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The Master Swordsman & the Magic Doorway: Two Legends from Ancient China
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The Master Swordsman & the Magic Doorway: Two Legends from Ancient China

By Provensen, Alice

NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Illustrated by author. Book is in unread condition.. First edition, First Printing.

$35.00

THE GREEDY ONE
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THE GREEDY ONE

By Martin, Patricia Miles, Illustrated by Kazue Mizumura

Chicago: Rand McNally, 1964 Hard Cover. First Edition. 64 pages, reinforced cloth. Near Fine in a Near Fine, clipped dustjacket. Story about Boys' Day in Japan & about Japanese family & community life. In publishers library binding, NOT a library discard..

$35.00

WHITE WAVE

By Wolkstein, Diane, Illustrated by Ed Young

NY: Crowell, 1979 Hard Cover. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine, clipped dustjacket. In publishers library binding, NOT a library discard. Chinese Tale, 32 pages, boards. Magical story from the Taoist tradition about a young Chinese farmer who discovers a goddess living in a snail shell. Beautifully illustrated in black & white. .

$35.00

FAVORITE FAIRY TALES TOLD IN JAPAN

By Haviland, Virginia, Illustrated by George Suyeoka

Boston: Little, Brown, 1967 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. 89 pgs, reinforced cloth. 5 Japanese fairy tales illus in blk/white, green & orange. Dj chipped & creased across vertically across front panel..

$60.00

Red Thread
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Red Thread

By Young, Ed

NY: Philomel, 1993. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. SIGNED by Author/Illustrator.. First Edition, First Printing.

$80.00

RIDE THE FAR WIND
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RIDE THE FAR WIND

By Jones, Adrienne, Illustrated by Robert William Hinds

Boston: Little Brown, 1964 Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. First Edition. Juvenile adventure set in the South Pacific and China in the year 670..

$30.00

WHITE WAVE

By Wolkstein, Diane, Illustrated by Ed Young

NY: Crowell, 1979 Hard Cover. SIGNED by the illustrator. Near Fine in a Near Fine, clipped dustjacket. Chinese Tale, 32 pages, boards. Magical story from the Taoist tradition about a young Chinese farmer who discovers a goddess living in a snail shell. Beautifully illustrated in black & white. .

$45.00

THE SEA OF GOLD and Other Tales From Japan
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THE SEA OF GOLD and Other Tales From Japan

By Uchida, Yoshiko

NY: Scribners, 1965. Dj lightly edge worn with one closed edge tear to lower back edge, lower corner of book lightly bumped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+ Dustjacket. Illus. by Marianne Yamaguchi.

$35.00

THE PEACOCK AND THE CROW

By Kirn, Ann

NY: Four Winds, 1969 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. 32 pgs, cloth. Story based on a Chinese fable that tells how the peacock got his colored feathers & the crow his glossy black ones..

$30.00

EL CHINO
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EL CHINO

By Say, Allen, Illustrated by Author

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 32 pgs, boards. True story of Bong Way "Billy" Wong, the very first Chinese bullfighter. Lovely full color paintings..

$35.00

THE SPRING OF BUTTERFLIES
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THE SPRING OF BUTTERFLIES

By Liyi, He Translator

NY: LL&S, (1985) Edited by Neil Philip, 144 pgs, cloth. 14 folk tales of China's minority peoples with notes on the stories.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Dustjacket. Illus. by Pan Aiquing & Li Zhao.

$30.00

BEYOND THE SUGAR CANE FIELD UNICEF IN ASIA.
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BEYOND THE SUGAR CANE FIELD UNICEF IN ASIA.

By Shotwell, Louisa.

Cleveland: World, (1964) 2nd Printing. Illustrated with photographs. 96 pages, reinforced cloth. A firsthand view of the work of UNICEF in the various nations in Asia. VERY GOOD+ in darkened dustjacket..

$26.00

SHIZUKO'S DAUGHTER

By Mori, Kyoko

NY: Henry Holt, 1993 Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 227 pages, boards. Yuki's mother commits suicide when she is twelve and she is sent to live with her distant father & his resentful new wife. She must rely on her own inner strength to cope with the tragedy & reveals the transforming power of art..

$35.00

THE TIGER'S WHISKER and Other Tales from Asia and the Pacific
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THE TIGER'S WHISKER and Other Tales from Asia and the Pacific

By Courlander, Harold, Illustrated by Enrico Arno

NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1959 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. 152 pages, cloth. 31 stories from far eastern countries & islands in the Pacific. NEAR FINE in darkened dustjacket..

$45.00

THE DRAGON AND THE EAGLE America Looks at China

By Goetz, Delia, Illustrated by Thomas Handforth

NY: Vanguard, 1944 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. VERY GOOD+ in soiled & chipped dustjacket. 61 pgs, cloth. Account of Chinese-American relations from early times to the war years of the flying Tigers. 2-color vignette illus. .

$35.00

TUAN
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TUAN

By Boholm-Olsson, Eva

NY: R&S Books, (1986) Illus by Pham van Don. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 1988. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 25 pgs, boards. Story of the life of a little boy living in a Vietnamese village. Illus painted in color on silk by one of Vietnam's best-known artists who lives in Hanoi. .

$30.00

RIBBONS
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RIBBONS

By Yep, Laurence

NY: GP Putnam's, 1996 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST IMPRESSION. 181 pages, boards. Story of a strong-willed Eurasian girl whose dreams are derailed when her grandmother comes fron China to live with the family & her ballet lessons must be stopped. Yep deals with the generational & cultural gaps between Robin & her grandmother as they learn to appreciate one another..

$35.00

SPICE AND THE DEVIL'S CAVE
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SPICE AND THE DEVIL'S CAVE

By Hewes, Agnes

NY: Knopf, 1942 331 pgs, cloth. Historical fiction about the development of trade that drew the Occident & the Orient together. 1931 Newbery Honor Book. Cover cloth stained & faded.. 10th Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Lynd Ward.

$35.00

THE STAR FISHER
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THE STAR FISHER

By Yep, Laurence

New York: Morrow, 1991 150 pgs, boards. Story of a Chinese-American family moving from Ohio to West Virginia in the 1920's & their struggle to find acceptance in their new hometown. Signed by Yep w/an original drawing by author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Dustjacket.

$45.00

MODERN CHINA
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MODERN CHINA

By Spencer, Cornelia

NY: John Day, (1969) Young Historian Book. (FIRST EDITION) 112 pgs, reinforced boards. Story of the turmoil & development of China since 1842. FINE as issued w/o d-w..

$20.00

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