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Category: All Categories: Language and Linguistics: Chinese
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1.

A Chinese-English Dictionary

Publisher: , 1992..
2nd ed. 19 X 13½ cm. G-/No dj. Full black cloth blocked in blind & gilt, [ii], 976, [1] pp. Badly shaken hinges reglued with acid-free PVA, extremities rubbed, previous owner's name on fpd. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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2.

A Handbook on the Procedures of International Trade (Chinese and English Versions)

Publisher: , 1986..
Trade Paperback. 21 X 14½ cm. Near Fine/No dj. Off-white covers with gilt titles on front cover and black titles on spine, (12), 596, [1] pp. Slight curl to front cover, else fine. Contains sample contracts, forms, and other trade documents in Chinese and English. Copyright 1985 by Song Yiying. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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3.
anon  
Silk Road
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Silk Road, fabrics from the Han to the T'ang Dynasty, 1973, edited by the Museum of the sinkiang-Uighur Autonomous Region and the Group in charge of the exhibition of Cultural Relics, 66 color plates

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4.
anon  
Special Exhibition of Embroidery
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Special Exhibition of Embroidery, 151 pages, 41 color plates, text in Chinese and English, paper, art of embroidery is an elegant form of stitching in which multicolored threads are sewn onto various types of silk with a needle. Vividly illustrated catalog displays embroidery treasured in the National Palace Museum dating from the Five Dynasties to the Qing Empire. Some of the plates are so clear you can almost pick the stitches off the page

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5.
Aria, Barbara  
The Nature of the Chinese Character

Publisher: N.Y., Simon & Schuster, 1991.
96 p., illus., 18.5 cm. Calligraphy by Russell Eng Gon; Illustrations by Lesley Ehlers. Explains how some of the Chinese pictographs developed. Stock# 32,705. Vg/ dj vg.

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6.
Batterberry, Adapted by Michael  
Chinese and Oriental Art
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Chinese and Oriental Art adapted by Michael Batterberry, McGraw-Hill, cloth, no dust jacket, 1968, 190 pages, a history of the art of China, Korea, Japan and India, illustrated with hundreds of beautiful reproductions in full color,

Appr.: | AUD 49.21 CAD 48.45 EUR 33.19 GBP 28.28 JPY 3,750.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

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7.
Chinese Folk Art Pithy Volumes  
Chinese Paper-cut Embroidery Pattern
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Chinese Paper-cut Embroidery Pattern by Chinese Folk Art Pithy Volumes, 1999, paperback, 76 pages, new condition, illustrated in color

Appr.: | AUD 19.69 CAD 19.38 EUR 13.27 GBP 11.31 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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8.
Eiland  
Chinese and Exotic Rugs
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Chinese and Exotic Rugs by Eiland, NYGS, cloth, dj, '79, 246pp, 52 color, 180 b.w illustrations, 30 line drawings and maps. China, Tibet, Mongolia, Eastern Turkestan, India, North Africa, The Balkans,

Appr.: | AUD 59.06 CAD 58.14 EUR 39.82 GBP 33.94 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 600.00 

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9.
Faculty of Peking Universtiy.  
Modern Chinese: A Basic Course.

Publisher: NY: Dover, 1971..
Reprint. 249+ pp. Damp stain on bottom foreedge(does not show internally), o/w VG. Soft Cover. 9780486227559. ISBN: chinese

Appr.: | AUD 5.25 CAD 5.17 EUR 3.54 GBP 3.02 JPY 400.00 MXN 66.67 ZAR 53.33 

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10.
HACKMACK  
CHINESE CARPETS AND RUGS

Chinese Carpets and Rugs, Hackmack, Tuttle, cloth, dj, '77, 34 b&w plates, understand the symbolism in the carpets,

Appr.: | AUD 26.25 CAD 25.84 EUR 17.70 GBP 15.08 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 266.67 

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11.
Haoping Sui  
Rou Qinq Sha Mo
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Publisher: Tai Bei Shi: Huang Guan (Crown), 1993.
In Chinese. Not ex-lib. Trade softcover in red and white illustrated wraps with French flaps. 230pp. NF. Light rubbing/scuffing to upper spine end and white background of front wrap. Light abrasion to spine ends and tip of upper rear corner. Else fine: bright, tght, sharp and unmarked. Scarce (7 holdings on WorldCat). ISBN: 9573308851. Paperback NF

Appr.: | AUD 43.64 CAD 42.96 EUR 29.42 GBP 25.08 JPY 3,325.00 MXN 554.17 ZAR 443.33 

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12.
Israel, John and Donald W. Klein  
Rebels and Bureaucrats: China's December 9ers

Publisher: Berkeley Univ. of California Press 1976.
First printing. Octavo, Full cloth, Tables, xiv, 305 pp. Condition: Fine in a Slightly Worn Dust Jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     History of the Chinese students who rebelled against the Nanking government policy of appeasement toward Japan in 1935-36. History & Politics

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13.
Jingrong, Wu. Editor-in-chief.  
The Pinyin Chinese-English Dictionary.

