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Tales from Peking Opera
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Tales from Peking Opera

By Shang, Huang

Beijing. Beijing: New World Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1985. 1st Printing. Softcover. Glossy paper covers are a bit rubbed. . 20 tales, wonderfully illustrated by Ma De in the Chinese manner. This is mass market paperback size, but with high quality covers, paper, and production values. In English. A beautiful copy of the first printing. . Trade PB. 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall. 232 pages. U1 .

$25.00

Chinese Fiction from Taiwan: Critical Perspectives
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Chinese Fiction from Taiwan: Critical Perspectives

By Faurot, Jeannette L.

Bloomington. Bloomington: Indiana U. Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1980. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Jacket is rubbed, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Page ends of book are slightly spotted, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Literary criticism of Chinese fiction originating from Taiwan since World War Two. Fifteen scholarly papers, Glossary, Index. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 272 pages. M4 .

$35.00

East Meets West:  The Jesuits in China, 1582-1773
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East Meets West: The Jesuits in China, 1582-1773

By Ronan, Charles E. & Bonnie B. C. Oh, Eds.

Chicago. Chicago: Loyola University Press. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1988. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book has no defects; jacket has three or four very small tears, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book is bound in lovely pale green cloth with red titles. . Nine scholarly papers treating aspects of the general topic. Glossary, bibliography, index, illustrations. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 332 pages. L4 .

$55.00

Water Margin (2 Volumes in One)
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Water Margin (2 Volumes in One)

By Nai-An, Shih

Paragon Book Gallery,ltd.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. Very faint name and address stamp of former owner to top page ends, slight rubbing to extremities of boards, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A Chinese classic. This copy includes Volumes One and Two in one physical volume. Bound in red cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. Translated by J. H. Jackson, text is in English. "Unaltered and unabridged" from the original Commercial Press edition. A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 917 pages. D2 .

$50.00

Major Lyricists of the Northern Sung, A. D. 960-1126
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Major Lyricists of the Northern Sung, A. D. 960-1126

By Liu, James J. Y

Princeton University Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Extremities and spine of green cloth covers are lightly rubbed, no other defects. Contents are excellent, pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Lacking the dust jacket. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 215 pages. D1 .

$30.00

An Index to the Literature of Chinese Archaeology (1949 - 1966) : a  Bibliography
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An Index to the Literature of Chinese Archaeology (1949 - 1966) : a Bibliography

By Institute Of Archaeology, Chinese Academy Of Social Code

Institute of Archaeology. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. Dust jacket is rubbed withlight edgewear, book and jacket are bumped at head of spine, no other defects. . Contents are entirely in the Chinese language. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 372 pages. C7 .

$60.00

Chinese Poetic Writing: with an Anthology of T'Ang Poetry
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Chinese Poetic Writing: with an Anthology of T'Ang Poetry

By Cheng, Francois

Bloomington. Bloomington: Indiana Univ Pr. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Faint vertical crease to spine, lacking dust jacket. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Text is translated from the French. The poetry is given in the original Chinese and in its English translation. Scarce. . Studies in Chinese Literature and Society Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 225 pages. T2 .

$205.00

Kuei Hsing: a Repository of Asian Literature in Translation
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Kuei Hsing: a Repository of Asian Literature in Translation

By Liu, Wu-Chi, et al, Eds.

Bloomington. Bloomington: Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. No dust jacket. . Twelve authors are represented: eight Chinese, two Japanese, one Mongolian, and one Tibetan. Texts have been translated to in English. . Indiana University East Asian series Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 176 pages. S5 .

$35.00

Utilitarian Confucianism: Ch'en Liang's Challenge to Chu Hsi
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Utilitarian Confucianism: Ch'en Liang's Challenge to Chu Hsi

By Tillman, Hoyt Cleveland

Harvard University Asia Center. Fine with no dust jacket. 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth covers with bright gilt titles and Chinese characters to spine and front cover. No defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Harvard East Asian Monographs Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 304 pages. S4 .

$25.00

Blooming and Contending: Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era
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Blooming and Contending: Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era

By Duke, Micheal S.

Indiana Univ Pr. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is a little soiled, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Top page ends of book are very slightly spotted, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Literary analysis of how Chinese literature has changed, Post-Mao. . Studies in Chinese Literature & Society Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 291 pages. S1 .

$20.00

After Mao: Chinese Literature and Society 1978-1981
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After Mao: Chinese Literature and Society 1978-1981

By Kinkley, Jeffrey C. , Ed.

Cambridge. Cambridge: Council On East Asian Studies, Harvard U.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1985. 1st Edition. Softcover. Spine creasing, light spotting to top page ends. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . Analyzes " ... The diversity and the new literary forms that burst forth in the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution. ". Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 345 pages. G6 .

$21.50

The Fox Cat Substituted for the Crown Prince:  A Peking Opera Set in the  Song Dynesty
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The Fox Cat Substituted for the Crown Prince: A Peking Opera Set in the Song Dynesty

By Chang, Donald K. / Mitchell, John D. , Trans.

Midland, MI. Midland, MI: Northwood Institute Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1985. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Softcover. Spine is mildly creased, top page ends are lightly spotted. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Book has the original Chinese on the verso of pages, English translation on facing pages. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 429 pages. G2 .

$16.50

On the People's Democratic Dictatorship
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On the People's Democratic Dictatorship

By Li, Tien-Yi, Ed. [Mao Tse-Tung]

New Haven. New Haven: Far Eastern Publications, Yale Univ.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1968. 8th Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover book with red boards, tiny hole in the paper adjacent to the backstrip; backstrip beginning to chip. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . This is a language training book, based on this publication from Chairman Mao, which lays out his future agenda for China. Book is in the Chinese language, with instructional notes, vocabulary, romanization tables, and parts of speech in English and Chinese. Mirror Series C, No. 5. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. F1 .

$20.00

The World of K'Ung Shang-Jen:  A Man of Letters in Early Ch'ing China
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The World of K'Ung Shang-Jen: A Man of Letters in Early Ch'ing China

By Strassberg, Richard E.

NY. NY: Columbia U Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1983. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket is a little rubbed, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Biography, life and times of a major 17th century Chinese poet, playwright, scholar and art connoisseur. Includes glossary-index, bibliography, notes. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 456 pages. T5 .

$25.00