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China And The Far East Clark University Lectures

By: Blakeslee, George H. (edited by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37547

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jackeat. 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 light toning to the spine of the book and there are several spots of ground-in dirtto the spine as well. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. "George Hubbard Blakeslee (August 27, 1871 – May 5, 1954) was an academic, professor of history and international relations at Clark University, and... View more info

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The Politics Of The Chinese Red Army

By: Cheng, J. Chester (editor) Hoover Institution Publications

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, The Hoover Institution On War / Stanford University: 9661

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37429

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking the 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 book covers have light, generalized ground-in dirt. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are five ink stampmarks (see no evil? ) on the front endpaper. "Founded in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives emerged from Herbert Hoover’s firsthand experience administering relief operations during World War I. The future US president donated $50,000 to ... View more info

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Private Diary Of Robert Dollar On His Recent Visits To China

By: Dollar, Robert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Robert Dollar / W. S. Van Cott & Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37546

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without 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 is noticeably toned. The text pages are clean and bright. The first printing consists of 800 copies. "In 1895, he (Robert Dollar) acquired his first vessel, a single steam schooner called Newsboy, to move his lumber from the Pacific Northwest to markets down the coast. Thus began his entry into the shipping industry that included lu... 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 Potato Village (Tai Mu-jen), Half the Population (Yin-Yi-ping), Raiser of Sprouts (Chang Wei-wen), Third Time to School (Lu Cha... 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

ISBN: 0551054816

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 well. "In the remarkable revival which moved Christian Churches and interested masses of Chinese during the 1930's, two of ... 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 to recover." "Soong Mei-ling or Soong May-ling, also known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek or Madame Chiang....was a First... 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 in early 20th century China shaped his life's work. Although he did not learn the Chinese language, he became known for his ma... 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 “recalled” after one year, but immigrated back on the condition that he could never return to China. When I was a Boy in C... View more info

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Across Yunnan: A Journey Of Surprises Including an Account of the Remarkable French Railway Line Now Completed to Yunnan-Fu

By: Little, Archibald

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, England, Sampson Low, Marston & Co. , Ltd.: 1910

Edition: 1st Hardback Edition

Seller ID: A37550

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 has some spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are generally clean and bright, but do have noticeable spots of foxing throughout. The front endpaper has been removed. " he first went to China in 1859 as a tea-taster for a German merchant house (having been sent to Germany to learn the language at the age of sixteen) , and his views on missionarie... View more info

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The Lore Of Cathay Or the Intellect of China

By: Martin, W. A. P. (William Alexander Parsons Martin)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh And London, Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier: 1901

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37613

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 bumping, rubbing and nicking. There are a couple of small edge tears to the spine ends. The spine of the book has fading and several spots of discoloration. Both front and rear inner hinges have spots of cracking. The text pages are clean and bright. There is an inked previous owner's name on the front endpaper. "William Alexander Parsons Martin (April 10, 1827 – December 17, 1916) ... 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 of the altar. We may hope, with confidence, that there are many more, many living still, who in another generation, will rec... View more info

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The Mysterious Yangtze A Travelog

By: Parker, Geo. S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Janesville, WI, Privately Printed: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38408

Condition: Very Good-


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean, but there is some tidemarking to the bottom edges of the first several text pages. This copy has been signed on the front endpaper by the author. "George Safford Parker (November 1, 1863 – July 19, 1937) was an American inventor and industrialist. Parker was a telegraphy instructor in Janesville, Wisconsin, and had a sideline repairing and selling fountain pens. Dismayed by the unreliabili... 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 Generalissimo Chiang or Chiang Chungcheng and romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi , was a politician and military leader ... 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 – December 8, 1914) was a United States diplomat, best known as the author of the U. S.' s Open Door Policy for China and ... 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 (including her chop) and dated. "Dr. Wu's talented wife, Ruth Huang Shu-Chiung, was a superb hostess, popular, well-educated in... View more info

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Changes In LI Village

By: Shu-Li, Chao

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peking, China, Foreign Lang. Press: 1953

Edition: 1st English Language Edition

Seller ID: A37472

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. 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 patch of color loss to the front endpaper where a previous owner's address label was removed. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing, bumping and several small edge tears, along with rubbing and wear to the front flap joint. "Zhao Shuli (1906–1970) was a novelist and a leading figure of modern Chinese literature. He died in 1970, fo... 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 which its own people designate as the Central Empire, is one of the oldest and mightiest kingdoms of the earth. Its hoary an... 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 American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions noted for spending 54 years as a missionary in China and writing books which ... 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 and 1899 an indigenous anti-foreign movement arose in Shandong province. One of the missionaries there, possibly Smith, name... 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 specialist: you may be a teacher of Greek, a pediatrician, a cutter of diamonds, or a molder of fine steel. Daniel L. McShane, o... View more info