On this page I have for you the 102 Oriental related books about Asia, China, and Japan that are on our shelves as of  January 12, 2010 in Walpole, New Hampshire. Enjoy browsing through, and feel free to place your order at any time. Thank you, yours, RAY

1. ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURES EXCAVATED IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, ASAHA, n.p., (1973), B&W and color illustrations, very good, wraps (softcover), Mainly in Chinese, with an English translation of the plates at the end of the book., (Order No: 49825 ), $15.00

2. ORANDA - LES PAYS-BAS AU JAPON (1600-1868), Generale de Banque, Bruxelles, 1989, B&W and color illustrations, 240pp, fine, wraps (softcover), Exposition organisee par la Generale de Banque avec la collaboration du Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leyde 5/10 - 16/12/89. "Europalia 89 - Japan in Belgium.", (Order No: 40618 ), $45.00

3. ALONG THE YELLOW RIVER, Foreign Language Press, Peking, 1975, B&W and color ill., map, 141pp, good, wraps (softcover), This album is made based on pictures and texts which appeared in CHINA PICTORIAL between June 1973 and May 1974, with some editorial changes., (Order No: 28523 ), $12.50

4. Alexander, William and Mason, George Henry (foreword by Lord MacLehose of Beoch, K. T.), VIEWS OF 18TH CENTURY CHINA - COSTUMES: HISTORY: CUSTOMS, Studio Editions, London, (1988), 109 color plates, 223pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB, ISBN 051767114X Colored engravings reproduced from the books of William Alexander and George Henry Mason that were originally published in the early 1800s., (Order No: 58541 ), $12.50

5. All Burma Student's Democratic Front, TORTURED VOICES: PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OF BURMA'S INTERROGATION CENTRES, ABSDF, Bangkok, Thailand, (1998), 140pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 9748645134, (Order No: 57701 ), $10.00

6. Ames, Evelyn, IN TIME LIKE GLASS - REFLECTIONS ON A JOURNEY IN ASIA, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1974 1st ptg, drawings by Joe Veno, 174pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0395194199, (Order No: 42234 ), $5.00

7. Asai, Kiyoshi (designed by), THE EXHIBITION OF TREASURES OF SYRIAN ANTIQUITY, The Chunichi Shimbun, Japan, (1977), B&W and color illustrations, very good, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of the exhibit held November 2nd - 21st, 1977 at The Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery in Japan with some 247 masterpieces of ancient Syria from its three National Museums sent to Japan for this exhibition to play a significant role in a cultural exchange between Japan and Syria. Text in Japanese with English translation., (Order No: 51834 ), $35.00

8. Bainbridge, Lucy S., ROUND THE WORLD LETTERS, D. Lothrop & Company, Boston, MA, 1882, B&W illustrations, 542pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), "During a two years' tour of the world, completed a few months ago, I wrote a series of letters for THE PROVIDENCE DAILY JOURNAL. At the suggestion of its accomplished editor, Mr. G. W. Danielson, I made these letters a record prominently of personal sight-seeing and experiences. This book contains not only that series of letters somewhat altered, but many additions both from my notebooks and from another series of letters I contributed for a Cincinnati paper.", (Order No: 51296 ), $15.00

9. Battistini, Lawrence H., INTRODUCING ASIA, The John Day Company, New York, (1953), B&W illustrations and maps, 289pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Thousands of years of history, one third of the earth's area, more than half its population - such is the scope of this compact, objective, readable account of the Asian countries.", (Order No: 55428 ), $20.00

10. Behr, Edward, HIROHITO: BEHIND THE MYTH, Villard Books, New York, 1989 1st ed, 12 B&W ill., 437pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394580729 Edward Behr, distinguished European editor of Newsweek and author of The Last Emperor, takes the reader from Hirohito's birth amid imperial splendor to his death and the pomp of a funeral attended by countless foreign dignitaries., (Order No: 10862 ), $4.50

11. Binyon, Laurence, PAINTING IN THE FAR EAST: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF PICTORIAL ART IN ASIA ESPECIALLY CHINA AND JAPAN, Edward Arnold, London, 1908 1st ed, 39 plates, 287pp, good, light brown cloth, teg (hardcover) light fade to spine, "An Introduction to the History of Pictorial Art in Asia, Especially China and Japan.", (Order No: 8586 ), $20.00

12. Black, Alexandra; Murata, Noboru (photography by), THE JAPANESE HOUSE: ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS, Tuttle Publishing, Rutland, VT, (2000) 4th ptg, color illustrations, 216pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0804832625 "From the rustic farmhouse to the Kyoto tea house to the most modern of Zen-inspired homes, THE JAPANESE HOUSE reveals a unique vernacular architecture and intimate interior world.", (Order No: 47210 ), $30.00

