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1 Adelman, Jonathan R. THE REVOLUTIONARY ARMIES: The Historical Development of the Soviet and the Chinese People's Liberation Armies
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a sturdy binding without dust jacket, as issued. 
Number 38 in the Contributions in Political Science series. This work examines the differences between the Soviet/Chinese armies and their roles in party and societal affairs for the two decades after the civil wars. 230 pages including a bibliography. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Barr, Pat JADE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1982). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
This is the author's first novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Ch'en, Jerome YUAN SHIH-K'AI
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1972. Second edition. Hardcover. Fine in a dust jacket with two small tears on the front panel at the spine fold. 
This highly praised revised study of a very important figure in Chinese history is a result of western and Chinese scholars. Out-of-print. 
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4 Chai, Winberg and Chai, May-Lee THE GIRL FROM PURPLE MOUNTAIN: A Love Story from Nanjing to New York
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, (2001). 0312268084 / 9780312268084 First edition: Uncorrected Proof, with materials laid in. Proof. Very tiny crease to the lower corner tip of the rear cover, else a near fine copy in photo-pictorial wraps. 306 pages, twenty-six photographs. 
The life story of Ruth Tsao Chai, the mother of Winberg, and the grandmother of May-Lee, who was born at the beginning of the twentieth-century, and became one of the first women admitted into a Chinese university, when most females were illiterate. 
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5 Elegant, Robert FROM A FAR LAND
New York: Random House, (1987). 0394560477 / 9780394560472 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Elegant is one of the towering giants of pure entertainment."--London Sunday Mail. Spanning the years 1921 to 1952, this tome by the popular author of DYNASTY and MANCHU combines a love story with a rich panorama of the violent birth of modern China. 
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6 Fleischman, Lisa Huang DREAM OF THE WALLED CITY
New York: Pocket Books, (2000). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Lower spine end lightly bumped, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's debut novel is inspired by her grandmother's struggle to maintain inner freedom in China through the perilous years between the end of the empire and the Communist triumph of 1949. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Garner, Sir Harry CHINESE EXPORT ART IN SCHLOSS AMBRAS
London: The Society of Antiquaries of London, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Lower spine very lightly bumped, otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
Quarto. 20 black and white plates, one color plate. The Oriental Ceramic Society Second Hills Gold Medal Lecture. Limited to 1000 copies. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Miln, Louise Jordan RICE
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1930. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A beautiful, fine, fresh copy in bright yellow cloth lettered in black; in a mildly age-darkened and lightly rubbed printed dust jacket. 
Late career novel by the American writer best known, perhaps, for her novelization of H.M. Vernon and Harold Owen's play, MR. WU. Like Pearl Buck, Miln was drawn to Asian subjects in both her novels and non-fiction. Lovely example of this title. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Montalbano, William D. & Hiassen, Carl A DEATH IN CHINA
New York: Atheneum, 1984. 0689114486 / 9780689114489 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny splotch of black ink to lower page edges, dot of faint stain to fore-edge, else a sharp, bright, nearly fine copy in silver-lettered red cloth shelfback over blue boards, red top-edge coloring; in a very mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. 
Third novel from the writing team is "a classic thriller...but what sets it apart from other fine genre books is the evocative portrait of the new China that the authors paint."--John Katzenbach. "Startling and compelling."--Malcolm Bosse. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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10 Starobin, Joseph PARIS TO PEKING
New York: Cameron Associates, Inc., (1955). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's rubber-stamping to the front pastedown (hidden behind the dust jacket flap), pages tanning, as expected, minor rubbing to the spine ends, else a very good plus copy; in a near fine dust jacket. 280 pages; bibliography. 
Illustrated with a woodcut frontispiece, six full page woodcuts following chapter five and small woodcuts signifying each chapter's end. A literary account expressing the views of a westerner living and traveling in Germany, France, Italy and China. 
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11 Suyin, Han BIRDLESS SUMMER: China Autobiography History
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1968). 0399100881 / 9780399100888 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fresh, sharp, fine copy in black cloth with blind-stamped bird device to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, illustrated endsheets; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Third volume of autobiography--set against a vivid background of modern Chinese history--spanning the years 1938-1948, from the author of A MANY-SPLENDORED THING. The first two volumes are THE CRIPPLED TREE and A MORTAL FLOWER. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Yu, Tsune-Chi ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHIC PROBLEMS IN MANCHURIA
New York: (American Book-Stratford), 1924. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy without dust jacket. Green cloth binding with gold lettering. 
Contains a bibliography and an index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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