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Rediscovering Confucianism | A Major Philosophy of Life in East Asia

Loden, Torbjörn

(Book #ID 97343)

Published by Global Oriental Folkestone, Kent First Edition 2006. 2006.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. This book provides an outline and an appraisal of Confucianism as a system of ideas and beliefs that evolved during the past 3 millennia and continue to do so. Its roots are traced back to pre-Confucian times, followed by a detailed examination of some 40 Confucian thinkers. It also describes the social context of evolution of Confucian thought. Contains [xiv] 199 printed pages of text with monochrome plates to the centre pages. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, unused and unopened new book. We carry this book in stock for immediate dispatch. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Rediscovering Confucianism | A Major Philosophy of Life in East Asia

Loden, Torbjörn

(Book #ID 97342)

Published by Global Oriental Folkestone, Kent First Edition 2006. 2006.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. This book provides an outline and an appraisal of Confucianism as a system of ideas and beliefs that evolved during the past 3 millennia and continue to do so. Its roots are traced back to pre-Confucian times, followed by a detailed examination of some 40 Confucian thinkers. It also describes the social context of evolution of Confucian thought. Contains [xiv] 199 printed pages of text with monochrome plates to the centre pages. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, unused and unopened new book. We carry this book in stock for immediate dispatch. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Britain and the Rise of Communist China: A Study of British Attitudes 1945-1954 [Signed]

Porter, Brian

(Book #ID 12553)

Published by Oxford University Press, London First edition 1967. 1967.

First edition hard back publisher's original sage green cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine. 8vo 8¾" x 5½" 195 pages. SIGNED and dated 1982 presentation copy by the author to front end paper. Fine in Very Good dust wrapper with light fading to spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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China In Decay; The Story of a Disappearing Empire

Krausse, Alexis [1859-1904]

(Book #ID 81589)

Published by Chapman and Hall Ltd., 11 Henrietta Street, London Third Edition 1900. 1900.

Third edition hard back binding in publisher's original yellow cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover with Chinese stacked characters, fore and lower edges irregularly cut. 8vo. 8'' x 6''. Contains 418 printed pages of text with 13 monochrome photographs and 5 fold-out maps [1 colour]. Spine end and upper corners turned-in, age tanning to the end papers, tan age spots to the page edges and some of the early pages and in near Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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£150.00
           
A World of Dreams

Lu Wenfu

(Book #ID 43424)

Published by Panda Books Chinese Literature Press, Beijing First Edition 1986. Beijing 1986.

First edition in publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. ISBN 0835116018. Contains 248 printed pages of text. Without any ownership markings and in Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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The End of the Chinese Dream | Why Chinese People Fear the Future

Lemos, Gerard

(Book #ID 91782)

Published by Yale University Press, New Haven First Edition 2012. 2012.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [ix] 301 printed pages of text with monochrome map. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, unused new book. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9780300169249

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At Middle Age

Shen Rong

(Book #ID 43423)

Published by Panda Books Chinese Literature Press, Beijing First Edition 1987. Beijing 1987.

First edition in publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. ISBN 0835116093. Contains 366 printed pages of text. Without any ownership markings and in Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Through China and Japan: A Book of the Film

Humfrey, R. N. P. [Foreword by Nelson Bitton]

(Book #ID 16692)

Missionary Film Committee 59 New Oxford Street First edition 1932. 1932.

First edition publisher's original ivory and green card covers. 8vo 7¼"x 5" 70 pp. Monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy silk art paper. In Nr. Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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The Pride That Was China: Sidgwick & Jackson Great Civilizations Series

Loewe, Michael

(Book #ID 19131)

Published by Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., 1 Tavistock Chambers, Bloomsbury Way, London First Edition 1990. 1990.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original aqua green cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine. 8vo 9½" x 6¼" xxiv, 312 [pages] ISBN 028399648X. Figures, maps, tables, and monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy silk art paper. Fine in Fine price clipped dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Sons of China Won to Christ

Liberty, Eric R. [China Inland Mission]

(Book #ID 52448)

Published by The China Inland Mission. Agents: Lutterworth Press London First Edition 1943. London 1943.

Publisher's original card wrap covers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 56 printed pages of text. Spine very slightly tanned, without any ownership markings and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Sons of China Won to Christ

Liberty, Eric R. [China Inland Mission]

(Book #ID 52447)

Published by The China Inland Mission. Agents: Lutterworth Press London First Edition 1943. London 1943.

