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A Dream of Red Mansions (Volume II)
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A Dream of Red Mansions (Volume II)

By C.C. Low & Associates (eds)

Singapore: Canfonian , 1997. Paperback. Very Good. A pictorial rendition of part of the great Chinese classic novel with captions in Chinese and English. 308 pages Weight 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia The cover has a small amount of wear and the spine is not creased. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is no tanning throughout.

$13.36

Peony
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Peony

By Keith West

Singapore: Graham Brash, 1990. Paperback. Very Good. A fictional portrait of an aristocratic woman in fourteenth century China who manages to escape having her feet bound. Her independence of spirit encourages her to flout the laws of marriage and fall in love with the 'wrong' man. She does not find much happiness as she is tossed about by family and court intrigue. 189 pages. Weight: 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia The cover has a minor bit of wear at the edges and minimal spotting on the text block. The binding is tight and the text clear with no tanning throughout.

$13.36

The Pyjama Story
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The Pyjama Story

By Lin Ting

Hong Kong: Rainbow, 1963. Fourth edition. Paperback. Very Good. An amusing story of what happened when a mother and her daughter wanted to buy a simple pair of pyjamas in Communist China. Translated from the original Chinese by Richard Lee. 130 pages. Weight: 0.3kg. Post free within Malaysia There is a little bit of cover wear. The inside of the covers have medium tanning otherwise the binding is tight and the text clear with very mild tanning throughout.

$13.36

Sky and Earth: Tales of China - Vols I & II
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Sky and Earth: Tales of China - Vols I & II

By David Crockett Graham (Compiler)

Taipei, Taiwan: Cave Books, 1971. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/good. A wide selection of short folk tales collected by ethnographers in China before the Communist revolution. Some of the tales have an academic commentary 336 pages. Weight 1kg. Post free within Malaysia The dust jackets have become dirty with age, but Volume I is now protected in a plastic jacket. The end papers have stains around the edges. The binding is tight and the text clear with medium tanning throughout. The books could do with a thorough clean up

$35.63

Five Star Billionaire
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Five Star Billionaire

By Tash Aw

London: Fourth Estate, 2013. Paperback. As New. A well received novel charting the lives of five newcomers to contemporary Shanghai. All five, initially unknown to each other, are lured by the promise of riches and a new life and find their lives converging in unpredictable ways. The book was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013. 437 pages. Weight: 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia

$8.91

Colloquial in the Yu-hsien ku
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Colloquial in the Yu-hsien ku

By Arthur Waley

London: The School of Oriental and African Studies, 1966. Paperback. Very Good. This a 7 page article in Bulletin of The School of Oriental and African Studies XXIX Part 2 (1966) a volume of 260 pages. The article has not been detached from the volume. The price includes the whole volume. Details of the remaining contents are available on request. Weight: 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia The spine has some slight rubbing. The binding is tight and the text clear with mild tanning throughout.

$11.13

Early to Rise: A Novel of Today\'s China
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Early to Rise: A Novel of Today's China

By Norbert Luciano

Hong Kong: Dragonfly Books, 1961. Second printing. Paperback. Good. Although born in Shanghai, the author spent most of his life as an academic and journalist in Southeast Asia. This satire of the Chinese commune system was his first novel. 132 pages. Weight: 0.3 kg. * Post free within Malaysia. The covers have age marks , the endpapers medium tanning and the rest of the book is mildly tanned. There's minor wear at the top and base of the spine. The binding is tight.

$22.27