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1 Chinese Currency and Exchange.
No place listed. (1919) 5x4" 
14pp. VG in paper covers, title on cover. Notes as much as 65 grains difference amongst various Chinese coins. OCLC locates no copies. (6035683317) 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 "Valdar" and others HISTORY OF CHINA FOR 1912 IN 52 CARTOONS
Shanghai? 1912 
17 plts (of 52)pp. First ed. 15.25 " high. Edge wear. Bkstrp missing bottom four inches. Plates have quarter inch high by one inch wide damp spot at lower free corner. Inner jts appear to have been strengthened. Note no title p. present: our data from OCLC. Cover title "THE NATIONAL REVIEW CARTOONS OF YUAN SHIH-K'IA, PRESIDENT OF THE CHINESE REPUBLIC". Explanations in English and in Chinese. OCLC locates one copy (National Library of China). (5709973713) 
Price: 350.00 USD
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3 (Grant, U. S.) MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS (DEPARTMENT OF STATE)
Washington, DC 1870 
538pp. First ed. Much on Franco German war, China, Brazil, etc. Good. Some damping and attic soil, prelims soiled. Fore edge abraded. No copy online. Not ex lib. (5799418332) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 China Cemetery at Foo Chow
(Foo Chow?) 1892 4 x 6" 
Board chipped beneath image lower free corner but not affecting image. "Chinese Cemetery back on side of Hill" INSCRIBED on verso of photo. Note: At least some of these graves are Christian based on headstones. (5551815867)
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5 Chow, dolly (Ms. C. T. Wang Chow! Secrets of Chinese Cooking 75 Recipes + notes on table ettiquette
Rutland VT and Tokyo 1952 
174, incl several photo imagespp. Early edition, fine in abused dj. Only copy on line offered at two hundred (and that dj is much nicer than ours) (6037019520) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Cram's Atlas Map of China.
Chicago 1892 11 x 13" 
The other side shows Persia. Left margin untrimmed. Margins discolored, not affecting plt. Cartography. Travel. (4183746450)
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Price: 12.50 USD
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7 Cross, Charles T. BORN A FOREIGNER. A MEMOIR OF THE AMERICAN PRESENCE IN ASIA.
Lanham 1999 
281pp. First paperback ed. Fine. China born, later U.S. Ambassador to Singapore as well as previous service as U. S. Counsel General in Hong Kong. Also, a decade at University of Washington (Seattle). Education included Bachelors at Carleton College and Masters from Yale. W/post-it note in and SIGNED by "Charles" and w/lengthy inscription and SIGNED by author (twice!) on t.p. What makes this copy unusual is the enclosure of roughly 50,000 words the publisher requested be removed prior to printing (length, it seems, not content) (per post-it SIGNED in same handwriting) together w/two tls on author's stationery (and one from the book's owner to Cross). All three (book, deleted text, and letters) with generous underlining. (5611256655) 
Price: 975.00 USD
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8 Davis, John Francis THE CHINESE: A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE EMPIRE OF CHINA AND ITS INHABITANTS
New York 1836 12mo 
Later bkstrp and label, corner rubbed on one vol. Internal lib stamps. Missing the fold map. British ed. on line @ fourteen hundred. 2 vol. (5936156439)
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Price: 62.50 USD
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9 Demi DEMI'S DRAGONS AND FANTASTIC CREATURES and THE DRAGON'S TALE
New York 1993&96 4to 
Each about 16pp. First editions. Fine in near fine unclipt dj (one w/ a 1" tear at top front, the other w/ some at top front and back). First title w/ five triple panel gate folds, all in exuberant color on both sides. Single titles on line to one hundred. For these two highly illustrated folklore adventures. 2 vol. (5905464261)
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Price: 37.50 USD
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10 Dungan, D. R. CHANG FOO OR THE LATEST FASHIONS IN RELIGION. A STORY OF A CLEVER CHINAMAN IN SEARCH AFTER RELIGIOUS TRUTH
Cincinnati, OH 1885 
313pp. First ed. Solid copy. Ex lib. Supposedly based on real life person. Copies on line begin at eighty. (5979076899)
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Price: 23.75 USD
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11 Egan, Raymond and Gus Kahn (music by Egbert Van Alstyne) CHINA DREAMS
New York 1917 
2pp. Large format sheet music. OCLC locates copies in five lib (3/14). (5954944263)
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Price: 22.50 USD
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12 Episcopal Church Department of Missions HANDBOOKS ON THE MISSIONS OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH CHINA
New York 1922 
98pp. First ed. Good in paper covers (reasonable age soil). Private owner stamp. Fold map. No copy of this first ed on line (10/14). Instant book boys offer to fifty. (6014627997)
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Price: 13.75 USD
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13 Hamaker, Ray Parker FOREIGN DEVILS
Raleigh, NC 1969 
164pp. First ed. Fine in vg dj. Methodist missionaries in China by their daughter. Several photo illust. No dj copy on line (9/14). Not at UVA. (6006286851)
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Price: 14.25 USD
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14 Holmes, Sallie L. BONDS OF FRIENDSHIP: LOVE & TRUTH.