Publisher: NY: John Wiley, 1979..
Stiff wraps. 976 pp. Damp stain along foreedge of text, o/w Near fine. Soft Cover. 9780471867968. ISBN: Chinese-English dictionary

Appr.: | AUD 37.40 CAD 36.82 EUR 25.22 GBP 21.49 JPY 2,850.00 MXN 475.00 ZAR 380.00 

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14.
Kane, Daniel  
The Chinese Language: Its History And Current Usage
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Publisher: Tuttle Rutland, VT, 2006.
Trade softcover in stiff blue and white wraps, 8vo. 2nd printing, 2007. 192pp. Sources, suggestions for further reading. tables, figures. VG+. Mild wear/curl to tips of corners of wraps, mild scuffing and faint impressions to surfaces of wraps. Binding tight and square; pages clean and unmarked Not ex-lib. ISBN: 0804838534. Paperback VG+

Appr.: | AUD 9.36 CAD 9.21 EUR 6.31 GBP 5.38 JPY 713.00 MXN 118.83 ZAR 95.07 

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15.
MACKENZIE, Finlay  
CHINESE ART
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Chinese Art, by Finlay MacKenzie, Hamlyn, 1963, 88 pages, cloth, dust jacket, bronzes, pottery, painting, over 60 full color plates

Appr.: | AUD 39.37 CAD 38.76 EUR 26.55 GBP 22.62 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

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16.
Meng, Ho Wing  
Straits Chinese Beadwork & Embroidery: a collector's guide
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Straits Chinese Beadwork & Embroidery: a collector's guide by Ho Wing Meng, Times Books International, cloth, dj, '87, 173pp, over 90 illustrations of rare breadwork and embroidery from several private collections, this is an exclusive type of handicarft of the Straits nonyas. In this marvellous legacy, they have brought that touch of splendour to utilitarian items like comb boxes, stools, spectaable cases and provided as well the lavish costumes and embroidered panels and paraphernalia for the festivities of a Straits Chinese wedding

Appr.: | AUD 78.74 CAD 77.52 EUR 53.10 GBP 45.25 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 800.00 

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17.
Meng, Ho Wing  
Straits Chinese Beadwork & Embroidery: a collector's guide
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Straits Chinese Beadwork & Embroidery: a collector's guide by Ho Wing Meng, Times Books International, cloth, dj, 2003, 173pp, over 90 illustrations of rare breadwork and embroidery from several private collections, this is an exclusive type of handicarft of the Straits nonyas. In this marvellous legacy, they have brought that touch of splendour to utilitarian items like comb boxes, stools, spectaable cases and provided as well the lavish costumes and embroidered panels and paraphernalia for the festivities of a Straits Chinese wedding

Appr.: | AUD 45.93 CAD 45.22 EUR 30.97 GBP 26.40 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 583.33 ZAR 466.67 

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18.
Miller, Terry; Hale Thatcher  
IMAGES OF CHANGE: PAINTINGS ON THE I CHING

Publisher: Garden City Dutton, 1976.
First edition Illustrations by Terry Miller with commentaries by Hale Thatcher; 134 pages. Very good condition in a very good dust jacket, a couple spots to bottom page edges.

Appr.: | AUD 31.50 CAD 31.01 EUR 21.24 GBP 18.10 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 400.00 ZAR 320.00 

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19.
Newnham, Richard.  
About Chinese.

