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Chelsea China (Edition De Luxe). in dustjacket

By: HURLBUTT, Frank

Price: $400.00

Publisher: University Press of Liverpool / Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd., London, 1937,: 1937

Seller ID: 112790


HURLBUTT, Frank. Chelsea China (Edition De Luxe). London : University Press of Liverpool / Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd., 1937. First Edition. Pp (8),9-205,(19), including 8 mounted Colour Plates, + Plates 9-46 at rear. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Preface. Introduction. I. A history of the Chelsea Porcelain factories, 1742-1784 : (a) Under Charles Gouyn and Nicholas Sprimont, 1742-1748; (b) Under Nicholas Sprimont, 1748-1757; (c) Under Nicholas Sprimont, 1758-1769; (d) Under Charles Gouyn and Lagrave, 1748-1760 or later; View more info

Chi-Lei Qigong : Body and Mind Method. Based on the teaching and writings by Dr. Pang Ming

By: CHAN, Hou Hee.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Benefactor Press, Rocklin, CA, 2002, ISBN:0963734199:

Seller ID: 84802


CHAN, Hou Hee. Chi-Lei Qigong : Body and Mind Method. Based on the teachingand writings by Dr. Pang Ming. (Rocklin, CA) : Benefactor Press, (2002). P p (6),[1]-143,(3). Illustrated. 4to, photo-illustrated pale blue card covers. Qigong is an internal Chinese meditative practice which often uses slow graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques to promote the circulation of qi within the human body, and enhance a practitioner's overall health. Corner crease, some yellow highlighting, else very good. 50.00 View more info

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China : Laymen's Foreign Missions Inqury, Fact-Finders' Reports, Volume 5, Part 2

By: PETTY, Orville A., (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1933,:

Seller ID: 59641


PETTY, Orville A., (ed.). China . NY: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1933. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xxviii,(2),1-725,(3). Maps, tables in text. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Laymen's Foreign Missions Inqury, Fact-Finders' Reports, Volume 5, Supplementary Series, Part 2. A volume on missionary work and education in China, as well as some background on Chinese culture. Contents: Preface by H. Paul Douglass; "Some Major Problems in the Evangelization of China" by H. Paul Douglass; Rural Conditions and Missionaey Work" by W.A. Anderson; Memorandum on Certain Out... View more info

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China : Mother of Gardens. First Edition, Signed

By: WILSON, Ernest H.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Stratford Company, Boston, 1929,: 1929

Seller ID: 42798


WILSON, Ernest H. China : Mother of Gardens. With Map and Sixty-One Illustrations from Photographs taken by the Author. Boston : The Stratford Company, (1929). First Edition. Pp 408 + 61 plates + folding map at rear. Large 8vo, patterned black cloth, red and gold patterned endpapers, t.e.g. Ernest Henry "Chinese" Wilson (b. February 15, 1876, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire – d. October 15, 1930, Worcester, Massachusetts) was Keeper of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. This book describes his travels in China with special reference to the flora of China... View more info

China : The Pity of It.

By: BLAND, J.O.P.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Garden City, New York, 1932,:

Seller ID: 97670


BLAND, J.O.P. China : The Pity of It. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1932. Pp (10),1-358. Index. 8vo, black cloth, red lettering to white paper label to spine, top edge dyed yellow. Contents : 1. Introductory. 2. The Washington Conference and After. 3. The Influence of the Cantonese. 4. The Cult and Legend of Sun Yat-sen. 5. The Missionary Factor. 6. China's Modern Students. 7. East and West: Can China be Westernised ? 8. China in Recent Literature. 9. The "F.O. School of Thought." 10. KuomintangPropaganda and Geneva. 11. The Anatomy of Idealism in Politics. 12.... View more info

China and Britain. In The Nations and Britain series

By: PRATT, John T., Sir.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Collins Publishers, London, 1944,:

Seller ID: 97666


PRATT, John T., Sir. China and Britain. 11 Plates in Colour and 68 Illustrations in Black & White. London : Collins Publishers, n.d. [ca 1944]. Pp [1]-[128]. colour frontispiece + 10 colour plates. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, mustard cloth, red snake decoration to front board, red lettering to spine. In The Nations and Britain series. Contents : The Navigators (pp 11-23); The Botanists (pp 24-37); China's Gifts to the West (pp 38-49); Ancient China (pp 50-62); China's Civilization (pp 63-72); Philosophy and Religion (pp 73-87); Art (pp 88-105); Some Influences (pp 106-113); Modern China (pp 114-127... View more info

