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A Practical Grammar of the Pali Language

By: Duroiselle, Charles

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Rangoon, British Burma Press: 1921

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: Books011971

Condition: Very Good


ii, ix, 345 pages. Old X-library, with bookplate to front pastedown and stamp to front free endpaper; no other indications. Professional repair to binding and hinges; head of spine reinforced. Binding is sound and contents clean. View more info

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A Chinese Biographical Dictionary

By: Giles, Herbert A.

Price: $112.50

Publisher: Taipei, Literature House: 1962

Seller ID: Books010682

Condition: Very Good


xii, 1022 pages. Two side stitched volumes in wraps; publisher's cloth box with label to spine. A fine example. Due to size and weight, overseas customers please contact us for accurate postal quotes. View more info

Image for The Face of China. Travels in East, North, Central and Westren China, with some account of the new schools, universities, missions, and the old religious sacred places of Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism.

The Face of China. Travels in East, North, Central and Westren China, with some account of the new schools, universities, missions, and the old religious sacred places of Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism.

By: Kemp, E.G. (Emily Georgiana)

Price: $187.50

Publisher: New York, Duffield & Company: 1909

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: Books012147

Condition: Very Good


xv, 271 pages + folding map of China showing author's routes in 1893 -94 and 1907-08. Top edge gilt; colour plates and sepia illustrations collated complete. Light foxing throughout, affecting leaves of text, but only lightly present on a few illustrations. View more info

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The Typhoons of the Eastern Seas. A Review.

By: Palmer, H. S.

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Hongkong [Hong Kong], Kelley & Walsh: 1882

Seller ID: Books011695

Condition: Good


26 pages. A review of Marc Dechevrens' books The Typhoons of the Chinese Seas in the year[s] 1881 and 1882. Reprinted from the Hongkong Telegraph, and printed at their office, 1882. Bookseller's stamp to front cover and title page: G. Falconer & Co. Hong Kong. Tideline to wrapper; first leaf somewhat grubby; a few marginal ticks in pencil. View more info

Image for The Story of the Years. A History of the Women's Missionary Society in Japan, from 1881 to 1906.  Vol . II, Chapters I - VI, Pages 5 - 86  and  Strachan, Mrs. E.S.... 1906 - 1916  Vol. III, Chapters IX - XVI, Pages 97- 171

The Story of the Years. A History of the Women's Missionary Society in Japan, from 1881 to 1906. Vol . II, Chapters I - VI, Pages 5 - 86 and Strachan, Mrs. E.S.... 1906 - 1916 Vol. III, Chapters IX - XVI, Pages 97- 171

By: Platt, H.L. Strachan, Mrs. E.S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Women's Missionary Society of the United Church of Canada:

Seller ID: Books011468

Condition: Good


No date given (1917). 171 pages plus photo plates. Previous owner's name to ffep. Top 2 1/2" of spine panel missing. Title as it appears on front cover: "The Story of the Work of the Women's Missionary Society in Japan 1881 - 1916" View more info

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Sea Flower

By: Sung-yen, Yu

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009159

Condition: Good


(72pp.) story of the Little Red Guard, the child members of the Cultural Revolution from the Red Star Primary School in a South China coastal village; thirty-five full page colour illustrations, light wear to covers View more info