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

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1973,:

Seller ID: 89221


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1973). Third Printing ofthe Second Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-295,(1), frontis., + 21 leaves of 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 ChinaClipper. Very good in spine-nicked, sticker-ghosted, price-clipped dust ja cket. 45.00 View more info

China for America : Export Porcelain of the 18th and 19h Centuries. in dustjacket

By: SCHIFFER, Herbert, Peter and Nancy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Exton, PA, 1980, ISBN:0916838234:

Seller ID: 102375


SCHIFFER, Herbert, Peter and Nancy. China for America : Export Porcelain ofthe 18th and 19h Centuries. Exton, PA : Schiffer Publishing Ltd., (1980). Pp (2),iii-iv,(2),7-223,(1). Illustrated. Index. 4to, blue cloth, pale bluelettering to front board and spine. "Enthusiasts of Chinese porcelain and American commercial history alike welcomes this study of the porcelain dishes made in China for Americans in the 18th and 19th centuries. The tea, yardgoods, and opium trade set the scene for commerce that brought this porcelain to the United States. Prominent families from Maine to South Carolina... View more info

China Handbook 1951.

By: China Handbook Editorial Board

Price: $45.00

Publisher: China Publishing Co, Taipei, Taiwan , 1951,:

Seller ID: 82573


(China Handbook Editorial Board). China Handbook 1951. Compiled by The China Handbook Editorial Board. Taipeh, Taiwan : China Publishing Co.,1951. Pp (2),[i]-ix,(1),[1]-603,(1). Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. General Information. 2. Government Structure. 3. The Judiciary. 4. Home Affairs. 5. Foreign Affairs. 6. National Defense. 7. Finance.8. Education and Culture. 9. Industries. 10. Communication and Postal Serv ice. 11. American Aid. 12. Political Parties. 13. Taiwan. 14. Soviet Aggression in China through the Internationality of the Chinese Communists. 15. T... View more info

China Helpers : Western Advisers in China 1620-1960. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SPENCE, Jonathan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, London / Sydney / Toronto, 1969,:

Seller ID: 114577


SPENCE, Jonathan. China Helpers : Western Advisers in China 1620-1960. London / Sydney / Toronto : The Bodley Head, (1969). First Edition. Pp (18),[3]-335,(1). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "For over three hundred years, advisers from the West placed their technical skills at the disposal of the Chinese. At the beginning, they brought knowledge of the stars and planetary motion; at the end, they introduced the Chinese to aerial wartare and the mysteries ot the atom. Jonathan Spence has chosen sixteen of these vivid personalities who have gone to China to hel... View more info

China Lake. 1st Cdn in dj. signed

By: HYDE, Anthony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Viking , Toronto, 1992,:

Seller ID: 50712


HYDE, Anthony. China Lake. (Toronto) : Viking, (1992). First Printing. Pp 338. 8vo, blue cloth spine, reddish-brown boards. Vg-fine in vg dj (short tape-repaired tear). Signed by the author. 30.00 View more info

China Liberty Bond $10 - 1937. Uncancelled with all its coupons

By: China - Liberty Bond)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 1937,:

Seller ID: 109408


(China - Liberty Bond). China Liberty Bond $10 - 1937. Uncancelled with allits coupons and with the embossed sun seal at the top left corner. Size (u nfolded approx. 13.75 by 10.75 inches; folded 4.75 by 10.75 inches). The Republic of China was founded in 1912 and it governed mainland China until 1949, when it lost the mainland during the Chinese Civil War and withdrew to Taiwan. In 1937 in the 26th Year of the founding of the Republic, “Liberty Bonds” were issued in denominations of $5, $10, $50, $100, $1,000, and the $10,000. SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REDUCED DUE TO ITS LIGHT WEIGHT. A co... View more info

China Proper. Volume I Physical Geography, History and Peoples. Volume II Modern History and Administration. Volume III Economic Geography, Ports a nd Communications.

By: China - Handbook

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Naval Intelligence Division, London, 1944,:

Seller ID: 88479


(China - Handbook). China Proper. Volume I – Physical Geography, History and Peoples. Volume II – Modern History and Administration. Volume III – Economic Geography, Ports and Communications. (London) : Naval Intelligence Division, July 1944, June 1945, July 1945. Pp [i]-xvi,1-542,+ 76 pp plates + large folding map in rear pouch. Maps and Diagrams. Index; [i]-xii,1-370,(2),+ 32 pp plates. Maps. Index; [i]-xiv,[1]-653,(1),+ 78 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth. B.R. 530, 530A, 530B (Restricted). Geographical Handbook Series. For Official Use Only. Contents : Vol. I. Part I – Phys... View more info

China Round the Corner : a unit for teaching social studies

By: HARRIS, Heather)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Western Education Development Group, University of B.C., Vancouver], 1976,:

