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Communist Chinese Air Power. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BUESCHEL, Richard M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, New York / Washington / London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 113566


BUESCHEL, Richard M. Communist Chinese Air Power. New York / Washington / London : Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, (1968). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii,(4),3-238,+ 32 pp plates. Index. 8vo, olve green cloth spine, lettered in gilt, red paper-covered boards. "The Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF), which started in the 1930's with one patched-up Douglas 0-2 MC 4 aircraft that could not get off the ground, is now one of the world's major air forces. Yet little is known of its extremely rapid development and its present strength. This first history of Communist China's air... View more info

Communist's Daughter. proof.

By: BOCK, Dennis BETHUNE, Norman)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, Toronto, 2006,:

Seller ID: 75401


BOCK, Dennis. The Communist's Daughter . (Toronto): HarperCollins Publishers, (2006). Uncorrected Proof. Pp. (12),[1]-322,(2). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. The Canadian author's second novel, depicting Norman Bethune's adventures in China in the late 1930s. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Complete Dinner Party. 2 vols in slipcase

By: CHICAGO, Judy HILL, Susan CHICAGO, Judy

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1979, ISBN:0385145675:

Seller ID: 62241


CHICAGO, Judy. The Complete Dinner Party. Needlework background by Susan Hill. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1979 (Vol. II 1980). In Two Volumes. Vol. I: The Dinner Party: a symbol of our heritage; Vol. II. Embroidering Our Heritage: The Dinner Party Needlework. Pp. 255; 287. Illustrated by the author. With 87 colour and a large number of black & white plates throughout. 4to, black ill. card covers in black slipcase. An overview of women in art as told through the author's painting of china plates . Two inch chip to the midspine of Vol. II, light edgewear, else vg in worn slipcase. ... View more info

Completed Field Notes : The Long Poems of Robert Kroetsch. First Edition, paperback.

By: KROETSCH, Robert. Modern Canadian Poets series.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0771045069:

Seller ID: 105637


KROETSCH, Robert. Completed Field Notes : The Long Poems of Robert Kroetsch. (Toronto): McClelland & Stewart, (1989). First Printing. Pp. (10),1-270,(8). 8vo, illustrated white and grey card covers with white, grey, and greenlettering to front cover, white and green lettering to spine. A volume in The Modern Canadian Poets series. "'The Completed Field Notes' is a landmark volume which collects the long poem of Robert Kroetsch, a writer recognized as one of the most innovative and influential in Canada. In his illuminating Author's Note at the back of the book, Robert Kroetsch vsays of his... View more info

Confessions of an Eastern Shame Girl. Limited Edition

By: DeMORANT, George Soulie AVOND, Marcel.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: 0,:

Seller ID: 34436


DeMORANT, George Soulie. Confessions of an Eastern Shame Girl. Illustrations by Marcel Avond. Paris: The Press, [n.d.]. Pp 183. 8vo, printed card covers. Edition limited to 1000 copies. Heavily rubbed, nicks to spine, covers soiled, remains of price sticker, owner's signature, else g. 38.00 View more info

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Conquerors and Rulers : Social Forces in Medieval China. 2nd ed

By: EBERHARD, Wolfram

Price: $50.00

Publisher: E.J. Brill, 1965,:

Seller ID: 58578


EBERHARD, Wolfram. Conquerors and Rulers : Social Forces in Medieval China.Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1965. Second Revised Edition. Pp. 191. 8vo, beige clot h, red titles to front and spine, top edge red One or two smal smudges to the cloth, owner's name inked to ffep, expunged from top edge with black marker, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Conquest of the Ocean : The Illustrated History of Seafaring. First Printing in dustjacket

By: LAVERY, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DK Publishing, New York, 2013, ISBN:9781465408419:

Seller ID: 111530


LAVERY, Brian. The Conquest of the Ocean : The Illustrated History of Seafaring. (New York) : DK Publishing, (2013). First American Printing. Pp (7),8-400. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, white cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Brian Lavery MA, (b. July 18, 1945, Scotland) is a British naval historian, author, and Curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. "For many years, the oceans that cover most of our planet were considered unimportant - eve as late as the 19th century the naturalist Charles Darwin dismissed them as "a tedious waste, a desert of wate... View more info

Consolidation of the South China Frontier. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MOSELEY, George V.H., III

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, 1973, ISBN:0520021029:

