Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

24 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.

CHINA: FIFTY YEAR'S INSIDE THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC
Written by Rae Yang.
Stock no. 1819173
Published by Aperture. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A visionary exploration of China's cultural legacy, its recent past, and its modernization, reflecting on photography's power to illuminate a land and its people. Essay by Rae Young. Twenty contemporary photographers. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Exhibition spanning 1999-2004. ISBN: 0893818623.

Buy now for £14.00 Enquire about this book

ARMIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: ASIA VOLUME 2
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 2132455
Published by Foundry Books. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

China. Organisation, warfare, dress and weapons. 183 b/w figures, 39 b/w illustrations, 6 maps. Large format. Green cloth with gilt vignettes to front cover. Red title label to spine with gilt titles. 174 pages. ISBN: 1901543021. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Contents fine.

Buy now for £40.00 Enquire about this book

CHINA'S WAR WITH JAPAN 1937-1945 THE STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL
Written by Rana Mitter.
Stock no. 2132352
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. 458 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781846140105. Lower spine of book and wrapper slightly bumped else a fine copy.

Buy now for £16.00 Enquire about this book

MIDNIGHT IN PEKING
Written by Paul French.
Stock no. 1819059
Published by Penguin Books. 1st thus 2012. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China. Revised Edition. Black boards, red foil title to spine and vignette to front. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780143121008. SIGNED and dated by the author to title page (no dedication). Spine slightly cocked.

Buy now for £25.00 Enquire about this book

THE CHINESE STEAM NAVY 1862-1945
Written by Richard N.J. Wright.
Stock no. 1817872
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The extraordinary story of the transformation of a navy from one of armed junks to one exploiting the latest steam and steel technology. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761449. Some light creasing to top of dustwrapper spine.

Buy now for £40.00 Enquire about this book

CHINA RAILWAY ATLAS HONG KONG, KOREA, TAIWAN
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131518
Published by Quail Map Company. 1993. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w maps. ISBN: 090060994X. Crease to top of spine.

Buy now for £18.00 Enquire about this book

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.

Buy now for £16.00 Enquire about this book

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.

Buy now for £40.00 Enquire about this book

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.

Buy now for £18.00 Enquire about this book

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.

Buy now for £30.00 Enquire about this book

KAILAS DIE REISE ZUM HEILIGEN BERG
Written by Ursula Demeter.
Stock no. 2115043
Published by Oesch Verlag. Circa 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon boards, white title to spine. Browning to page edges. Colour photos. Text in GERMAN. ISBN: 3858333603. Wrapper is edge-creased with some light wear.

Buy now for £14.00 Enquire about this book

PLANTING THE FIVE-STAR FLAG ON MT. TOMUR
No author listed.
Stock no. 1809674
Published by Foreign Language Press Peking. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Ascent of Mt. Tomur, the highest peak of the Tienshan Mountains, from its Southern slope. Cardwraps. Full of colour and b/w photos. Text imprint on front flap of cardwraps. Light browning to contents.

Buy now for £20.00 Enquire about this book