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'Til we see the Light of Hope

By: OUCHI, Ed - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Vernon Japanese Senior Citizens' Associatio,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Editor


Story of Japanese-Canadian immigrants to British Columbia, in particular, to the Veron area. 135pp, ^16pp, 156¸pp, pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm. First half of text, pp1-150, in English. Second half of text in Japanese, pp156-1. Signed by the Editor on the title page. Internally, the book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and the cloth shows no wear, The dustjacket is complete but somewhat marred by some light stain to the... View more info

A Book of Chinese Opera Masks

By: GEE, Judith Karen

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Osoyoos, BC, Steam RR/Chingee Publications, 1990

Edition: First Edition


Juvenile coloring/cut-out book of Chinese Opeera masks. [16pp], 6 masks, color=schemes on rear wrapper. Bright and clean, uas new'. Weight, 66g. View more info

A Brief History of Chinese and Japanese Civilizations

By: SCHIROKAUER, Conrad

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harcourt Publishers Group (Australia) Pty.Ltd, 1978

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition


Overview of Chinese and Japanese history. xxi, 662 pages : illustrations: maps by J. P. Tremblay ; 24 cm. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. A few very light reading creases to the spine. Slight wear to the front wrapper. Solid, sound copy. Weight, 1.02kg. View more info

A Brief History of the Great Moghuls

By: GASCOIGNE, Bamber

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Robinson, 2002

Edition: Second Paperback Printing


The story of India's great flowering of wealth and cultural splendour under the rule of the Great Moghuls in the 16th and 17th centuries. xx, 278 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 20 cm. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 284g. View more info

A Catalog of Filipiniana at Valladolid

By: TUBANUI, Helen R. - Editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Quezon City, Ateneo De Manila University Press, 1973

Edition: First Edition


Guide for researchers and scholars interested in writings on the Philippines. 2834 materials listed. 364pp. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square biding. No creases to spine. University 'Discard' stamp to ffep - actually, a never-used donation with NO other markings. Attractive, sound copy. Weight, 660g. View more info

A catalogue of the Chinese translation of the Buddhist Tripitaka : the sacred canon of the Buddhists in China and Japan

By: NANJIO, Bunyiu

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chinese Materials Center, 1975

Edition: Reprint Edition


Compiled by Bunyiu Nanjio. OCLC Number: 164350814. XXXVI S., 480 Sp. Bright, clean interior. Ink name to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Dustjacket is clean and unmarked with a little edge wear. Weight, 660g. View more info

A Concise History of East Asia for the Certificate, 1815-1921 [with M. C. exercises]

By: SAI-CHUN, Lam

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Wide Angle Press Ltd., 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author


Concise history of East Asia, 1815-1921, for Hong Kong students. English language text. Presentation in the hand of the author to the ffep. 217pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 470g. View more info

A History of Cambodia

By: CHANDLER, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chiang Mai, Silkworm Books, 1998

Edition: Second Edition, Updated


History of Cambodia. 288pp. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 400g. View more info

A Military History of Modern China 1924-1949

By: LIU, F. F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., Princeton Univ Press, 1956

Edition: First Edition


China in transition - the turbulent years of Chiang Kai-shek, the Kuomintang, and the Communist triumph on the mainland. 312pp, map. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Corner clip to ffep otherwise uinmarked and undamaged. Book plate to ffep. Tight, square binidng, no wear to cloth.. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 634g. View more info

A Pioneer Tobacco Merchant in the Orient

By: THOMAS, James A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Presentation Inscription


The author's personal experiences as a tobacco merchant in the Orient commencing in 1897. Dedicated author's inscription to the ffep. It reads - 'To Mrs Kent / With sincere good wishes / James A. Thomas /July 1931'. 5 preliminary leaves, 3-339 pages color frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimiles 22 cm. Includes index. Part of DJ flap - with info on the author - laid-in. Interior of the book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Ye... View more info

A River Named Lee

By: POY, Vivienne

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Scarborough, ON, Calyan Publishing, 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


Story of the Lee family of Hong Kong and also of a famous murder case in the then British Colony. English text at front and Chinese text at back. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Photo illustrated. Bright, clean unmarked copy. Weight, 570g. View more info

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A Selection of Shandong Han Dynasty Sculpture Images

By: SHANDONG PROVINCIAL MUSEUM

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shandong, China, Shandong Provincial Museum, 1981

Edition: First Edition


Book contains 585 images of engraved, stone sculptures on rock from Shandong, the birthplace of Confucius. Text written in simplified Chinese with detailed description of each image. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Boards are similar. Bump to top corner of front board. Tight, square, sound binding. Dustjacket shows surface rubbing, some edge wear and wear to tips and corners. Info available. Very heavy, oversized book. View more info

A short history of Chinese Art

By: SULLIVAN, Michael

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, 1967

Edition: First Edition


Short but sweeping history of Chinese Art. 279 pages color frontispiece, illustrations, 72 plates, maps, facsimiles, tables 23 cm. Interior is bright and still fresh. There is a tiny name in ink to the ffep otherwise the book is unmarked.Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy, still 'fresh' wrappers. Weight, 440g. View more info

A Short History of the Chinese People

By: GOODRICH, L. Carrington

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1951

Edition: Revised, Second Edition


Detailed, scholary one-volume history of the Chinese people. 288pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound binding. No wear to cloth. Minor bumps to lower corners. Dustjacket is clean but spine is sun-darkened with wear to both extremities etc. Weight, 470g. View more info

A Song of Unending Sorrow {Ch'ang-hen ko]: Interpretive Paintings By Pau Siu-Yau

By: BAO, Shaoyou

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Printmart Printing Press, 1985

Edition: First Edition


Paintings by Pau Siu-yao interpreting scenes from the poem by Shaoyou Bao [772-846 AD]. From an Exhinbition held in Pasadena, California in 1985. English language text. Unpaginated, [72pp], illustrated with full-page color paintings. Overall, bright and very clean. Previous owners details to tp. Sound, stapled binding. Weight, 372g. View more info