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Dizionario Consiso Cinese - Italiano

By: N/A

Price: $65.95

Publisher: China,

Seller ID: 099361

Condition: Very Good +


866 pages, Chinese words, Italian defenitions. Small format "concise" edition. Publisher and edition information in Chinese, but appears to be modern, and perhaps current edition. View more info

Golden Decade of the 70's: Piano/Vocal Guitar

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Warner Brothers: 1992

Seller ID: 123893

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 127 pages. After the Gold Rush * Bad, Bad Leroy Brown * The Best of My Love * China Grove * Cool Change * Don't Stop * Heart of the Night * The Hustle * If * It's Too Late * Then Came You * Truckin' * Wake Up Everybody * We Are Family * What a Fool Believes* You Make Me Feel Brand New * You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine * You've Got a Friend. View more info

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Chinese Rubbings

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cina, China Publications Centre:

Seller ID: 133194

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Catalogue of color and black and white rubbings. Text in English and Chinese. No date given; circa 1980. 8 5/8"w x 8 184"h. View more info

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Four Tiny Books on Dictators - Mao Tse-Tung, Benito Mussolini, Hitler, and Saddam Hussein

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Paragon Book Service: 1996

Seller ID: 140963

Condition: Fine


Four tiny hardbacks, each measuring 3 1/4"w x 4 1/4"h. Glossy pictorial covers; illustrated in color and black and white. View more info

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Chinese Paintings

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1984, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade:

Seller ID: 131402

Condition: Very Good


9 5/8"wide x 12 3/4"tall. Full cloth boards (raw silk?) with gilt Chinese characters. 135 pages. Full color prints; 140 printed pages of color paintings with bilingual Chinese and English text. Dust jacket worn around edges with small tears. View more info

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Li Zi Jian Paintings of 1994 (Humanity and Love: International Exhibition )

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1195

Seller ID: 142575

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Includes pamphlet from tour. Text in Chinese and English. 60 pages. 9 3/4"w x 9 3/4"h. Essays: "The Transcendent Realism of Li Zijian" by Dennis Wepman; "A Dinner with Poetry and Intelligence - My Impressions about Li Zijian's New Oil Paintings of 1994" by Xio Liang Zeng. Color reproductions. View more info

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Two Chinese Peter Pauper Press Books

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Seller ID: 141933

Condition: Very Good


Two Chinese Peter Pauper Press Books: The Jade Flute, Chinese Poems in Prose (1960) and A Chinese Garden of Serenity (1959), Reflections of a Zen Buddhist. Both are in Very Good condition with Very Good dust jackets. 4 1/2"w x 7 3/8"h. View more info

Hungry Ghosts: China's Secret Famine

By: Becker, Jasper

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1996

Seller ID: 142555

ISBN: 0719554330

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked book. View more info

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Decorative Art of Asia and Egypt

By: Bossert, Helmuth Th.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Praeger: 1956

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 121238

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is tight and straight and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book has been re-bound by the library in to strong, heavy green cloth boards that show small tears at lower corners, but little else. Interior is very very clean and bright with very heavy paper with sharp corners. The forty 4-color full page plates illustrate approximately 600 examples of ornamental designs from Ancient Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Persia, Bokhara, Samarkand, Chinese Turkestan, Persia, India, Siam, China, Japan; and from those of the Ta... View more info

Jewellery Through 7000 Years

By: British Museum

Price: $19.95

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1978

Seller ID: 142082

ISBN: 0714100552

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no notable blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 275 pages with a great many b&w photos, some color. Book depicts a history of jewelry from 5000 B.C. in the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Egypt, Europe and Western Asia, Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan and Persian lands, Torcs in Celtic europe, China, India, Korea, Japan, etc. to the present. View more info

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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth

By: Burgis, Tom

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Public Accesss: 2015

Seller ID: 144473

ISBN: 1610394399

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 323 pages with a few with b&w photos. View more info

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Crossfire: Shingon-Tendai Strife as Seen in Two Twelfth-Century Polemics, with Special References to Their Background in Tang China