13. Blomhoff, Jan Cock (from a private account by) (edited by F. R. Effert; introduced and annotated by Matthi Forrer), THE COURT JOURNEY TO THE SHOGUN OF JAPAN - FROM A PRIVATE ACCOUNT BY JAN COCK BLOMHOFF, Hotei Publishing, Leiden, The Netherlands, (2000), B&W and color illustrations, 133pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 9074822266 This book details Blomhoff's travels and contains numerous references to the objects he acquired., (Order No: 48461 ), $30.00

14. Cameron, Nigel, BARBARIANS AND MANDARINS: THIRTEEN CENTURIES OF WESTERN TRAVELERS IN CHINA, A Weatherhill Book, New York, (1970) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 444pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802724035 Recounts the travels and adventures of representative Western travelers in China during the past thirteen centuries., (Order No: 53436 ), $12.50

15. Chang, Chi-Yun (translated by Li-Hen Chu), CHINESE HISTORY OF FIFTY CENTURIES: VOL. I ANCIENT TIMES, Inst Advanced Chinese Studie, Taiwan, (1962), B&W illustrations, 458pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Five Thousand Years of Chinese History," of which this is the first volume on "Ancient Times," is the most up-to-date comprehensive history of China written by one of her eminent scholars. The work, when completed, will comprise 32 volumes in all., (Order No: 50972 ), $15.00

16. Chen, C. S. (edited, with an introductory analysis by) (translated by Charles Price Ridley), RURAL PEOPLE'S COMMUNES IN LIEN- CHIANG: DOCUMENTS CONCERNING COMMUNES IN LIEN-CHIANG COUNTY, FUKIEN PROVINCE, 1962-1963, Hoover Institution Press, Stanford, CA, (1969), tables, 243pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, This remarkable and unique collection of documents reveals, in intimate and unvarnished detail, one stage in the Communist Chinese government's struggle to recover from the Great Depression of 1959-61., (Order No: 49220 ), $10.00

17. Clubb, O. Edmund, TWENTIETH CENTURY CHINA, Columbia University Press, New York, (1966) 5th ptg, 16 B&W ill., 5 maps, 470pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A political history of China from the dynastic era to the present Communist period. This book deals with domestic developments as well as with foreign relations-especially American, Japanese, and Russian-wherever they have an important bearing on domestic evolution., (Order No: 12489 ), $4.50

18. Cochran, Jean Carter, FOREIGN MAGIC: TALES OF EVERY-DAY CHINA, Missionary Education Movemen, New York, (1919), B&W illustrations, 191pp, good+, orange cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Sketches from China. The author was privileged to spend a year in China, and visited Feng Ti Fu, where she made the acquaintance of some of the people mentioned in these stories., (Order No: 53354 ), $25.00

19. Cohen, Warren I., AMERICA'S RESPONSE TO CHINA: AN INTERPRETATIVE HISTORY OF SINO-AMERICAN RELATIONS, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, (1971), B&W maps, 242pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 047116335X In his incisive analysis of Chinese-American relations, Professor Cohen captures the essence of the American failure in China., (Order No: 51577 ), $10.00

20. Collins, Gilbert, FAR EASTERN JAUNTS, Methuen & Co., Ltd., London, (1924), B&W illustrations, 282pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 2657 ), $20.00

21. Cooper, Clayton Sedgwick, THE MODERNIZING OF THE ORIENT, McBride, Nast & Company, New York, 1914, B&W illustrations, 325pp, very good, light brown cloth (hardcover), The East has at last met the West face to face., (Order No: 51292 ), $25.00

22. Dalby, Liza Crihfield, GEISHA, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1998), B&W illustrations, 350pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0520204956 In her account of her experience as the Kyoto geisha Ichigiku, Liza Dalby--the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha--reveals the realities of a world that has long been the subject of rumor and fantasy, and that continues to fascinate Japanese and Westerners alike to this day., (Order No: 50945 ), $7.50

23. Davis, Hassoldt, LAND OF THE EYE, Henry Holt and Company, New York, (1941), B&W illustrations, 415pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), A Narrative of the Labors, Adventures, Alarums and Excursions of the Denis-Roosevelt Asiatic Expedition to Burma, China, India and the Lost Kingdom of Nepal., (Order No: 25511 ), $14.50

24. Ebon, Martin (ed), FIVE CHINESE COMMUNIST PLAYS, The John Day Company, New York, (1975), 328pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0381982815 Martin Ebon has selected five of the best and most representative plays of the current Chinese theater; The White-Haired Girl, The Red Detachment of Women, Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy, The Red Lantern, and Azalea Mountain. Through these plays and the text accompanying them, it is possible to gain new understanding and insight into Chinese culture, philosophy, and history. They demonstrate the importance of politics in Chinese thought, and entertainment in Chinese life., (Order No: 14036 ), $7.00

