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Chinese Academy of Sciences (A Brief Introduction)

By: Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1981,:

Seller ID: 9717


(Chinese Academy of Sciences). The Chinese Academy of Sciences (A Brief Introduction). N.pl. : General Office, 1981. Pp (2),i-vi,1-226,(2). 8vo, greencard covers. Vg. 40.00 View more info

Chinese Ceramics : A Short History.. 1st Eng ed in dj.

By: SATO, Masahiko

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Weatherhill, Inc., New York, 1981, ISBN:0834810417:

Seller ID: 60303


SATO, Masahiko. Chinese Ceramics : A Short History. NY: John Weatherhill, Inc., (1982). First UK Edition. Pp. 255 + 16 p. of plates and 1 folding chart. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes dozens of illustrations of Chinese ceramic art. Vg in corner-clipped dj. 40.00 View more info

Chinese Classical Gardens of Suzhou : China Architecture and Building Press. 1st pr in dj

By: DUN-ZEHN, Liu LIXIAN, Chen (trans.) WANG, Joseph C. (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Inc., 1993, ISBN:0070108765:

Seller ID: 58463


DUN-ZEHN, Liu. Chinese Classical Gardens of Suzhou : China Architecture andBuilding Press. Translator: Chen Lixian. English Text Editor: Joseph C. Wa ng. NY: McGraw-Hill Inc., (copyright 1993). First Printing. Pp. 459. Fully illustrated with black & white photgraphs and numerous plans. 4to, grey cloth, silver titles to spine. An excellent reference guide to the theory ,technique, poetry and philosophy which lead to the creation of the magnificentancient gardens of the Suzhou, in China's Jangsu Province. "Wander through the magnificent ancient gardens of the Suzhou, in the Jiangsu Province,... View more info

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Chinese Collector Through the Centuries : From the Han to the 20th Century.in dj

By: BEURDELEY, Michel

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1966,:

Seller ID: 52893


BEURDELEY, Michel. The Chinese Collector Through the Centuries : From the Han to the 20th Century. Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1966). Pp.286. Fully llustrated, with many colour photogrpahs. Double column. 4to, b eige woven cloth. Vg in dj (a few short tears along the edges). 90.00 View more info

Chinese Domestic Furniture. Ninth Prnting in dustjacket and slipcase

By: ECKE, Gustav.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company / Hong Kong University Press, Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan / Hong Kong, 1985, ISBN:0804800987:

Seller ID: 111122


ECKE, Gustav. Chinese Domestic Furniture. Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan :Charles E. Tuttle Company / Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, (1985) . Ninth Printing. Pp (12),[[1]-49,(1),1-161[plates],(1). Illustrated. 4to, broth cloth, gilt letering to front board and spine. "Throughout the history of Chinese domestic life, architecture, layout, and furniture have been governed by rigid standards. While the Chinese had early developed to perfection the art of cultured ease, the setting of their daily life retained an appearance of archaic austerity—an austerity observed no less in the ... View more info

Chinese Experience in New Brunswick : A Historical Perspective.

By: SETO, William, and Larry N. SHYU.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chinese Cultural Association of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 1985,:

Seller ID: 107647


SETO, William, and Larry N. SHYU. The Chinese Experience in New Brunswick :A Historical Perspective. (Fredericton, N.B.; The Chinese Cultural Associa tion of New Brunswick), n.d. [ca 1985]. First Edition. Pp (4),i-ii,1-113,(1). With 27 b&w photos, as well as other illustrations. 8vo, photo-illustrated white card covers. Contents : Introduction: Chinese Emigration, A Historical Survey. 1. Canada and Chinese Immigration. 2. The Pattern of Chinese Settlement in New Brunswick. 3. Career Patterns of Early Chinese Immigrants.4. Case Studies of Chinese Immigrant Families in New Brunswick. 5. Social A... View more info

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Chinese Furniture. 1st ed in dj /slipcase

By: BEURDELEY, Michel WATSON, Katherine (trans.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Kodansha International, 1979, ISBN:0870113879:

Seller ID: 60177


BEURDELEY, Michel. Chinese Furniture.Translated by Katherine Watson. Tokyo:Kodansha International, (1979). First Edition. Pp. 199. With over 230 plat es, many in colour. Square 4to, green cloth, gilt titles to spine. In grey slipcase (short tear to the top edge, lightly rubbed). Chinese furniture design has changed little over time, however, due partly to the numerous political upheavals in China's history, it is the rare piece that has survived today, where they are now found mostly in museums and private collections. This book discusses not only designs in rosewood, but also many types of la... View more info

Chinese Gordon : A Succinct Record of His Life

By: FORBES, Archibald GORDON, Charles George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John B. Alden, Publisher, New York, 1884,:

Seller ID: 104826


FORBES, Archibald. Chinese Gordon : A Succinct Record of His Life. New York: John B. Alden, Publisher, 1884. Pp (8),[7]-215,(5), frontispiece portrai t. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering and dragon to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Early Days, and the Crimea. 2. Chinese Gordon inChina. 3. Gravesend and the Equator. 4. Governor-General of the Soudan. 5. India, China, and the Cape. 6. British Plenipotentiary in the Soudan. Majo r-General Charles George Gordon (1833 – 1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British army officer and ad... View more info

Chinese Government in Ming Times : Seven Studies.