Seller ID: 110549


(HARRIS, Heather). China Round the Corner : A unit for teaching social studies at the elementary level. [Vancouver] : (Western Education Development Group, University of B.C., 1976). Pp (5),2-39,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, blue comb-bound, illustrated white card covers. "This is a tentative version of the unit for trial purposes." Contents : The "Why's" and "Wherefore's"; What Can You Learn From a Duck Egg?; What Can You Learn From a Fish Air Bladder?; What Can You Learn From a Lotus Leaf?; What Can You Learn From a Herbalist Shop; What Can You Learn From a Joss Stick... View more info

China Round the Corner : a unit for teaching social studies

By: HARRIS, Heather)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Western Education Development Group, The University of British Columbia , Vancouver], 1978,:

Seller ID: 110548


(HARRIS, Heather). China Round the Corner : A unit for teaching social studies. [Vancouver] : (Western Education Development Group, The University of British Columbia , 1978). Pp (3),2-39,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, blue comb-bound, illustrated white card covers. Contents : The "Why's" and "Wherefore's"; What Can You Learn From a Duck Egg?; What Can You Learn From an EelMaw?; What Can You Learn From a Lotus Leaf?; What Can You Learn From a Her balist Shop; What Can You Learn From a Joss Stick? examples of learning experiences using an environmental approach to the teaching of... View more info

Image for China Sea Pilot. Vol. III. Comprising the Coasts of China and Manchuria from Fokai Point to the Oryoku Ko; the Northern Coast of Luzon; Formosa; and the Western Coast of Korea. First Edition, 1937

China Sea Pilot. Vol. III. Comprising the Coasts of China and Manchuria from Fokai Point to the Oryoku Ko; the Northern Coast of Luzon; Formosa; and the Western Coast of Korea. First Edition, 1937

By: PILOT)

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, London, 1938,: 1938

Seller ID: 99282


(PILOT). China Sea Pilot. Vol. III. Comprising the Coasts of China and Manchuria from Fokai Point to the Oryoku Ko; the Northern Coast of Luzon; Formosa; and the Western Coast of Korea. First Edition, 1937. All Bearings Are True. London : Published for the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, by HisMajesty's Stationery Office, 1938. Pp (4),iii-xi,(1),xii-xxxi,[1]-652,+ fo lding map + numerous plates of views. 8vo, grey cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Laid in is : Supplement No. 7 - 1950. Relating to the China Sea Pilot, Vol. III. London : 1950. Pp [1]-80. ... View more info

China Station 1859 - 1864; The Reminiscences of Walter White

By: National Maritime Museum) Maritime Monographs and Reports No.03 WHITE, Walter

Price: $16.00

Publisher: National Maritime Museum, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 19440


(National Maritime Museum). China Station 1859 - 1864; The Reminiscences ofWalter White. London : National Maritime Museum, 1972. Pp 56. Illustrated. 4to, orange card covers. Maritime Monographs and Reports No.3. Contents : Recollections of a Sailor's Life in India, China, Japan, South America, Borneo, Sumatra, Etc. by Walter White Very good. 16.00 View more info

China Voyage : A Pacific Quest by Bamboo Raft. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: SEVERIN, Tim BEYNON, Joe WARNER, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, London, 1994, ISBN:0316910198:

Seller ID: 72515


SEVERIN, Tim. The China Voyage : A Pacific Quest by Bamboo Raft . Photographs by Joe Beynon and Rex Warner. (London) : Little, Brown and Company, (1994). Pp. (12),[1]-317,(7), + 16 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The ancient voyage reconstructor's bamboo raft voyage in the Pacific. "The China Voyage is the extraordinary story of how six men and one woman made maritime history: sailing the Pacific on a bamboo raft where every wave washed right through the structure. Their purpose: to test the theory that Asian raft sailors reached Am... View more info

China's Allocation of Fixed Capital Investment, 1952-1957

By: CHENG, Chu-yuan Michigan Papers in Chinese Studies 17

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Center for Chinese Studies, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1974,:

Seller ID: 110540


CHENG, Chu-yuan. China's Allocation of Fixed Capital Investment, 1952-1957.Michigan Papers in Chinese Studies 22. Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studi es, The University of Michigan, 1974. Pp (6),iii-vii,(1),[1]-115,(5). 8vo, green and white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : 1. Introduction.2. Estimates of Total Fixed Capital Investment. 3. Sectoral Allocation of Fixed Capital Investment. 4. The Branch Allocation of Fixed Investment in Non-Agricultural Sectors. 5. Allocation of Fixed Capital Investment Within the Agricultural Sector. 6. Summary and Conclusions. Spine browned, inkstamp,... View more info

