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Da tong shu 大同書

by Kang Youwei 康有為

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2480
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£55.13

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San Francisco: Sai Gai Yat Bo, 2480. 2, 74, 6p., paperback, covers unevenly toned, interior clean; second printing. Text in Chinese. San Francisco edition of one of the major works by the Confucian reformist.
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San Francisco: Chinese Progressive Association, 1974. 8.5x14 inch flyer, printed one side, horizontal fold crease; the price for a dinner has been corrected in pen. Text in both English and Chinese. Announces a dinner with entertainment, hosted by the radical Chinatown group.
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£33.08
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San Francisco: SF Art Commission's Neighborhood Arts Program, 1974. 8.5x14 inch flyer, printed one side, horizontal fold crease. Text in both English and Chinese. Announces a community fair at the Stockton School gymnasium.
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£29.40
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The Knot Witch: Issue 2

by Held, Tracy; lettering by Cindy Held, special assistance by Yinssu Tsai

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Published
2002
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£12.50

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Berkeley: Shades of Green Comics, 2002. Pamphlet. 19p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good comic. Comic set in China in the Q'ing Dynasty. Chinese-American writer.
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New York: Committee on Wartime Planning for Chinese Students in the United States; China Institute in America, 1942. 109p., paperback journal, errata slip tipped in (originally pasted inside front cover with several spots of glue, now loose but still present). Very good. First issue of the journal, with a small English section; text otherwise in Chinese. Articles about wartime… Read more
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£183.75
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New York: NUWO; Mfg. by NG Slater, [197-]. 1.75 inch pin, very good, text in Chinese. NUWO was a front group of the RCP.
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£18.38
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San Francisco: Red Cross, Golden Gate Chapter, 1992. [15p.], booklet bound in rustic method with stick and twine; very good. Bilingual text. A celebration of the program linking newcomer youth with elders in the community.
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£14.70
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Story of Ivory

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Published
n.d.
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£22.05

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San Francisco: Canton Bazaar, n.d.. Six-panel brochure, 3.75x6 inches, mild handling wear. Advertising brochure discussing the types of ivory, how to recognize quality, etc, issued by a Chinatown shop located at 616 Grant Avenue. Undated, but there is a 1966 clipping from the comics page, "Ching Chow," laid in.
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San Francisco Express Times: vol.2, #10, March 11, 1969: SF Chinatown Fair 1969 Year of the Rooster

by Garson, Marvin, editor, R. Cobb, Driggs, Nina Serrano Landau, Gilbert V. Johnson, Stan Dupp, Brother Justice, Sandy Amoros, Bill Sarill, Greil Marcus, Marjorie Heins, Paul Glusman, Dave Lawsky, Sandy Darlington, et al.

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Published
1969
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£25.73

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San Francisco: The Trystero Company, 1969. Newspaper. 20p., folded tabloid underground newspaper, photos, comics, art, articles, reviews, news, local ads, very lightly toned else very good on newsprint. S.F.'s main political underground paper. Cover story on Chinatown with art by Driggs and poem by Landau. Back cover postern "A Song of Ouroboros" by Johnson. Inside: "Know Your Presidio" with… Read more
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image of Chang Foo or, the Latest Fashions in Religion, a Story of a Clever Chinaman in Search After Religious Truth

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Cincinnati: Standard Publishing Co, 1885. 313p., slender hardcover, mild scuffing to boards. Narrative of a Chinese seeker whose quest for religious truth leads him to the United States. Much of the text is devoted to lengthy debates between clergymen about the nature of baptism, etc.
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£58.80
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Mi chun shi ci 覓春詩詞

by Zhang, Wenzheng 張文政

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Published
2019
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Oakland, CA: the author, 2019. 141p. paperback, some soiling to rear cover, text in Chinese. Author's red chop stamped on title page, some smudging of the red ink on the outer textblock. Not yet in OCLC. Collection of poetry by the Chinese-American immigrant and long-time activist in the Revolutionary Communist Party.
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The Art of Chinese Theater

by Ho, Rick; photographer

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Published
2001
ISBN
4719869273222
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New York, 2001. Unpaginated hardcover, 10x10.25 inches, very good. Consists almost entirely of Ho's color photos of Beijing Opera performers getting made up and performing in New York.
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A systematized collection of Chenian booklets nos. 101-149 [seven volumes]

by Chen, C.M.; Lin Yutang; Shu-Hui Wan

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Published
1993
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El Cerrito, CA: Dr. Yutang Lin, 1993. Set of seven paperback volumes reprinting booklets authored by the Berkeley-based Buddhist yogi. Very good.
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image of Asian / Pacific Islander / Cultural Strengths_Stresses.  Chinese in America. Chinese text: John How. English Text: Sue Lim Yee [and Frank S. Yee]

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Oakland: Asian Community Mental Health Services, 1981. Pamphlet. 11p., illustrated with b&w community snapshots, large oblong pamphlet in 10.5x8 inch decorated wraps. Crimped with back-cover creasings but sound enough for easy handling, clean and unmarked, a good to very good copy. FYI - The extensive Chinese text may draw out material on "Pacific Islanders," however there is none here… Read more
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£11.03
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Asian American Literature, An Annotated Bibliography

by Cheung, King-Kok [and] Stan Yogi, compilers

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780873529617
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£11.03

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New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1988. Paperback. x, 276p., softbound in 9x6 inch plain printed glossy grey wraps, spine panel is sunned to pale green but remains legible, entirely sound copy that is clean and unmarked within. Author Cheung right off the bat distinguishes his theory of inclusion from Frank Chin's, see p.1 of Preface;… Read more
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Chinese Digest. Vol. IV No. IX (September 1938)

by Hoy, William, ed

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Published
1938
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San Francisco: Chinese Digest, 1938. 19p., staplebound wraps, 8x11 inches, very good; many B&W photos. Chinatown-based magazine with much local community news, articles about Japan's invasion of China, Chinese American sports, and more. Cover photo of UC Berkeley student Ruby Foo, taken by Wallace Fong.
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Chinese Digest. Vol. V No. 1 (January 1939)

by Hoy, William, ed

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Published
1939
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San Francisco: Chinese Digest, 1939. 19p., staplebound wraps, 8x11 inches, corner crease at upper right; many B&W photos. Chinatown-based magazine with much local community news, articles about Japan's invasion of China, Chinese American sports, and more. Cover photo by Wallace Fong shows an old Chinese temple near San Jose.
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Yinquan sui bi 銀泉隨筆 (Vol. 2 only)

by Xiao Qingyun 蕭慶雲 (C.Y. Hsiao)

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Published
1984
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£22.05

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n.p., 1984. 289p., paperback, very good, with later gift inscription in Chinese. Text mostly in Chinese, with substantial English. Collected writings by and about Hsiao, a former transit official in Republican China who received the Medal of Freedom during the Truman administration. Several items in the collection are related to his son's efforts to get a replacement for the… Read more
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Fengren shi hua 風人詩話

by Shen Dafu 沈達夫 (Ta Fu Shen)

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Published
1997
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Sacramento: the author, 1997. 116p. paperback, very good, text in Chinese. Poetry by the immigrant auhtor from Shaoxing.
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Yi lü shu huai 驛旅抒懷

by Li Guoxing 李國雄; 覺虹 (Kwok Hung Lee)

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Published
2004
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Taishan: Jin li da yin shua bao zhuang you xian gong si, 2004. 195p., very good hardcover, text in Chinese. Inscribed by the author. Collection of poems by the Toisanese immigrant then living in Oakland, with numerous photos - including the author posing at such events as a San Francisco conference on the literature of the Chinese diaspora. … Read more
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