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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.

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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.

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THE HIGH ROAD TO CHINA
Written by Kate Teltscher.
Stock no. 1817650
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Geroge Bogle, The Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780747584841.

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SNUFF BOTTLES OF CHINA
Written by Hugh M. Moss.
Stock no. 1816532
Published by Bibelot Publishers Limited. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Chinese, with their long and carefully preserved fingernails, were unable to take a pinch of snuff in the European manner; and so they devised the snuff bottle, with its tightly stoppered narrow neck and attached small spoon. A fascinating book to the expert or the amateur. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. Beige dragon decorated endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 0900449004. A few marks to pictorial dustwrapper.

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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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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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PEKING VERSUS DELHI
Written by George N. Patterson.
Stock no. 2115561
Published by Frederick A. Praeger. 1st USA 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with yellow title to spine. Some foxing to pages and wrapper. Creasing and a few small nicks, also to wrapper.

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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.

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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.

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