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The Creation of The Chinese Script: (China Society Occasional Papers No. 20)
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The Creation of The Chinese Script: (China Society Occasional Papers No. 20)

By Arthur Cooper

London: The China Society , 1978. 1st Edition . Fine. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Unread copy. Very slight fading to edges of cover, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Scarce. Overall condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 40

$25.13

In Haste from Tibet
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In Haste from Tibet

By Rinchen Dakpa and B.A. Rooke

London: Robert Hale Limited, 1971. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Laminate lifting to edges of spine, slight rubbing to edges, slight wear to ends of spine. Price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Brown cloth binding. Very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 174

$18.51

A Summer Ride Through Western Tibet
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A Summer Ride Through Western Tibet

By Jane E. Duncan

London: Collins, 1913. Reprint . Very Good Minus. 4 x 6.25 inches (10.5 x 16 cm). Red cloth binding with light wear to spine and light marking. Previous owner's name to half title page. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4 x 6.25 inches (10.5 x 16 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 316

$33.06

The Heart of a Continent
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The Heart of a Continent

By Francis Younghusband

London: John Murray, 1937. Revised Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Lacking jacket. Green buckram binding. Foxing to page edges, heavy foxing to frontis and title page, and also to next plate and facing page. Text is generally clean throughout. Fold out map in very good condition. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 248

$46.28

The Tower of Five Glories
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The Tower of Five Glories

By C.F. Fitzgerald

London: The Cresset Press, 1941. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Browning to spine and edges of covers. Slight loss to ends of spine. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Beige cloth binding. A couple of light marks to page edges, light browning to pages. A few spots of foxing to page edges and front endpaper. Offsetting from some of the plates to facing text pages. Important study on the Bai People (Min Chia) of Yunnan Province in Southern China. Includes a Min Chia grammar and vocabulary. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 280

$158.69

The Ancient History of China to the End of the Chou Dynasty
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The Ancient History of China to the End of the Chou Dynasty

By Friedrich Hirth

New York: Columbia University Press, 1923. 3rd Impression . Very Good Minus. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20 cm). Maroon cloth binding. Rubbing and slight wear to ends of spine and corners of boards, a few light marks to boards. Ex library book with residue from labels to front endpaper, stamps to front endpaper and verso of title page, no other library markings. Good solid binding, clean text throughout. Fold out map at the end of book. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xx, 383

$72.73

My Journey to Lhasa: (Penguin Book No.310)
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My Journey to Lhasa: (Penguin Book No.310)

By Alexandra David-Neel

London: Penguin Books, 1940. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Rubbing to spine, small section of loss to top edge of front cover. Light foxing to covers, creases to lower corner of front cover, a few spots of foxing to page edges. Scarce. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 284 + [4]

$39.67

The First Holy One
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The First Holy One

By Maurice Collis

London: Faber and Faber, 1948. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Ends of spine and corners of cover worn with some loss. Fading to spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Red cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, otherwise very clean throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 235

$25.13

China Under the Empress Dowager: Being the History of the Life and Times of Tzu His. Compiled from State Papers and the private diary of the Comptroller of her household.
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China Under the Empress Dowager: Being the History of the Life and Times of Tzu His. Compiled from State Papers and the private diary of the Comptroller of her household.

By J. O. P. Bland / E. Backhouse

London: William Heinemann, 1911. 7th Edition . Good Plus. 6.75 x 10 inches (17 x 25.5 cm). Green buckram binding, fading to spine, a few marks and stains to covers, slight cracking to endpaper joints, some scattered foxing to text. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.75 x 10 inches (17 x 25.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxvi, 525

$39.67

On a Chinese Screen
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On a Chinese Screen

By W. Somerset Maugham

London: William Heinemann, 1922. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.25 x 8.25 inches (15.5 x 20.5 cm). Black buckram binding with gilt lettering and decoration. Light staining to boards, slight fading to spine, tanning to endpapers, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. The scarce first edition. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 8.25 inches (15.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 237

$132.24

Chiang Kai-Shek: Soldier and Statesman (Volume 1)
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Chiang Kai-Shek: Soldier and Statesman (Volume 1)

By Hollington K. Tong

London: Hurst & Blackett, 1938. 1st Edition . Good Plus/Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and loss to upper edge, spine faded and rubbed with remains of price label over the printed price, marking to rear cover. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Volume 1 only of the two volume set. Black cloth binding, marking and light staining to covers. Page edges untrimmed. Light foxing to endpapers, creasing to lover corner of one of the leading blanks. Clean text throughout. The large fold out map is present and in very good condition. The very scarce first edition. Overall book condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxvii, 322

$72.73

Holy China
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Holy China

By Feliks Topolski

London: Hutchinson, 1968. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 8.25 x 11.25 inches (21 x 28.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight browning and rubbing to spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Illustrated silver cloth binding, a few marks to page edges, internally in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 8.25 x 11.25 inches (21 x 28.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 194

$39.67

Geomorphology of the Nanking Area
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Geomorphology of the Nanking Area

By George B. Barbour

National Research Institure of Geology, Academia Sinica, 1933. 1st Edition Offprint . Very Good Minus. 7.5 x 10.5 inches (19 x 26.5 cm). Offprint from Contributions from the National Research Institute of Geology, Academia Sinica No. 3. Original paper wraps with light marking and creasing, Slight wear to ends of spine, light creasing to upper corner of all pages, clean text throughout. Includes errata sheet. From the library from the noted German Palaeontologist and Geological Archaeologist Frederick Zeuner, with his stamp to upper corner of front cover. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.5 x 10.5 inches (19 x 26.5 cm). Paperback

$39.67

Hungry Ghosts: China's Secret Famine
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Hungry Ghosts: China's Secret Famine

By Jasper Becker

London: John Murray, 1996. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Black cloth binding, light browning to page edges and margins otherwise excellent. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 352

$18.51

Tibetan Marches (Penguin Book No. 1250)
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Tibetan Marches (Penguin Book No. 1250)

By Andre Migot

London: Penguin Books, 1957. First Penguin Edition . Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Illustrated cover by Stanley Godsell. Cup ring to front cover. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 253 + [3] (Ad)

$11.90

The Dragon's Brood: Conversations with Young Chinese

By David Rice

London: Harper Collins Publishers, 1992. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 294

$15.87

China, The Gathering Threat
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China, The Gathering Threat

By Constantine C. Menges

Nelson Current, 2005. 1st Edition . Fine/Near Fine. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Red paper covered boards. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxiv, 565

$25.13

China, New Age and New Outlook (Penguin Book No. S179)
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China, New Age and New Outlook (Penguin Book No. S179)

By Ping Chia Kuo

London: Penguin Books, 1960. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6.75 x 4.25 inches (17 x 10.5 cm). Overall book condition is Very Good Minus International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.75 x 4.25 inches (17 x 10.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 316 + [4]

$9.26

China, New Age and New Outlook (Penguin Book No. S179)
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China, New Age and New Outlook (Penguin Book No. S179)

By Ping Chia Kuo

London: Penguin Books, 1960. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.75 x 4.25 inches (17 x 10.5 cm). Overall book condition is Very Good International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.75 x 4.25 inches (17 x 10.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 316 + [4]

$9.26

One Written Word is Worth A Thousand Pieces of Gold [SIGNED]
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One Written Word is Worth A Thousand Pieces of Gold [SIGNED]

By Adeline Yen Mah

London: Harper Collins, 2002. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Fine. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: Orange paper covered boards, light browning to page edges and margins, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Signed by the author to the title page. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 310

$46.28