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ECHO OF CHINESE, Special Issue of West & East Monthly

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Taiwan, West & East Monthly: 1966

Seller ID: 002043

Condition: Very Good+


In English and Chinese. 125 pp. in English. Many articles on U.S. policies with China-also Mao and the Communists. Book and covers are Very Good. View more info

HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE. NOVEMBER 1868

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1868

Seller ID: 004379

Condition: Good- to Fair


November Issue. Volume 37, Number 222. Some articles written or about FAMOUS AMERICANS: J. ROSS BROWNE:Explorations in Lower California (Second Paper) pp.740-752 with illustrations; Fish-Culture in America, pp.721-739 with illustrations- one of SETH GREEN; The Handel Festival at the Crystal Place, 1868, pp.753-759 with illustrations-one of CHRISTINE NILSSON; and Democracy of the Chinese by REV. WILLIAM SPEER, pp.839-848. Soiling to front cover. Ink "blottish" fro... View more info

SCIENCE, August 7, 1885. Volume VI. No. 131

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003183

Condition: Good+


From Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: JOSEPH F. JAMES "An abormal Rudbeckla" with an illustration; and WM. H. BREWER "The ginkgo tree"; also under Letters to Editor: "The swimming-habits of the sunfish" by John A. Ryder with an illustration of "Mola Rotunda". Other articles: "Exploration in Indo-China" with 4 illustrations including a map of proposed railways; "The Telephone in Paris" with a map "showing Pari... View more info

AREA HANDBOOK FOR COMMUNIST CHINA: DA PAM NO. 550-60, OCTOBER 1967

By: Chaffee, Frederic H. (et. all)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1967

Seller ID: 005589

Condition: Very Good


Handbooks written by Foreign Area Studies of The American University. 672 pages with index. Brown flexible covers with black lettering on front and spine. Cover corners bumped, edges folded, sun fading to lettering and spine. Dirt smudges on top page edge. Ex. lib. with stamp and identification numbers on front freepaper. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

ADMISSION OF WIVES OF AMERICAN CITIZENS OF ORIENTAL ANCESTRY. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION

By: Congress

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1926

Seller ID: 007385

Condition: Very Good-


House of Representatives, Sixty-Ninth Congress, First Session. February 16, 1926. Statements of Leonidas C. Dyer, George H. Fong, W. L. Sun, Guy E. Kelly, Peter Soo Hoo, Peter Wong on H. R. 6544. Hearing No. 69.1.8. 49 pp. Government document. Tan pages with thick staple binding. Document edges are browning, few marks to front cover, right edge is slightly creased, additional staple mark along spine on both front and back. Interior pages clean, no marks. Document in VG- ... View more info

THE ESSENCE OF CONFUCIANISM (LITTLE BLUE BOOK NO. 471)

By: Finger, Charles J.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Girard, Kansas, Haldeman-Julius Publications:

Seller ID: 007039

Condition: Good+


Little Blue Book No. 471. Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius. 64 pp. No publication date. Yellow stiff paper covers with photo image of Haldeman-Julius on back cover. Wear to cover corners and edges, small tears to bottom edge on back cover, cover edges darkened, rubbing and tears to spine ends. Inside covers are significantly darkened. Interior pages clean, no marks. Book in Good+ condition. Little Blue Books were originally written to allow the working class the same access ... View more info

POPULAR CHINESE COOK BOOK (LITTLE BLUE BOOK NO. 1548)

By: Gibbs, Lorene Campbell

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Girard, Kansas, Haldeman-Julius Publications:

Seller ID: 007049

Condition: Good+


Little Blue Book No. 1548. Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius. 32 pp. No publication date. Yellow stiff paper covers with photo image of Haldeman-Julius on back cover. Wear to cover corners and edges, soiling to front cover, creases to front cover, rubbing and tears to spine ends. Interior pages clean, no marks. Book in Good+ condition. Little Blue Books were originally written to allow the working class the same access as the "educated" class to works of literature, s... View more info

