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Chinese Theatre. Limited edition

By: ZUCKER, A.E.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Co, Boston, 1925,:

Seller ID: 23716


ZUCKER, A.E. The Chinese Theatre. With Illustrations. Bos.: Little, Brown, and Co., (November) 1925. First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xvi,(2),3-234,(2),frontis + 19 leaves of plates. 8vo, mustard cloth. Limited to 750 numbered copies. Spine and top edge of cloth browned, front hinge cracked, lacking ffep,else vg. No.673 of 750. 350.00 View more info

Chinese Traditional Historiography. 2nd pr in dj

By: GARDNER, Charles S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1961,:

Seller ID: 59640


GARDNER, Charles S. Chinese Traditional Historiography. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961. Second Printing. Pp. 124. 8vo, black cloth, gilt titles to spine. Owner's name inked to ffep, else vg in dj (sticker ghosts tofront and rear). 30.00 View more info

Chinese Warlord : The Career of Feng Yu-hsiang. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: SHERIDAN, James E. YU-HSIANG, Feng. YUXIANG, Feng.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press, Stanford, California, 1966,:

Seller ID: 114563


SHERIDAN, James E. Chinese Warlord : The Career of Feng Yu-hsiang. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, (1966). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(4),[1]-386, + 4 p. of black and white photos. 8vo, mustard yellow cloth with black lettering to spine. Feng Yuxiang, b. November 6, 1882 (Chaohu); d. September 1, 1948 in a fire aboard the ship Pobeda, in the Black Sea. "A few years after the establishment of the Chinese republic in 1912, the authority of the central government disintegrated, and real control of the country came to be divided among independent military leaders, each a... View more info

Chinese Women : Yesterday and Today. in dustjacket.

By: AYSCOUGH, Florence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1937,:

Seller ID: 75286


AYSCOUGH, Florence. Chinese Women : Yesterday and Today. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, (1937). Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-324,(2), frontis., + 1 plate, including numerous textual illustrations. Illustrations. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettered black title blocks to front and spine. Some edgewear, faint marginal browning, else very good in rubbed, hinge-worn, chipped, price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Civilizing Mission : Exact Sciences and French Overseas Expansion, 1830-1940. no dj.

By: PYENSON, Lewis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 1993, ISBN:0801844215:

Seller ID: 78040


PYENSON, Lewis. Civilizing Mission : Exact Sciences and French Overseas Expansion, 1830-1940 . Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1993). Pp. (8),ix-xxi,(1),1-377,(1). Endpapers illustrated in colour. 8vo, green cloth spine with black cloth boards, gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Mafia, Crucifix, and Epee; 2. Geophysics, the Military Establishment, and Overseas Expansion; 3. The Indochinese Gesture; 4. Algeria: The Overseas Projection of Metropolitan Terrain; 5. Tunisia and Morocco: The Antebellum Satrapies; 6. China: Missionaries to the Middle Kingdom; 7. Lebanon a... View more info

Clipper Challenge. ill. stapled cards

By: China Clipper Society)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: China Clippers Society, 1982,:

Seller ID: 52602


(China Clipper Society). Clipper Challenge. [L.: The Society], 1982. Pp 30.Illustrated with maps, photos, and drawings. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. "At noon on 6th July 1982, two Square-rigged sailing ships pass un der London's Tower Bridge on the first state of a unique Round Britain race." -from the text. Covers soiled, ow vg. 8.00 View more info

Clue of the New Pin.

By: WALLACE, Edgar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London , 1954,:

Seller ID: 87546


WALLACE, Edgar. The Clue of the New Pin. (London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1954). Reset Edition. Pp [1]-192. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. In theYellow Jackets series. “Jesse Trasmere's much-guarded mansion, with its my sterious vault, contained many odd things – a lacquered box from China, a famous actress's jewels, and a tiny new pin. It was this last which was to reveal the secret of one of the strangest murders ever committed.” Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays... View more info

Cobalt - The Town with a Silver Lining.

