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The Prints of The Ten Bamboo Studio followed by plates from the Kaempfer Series and Perfect Harmony. Presentation and Commentary by Joseph Vedlich.
(New York): Crescent Books, (1979).
4to., cloth, 124pp. Name in Japanese on half title (large) o/w fine in a near fine d/w.

$50     Book Number: 7014         Order / Enquire

WISE, Michael. (compiler).
Travellers' Tales Of The South China Coast. Hong Kong, Canton , Macao.
Singapore: Times Books International, (1986).
Cloth, 256pp. Fine in d/w.
Seventy visitors from around the world give at first hand vivid account of their experiences --of high society at Government House, and low life in Canton gaols, of spies in Hong Kong and pirates on buccaneering junks, or typhoons, burglars and Eastern magic, of gambling, opium and slavery.

$75     Book Number: 10558         Order / Enquire

ALLEN, Steve.
Explaining China.
New York: Crown, (1980). First edition.
Cloth, 339pp. Fine in d/w.
An account of the travels of American entertainer Steve Allen after the Nixon overtures in 1972.

$35     Book Number: 8945         Order / Enquire

The Rebel Emperor.
London: Victor Gollancz, 1958. First edition. With a presentation inscription from the author.
Cloth, 356pp. Fine in d/w.
"The fabulous story of the Heavenly King, who, in zeal for Christ, his 'Elder Brother' dominated China for years, until he was at last put down by the imperialist troops, with the aid of Charles George 'Chinese' Gordon."

$125     Book Number: 25721         Order / Enquire

Prospective Missions In China.
Boston: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, 1833. First edition.
12mo., cont. leather spine, marble boards, 126pp. Some foxing o/w a nice copy.

$150     Book Number: 11302         Order / Enquire

Voyages Through The Northern Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Chinese Sea.
Dublin: Printed by Bentham and Hardy, 1825. Later printing.
12mo., full contemporary calf, 178pp. Names and writing on front and rear e/papers and pastedowns, binding chipped and worn, a good copy.

$200     Book Number: 28114         Order / Enquire

AYSCOUGH, Florence.
A Chinese Mirror. Being Reflections of the Reality Behind Appearance. With Drawings by Lucille Douglass.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, London: Jonathan Cape, (1925). First U.S. edition. (printed in Great Britain). Signed by the author and illustrator.
Tall 8vo., plain cloth spine with patterned cloth boards, 464pp. Some rubbing along lower edges of boards but o/w a near fine copy.
An interesting work with chapters on "The Grass Hut By the Yellow Reach," "The Literary Background of the Great River," "The Chinese Idea of a Garden," "Symbolism of the Purple Forbidden City," "T'ai Shan: The Great Mountain," "Cult of the Spiritual Magistrates of City Walls and City Moats" " Synopsis of Chinese History from the Legendary Times to the Founding of the Republic" and "A Biographical Index."

$500     Book Number: 11342         Order / Enquire

BACKHOUSE, E. and J.O.P. Bland.
Annals & Memoirs of the Court of Peking. (From the 16th to the 20th Century).
London: William Heinemann, (1914). First edition.
Sm.4to., orig. rust cloth, x, 531pp. Name o/w a fine copy.

$400     Book Number: 29381         Order / Enquire

BALL, J. Dyer.
The Chinese At Home Or The Man of Tong and His Land.
New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1912. First U.S. edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. blue cloth, xii, (370)pp. Touch of rubbing to spine ends but o/w a fine copy.
A contemporary account which provides details about the history and customs of the Chinese. Includes chapters on law and order; the Madarian; language; drugs; medicine; cuisine; etc. The account reflects the expected prejudices of the turn of the century missionary.

$225     Book Number: 11338         Order / Enquire

BALL, J. Dyer.
Things Chinese Or Notes Connected With China.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. Fourth edition, Revised and Enlarged.
Tall 8vo., orig. pictorial yellow cloth, xii, 816pp. Cloth has a some stains on the upper cover, (like splatter marks) spine discolored but this is still certainly a very good copy.
This work is arranged alphabetically, providing a reference work on "everything Chinese."

$225     Book Number: 11339         Order / Enquire

Introducting Asia.
New York: John Day, (1953). First edition.
Cloth, 289pp. Bookplate o/w fine in a very good d/w.

$35     Book Number: 30506         Order / Enquire

BAUM, Richard.
Burying Mao. Chinese Politics in the Age of Den Xiaoping.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1994). First edition.
Cloth, 489pp. Fine in d/w.

$45     Book Number: 11732         Order / Enquire

BECKINGHAM, C.F. and G. W. B. Huntingford.( editors).
Some Records Of Ethiopia 1593-1646 Being Extracts from the History of High Ethiopia Or Abassia By Manoel De Almeida Together With Bahrey's History of the Galla. Translated and Edited by...
London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1954. Second Series, Vol. CVII.
Tall 8vo., orig. blue cloth with a pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper board, xcvi, 267pp. Slight rubbing to spine o/w fine.

$125     Book Number: 33451         Order / Enquire

Return To China.
London: Heinemann, (1957). First edition.
Cloth, 251pp. A nice copy.

$25     Book Number: 11744         Order / Enquire

BETRAM, James.
Return to China.
London: Heinemann, (1957). First Englihs edition.
Cloth, x, 251pp. Near fine ina worn d/w.
A journalist and diplomat who lived in China in the 1930's, who speaks Chinese and knew China's revolutionary leaders, returns to China in 1956.

$30     Book Number: 8400         Order / Enquire

BLACK, George and Robin Munro.
Black Hands of Beijing. Lives of Defiance in China's Democracy Movement.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1993). First edition.
Cloth backed boards, 390pp. Fine in d/w.

$35     Book Number: 11751         Order / Enquire

Hong Kong 1997 The Final Settlement.
Hong Kong: Far Eastern Economic Review, (1985). First edition.
Cloth, 228pp. Fine in d/w.
A report by a veteran China journalist on Hong Kong; includes text of the agreement between the British and the Chinese on the future of Hong Kong.

$35     Book Number: 11089         Order / Enquire

Cathay A Journey In Search of Old China. Introduction by Jan Morris.
New York: Prentice Hall, (1991). First edition.
Cloth backed boards, xxvi, 304pp. Small dot on lower fore edge o/w fine in d/w.
Travels in China by an American who had lived in Peking.

$50     Book Number: 11093         Order / Enquire

BORTONE, Fernando (S.J.)
I Gesuiti Alla Corte Di Pechino Due Secoli E Mezzo Di Eroismi Per La Diffusione Della Fede Cattolica in Cina....
Roma: Desclee & C. (1969).
Tall 8vo., orig. glossy wrappers, (300)pp. Bookplate o/w a nice copy.

$75     Book Number: 23841         Order / Enquire

BOXER, C.R. (editor).
South China In The Sixteenth Century. Being the narratives of Galeote Pereira, Fr. Gaspar Da Cruz, Fr. Martin De Rada, (1550-1575).
London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1953. Second Series, Vol. CVI.
Tall 8vo., orig. blue cloth with a pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper board, xci, 398pp. Slight rubbing to spine ends o/w near fine.

$200     Book Number: 33450         Order / Enquire

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