141pp, (4)pp. About fine. A selection of articles:Political Recruitment in the Chin Dynasty, "Arabs" in Babylonia in the 8th Century B.C., Hsieh Hui-Liens Snow Fu': a Structural Study and other content.
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image of Pioneer to the Past: The Story of James H. Breasted

Pioneer to the Past: The Story of James H. Breasted

by Breasted, Charles

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Published
1943
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Original black cloth boards. x, 436 pp. B&W frontis + map. Dust jacket sunned at spine, a few small chips to spine ends and edges. DJ is price clipped. Pioneer to the Past tells the intensely human, often poignantly moving story of the brilliant… Read more
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image of Analyse Formelle De Loeuvre Poetique D'un Auteur Des Tang: Zhang Ruo-xu

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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Tibet: Escape from the Roof of the World

by Glogowski, Dieter and Franz Binder

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Published
2008
Condition
Fine
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CA$34.01

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Munich: C.J. Bucher Publishing, 2008. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. Orig. blue cloth, 167pp. Illustrated. About fine in a near fine d/w. Photographic essay on Tibetan refugees who cross the Himalayas into Dharamsala in hopes of a peaceful future. This essay tackles these questions.
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image of The Cambridge History of China, Volume 10: Late Ch'ing 1800-1911

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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image of The Cambridge History of China, Volume 3: Sui and T'ang China, 589-906, Part I.

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
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$79.35

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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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West of the Golden Gate

by Harrison Beckmann, Frank

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Published
1936
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Boston: The Stratford Company, 1936. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. SIGNED with inscription to FFEP. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and decoration to front board. xii, 257 p.p. [24 duotone plates, incl. frontis]. 56 photographs. Light bumping and chafing to spine ends, rubbing to corners. Small stain to lower fore edge of text… Read more
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Mao Zedong

by Spence, Jonathan

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Published
1999
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Near Fine
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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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I'm Sure We've Met Before: The Navy in Korea

by Miller, Max

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Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc, 1951. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. First Edition stated. With a "Now Hear This" by Captain Walter Karig. Brown cloth boards with black stamped titling to front boards and spine label. With forty-four photographs. Illustrated with official U.S. Navy photographs. 191 p.p., + [15 B&W plates]. Bumping and… Read more
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image of Chinese Poetry: An Anthology of Major Modes and Genres

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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Near Fine
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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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Survey of Korean Arts: Folk Arts

by National Academy of Arts

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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Seoul, Korea: National Academy of Arts, 1974. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo (super). 471 p.p. + 10 p.p. index. 36 p.p. B&W plates (82 photos). Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and title and date stamped in blind to front board. Blue ribbon marker. Light wear to extremities, bumping to corners and spine ends, small stain to… Read more
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