Publisher's original card wrap covers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 56 printed pages of text. Spine very slightly tanned, without any ownership markings and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Longmans Colour Geographies Series Unit 9: Great Plain of China

Herdman, T. [Maps by Ric Wylam]

(Book #ID 21841)

Published by Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 6-7 Clifford Street, London First edition 1957. 1957.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card covers, green cloth spine. 8vo 8" x 6" 40 pp. Colour and monochrome photographic illustrations. Slight rubbing to edges and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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That Chinese Woman; The Life of Sai-Chin-Hua

[Translated from the Chinese by Henry McAleavy] Some of the Illustrations by Wu Yu-ju (Count Waldersee) Sai-Chin-Hua

(Book #ID 58213)

Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, 40 Museum Street, London First Edition 1959. London 1959.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original emerald paper covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine with blind tooled Chinese lettering to the upper panel, green to the upper edges. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 208 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with a little sun fading to the spine, nick to the bottom of the spine with related creasing, 20 mm closed tear to the upper rear corner, not price clipped 18s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Economic reforms and fertility behavior: A study of a Northern Chinese village [China Library]

Weiguo, Zhang

(Book #ID 84916)

Published by Japan Library / Taylor and Francis Group, London First Edition 2002. 2002.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6''. Contains [xvi] 276 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, unused and unopened new book. We carry this book in stock for immediate dispatch. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 1873410492

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Barron's Learn Chinese the Fast and Fun Way

Ji, Lifei

(Book #ID 26648)

Published by Barron's New York 1997. 1997.

Publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card covers. Quarto 10'' x 8'' 183 pages ISBN 0812096894. Colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Chinese-English Dictionary to rear. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Early Civilization in China [Library of the Early Civilizations Edited by Professor Stuart Piggott]

Watson, William [Edited by Professor Stuart Piggott]

(Book #ID 58212)

Published by Thames and Hudson, 30 Bloomsbury Street, London First Edition 1966. London 1966.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original royal blue cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 143 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Very shallow rubs to the spine tips and corners. Near Fine condition book in Fine condition colour illustrated dust wrapper, not price clipped 30s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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China Journey; A Winter Impression

Purvis, Malcom

(Book #ID 54192)

Published by Merehurst Press, London First Edition 1988. London 1988.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original burnt orange cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, colour illustrated end papers. Folio 11'' x 9''. ISBN 185391021X. Contains 141 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, unused new book. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Shenfan: The Continuing Revolution in a Chinese Village

Hinton, William

(Book #ID 29164)

Published by Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, 54 Poland Street, London First Edition 1983. 1983.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original raspberry paper covers, copper lettering to black cloth spine and the upper panel. 8vo 9½'' x 6¼'' 789 pages ISBN 0436196301. Colour illustrations and maps throughout. Very light splash mark across page tops. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with one 5 mm nick to the foot of the front cover, red spine not faded, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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China: An Introductory History

Meyer, Milton Walter

(Book #ID 29497)

Published by Littlefield, Adams & Co. Totowa, New Jersey 1978. 1978.

Publisher's original laminated card covers. 8vo 8½'' x 5¼'' 251 pages ISBN 0822603411. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo Fen Sheng Dituji [Atlas of the Chinese People's Republic]

Hanyu Pinyinban

(Book #ID 29535)

Published by Ditu Chubanshe Zhongguo, Beijing circa 1977. 1977.

Hard back binding in publisher's original burgundy cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine and the upper panel. Quarto 10½'' x 8¼''. Chinese Atlas in Chinese. Colour maps throughout. Fine condition book in very near Fine condition dust wrapper with small scuff mark to top of lower panel. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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The Garden of Perfect Brightness; The History of the Yüan Ming Yüan and of the Emperors who lived there (Manchu Court, Emperor Yung Cheng, Emperor Chien Lung, Lord Elgin)

Danby, Hope [Introductory Note by Sir John T. Pratt]

(Book #ID 58205)

Published by Williams and Norgate Ltd., 36 Great Russell Street, London First Edition 1950. London 1950.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original royal blue cloth cover, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, navy to the upper edges. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 239 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout, a picturesque map of the Old Stone Road from the Garden of Perfect Brightness to Peking and of the Jade Canal to the end papers. Shallow rubs to the corners and softened spine ends, foxing to the closed page edges and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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£195.00
           
The Beijing Consensus: How China's Authoritarian Model Will Dominate the Twenty-First Century

Halper, Stefan

(Book #ID 91754)

Published by Basic Books | Perseus Books New York First Edition 2010. 2010.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original banana yellow paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the black spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [xvi] 296 printed pages of text. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9780465013616

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Whitewave [White Wave] A Chinese Tale

Diane Wolkstein and Ed Young

(Book #ID 65424)

Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York First Edition 1979. New York 1979.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original ivory white paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the black cloth spine, raspberry end papers. Quarto 10½'' x 8¼''. Contains printed pages of text with wispy monochrome illustrations throughout complementing the story. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with old dry stain to the bottom third of the front cover, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0690038933

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The Three Daughters of Madame Liang

Buck, Pearl S. [Jacket Design by Ronald Clyne] Madame Liang

(Book #ID 63600)

Published by The John Day Company Inc., 62 West 45th Street, New York, USA 1969. USA 1969.