Seller ID: 113275


MOSELEY, George V.H., III. The Consolidation of the South China Frontier. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London : University of California Press, 1973. First Edition. Pp (10),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-192,(2). Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, glt lettering to spine. "The People's Republic of China embraces many minoriry peoples in addition to the predominant Han Chinese. Their concentration in the border regions of the country is such that they were formerly referred to as "frontier peoples." Whatever their appellation, they have constituteda veritable ethnic screen around the great agglomerations of Ha... View more info

Contemporary China. in dj

By: China)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canadian Institute of International Affairs, 1968,:

Seller ID: 58554


(China). Contemporary China. Papers presented at the University of Guelph Conference, April 1968. Toronto: Canadian Institute of International Affairs, (1968). Pp. 138. 8vo, blue cloth, black titles to spine. Contributors andpapers presented at the conference: Paul Lin's "Historical Perspective on Contemporary China"; Ray Wylie's "Personal Notes on the Cultural Revolution"; F. Hung's "The Prospects for China"; E. Stuart Kirby's "Trade and Development of Mainland China"; Kayser Sung's "China's Shadow over Hong Kong"; C.H.G. Oldham's "Science and techn... View more info

Conversations in Bloomsbury.

By: ANAND, Mulk Raj.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wildwood House, London, 1981, ISBN:0704530619:

Seller ID: 99796


ANAND, Mulk Raj. Conversations in Bloomsbury. London : Wildwood House, (1981). First British Edition, from the New Delhi sheets. Pp. (4),[5]-159,(1). With errata sheet tipped in at rear. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is an hitherto unpublished collection of conversations that Mulk Raj Anand, one of the leading novelists of India, had with the avant garde writers of the twenties including E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley and T.S. Eliot. The talks with literary men and women in the bookshops, pubs, cafes and at sherry parties thrown new lig... View more info

Cooperative Security in Northeast Asia : A China - Japan - South Korea Coalition Approach. First Edition, paperback

By: BEAN, R. Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Defence University Press, Washington, D.C., 1990,:

Seller ID: 115850


BEAN, R. Mark. Cooperative Security in Northeast Asia : A China - Japan - South Korea Coalition Approach. Washington, D.C.: National Defence University Press, (July) 1990. First Printing. Pp (8),ix-xiv,(2),3-198,(4). Map. 8vo, map-illustrated pink cardcovers, lettered in green. Contents : Foreword. Preface. 1.The Changing Security Environment. 2. The Emerging Triangle : China - Japan - South Korea. - Ancient Legacy: Cultural Bonds and Conflicts; - Modem History: Responses to the West; - Current Conditions. 3. Toward a Stronger Triangle. - Economic Interdependence; - Common Political Aspiration... View more info

Country Life in South China : The Sociology of Familism, Vol. I

By: KULP, Daniel Harrison, II

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ch'eng-Wen Publishing Company, Taipei , 1966,:

Seller ID: 59994


KULP, Daniel Harrison, II. Country Life in South China : The Sociology of Familism, Vol. I. Phenix Village, Kwantung, China. Taipei : Ch'eng-Wen Publishing Company, 1966. A reprint of the 1925 edition published by Columbia University, NY. Pp. 367. Frontis. Numerous illustrations and tables throughout. Small 8vo, green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Spine lightly sunned, owner's name expunged with black marker from ffep and top edge, else vg in clear dj. 40.00 View more info

Court and Court Society in Ancient Monarchies. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SPAWFORTH, A. J. S. (ed.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007, ISBN:9780521874489:

Seller ID: 113707


SPAWFORTH, A. J. S. (ed.). The Court and Court Society in Ancient Monarchies. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (2007). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xiii,(1),[1]-358,(4). Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Monarchy was widespread as a political system in the ancient world. This 2007 volume offers a substantial discussion of ancient monarchies from the viewpoint of the ruler's court. The monarchies treated are Achaemenid and Sassanian Persia, the empire of Alexander, Rome under both the early and later Caesars, the Han rulers of China and Egypt's Eigh... View more info

Cream of Yunling : A Photo Odessey of Yunnan Ethnic Groups.

By: REN, Shan (comp.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Yunnan Art Publishing House, Kunming, 1998, ISBN:7805865264:

Seller ID: 82536


REN, Shan (comp.). Cream of Yunling : A Photo Odessey of Yunnan Ethnic Groups. (Kunming) : Yunnan Art Publishing House, (September 1998). First Printing. Pp (6),[1]-149,(5). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated black card covers, French flaps. Text in Chinese and English. Ffep clipped, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Cree Journals : The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N., as Related inHis Private Journals, 1837-1856. Hardcover in dustjacket.