China and Great Britain: The Diplomacy of Commercial Relations, 1860-1864

By: DEAN, Britten

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1974,:

Seller ID: 58572


DEAN, Britten. China and Great Britain : The Diplomacy of Commercial Relations, 1860-1864. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974. First Edition. Pp. (8),1-223,(9). With two maps in the text. 8vo, yellow card covers, green titles to front and spine. Contents; I. The Historical Context : Immediate Background of the 1860-1864 Period - The Fabric of Sino-British Relations -The Course of Ch'ing Politics; II. Opening of the Yangtze River - Preliminary Arrangements for Opening the Yangtze - Chinese Reaction to the Opening - Provisional Yangtze Regulatio... View more info

China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners.

By: ABBOTT, Jack

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Leavitt, Lord, & Co / Crocker & Brewster, New York / Boston, 1835,:

Seller ID: 82099


[ABBOTT, Jack]. China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners. Written for Abbott's Fireside Series. New York : Published by Leavitt, Lord, & Co., 132 Broadway / Boston : Crocker & Brewster, 1835. First Edition.Pp [1]-264. 12mo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Marco Polo. II. Canton. III. Difficulties. IV. The English Embassy. V. The English Embassy – Continued. VI. Introduction of the Bible. Damage to corner of pp. 181-184 affecting a dew words, spine ends worn, corners bumped... View more info

China and the Law of the Sea, Air and Environment

By: GREENFIELD, Jeanette.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sijthoff & Noordhoff, 1979, ISBN:9028604294:

Seller ID: 103804


GREENFIELD, Jeanette. China and the Law of the Sea, Air and Environment. Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands / Germantown, Maryland : Sijthoff & Noordhoff, 1979. Pp (10),[xi]-xx,(2),[1]-362. Maps & tables in text. 8vo, grey and yellow -gold cloth, yellow -gold lettering to spine. Papadakis & Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliography 8802, McDorman, et al, Maritime Boundary Delimitation : An Annotated Bibliography 462. Chapters : 1. Historical Background; 2. Internal Waters, Bays and Straits; 3. Territorial Sea; 4. Contiguous Zone, Exclusive Economic Zone, High ... View more info

China and the South China Sea Disputes : Conflicting Claims and Potential Solutions in the South China Sea

By: VALENCIA, Mark J. Adelphi Paper 298

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, for the Internatioanl Institute of Strategic Studies, Oxford, 1995, ISBN:0198280890:

Seller ID: 78507


VALENCIA, Mark J. China and the South China Sea Disputes : Conflicting Claims and Potential Solutions in the South China Sea . Oxford: Oxford University Press, for the International Institute of Strategic Studies, (1995). Pp.[1]-75,(5), with a map. 8vo, printed pale blue card covers. Adelphi Paper number 298. Some cover creasing, else vg. From the library of Robert W. Reford. 30.00 View more info

China and the West : Society and Culture 1815-1937. in dj

By: CH'EN, Jerome

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, 1979, ISBN:0253120322:

Seller ID: 58937


CH'EN, Jerome. China and the West : Society and Culture 1815-1937. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, (1979). Pp. 488. With sixteen pages of plates and two maps. 8vo, black cloth, silver titles to spine. Faint speckling to top edge, owner's name expunged with black marker from the ffep and top edge, else vg in dj (creasing to the rear panel along the top edge). 35.00 View more info

China Bird : The History of Captain Killick and the Firm he Founded: Killick Martin & Company. First Edition

By: MacGREGOR, David R. KILLICK, James, Captain.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 104510


MacGREGOR, David R. The China Bird : The History of Captain Killick and OneHundred Years of Sail and Steam. London : Chatto and Windus, 1961. First E dition. Pp (4),v-xvii,(1),1-366 + frontispiece + 42 pages of plates, 3 folding plans. Illustrations in text. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering tospine. David Roy MacGregor (b. August 25, 1925, Fulham, London). Cohen, Th e Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.312. A biography of Captain James Killick, master of great British China clippers and co-founder of thefamous shipping firm of Killick Martin & Co. "In this book Mr MacGregor... View more info