25. Eckstein, Alexander; Galenson, Walter; and, Liu, Ta-Chung (edited by), ECONOMIC TRENDS IN COMMUNIST CHINA, Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago, IL, (1968), B&W tables, 757pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), One of the most authoritative studies of the Chinese economy, this book presents the work of twelve experts in different aspects of economics, and offers a comprehensive assessment of economic development in mainland China since 1949., (Order No: 16347 ), $10.00

26. Emerson, Rupert, FROM EMPIRE TO NATION: THE RISE TO SELF-ASSERTION OF ASIAN AND AFRICAN PEOPLES, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1960, 466pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), To what extent are the emergent national patterns of Asia and Africa different from the classical models of Western Europe? A searching investigation is focused upon these differences, resulting in the first full-scale Afro-Asian application of concepts elaborately worked out in relation to European patterns., (Order No: 46756 ), $10.00

27. Emmott, Bill, THE SUN ALSO SETS: THE LIMITS TO JAPAN'S ECONOMIC POWER, Random House, New York, (1989) 1st ed, 292pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0812918169 A timely and cogent analysis of Japan's rise to economic prominence and its perceived threat to American interests., (Order No: 11413 ), $10.00

28. Ennin (translated from the Chinese by Edwin O. Reischauer), ENNIN'S DIARY: THE RECORD OF A PILGRIMAGE TO CHINA IN SEARCH OF THE LAW, The Ronald Press Company, New York, (1955), 454pp, very good, light brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, This book is a complete translation of the diary written in Chinese by the Japanese Buddhist monk Ennin, or Jikaku Daishi, during his travels in China between the years 838 and 847., (Order No: 55555 ), $125.00

29. Etherton, P. T., IN THE HEART OF ASIA, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1926, map, 306pp, map, very good+, olive green cloth (hardcover), "This book is intended to form the record of several years spent in Central Asia, where, in my capacity as His Majesty's Consul-General and Political Resident in Chinese Turkistan, I had opportunities of studying various questions of political, economic, and commercial importance.", (Order No: 40250 ), $150.00

30. Fairbank, John King, CHINABOUND: A FIFTY-YEAR MEMOIR, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1982) 1st ed, 4 maps, 27 B&W ill., 480pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060390050 An informative and delightful memoir by America's most distinguished student of China, a man known and loved as the father of American China studies., (Order No: 10611 ), $5.00

31. Fry, Roger (et al), CHINESE ART: AN INTRODUCTORY HANDBOOK TO PAINTING, SCULPTURE, CERAMICS, TEXTILES, BRONZES & MINOR ARTS, B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London, (1952) 5th ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 86pp of text, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1935., (Order No: 4365 ), $7.50

32. George, Timothy S., MINAMATA: POLLUTION AND THE STRUGGLE FOR DEMOCRACY IN POSTWAR JAPAN, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2001 1st ptg, 385pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0674003640 Nearly half a century after its discovery, "Minamata disease" remains one of the most horrific examples of environmental poisoning. Minamata is not just a story of the human and environmental costs of rapid industrialization, It is also a story of a company seeking to hide its guilt, of collusion and confusion at all levels of government and society, including the scientific community and the media., (Order No: 56064 ), $20.00

33. Gibney, Frank, JAPAN: THE FRAGILE SUPERPOWER, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1975), 347pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393055302 This book attempts to get behind the superficial view of Japanese by Americans, either as charming clients or vicious international competitors, and presents the Japanese as they look within their own insular society., (Order No: 31494 ), $6.50

34. Gilbert, Rodney (edited by), GENOCIDE IN TIBET: A STUDY IN COMMUNIST AGGRESSION, American-Asian Educ. Exch., New York, (1959), 103pp, good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 55257 ), $15.00

35. Grilli, Peter (text by); Levy, Dana (photographs by); Noguchi, Isamu (foreword by), FURO - THE JAPANESE BATH, Kodansha International Ltd., Tokyo, New York, San Fran., (1985) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 190pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870116010 "... a lyrical tribute to the Japanese bath in all its delightful permutations - from simple handcrafted cedar tub to mammoth hot house jungle bath...", (Order No: 56951 ), $17.50

36. Guillain, Robert, THE JAPANESE CHALLENGE: THE RACE TO THE YEAR 2000, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, (1970) 1st ed, 352pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 9593 ), $6.50

37. Hammer, Joshua, YOKOHAMA BURNING: THE DEADLY 1923 EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE THAT HELPED FORGE THE PATH TO WORLD WAR II, Free Press, New York, (2006) 1st ptg, 313pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) remainder mark, ISBN 0743264657, (Order No: 58585 ), $4.00

