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AN EMBASSY TO CHINA
Written by Lord Macartney; J.L. Cranmer-Byng. Illustrated by William Alexander.
Stock no. 2124477
Published by Folio Society. 1ST THUS 2004. Fine condition.

Being the journal kept by Lord Macartney during his Embassy to the Emperor Ch'ien-lung 1793-1794. Black cloth spine with gilt title. Green paper boards with white dragon and lion repeating pattern. Light blue endpapers are maps. Colour illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, just some light scuffing to one edge.

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THE SILK ROAD
Written by Frances Wood.
Stock no. 1609979
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Turquoise coloured silk boards with multiple gilt vignettes, gilt title to spine. Endpapers form maps of the Silk Road in Central Asia. Colour photos and illustrations. Contained in illustrated slipcase.

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THE WHITE COW AND OTHER CHINESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Francis Rose. Illustrated by Francis Rose.
Stock no. 1316942
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

Pale blue cloth with purple title and vignette to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. 62 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned.

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THE BEST IN MODERN CHINESE FOLK PAINTING
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123679
Published by Foreign Languages Press. 3rd 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format, slightly oblong. Text in Chinese and English. Vibrant colour illustrations. 3rd edition. ISBN: 7119011367. Some page edge browning. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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PASSIVITY, RESISTANCE, AND COLLABORATION INTELLECTUAL CHOICES IN OCCUPIED SHANGHAI, 1937-1945
Written by Poshek Fu.
Stock no. 2123209
Published by Stanford University Press. 1996. Very good condition.

Card wraps. American edition. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0804727961. Book has been neatly covered with matt clear adhesive plastic. Small inscription in ink to verso of half-title page.

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THE LITTLE PEACOCK'S GIFT
Written by Cherry Denman.
Stock no. 1406546
Published by Blackie; Peter Bedrick Books. 1st 1987. Almost very good condition.

The smallest and most ordinary peacock in the forest wins the treasured gift of magic powers. Glazed pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. 10.5 x 8". ISBN: 021692104X. Spine and corners bumped. Original price label to bottom of rear board. Light blue mark to edge of text block. A little foxing. Tiny pieces torn of the top of the last couple of pages. Light coloured pencil marks to the margin of one page. Pencil annotations to some pages.

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CHINESE AIRCRAFT: CHINA'S AVIATION INDUSTRY SINCE 1951
Written by Yefim Gordon; Dmitriy Komissarov.
Stock no. 1813080
Published by Hikoki Publications. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A unique description of China's indigenous aircraft from fighters, bombers, special mission and strike aircraft to trainers, light utility, helicopters, UAV's, airliners and transports. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w drawings. 312 pages including index. ISBN: 9781902109046. Board edges lightly rubbed, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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BADAIN JARAN: THE FORGOTTEN DESERT: DIE VERGESSENE WUSTE
Written by Catherine Hug; Bill Kouwenhoven. Illustrated by Luis Fresnocarlos Crespo.
Stock no. 1811246
Published by Scheidegger & Spiess. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A photographic account of the Badain Jaran Desert in China. Dual language: English and German. Large format. Black paper boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9783858813824. Fingermarks to black free front endpaper. Else a fine copy in a like dustwrapper.

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THE BIRDS OF CHINA
Written by Rodolphe Meyer De Schauensee.
Stock no. 1811121
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An indispensable reference to the avifauna of China. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Maps to endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0198586027. Tape marks to endpapers else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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THE CERAMIC ART OF CHINA AND OTHER COUNTRIES OF THE FAR EAST
Written by William Bowyer Honey.
Stock no. 2117061
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Peach/Orange cloth with gilt titles; vignette to front cover. 3 colour plates. Numerous b/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fade patches to spine and a couple of cover edges. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine with tears and loss to edges; creased with some grubby marks.

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THE STORY OF CHINA
Written by Tsui Chi. Illustrated by Carolin Jackson.
Stock no. 1606469
Published by Penguin. 1947. Very good condition.

A Puffin Picture Book no. 47. Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w lithograph illustrations. A couple of dents and patches of wear to board edges.

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THE STORY OF CHINA
Written by Tsui Chi. Illustrated by Carolin Jackson.
Stock no. 1606465
Published by Penguin Books. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 7 x 8.75". Puffin Picture book no. 47.. Some foxing to covers which have some small closed edge tears. A little scattered foxing to contents.

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