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China Bird : The History of Captain Killick and the Firm he Founded: Killick Martin & Company. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacGREGOR, David R. KILLICK, James, Captain.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 32037


MacGREGOR, David R. The China Bird : The History of Captain Killick and OneHundred Years of Sail and Steam. London : Chatto and Windus, 1961. First E dition. Pp (4),v-xvii,(1),1-366 + frontispiece + 42 pages of plates, 3 folding plans. Illustrations in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.David Roy MacGregor (b. August 25, 1925, Fulham, London). Cohen, The Thame s, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.312. A biography of Captain James Killick, master of great British China clippers and co-founder of the famousshipping firm of Killick Martin & Co. "In this book Mr MacGregor, who i... View more info

China Bird : The History of Captain Killick and the Firm he Founded: Killick Martin & Company. Second Revised Edition in dustjacket

By: MacGREGOR, David R. KILLICK, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime, London, 1986, ISBN:0851773818:

Seller ID: 19339


MacGREGOR, David R. The China Bird : The History of Captain Killick and theFirm he Founded: Killick Martin & Company. (London) : Conway Maritime Pres s, (1986). Second Revised Edition. Pp 224. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. David Roy MacGregor (b. August 25, 1925, Fulham, London). Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.312. A biography of Captain James Killick, master of great British China clippers and co-founder of the famous shipping firm of Killick Martin & Co. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

China Clippers

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ch'eng-Wen Pub. Co., Taipei, 1966,:

Seller ID: 82702


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Taipei: Ch'eng-Wen Pub. Co., 1966. Pp. (8),ix-xv,(1),1-387,(1),[i]-xxxiii of appendix,(5), frontis., + 16 leaves of plates, 9 leaves of plans (although it appears three have not been included in this reproduction: those opp. 132, 264,and 276). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A f acsimile of the 1914 James Brown & Son edition. Black mark to top edge, small brown stain to head of spine, name to ffep, else vg. 35.00 View more info

China Clippers : [A History of the Celebrated Clipper Ships in the Chinese Opium and Tea Trades] . 1st US in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston, 1914,:

Seller ID: 78452


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers : [A History of the Celebrated Clipper Ships in the Chinese Opium and Tea Trades] . Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Booksellers, Importers and Publishers, (1914?). First American Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xv,(1),1-388,[i]-xxxvi of appendices, frontis., + 26 leaves of plates and charts. Illustrated. 8vo, ribbed blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. "Treating of the history of the celebrated clipper shipsin the Chinese opium and tea trades, this book contains interesting accoun ts of the ships given at tifrst hand by their captains and officers, as... View more info

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China Clippers. in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $85.00

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

Seller ID: 55310


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers ; with illustrations and plans. Glasgow:Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1968). 1st ed 1919 ; 2n d ed 1946 ; repr 1967, 1968. Pp. 295, frontis., + 26 leaves of plates (4 ofwhich are folding). Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "T he history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. Many of the incidents relating to the great tea races, typhoons, shipwrecks, etc., and the fine performances of seamanship and daring navigation,have been gathered from the men who participated in them. Here is an ac... View more info

China Clippers. 2nd pr, 2nd ed, in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1957,:

Seller ID: 78537


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1957). Second Printing of the Second Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-295,(1), frontis., + 21 leavesof plates as well as 4 other folding charts. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A thorough survey of "the most perfect type of sailing ship at the very height of its development" -- the China Clipper. Name, else vg in chipped, worn dj. 80.00 View more info

China Clippers. 2nd pr, 2nd ed, no dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1957,:

Seller ID: 77771


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1957). Second Printing of the Second Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-295,(1), frontis., + 21 leavesof plates as well as 4 other folding charts. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A thorough survey of "the most perfect type of sailing ship at the very height of its development" -- the China Clipper. Bubbling to spine,front board slightly bowed, faint soiling to upper left corner of front board, foxing throughout (more prevalent n... View more info

China Clippers. 3rd pr of 2nd ed, in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $50.00

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

Seller ID: 83946


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow :Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1968). Third Printing o f Second Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),1-295,(1),frontis, + 26 leaves of plates (4 folding). Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. Many of the incidents relating to the great tea races, typhoons, shipwrecks, etc., and the fine performances of seamanship and daring navigation,have been gathered from the men who participated in them. Here is an account of... View more info