38. Haring, Douglas Gilbert, BLOOD ON THE RISING SUN, Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia, 1943, B&W illustrations, 239pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) few pencil marks, A thoughtful, lucid and straightforward account of how the average intelligent Japanese subject has come to hold some of his most conspicuous opinions and beliefs. Briefly, it shows how the Japanese "got that way," indicates how carefully their plans for world domination have been laid...", (Order No: 30383 ), $14.50

39. Heinrich, Amy Vladeck (editor), CURRENTS IN JAPANESE CULTURE: TRANSLATIONS AND TRANSFORMATIONS, Columbia University Press, New York, (1997) 1st ptg, 523pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231096968 This volume deals with various aspects of Japanese culture- -Japanese literature from the Heian period to the present (including poetry, drama, fiction, and autobiographical writing), film, visual arts, and social and intellectual history., (Order No: 33474 ), $25.00

40. Hyndman, H. M., THE AWAKENING OF ASIA, Boni and Liveright, New York, 1919, 280pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacke EX-LIB minimal marks, "...Now more than ever, Europeans and Americans are prepared to consider the relations of the white races to Asiatics as demanding careful study.", (Order No: 54811 ), $12.50

41. Immoos, Thomas and Mayer, Fred, JAPANESE THEATRE, Rizzoli, New York, (1977), B&W and color illustrations, 194pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847801233 This magnificently produced book is a collaborative study in words and pictures of the major forms of Japanese theatre: Noh, Kabuki, Bunraku and Bugaku., (Order No: 52416 ), $10.00

42. Inouye, Jukichi, HOME LIFE IN TOKYO, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1985), B&W illustrations, 323pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0710301316 First published in 1910. How the Japanese lived, "their manners and customs are all laid out in an often amusing way...", (Order No: 56601 ), $17.50

43. Kang, Tai S. (edited by), NATIONALISM AND THE CRISES OF ETHNIC MINORITIES IN ASIA, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, (1979) 1st ptg, 148pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as published), ISBN 0313206236 "Contributions in Sociology, Number 34.", (Order No: 25371 ), $20.00

44. Kawanishi, Hirosuke (translated by Ross E. Mouer), ENTERPRISE UNIONISM IN JAPAN, Kegan Paul International, London, (1992), B&W figures, B&W tables, 467pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710303416 This is a detailed study of the Japanese enterprise union, a unique form of union organization which has received considerable attention as a result of international interest in learning from Japan's experience in industrial relations., (Order No: 29404 ), $30.00

45. Kelley, Frank and Ryan, Cornelius, STAR-SPANGLED MIKADO, Robert M. McBride & Company, New York, (1947) 1st ed, 282pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Here is the first penetrating behind- the-scenes study of General Douglas MacArthur and the American occupation of Japan. Pulling no punches, it is a down-to-earth account of America's role in Japan told with wit, understanding - and where necessary with criticism.", (Order No: 52664 ), $35.00

46. Khaing, Mi Mi (introduction by Santha Rama Rau), BURMESE FAMILY, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (1962) 1st Amer, ill. by E. G. N. Kinch, 200pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), With grace, affection, and gentle humor Miss Khaing relates the details of her childhood and the history of her family, skillfully weaving into her narrative a complete view of everyday life in Burma., (Order No: 51249 ), $10.00

47. Knight, Nick, LI DA AND MARXIST PHILOSOPHY IN CHINA, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, (1996), 326pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813389933 In this seminal study, Knight analyzes Li Da's contribution to the flowering of Marxist philosophy and theory in China, examining Li's writings and placing them in the context of the Marxist tradition., (Order No: 22243 ), $15.00

48. Lee, Mein-ven (Chief Editor), TREASURES OF CHINA - AN ARMCHAIR JOURNEY TO 352 LEGENDARY LANDMARKS, Reader's Digest Books, (1988), color illustrations, 336pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0895773252, (Order No: 47189 ), $20.00

49. Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman (decorations by John Huehnergarth), TO BEAT A TIGER, ONE NEEDS A BROTHER'S HELP: A STORY OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN WAR-TORN CHINA, The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1956) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 215pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is a story of Chinese youth's struggle with the tiger of war. Author was awarded the Newbery Medal for YOUNG FU., (Order No: 42664 ), $20.00

50. Lien, Chan (edited by), PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD SINO-AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON MAINLAND CHINA, Institute of Int'l Relations, China, (1974), 986pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This collection contains primarily papers and reports presented to the Third Sino-American Conference on Mainland China held between December 9 and 16, 1973, Taipei, under the sponsorship of the Institute of International Relations, Republic of China. The purpose of the Conference was to gain a better understanding of the essential nature of the Chinese Communist regime and the situation in mainland China since 1949 through an exchange of views between Chinese and American scholars and other experts in this field., (Order No: 35621 ), $20.00