Charles Town, WV? (1987) 
c.100pp. Ed. by Julia Davis Adams, these letters by a Clarksburg, VA/WV woman to Anna Kennedy Davis, (a graduate of Women's College in Baltimore) describe her life as a Baptist missionary to China. Extending from 1857-1879, the correspondence between two very fond friends shows the agony of indecision, shares the death of a husband & a child, and makes the reader a bit richer for the reading. Ms. Davis (Adams) will be remembered as the author of The Shenandoah & 19 other titles and died, in her 90's, while dancing with a cousin. Peutetre nous! Wrps, v.g. OCLC locates copies in six U. S. Libraries. Appalachia. Women. Virginia. ISBN# 1-933607-75-0. (254450122) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Johnson, Samuel. ORIENTAL RELIGIONS AND THEIR RELATION TO UNIVERSAL RELIGION - CHINA.
Boston 1877 8vo. 
xxiv,975pp. Fine in recent port wine cl. & new label. All edges rubricated. Copy on net to one seventy five. (5154639648)
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Price: 37.50 USD
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16 Jones, Sidney RHODA AND HER PAGODA (from SAN TOY THE NEW CHINESE MUSICAL COMEDY)
Cincinnati (etc) 1899 
5pp. Large format sheet music. Vg. Removed. OCLC locates one lib w/ a copy (3/14). (5954903772)
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17 Kerner, Robert J. NORTHEASTERN ASIA A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY. CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE RELATIONS OF CHINA, RUSSIA, AND JAPAN, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KOREA, MANCHURIA, MONGOLIA, AND WASTERN SIBERIA, IN ORIENTAL AND EUROPEAN LANGUAGES (IN TWO VOLUMES)
New York 1968 
Second ed (first ptd 1939). Vg. Ex lib. Nearly 14,000 entries and nearly 1,300 pages. Copies on line to sixty. Extra shipping. 2 vol. (5884449432)
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Price: 28.75 USD
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18 Simcox, E. J. PRIMITIVE CIVILIZATIONS OR OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF OWNERSHIP IN ARCHAIC COMMUNITIES.
London 1894 8vo. 
x,576/vi,554pp. New bkstrps & labels on mrbld bds., lea. corners rubbed. Contents tight & unfoxed. Bookplates removed. Vol. II deals w/China whilst Vol. I centers on Middle East. Over 1100 pps. text. 2 vol. (5111638206) 
Price: 37.50 USD
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19 United States Army COMMUNIST CHINA: A STRATEGIC SURVEY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
DC 1966 4to 
143pp. First ed. Wrps, some fading to yellow cvrs. Twelve fold maps in color & five fold charts in rear pocket. Text contains nine appendices, the last two enumerative of the pocket material. Travel. (4550918838)
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Price: 18.75 USD
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20 Vromant, Alfred (ed) PRECIS HISTORIQUES VOL VINGT HUITIEME #1-12
Bruxelles 1879 
Issued by Society of Jesus as a commentary on things religious, literary, and scientific, with the first category predominating. Within the twelve issues (orig. wrps, unopened) are articles on Assyriennes, Bengale, Botany, British Museum, Charles V, China, Coins, English cardinals, Jesuits, Lorrain, Missionaries to America, Photography, Polar, Transvaal, Trocadero and Zambese. Two wrps torn, two wrps loose. For this complete volume (5936642331)
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Price: 22.50 USD
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