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cover of Battle Hymn (Original post-production screenplay for the 1957 film)

Battle Hymn (Original post-production screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Douglas Sirk (director); Charles Grayson, Vincent B. Evans (screenwriters); Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea (starring)

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Published
1956
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1956. Continuity & Dialogue script for the 1957 film. The guilt a fighter pilot feels over accidentally dropping a bomb on a German orphanage during World War II leads him to become a minister upon returning to the US. When this proves insufficient in assuaging his bad conscience, he decides to volunteer his… Read more
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Chinese Foot Reflexology Charts

by [Chinese Medicine][Reflexology]

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Published
1990
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Guangdong, China: Guangdong Economy Publishing House, 1990. Set of two Chinese reflexology massage wall posters, a Sketch Chart of Foot Reflective (Location) Zones, and a Chart of the Foot Reflective Zones Health Therapy, including a 30 page Direction for the Chart of the Foot Reflective Zones. Text in Chinese and English. Posters, 20.5 x 29.25 laminate prints with… Read more
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cover of Chinese Archaic Jades and Bronzes: From the estate of Professor Max Loehr and others (First Edition)

Chinese Archaic Jades and Bronzes: From the estate of Professor Max Loehr and others (First Edition)

by [J.J. Lally]

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Published
1993
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First Edition
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New York: J.J. Lally, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition which ran from June 4 to 30, 1993, at J.J. Lally Gallery. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Masters of Japanese Calligraphy 8th - 9th Century (First Edition)

Masters of Japanese Calligraphy 8th - 9th Century (First Edition)

by Yoshiaki Shimizu, John M. Rosenfield

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Published
1984
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First Edition
ISBN
9780913304204
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$65.00

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New York: Japan House Gallery / The Asia Society Galleries, 1984. First Edition. First Edition. Published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition which opened simultaneously at both Japan House Gallery and The Asia Society Galleries on October 4, 1984 and closed at The Seattle Art Museum on July 14, 1985. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.… Read more
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cover of The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (Signed First Edition)

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (Signed First Edition)

by Maxine Hong Kingston

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Published
1976
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First Edition
ISBN
9780394400679
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Maxine Hong Kingston's first book. Near Fine in a Very Good plus, price-clipped dust jacket. Faint offsetting on the endpapers. Jacket lightly faded, with a couple tiny bruises on the top edge of the front flap.
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cover of Fruitful Sites: Garden Culture in Ming Dynasty China (First Edition)

Fruitful Sites: Garden Culture in Ming Dynasty China (First Edition)

by Craig Clunas

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Published
1996
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First Edition
ISBN
9780822317951
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Chapel Hill, NC: Duke University Press, 1996. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in wrappers.
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cover of China Gate (Two original photographs from the 1957 film)

China Gate (Two original photographs from the 1957 film)

by Samuel Fuller (director, screenwriter); Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat King Cole (starring)

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Published
1957
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$375.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Two vintage studio still photographs from the 1957 film. In 1954, during the Vietnam conflict, a smuggler named "Lucky Legs" and a group of French mercenaries infiltrate and destroy an arms depot near the Chinese border. 10 x 8 inches. Near Fine. Olive Films 566.
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cover of The Chinese Garden: History, Art and Architecture Hardcover (First Edition)

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003. First printing of the revised American edition, originally published in the UK by Frances Lincoln in the same year. Originally published by Academy Editions in 1978. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Small bump to bottom of front boards. Jacket with with slight rubbing overall with a light scratches to front… Read more
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cover of Contemplating Rocks (First Edition)

Contemplating Rocks (First Edition)

by Marcus Flacks

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Published
2012
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First Edition
ISBN
9780956992079
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$750.00

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London: Sylph Editions, 2012. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in illustrated boards with no dust jacket as issued. Housed in a Very Good plus slipcase. Slipcase with overall rubbing and partial sale label on verso.
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cover of Kung Fu: The Way of the Tiger, the Sign of the Dragon (Original screenplay for the 1972 episode of the 1972-1975 television show)

Kung Fu: The Way of the Tiger, the Sign of the Dragon (Original screenplay for the 1972 episode of the 1972-1975 television show)

by David Carradine (starring); Jerry Thorpe (director); Ed Spielman, Howard Friedlander (screenwriters); Radames Pera, Keye Luke, Philip Ahn (starring)

