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Revenue Surcharges : L.Y. Woo Collection

By: WOO, L. Y.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Taipei, Publisher not Identified: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14255

Condition: Fine


English and Chinese characters. Many numbered pages blank on one side. 156 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy still quite fresh. Top quality color and printing. Tight binding, no wear to the cloth. Unpacked weight, 925g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

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Strange Battlegound; The Operations in Korea and Their Effects on the Defence Policy of Canada . The Official History of the Canadian Army in Korea

By: WOOD, Lt. Col. Herbert Fairlie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of National Defence: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044147

Condition: About Fine


Official History of the Canadian Armed Forces in the Korean War. 317pp, photo illustrated, folding maps, endpaper maps. Hardcover in red cloth with gilt spine and gilt device on front cover. No dustjacket. Tight, clean copy of a scarce book. Unmarked. Boards are bright, as is interior. Appears almost 'as new'. Weight, 750g. View more info

Letters from the Khyber Pass and Other Travel Writings

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd/Art Gallery of Ontario: 1993

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 23426

ISBN: 1550540831

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Travel writing from Canada's George Woodcock spanning 40 years and covering much of the globe. 213pp. Bright, clean copy. Tight square binding with a lightly creased spine. Weight, 320g. View more info

S'akti and S'akta

By: WOODROFFE, Sir John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Madras, Ganesh & Co.: 1965

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 23533

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of essays and addresses by Sir John Woodroffe dealing with the nature and validity of the Tantras in general and the Sakta Tantra in particular, Sakta Doctrine, Sakta Ritual and Kundalini Sakti. 732pp. Some passages highlighted towards end of book. Otherwise book is bright and clean. Well printed for type. Sound binding. Red cloth is bright and glossy. Lower corner bumps present. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips, small lost pieces etc., but bright and clean. ... View more info

Education in Japan: A Reprint of the Papers Submitted by the Japanese Preparatory Committees to the Seventh Biennial Conference of the World Federation of Education Associations, Volume II

By: WORLD FEDERATION OF EDUCATION

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tokyo, World Conference Committee of the Japanese Education Assoc.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21119

Condition: Good VG


Volume 2 only of the proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference of the W. F. E. A. This volume contains all of the papers prepared by the Japanese Preparatory Committee for the Conference in Tokyo in August of 1937. They deal with all aspects of education in Japan in the immediate pre-WWII period. English language text. 580pp, illustrated. Three ink signatures to ffep. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound hinges. Sound binding in dark green cloth with impressed design... View more info

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Laogai: The Chinese Gulag

By: WU, Hongda Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Westview Press: 1992

Edition: Second Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 30255

ISBN: 081331769X

Condition: Very Good Plus


'...comprehensive documentation of where and how China handles its prison population'. 247pp, photo illustrated, maps, tables.BNright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. A little rubbing and light scratches to rear wrappers. Weight, 350g. View more info

The New Look in China's Rural Areas

By: XIANCHU, Peng et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Beijing, China Reconstructs: 1983

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 29549

Condition: Vg+


An account of changes in China's rural areas circa the early 1980s. English language publication. 110pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Minor rubbing to wrappers otherwise almost 'as new'. Weight, 120g. View more info

Houses of Asia / Casas Asiaticas / Case Asiatiche

By: YABUKA, Nerelle

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Germany, Feierabend Verlag: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18695

ISBN: 3936761280

Condition: About Fine


High quality color photographs of the interiors and exteriors of houses in Asia. Text in English, Spanish and Italian. 400 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm. A very bright, fresh copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only small defect - a light, top corner crease to the front wrapper. Otherwise 'as new'. Weight, 690g. View more info

Baggage Labels & Envelope; Yamato Hotel, Kobe, Japan

By: YAMATO HOTEL [Kobe]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Yamato Hotel, Yamato Hotel:

Seller ID: 052263

Condition: Fine/VG


Lot of 3 vintage items from the Yamato Hotel in Kobe, Japan. 1] Flower-shaped label, 4" diameter, VG+, full glue 2] Hotel building label, old and attractive but with a lost 'nick' to the left margin 3] Yamato Hotel envelope, unused. Inexpensive Lettermail postal rates apply - Domestic & International View more info

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Goethe in China (1899-1999): [Gede Zai Zhongguo]

