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Confucius: The Great Digest and the Unwobbling Pivot

by Ezra Pound

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First Edition
Published
1951
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Hardcover
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New York: New Directions, 1951. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., dj - in a new mylar - has a separation along the fold of the front flap., else a very nice dj with only minute wear. book's front and rear gutters are darker from aged paste, minor impact. no other flaws. clean. no markings of any sort. strong binding.; 187pp.,… Read more about this item
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Analecta Husserliana: The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research Volume XVII: Phenomenology of Life in a Dialogue Between Chinese and Occidental Philosophy

by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Editor

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First Edition
Published
1984
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Hardcover
ISBN
9789027716200
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Dordrecht/Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Company/Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1984. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., lightly used copy. no ownership or text markings. no bumps, chips. sturdy binding.; english text.; xv-362pp., 25 essays by various contributors., yearbook volume 17.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Plant-Hunting in China

by E.H.M. Cox with Peter Cox

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First Edition Thus, a Reissue
Published
1986
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780195838343
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Hong Kong/Oxford/NY: Oxford University Press, 1986. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket. pink background of dj is sunned on spine, not the lettering though. exterior edges of textblock are slightly age-dulled. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, chips. tight binding.; xii-230pp., colour frontis plate. 24 b/w illustrations. 3 maps. originally published in 1945 with a subtitle,… Read more about this item
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Some Did it for Civilisation Some Did it for Their Country: A Revised View of the Boxer War

by Jane E. Elliott

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First Edition
Published
2002
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Hardcover
ISBN
9789622019737
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Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2002. hardcover in dust jacket., owner signature to front free endpaper. tiny smudge to bottom edge at corner. no other flaws. clean. no text or exterior markings. no bumps. no tears, chips, creases. strong binding.; english text., xliii-610pp.27 color plates. numerous b/w figures. re-examination of the boxer war.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine… Read more about this item
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Afghanistan

by Louis Dupree

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Early Printing
Published
1973
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780691030067
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1973. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. , clean. no writing or markings. no bumps. strong, solid binding.; xxiv-760pp., 103 b/w illustrations. 20 maps. 31 charts. 6 diagrams. exhaustive, encyclopedic history of the land, the people, cultures, politics through the coup of 1973. . Early Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more about this item
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State and Society in Early Medieval China

by Albert E. Dien, Ed.

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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1990
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780804717458
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Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1990. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., light yellow background of dj has sunned out on spine and upper margins. two minute, tiny indents to bottom edge of one board. else, clean, no markings, no bumps or tears. strong binding.; english text., viii-414pp., eleven essays and articles by various contributors. published in hong kong in 1990,… Read more about this item
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Emperor Huizong

by Patricia Buckley Ebrey

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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2014
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780674725256
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. tight binding. appears unused.; english text.; xxix-661pp., 52 maps, figures, color plates. detailed, exhaustive work on the song dynasty emperor.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Intoxicating Shanghai An Urban Montage: Art and Literature in Pictorial Magazines During Shanghai's Jazz Age

by Paul Bevan

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2020
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9789004428720
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Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2020. cloth, hard cover, illustrated boards., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps. tight binding. appears unused.; volume 44, brill china studies. english text.; xv-421pp., 37 illustrations, some color. the arts in shanghai of the 20s and 30s.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Sevruguin and the Persian Image: Photographs of Iran, 1870-1930

by Frederick N. Bohrer, Editor

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1999
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780295978451
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Washington DC and Seattle, WA: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution and the University of Washington Press, 1999. wrappers/folded card covers, as issued., only minor rubbing to exterior. no other flaws, clean, no writing or markings, strong sewn binding.; 124pp., 79 duotones. six essays by various contributors. catalogue, reference material. examines the career and times of antoin sevruguin, iranian photographer..… Read more about this item
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Essays in Idleness: The Tsurezuregusa of Kenko

by Kenko (Donald Keene, translator)

