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1 American Friends Service Committee LET'S TALK ABOUT CHINA TODAY
Paper covers are a little rubbed. . Essays by C. P. Fitzgerald, Jack Gray, Joan Robinson, Richard Harris and Maurice Freedman, reprinted from the Political Quarterly. The state of Communist China in the mid-1960s. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 80 pages. B3 American Friends Service Committee 1965 Reprint Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 21013 
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Black Athena  The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization, Bernal, Martin
2 Bernal, Martin Black Athena The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization
No defects. Book is Like New, appears unread. . Beautiful copy of the First Printing. . The Fabrication of Ancient Greece 1785-1985, Volume 1 Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 608 pages. B1 Rutgers University Press 1987 1st Edition. 1st Printing Paperback Fine 31515 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Political and Social Change in China Since 1978, Burton, Charles
3 Burton, Charles Political and Social Change in China Since 1978
No defects. Bound in navy cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . No defects; book is in beautiful condition. . Contributions in Political Science Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 225 pages. D2 NY. NY Greenwood Press 1990 0313268347 / 9780313268342 1st Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 29044 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Games of the Orient: Korea, China, Japan, Culin, Stewart
4 Culin, Stewart Games of the Orient: Korea, China, Japan
Slight corner bump to front cover, red titles to spine have partially flaked off, still quite readable. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Reprint of a book originally published in 1898. This is the first Tuttle printing, stated. . Bound in violet cloth with red and silver titles and decoration to spine and front cover. Endpapers are avocado. A lovely book. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 177 pages. D4 Rutland, VT. Rutland, VT Charles E. Tuttle 1958 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 29105 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Migrant Brahmanas in Northern India: Their Settlement and General Impact: c. A. D. 475-1030, Datta, Swati
5 Datta, Swati Migrant Brahmanas in Northern India: Their Settlement and General Impact: c. A. D. 475-1030
Dust jacket is price-clipped, rubbed, age-toned spine, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; bound in royal purple cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. A beautiful copy. . Foreign invasions and the subsequent migrations of Brahmanas during the middle ages. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 286 pages. I2 Dehli. Dehli Motilal Banarsidass Pub 1990 8120800672 / 9788120800670 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 29889 
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Blooming and Contending:  Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era, Duke, Michael S.
6 Duke, Michael S. Blooming and Contending: Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era
Light spotting to top page ends. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. Jacket is lightly rubbed, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Literary analysis of how Chinese literature has changed, Post-Mao. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 291 pages. G6 Bloomington. Bloomington Indiana U. Press 1985 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 22291 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Red Earth:   Revolution in a Sichuan Village, Endicott, Stephen Lyon
7 Endicott, Stephen Lyon Red Earth: Revolution in a Sichuan Village
Dust jacket is a little rubbed, no other defects. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . What happened in a West Chinese village during and since Mao Zedong's long leadership. A beautiful copy. This is the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 261 pages. D2 London. London I. B. Tauris & Company 1988 1850431116 / 9781850431114 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 29069 
Price: 40.00 USD
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China's Gentry:  Essays in Rural-Urban Relations, Fei, Hsiao-Tung & Margaret Park Redfield, Ed.
8 Fei, Hsiao-Tung & Margaret Park Redfield, Ed. China's Gentry: Essays in Rural-Urban Relations
Dust jacket has small chips and tears, light soil, clipped corner, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has owner name on first endpaper. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Includes six life-histories of Chinese gentry families by Yung-teh Chow. Illustrations based on drawings by Hames K. Y. Kuo. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 290 pages. M6 Chicago. Chicago U. Chicago Press 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 24758 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Russian Houses, Gaynor, Elizabeth &  Kari Haavisto &  Darra Goldstein (Essays)
9 Gaynor, Elizabeth & Kari Haavisto & Darra Goldstein (Essays) Russian Houses
New, still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. A beautiful brand-new copy. . "From the rustic simplicity of wooden cottages to the gaudy glitter of imperial palaces and estates, this intriguingly illustrated survey of Russian houses filters social history through architecture" (from Publishers Weekly). Profusely illustrated. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 256 pages. J7 Stewart Tabori & Chang 1991 1556701632 / 9781556701634 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 30169 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Caste and Class in India, Ghurye, G. S.
