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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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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

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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 Ox and His Herdsman, a Chinese Zen Text,  with Commentary and Pointers by Master D.R. Otsu and Japanese Illustrations of the Fifteenth Century

The Ox and His Herdsman, a Chinese Zen Text, with Commentary and Pointers by Master D.R. Otsu and Japanese Illustrations of the Fifteenth Century

By: Trevor, M H. (trans)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press: 1969

Seller ID: 35751

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Illustrated pale red d/jkt, unclipped. Dk pink boards, clean and bright; binding tight. Monochrome illustrations. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 7 1/2); 96 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

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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