By: CREE, Edward H.). LEVIEN, Michael, ed.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nelson Canada., Scarborough, 1981, ISBN:0176015396:

Seller ID: 29415


(CREE, Edward H.). The Cree Journals: The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N., as Related in His Private Journals, 1837-1856. Edited and with an introduction by Michael Levien. Scarborough, ON: Nelson Canada, (1981). Pp. (4),5-276. Illustrated. Large 8vo, red and white paper covered boards. "This book is a selection from the private journals of Dr Edward H. Cree, who served as a surgeon in the Royal Navy in the period 1837-69. ...Cree's service took him to many parts of the world, including ten years in the Far East, where he witnessed land and sea actions in the first Opium War of 183... View more info

Crime, Protest, Community and Police in Nineteenth-Century Britain. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JONES, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, Boston and Henley, 1982, ISBN:0710090080:

Seller ID: 110147


JONES, David. Crime, Protest, Community and Police in Nineteenth-Century Britain. London, Boston and Henley : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1982). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xi,(1),1-247,(1). Figures. Maps. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Based largely on new literary and statistical evidence, including important and little used collections of records at New Scotland Yard, this study is concerned with the nature of crime in nineteenth-century Britain. It also deals with the response of the community and the police authorities, thus contributing significantly to our re-discovery of t... View more info

Crocodile of Congawonga

By: JOHNS, W. E. Boy's Own Paper 64:03 December 1941 PAYNE, A. R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boy's Own Paper, 1941,:

Seller ID: 50902


JOHNS, W. E. "Crocodile of Congawonga". A further adventure of Biggles & Co., this time in search of an elusive giant reptile. An article in "Boy's Own Paper", Vol. 64. No. 3, December, 1941, pp. 30-35. Redhill, Surrey: Boy's Own Paper,1941. Pp. 48. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, stapled illustrated paper covers. Colour illustration to the front cover features a castle scene with an impish young barber, brandishing a largestraight razor, as he prepares to shave an unsuspecting customer. An illustration for the short Christmas story by John Mowbray entitled "The Nodder"... View more info

Crown Colony of Wei Hai Wei, 24 May 1898 to 1 October 1930

By: GOLDSMITH, Michael and Charles W. GOODWYN GOODWYN, Charles W. PEARSON, Patrick, foreword

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1985,:

Seller ID: 85920


GOLDSMITH, Michael and Charles W. GOODWYN. The Crown Colony of Wei Hai Wei,24 May 1898 to 1 October 1930 . [Foreword by Patrick Pearson]. London: The Royal Philatelic Society, 1985. Pp. (2),i-ii,1-41,(3). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, white printed card covers with blank spine. Contents: 1. Hist ory; 2. Postal history prior to British Occupation; 3. The Courier Service;4. The Chinese Imperial Post Office; 5. The Boxer Rebellion of 1900; 6. Th e British Post Office. Spine and edges of front cover browned, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Cruise in an Opium Clipper. New Edition

By: ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain JOHNSTON, W.H., preface

Price: $65.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 104346


ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain. A Cruise in an Opium Clipper. With a new Preface by W.H. Johnston. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1935). New Edition,Entirely Re-set. Pp (8),[9]-224. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, blue letter ing to front board and spine, top edge dyed blue. Ships mentioned in the Preface include the Eamont, the America, and the Hispaniola. Contents : Preface. 1. I Take Service on Board an Opium Clipper at Shanghai; 2. A Visit to a Sailors' Boarding-House; 3. Sailors' Wrongs and Remedies — a Crimp's Tricks; 4. A Crimp's Tricks {continued); 5. I Make Acquaintance With My New S... View more info

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Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales.

By: Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1886,:

Seller ID: 25331


Albert Victor, Prince and Prince George of Wales. The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the Private Journals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales. With Additions by John N. Dalton. [In Two Volumes]. London : Macmillan and Co., 1886.First English Edition. Pp [i]-xxviii,[1]-675,(1),+ fldg.col.map frontis.; [i]-xii,[1]-803,(1), + 6 Plates. Also, many text illustrations and maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Vol.I. - The West and the South. The Mediterranean - Teneriffe - West Indies - Bermudas - Vigo - Ferrol - St. Vincent - The Plate - Falk... View more info