10 Ghurye, G. S. Caste and Class in India
Small and innocuous name stamp of former owner on first endpaper and top page ends. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Silk bookmark is sewn in. Dust jacket has light edgewear and soil, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . An early treatment of these subjects, much reprinted. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 246 pages. G2 NY. NY Philosophical Library 1952 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 29639 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Position of Women in Indian Life, Her Highness The Maharani Of Baroda & S. M. Mitra
11 Her Highness The Maharani Of Baroda & S. M. Mitra The Position of Women in Indian Life
Original blue cloth covers have bump to lower outer corner, some rubbing and wear to those corners as well. Covers are otherwise excellent. Bound in blue cloth, with bright gilt, red, and purple design and gilt titles to front cover, bright gilt titles to spine. Elegant gift inscription to former owner dated 1918. Frontispiece of the Maharani of Baroda with sunned tissue guard. Contents are otherwise excellent, binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is the first edition, published in 1911. It is not a modern reprint or print-on-demand. A handsome copy; the scan does not do it justice. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 358 pages. G2 Ny & Bombay. Ny & Bombay Longmans, Green & Company 1911 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 29651 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting  The Collections of the Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, and The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ho, Wai-kam & Sherman E. Lee & Laurence Sickman & Marc F. Wilson
12 Ho, Wai-kam & Sherman E. Lee & Laurence Sickman & Marc F. Wilson Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting The Collections of the Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, and The Cleveland Museum of Art
Dust jacket is lightly rubbed, slight creasing at top edge of back panel, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Authoritative text, profusely illustrated with b/w examples. An exhibition catalog, a classic work. A beautiful copy. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 408 pages. L7 Cleveland Museum of Art 1981 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30584 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Work Incentive Practices and Policies in the People's Republic of China, 1953-1965, Hoffmann, Charles
13 Hoffmann, Charles Work Incentive Practices and Policies in the People's Republic of China, 1953-1965
Dust jacket has light edgewear, a one-inch tear with associated creasing, price-clipped, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has clipped corner of first endpaper, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in exceedingly bright red cloth with black titles to spine. . Economic case study of work practices and policies in emerging China. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 148 pages. D2 State University of New York Press 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 29048 
Price: 17.50 USD
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A Guide to Reference Books for Japanese Studies, International House Of Japan Library
14 International House Of Japan Library A Guide to Reference Books for Japanese Studies
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A beautiful copy of an important reference work. 1640 items are listed, annotated, and arranged in subject subdivisions. Text is in English and Japanese. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 156 pages. L1 International House of Japan Library 1989 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27552 
Price: 25.00 USD
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K'Ang-Hsi and the Consolidation of Ch'ing Rule 1661-1684, Kessler, Lawrence D.
15 Kessler, Lawrence D. K'Ang-Hsi and the Consolidation of Ch'ing Rule 1661-1684
Jacket is lightly stressed at extremities, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is bound in light brown cloth with gilt titles. . Possible pirated edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 251 pages. L3 Chicago. Chicago U. Chicago Press 1976 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 23955 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Phase of the East Asian World Order  Korea, Japan, and the Chinese Empire, 1860-1882, Kim, Key-Hiuk
16 Kim, Key-Hiuk The Last Phase of the East Asian World Order Korea, Japan, and the Chinese Empire, 1860-1882
Card covers are rubbed, scratched, partial spine crease. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Classic study of East Asian countries at the end of the 19th Century. Trade paperback. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 439 pages. T2 Univ of California Pr 1981 Softcover Very Good 31064 
Price: 90.00 USD
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A Pursuit of Truth in the Dokdo Island Issue:  Letters to a Young Japanese Man, Koo, Kim Young
17 Koo, Kim Young A Pursuit of Truth in the Dokdo Island Issue: Letters to a Young Japanese Man
No defects. Glossy paper covers and pages, wrappers. . This book concerns the Dokdo (or Takeshima) Island, disputed between Korea and Japan. . Korean Cultural Assets 1 Series. Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 135+110 pages. K5 Seoul, Korea. Seoul, Korea International Cultural Exchange Association 2005 3rd Edition Softcover As New with no dust jacket 23638 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Asian Newspapers' Reluctant Revolution, Lent, John A.
18 Lent, John A. The Asian Newspapers' Reluctant Revolution
Jacket is rubbed on surfaces, edgewear, small chips and tears, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Slight rubbing to bottom edge of yellow cloth boards, remainder mark to bottom page ends. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . History, contemporary description and critical analysis of the newspaper presses of 15 Asian countries, through the 1960s. . Remainder. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 373 pages. I1 Ames. Ames Iowa State Univ Press 1971 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 22591 
Price: 16.50 USD
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On the People's Democratic Dictatorship, Li, Tien-Yi, Ed. [Mao Tse-Tung]
19 Li, Tien-Yi, Ed. [Mao Tse-Tung] On the People's Democratic Dictatorship
Hardcover book with red boards, tiny hole in the paper adjacent to the backstrip; backstrip beginning to chip. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . This is a language training book, based on this publication from Chairman Mao, which lays out his future agenda for China. Book is in the Chinese language, with instructional notes, vocabulary, romanization tables, and parts of speech in English and Chinese. Mirror Series C, No. 5. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. F1 New Haven. New Haven Far Eastern Publications, Yale Univ. 1968 8th Printing Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 21866 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Red Barbarians, MacGregor-Hastie, Roy
20 MacGregor-Hastie, Roy The Red Barbarians
Owner signature and stamp (Chinese) on ffep, a couple of snags to bottom edge of front cover. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Jacket is frayed, chipped and torn, still bright and attractive, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. . Biography and rise of Mao Tse-Tung. Illustrated with photos. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Stated first edition. . Octavo - 8vo. 224 pages. E1 Philadelphia. Philadelphia Chilton 1961 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 15451 
Price: 11.50 USD
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