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A STRING OF CHINESE PEACH-STONES

By: Cornaby, W. Arthur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1895

Order Number: 6708

Condition: Very Good


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

THE CAPITAL QUESTION OF CHINA

By: Curtis, Lionel

Price: $84.90

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

Order Number: 13501

Condition: Very Good+


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 LONG MARCH A Book on China

By: De Beauvoir, Simone

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15183

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

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NAGEL'S ENCYCLOPEDIA-GUIDE CHINA

By: Destenay, Anne L.

Price: $38.15

Publisher: Geneva, Nagel Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15479

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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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ACROSS CHINA

By: Jenkins, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6741

ISBN: 0688042236

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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

Image for THE FIVE FOOT ROAD In Search of a Vanished China

THE FIVE FOOT ROAD In Search of a Vanished China

By: McDonald, Angus

Price: $41.75

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13484

ISBN: 0207186707

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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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MY BANDIT HOSTS

By: Pawley, Tinko

Price: $25.00

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

Order Number: 16345

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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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QUI PECHINO

By: Pisu, Renata

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Milano, Touring Club Italiano: 1976

Order Number: 1614

Condition: Near Fine


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

Order Number: 16104

ISBN: 0399133097

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

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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

Order Number: 13049

ISBN: 1568360029

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


A definitive history of Hong Kong ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 624 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

Order Number: 16187

ISBN: 7503220171

Condition: Near Fine


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

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PEKING North China, South Manchuria and Korea

By: [Thos. Cook & Son]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Peking, Thos. Cook & Son, Ltd: 1920

Order Number: 18704

Condition: Very Good


Minor rubbing to extremities. Endpapers and front map browned and brittle; Three fold-out maps printed on japon paper ; B&W Photographs; 16mo 7" - 7½" tall; 161, xxii pages View more info

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COOK'S HANDBOOK OF STEAMSHIP ROUTES FROM THE FAR EAST

By: [Thos. Cook & Son]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hongkong, Head Office for China, Japan and Straits Settlements:

Order Number: 18762

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit darkened. Small stamp on first blank page. Marginal wear and darkening to a few pages. Bottom margin very narrow (binding error? ) with a few cut off texts; A steamship timetable. Including a japanese hotel booklet bound-in - a small travel guide to Tokyo with b&w photographs. Also includes "Information for Travellers Landing in Japan" with numerous beautiful b&w illustrations. Nd [1920's]; 8vo View more info