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No Edition Stated
Published
1967
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Paperback
ISBN
9780231083089
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1967. soft cover., minor exterior wear, one faint crease to rear cover. no other flaws. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps, tears. strong binding.; xxii-213pp., b/w illustrations. foreword by wm. theodore de bary. preface by translator donald keene. classic work of japanese literature.. No Edition Stated. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over… Read more about this item
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The Evolution of Highland Papua New Guinea Societies

by D.K. Feil

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1987
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780521334235
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Cambridge, U.K./NY: Cambridge University Press, 1987. hard cover, illustrated boards., only slight signs of use to exterior, no real flaws or noticeable wear. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps. tight binding.; not a pod or photo-copy.; xii-313pp., 6 illustrations, 2 maps. 5 tables.; out of print in hard cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/No Jacket, as Issued.… Read more about this item
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Modern China and Opium: A Reader

by Alan Baumler, Editor

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First Softcover Printing
Published
2001
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Paperback
ISBN
9780472067688
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Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001. soft cover., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings, no bumps, tears, creases. strong binding.; 190pp., contains 19 articles, writings from 19th and 20th century. writings from chinese and foreign publications.. First Softcover Printing. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Mosque Architecture of Pre-Mughal Bengal

by Syed Mahmudul Hasan

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Very Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition Revised
Published
1979
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Hardcover
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Bangladesh: University Press Limited, 1979. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., minor, slight wear to dj. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps. strong binding.; english text.; xxii--217pp., followed by unpaginated section of 43 b/w plates. 29 b/w illustrations in the text. including one folding map. first edition in 1971.. Second Edition Revised. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus.… Read more about this item
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Narcotic Culture: A History of Drugs in China

by Frank Dikotter, Lars Laamann, Zhou Xun

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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition /First Printing
Published
2004
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780226149059
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., dj flap has price-clip. only slightest evidence of use. no real flaws. clean. no writing, markings, labels. no chips, tears. tight binding.; english text.; xi-319pp., 20 b/w illustrations/photos. covers 1600-1950. detailed history. extensive notes and bibliography.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over… Read more about this item
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Sale's Brigade in Afghanistan, with an Account of the Seizure and Defence of Jellalabad

by Rev. G. R. Gleig, M. A.

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First Edition
Published
1846
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1846. hard cover, leather spine and corners over marbled boards. bears label of an american historical society on front pastedown. exterior worn yet mostly intact. first two endpapers detached though present. no markings to text or exterior. sound binding. no foxing. easily readable.; ix-182pp. for sale's brigade. followed by the campaigns of the british army at washington… Read more about this item
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Burton Brothers: Fotografen in Nieuw-Zeeland, 1866-1898/Photographers in New Zealand, 1866-1898

by Anneke Groeneveld, Paul Faber and Hardwicke Knight

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1987
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9789065790620
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Amsterdam/Rotterdam: Fragment Uitgeverij/Museum Voor Volkenkunde, 1987. soft cover original., no flaws or wear, clean, no markings. no bumps, tears or creases. strong sewn binding.; parallel text, dutch-english.; 88pp., over 75 photographs illustrated. examines the careers of two british brothers and the photographic business in late 19th century dunedin, new zealand.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. Large 8vo. Exhibition… Read more about this item
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Among the Gods: Scenes of India with Legends By the Way

by Augusta Klein

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1895
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Hardcover
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Edinburgh/London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1895. hard cover, blue-green cloth with textured designs and gilt lettering and decoration. some pages uncut, one or two have a short closed edge-tear from less successful opening of a page. one page shows a clipping ghost from an old newspaper cut-out article, long gone. exterior wear is almost non-existent limited to 2-3 minute spots.… Read more about this item
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Rysunki-Z-Wietnamu: Aleksandra Kobzdeja

by Aleksandra Kobzdeja, Wojciech Zukrowski

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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1955
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Hardcover
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Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Sztuka, 1955. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., other than closed edge-tear to dj back panel, shallow dj edge-wear. boards have little bumps, dings, but no internal echoes. all of dj is present and together. interesting polish inscription to front endpaper possibly dated, 1966. no other markings. strong binding. clean.; original polish text., 11pp. essay followed by 80… Read more about this item
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Japan: E. S. Morse Collection Photography

by Various Authors

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Used - Near Fine Plus
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Near Fine Plus
Edition
First Japanese Edition
Published
1983
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9784095630113
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Salem, MA: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 1983. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket with publisher's belly-band in removeable clear vinyl protector., only the slightest signs of use, negligible impact. no other flaws, clean, no writing or markings, strong binding.; japanese text with some english, including all captions.; 211pp., 300 photographs illustrated, many are color tinted. additional b/w photos at… Read more about this item
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The Siege in Peking: China Against the World. By an Eye Witness

by W. A. P. Martin

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Edition
Reprint Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780842013765
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Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1972. cloth, hardcover., very small, faint smudge mark to fore-edge. no other flaws, else clean, no writing or markings. strong binding, no bumps or wear.; first published in 1900, in new york. this edition is reproduced in facsimile here.; 190pp., multi-panel folding map bound-in. frontis photo of author. several other b/w illustrations. NOT any sort of… Read more about this item
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