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Five Variations on the Theme of Japanese Painting

By: BRONSTEIN, Leo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Freeport, Brandeis University/Bond Wheelwright: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 039095

ISBN: 870271059

Condition: Near Fine


The author attempts to lead the reader to a better understanding of Japanese painting. 373pp, illustrated in b&w and in color. Illustration on paper pasted to front board. Original transparent, plastic dustjacket is present, missing small pieces at edges. Also, laid-in, is a printed sheet review/summary of the book. Heavy, book weighing 1.45kg. View more info

The Transformation of the Chinese Earth: Aspects of the Evaluation of the Chinese Earth from Earliest Times to Mao Tse-tung

By: BUCHANAN, Keith

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12801

ISBN: 7135-1549-X

Condition: Near Fine


The author's view of the Chinese 'preoccupation with the 'quality of life', their vision of a society in which human and economic relations are motivated not by considerations of material gain but by moral incentives'. 336pp, photo illustrated, maps and cartograms. Bright. fresh copy with a sound binding.Four lines underlined on page 73. Similar dustjacket, unclipped. View more info

Fighting Angel; Portrait of a Soul

By: BUCK, Pearl S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038790

Condition: About Fine


A memoir, sometimes called a "creative non-fiction novel," this is the life story of Pearl Buck's father. Only the names of the people are changed. Sydenstricker was a contradictory and irascible man, isolated him from the rest of the missionary community, but he was also a man of stern convictions and complex personality sufficient reason to look again into the lives of individuals in order to gain understanding of today's Chinese church. 3 preliminary leaves, [9]-302 pages; 22 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked Binding is tight and square and the cloth shows no wear. The dustjack... View more info

Peace and Friendship: Speeches By N. A. Bulganin and N. S. Khrushchov in India, Burma and Afghanistan, November-December 1955

By: BULGANIN, N. A.: KHRUSHCHOV, N. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, USSR Embassy in Canada: 1955

Edition: First

Seller ID: 34711

Condition: Good VG


Speeches made by two leading officials of the USSR during 1955, on trips to India, Burma and Afghanistan. 234pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Slight aging to wrappers and a light vertical crease to rear wrapper. Weight, 256g. View more info

Islamic Tombs in India: The Iconography and Genesis of Their Design

By: BUNCE, Fredrick W.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, DK Printrworld: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31923

ISBN: 812460245X

Condition: Near Fine


'Contours of Indian art & architecture, no. 2'. The book is by an Indological scholar who has studied different architectural traditions of the world covers the architecture and iconography of some 36 Islamic tombs in India spanning a period of over 500 years from c. ad 1230 to 1754. XXXI, 334 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. Similar unclipped dustjacket. Heavy book weighing 1.18kg prior to packing. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian dom... View more info

Rengsanggri: Family and Kinship in a Garo Village

By: BURLING, Robbins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07437

Condition: Near Fine


Study of the Village of Rengsanggri in Assam home to people of the Garos hill tribe. 377pp, photo illustrated. Very clean copy of the book , unmarked, and with a firm binding. Dustjacket has a little edge wear particularly at the extremities of the spine. View more info

Guest of Hirohito

By: CAMBON, Kenneth

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, PW Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046893

ISBN: 0-9694983-0-6

Condition: VG+


Autobiographical account of a Canadian Prisoner-of-War captured by the Japanese in Hong Kong in 1941. 184pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with only minor signs of use. Previous owner's name/date to the tp, otherwise unmarked. Sound binding with no creasing to spine. Unpacked weight, 340g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Mission With Mountbatten

By: CAMPBELL-JOHNSON, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1986

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 33933

ISBN: 0689706979

Condition: VG+


An account of Mountbatten's mission to shepherd India through to independence from Britain. Originally published in 1951. Foreword by Earl Mountbatten of Burma. 383pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, inside and outside. Tight, square binding with a light, central crease to the spine. Weight, 612g. View more info

China Tide: The revealing story of the Hong Kong exodus to Canada

By: CANNON, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Canada: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 052453

ISBN: 0006376347

Condition: Near Fine


The author, 'paints a vivid picture of the prospective Hong Kong immigrants'. 263pp, includes an index. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding appears never opened. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 145g - too thick for Lettermail rates. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. View more info

The War Years at Shanghai, 1941-45-48

By: CAREY, Arch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 045654

Condition: Fine


The author, a British National, was interned at Shanghai from 1941 to 1945. He also experienced the invasion of Shanghai by the Japanese and by the arrival of the Communists in 1946. Dedicated inscription to the ffep in the hand of the author and signed by him. Internally, the pages are bright white and unmarked. The binding is very tight and square and the bright red cloth shows no wear. The unclipped dustjacket is bright and clean and shows some minor edge wear. Attractive, signed copy. Weight, 464g. View more info

Foreign Devils Had Light Eyes: A Memoir of Shanghai, 1933-1939

By: CARNEY, Dora Sanders

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Virgo Press: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18637