By: Chen, Jinhua

Price: $235.95

Publisher: International Institute for Buddhist Studies of the International College for Postgraduate Buddhist Studies: 2010

Seller ID: 132023

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect, upper back corner lightly bumped, front end paper edge glued down to cover as printing error, as new with no marking of any kind to text/interior, 371 pages. Studia philologica buddhica monograph series # XXV. Contents include Saicho's involvement in the consecration and procedures of two divisions, Uiim and Shunxiao, Saicho's putative discipleship under Kukai, Tang esoteric lineages, as presented by Haiun, Zaoxuan and an anonymous author, Lineage-holders in the three Tang lineage-texts and Condluding remarks. View more info

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Japanese Fortune Calendar

By: Chiba, Reiko

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1981

Seller ID: 141562

Condition: Near Fine


No dust jacket. Slightly soiled full red cloth boards. Tight Japanese-stab binding. Black and white illustrations. 29 pages. 4 1/2"w x 6 5/8"h. Explanations of each of the signs of the Japanese zodiac, faced with black and white drawings. The Japanese zodiac has a cycle of 12 years unlike people of the West who divide their zodiac in a cycle of 12 months. Each year of the cycle has its own particular animal symbol whose roots of meaning, origin, and influence stretch back to ancient India and China. Printed on different colors of paper folded so each page is double. View more info

Dinner Party: A Symbol of Our Heritage, The

By: Chicago, Judy

Price: $127.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Doubleday: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137742

ISBN: 0385145667

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth covers have sharp corners with lower back worn. A little fading at upper and lower spine edge, otherwise very clean with gilt lettering on spine. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 255 pages with lavish illustrated endpapers. Dust jacket is tattered at top spine, is price clipped, has edge wear, chipping at hinge edges; no tears greater than 1/2". The story behind the creation of the monumental feminist scuplture The Dinner Party, a project which took years to complete. Illustrated with many full color plates and black and... View more info

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Dinner Party: A Symbol of Our Heritage, The

By: Chicago, Judy

Price: $98.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Doubleday: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138052

ISBN: 0385145667

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth covers have sharp corners, fading at lower spine, a llittel along the bottom edge. Very light scuffing to boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 255 pages with lavish illustrated endpapers. Dust jacket is tattered at top edge with numerous open tears, none larger than an inch. Jacket at lower spine is chipped away at hinges, general chipping and wear, not price clipped. The story behind the creation of the monumental feminist scuplture The Dinner Party, a project which took years to complete. Illu... View more info

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The Birth Project

By: Chicago, Judy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Doubleday Publishing: 1985

Seller ID: 145260

ISBN: 0385187106

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 232 pages. 8 3/8"w x 11"h. Many color illustrations. View more info

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The Best in Modern Chinese Folk Painting

By: China Social Culture (ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Languages Press: 1990

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 128211

ISBN: 0835123332

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 179 pages. Many color illustrations. Includes paintings from regions all over China. View more info

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Cosmologies of Credit: Transnational Mobility and the Politics of Destination in China

By: Chu, Julie Y.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Durham, Duke University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 140995

ISBN: 0822348063

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 343 pages. View more info

China Archaeology & Art Digest: Vol 1 No 3

By: Doar, Bruce Gordon; Dewar, Susan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1996

Seller ID: 118984

ISBN: 10271503

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy; tight binding. 254 pages. July-September, 1996. View more info

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Golden Peaches of Samarkand: A Study of T'ang Exotics, The

By: Edward H. Schafer

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1985

Seller ID: 139162

ISBN: 0520054628

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to cover. 400 pages. 7"w x 9 3/4"h. "In the seventh century the kingdom of Samarkand sent formal gifts of fancy yellow peaches, large as goose eggs and with a color like gold, to the Chinese court at Ch'ang-an. What kind of fruit these golden peaches really were cannot now be guessed, but they have the glamour of mystery, and they symbolize all the exotic things longed for, and unknown things hoped for, by the people of the T'ang Empire. This book examines the exotics imported into China during the T'ang Dynasty (A.... View more info