Review of the Family Sphingidae of the Palearctic and Chinese-Himalayan Faunas

By: Kuznetsova, N. Ya.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Amerind Pub. Co.: 1972

Seller ID: 002442

Condition: Very Good to Very Good+


Translated from Russian. Published for the Smithsonian Institution and The National Science Foundation, Washington D.C. 43 pp. plus fold-out chart. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on front. Exterior is VG to VG+. Front/back endpapers "bubbly" possibly due to pasting down to boards ?, otherwise interior is tight, clean and in Near Fine condition. Dust Jacket's back cover with museum mailing label. Several small rubbings to front cover and tiny chips to top spine ... View more info

I CHING: THE BOOK OF CHANGES

By: MacHovec, Frank J. (translated)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, New York, The Peter Pauper Press: 1971

Seller ID: 007205

Condition: Very Good-


"This concise handbook on human relations is from ancient China and may be the oldest book in the world." 63 pp. Red paper hard cover with image of gold dragon on front. DJ in Good- to Good condition with chipping/creasing to edges and corners, fading to spine and back top cover edge, ink spots/marks, top spine end is torn and missing. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, wear to spine ends. Spine slightly cocked. Front hinge loose. Interior is clean, t... View more info

JOURNEY INTO CHINA

By: National Geographic Society

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, National Geographic Society.: 1982

Seller ID: 003169

ISBN: 0-87044-449-2

Condition: Near Fine to Fine


518 pp. with Index. 412 color photographs. Tiny bit of rubbing at spine top gutters otherwise Fine exterior and interior.Beautiful book. Gilt design on cover and gilt lettering on spine. All edges gilt. View more info

PREHISTORIC MAN OF CENTRAL CHINA AND A HOUSEBOAT ON THE YANGTZE

By: Nelson, N. C. And Ethelyn G. Nelson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum Natural History: 1927

Seller ID: 005480

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from Natural History, Vol. XXVI, No. 6, 1926, pp. 570-587. Gift inscription on front cover that reads "Writers' Compliments". Section (1 3/4") along top edge near spine has damage from silverfish that affects entire document, but does not compromise text. Overall document is in VG condition. View more info

The Exhibition of Archaelogical Finds of the People's Republic of China.

By: Organization Committee Of The Exhibition Of Archaelogical Finds Of The People's Republic Of China.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 003170

Condition: Very Good+


no actual date. Probably 1975 as dates of Exhibitions in U.S. are stated in the front. Laid in "program" from the exhibition in San Francisco. Pictorial covers. Slight rubbing at top edge, otherwise exterior is Near Fine. Interior is Fine. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND THE TA TSING EMPIRE

By: Tyler, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1844

Seller ID: 006843

Condition: Very Good-


"In the Senate of the United States, January 28, 1845. Ordered, That the documents communicated by the President of the United States in relation to the treaty with the Ta Tsing Empire, from which the injunction of secrecy has been removed, be printed for the use of the Senate." 28th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Doc. 67. 104 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Creasing along spine, pages are browning along edges. Document i... View more info

THE FISHERIES OF CHINA

By: Yen, Wei-Ching W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 004013

Condition: Very Good


Address before the Fourth International Fishery Congress held at Washington, U.S.A., September 22 to 26, 1908. From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Vol. XXVIII, 1921-22. Document No. 664. pp 367-373. Author was the Second Secretary Imperial Chinese Legation, Washington D.C. " The more common of the edible fishes in our country are the perch, mackerel, sturgeon, goby, pomfret, eel, gudgeon, shad, sole, mullet, flounder, herring, carp, bream, etc. With our dense p... View more info

MOUSE MATCH: A CHINESE FOLKTALE

By: Young, Ed

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007193

ISBN: 0-15-201453-5

Condition: Very Good


"How does a young mouse find the perfect husband? Why, by traveling far, far from home, of course... In this story based on an ancient Chinese tale, a young mouse discovers that the answer might be closer to home than she ever imagined." The story is told on accordion-style stiff cardboard paper with illustrations by the author and the story told in English on one side, and the tale told again in Chinese on the other side. Signed by the author at bottom of Author... View more info