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Geography of China

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Published
1972
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Peking: Foreign Language Press, 1972. Paperback. 44p., 7x5 inches; b&w illus., maps, small pen mark on front wrapper,
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Along the Yellow River

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Published
1975
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Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1975. 138p., paperback with minor shelfwear; color photos throughout. A celebration of post-Revolutionary China, visiting locations along the course of the river.
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image of The Struggle for Baltic Markets; Powers in Conflict 1558-1618

The Struggle for Baltic Markets; Powers in Conflict 1558-1618

by Attman, Arthur

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Published
1979
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£38.52

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Goteborg: Kungl. Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-Samhallet, 1979. Paperback. 232p., illustrated with one line map (very last leaf), text entirely in English, softbound in 9x6 inch plain printed (but rubricated) grey wraps (laid lines, nice stock), continental-style paperback with overlapping covers (a bit worn) and closed signatures (a former owner read all the way through and opened neatly, without a wrong… Read more
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image of Journey Through Landscape in Seventeenth-century Holland. The Haarlem Print Series and Dutch Identity

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University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994. Hardcover. xxiii, 169p., plus 162 appended plates (b&w, from 1 to 4 per page). Hardbound in 11.2x8.6 inch green buckram boards spine-titled gilt and enclosed in the glossy green dust jacket. Book is perfectly sound, clean and unmarked, while the dj is near-fine, just a little curl to the top margin.… Read more
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Junks and sampans of the Upper Yangtze

by Worcester, G.R.G.

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Published
1940
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£154.06

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Shanghai: Statistical Dept. of the Inspectorate General of Customs, 1940. 96p., 40 leaves of plates, front cover stained, interior textblock unmarked. The Maritime Customs. III, Miscellaneous series, no. 51. Detailed drawings accompany the text in this investigation of the specialized boats adapted to local needs and conditions.
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image of Historical Atlas of Canada; Canada's History Illustrated with Original Maps

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Vancouver / Seattle: Douglas & McIntyre / University of Washington Press, 2002. 272p., huge hardbound given fine-arts-book treatment, color reproductions throughout on glazed alkaline paper, bound in 14x10 inch black boards with silver-foil titling and enclosed in the dust jacket. A great copy, really as new: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. Find three citations of Inuit maps and map-makers.… Read more
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image of A Yankee on the Yangtze, Being a Narrative of a journey from Shanghai through the Central Kingdom to Burma

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1904. xv, 312p., hardcover, spine faded, presentation bookplate inside front cover; otherwise generally very good with some foxing. Profusely illustrated in black and white, with a fold-out map.
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£77.03
image of Covered Bridges of Chester County, Pennsylvania

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image of Migrants, Credit and Climate; The Gambian Groundnut Trade, 1834-1934

Migrants, Credit and Climate; The Gambian Groundnut Trade, 1834-1934

by Swindell, Kenneth and Alieu Jeng

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Published
2006
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9789004140592
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Leiden: Brill, 2006. Paperback. xxv, 261p., supplied with maps and tables, softbound in 9.5x6 inch colorphoto wraps; former owner has bent some twenty upper-corner tips as place-keeps, otherwise sound with just a little edgewear to covers, a clean copy with no writing in it.
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image of Sharing the Ganges; The politics and technology of river development

Sharing the Ganges; The politics and technology of river development

by Crow, Ben, with Alan Lindquist and David Wilson

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Published
1995
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9788170364306
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New Delhi: Sage Publications / Book Review Literary Trust, 1995. Hardcover. 272p., illustrated with numerous line maps, hardbound in 8.5x5.5 inch black cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. Very nice condition (pace slightly slipshod Indian binderywork): completely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Geologic Map of the Wilbur Springs Quadrangle, Colusa and Lake Counties, California [with two booklets] California Index to topographic and other Map Coverage [and] California Catalog of topographic and other Published Maps, Companion publication to the California Index [etc, as above]

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Washington DC: U.S. Geological Survey, 1971. Map, pamphlets. A fine large map in colors, 34.5x28 inches folded to mailing/handling size, 11.5x7 inches, along with two staplebound oblong pamphlets. The three related items together in a printed manila envelope, this envelope a little worn, the 3 items contained in it unmolested and fine. Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-538.
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A Sportsman's Guide to Improving Deer Habitat in California

by Kucera, Thomas E., Kenneth E. Mayer

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Published
1999
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Sacramento: State of California Department of Fish and Game, 1999. Paperback. 95p., color site and animal photography throughout, with line maps (spot-color enhanced) and pleasant vignette sketches. Softbound in glossy 9x6 inch colorphoto wraps, absolutely clean, sound, and unmarked, a very good copy.
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image of Manual of Canal Laws relating to the New York State Canals; with references to the decision of the courts, the canal board and the canal appraisers, and a chronological list of all the statutes of this state, of a public nature, relating to the canals, from 1791 to August, 1873. Together with the Canal Regulations, rules, forms, rates of toll, names of places, table of distances, etc., etc., now in force, as established by the Canal Board

