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image of American Red Cross celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Youth for Chinatown Elderly Program

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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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image of The Chinese in Western Samoa, 1875-1985: The dragon came from afar

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Apia: Western Samoa Historical and Cultural Trust, 1986. 112p., paperback, very good with minor shelfwear. Includes black and white photos and facsimiles of documents. The subtitle comes from the inscription on a Chinese laborer's gravestone, "Long lai qian li.
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$45.00
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Story of Ivory

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Published
n.d.
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$30.00

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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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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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image of San Francisco Express Times: vol.2, #10, March 11, 1969: SF Chinatown Fair 1969 Year of the Rooster

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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$35.00

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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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$80.00
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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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$25.00

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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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$25.00

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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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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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$15.00

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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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image of Chinese Digest. Vol. IV No. IX (September 1938)

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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image of Chinese Digest. Vol. V No. 1 (January 1939)

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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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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image of Rickshaw Jamboree. Portland Civic Auditorium, May 1, 2, and 3, 1947

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Portland, OR: Victor Ying Lee Post 147, American Legion, 1947. [20p.], staplebound booklet, very good. Program for a musical comedy variety show, put on by an American Legion post that was named after a Chinese American soldier from Portland who died in WW II. The production manager was Edgar E. Lee. Although most of the cast appears to have… Read more
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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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A Chinese woman artist: Wei Lin

by Wei Lin 魏琳

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Published
1993
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[Shandong province]: Shandong xinwen chuban ju, 1993. 21p., staplebound wraps, very good. Illustrated in color and black and white. One of 200 copies printed. Bilingual text. Published in the year the artist immigrated to the United States; she became the director and instructor of the Asian Arts Studio.
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Experiences of Passage: The Paintings of Yun Gee & Li-lan

by Brodsky, Joyce

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Published
2008
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9780295987750
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Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008. Hardcover. 227p., 8.5x10.75 in, dj slightly worn, else very good condition. "In this generously illustrated volume, distinguished teacher, author, and critic Joyce Brodsky brings together works by the expatriate Chinese painter Yun Gee and his Chinese American daughter, Li-lan, exploring connections between these artists' lives and paintings." - dj flap.
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image of Quan Mei Taishan Ningyang hui guan di san xi ken qin dai biao da hui te kan  全美台山寧陽會館第三席懇親代表大會特刊

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San Francisco: Hoy Sun Ning Yung Benevolent Association, 1980. 80p., slender paperback, 8.5x11 inches, text in Chinese, mild foxing and handling. Booklet for the third national meeting of the association, bringing together people who traced their ancestry to the Ningyang (Ning Yung) area of Taishan, in Guangdong province. Includes many black and white photos.
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$40.00