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An Exhibition of Chinese Archaic Jades

By: Loo, C. T.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, C. T. Loo, Inc., 1950


128 unnumbered pages. Book has green paper hardcover with gold text and design on front cover and spine. Dust jacket has tears and wear. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

Ancient Chinese Bronze Art Casting the precious sacral vessel

By: Chase, W. Thomas

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, China Institute in America, 1991


110pp. Photographs, fold out pages with photographs, bibliography. Book has light blue paper softcover with black text on covers and spine and photographs of a bronze vessel and bronze casting materials on covers. Water damage on covers and throughout on the edge of pages. Marks on covers. Ex-library with stamps, sticker on spine and pocket on inside of front cover, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 110 pages View more info

Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Stoclet and Wessen Collections

By: Eskenazi, Giuseppe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Eskenazi Limited, 1975


56pp. Photographs. Book has beige softcover with photograph on front cover and black and white texts on covers. Slight yellowing on some pages, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages View more info

Ancient Chinese Jades From the Grenville L.Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

By: Loehr, Max Assisted By Louisa G. Fitzferald Huber & Profusely illustrated

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Fogg Art Museum, 1975


v, 439 pp. Bibliography, index. Color frontis. Title in dark red. 630 b/w illustrations. Dark red cloth covers with dull gilt are clean and unmarked. Bottom corners a little bumped, more so at rear. Interior has neat owner bookplate, otherwise clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 439 pages View more info

Barbarians and Civilization in International Relations

By: Salter, Mark B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Xinhua Publishing House Pub. Date :2004-01, 2000


2 + 1 + 282 pp. Chinese text. English title and bibliography. Black softcover. Book is in good conition . Some wear/rubbing along edges. Interior is clean with no marks. ; Chinese Edition View more info

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Boxers image in the United States A Study of the Transnational Impact of Boxer Rising

By: BIN, YAO

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Unknown, 2008


360 pp. Bibliography and timeline at rear - in Chinese and English. Chinese text. Light blue softcover. Book is in fair condition, covers work with some wrinkles. Some pages bent and/or creased. Interior is clean with some minor pencil underlining. View more info

Bronze culture of ancient China. Signed Limited Edition an archaeological study of bronze objects from northern Honan, dating from about 1400 B.C.-771 B.C.

By: White, William Charles

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


xviii, 219 pp. Indices. Heavily illustrated. No 27 of limited ed of 500. Signed by the author on the verso of the memoriam page. Black paper dust jacket with bronze and white illustration is clean, some short edges tears at the top, some rubbing top and bottom spine and corners, flaps intact. Book itself has very minor wear to the green cloth, a small bit of bubbling to the cloth which looks like a publishing flaw rather than later damage. Inside front cover handsome bo... View more info

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Change and Adaptation An Anthropological Study of a Matrilineal Society in Taiwan

By: Mutsu Hsu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Institute of Ethnology, Academica Sinica, 1987


226 pp. Index at rear. English abstract and table of contents at rear. Chinese text. Light blue softcover. Book is in good condition. Clean with minimal wear. Signed by previous owner on half-title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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China's Path The Scientific Outlook on Development

By: Tian Yinggui

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Foreign Languages Press, 2008


144 pp. Mandarian Chinese text. White and red softcover. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Book is in good condition, clean with no non-library marks or wear. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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China, 1898-1912 The Xinzheng Revolution and Japan

By: Reynolds, Douglas R.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, 1993


234 pp. Bibliography at rear. Chinese text, with English publishing info at rear. White softcover. Book is in good condition, clean with no wear. Some pencil underlining throughout. View more info

Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum

By: Jenyns, Soame

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum, 1951


40pp. Photographs. Book has green paper hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket has small tears on spine, slight wear on covers and spine. Bookplate on front pastedown. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 40 pages View more info

Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection

By: Gyllensvard, Bo

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Almqvist & Wiksell, 1964


268pp + 2 unnumbered pages. Plates, appendix. Book has cream cloth hardcover with gold text and design on front cover. Dust jacket is black with illustration on the front cover and gold text on covers and spine, has plastic protective cover. Dust jacket has slight wear on spine. Slight damage on front cover. Book plate scar on first blank. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pages View more info

Chinese Ivory Sculpture

By: Cox, Warren E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, 1946

Inscription: Signed by Author


112pp + 8 unnumbered pages. Limited edition, 13 of 1250, signed twice by author, plates. Book has red cloth hardcover with gold text on front cover and spine. Dust jacket is red and white with illustration on front cover and white text and black text. Sunning on dust jacket and wear with tears on covers and spine. Bookplates on front pastedown and front flyleaf. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Sculpture. 9 Volumes.

By: Zheng Xinmiao, editor.

Price: $1,199.00

Publisher: Beijing, Forbidden City Publishing/Anhui Fine Arts Publishing, 2011

Edition: First Edition


9 folios in slip cases, hundreds of color plates, bilingual Chinese/English. This is a very scarce and magnificent set of slipcased folio volumes, the complete set of the “Sculpture” series from the Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum. Each book is bound with maroon leather spine and black cloth boards, with bright gilt. The slip cases are matching black cloth with bright gilt and brighter maroon cloth edges. The set is in near fine condition, the only wea... View more info

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Early newspapers in Hong Kong Educational Clippings

By: FANG JUN ZHU BIAN

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hunan, Hunan People S Publishing House, 1991


19 + 612 pp. Chinese text. Burgundy and white softcover. Book is ex-library with stamp on reverse of title page. In good condition, very faint wear along edges. Very clean with no non-library marks. ; Ex-Library View more info