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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967. x, 402 pages, very good hardcover in partly toned dustjacket with a small closed tear on the front panel. Harvard East Asian Series, 28. Includes substantial discussion of his anarchism.
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Chinese Free-Hand Flower Painting

by Wang, Fang-Chuen

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Published
1937
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$175.00

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Peiping: n.pub, 1937. 131p., hardcover, corners bumped, spine ends worn. Errata slip laid in. P. 122/123 toned form old newspaper clipping formerly laid in. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of paintings.
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Hangchow Itineraries

by Fitch, Robert

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Published
1929
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$150.00

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Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1929. 94p. plus preface and index, hardcover, third edition; folded maps very good, but some other pages have silverfish damage to edges, not reaching printed portion. Rear board has a portion of the plain brown paper covering torn away. Guide to the Hangzhou area, with suggested itineraries mapped out for the traveler.
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Early Ming Wares of Chingtechen

by Brankston, A.D.

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Published
1938
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$245.00

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Peking: Hneri Vetch, 1938. xvi, 102p., 45 black and white plates interspered through the text; cloth-covered boards lightly shelfworn, with some fading to the spine. Stated limitation of 650 copies. Discussion of the fine works produced in Jiangxi province at the famous site known in modern pinyin as Jingdezhen.
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image of China in the 16th Century: The Journals of Matthew Ricci 1583-1610, translated by Louis J. Gallagher, S. J.

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New York: Random House, 1953. xxii, 616p., hardcover in mildly edgeworn dust jacket. Front free endpaper has an old bookseller's label (Pellucidar, in Berkeley); otherwise very good. Important work on the Jesuit mission in China.
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No Chinese stranger; illustrated by Deng Ming-Dao

by Wong, Jade Snow

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Published
1975
ISBN
9780060147327
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$20.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1975. Hardcover. vxi, 366p., first printing, fore edges foxed else good condition in a worn price clipped dj. On the author's trip to China.
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L'Ouverture du Chemin

by Schwaller de Lubicz, Isha

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Published
undated reprint
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$35.00

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Paris: Aryana, undated reprint. Paperback. 376p., squat little softbound French-style: 7x5.5 inch plain printed buff wraps, neatly wrapped in translucent paper. Nearly as new! heads and tails of the sur-wrap are strengthened with short lengths of unobtrusive tape (not "repairs," we see no old or new damage at all), and there is a faint dot of smudge to… Read more
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image of Select Chinese Painting in the National Palace Museum /  Gu gong ming hua  故宮名畫 [Six volumes: 1, 6-10]

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Taibei: Palace Museum, 1966. Six volumes from the ten-volume set, approximately 11x15.75 inches; all in original slipcases, several of the slipcases mildly worn or bumped, generally very good; vol. 9 with a corner bumped. Volume 1 begins with paintings of the Tang; vol. 6 is on Yuan paintings, while the concluding volumes are on Ming and Qing paintings in… Read more
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image of Das Spruchgut K'ung-tsze's und Lao-tze's in gedanklicher Zusammenordnung

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Leipzig: Hinrichs, 1920. 244p., marbled boards with faded cloth spine, pages evenly toned, apparently a later rebinding.
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The Torah Scrolls of the Chinese Jews

by Pollak, Michael

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Published
1975
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$85.00

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Dallas: Bindwell Library, SMU Texas, 1975. 134p. hardcover, textblock edges foxed, mild shelfwear, inscribed by the author. Analysis of the Kaifeng scrolls.
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Schī-kīng. Das kanonische Liederbuch der chinesen

by von Strauss, Victor

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Published
1880
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Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1880. 528p., bound in later blue boards with leather spine, ownership stamp of Harvard professor Max Loehr; small bookseller's label at the end. On the Shi jing, an ancient Chinese anthology of poetry and songs.
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The California Outlook 1913, Vol. 9, No. 20, May 17, a progressive weekly

by Fischer, Will H., Managing Ed., Willard, C. D., Chester H. Rowell, Contributing Eds

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Published
1913
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Los Angeles: The California Outlook, 1913. Magazine. 20p. including covers, 10x12 inches, ads, photos, political cartoons, poetry, articles, news, features, humor, very small name label affixed to cover wrap and small light staining on cover wrap, mild toning generally but a heavy toning along the bottom and vertical edge of rear cover wrap, otherwise very good magazine in stapled… Read more
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Wang Pu de mo fan yu 王璞的模範語

by Wang Pu 王璞

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Published
1940
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Shanghai: Shangwu yinshuguan, 1940. 89p., slender paperback by the Republican-era linguist, rebound by the Harvard-Yenching Library, with the usual ex-library markings. Seventh printing.
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Zhongguo yin biao zi shu 中国音标字書

by Liu Menyang 刘孟揚

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Published
1957
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Beijing: Wen zi gai ge chu ban she, 1957. 24p., booklet bound in plain boards by the Harvard-Yenching Library, with the usual ex-library markings. An overview of the pinyin system of phonetic script used for representing Chinese.
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Golden inches, the China memoir of Grace Service

by Service, John S., editor

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Published
1989
ISBN
9780520066564
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. xxvi, 346p., hardcover in dustjacket, gift inscription on front endpaper, otherwise very good.
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Arts of Asia, 1972-2004 [46 issues]

by Nguyet, Tuyet, publisher & editor

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Published
2004
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Kowloon, Hong Kong: Arts of Asia Publications, 2004. Magazine. Forty six issues of the bimonthly magazine, spanning the period from Jul-Aug 1972 to Nov-Dec 2004. Various pagination, 9 x 12 inches, profusely illus., lightly worn. Issues include 1972 Jul-Aug, Sep-Oct, 1973 Mar-Apr, 1974 May-Jun, Nov-Dec, 1975 Jul-Aug, 1976 Jan-Feb, May-Jun, Jul-Aug, 1978 Sep-Oct, 1979 Mar-Apr, May-Jun, 1980 Mar-Apr, May-Jun,… Read more
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Da "Si ren bang" 打"四人帮" [Smash the "Gang of Four"] (poster)

by Wang Baoguang 王宝光

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Published
1978
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Tianjin: Renmin meishu chubanshe, 1978. 77x53 centimeter poster, mild creases from rolling. Depicts children attacking portraits of the recently deposed, so-called Gang of Four (Jiang Qing, Zhang Chunqiao, Yao Wenyuan, and Wang Hongwen).
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Ren sheng ge ji 仁聲歌集 [inscribed by the editor]

by Du Tingxiu 杜庭修

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Published
1934
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Nanjing: Ren sheng yin shu ju, 1934. 118p., hardcover, corners worn, covers toned; one fold-out page is split along the fold but both parts present. Collection of songs with musical notation. The editor, known in English as Theodore B. Tu, popularized Christian hymns in Chinese and is remembered as the translator of the English version of the national anthem… Read more
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Events in China

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Published
1966
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Moscow: Novosti Press Agency, 1966. 23p., staplebound booklet, mild wear, ownership signature. Translation of an article critical of the Cultural Revolution, originally published in Pravda.
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'United Nations' P.O.W's in Korea

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Published
1953
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Peking: Chinese People's Committee for World Peace, 1953. 92p. slender paperback, thoroughly illustrated, 8.5x10.25 inches, some corner wear, spine panel has some tears. Address of a Canadian communist publisher handwritten inside the rear cover. Arues that although Chinese and North Korean prisoners were treated horribly in UN POW camps during the Korean War, western POWs in North Korea had… Read more
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