Publisher: Middlesex, England: Pelican, 1971..
1st issue wraps. Rubbing and fading to edges, o/w VG. Soft Cover

Appr.: | AUD 5.25 CAD 5.17 EUR 3.54 GBP 3.02 JPY 400.00 MXN 66.67 ZAR 53.33 

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20.
People's Republic of China  
Exhibition of Archaeological Finds
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Exhibition of Archaeological Finds by People's Republic of China, National Gallery of Art, paperback, 1975, 104pp, 33 pages of color plates, the rest have b/w photos

Appr.: | AUD 6.56 CAD 6.46 EUR 4.42 GBP 3.77 JPY 500.00 MXN 83.33 ZAR 66.67 

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21.
Ripley, Mary Churchill  
Chinese Rug Book

Chinese Rug Book by Mary Churchill Ripley, Stokes Co, cloth, dj, '27, 16 rug plates, 65pp, descriptions of the rugs is careful and detailed, materials, methods os weaving, colors employed, designs influenced by folklore and legend during the different dynasties

Appr.: | AUD 26.25 CAD 25.84 EUR 17.70 GBP 15.08 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 266.67 

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22.
Sya Syin-Ke.  
Mandarin in Four Weeks by Sya Syin-Ke.

Publisher: Chi Ming Book Co., Taipei, Taiwan [195-?].
xiv, 184, 43 p., 2 folding maps, folding errata table; 18.5 cm. Uses Yale romanization. Contents include Introduction to Chinese Sounds; Days in a Week; What Is This?; What Are You Doing?; The Season, the Month, and the Day; A Man and his Clothing; Who Is He?; Speaking Chinese; Where Are You Staying?; Hours of the Day;Sons v. Daighters; Food for Today's Dishes; Going to Town by City Bus; Where Have You Been?; How Do You Spend Your Sundays?; The National Holiday; Is That Chang's Residence?; Scenic Spots in Taiwan; News in Today's Paper; Inquiring the Way; I Want To Make Myself a New Suit; Foreign Guests at Tea; Fixing up a Garden; About Chinese Chow; Ordering Food in a Restaurant; Going to a Chinese Wedding; Visiting a Sick Friend; Presents for Folks at Home. Printed wraps; minor wear, spine chipped; good. stock#765.

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23.
T'ai Wan Cha Mou  
T'aiwan Nu Sheng Liu Xue Shou Ji (Taiwan Women's Boundary-Crossing)
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Publisher: T'ai Bei Shi: Yu Shan She Chu Ban , 2000.
In Chinese. Not ex-lib. Trade softcover in glossy white wraps with indigo titles, in white outer wraps with orange band spanning flaps, panels and spine, 8vo. Light rubbing and very mild scuffing to white outer and inner wraps, spine end softenng outer wraps; light stress bumps to spine of book. Else as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Outer wraps in Brodart. ISBN: 9578246420 NF. Paperback NF

Appr.: | AUD 62.34 CAD 61.37 EUR 42.04 GBP 35.82 JPY 4,750.00 MXN 791.67 ZAR 633.33 

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24.
Teng, Ssu-yü, 1906-1988  
Conversational Chinese = Wai guo ren xue zhong guo hua
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Publisher: Taibei, Taiwan: Hai Yan Chu Ban Che, Minguo 55 [1966].
ix, 441 p.; 19.5 cm. Text in English and Chinese. Probably a Taiwanese piracy. The title-page has an inscription of an American in Taiwan dated 1967. Stock#102780a. Very Good / no dust jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 19.69 CAD 19.38 EUR 13.27 GBP 11.31 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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25.
Tewksbury, M. Gardner  
Speak Chinese (Mirror Series A, No. 1)
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Publisher: Far Eastern Publications / Yale University New Haven, 1948.
Perfect-bound softcover in blue card wraps, 8vo. Mirror Series A, Number 4. 14th printing, 1973. xvi + 189pp. VG-. Moderately rubbed wraps with light rolling creases at corners, titles unaffected. Mild soil to wraps, somewhat heavier on rear. Prev. owner's name to inner side front wrap. Occasional marginal notes to about p.30. Binding tight and square with no reader's crease to spine. Paperback VG-

Appr.: | AUD 12.47 CAD 12.27 EUR 8.41 GBP 7.16 JPY 950.00 MXN 158.33 ZAR 126.67 

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26.
Watt, James C. Y.  
Sumptuous Basket: Chinese lacquer with basketry panels
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Sumptuous Basket by James C. Y. Watt, China House Gallery, paperback, 1985, 102pp, Chinese lacquer with basketry panels, 33 black and white and color plates

Appr.: | AUD 26.18 CAD 25.78 EUR 17.65 GBP 15.05 JPY 1,995.00 MXN 332.50 ZAR 266.00 

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27.
Williamson, H.R.  
Teach Yourself Chinese.

Publisher: London: The English Universities Press, 1958..
Reprint. 530 pp. Minor damp staining, o/w VG in dj. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 5.91 CAD 5.81 EUR 3.98 GBP 3.39 JPY 450.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 60.00 

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