ISBN: 0888930240

Condition: About 'As New'


An account of the author's 7 years living, marrying and raising a family in the Shanghai of the International Settlement of the 1930s. Afterword by the author's daughter, Pat Carney, MP & now Senator. 256pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 470g. 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. World rates based o... View more info

Quest for Eternity: Chinese Ceramic Sculptures from the People's Republic of China

By: CAROSELLI, Susan L. - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1987

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 16004

ISBN: 0875871348

Condition: About 'As New'


Catalogue for an Exhibition held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, March 22 - May 24, 1987. Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Overseas Achaeological Exhibitions Corporation and the People's Republic of China. Ceramic Sculpture -- China -- Funeral rites and Ceremonies - Ceramic sculpture .xiii, 161 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 31 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Tight, square binding no spine creases. Appears unused. Unpacked weight, 1.060kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - ba... View more info

Pacific Affairs: March, 1945

By: CARTER, Edward C. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orange, CT, Institute of Pacific Relations: 1945

Edition: Vol. XVIII, No. 1

Seller ID: 25255

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an important journal on Pacific Affairs. This issue contains articles on Collective Security in the Pacific, Australia's Role in Far Eastern Reconstruction, Factors in the Settlement with Japan, Increase of Zaibatsu Predominance in Wartime Japan, Indo-China in the New French Colonial Framework, Australia's Attitude to the Pacific Dependencies, Development Programs in China and India. pp-1-112. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. Weight, 160g. View more info

Pacific Affairs: December, 1945

By: CARTER, Edward C. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orange, CT, Institute of Pacific Relations: 1945

Edition: Vol. XVIII, No. 4

Seller ID: 25256

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an important journal on Pacific Affairs. This issue contains articles on Reflections on British Colonial Policy, Manchuria: An Industrial Survey, Filipino Opposition to the Japanese, Historical Variations of China's Frontiers, the Zaibatsu's Wartime Role. pp-1-112. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. Weight, 160g. View more info

Map of the People's Republic of China

By: CARTOGRAPHIC P{UBLISHING HOUSE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beijing, Cartographic Publishing House: 1981

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 32005

Condition: VG+


Large Map of the People's Republic of China, in color with great detail. Scale 1:6,000,000 [5cm = 300km]. Small inset maps of China's Geographic location, and, the South China Sea Islands. Most of Mongolia show plus details of all China's neighbours. Good condion - unmarked, sound folds. Unpacked weight, 78g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. Image available. View more info

A History of Cambodia

By: CHANDLER, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chiang Mai, Silkworm Books: 1998

Edition: Second Edition, Updated

Seller ID: 23827

ISBN: 9747100657

Condition: As New


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

Brother number one : a political biography of Pol Pot

By: CHANDLER, David P.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Chiang Mai, Thailand, Silkworm Books: 1999

Edition: Fourth Printing, Revised Edition

Seller ID: 041696

ISBN: 9747551187

Condition: About Fine


Biography of Camboadia's notorious Prime Minister, Pol Pot [Saloth Sar]. xvi, 260 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, appears unread. Weight, 251g. View more info

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The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

By: CHANG, Iris

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin Books: 1998

Edition: Second Pbk Printing

Seller ID: 2108

ISBN: 0140277447

Condition: VG+


In December 1937, in what was then the capital of China, one of the most brutal massacres in the long annals of wartime barbarity occurred. The Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking and within weeks not only looted and burned the defenceless city, but systematically raped, tortured and murdered more than 300000 Chinese civilians. xi, 290pp, photo plates. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight square binding, single crease to spine. Unpacked weight, 306g. Too thick for Lettermail rates. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and off... View more info

Cloud and water : a 50 year anniversary photobiography of Master Hsing Yun

By: CHANG, Ju - Editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Taibei, Taiwan, Fo Guang Shan Religions Affairs Committee: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044248

Condition: Fine


The 50 year Anniversary Book for Master Hsing Yun's endeavors in Dharma propagation. Chinese language text - some text in English. 647 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), ports. ; 38 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (12 cm). Editor - Ju Chang ; pictures - Yung Lui ; translator - Miao Guang ; Chinese editor - Man Yi. A massive, impressive biography of an important Buddhist priest from Taiwan, Repoublic of China. Very high quality production values. Book - in pristine condition - is nestled in a purple silk lined interior. The book is boxed in an impressive case complete with magnetic closure. Also included is a col... View more info

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Mao: The Unknown Story

By: CHANG, Jung; HALLIDAY, Jon

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 22306

ISBN: 0224071262

Condition: As New


The book is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by idealism or ideology; his intimate and intricate relationship with Stalin went back to the 1920s, ultimately bringing him to power; he welcomed Japanese occupation of much of China; and he schemed, poisoned and blackmailed to get his way". Short-listed for British Book Awards: History Book of the Year 2006. 814 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Gift quality. Unpacked weight, 1.179kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using bot... View more info