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1 China Run
Ball, David
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-7432-2743-3 / 9780743227438 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright yellow boards, black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny hint of a bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. When the Chinese government wants to take back the baby that an American woman has just adopted, she goes on the run with no knowledge of Chinese andthe full power of a police state against her. 8vo. Fiction. 008393

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Kinfolk, Buck, Pearl
2 Kinfolk
Buck, Pearl
New York John Day Co. 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering and decorative title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 406 pgs. Clean, unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top of spine (1/4"), small chip to front spine edge (size of a navy bean); slight wear to corner tips and one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013219

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Tales of A Chinese Grandmother, Carpenter, Frances
3 Tales of A Chinese Grandmother
Carpenter, Frances
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1945 Hardcover Near Fine poor Jacket Malthe Hasselriis, Illustrator 
Yellow cloth boards with red butterfly design on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. One tiny spot to front cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by Malthe Hasselriis. 259 pages. Tattered dust jacket is included. In these stories of Old China the author has presensted, against the vivid and realistic background of the Ling household, one after another of the tales which make up a part of the rich store of Chinese folklore. 024514

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4 China Today and Her Ancient Treasures
Cohen, Joan Lebold and Jerome Alan Cohen
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1975 0-8109-0157-9 / 9780810901575 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean, lovely burgundy silk cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 399 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 357 illustrations, including 336 plates in full color. Folio. China. 007206

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5 Master Kung: The Story of Confucius
Crow, Carl
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1938 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Red cltoh boards with silver label, black lettering on spine. Label is unchipped, with slight rubbing but all lettering is legible. Faint soiling to rear board (a few faint water spots). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 346 pgs. Illustrated with drawings. Large 8vo. China. 013405

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From a Chinese City, De Poncins, Gontran
6 From a Chinese City
De Poncins, Gontran
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1957 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold Chinese symbols on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. illustrated with drawings. Stated First Edition. Clean dustjacket is corner price clipped on front inside flap, has shallow edge chips and closed edge tear at rear panel near spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Kabloona," this is the story of life in Cholon, a center of ancient Chinese culture, before the Communist uprising, and a vivid last look at a vanishing way of life. 8vo. China. 015387

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On the Mandarin Road, Dorgeles, Roland
7 On the Mandarin Road
Dorgeles, Roland
New York Century Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Probable first American Edition (no additional printings listed). Translated from the French by Gertrude Emerson. Clean red silk cloth boards with gold and black decoration on cover, small gold and black decoration on spine. Small spot of wear to one corner tip, a little wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, no markings, clean endpapers. Very light foxing to a few preliminary pages. Illustrated with photographs. 021474

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8 Things Chinese and Their Stories
Feibao, Du and Hong Su
Beijing China Travel & Tourism Press 1994 7-5032-1016-8 / 9787503210167 Stated First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 
Very clean glossy soft-cover book with self-flaps. No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 242 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. An informative book about all the things of China, from food and drink to collectibles, including ceramics and ancient relics; architecture, folk-arts, paintings and more. 5-1/4" x 7-1/4". China. 014932

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To Light A Candle, Fisher, Welthy Honsinger
9 To Light A Candle
Fisher, Welthy Honsinger
New York McGraw-Hill 1962 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Sixth Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped original jacket. Dark green boards with light green lettering and red decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "Welthy Honsinger FIsher" on half-title page. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Small tape shadows on back of rear free endpaper; host of newspaper articles laid in on the author and her work. 279 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The autobiography of the American missionary in India and China who founded Literacy Village. 020639

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The China Threat: How the People's Republic Targets America, Gertz, Bill
10 The China Threat: How the People's Republic Targets America
Gertz, Bill
Washington, D.C. Regnery Publishing Inc. 2000 0-89526-281-9 / 9780895262813 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 280 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012894

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West Lake (China Photographic Books), Guanxi, Yu  (Preface)
11 West Lake (China Photographic Books)
Guanxi, Yu (Preface)
Hangzhou, China Zhejiang People's Fine Arts Publishing House 1984 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful full color landscape photographs bound in stiff white paper wrappers with a dustjacket. Size: 9" x10". Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean. 123 pages. No wear to book or wrappers; binding is tight. Dust jacket has two short closed tears (1/3" or less), a few small surface scratches. 021787

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12 Beijing Diary
Heston, Charlton
New York Simon & Schuster 1990 0-671-68706-9 / 9780671687069 First Trade Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gold boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. 174 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean, bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped and is enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a remarkable cultural exchange in 1988, when Charlton Heston traveled to Beijing, China, to direct an all-Chinese production of Herman Wouk's play, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial.China. 006545

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13 Yang and Yin
Hobart, Alice Tisdale
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1936 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering and yin/yang gold design on cover, gold lettering on spine (spine lettering faded). No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Pages are clean and bright. 366 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has edgewear and small corner chips, closed tear at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008244

Price: 30.00 USD
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Lotus Blossom, Lancing, George
14 Lotus Blossom
Lancing, George
New York Lee Furman, Inc. 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with black spine, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 362 pgs. Clean DUSTJACKET is price clipped, slight wear to corner tips and top spine edge, hint of spine fading, tiny chip (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Charming historical novel of the Empress Dowager of China. 8vo. historical Fiction. 013553

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Ho-Ming: Girl of New China, Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman
15 Ho-Ming: Girl of New China
Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman
John C. Winston 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Kurt Weise, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean black cloth boards (a few tiny faint water spots) with gold lettering and gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; previous owner name in pencil on back side of front free endpaper--no other marks. 266 pgs. Illustrations by Kurt Weise. 014111

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Bittersweet, Li, Leslie
16 Bittersweet
Li, Leslie
Boston Charles E. Tuttle 1992 0804817774 / 9780804817776 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
"First Published in the United States in 1992" on copyright page, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean light burgundy boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. Signed by the author on half-title page. 388 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's compelling first novel about love, war, family and one woman's life of great hardship and even greater triumph. 019606

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17 The Bondmaid
Lim, Catherine
Woodstock, NY The Overlook Press 1995 0-87951-790-5 / 9780879517908 Stated First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Review letter laid in. 319 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young Chinese girl sold into slavery in contemporary Singapore. 8vo. Fiction. 010314

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Legacies: A Chinese Mosaic, Lord, Bette Bao
18 Legacies: A Chinese Mosaic
Lord, Bette Bao
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0-394-58325-6 / 9780394583259 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 245 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Spring Moon", a lovely book about China, it's history, life and social customs. 8vo. China. 013236

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19 Stranger in China
McCullough, Colin
New York William Morrow 1973 0-688-00137-8 / 9780688001377 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with review slip and related newspaper clippings laid in. Clean cream white boards, clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 292 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Canadian family tells of their lives in China. Approx. 8" x 6". China. 016819

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The China Option, Milton, Nancy
20 The China Option
Milton, Nancy
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52721-6 / 9780394527215 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 311 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny nick at one corner tip, tiny closed tear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Novel in which a young female American reporter is assigned to the China beat amidst big-power intrigues. 8vo. Fiction. 012895

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