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Image for From Emperor to Citizen  The autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi, Volume one

From Emperor to Citizen The autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi, Volume one

By: Pu Yi; W.J.F. Jenner (translator)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1979

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 16528

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Sticker removal damage front panel of dust jacket, DJ scuffed with light chipping, top fore corners a little bumped. ; Volume one only. A tight solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.10 X 5.60 X 0.80 inches; 247 pages; First published in Chinese in 1964 and then banned by the revolutionaries ten years later, this remarkable autobiography presents the story of a man who served twice as emperor of China, once as emperor of the Japanese puppet state in Manc... View more info

Image for Coffee Doi Chaang;  The struggle for human dignity of hill tribes and pride of world class speciality coffee in Thailand

Coffee Doi Chaang; The struggle for human dignity of hill tribes and pride of world class speciality coffee in Thailand

By: Ritpreecha, Ong-art

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chiang Rai, Thailand, Trimit Im-Ex Ltd: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16761

ISBN: 9740627390

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 169 pages; Doi Chaang is a fair trade coffee company which is partially owned by the people who grow and cultivate the plants. "The Doi Chang Village community sits on a mountainous hillside within the Chiang Rai province of Northern Thailand and the coffee plantation covers more than 6000 acres and is surrounded by lush old forest growth, fresh flowing spring water and breathtaking mountain views. With the high a... View more info

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Destiny’s Eldest Daughter: The early life of Sukarno’s daughter Megawati

By: Satoko, Akio

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Tokyo, Sincho Press: 2000

Seller ID: 12903

ISBN: 4104370010

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Only slight wear to book, light chipping top edge of DJ ; Text completely in Japanese script, DJ in Mylar, bound in satin bookmark ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 335 pages; "Akio depicts Indonesian politics through the family life of Megawati. Writing journalistically, she strongly emphasizes Megawati’s gender roles—as daughter, mother, and wife—especially her “destiny” as the daughter of Indonesia’s first president. Arguably, she... View more info

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The Oriental Adventure; Explorers of the East

By: Severin, Timothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Angus and Robertson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16774

ISBN: 0207956995

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


DJ has some shelfwear to edges.; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Many full page B&W and colour plates of Asian art throughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.90 X 7.60 X 1.30 inches; 240 pages; Historian, Severin, takes a look at various travellers, explorers, and merely curious and their experience in the mysterious "East". The first, and most famous, was Marco Polo. View more info

Image for Enter the Dragon  China at War in Korea

Enter the Dragon China at War in Korea

By: Spurr, Russell

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16989

ISBN: 0283997702

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and DJ; Dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.40 X 6.30 X 1.40 inches; 335 pages; "Korea was, years before Vietnam, the first great East-West clash, a stalemate which cost over 140,000 American lives. This is an exclusive look at the crucial intervention of the Chinese into the conflict - an act that brought the super-powers to the brink of nuclear war." View more info

Image for Order and Discipline in China The Shanghai Mixed Court 1911-1927

Order and Discipline in China The Shanghai Mixed Court 1911-1927

By: Stephens, Thomas B.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17719

ISBN: 0295971231

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book, text unmarked. ; Asian Law Series No. 9; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 159 pages; "China’s traditional system of dispute resolution and maintenance of order in society has been treated by Western scholars as legal history, but because the Chinese system is radically different from European systems in its conceptual structure and therefore does not fit into the familiar categories and models of Western... View more info

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Symposium on Economic and Social Problems of the Far East

By: Szczepanik, Edward (Editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17482

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Beige DJ shows tears and chipping, light soiling. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Only 3000 copies printed ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 508 pages; A review of the situation in mainland China at the beginning of the 60's, discussed at a symposium held by Hong Kong University in September of 1961. View more info

Chinese tales

By: Tseu, Yih-zan

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Taipei, Taiwan, Dunhuang shu ju, Min Guo 55: 1966

Seller ID: 11492

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped with tears, dime size chip top back panel ; DJ in Mylar A bright solid, book ; 107 pages View more info

Image for Japan, Yesterday and Today; Sketches and Essasy [Sic] on Japanese City Life

Japan, Yesterday and Today; Sketches and Essasy [Sic] on Japanese City Life

By: Uenoda, Setsuo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Tokyo News Service: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16844

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket shows wear and chipping ; A tight solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 194 pages; The author gives a balanced view of life in post-WWII Japan. View more info

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The Scholars

By: Wu, Ching-tzu

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1973

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 18129

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows some, some chipping and creasing, FFEP clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Enclosed in VG slipcase showing only light wear ; B&W Illustrations; 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 inches; 607 pages View more info

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Half of Man is Woman; a novel

By: Xianliang, Zhang; trans. by Martha Avery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1988

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 12213

ISBN: 0886191866

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Small spot bottom page edges, light edge wear to dustjacket ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages; "Poet Zhang Yonglin is sentenced to a labor camp he ironically describes as a haven amidst the hysteria of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. After he marries a woman he had seen eight years earlier, the story becomes, on one level, an analogy between his temporary sexual impotence and the postion of intellectuals. A year later he is rea... View more info