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Published
1971
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers Television, 1971. Final Draft script for the pilot episode of the 1972-1975 television show, which originally aired on ABC on February 22, 1972. With the name of uncredited crew member Charlee Holt on the front wrapper. Released as a television movie ahead of the series' debut in the fall of the same year,… Read more
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cover of Blue House (Signed First Edition)

Blue House (Signed First Edition)

by Bei Dao

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Published
2000
ISBN
9780939010585
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$175.00

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Brookline, MA: Zephyr Press, 2000. First American Edition, a trade softcover original. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in wrappers.
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cover of The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain (First Edition)

The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain (First Edition)

by Cold Mountain [Hanshan]; Red Pine (translator); John Blofeld (introduction)

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Published
1983
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First Edition
ISBN
9780914742692
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$150.00

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Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1983. First Edition. First Edition. The first translation of the Tang Dynasty poet's complete works in English, with the original Chinese presented en face. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket, with a touch of rubbing to the extremities.
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cover of China (Original screenplay for the 1943 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

China (Original screenplay for the 1943 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

by Loretta Young, Alan Ladd, William Bendix (starring); John Farrow (director); John Stuart Dudley (play); Frank Butler (screenwriter)

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Published
1942
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N.p.: N.p., 1942. Draft script for the 1943 film. Presentation copy belonging to William Bendix, with his name in gilt on front board, and title in gilt on spine. Bound in before the script is a fifteen page shooting schedule, along with an unusual two page story flow map, charting time of day, weather, special effects, terrain, location, and… Read more
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cover of The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s (First Edition)

The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s (First Edition)

by Nilda Peraza, Marcia Tucker, Kinshasha Holman Cornwill

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Published
1990
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First Edition
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New York: Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art / The New Museum of Contemporary Art / The Studio Museum in Harlem, 1990. First Edition. First Edition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, and The Studio Museum in Harlem, from May 12 through August 19, 1990. … Read more
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Distant Road (First Edition, review copy)

by Nguyen Duy

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Published
1999
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First Edition
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Willimantic, CT: Curbstone Press, 1999. First Edition. First Edition. Paperback original, Fine in wrappers (softcover). Bilingual edition.
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Seven Sixes are Forty-Three (First Edition)

by Kiran Nagarkar

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Published
1980
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First Edition
ISBN
9780702215025
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$15.00

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Queensland, 1980. First Edition. First Edition in English. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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Singapore (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Scovis, Arthur, Paul Samuelson (screenwriters)

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Published
1975
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Los Angeles: Bennett, 1975. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in is a note to John Bennett of Bennett Productions from Paul Kohner, advising that this is not a good time for Charles Bronson to star in this picture, dated October 7, 1975. After two years in prison, a group of American smugglers in Southeast Asia… Read more
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cover of One-Armed Boxer (Original flyer for the 1972 film)

One-Armed Boxer (Original flyer for the 1972 film)

by Jimmy Yu Wang (director, screenwriter, starring); Yeh Tien, Hsin Tang (starring)

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Published
1972
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Hong Kong: Cathay Studios / Cheung Ming Film / Golden Harvest, 1972. Vintage double-sided flyer for the 1972 film. With an English language synopsis on one side. After his martial arts school is destroyed by a rival and he loses his arm, a young man must learn to fight one handed in order to seek vengeance. Followed… Read more
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cover of Matinee Theatre: Son of Thirty-Seven Fathers (Original screenplay for the 1957 television episode)

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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Draft script for the ninth episode of the third season of the anthology series "Matinee Theatre," which originally aired on September 12, 1957 on NBC. With two holograph pencil annotations to the title page. During the Korean War, a young Korean boy whose family has been killed in a recent bombing is informally adopted by… Read more
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cover of Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (Collection of three original photographs from the 1981 film)

Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (Collection of three original photographs from the 1981 film)

by Peter; Ustinov Lee Grant, Angie Dickinson, Richard Hatch (starring); Clive Donner (director); Stan Burns, David Axlerod (screenwriters)

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Published
1981
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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Collection of three vintage studio still photographs from the 1981 film. Noted as 81-610 at the bottom right corner of the recto. Based on the detective novel series created in 1925 by author Earl Derr Biggers. The final Charlie Chan film made in the US, released eight years after Daryl Duke's "The Return of… Read more
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