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Pearl of China: A Novel

By: Anchee Min

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA: 2010

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-900

ISBN: 1596916974

Condition: like new, unread


Signed by author on title page. Stated first U.S. Edition Anchee Min's story of two young girls in in the last days of a nineteenth century China. Willow, the only child of a destitute family meets a young Pearl S. Buck who grows up to become the Nobel Prize winning author and activist. Pearl S. Buck wrote, The Good Earth. View more info

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Above the East China Sea: A novel

By: Bird, Sarah

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2014-05-27

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-3-70

ISBN: 0385350112

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated First Edition. In her most ambitious, moving, and provocative novel to date, Sarah Bird makes a stunning departure. Above the East China Sea tells the entwined stories of two teenaged girls, an American and an Okinawan, whose lives are connected across seventy years by the shared experience of profound loss, the enduring strength of an ancient culture, and the redeeming power of family love. Luz James, a contemporary U.S. Air Force brat, lives with her strictly-by-the-rules sergeant mother at Kadena Air Base in Okianawa. Luz’s o... View more info

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Embassytown

By: China Mieville

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Del Rey: 2011

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: unit91-50

ISBN: 0345524497

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First U.S. edition with full number line. Embassytown: a city of contradictions on the outskirts of the universe. Avice is an immerser, a traveller on the immer, the sea of space and time below the everyday, now returned to her birth planet. Here on Arieka, humans are not the only intelligent life, and Avice has a rare bond with the natives, the enigmatic Hosts - who cannot lie. Only a tiny cadre of unique human Ambassadors can speak Language, and connect the two communities. But an unimaginable new arrival has come to Embassytown. And when t... View more info

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The Rising Sea (The NUMA Files)

By: Cussler, Clive; Brown, Graham

Price: $75.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2018-03-13

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18-6-8

ISBN: 0735215537

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on half title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.An alarming rise in the world's sea levels, much larger than could be accounted for by glacier melt, sends Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala, and the rest of the NUMA scientific team rocketing around the globe in search of answers. What they find at the bottom of the East China Sea, however, is even worse than they imagined: a diabolical plan to upset the Pacific balance of power and in the process displace as many as a billion people. View more info

Baker, Botts in World War II

By: Dillon Anderson, George T. Barrow, William R. Brown, James N. Erwin, Jr., Joe G. Fender, J.H. Freeman, John F. Heard, J.C. Hutcheson III, Joe Ingraham, Donald N. Johnson, Robert E. Keeton, Baine P. Kerr, Bernard J. Mackin, John T. Maginnis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paul McPharin, North River PRess: 1947-01-01

Seller ID: b2-5-1939

Condition: Used: Very Good


Blue cloth hardcover. Cover has light rubbing and edge wear. Gift inscription on endpaper. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The stories contained in this boo were written from memory by twenty-three of the twenty-five Baker, Botts, Andrews & Wharton men who were in the armed services of the United States in WWII. The volume yo will get is a picture of the war from the viewpoint of the layman temporarily turned soldier or sailor, instead of the viewpoint of a professional soldier or of a professional correspondent or war writer. You will cover territory from Iran westward across Euro... View more info

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The Chase (Fox and O'Hare)

By: Evanovich, Janet; Lee, Goldberg

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bantam: 2014-02-25

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-1-32

ISBN: 0345543084

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by Evanovich on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.An adventure featuring master con artist Nicolas Fox and die hard FBI agent Kate O'Hare. And this time around, things go from hot to nuclear when government secrets are on the line. Internationally renowned thief and con artist Nicolas Fox is famous for running elaborate and daring scams. His greatest con of all convincing the FBI to team him up with the only person who has ever caught him and the only woman to ever capture his attention, Special Agent Kate O'Hare. Together they'll go undercover to swind... View more info

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Wedemeyer reports

By: General Albert C. Wedemeyer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: Holt: 1958-01-01

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 15-1-93

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


No dust jacket. cover has light rubbing and bumped corners.Wedemeyer was a United States Army commander who served in Asia during World War II from October 1943 to the end of the war. Previously, he was an important member of the War Planning Board which formulated plans for the Invasion of Normandy. View more info

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Peking

By: Greene, Felix

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Smithmark Pub: 1978-11-01

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-975

ISBN: 0831767901

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dust jacket is sunfaded on top edge and spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight, Photo travel essay based on the veteran journalist's travels in to Peking. Focuses on people who live in Peking, how they organize their lives and deal with the government. View more info

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Chinese Carpets and Rugs

By: Hackmack, Adolf

Price: $55.00

Publisher: La Librairie Francaise: 1924-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-1-1670

Condition: Collectible: Good


cover cloth is corner on spine, edges, and corners. Binding is loose and pages yellowed. A couple of tissue guards are torn and one is loose. Inside pages clean. 26 plates with 63 illustrations and one map. Explains patterns and symbolism in the carpets. View more info

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Decorative American Pottery & Whiteware

By: Jeanie Klamm Wilby

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collector Books: 2003-11-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1915

ISBN: 1574323423

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Unread.American pottery is one of the fastest growing categories of the collecting world. This beautifully illustrated guide to collecting decorative American pottery and whiteware features more than 600 examples of gorgeous decorative wares produced around the turn of the century and identifies over 60 American potteries. In addition to current collector values, author Jeanie Klamm Wilby gives tips on how to begin a collection and clean stained china. This book will appeal to the novice as well as the experienced collector and is sure to become an invaluable resource for years to come. 2004 v... View more info

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Off to Mexico,: By Leone and Alice-Leone Moats;