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Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers, 1873. 473p., illustrated with tables only, the original textbock recently re-cased in quarter polished calf (leather backstrip and corner-tips) over marbled paper, with facsimile label titled in bronze. A good-looking job externally, but a little awkward to handle due to stiffness in the new hinges (and from within, the ragged hinge-gaps look crude).… Read more
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Glimpses of the Yangtze Gorges

by Plant, S Cornell

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Published
1926
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£96.29

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Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1926. xv, 86 pages, 28 unnumbered leaves of plates; hardcover, edges foxed, tiny fleck of white paint on spine, otherwise very good. Second printing. Black and white drawings by I.A. Donnelly. Gift inscription from "Harold" aboard the HMS Peterel in Chungking, 1933.
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image of Sacramento River and Tributaries, California; Debris Control. Letter from the Chief of Engineers, United States Army, transmitting Report [&c &c] with five illustrations [maps]

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34p., five large folded b&w line maps, in side-stapled 9x6 inch self-wraps. Cover (i.e., p.1) bears a faint rubberstamp (rec'd 1938) and some red-pencil librarianese. Good copy, and the maps appear entirely unmolested. Hydraulic mining messed up agricultural lands, riverine vocations, the look of the countryside. Markham recommends against federal involvement in the clean-up. 74th Congress 1st session, Document… Read more
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image of San Francisco Bay: The Urbanized Estuary. Investigations into the Natural History of San Francisco Bay and Delta; With Reverence to the Influence of Man

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San Francisco: Pacific Division/American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1979. Paperback. 493p., coated paperstock illustrated with charts, maps and diagrams; softbound in 10x7 inch decorated wraps. Mild external signs of wear, top edge has a couple light bumps, ownership name of [A. Starker] Leopold on cover (he was a Berkeley prof and environmentalist), good clean copy. Fifty-eighth annual… Read more
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image of Ninth Biennial Report of the Oregon State Highway Commission, Covering the period December 1, 1928, to September 30, 1930

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Salem OR: Oregon State Printing Department, 1930. 619p., illustrated with a folded map in colors and one in b&w, many vignette site photos, tables; sewn softbound in 9x6 inch grey printed wraps. An ex library copy with minimal accession marks (deaccessioned with mere strokes of black crayon) and removal of spine panel, this panel replaced with archival-grade tissue (a… Read more
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image of Chang Jiang wan li tu 長江萬里圖 / The Great Yangtze River

Chang Jiang wan li tu 長江萬里圖 / The Great Yangtze River

by Chang Dai-ch'ien [Zhang Daqian] 張大千

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Published
1968
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£173.32

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Taibei: Dongfang xuehui, 1968. Accordion-folded album, 20 panels unfolding out to a 30 foot long reproduction of Zhang's magnificent painting, 18x12.25 inches when folded. Last panel is mounted to the rear board, while the top cover is a loose board laid on top of the title panel, with cloth covering and title label on outside, publication information on the… Read more
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image of San Francisco Bay Sediments. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Sixth Pacific Science Congress

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[Honolulu]: Pacific Science Association, 1939. Pamphlet. pp.783-793, 6x9 inches, offprint pamphlet, a pencilled note states 1944, most probably an accession date, two line maps, rust around the staples, item opens rather stiffly, a good-only copy. Cover leaf bears a rubber-stamped "With compliments of Author." Underwater riverine troughs in the underwater valley that is SF Bay; Louderback's mollusk-tracing of shell… Read more
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image of Russian River, Dry Creek Basin, California; Letter from the Secretary of the Army Transmitting: A letter from the chief of engineers, Department of the Army, dated July 27, 1962, submitting a report, together with accompanying papers and illustrations, on an interim report on the Russian River, Dry Creek Basin, California, requested by a resolution of the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, adopted July 1, 1958

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Washington DC: GPO, 1962. xxxvii, 229p., text reproduced from typescript, illustrated with a number of line maps (some folded) and photoillustrations (poorly reproduced), softbound in 10x7.5 inch plain printed buff wraps. Covers somewhat grubby with handling soil and edgewear, entirely clean and sound within. A good copy. In brief, put "a dam and reservoir at the Warm Springs site,… Read more
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£23.11