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THE OPIUM WAR 1840-1842

By Fay, Peter Ward

Chapel Hill, NC: University of NC Press, 1975. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0807812439 "Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Gates Ajar." 406pp.

$8.00

GARDENS OF PLEASURE: EROTICISM AND ART IN CHINA - WORKS FROM THE BERTHOLET COLLECTION
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GARDENS OF PLEASURE: EROTICISM AND ART IN CHINA - WORKS FROM THE BERTHOLET COLLECTION

By Bertholet, Ferdinand M.

Munich: Prestel, 2003. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 3791330470 188pp.

$95.00

CUSTOMS AND CONDITIONS OF CHINESE CITY STREETS IN THE 19TH CENTURY - 360 PROFESSIONS IN CHINA

By Huang, Shijian and Sargent, William (edited by)

Shanghai, China: Shanghai Classics Pub, 2002. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 7532526062 The Collection of Peabody Essex Museum. 284pp.

$22.50

VOYAGING TO CATHAY - AMERICANS IN THE CHINA TRADE

By Tamarin, Alfred and Glubok, Shirley

New York: The Viking Press, 1976. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0670748579 202pp.

$6.00

CHINA AND AMERICA TO-DAY: A STUDY OF CONDITIONS AND RELATIONS

By Smith, Arthur H.

New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1907. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) one chip on jacket. Dr. Smith is one of America's ablest representatives at foreign courts. He is not so accredited by the government of this country, but rather chooses to be known as a missionary to China. In this capacity he has learned much of China which in another relation might be denied him. Being a statesman by instinct and genius, he has taken a broad survey of conditions and opportunities, and here forcibly presents his criticisms of America's strength and weakness abroad, especially in China." 256pp.

$20.00

BARBARIANS AND MANDARINS: THIRTEEN CENTURIES OF WESTERN TRAVELERS IN CHINA

By Cameron, Nigel

New York: A Weatherhill Book, 1970. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0802724035 Recounts the travels and adventures of representative Western travelers in China during the past thirteen centuries. 444pp.

$6.50

CHINESE HISTORY OF FIFTY CENTURIES: VOL. I ANCIENT TIMES

By Chang, Chi-Yun (translated by Li-Hen Chu)

Taiwan: Inst Advanced Chinese Studie, 1962. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Five Thousand Years of Chinese History," of which this is the first volume on "Ancient Times," is the most up-to-date comprehensive history of China written by one of her eminent scholars. The work, when completed, will comprise 32 volumes in all. 458pp.

$12.00

TREASURES OF CHINA - AN ARMCHAIR JOURNEY TO 352 LEGENDARY LANDMARKS

By Lee, Mein-ven (Chief Editor)

Reader's Digest Books, 1988. HC. very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0895773252 336pp.

$20.00

STORIES OF OLD CHINA

By Yen, W. W. (translated by)

Hong Kong: The Commercial Press Limited, 1984. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 9620710398 This collection consists of twenty-two short stories written in the Tang, Sung, Ming and Ching (Manchu) dynasties covering a period of thirteen hundred years. 178pp.

$6.00

CHINA: THE LAND, THE CITIES, THE PEOPLE, THE CULTURE, THE PRESENT

By Maitland, Derek (editor)

New York: Exeter Books, 1981. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0896731065 Ten incisive essays include the Great Cities, The Sporting Challenge, Tourism, and The Cultural Mystery. Each definitive article has been written by one of the world's most expert commentators on Chinese affairs. 382pp.

$12.50

PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD SINO-AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON MAINLAND CHINA

By Lien, Chan (edited by)

China: Institute of Int'l Relations, 1974. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). This collection contains primarily papers and reports presented to the Third Sino-American Conference on Mainland China held between December 9 and 16, 1973, Taipei, under the sponsorship of the Institute of International Relations, Republic of China. The purpose of the Conference was to gain a better understanding of the essential nature of the Chinese Communist regime and the situation in mainland China since 1949 through an exchange of views between Chinese and American scholars and other experts in this field. 986pp.

$15.00