By: HUCKER, Charles O., (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York and London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 100405


HUCKER, Charles O., (ed.). Chinese Government in Ming Times : Seven Studies. New York and London : Columbia University Press, 1969. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xi,(5),[1]-285,(3). Tables. 8vo, yellow cloth. Number 2 in the Studies in Oriental Culture series. Contents: Preface by Hucker; "Ming Local Administration" by Lien-Sheng Yang; "Yüan Origins of the Wei-so System" by Romeyn Taylor; "Policy Formulation and Decision-Making on Issues RespectingPeace and War" by Jung-Pang Lo; "Fiscal Administration during the Ming Dyn asty" by Ray Huang; "Ming Education In... View more info

Chinese Intellectuals and the Revolution of 1911 : The Birth of Modern Chinese Radicalism. in dj

By: GASSTER, Michael Far Eastern and Russian Institute Publications on Asia No. 19)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press, 1969,:

Seller ID: 58738


GASSTER, Michael. Chinese Intellectuals and the Revolution of 1911 : The Birth of Modern Chinese Radicalism. Far Eastern and Russian Institute Publications on Asia No. 19. Seattle: University of Washington Press, (1969). Pp. 288. 8vo, green cloth, black title block to spine, gilt decoration and titles to spine. Some underlinging, owner's name inked to ffep, expunged with black marker from the top edge, else vg in lightly rubbed dj (short tear to rear panel, spine ends chipped). 30.00 View more info

Chinese Junks and Other Native Craft. Third Edition

By: DONNELLY, Ivon A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Kelly & Walsh Ltd., Shanghai, China, 1939,:

Seller ID: 103230


DONNELLY, Ivon A. Chinese Junks and Other Native Craft. (Shanghai, China) :Kelly & Walsh Ltd., (1939). Third Edition. Pp (12),3-142. Ilustrated with 6 tipped-in colour plates and 25 black-and-white sketches. Large 8vo, grey cloth spine with grey lettering to black panels, grey paper covered boards withblack lettering and sketch to front board. Contents : Introductory; TheHoangho Ch'uan, or Yellow River Junk; The Taku Fisherman; The Pechili Trad er; The Yentai Fisher; The Yentai (Chefoo) Trader; The Chinchow Trader; TheAntung Trader; The Shitau Bay Trader; The Lorcha; The Tsungming Cotton Jun k... View more info

Chinese Kinship System. Second Printing

By: FENG, Han-yi [Feng Han-chi] Harvard Yenching Institute Studies XXII

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967,:

Seller ID: 110541


FENG, Han-yi [Feng Han-chi]. The Chinese Kinship System. Harvard Yenching Institute Studies XXII. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press,1967. Second Printing. Pp (6),1-135,(3). 8vo, grey card covers, green lett ering to front cover and spine. Contents : Introduction; Principles of Terminological Composition (Nuclear Terms; Basic Modifiers; Terminological Composition; Referential Modifiers; Vocative Terms; Supernumerary Terms); Structural Principles and Terminological Categories (Lineal and Collateral Differentiation; Generation Stratification; Categories; Reciprocity); Factors Af... View more info

Chinese Language : Fact and Fantasy. Hardcover

By: DeFRANCIS, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu , 1984, ISBN:0824808665:

Seller ID: 99639


DeFRANCIS, John. The Chinese Language : Fact and Fantasy. Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, (1984). Pp [i]-x,[1]-330,(4). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, white cloth, metallic red lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction: The Singlish Affair. Part I. Rethinking "The Chinese Language." 1. On Defining "Chinese" and "Language." 2. A Sketch of Spoken Chinese. 3. Idiolects, Dialects, Regionalects, and Languages. Part II. Rethinking Chinese Characters. 4. What's in a Name? 5. From Pictographs to What? 6. How Do Chinese Characters Represent Sounds? 7. How Do Chinese Character... View more info

Chinese Military Theory : Ancient and Modern. in dj.