51. Lifton, Robert Jay; Kato, Shuichi; and, Reich, Michael R., SIX LIVES SIX DEATHS: PORTRAITS FROM MODERN JAPAN, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1979, B&W illustrations, 305pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300022662 Focusing on how six talented Japanese writers and public figures prepared for their deaths, this book is a major study of cultural change in Japan. Each biographical sketch places the man studied in his historical and cultural milieu, contains pertinent psychological observations, and includes a key document written as he approached death., (Order No: 14612 ), $7.50

52. MacDonald, Malcolm; photographs by William MacQuitty, INSIDE CHINA, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1980) 1st Amer, B&W and color ill., 208pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316541885 A vivid and delightfully personal account of what life is like in modern China, as closely observed and photographed by these two Westerners who, for the last fifty years, have enjoyed rare and remarkable access to the country, its people and leaders., (Order No: 16048 ), $5.00

53. Madame Chiang Kai-shek, SELECTED SPEECHES, 1965-1966, China Publishing Company, China, (1968), 223pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 35399 ), $14.50

54. Maitland, Derek (editor), CHINA: THE LAND, THE CITIES, THE PEOPLE, THE CULTURE, THE PRESENT, Exeter Books, New York, (1981), color illustrations, 382pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0896731065 Ten incisive essays include the Great Cities, The Sporting Challenge, Tourism, and The Cultural Mystery. Each definitive article has been written by one of the world's most expert commentators on Chinese affairs., (Order No: 29262 ), $12.50

55. Manthorpe, Victoria (editor), TRAVELS IN THE LAND OF THE GODS (1898-1907) - THE JAPAN DIARIES OF RICHARD GORDON SMITH, Prentice Hall Press, New York, (1986) 1st ed, color illustrations, 224pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0139305122 Gordon Smiths's travels, discoveries and reactions to Japan's magic as recorded in eight large leather-bound diaries that laid hidden for years in an English farmhouse., (Order No: 10917 ), $6.00

56. Matsuyama, Akira (translated by Atsunobu Tomomatsu), TRADITIONAL DIETARY CULTURE OF SOUTHEAST ASIA: ITS FORMATION AND PEDIGREE, Kegan Paul, London, (2003), B&W illustrations, 459pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0710307292 Foodways can reveal the strongest and deepest traces of human history and culture, and this pioneering volume is a detailed study of the development of the traditional dietary culture of Southeast Asia from Laos and Vietnam to the Philippines and New Guinea from earliest times to the present., (Order No: 39631 ), $165.00

57. McAmis, Robert Day, MALAY MUSLIMS: THE HISTORY AND CHALLENGE OF RESURGENT ISLAM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., Grand Rapids, MI, (2002) 1st ptg, 173pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0802849458, (Order No: 57870 ), $12.50

58. Mendelssohn, Kurt, IN CHINA NOW, Paul Hamlyn, London, (1969), 196 B&W & 69 color photos, 34pp, photos, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), A pictorial record of the land, the people and their daily life, as well as agriculture, science, and technology. The unique photographs are complemented by Dr. Mendelssohn's personal commentary., (Order No: 16049 ), $6.00

59. Merrick, Henrietta Sands, IN THE WORLD'S ATTIC, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1931, B&W and color ill., map, 259pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 3367 ), $12.50

60. Mitchell, Richard H., THOUGHT CONTROL IN PREWAR JAPAN, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, (1976), 226pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0801410029, (Order No: 57533 ), $13.50

61. Monachesi, Mrs. Nicola di Rienzi, A MANUAL FOR CHINA PAINTERS - REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Boston, (1907) rev ed, B&W illustrations, 300pp, fine, decorated cloth (hardcover) EXCEPTIONALLY NICE COPY, First published in 1896. "Being a Practical and Comprehensive Treatise on the Art of Painting China and Glass with Mineral Colors." With five plates each having color chips. Exceptionally nice (looking new) copy, white cloth clean and white with dark blue decorations on spine and front and rear boards., (Order No: 8372 ), $20.00

62. Morse, Edward S. (new introduction by Clay Lancaster), JAPANESE HOMES AND THEIR SURROUNDINGS, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1961), B&W illustrations, 372pp, good, wraps (softcover) some light edgewear, ISBN 0486207463 Unabridged reprint of the 1886 edition., (Order No: 58706 ), $4.00

63. Osgood, Cornelius, THE CHINESE: A STUDY OF A HONG KONG COMMUNITY - THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE (AND NEW), University of Arizona Press, Tucson, (1975), B&W illustrations, 3 vols, 1264pp, fine w/fine dustjackets in fine box as published (hardcover), ISBN 0816504180 Author provides a comprehensive, profusely illustrated ethnographic study of Chinese culture. He has based his work on some 15 months of field research during four trips to Hong Kong. NEW SET in Slipcase, and original publishers shipping carton., (Order No: 14513 ), $20.00

