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THE TIGER OF CH'IN The Dramatic Emergence of China as a Nation

By: Cottrell, Leonard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New york, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1962

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25092

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and nicking, along with one small edge tear to the top spine end. The bottom spine end of the dust jacket has some light, but noticeable edge wear and rubbing as well. "In the third century B.C., Shih Huang Ti, The Tiger of Ch'in, forged the war... View more info

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The Seeds and Other Stories

By: Foreign Language Press

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Peking, China, Foreign Lang. Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 32018

Condition: Very Good+


This is a trade paperback book. The text is all in English. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued with French flaps instead of a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and nicking to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This is a group of short fiction by Chinese authors, including: Red Cliff Revisited (Chen Hung-shan), An Night in Po... View more info

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The Church Behind the Bamboo Curtain

By: Gih, Rev. Andrew (Litt.D.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Marshall, Morgan & Scott: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31945

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The book covers have some light ground-in dirt to the edges and there is an inked letter B on the spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. The front pastedown has a remnant of a library card pocket and there is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper, along with the remnant of a piece of pink paper as wel... View more info

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China Shall Rise Again

By: Kai-Shek, Mme. Chiang (May-ling Soong Chiang)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1941

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: 30294

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a large tear to the rear cover that covers more than half the panel, along with several edge nicks, chips and noticeable edge wear. "In a preface to this volume Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek quotes an old Chinese proverb: Any medicine which does not make a man dizzy will not help him t... View more info

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The Chinese Their History and Culture (One Volume Edition)

By: Latourette, Kenneth Scott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1943

Edition: 2nd Edition; Reprint

Seller ID: A37273

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear. The text pages are generally clean and bright. "Kenneth Scott Latourette (August 6, 1884 – December 26, 1968) was an American historian of China, Japan, and world Christianity. His formative experiences as Christian missionary and educator i... View more info

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When I Was A Boy In China

By: Lee, Yan Phou

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Lothrop Publishing Company: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37265

Condition: Near Fine


This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and Chinese "Chop" on the front end paper. "Born in Xiangshan, China in 1861, Immigrated in 1880 to Hartford, Connecticut as part of the Chinese Educational Mission. - Was ... View more info

In A Chinese Garden

By: Loomis, Frederic M. D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Piedmont, CA, Loomis Book Company: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35859

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good- condition and was apparently issued thus without a dust jacket. This is a special limited edition, printed by Loomis as a Company gift. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. There is one small chip missing from the bottom spine end, and the bottom rear spine joint has a small crack. The edges ... View more info

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Fifty-Six Years a Missionary in China The Life of Mother St. Dominic Helper of the Holy Souls

By: Mother St. Dominic (with a preface by Archbishop Goodier and a foreword by the Bishop of Nanking)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, England, Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31938

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The book covers have some ground-in dirt and a coule of spots, along with beginning tears to the bottom spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. "God has been very good to our present generation in giving it many saints, some of whom, so soon after their lives have closed, have been raised to the honours... View more info

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Aphorisms Of President Chiang Kai-shek

By: Republic Of China (Chiang Kai-Shek)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Republic OF China, Government Information Office: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37360

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a small spot of white discoloration on the top spine end. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is some wrinkling to the top corner of the front endpaper. The dust jacket is clean and bright. There is some fading to the spine of the dust jacket. "Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975) , also known as General... View more info

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Inquiry Into The Population Of China

By: Rockhill, William Woodville

Price: $20.00

Publisher: City OF Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1904

Seller ID: A37055

Condition: Fair


This is trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a side stapled spine. The covers have noticeable wear, some water spots and iron residue from the staples. There are several edge tears and a couple of chips, especially to the spine ends. The text pages are generally clean, but have some light toning and some curling to both corners. This is a monograph - reprinted from the Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections (vol. 47). "William Woodville Rockhill (May 1, 1854... View more info

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Yang Kuei-fei The Most Famous Beauty of China

By: Shu-Chiung (Mrs. Wu Lein-Teh)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, England, Brentano's Ltd. Publishers: 1924

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37303

Condition: Very Good


Color and B&W illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is some spots of rubbing to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has generalized toning. This copy has been signed, with a snort inscription by the author Shu-Chiung (inclu... View more info

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Rex Christus An Outline of Study of China

By: Smith, Arthur H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1904

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31946

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The book cover has some light ground-in dirt. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name stamp on the front endpaper. The front endpaper also has a previous owner's inked gift notation. "The country which we call China, but... View more info

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The Uplift Of China (Forward Mission Study Courses)

By: Smith, Arthur H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Young People's Missionary Movement: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37299

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book is noticeably toned / darkened and most of the lettering has been rubbed. The text pages are clean and bright. "Arthur Henderson Smith (July 18, 1845 – August 31, 1932) (Ming Enpu) was a missionary of the Ameri... View more info

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Village Life In China A Study in Sociology

By: Smith, Arthur H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1899

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37305

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine joints and spine ends have rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. The front inner hinge has cracked and been repaired. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "In 1898... View more info

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The Man on Joss Stick Alley

By: Walsh, James E. (titular Bishop of Sata)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Company: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31969

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning sunning to the top spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There are a couple of smallish spots of ink on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and rubbed spots, along with chipping to the entire length of the top edge of the dust jacket. "Perhaps you are a spe... View more info