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A Retrospective of Chinese Literature

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beijing, China, Chinese Literature Press,China: 1998

Seller ID: 010923

ISBN: 7507104761

Condition: Very Good


Chinese/English text. Sl. shelfwear to covers. View more info

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Zen Baggage: A Pilgrimage to China

By: Bill Porter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA., Counterpoint: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030411

ISBN: 1582435405

Condition: Very Good


PO presentation sticker to first page but otherwise unmarked and appears unread (no creasing to spine). "Porter takes readers to places few Westerners have ever ventured. He weaves together historical background, interviews with Zen masters, and translations of the earliest known records of Zen, along with personal vignettes." View more info

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Fashion Asia

By: Bullis, Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026101

ISBN: 0500282382

Condition: Very Good


Chapters arranged geographically - Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, The Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China. Internally unmarked, sl. shelfwear to wraps inc. faint crease to lower right corner front panel. View more info

Taste of Indo China

By: Castorina, Jan; Stais, Dimitra

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder & Stoughton: 1995

Seller ID: 018810

ISBN: 0733601200

Condition: New


Features the flavours of Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia , plus cookery techniques and a pantry planner. View more info

Taste of Indo China

By: Castorina, Jan; Stais, Dimitra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder & Stoughton: 1995

Seller ID: 024494

ISBN: 0733601200

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked apparently unused "gift quality" book showcasing the foods of Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. View more info

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The Reporter and the Warlords: An Australian at Large in China's Republican Revolution

By: Collie, Craig

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027099

ISBN: 1742377971

Condition: Brand New


A brand new unmarked copy. "Set against a background of the birth of mdoern China, this is the true story of Australian journalist W. H. Donald and his role in those turbulent events in the first half of the 20th century." View more info

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

By: Cothers, Wayne (et al)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria: 2019

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031706

ISBN: 1925432637

Condition: Nr. Fine


Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at NGV Melbourne which showcased these extraordinary Qin dynasty objects, along with priceless gold, jade and bronze artefacts dating from the Zhou dynasty through to the Han dynasty. View more info

Snake Fang Salad : Culinary Travails in China

By: Elms, Greg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Light Publications: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 019236

ISBN: 0646475800

Condition: Very Good


"From scorpion tails in Beijing to snke restaurants in Guangzhou, from the chilli-laden blowtorch heat of a Chongqing hot pot to a search for the elusive purple carrot in Xi'an, here is a story as bizarre as it is real, a contemporary picture of a nation increasingly intrinsic to Western life." View more info

Indigo Prints of China

By: Fei, Chai; Hsu Chen-peng, Cheng Shang-jen; Wu Shu-sheng

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1956

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 027825

ISBN: FA

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked and in excellent condtiion. D/W edgeworn, tanned, some water stains (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

My House Has Two Doors

By: Han Suyin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026864

ISBN: 0224017020

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, lovely illustrated endpapers, fore-edges with a couple of marks, D/W price-clipped (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). The fourth volume of Han Suyin's autobiography and history of China, covering the years from 1949 to 1979. View more info

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Iron Fists : branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State

By: Heller, Stephen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 025836

ISBN: 071486109X

Condition: As New


"The first illustrated survey of the propaganda graphics created by the totalitarian governments of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, the Soviet Union and Communist China. The iconogrpahjy produced by these regimes is universally recognised as their "brands" : the swastika and aggressirve typography of Hitler's Germany, Italy's streamlined Futurist posters and stylish Blackshirt uniforms, the stolid Socialist Realism of Stalin's USSR, and Mao's Little Red Book and porcelain figurines from the Cultural Revolution." View more info

Country Driving : Three Journeys Across a Changing China

By: Hesler, Peter

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 021250

ISBN: 1921656042

Condition: Very Good


Small bump to upper back spine fold. View more info

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Laying the Elegant Table: China, Faience, Porcelain, Majolica, Glassware, Flatware, Tureens, Platters, Trays, Centerpieces, Tea Sets

By: Heugel, Ines

Price: $55.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Rizzoli: 2006

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 026993

ISBN: 0847828441

Condition: Very Good


Superbly illustrated with line drawings and photographs, this book is as much for collectors as it is for the entertainer who wants to impress guests at the next dinner party. From art deco glassware to decorative fish knives, Sevres to Sheffield, it is all covered. Tiny mark to top right corner ffep ? where prev. price erased but otherwise a beautiful "gift quality"book. View more info

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China Airborne

By: James Fallows

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 2012

Edition: First/First Printing

Inscription: Insribed to PO By Author

Seller ID: 030083

ISBN: 0375422110

Condition: Very Good


"More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China." Inscribed to previous owner by author. View more info

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Teachers of the Inner Chambers: Women and Culture in Seventeenth-Century China

By: Ko, Dorothy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Stanford Univ Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 019538

ISBN: 0804723591

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread but previous poor storage has left significant creasing, especially lower back panel. Internally unmarked View more info

The Republic of China under Chiang Kai-Shek: Taiwan Today

By: Lumley, F. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 014821

ISBN: 0214203514

Condition: Very Good


Upper fore-edges sl. spotted, D/W spine sunned. No other apparent defects. View more info

A Biography of John Sung : Flame for God in the Far East

By: Lyall, Leslie T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, China Inland Mission: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017613

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine, sl. spotting to prelims and upper fore-edges; B & W frontis. D/W price-clipped, edgeworn, sl. loss to spine ends, spotting to back panel and verso. View more info

Lazy Man in China

By: Martin, Helene Chung

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australian National University, Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 008047

ISBN: 174076128

Condition: Very Good


Slight waviness to top edge of pps. 97-140 approx., not discoloured, no creasing to spine. View more info

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Ancestral Realms of the Naxi: Quentin Roosevelt's China

By: Mathieu, Christine; Ho, Cindy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rubin Museum of Art, New York, Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt, Stuttgart: 2011

Edition: Presume First Edition

Seller ID: 027058

ISBN: 3897903431

Condition: Nr. Fine


English language. A beautifully produced book with decorative yellow boards, unmarked, 200 pages inc. index. D/W with closed tear to lower front panel, repaired with tape to verso, tiny piece missing on edge (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). "This book offers a comprehensive introduction to Naxi art and culture through rare artifacts, many collected by Quentin Rooseveld - the grandson of the U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt - on this travels to China in 1939, and Joseph Rock, who lived among the Naxi from 1922 to 1949." View more info

The History of Imperial China

By: Nathaniel Harris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031047

ISBN: 060059422X

Condition: Nr. Fine


A beautifully produced, unmarked book with illustrated endpapersn wonderful photographs, 192 pps. View more info