China's Defense Modernization: Of tortoise shells and tigers' tails

By: GODWIN, Paul H. B. Air University Review, Vol. XXXIII No. 1, November-December 1981 OSUR, Alan M. BETTS, Richard K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: US GPO, Washington, 1981,: 1981

Seller ID: 67541


GODWIN, Paul H. B., Dr. "China's Defense Modernization: Of tortoise shells and tigers' tails". An article in Air University Review, Vol. XXXIII No. 1, November-December 1981, pp. 2-19. Washington : US GPO, 1981. Pp. 127. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated card cover. This article is Dr. Godwin's analysis of China's present defense policies. Other articles: "Strategic Equivalence” by Dr. Richard K. Betts: "The Utility of Military Forces" by Lt. Gen. Raymond B. Furlong, USAF (Ret): "Surprise" by Lt. Col. José Sanchez Méndez, Spanish Ai... View more info

China's Entrance into the Family of Nations : The Diplomatic Phase 1858-1880

By: HSÜ, Immanuel C.Y LANGER, William L., foreword.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harvard, 1960,:

Seller ID: 41514


HSÜ, Immanuel C.Y. China's Entrance into the Family of Nations : The Diplomatic Phase 1858-1880. Foreword by William L. Langer. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1960. Pp 255, xxxvi. 8vo, tan cloth. Owner's signature, else vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 50.00 View more info

China's New Day : A Study of Events That Have Led to Its Coming

By: HEADLAND, Isaac Taylor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Central Committee on the United Study of Missions, West Medford, Massachusetts, 1912,:

Seller ID: 98607


HEADLAND, Isaac Taylor, D.D. China's New Day : A Study of Events That Have Led to Its Coming. West Medford, Massachusetts : "Published by the Central Committee on the United Study of Missions", (April 1912). First Edition. Pp(8),[1]-261,(1) + frontispiece + 23 plates. 8vo, blue decorated cloth, wit h black lettering. Isaac Taylor Headland (b. August 16, 1859, Freedom, Pennsylvania - d. August 2, 1942, Alliance, Ohio.), teacher and missionary withthe Methodist Episcopal Mission. Contents 1. The Break with the Past; 2. T he Chinese Woman (pp.45-87); 3. An Educational Revolution; 4. The C... View more info

China's New Democracy

By: TSE-TUNG, Mao BROWDER, Earl, intro.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Progress Books, Toronto, 1943,:

Seller ID: 103369


TSE-TUNG, Mao. China's New Democracy. With an Introduction by Earl Browder.Toronto : Progress Books, (1943). Pp (4),5-72. Portrait of Mao (drawing by Hugo Gellert). 8vo, yellow and green card covers. Contents : Introduction (by Earl Browder, pp 5-11); China's New Democracy (by Mao Tse-Tung, pp 13-63); For Unity in China's War of Resistance (p 65-72). Covers browned, silverfish damage, else good. 35.00 View more info

China-Trade Porcelain : An Account of Its Historical Background, Manufacture, and Decoration and a Study of the Helen Woolworth McCann Collection. in dustjacket, signed by author

By: PHILLIPS, John Goldsmth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1956,:

Seller ID: 111766


PHILLIPS, John Goldsmith. China-Trade Porcelain : An Account of Its Historical Background, Manufacture, and Decoration and a Study of the Helen Woolworth McCann Collection. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Published for the Winfield Foundation and the Metropolitain Museum of Art [by] Harvard University Press, 1956. Pp (4),v-xxi,(2),2-234. Illustrated (some in colour). Index. Double Column. 4to, blue and grey cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Part One : China-Trade Porcelain. Chingtechen; The Opening of Trade with the West; The East India Companies and the China Trade; The Tr... View more info

Chinada : Memoirs of the Gang of Seven. First Edition

By: GEDDES, Gary MUNRO, Alice WISEMAN, Adele KROETSCH, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Quadrant Editions, Dunvegan, Ontario, 1976, ISBN:0864950195:

Seller ID: 101006


GEDDES, Gary. Chinada : Memoirs of the Gang of Seven. (Dunvegan, Ontario) :Quadrant Editions, (1982). Pp (8),1-163,(1). 8vo, photo-illustrated red ca rd covers. "What happens when seven writers as diverse as Alice Monro, Adele Wiseman, Patrick Lane, Robert Kroetsch, Suzanne Paradis, Geoff Hancock, and Gary Geddes take off in a group to discover a country as little known and exotic as the People's Republic of China, a country that has figured prominently for years in their imaginations? Chinada: Memoirs of the Gang of Seven is a moving, and often humourous, account of that incredible journe... View more info

Chinese

By: SHYU, Larry N Peoples of the Maritimes

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1997, ISBN:155109200x:

Seller ID: 40203


SHYU, Larry N. The Chinese. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1997). Pp 44. 8vo, ill. red card covers. In the Peoples of the Maritimes series. Vg. 8.00 View more info