By: BROWN, L. Carson. Canadian Geographical Journal, Volume 67, No. 1, July 1963

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa , 1963,:

Seller ID: 81070


BROWN, L. Carson. “Cobalt – The Town with a Silver Lining.” An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Volume LXVII, No. 1, July 1963, pp. 2-13 (19 photographs and one map). Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1963. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-36,v-xi,(1) including wrappers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Other articles : Trygve Ringereide's “Communications Satellites: The New Revolution in Communications” (pp. 14-21); Pradyumna P. Karan's “The Kingdom of Nepal: Where India Meets China” (pp. 22-31); Edward I. Wood's “Fountains Here and There” (pp... View more info

Code-Mixing and Code Choice : A Hong Kong Case Study. Multilingual Matters 27

By: GIBBONS, John.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia , 1987, ISBN:0905028651:

Seller ID: 98759


GIBBONS, John. Code-Mixing and Code Choice : A Hong Kong Case Study. Multilingual Matters 27. Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd,(1987). Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-173,(1). Tables. Figures. Index. 8vo, pale blue ca rd covers, lettered in white. Contents : Preface: Sociolinguistics and HongKong. 1. The language situation in Hong Kong. 2. The sociology of language approach. 3. A description of salient linguistic characteristics of "mix." 4. An ethnographic approach. 5. A secular linguistic approach. 6. A social -psychological matched guise approach. 7. Speculative conclusions. ... View more info

Codeswitching in University English-medium Classes : Asian Perspectives

By: BARNARD, Roger and James McLELLAN, (eds.) New Perspectives on Language and Education; 36

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters , 2014, ISBN:1783090898:

Seller ID: 106470


BARNARD, Roger and James McLELLAN, (eds.). Codeswitching in University English-medium Classes : Asian Perspectives. Bristol : Multilingual Matters, (2014). Pp (4),v-xv,(1),1- 224. 8vo, red cardcovers. No.36 in the New Perspectives on Language and Education series. "In the complex, multilingual societies of the 21st century, codeswitching is an everyday occurrence, and yet the use of students' first language in the English language classroom has been consistently discouraged by teachers and educational policy-makers. This volume begins by examining current theoretical work on codeswitching ... View more info

Collection of Papers of the International Symposium on Non-traditional Security: Challenges and Responses, Beijing, China June 22-23, 2005.

By: China Institute for International Strategic Studies

Price: $35.00

Publisher: China Institute for International Strategic Studies, Hotung Institute for International Relations, 2005,:

Seller ID: 81416


(China Institute for International Strategic Studies). A Collection of Papers of the International Symposium on Non-traditional Security: Challenges and Responses, Beijing, China June 22-23, 2005. N.pl.: China Institute for International Strategic Studies, Hotung Institute for International Relations, n.d. [2005]. Pp (8),1-405,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, olive green card covers, blue spine. The first 156 pages are in Chinese, the rest in English. Verygood. 35.00 View more info

Collection of Papers of the International Symposium on Sino-U.S.-European Relations in the New Century. 18-20 November, 2003, Beijing.

By: China Institute for International Strategic Studies

Price: $40.00

Publisher: China Institute for International Strategic Studies / Hotung Institute for International Relations, 2003,:

Seller ID: 91842


(China Institute for International Strategic Studies). A Collection of Papers of the International Symposium on Sino-U.S.-European Relations in the New Century. 18-20 November, 2003, Beijing. N.pl.: China Institute for International Strategic Studies / Hotung Institute for International Relations, 2003. Pp 1-215,(6),+ 6 pp plates. 8vo, pale purple card covers, blue spine. Didided into four sections : Sino-US-Europe Trilateral Relations; Sino-US Relations; Sino-Europe Relations; US-Europe Relations. Creased, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Colonel Sun : A James Bond Adventure. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley). MARKHAM, Robert [pseud.] MARKHAM, Robert

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 9894


(AMIS, Kingsley). MARKHAM, Robert [pseud.]. Colonel Sun : A James Bond Adventure. London : Jonathan Cape, (1968). First Edition. Pp (8),9-255,(1). Mapend-papers. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist. II: A28. "Lunch at Scott's, a quiet game of golf, a routine social call on his chief M, convalescing in his Regency house in Berkshire - the life of secret agent James Bond has begun to fall into a pattern tha t threatens complacency … until the sunny afternoon when M is kidnapped andhis house staff savagely murdered.The action ricochets across the glo... View more info

Colonial Clippers. 1st US ed. in dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston, 1921,:

