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MY LIFE IN CHINA 1926-1941
New York:Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1943). 1st edition, stated. viii+396pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in very good condition. Previous owners name penciled to top of half title page but otherwise clean. The dust jacket is still in one piece but soiled and quite shelfworn, with wear along all edges and folds, including small chips and tears. 
$35.00
NEW YORK AND THE CHINA TRADE.
With an essay by Conrad Edick Wright. New York:The New York Historical Society. 1984. 142pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Covers are lightly worn at the edges and spine, with some minor soiling to the covers. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, clean copy.
$19.00
OUTER MONGOLIA AND ITS INTERNATIONAL POSITION
London:George Allen and Unwin Ltd. (1951). 1st edition. xlvii+358pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy, free of previous owners marks or signatures but with gilt rubbed on spine and a small bit of wear to front outsite gutter.  The dust jacket is in very good, clean condition. It is not price clipped. *From the dust jacket "Very little has been published on Outer Mongolia, in English, in recent years. No other work has knit together not only the story of the economic, social and political changes which have occurred in Mongolia but also the history of the relations between this country and the other nations of the world in modern times."
$25.00
PEOPLE'S CHINA STANDS FOR PEACE.
New York:Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy. (1950). 31pp. Wraps. Covers are worn at the edges with some light fraying and soiling but otherwise in good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a good copy.
$20.00
PEOPLE'S COMMUNES IN CHINA
Peking:Foreign Language Press. 1958. 90pp. Wraps. Covers are worn and lightly frayed at the edges. They also show some mild soiling. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though the pages are lightly age-toned towards the edges. Overall, this is a good, clean copy. *A collection of editorials and articles published by the Renmin ribao (People's daily) and the Hongqi (Red flag) magazine.
$10.00
STATESMAN, PATRIOT, AND GENERAL IN ANCIENT CHINA. Three Shih Chi Biographies of the Ch'in Dynasty (255-206 B.C.) (American Oriental Series, Volume 17)
New Haven, CT:American  Oriental Society. 1940. 1st edition. 75pp. Hardcover.  Dark Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with wear to edges and edge points gently bumped. Internally a previous owners name and address to inside front board otherwise pages clean. A very good copy.
$45.00
THE AGRARIAN ORIGINS OF MODERN JAPAN.
Stanford:Stanford University Press. 1959. 250pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows some moderate wear, with light soiling to the covers and several small chips and tears to the edges and spine. Binding is shelf-worn, though missing the bottom edge-point of the rear board. Otherwise in good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a good copy.
$20.00
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FUKUZAWA YUKICHI.
Translated by Elichi Kiyooka. With an Introduction by Shinzo Koizumi. Tokyo:The Hokuseido Press. (1948). 380pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn and age-toned, with several small chips and tears to the edges and spine. Also some light soiling to the covers. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is some age-toning to the pages throughout. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$35.00
THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S LIBERATION ARMY
Peking, China:Foreign Languages Press. 1950. 62pp. Illustrated. Sofe-cover. A very good copy. Some penciled numbers to top edges of front cover with light overall soiling. Internally clean. No previous owners marks or signatures. A very good copy
$20.00
THE FIRST JAPANESE EMBASSY TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Sent to Washington in 1860 as the First of the Series of Embassies Specially Sent Abroad by the Tokugawa Shogunate.  Tokyo:The American Japan Society. 1920. 312pp. 1st edition. Rear cover partially sun-faded where something had laid on it. Otherwise the blue covers with gilt are still bright. Internally, aside from some age-toning to end-pages, the pages are clean with no previous owners marks or signatures. A very good copy.
$95.00
THE GEMS OF THE EAST.
New York:Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1904. 567pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Lacks map. Jacket is significantly worn at the edges and spine with many chips and a few small tears. There is a small piece missing at the top left corner of the front cover, extending across the spine. There is also another small piece missing from the top edge of the rear cover. Jacket is also slightly brittle with some light soiling. Binding, however, is in very good condition with only some mild fading where the jacket is torn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is a touch of age-toning to the pages throughout. Overall, this is a very good copy with a fair dust jacket.  
$25.00
TRAVELS OF A CONSULAR OFFICER IN EASTERN TIBET Together With A History of the Relations Between China, Tibet and India
Cambridge:Cambridge University Press. 1922. 1st edition. xxiii+248pp, with many as yet uncut. Illustrated with original maps of Eastern Tibet and photographs taken by the Author.  Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled, shelfworn, and rubbed along spine strip, with wear to edges and edge points bumped. Internally, end-pages slightly age toned but otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. All illustrations present as called with for, with large folding map in rear pocket. The binding is tight and hinges intact.  A very good, clean copy.
$750.00
TWELVE DOORS TO JAPAN.
New York:McGraw-Hill Book Company. (1965). 649pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows some light soiling and fraying to the edges. Also a small piece torn at the top of the rear cover towards the spine. Otherwise in very good condition. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$16.50
VILLAGE JAPAN
Chicago:The University of Chicago Press. (1959). 498pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn at the edges and spine, with some light fading to the covers and several small chips and tears to the edges. There is also some light soiling. Otherwise in good condition. Binding itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy with a good dust jacket.
$20.00

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