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Image for Beyond the Closed Door Chinese Culture and the Creation of T'Ai Chi Ch'uan

Beyond the Closed Door Chinese Culture and the Creation of T'Ai Chi Ch'uan

By: Breslow, Arien Lev

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Paul H. Crompton Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 35725

ISBN: 0964473003

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, creased along top edge and rear corners. Internally clean, no ownership markings, dedication from owner inside front wrapper, binding tight. ; 9.3 X 6.3 X 1.0 inches; 400 pages View more info

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Wild Swans Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33720

ISBN: 0002153572

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Publisher's hardback in dust jacket, signed by the author on the title-page, dj slightly edgeworn, lean to spine, small stain to fep, internally clean, illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 524 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Intellectual in Modern Chinese History

By: Cheek, Timothy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2016

Seller ID: 37581

ISBN: 1107643198

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, unmarked, text clean, some marginal notes and underlining in pencil, binding tight. ; 8.4 X 5.9 X 0.7 inches; 396 pages View more info

Image for Ladak Physical, Statistical and Historical

Ladak Physical, Statistical and Historical

By: Cunningham, A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pilgrims Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 38107

ISBN: 8177693298

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt covered in archival film which is a little rucked. Brown boards, corners bumped, gilt a little faded. Fore edges a little stained, b&w and colour illustrations, binding tight. ; 9.8 X 7.7 X 1.4 inches; 483 pages View more info

Image for The Communist Takeover of Hangzhou The Transformation of City and Cadre, 1949-1954

The Communist Takeover of Hangzhou The Transformation of City and Cadre, 1949-1954

By: Gao, James Z.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 2004

Seller ID: 37573

ISBN: 0824827015

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt marked, light grey boards, front board bowed. Text clean, some marginal notes in pencil, binding tight. ; Study Of The Weatherhead East Asian Institute; 9.2 X 6.5 X 1.1 inches; 376 pages View more info

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The British Settlement of Penang

By: Low, James

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 36739

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


D/jkt marked, wrapped in plastic. Dark green boards, ex libris sticker on front pastedown. Internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 23 x 15 x 3 cm; 321 pages View more info

Image for Science And Civilisation In China. Vol I: Introductory Orientations

Science And Civilisation In China. Vol I: Introductory Orientations

By: Needham, Joseph

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge At The University Press: 1965

Seller ID: 32668

ISBN: B01FEKTVH8

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated blue + white d/jkt, clipped; very intact, but a trifle marked, and worn at upper edges; spine slightly darkened. Blk cloth spine; gilt titling bright. Illustrated boards (same as d/jkt), clean and bright. B/w illustrations; fold-out maps at rear. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 4to (8" x 10"); 328 pages View more info

Image for Science And Civilisation In China. Vol II: History of Scientific Thought.

Science And Civilisation In China. Vol II: History of Scientific Thought.

By: Needham, Joseph

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge At The University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 32669

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated blue + white d/jkt, clipped; very intact, but a trifle marked; spine slightly darkened. Blk cloth spine; gilt titling bright. Illustrated boards (same as d/jkt), clean and bright. B/w illustrations. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 4to (8" x 10"); 696 pages View more info

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Science And Civilisation In China. Vol IV: Physics and Physical Technology, pt i, Physics.

By: Needham, Joseph

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge At The University Press: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32670

ISBN: 0521058023

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated blue + white d/jkt, clipped; very intact, but a trifle marked, and worn at upper edges; spine slightly darkened. Blk cloth spine; gilt titling bright. Illustrated boards (same as d/jkt), clean and bright. B/w illustrations. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 4to (8" x 10"); 434 pages View more info

Image for The Nine Songs -- a Study of Shamanism in Ancient China

The Nine Songs -- a Study of Shamanism in Ancient China

By: Waley, A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1956

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 31124

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Plain dk grey d/jkt, unclipped; spine as little darkened. Pale blue boards. pp clean and supple. Owner's initials on front endpaper. Overall, a nice, tight copy.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 64 pages View more info

Image for Power and Wealth in Rural China The Political Economy of Institutional Change

Power and Wealth in Rural China The Political Economy of Institutional Change

By: Whiting, Susan H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 37578

ISBN: 0521623227

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


D/jkt has sunned spine. Burgundy boards, corners sharp. Occasional marginal notes and underlining in pencil, binding tight. ; Cambridge Modern China Series; 9.0 X 6.1 X 1.1 inches; 370 pages View more info

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Confucianism and Modernism Industrialization and Democratization in East Asia

By: Zhang, Wei-Bin (Associate Professor of E & Zhang)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 29554

ISBN: 0333749669

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Illustrated dust jacket, small, neat ex libris sticker with previous owner's name on front paste down, ; Industrialization and Democratization of the Confucian Regio; 8.58 X 5.67 X 0.87 inches; 240 pages View more info

Image for The Lost Boat Avant-Garde Fiction from China

The Lost Boat Avant-Garde Fiction from China

By: Zhao, Henry Y. H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wellsweep Press: 1992

Seller ID: 35907

ISBN: 094845413X

Condition: Very Good-


Stiff card wrappers, slightly bent. Internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 8.4 X 5.9 X 0.7 inches; 256 pages View more info