First US edition hard back binding in publisher's original sand cloth covers, gilt illustrated title block to the spine and the upper panel, fore edges uncut. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 315 printed pages of text. Lower spine end creased. Near Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow nicks to the spine ends and corners, sun bleaching to the colours of the spine. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Dawn Blossoms Plucked at Dusk

Lu Hsun

(Book #ID 31780)

Published by Foreign Languages Press Peking First Edition 1976. Peking 1976.

First edition in publisher's original pink card wrap covers [softback] with French Flaps. 8vo 7'' x 5'' 120 printed pages of text and in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Confucius and Confucianism

Wilhelm, Richard [Translated by George H. Danton and Annina Periam Danton]

(Book #ID 75196)

Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Company Ltd., London First Edition 1931. London 1931.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 181 printed pages of text. Spine ends creased with tiny rubs, foxing to the closed page edges, some tan age spots to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper which has been reinforced with tape to the spine ends and corners, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Small Hydro Power in China; A Survey

Hangzhou Regional Centre

(Book #ID 44121)

Published by Intermediate Technology Publications 9 King Street, London First Edition 1985. London 1985.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated laminated card wrap covers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. ISBN 094668846X. Contains xii, 107 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and maps throughout. Without any ownership markings and in Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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The Terracotta Warriors | The Secret Codes of the Emperor's Army

Cotterell, Maurice

(Book #ID 102616)

Published by Headline Book Publishing, Hodder Headline Plc., 338 Euston Road, London First Edition 2003. 2003.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original forest green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains (xi), 298 printed pages of text with 16 pages of colour photographs, maps, plans and diagrams throughout the text. Slight tanning to the text block edges. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, £18.99. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0747271321

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The Dragon and the Phoenix; Love, Sex and the Chinese

Chou, Eric

(Book #ID 47931)

Published by Michael Joseph Ltd., 26 Bloomsbury Street, London First Edition 1971. London 1971.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 718198876. Contains 222 printed pages of text. Without any ownership markings. Fine condition book, in near Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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China Looks at the World; Reflections for a Dialogue: Eight Letters to T'ang-lin

Geoffroy-Dechaume, Francois

(Book #ID 38385)

Published by Faber and Faber Ltd., 24 Russell Square London First Edition 1967. London 1967.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. 8vo 9'' x 6'' 237 pp. Maps throughout. Faint name to the bottom page edges. Very Good condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with only a couple of small faint marks to the spine, not price clipped 36s. Dust wrapper without any tears or chips and supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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The Early Arrival of Dreams; A Year in China

Mahoney, Rosemary

(Book #ID 38429)

Published by Macdonald & Co. Ltd., 19 Ludgate Hill, London First Edition 1991. London 1991.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original brick red cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. 8vo 9½'' x 6¼'' 325 pages ISBN 0356197506. Fine condition book, in very near Fine condition dust wrapper with faint crease line to the spine tip, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Archaeometry (Volume 43, Part 1; February 2001) Preliminary Provenance Research on Chinese Neolithic Pottery: Huating (Xinyi County) and Three Yellow River Valley Sites

Anwu Xu, Changsui Wang, Jinqi Chi, Mingchuan Li, Maosen Zhang (et al)

(Book #ID 91188)

Published by Blackwell Publishing for University of Oxford First Edition 2001. 2001.

First edition in publisher's original card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 10'' x 7''. Contains 165 [5] printed pages of text with monochrome figures and photographs. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0003813X (200102) 43

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The Trail of Opium; The Eleventh Plague

Goldsmith, Margaret

(Book #ID 58207)

Published by Robert Hale Ltd., 102 Great Russell Street, London First Edition 1939. London 1939.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original coral cloth cover, silver title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 286 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Slight age darkening to the spine and closed page edges, light foxing to the end papers and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Rediscovering Confucianism | A Major Philosophy of Life in East Asia

Loden, Torbjörn

(Book #ID 85135)

Published by Global Oriental Folkestone, Kent First Edition 2006. 2006.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. This book provides an outline and an appraisal of Confucianism as a system of ideas and beliefs that evolved during the past 3 millennia and continue to do so. Its roots are traced back to pre-Confucian times, followed by a detailed examination of some 40 Confucian thinkers. It also describes the social context of evolution of Confucian thought. Contains [xiv] 199 printed pages of text with monochrome plates to the centre pages. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, unused and unopened new book. We carry this book in stock for immediate dispatch. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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