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A BORROWED PLACE The History of Hong Kong

By: Welsh, Frank

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Kodansha International, 1993

Edition: First Edition


A definitive history of Hong Kong ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 624 pages View more info

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A STRING OF CHINESE PEACH-STONES

By: Cornaby, W. Arthur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly, 1895


Both hinges started. Endpapers, first and last few pages darkened. Small open tear to top right corner of front free endpaper. Former owner's name on front free endpaper which has also bled through to the half title page. Small bookseller's stamp to verso of ffep. Binding not tight ; Black boards with gilt lettering and gilt design. Numerous b&w illustrations and two tissue guarded drawings in bold colors; 8vo; 479 pages View more info

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ACROSS CHINA

By: Jenkins, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow, 1986

Edition: First Edition


First few pages lightly wrinkled. DJ price clipped; 8vo; 351 pages View more info

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CREAM OF JIUZHAIGOU VALLEY AND HUANGLONG IN FOUR SEASONS

By: Yu Ning

Price: $20.17

Publisher: Beijng, China Travel & Tourism Press, 2002


Many lovely photos of the Jiuzhaigou valley region; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 84 pages View more info

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MY BANDIT HOSTS

By: Pawley, Tinko

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co. ,ltd., 1935


Wear and chipping to price clipped DJ ; The harrowing experience of a young bride and her friend who were kidnapped by bandits in China ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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NAGEL'S ENCYCLOPEDIA-GUIDE CHINA

By: Destenay, Anne L.

Price: $38.15

Publisher: Geneva, Nagel Publishers, 1968

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear & tear to DJ; 14 colored maps or plans, 92 in black and white, and a 25-page atlas; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1504 pages View more info

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QUI PECHINO

By: Pisu, Renata

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Milano, Touring Club Italiano, 1976


Previous owner's name to fep; A profusely illustrated coffeetable book on Peking (in Italian) ; Grandi Citta Del Mondo; 4to; 64, 44 pages View more info

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RIDING THE IRON ROOSTER By Train through China

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1988

Edition: First Edition


Some wear and sticker removal residue to DJ ; Honest adventures, good and bad, all through China ; 8vo; 480 pages View more info

THE CAPITAL QUESTION OF CHINA

By: Curtis, Lionel

Price: $84.90

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co. , Limited, 1932


Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Foxing throughout; Four fold-out maps. Historical with a focus on trade; 8vo; 322 pages View more info

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THE FIVE FOOT ROAD In Search of a Vanished China

By: McDonald, Angus

Price: $41.75

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1995

Edition: First Edition


In 1894, Australian George Morrison travelled from Shanghai, across central China, and into Burma. One hundred years on, Australian Angus McDonald retraces his steps, proving that the more things change.....; Color Photographs; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

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THE LONG MARCH A Book on China

By: De Beauvoir, Simone

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing, 1958

Edition: First American Edition


Wear with chipping and small open tears to DJ. Spine browned. Corners bumped. Slight dampstaining to top area, not affecting text ; De Beauvoir explains the transition of China from Democratic Revolution to Socialist Revolution ; 8vo; 514 pages View more info