64. Pal, Pratapaditya, NEPAL: WHERE THE GODS ARE YOUNG, The Asia Society, New York, (1975), B&W and color ill., 136pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0878480455 The catalogue of an exhibition shown in Asia House Gallery in the fall of 1975 as an activity of The Asia Society, to further greater understanding between the United States and the peoples of Asia., (Order No: 32640 ), $15.00

65. Peletz, Michael Gates, A SHARE OF THE HARVEST: KINSHIP, PROPERTY, AND SOCIAL HISTORY AMONG THE MALAYS OF REMBAU, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1988) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 385pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520061535 Provides new perspective on the social history of Negeri Sembilan Malays as well as a critical assessment of the structure of kinship and property relations during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries., (Order No: 39151 ), $17.50

66. Porter, Jonathan, MACAU, THE IMAGINARY CITY: CULTURE AND SOCIETY, 1557 TO THE PRESENT, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, (1996) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813328365 In this evocative essay on the cultural and social history of a unique and fragile city, Jonathan Porter examines Macau as an enduring but ever-changing threshold between East and West., (Order No: 51228 ), $9.50

67. Ridley, Michael, TREASURES OF CHINA, Arco Publishing Company, New York, (1973), B&W and color illustrations, 144pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0668033770 Deals with all the recent spectacular archaeological discoveries, which are discussed and placed in the traditional framework of Chinese archaeology and art., (Order No: 14488 ), $3.50

68. Rohwer, Jim, ASIA RISING: WHY AMERICA WILL PROSPER AS ASIA'S ECONOMIES BOOM, Simon & Schuster, New York, (1995), B&W tables, charts, maps, 382pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684807521 A provocative business book which argues that the wealth generated by Asia's resurrection will create tides of business and financial opportunities for Western companies and their workers., (Order No: 11008 ), $5.00

69. Rosenberg, William G. and Young, Marilyn B., TRANSFORMING RUSSIA AND CHINA: REVOLUTIONARY STRUGGLE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Oxford University Press, New York, 1982 1st ptg, 397pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), review slip, ISBN 0195029658 A comparative history of the Russian and Chinese revolutions, stressing both their common themes and their widely differing settings., (Order No: 14505 ), $12.50

70. Scalapino, Robert A., THE JAPANESE COMMUNIST MOVEMENT, 1920-1966, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1967, 412pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB, (Order No: 57425 ), $7.00

71. Scherer, James A. B., JAPAN TO-DAY, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1904, color frontis, B&W ill., 323pp, ads, good+, decorated red cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 31603 ), $20.00

72. Schurmann, Franz, IDEOLOGY AND ORGANIZATION IN COMMUNIST CHINA: SECOND EDITION, ENLARGED, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1968), B&W ill., map, 642pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0520015538 Three fascinating themes illuminate the book's main concern. One theme involves comparisons between the U.S.S.R. and China. Another deals extensively with historical problems of continuity and change in China since 1949. Finally, the book explores the impact of industrialization on China and the problems it poses for the Chinese Communist party., (Order No: 17272 ), $5.00

73. Selected by Yuzo Sugimura (English adaptation by Burton Watson), CHINESE SCULPTURE, BRONZES, AND JADES IN JAPANESE COLLECTIONS, East-West Center Press, Honolulu, (1966), B&W and color illustrations, 45pp text, good, cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Part I Tomb Sculpture, Part II Buddist Figures in Bronze and Stone, Part III Bronzes and Jades., (Order No: 187 ), $15.00

74. Shoten, Kadokawa (edited by), A PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ORIENTAL ARTS - CHINA - VOLUME 1 AND VOLUME 2 (TWO VOLUME SET), Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1969), B&W and color illustrations, very good+, brown cloth w/original plastic covers (hardcover), Two volume set. Volume 1: THE YIN, CHOU, AND WARRING STATES PERIODS - THE SIX DYNASTIES PERIOD (c13th BC - 588 AD), 32pp text followed by 98 color and 193 B&W ill.; Volume 2: THE SUI AND T'ANG PERIODS - THE MING AND CH'ING PERIODS (589-1912), 31pp text followed by 95 color and 177 B&W ill., (Order No: 17661 ), $25.00

75. Simkin, C. G. F., THE TRADITIONAL TRADE OF ASIA, Oxford University Press, London, 1968, B&W ill., B&W maps, 417pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 019215317X Economic, cultural and political links between the various parts of Asia were forged over many centuries by a widespread and remarkably durable system of trade. This book offers a comprehensive survey of that trade., (Order No: 33970 ), $25.00