By: TIEN, Chen-ya

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mosaic Press, Oakville, ON, 1992, ISBN:0889624232:

Seller ID: 72569


TIEN, Chen-ya. Chinese Military Theory : Ancient and Modern . Oakville, ON:Mosaic Press, (1992). Pp. (12),1-319,(1). 8vo, grey cloth with gilt letter ing to spine. Contents: 1. Introduction, 2. Survey of Ancient Chinese Military Theories, 3. The Opium War and the Transition of the Chinese Military System, 4. The Development of Military Thought in the Early Republican Theory, 5. Jiang Jieshi's Military Thought, 6. Military Thought of Mao Zedong, 7. Current Trends in Chinese Military Thought. Vg in lightly spine-nicked dj. 40.00 View more info

Chinese Mirror. US ed. no dj.

By: AYSCOUGH, Florence DOUGLASS, Lucille.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1925,:

Seller ID: 60854


AYSCOUGH, Florence. A Chinese Mirror : Being Reflections of the Reality behind Appearance. With Drawings by Lucille Douglass. Boston / N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin, n.d. [1925?]. Pp 464, folding map. 8vo, red cloth spine, red clothboards with gold and silver circular design. Laugher p.14. Wear to top and bottom edges, corners worn and bumped, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Chinese Paper-Cuts. Supplement to China Reconstructs, No.12, 1955

By: China - Art).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Shanghai, 1955,:

Seller ID: 79289


(China – Art). Chinese Paper-Cuts. Shanghai, 157 Changshu Lu : Supplement to China Reconstructs, No.12, 1955. Pp 18 leaves (2 pages of text plus 16 plates). Illustrated. Small 8vo, maroon design and lettering to grey wrappers. “Paper cut-outs, done with scissors or knives, are a truly mass art form of rural china. They have been known since at least the twelfth century [...] These charming silhouettes vary from simple outlines to embroidery-like patterns of great intricacy. Their subjects are as varied as life itself – birds, animals, fish, insects, landscapes, scenes from drama.” - fr... View more info

Chinese People's Liberation Army. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GRIFFITH, Samuel B., II. United States and China in World Affairs series.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 113951


GRIFFITH, Samuel B., II. The Chinese People's Liberation Army. New York / Toronto / London / Sydney : published for the Council on Foreign Relations by the McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1967). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiv,(2),1-398,(2), + 3 folding charts in pouch at rear. 8vo, off-white cloth with red Chinese lettering to front board, black and red lettering to spine. A volume in The United States and China in World Affairs series. Foreword by Lucian W. Pye. "Of all the issues relating to Communist China, the one whicharouses the greatest anxieties among the American public is that of Chi... View more info

Chinese Poetic Writing. Translated from the French by Donald A. Riggs and Jerome P. Seaton. With an Anthology of T'ang Poetry, translated from the Chinese by Jerome P. Seaton.

By: CHENG, François.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1982, ISBN:0253202841:

Seller ID: 82515


CHENG, François. Chinese Poetic Writing. Translated from the French by Donald A. Riggs and Jerome P. Seaton. With an Anthology of T'ang Poetry, translated from the Chinese by Jerome P. Seaton. Bloomington : Indiana UniversityPress, (1982). First Midland Book Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-225,(5). Ill ustrated. Index. 8vo, white printed card covers. A Midland Book, MB 284. Contents : Chinese Poetic Writing : 1. The Passive Procedures. 2. The Active Procedures. 3. The Images. An Anthology of T'ang Poetry : Chuch-chi (Quatrains). Lu-shih (Regulated Verse). Ku-t'i-shih (Ancient-style Poetry), Tz'u ... View more info

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Chinese Social and Economic History from the Song to 1900

By: FEUERWERKER, Albert (ed.) Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies No. 45)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: University of Michigan, 1982,:

Seller ID: 59468


FEUERWERKER, Albert (ed.). Chinese Social and Economic History from the Song to 1900. Report of the American Delegation to a Sino-American Symposium, Beijing, 26 October-1 November 1980. Michigan Monographs in Chinese StudiesNo. 45. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, 1982. Pp. 182. 8vo, green a nd white card covers, black titles to front and spine. Essays: Part I. Essays by the American Participants: Albert Feuerwerker's "The 1980 Sino-American Symposium: How It Was Planned, Organized and Run"; G. William Skinner's "Chinese History and the Social Sciences"; Robert M. Hartwe... View more info

Chinese Sources for the Taiping Rebellion 1850-1864. in dj

By: CHENG, J. C. LEWISOHN, William (preface)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press, 1963,:

Seller ID: 59469


CHENG, J. C.. Chinese Sources for the Taiping Rebellion 1850-1864. Preface by Wiliam Lewisohn. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, (March), 1963. Pp. 182. With one folding map. 8vo, light blue cloth, navy titles to spine. This edition limited to 2000 copies. Cloth white-spotted, faint foxing to the endpapers, owner's name expunged with black marker to the top edge, elsevg in dj (small indentation to front panel). 35.00 View more info