Seller ID: 96501


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Colonial Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, (1921) First American Edition. Printed in Gl asgow. Pp (6),vii-xv,1-433,(3), frontispiece + many plates and plans. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth,gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g.. Parts : 1. The Emigrant Ships; 2. The Wool Clippers; 3. The Iron Clippers; 4. The New ZealandTrade. With appendices. "This book is divided into four parts. The first p art describes the great wooden clippers of the Black Ball, White Star, Eagle and other Lines, which carried the emigrants from Liverpool to Austra... View more info

Colonial Clippers. New ed. 3rd pr. in dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1968,:

Seller ID: 77762


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Colonial Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1968). New Edition, Third Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xvi,1-384, frontis., 56 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, navy cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. "This book is divided into four parts. The first part describes the great wooden clippers of the Black Ball, White Star, Eagle and other Lines, which carried the emigrants from Liverpool to Australia in the time of the Gold Rush, when all the world was taking ship to Eldorado under the Southern ... View more info

Colour Atlas of Chinese Traditional Drugs. Vol. 1

By: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE CONTROL OF PHARMACEUTICAL & BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Science Press, Beijing, 1989, ISBN:7030016165:

Seller ID: 92729


NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE CONTROL OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (ed.). Colour Atlas of Chinese Traditional Drugs. Vol. I. (Beijing) : Science Press, (1989). Second Printing. Pp (12),[1]-300. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “This Volume includes 150 monographs, each deals principally with one drug. Because certain drugs are derived from two or more plants, or animals, and because there arealso cases where one plant produces two or more drugs due to the different organs used, the total number of of drugs collected in this volume amount... View more info

Commission in Chinese Waters

By: JACKSON, Peter T.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: G. Bell and Sons, London, 1938,:

Seller ID: 65538


JACKSON, Peter T. Commission in Chinese Waters . Life on the Lower Deck. L.: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1938. Pp. (i)-xi,[1],1-294,[6], frontis., + 15 p.of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spine. The author's acc ount of his time spent in the Royal Navy as a low-ranking member on board acruiser, a perspective of which there is far less written about; showing t he lives of the "everyman" seaman that is often neglected in writings by captains and admirals. Contents: 1. Trooping, 2. We Are Off, 3. Eastward Ho!,4. East of Suez, 5. We Commission, 6. Pirates Again, 7. Stanley and... View more info

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Commission in Chinese Waters: Life on the Lower Deck. no dj.

By: JACKSON, Peter t

Price: $95.00

Publisher: G. Bell & Sons, 1938,:

Seller ID: 32232


JACKSON, Peter T. Commission in Chinese Waters: Life on the Lower Deck. L: G. Bell & Sons, 1938. Pp 294. Frontis. 15 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. A ratings-eye-view of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, as viewed in the course of a long cruise from Britain to China. Very slightly rubbed, edges specked, else vg. Scarce. 95.00 View more info

Commissioner Lin and the Opium War. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CHANG, Hsin-pao Harvard East Asian Series, 18

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964,:

Seller ID: 113086


CHANG, Hsin-pao. Commissioner Lin and the Opium War. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 1964. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[1]-319,(1), frontispiece. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to mspine. Harvard East Asian Series, 18. "An ominous sense of inevitability hovered over Canton in the last days of 1839; war between the Chinese and the British was expected, for both sides had long felt the tensions arising from increased contact between an ever-expanding commercial system and a stagnant culture. The Opium War of 1840-1842 inaugurated China's modern cent... View more info

Commodore Anson's Voyage into the South Seas and Around the World. First Edition.

By: SOMERVILLE, Boyle, Vice-Admiral. ANSON, George, Commodore).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 104716


(ANSON, George, Commodore). SOMERVILLE, Boyle, Vice-Admiral. Commodore Anson's Voyage into the South Seas and Around the World. London & Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd., (1934). First Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xvii,(1),1-317,(1),portrait frontispiece, + 8 leaves of black and white plates and 6 leaves o f maps. Illustrated. Coloured map endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with giltlettering to spine, gilt device to front board. Admiral George Anson (b. A pril 23, 1697, Staffordshire - d. June 6, 1762, Moor Park, Hertfordshire). Contents: 1. England to Madeira; 2. From Madeira to Santa Catharina, Brazil... View more info