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Chinese Bird Banding Almanac 1982-1985 (Chung-Kuo Niao Lei Huan Chih Nien Chien)

By: Fuyun Zhang / National Bird Banding Center

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Lanzhou, China, Gansu Technology: 1987

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006959


006959: IS WRITTEN IN CHINESE. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, except for light wear along cover edges or corners. : 7.25 x 10.25 in.: 197 pages View more info

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Masterpieces Of Chinese Art

By: Hay, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, New York Graphic Society: 1974

Store ID: 006659


006659: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 73-91710. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket is complete other than price clipped. Has 31 Colour Plates, 17 Black and White Illustrations. "The forty-eight plates of this book illustrate some of the finest achievements of China's artists and craftsmen in the major fields of her artistic tradition, such as metalwork and ceramics, calligraphy and painting, sculpture and carving. The selection rang... View more info

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How The Far East Was Lost (American Policy And The Creation Of Communist China, 1941-1949)

By: Kubek, Dr. Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Henry Regnery Company: 1963

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005404


005404: LCCN# 63-12892. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards are dark red cloth and are clean, unmarked (except for small silver mark near leading edge) ; pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound, and sharp cornered. "The Far Eastern policy pursued during the Roosevelt-Truman administrations has long been the subject of spirited controversy among historians. This volume is the result of seven years of intensive research into a mass of documentary data dealing w... View more info

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Pig (The Chinese Horoscopes Library)

By: Kwok, Man-Ho

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Dorling Kindersley: 1994

Edition: First American Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 005424


005424: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Calm, tolerant, and optimistic, the Pig mixes well with other people. It is an affectionate and vivacious creature, and loves romance. The ancient Chinese system of analyzing your character and predicting your future is gathered together in twelve innovative, gemlike books, each dealing with a particular animal sign. Each book contains valuable advice on personality, compatibi... View more info

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Pig (The Chinese Horoscopes Library)

By: Kwok, Man-Ho

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Dorling Kindersley: 1994

Edition: First American Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 007714


007714: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Calm, tolerant, and optimistic, the Pig mixes well with other people. It is an affectionate and vivacious creature, and loves romance. The ancient Chinese system of analyzing your character and predicting your future is gathered together in twelve innovative, gemlike books, each dealing with a particular animal sign. Each book contains valuable advice on personality, compatibi... View more info

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The Chinese, Their History and Culture - Two Volumes in One (Fourth Edition)

By: Latourette, Kenneth Scott

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1962

Edition: Fourth Edition: Seventh Printing

Store ID: 013908


013908: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 64-17372. Dustjacket has a small well-repaired edge cut. Book is in Fine Condition; boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In more than twenty-five thousand words of new material, the story of the radical transformations wrought under the present Communist regime has been added to this book. Thus the book - actually t... View more info

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The Chinese Art Of Face Reading

By: Lip, Evelyn

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Singapore And Malaysia, Times Books International: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 005246


005246: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The Chinese art of face reading, ming xiang, has been in practice for more than 2000 years. Deeply rooted in Chinese culture, it is used to analyse man's personality traits and fortunes. To the Chinese, while life is predestined, man can seek to avert the ill effects of bad luck if he knows it in advance. It is also advantageous to know one's own virtues and vices. In short, while man is defenceless against d... View more info

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The Forbidden City: Wonders Of Man Series

By: MacFarquhar, Roderick

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Newsweek: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003764


003764: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has brown cloth boards with gild embossed image and title, as well as decorated front and back endpapers with drawing of Peking. "Nearly 150 illustrations - a third in full color - supplement and enhance this detailed history of imperial Peking and its fabled palace complex. Delicately tinted scrolls, vibrantly colored pottery , handsome manuscript illuminations, numerous modern photographs, and a number ... View more info

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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge (The Creation And Mass Consumption Of A Personality Cult)

By: Schrift, Melissa

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007479


007479: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "With the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in 1966, the regime of Chairman Mao Zedong launched a propaganda campaign aimed at disseminating inspiring images of the chairman to a skeptical populace. Thus was born the 'Mao badge', a political icon in the form of a pin that was widely distributed to create, su... View more info

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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge (The Creation And Mass Consumption Of A Personality Cult)

By: Schrift, Melissa

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007480


007480: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "With the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in 1966, the regime of Chairman Mao Zedong launched a propaganda campaign aimed at disseminating inspiring images of the chairman to a skeptical populace. Thus was born the 'Mao badge', a political icon in the form of a pin that was widely distributed to create, su... View more info

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Vases Of The Sea (Far Eastern Porcelain And Other Treasures)

By: Schuster, Felicia / Wolseley, Cecilia

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1974

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006025


006025: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has a gift inscription on front flyleaf to original owner, dated 1975. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for inscription) , brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is price clipped. "Because it had to travel to Europe, Chinese Export Porcelain was known as Vases of the sea, for it included vases of all shapes and sizes among its cargo. But vase... View more info

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China, The Beautiful Cookbook (Authentic Recipes From The Culinary Authorities Of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong And Sichuan)

By: Sinclair, Kevin

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Knapp Press: 1986

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 004627


004627: Copy has very small stain at bottom of a few pages. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "For the first time, the pictorial beauty of the Chinese landscape is combined with a special collection of authentic recipes from one of the world's greatest cuisines. The contrasting landscapes of the country that supports the largest nation on earth are captured by some of the w... View more info

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U. S. News & World Report Magazine - October 10, 1994 (The Private Life Of Chairman Mao)

By: U. S. News & World Report

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U. S. News & World Report: 1994

Store ID: 006087


006087: U. S. News & World Report Magazine (October 10, 1994) The Private Life Of Chairman Mao. Complete Original Magazine. Cover Stories include: Political Treachery And Sexual Intrigue In China's Forbidden City * How NAFTA Helps Perot * Mission Leap In Haiti. Front cover is lightly creased and has blank label placed over original subscriber's address. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8 x 10.5 in.: 112 pages View more info