By: Moats, Leone Blakemore

Price: $125.00

Publisher: C. Scribner's sons: 1935-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-2-1816

Condition: Collectible: Good


Inscribed and signed by author to Ethel R. Payne. Notes written to the Paynes are written on the half title page as they embark on their trip to Mexico. Alice-Leone Moats was a foreign correspondent for Collier's magazine in Japan, China and the Soviet Union, among other countries, before becoming a columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer. There is a newspaper clipping with her picture about her being in an airplane crash from Russia to Iran(from Pittsburg Press, Sunday, February 21, 1943, p 51). She grew up in Mexico in a wealthy family and was an only child. Purple cloth cover is water stai... View more info

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Chinese Bronzes of Yunnan

By: N/a

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000041

Condition: Near Fine


261pp., 249 colour plates and b&w illus.The Bowater Library of Chinese Civilization. Foreword by Jessica Rawson.Published in associaton with the cultural relics publishing house, Beijing. Maps by John Flower. Hardcover with dust jacket and slipcase. DJ has one inch tear on toe of spine.The bronzes represented in this volume show some of the bronze treasures found in Yunnan, an area lying in the south-west of China, on the shoulder of the south-east Asia. With these excavations in the Yunnan region, the Chinese have been able to fill in many of the gaps that existed in their knowledge of this ... View more info

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Han and T'ang Murals Chinese Painters Exhibition 1976

By: N/a

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Museum of Fine Arts: 1976

Seller ID: 000188

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue Han and T'ang Murals discovered in tombs in the people's Republic of China and copied by contemporary Chinese painters. Jan Fontein and Wu Tung. Laid in exhibition pamphlet from 1977. 131 pages. The reproduction of tomb paintings represent a small fraction of the actual finds, but "convey an excellent impression of the diversity in style and subject matter, as well as of the colorful and monumental qualities of the originals"; "The subject matter of the murals commemorates the everyday life of the person in the tombs. Stiff pictorial wraps.The reproduction of tomb pain... View more info

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The Risk Agent

By: Pearson, Ridley; Haberkorn, Todd [Reader]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brilliance Audio: 2012-06-19

Seller ID: aud17-2-4

ISBN: 1455854611

Condition: Used: Like New


Used. Listened to once. 1 MP3-CD in box. 11 hours 11 minutes. Unabridged. Read by Todd Haverkorn. Box may show wear, like rubbing or crushing.A Chinese national working for an American owned construction company is grabbed off the streets of Shanghai in broad daylight. His one-man security detail goes missing as well. Rutherford Risk, the company's international security contractor, specializes in negotiation for and recovery of kidnapped hostages. Private investigation is illegal in today's China. Operating within her borders is difficult at best; complex political situations and corrupt ind... View more info

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Battle for Burma

By: Smith, E. D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Holmes & Meier Pub: 1979-06-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-3-1405

ISBN: 0841904685

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition. Black and white photographic plates. "Takes a fresh look at differing British, U.S. and Chinese strategies in Burma, shedding new light on the part played by China in North Burma and the role of General Stilwell." View more info

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By the Shores of the Middle Sea: Book II of Silk and Song (Volume 2)

By: Stabenow, Dana

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Gere Donovan Press: 2014-10-21

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15-1-38

ISBN: 1628580704

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Stated first printing. Unread. By the Shores of the Middle Sea is the second novel in Dana Stabenow's Silk and Song Trilogy. In Everything Under the Heavens, 16-year old Johanna fled Cambaluc and her murderous stepmother joining her uncle's westbound caravan on the Silk Road. With her foster brother Jaufre and a few faithful companions, they made it to the rooftop of the world, Terak Pass, separating Mongol China from the scattered sheikdoms of the Persian empire. Then, disaster struck. View more info

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Saving Fish from Drowning

By: Tan, Amy; Tan, Amy [Reader]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Brilliance Audio: 2005-10-18

Seller ID: aud17-7-5

ISBN: 1597377333

Condition: Used: Very Good


Used. Listened to once. 2 MP3 CD's in clamshell box. 15 hours. Unabridged. Read by Amy Tan. Box may show wear, like rubbing or crushing.Twelve American tourists join an art expedition that begins in the Himalayan foothills of China, dubbed the true Shangri La and heads south into the jungles of Burma. But after the mysterious death of their tour leader, the carefully laid plans fall apart, and disharmony breaks out among the pleasure seekers as they come to discover that the Burma Road is paved with less than honourable intentions, questionable food, and tribal curses. View more info

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Red Dragon Rising: Communist China's Military Threat to America

By: Timperlake, Edward; Triplett II, William C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Regnery Publishing: 1999-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-961

ISBN: 0895262584

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition with full number line. From the authors of the bestselling YEAR OF THE RAT comes RED DRAGON RISING, a disturbing account of how the people's Republic of China is developing new kinds of nuclear weapons, selling weapons of mass destruction to rogue nations, and spying to obtain military technology. View more info

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Saints (Boxers & Saints)

By: Yang, Gene Luen; Pien, Lark

Price: $60.00

Publisher: First Second: 2013-09-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-2-10

ISBN: 1596436891

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.Gene Luen Yang's signature, date and original cartoon on title page.National Book Award Finalist. China, 1898. An unwanted fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family. She finds friendship, and a name, Vibiana, in the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China is a dangerous place for Christians. The Boxer Rebellion is murdering Westerners and Chinese Christians alike. Torn between her nation and her Christian friends, Vibiana will have to decide where her true loyalties li... View more info