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New York: Harper. 1899. First US Edition. Hardcover. The title page continues: "With the government enquiry and report and other official documents by J. Larkin, Esq., deputed by the government of India. With 1 photogravure, 8 coloured plates, 50 full-page and about 150 text illustrations, and a map from surveys by the author." Two volumes, original… Read more
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COMPANION TO CHINESE HISTORY.

by O'NEILL, Hugh B.

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1987
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First printing
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New York: Facts On File. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1987. First printing. Hardcover. Cloth and boards. Nearly 1000 entries. ; Octavo; 397 pages .
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GOD'S CHINESE SON: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan

by SPENCE, Jonathan D.

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Published
1996
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First printing
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New York: Norton. 1996. First printing. Hardcover. Yellow cloth. Illustrations, maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. The bloody Taiping Rebellion of 1845-64. At least 20 million Chinese died. 1.1 kg parcel; Octavo; (xx), (400) pages .
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THE CHINESE LANGUAGE: fact and fantasy

by DeFRANCIS, John

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[1995]
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Later Printing
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Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. Fine. [1995]. Later Printing. Softcover. Octavo; x, (331) pages .
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BEST CHINESE STORIES (1949-1989)

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1989
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First printing
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Beijing: Panda Books / Chinese Literature Press. 1989. First printing. Sofcover. Silver card covers with flaps. Slight yellowing to page edges, else fine.; Octavo; (4), (503) pages .
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CHARACTER TEXT FOR BEGINNING CHINESE

by DeFRANCIS, John

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c.1976
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New Haven: Yale University Press. Very Good. c.1976. Second Edition; Later Printing. Softcover. A few light pencil annotations, mainly in early pages, yellowing inside covers.; Third printing. Blue cloth. pp (4), 436. A fine, jacketless copy; Octavo; 519 pages .
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THE SECOND SON OF HEAVEN: a novel of nineteenth century China

by LEE, C.Y.

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Published
1990
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New York: Morrow. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First editon; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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TS'AO AND THE K'ANG-HSI EMPEROR, BONSERVANT AND MASTER

by SPENCE, Jonathan D.

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1988
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Second Edition
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New Haven: Yale University Press. Very Good. 1988. Second Edition. Softcover. Adds a new author Preface for this edition. Index; Octavo; (xviii), (332) pages .
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INTERMEDIATE CHINESE

by DeFRANCIS, John

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Published
1964
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First
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New Haven: Yale University Press. 1964. First. Green cloth. Index. VG clean and unworn jacketless copy, no owner marks. "This text is the second in a series of three closely integrated volumes of spoken Chinese for use at the high-school and college levels. Intermediate Chinese presents dialogues on everyday topics together with analysis of… Read more
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China Tide: The Revealing Story of the Hong Kong Exodus to Canada

by Cannon, Margaret

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Published
1989
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Toronto: Harper & Collins. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in fine jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages .
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BEGINNING CHINESE READER Part I and Part II (Two volumes)

by DeFRANCIS, John

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1977
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New Haven: Yale University Press. 1977. Hardcover. Second edition, revised. Red cloth. pp xxxiv, 505; (v), 506- 1012. VG clean and unworn jacketless copies. 2.55 kg parcel; Quarto .
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CHARACTER TEXT FOR BEGINNING CHINESE

by DeFRANCIS, John

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Published
1966
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New Haven: Yale University Press for Seton Hall University. 1966. First; Later Printing. Hardcover. Third printing. Blue cloth. pp (4), 436. A fine, jacketless copy; Octavo .
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THINGS THAT MUST NOT BE FORGOTTEN: a childhood in wartime China

by KWAN, Michael David

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2000
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Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross. 2000. First printing. Hardcover. Black boards. pp (xii), 244. Fine in fine jacket. Much on the activities of the Resistance to the Japanese in Bejing. ; Octavo .
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Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum. 1996. Softcover. Card covers. pp 127. Colour reproductions. Fine copy. .97 kg parcel; Octavo .
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New York: A.A. Wyn. 1948. First US issue. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author; Made from sheets of the London: John Lehman, 1947, edition. Yellow cloth. Shallow bruise to fore edge of front cover; touch of sunning to spine tips; just a little leaned;; page edges yellowed; else fine. Jacket has a bit of… Read more
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KNIGHTS WHO FOUGHT THE DRAGON

by LESLIE, Edwin

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1906
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First Canadian Edition
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Toronto: William Briggs. 1906. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Variant in blue non-pictorial wrappers with cover imprint of The Missionary Society of the Methodist Church, Toronto. pp 297. Spine tanned, covers a bit faded, Sunday school rubber stamp on half-title page, yellowing to page edges, VG+ otherwise. A novel of Canadian missionaries in China. Watters p. 328.;… Read more
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London: Ashgate, for The Hakluyt Society. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. pp lxxxii, 315. Index. 12 maps and 9 figures. Errata sheet tipped in at p lxx. Series III, Volume 22. Fine in fine jacket. Survey of the east coast of Asia. 1.5 kg parcel; Tall octavo .
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THE FLOWERY REPUBLIC

by McCORMICK, Frederick, 1870-1951

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Published
1913
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First printing
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London: Murray. 1913. First printing. Hardcover. Red cloth gilt. pp xiv, 489 + 18 plates (some double-sided) and 2 plates (complete). Spine lightly sunned, small bump to one corner of front cover, yellowing to endpapers and page edges, else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Publisher's complimentary slip laid in. China in … Read more
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LA CHINE: l’empire au milliard de sujets. Tome I [all published]

by REICHER-SGRADI, R. (Reuben)

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Published
1967
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First Dutch Edition
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No place (Paris): Jérôme Martineau. 1967. First Dutch Edition. Hardcover. pp [2], (408). Double page map at rear. Rebound in full crimson morocco, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, bound- in ribbon marker. A fine copy. No further volumes were published. ; Octavo .
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The Blackbird's Song

by Holdstock, Pauline

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Published
1987
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First printing
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Toronto: Simon & Pierre. 1987. First printing. Hardcover. 0889241910 . Cream boards. Fine in fine jacket. Review copy for William French with slip laid in. Author's first novel, set against the Boxer Rebellion in China. ; Octavo .
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