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A Decade of Collecting: An Exhibition Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco The Avery Brundage Collection
1 A Decade of Collecting: An Exhibition Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco The Avery Brundage Collection

San Francisco Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 1976 First Soft Cover Fine No Dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean. Softcover book with illustrated cover. No creasing, chipping or rubbing. The Avery Brundage Collection. 191 pgs. 8-1/2" x 11". . WARD01740

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2 China Run
Ball, David
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-7432-2743-3 / 9780743227438 First 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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Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man, Bradshaw, Marion J.
3 Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1938 Deluxe Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Deluxe Limited Edition (this being number 487 of five hundred copies) SIGNED by the author and in original dust jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Errata sheet laid in. With one hundred twenty full page reproductions of the author's photographs and five itinerary maps. Photographs are gorgeous, clean and sharp, and are accompanied by clean printed tissue guards. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, and enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. Printed with the finest materials and containing full page photos of unusual beauty, this highly readable illustrated travelogue covers author's diverse travels around the world from Japan to Moscow to the Himalayas and beyond. As a visiting philosopher, he gets the people's views and reactions to foreign exploitation and their thoughts on religion as he mingles with the low castes of India, the coolies of China, and the poor of Japan. Dr. Bradshaw observes life as he found it among the people, and reported it faithfully without a preconceived agenda. 023463

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Kinfolk, Buck, Pearl
4 Kinfolk
Buck, Pearl
New York John Day Co. 1949 First 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
5 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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Shen of the Sea - A Book for Children, Chrisman, Arthur Bowie
6 Shen of the Sea - A Book for Children
Chrisman, Arthur Bowie
New York E. P. Dutton 1938 Twenty-second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Lovely, clean later printing of the first edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering and illustration of children flying a kite on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with over fifty silhouettes by Else Hasselris. 252 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has small shallow chips at upper edge of rear panel (under 1/8"), slight wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Awarded the Newbery Medal on October 4, 1926. A series of fascinating Chinese stories in which the author has caught admirably the spirit of Chinese life and thought. 026885

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7 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 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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Crumbling Walls, Conquest, Joan
8 Crumbling Walls
Conquest, Joan
New York The Macaulay Co. 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Small library stamp and P/O name on front free endpaper, library sleeve on rear endpaper. No other marks, clean edges. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Frontispiece by Victor Beals. 382 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 006479

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Shangri-La: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon, Cooney, Eleanor and Daniel Altieri
9 Shangri-La: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon
Cooney, Eleanor and Daniel Altieri
New York William Morrow 1996 0-688-12872-6 / 9780688128722 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with metallic lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corners at foot of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 324 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A tale of passion and suspense, Shangri-La is a stunning recreation of a legendary place, and a worthy successor to the James Hilton classic. 8vo. Fiction. 012676

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10 Master Kung: The Story of Confucius
Crow, Carl
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1938 First 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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The Other Side of Everest: Climbing the North Face Through the Killer Storm, Dickinson, Matt
11 The Other Side of Everest: Climbing the North Face Through the Killer Storm
Dickinson, Matt
New York Times Books/Random House 1999 0-8129-3159-9 / 9780812931594 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with darker blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, slight bumping at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 233 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mountaineering. 015177

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The Image of The Chinese Family in Pearl Buck's Novels - A Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the Faculty of the Department of English - St. John's University, New York, Doan-Cao-Ly, Ph.D.
12 The Image of The Chinese Family in Pearl Buck's Novels - A Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the Faculty of the Department of English - St. John's University, New York
Doan-Cao-Ly, Ph.D.
Saigon Duc-Sinh 1964 First Paperback Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Softbound in rigid paper wrappers, with black and red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No creasing or chipping. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 151 pages with Bibliography. 021812

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On the Mandarin Road, Dorgeles, Roland
13 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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The Children, Fedorova, Nina
14 The Children
Fedorova, Nina
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with pink lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 386 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, 2" closed tear at top rear spine fold, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel by the author of "The Family", this too is set in China, during the time of Japanese aggression, with White Russian refugees struggling for existence against hopeless odds. Explores the problems of youth under hardship, and the ties of human affection that are stronger than space and time. 017934

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15 Things Chinese and Their Stories
Feibao, Du and Hong Su
Beijing China Travel & Tourism Press 1994 7-5032-1016-8 / 9787503210167 First 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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The China Threat: How the People's Republic Targets America, Gertz, Bill
16 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 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)
17 West Lake (China Photographic Books)
Guanxi, Yu (Preface)
Hangzhou, China Zhejiang People's Fine Arts Publishing House 1984 First 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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18 Beijing Diary
Heston, Charlton
New York Simon & Schuster 1990 0-671-68706-9 / 9780671687069 First 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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19 Yang and Yin
Hobart, Alice Tisdale
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1936 First 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

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Chinese Embroidery Traditional Techniques, Josiane Bertin-guest
20 Chinese Embroidery Traditional Techniques
Josiane Bertin-guest
USA Krause Publications 2003 087349718X / 9780873497183 First Paperback Fine 
Beautifully clean, as new large paperback - approx. size: 8-1/2" x 11". No fading, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color. 128 pages with index. An historical overview of the rich tradition of Chinese embroidery. Specialist stitch techniques such as block shading, scale carving and the Pekin knot. 16 design sheets with templates. Over 100 color photographs and over 150 clear drawings. 025987

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