76. Smith, Arthur H., CHINA AND AMERICA TO-DAY: A STUDY OF CONDITIONS AND RELATIONS, Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, (1907), 256pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) one chip on jacket, "Dr. Smith is one of America's ablest representatives at foreign courts. He is not so accredited by the government of this country, but rather chooses to be known as a missionary to China. In this capacity he has learned much of China which in another relation might be denied him. Being a statesman by instinct and genius, he has taken a broad survey of conditions and opportunities, and here forcibly presents his criticisms of America's strength and weakness abroad, especially in China.", (Order No: 53493 ), $40.00

77. Smith, Bradley & Weng, Wan-go, CHINA: A HISTORY IN ART, Harper & Row Publisheers, New York, (1979), color illustrations, 296pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060139323, (Order No: 4361 ), $6.00

78. Sotheby's, ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH COLLECTION OF MODERN CHINESE PAINTINGS, Sotheby's North America, New York, (1993), B&W and color illustrations, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Auction held on June 16, 1993., (Order No: 5844 ), $20.00

79. Spitzer, Dan (photographs by Marzi Schorin), WANDERLUST: OVERLAND THROUGH ASIA AND AFRICA, Richard Marek Publishers, New York, (1979), B&W ill., maps, 276pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0399900365 From the mosques and minarets of Istanbul, across the blazing sands of Afghanistan, through the awesome Himalayas and the tangled rain forests of Southeast Asia, Dan Spitzer and his companion trekked overland, recording a journey as exciting and exotic as any imaginable., (Order No: 15506 ), $7.50

80. Sullivan, Michael, AN INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE ART, Faber and Faber, London, (1961), 151 B&W plates follow text, 223pp of text, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Also 4 color plates, maps, diagrams. This book, written for the general reader, covers the arts of China, major and minor, from the Stone Age to th establishment of the People's Republic., (Order No: 14629 ), $12.50

81. Sutter, Valerie O'Connor, THE INDOCHINESE REFUGEE DILEMMA, Louisiana State Univ. Press, Baton Rouge, (1990), 256pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807115568, (Order No: 741 ), $5.00

82. Thompson, A. M., JAPAN FOR A WEEK (BRITAIN FOR EVER), John Lane Company, New York, 1911, B&W ill., 254pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) ink spot top of covers, (Order No: 32492 ), $30.00

83. Thomson, John Stuart, CHINA REVOLUTIONIZED, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1913), B&W illustrations, 590pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 39566 ), $35.00

84. Topping, Audrey (text and photographs by) (foreword by Seymour Topping), THE SPLENDORS OF TIBET, SINO Publishing Company, New York, (1980) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 185pp, index, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Topping has photographed for the first time much of the magnificent sacred art treasures that are hidden from public view in Tibet's three greatest structures: The Potala, Palace of the Dalai Lamas, and the Drepung Monastery known as the Rice Heap., (Order No: 50846 ), $10.00

85. Toynbee, Arnold (edited by), HALF THE WORLD: THE HISTORY AND CULTURE OF CHINA AND JAPAN, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1973), 530 ill. w/160 in color, 368pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0030107164 Thirteen authors combine their scholarship to present the great and ancient civilizations of China and Japan., (Order No: 16414 ), $15.00

86. Trautz, F. M., JAPAN: MIT KOREA UND FORMOSA - LANDSCHAFT / BAUKUNST / VOLKSLEBEN, Atlantis-Verlag, Berlin, (1930), B&W illustrations, 256pp, very good w/good dustjacket (light foxing on edges, Text in German. Exceptional photography., (Order No: 22737 ), $150.00

87. van de Ven, Hans J., FROM FRIEND TO COMRADE: THE FOUNDING OF THE CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY, 1920-1927, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1991) 1st ptg, 373pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520072715 A theoretical and historical perspective on China's ruling elite, examining the politics of its members and the bureaucratic system in which they operated., (Order No: 56920 ), $60.00

88. van Wolferen, Karel, THE ENIGMA OF JAPANESE POWER: PEOPLE AND POLITICS IN A STATELESS NATION, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1989 2nd ptg, 496pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394577965 The first full-scale examination of the inner workings of Japan's political/industrial system., (Order No: 7071 ), $3.00

89. Vlahos, Olivia, FAR EASTERN BEGINNINGS, The Viking Press, New York, (1976) 1st ed, illustrated by George Ford, 292pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670307394 The author's emphasis is on the people of this continent: a fascinating panorama of thousands of years of migrations, which left behind physical features and cultural creations. Discusses the history and customs of the diverse cultures found on the Asian continent, from India to Siberia - Juvenile literture., (Order No: 16348 ), $5.00

