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  • CHEN, Ellen M., translator
    THE TAO TE CHING. A new translation with commentary

    Edition: Second Printing

    New York: Paragon House, 1989. Octavo; xii, 274 pages

    Condition: Very Good+

    Book ID: 54608
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  • WEST, Keith (pseud. of Kenneth Westmacott Lane, 1893-1954)
    THE THREE BLOSSOMS OF CHANG-AN

    Edition: First printing

    London: Cresset Press, 1942. Octavo, beige cloth. pp (x), 249. Ink gift inscription at front, page edges yellowed, light yellowing to endpapers, else a VG+ copy. The thin wartime jacket (art by Roger Furse) has a bit darkend spine, with a chip at head and near centre, but no lettering lost; slightly foxed and yellowed; just good, but still respectable in appearance. Chinese man at his writing table on front panel. A novel set in 8th century Ming China, a story on a scroll uncovered in an old tomb. Prequel to his novel PEONY.

    Book ID: 40711
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  • CONFUCIUS
    THE UNWOBBLING PIVOT. The Great Digest. The Analects. Translation & Commentary by Ezra Pound

    Edition: Eighth Printing

    New York: New Directions, 1969. Octavo

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54990
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  • COLLIER, Price (1860-1913)
    THE WEST IN THE EAST from an American Point of View.

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: McClelland & Goodchild, 1911. Dark green cloth, spine gilt lettered. pp [2], (xii), 534. Bookplate on front free endpaper, else a VG clean and unworn copy. Of the 11 chapters (plus a Conclusion), the first 8 are about his experiences in India. Chapter 9 is on China, 10 on Japan, and 11 on "Things Japanese, Korean, and Manchurian.

    Book ID: 11073
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  • COLLIER, Price (1860-1919)
    THE WEST IN THE EAST FROM AND AMERICAN POINT OF VIEW

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Duckworth, 1913. pp [2], (xii), 534, [2]. In a nice full red calf school prize binding (St. John’s College, Rupert’s Land), spine with two labels, elaborate gilt decoration, sides with decorative gilt borders, gilt arms of school on front cover, marbled endpapers and page edges, bound-in ribbong marker. 1914 ink prize inscription at front; a fine copy. Of the 11 chapters (plus a Conclusion), the first 8 are about his experiences in India. Chapter 9 is on China, 10 on Japan, and 11 on "Things Japanese, Korean, and Manchurian.; Octavo.

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 27598
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  • MENCIUS
    THE WORKS OF MENCIUS: Translated with Critical and Exegetical Notes, Prolegomena, and Copious Indexes by James Legge

    New York: Dover, 1970. Corner clipped from first (blank) leaf, reading creases to spine, else a VG clean and unworn copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 54654
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  • BALL, J. Dyer
    THINGS CHINESE, or notes connected with China.

    New York: Scribner's, 1906. Fourth edition, revised & enlarged (first was in 1892). Octavo, yellow pictorial cloth stamped in black & gilt, yellow top page edges and endpapers. pp [2], (v)-xii, 816; index and glossary at rear. Lightly darkened spine a bit mottled; light soiling to covers; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; VG otherwise, tight and unworn. Ink signature and memorial bookplate at front of Ross H. Macdonald (1912-81). Prof. Macdonald, of Victoria College, University of Toronto, taught the first course on Korean culture (1971-72) at a Canadian university; an undergraduate scholarship in East Asian studies is awarded by the University of Toronto in his memory. An alphabetically arranged extensive guide to China written by a member of…

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    New York: Scribner's, 1906. Fourth edition, revised & enlarged (first was in 1892). Octavo, yellow pictorial cloth stamped in black & gilt, yellow top page edges and endpapers. pp [2], (v)-xii, 816; index and glossary at rear. Lightly darkened spine a bit mottled; light soiling to covers; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; VG otherwise, tight and unworn. Ink signature and memorial bookplate at front of Ross H. Macdonald (1912-81). Prof. Macdonald, of Victoria College, University of Toronto, taught the first course on Korean culture (1971-72) at a Canadian university; an undergraduate scholarship in East Asian studies is awarded by the University of Toronto in his memory. An alphabetically arranged extensive guide to China written by a member of the British civil service in Hong Kong. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Book ID: 41960
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  • KWAN, Michael David
    THINGS THAT MUST NOT BE FORGOTTEN: a childhood in wartime China

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 2000. Black boards. pp (xii), 244. Fine in fine jacket. Much on the activities of the Resistance to the Japanese in Bejing. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 54157
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  • SPENCE, Jonathan D.
    TS'AO AND THE K'ANG-HSI EMPEROR, BONSERVANT AND MASTER

    Edition: Second Edition

    New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988. Adds a new author Preface for this edition. Index; Octavo; (xviii), (332) pages

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54266
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  • DAVID, Andrew, editor
    WILLIAM ROBERT BROUGHTON'S VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC 1795-1798. With an Introduction by Barry Gough

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Ashgate, for The Hakluyt Society, 2010. Blue cloth. pp lxxxii, 315. Index. 12 maps and 9 figures. Errata sheet tipped in at p lxx. Series III, Volume 22. Fine in fine jacket. Survey of the east coast of Asia. 1.5 kg parcel; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 51642
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