By: YANG, Wuneng

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Peter Lang: 2000

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 24353

ISBN: 3631357141

Condition: Fine


German language text. 185pp, illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 290g. View more info

The Courtesan's Jewel Box: Chinese Stories of the Xth -XVII Centuries

By: YANG, Xianyi and Gladys Yang - Translators

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Languages Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 21961

Condition: Fine


Selection of popular Chinese stories from the 10th to 17th centuries. 520pp, illustrated, fixed silk page marker, slipcase. Book and dustjacket are 'as new', as is slipcase. Fine copy. Weight, 810g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. W... View more info

Chinese folk art in American collections, early 15th through early 20th Centuries

By: YOUHE ZENG; CHINA HOUSE GALLERY

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, China Institute in America: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044618

Condition: VG


Chinese folk art in American collections, early 15th through early 20th centuries. Catalog of the exhibition held Oct. 27-Jan. 30, 1977 at the China House Gallery, New York. 99 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Author - Tseng Yu-ho Ecke. Interior is very bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Wear to head os spine - bumped? Wrappers show surface rubbing. Weight, 300g. View more info

The Death Peddlers: Communist China's Opium War on the West

By: YOUNG, Patricia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Canada, Author Published: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28867

Condition: Good VG


Scarce booklet blaming Communist China for the Drug trade in the West. Very controversial, but interestingly developed theory. 58pp. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Blue card wrappers show a little surface rubbing. Sound copy. Weight, 72g. View more info

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Chinese Women Through Chinese Eyes (East Gate Books)

By: YU-NING, Li

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., East Gate/Sharpe: 2014

Edition: Fouth Printing [of 1992]

Seller ID: 038952

ISBN: 0873325974

Condition: Fine


The special focus of this book is the lives and experiences of women in China in the first half of the 20th century. It looks at the historical role of women in a time of great social and economic upheaval and presents the views of women themselves through essays and autobiographies. A collection of essays originally in Chinese. xxx, 251 pages ; 23 cm. Book is 'as new' - bright, clean and unmarked, still very fresh. Tight, square bindig shows no spine creasing. Weight, 4... View more info

Stories By Yun Heung-gil

By: YUN, Heung-Gil

Price: $6.95

Publisher: London, Readers International: 1989

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 21843

ISBN: 0930523598

Condition: About Fine


'First English collection by Korea's most original and stylish young writer'. Translated from the Korean. 233pp.Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar, almost new in appearance, but with a small closed tear to head of spine. Weight, 320g. View more info

The Art of Naxi Dongba Culture

By: YUNNAN SHENG SHE HUI KE XUE YUAN

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kunming Shi: 1992

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 31008

ISBN: 722201084X

Condition: Near Fine


A book on the art and marterial culture of the Naxi people of North-west China. Title in English. Text in Chinese. 184pp, profusely illustrated in color. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding. No wear to navy blue cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows a little edge wear but is otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 1.08kg. View more info

Printing as an agent of social stability : the social organization of book production in China during the Sung Dynasty

By: ZE, David Wei

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Simon Fraser University: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039657

ISBN: 0612068803

Condition: Fine


Dissertation for a Doctoral degree at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. Published in book form with blue cloth hardcovers. 374pp. Text on one side of each page only. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Usually, less than 10 such copies are produced. Heavy book for shipping at 2.01kg. View more info

Chinese Pottery and Porcelain

By: ZHIYAN, Li and WEN, Cheng

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Languages Press: 1980

Seller ID: 037256

ISBN: 0835111857

Condition: VG+


Excellent, advanced monograph on the History of Ceramics in China with superb illustrations. 1st edition, stiff wraps, 7.25"x10", 207pp, illus in b&w and in color. Good Copy, clean and tight, VG+ View more info

The Opium War

By: Zhongguo jin dai shi cong shu bian xie Zu

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 051148

Condition: As New


History of the Opium War in China, 1840-42. By the Compilation Group for the "History of Modern China" Series. 131 pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 139g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within North America. View more info

The Reform Movement of 1898

By: Zhongguo jin dai shi cong shu bian xie Zu

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 051149

Condition: As New


History of the Reform Movement in China of 1898. By the Compilation Group for the "History of Modern China" Series. 136 pages, [2] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 147g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within North America. View more info