90. Vogel, Ezra F., COMEBACK - CASE BY CASE: BUILDING THE RESURGENCE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1985) 1st ptg, 320pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 067146079X Author spells our what America must do to make our economy once again number one., (Order No: 21688 ), $5.00

91. Vogel, Ezra F., JAPAN'S NEW MIDDLE CLASS: THE SALARY MAN AND HIS FAMILY IN A TOKYO SUBURB - SECOND EDITION, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1973) 2nd ptg, 313pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520020928, (Order No: 57317 ), $7.00

92. Vollmer, John E.; Keall, E. J.; and, Nagai-Berthrong, E., SILK ROADS, CHINA SHIPS: AN EXHIBITION OF EAST-WEST TRADE, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, (1983), B&W and color ill., 240pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0888543018 Handbook to accompany an exhibition held at the Royal Ontario Museum, Sept. 10, 1983-Jan. 8, 1984, and travelling to other institutions. This exhibition unveils objects that chronicle the cultural, economic, political, and social effects of trade between the Orient and the West through nineteen centuries., (Order No: 16356 ), $14.50

93. Wadsworth, Willard W., AMONG THE ORIENTALS: A VIEW OF THEIR MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND CIVILIZATION AND OF THE MODERN MISSIONARY MOVEMENT OF THE CHURCH, Barbee & Smith, Agents, Nashville, TX, 1896, B&W illustrations, 492pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) light wear to covers, (Order No: 40766 ), $30.00

94. Ward, Robert E. and Rustow, Dankwart A. (edited by), POLITICAL MODERNIZATION IN JAPAN AND TURKEY: STUDIES IN POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT, 3, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1964, 502pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In Turkey and Japan, two societies of Asian background and culture, "modernization" began at about the same time in the mid-19th century. Through comparison, the authors of this volume explore what is common, what different, in the two experiences and thus add to our growing knowledge of the evolution of 20th century nations., (Order No: 42320 ), $25.00

95. Watson, C. W. and Ellen, Roy (edited by), UNDERSTANDING WITCHCRAFT AND SORCERY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, HI, (1993) 1st ptg, 222pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0824815157 In Southeast Asia malign magic and sorcery are part of the routine experienceof villagers and urban dwellers alike., (Order No: 56346 ), $8.00

96. Weiss, Julian, THE ASIAN CENTURY: THE ECONOMIC ASCENT OF THE PACIFIC RIM - AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE WEST, Facts On File, New York, (1989) 1st ptg, 231pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816016879 A thorough country-by-country examination of the dynamic East Asian region., (Order No: 11216 ), $5.00

97. Whitfield, Roderick and Farrer, Anne (edited by Anne Farrer; with contributions by S. J. Vainker and Jessica Rawson), CAVES OF THE THOUSAND BUDDHAS: CHINESE ART FROM THE SILK ROUTE, George Braziller, Inc., New York, (1990), B&W and color illustrations, 208pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807612499 Nearly a thousand years ago, a magnificent collection of Buddhist paintings, textiles and manuscripts was walled up in a cave at Dunhuang in western China. Many of the paintings came to the British Museum where conservation has continued for decades. The most striking and important works are illustrated here., (Order No: 54614 ), $60.00

98. Wilson, Dick, THE LONG MARCH 1935: THE EPIC OF CHINESE COMMUNISM'S SURVIVAL, The Viking Press, New York, (1971), 331pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670438456, (Order No: 3571 ), $7.50

99. Wriggins, W. Howard, CEYLON: DILEMMAS OF A NEW NATION, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1965) 3rd ptg, 505pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This comprehensive study of Ceylon since its independence in 1947 provides a case study of the main issues confronting new Asian and African nations., (Order No: 28659 ), $20.00

100. Yen, W. W. (translated by), STORIES OF OLD CHINA, The Commercial Press Limited, Hong Kong, (1984), 178pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This collection consists of twenty-two short stories written in the Tang, Sung, Ming and Ching (Manchu) dynasties covering a period of thirteen hundred years., (Order No: 26977 ), $14.50

101. Young, John T., CONTEMPORARY PUBLIC ART IN CHINA: A PHOTOGRAPHIC TOUR, Univ. of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, (1999), color illustrations, 136pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0295977086, (Order No: 58783 ), $6.00

102. Zheng, Shifeng; Chu, Shaotang; Liu, Shuren; Huang, Jiemin; Li, Tianren; Lu, Xinxian; Zhang, Tianlin; and, Chen, Youwen, CHINA: ALL PROVINCES AND AUTONOMOUS REGIONS, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1980), B&W & color ill., 289pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0070568308 A breathtaking book on China written and illustrated by experts who are themselves Chinese., (Order No: 17740 ), $10.00

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