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Into Tibet the CIA's First Atomic Spy and His Secret Expedition to Lhasa, Laird, Thomas
121 Laird, Thomas Into Tibet the CIA's First Atomic Spy and His Secret Expedition to Lhasa
Grove Press 2002 0802117147 / 9780802117144 First Edition Hardcover New New 
Grove Press, 2002 364 pp with 8 B&W plates. The story of Douglas Mackierman, the first CIA agent killed in the line of duty, who was sent by the CIA to collect intelligence on Russian uranium mining in northwestern China - an unsettling sign that Russia was developing an atomic bomb. Simultaneously he began organization of anti-Chinese nomads into proxy U.S. fighting forces in Central Asia. Although the United States has never recognized Tibet's claim to independencee, "Into Tibet" uncovers evidence that in 1950 the CIA and the State Department were working covertlt to do just that. A largely unknown and riviting history. Text is clean tight and unmarked. Maps on endpapers. DJ is clean, bright, undamaged.. First Edition. Hardcover. New/New. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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America and Asia Problems of Today's War and the Peace of Tomorrow, Lattimore, Owen
122 Lattimore, Owen America and Asia Problems of Today's War and the Peace of Tomorrow
Claremont, CA Claremont College 1943 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good 
Claremont, CA: Claremont College, 1943 52 pp with a foreward by Admiral H.E. Yarnell, USN Retired. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red cloth boards are clean and intact with a small dent along the edge of the back board. DJ has one chip missing from top of spine, light soil to front cover. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Inner Asian Frontiers of China, Lattimore, Owen
123 Lattimore, Owen Inner Asian Frontiers of China
American Geographical Society 1940 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
American Geographical Society, 1940 xxiii, 585 pp with eleven maps. American Geographical Society Research Series #21. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, slightly yellowed. Grey cloth boards with black lozenges on front and spine and gold-stamped titles are clean and undamaged, bumped at spine ends.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 79.00 USD
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124 Lattimore, Owen Manchuria Cradle of Conflict
Macmillan Co. 1932 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Macmillan Co., 1932 301 pp. with two fold-out maps.Owen Lattimore lived and traveled in Manchuria for nine months in 1929-1930. Text is clean, tight and unmarked save for library stamps on title page and front endpapers. Red cloth boards are rubbed at corners and spine ends with painted-on library number.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. Ex-Library. First Edition. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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An Eastern Odyssey The Third Expedition of Haardt and Audouin-Dubreuil, Le Fevre, Georges
125 Le Fevre, Georges An Eastern Odyssey The Third Expedition of Haardt and Audouin-Dubreuil
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1935 368 pp with a portrait of the author frontis and B&W plates in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, a few brownish spots on page edges. Maps of the expeditions' routes are on endpapers. Translated from the French by Major-General Sir E.D. Swinton with a preface by Andre Citroen. The third expedition in 1928 (the first two expeditions were to the Mid-East and across Africa) sponsored by the Citroen Automobile Company to successfully cross Asia by car from Damascus to Beijing. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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126 Lee, James zee-Min Chinese Potpourri (cased)
Hongkong The Oriental Publishers 1950 Second Edition. Hardcover Very Good Fine 
Hongkong: The Oriental Publishers, 1950 331 pp with a photo portrait of the Empress frontis and B&W illustrations in text. Book traces prersent-day Chinese life and customs through history. Text is clean, tight and unmarked with a short tear on title page. Contemporary owner's signature on first free page. Yellow textured boards have a red drawing of a dragon and titles on the front. Handmade red and gold paper case by John Long.. Second Edition.. Cased Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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The Religions of China   Confucianism and Taoism Described and Compared with Christianity (General Joseph Stilwell) bookplate)), Legge, James
127 Legge, James The Religions of China Confucianism and Taoism Described and Compared with Christianity (General Joseph Stilwell) bookplate))
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1881 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Signed
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881 Association copy. xi, 308 pp with 4 pp of ads following text. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front hinge cracked but holding. Black cloth boards with red swastica linerar design and chinese characters are bumped and rubbed at corners with slight loss of material. The bookplate of General Joseph Stilwell, the commander of the China Burma India Theater in WWll responsible for all Lend-Lease supplies going to China, and later Deputy Commander of the South East Asia Command, is pasted to the front endpaper.. ASSOCIATION BOOKPLATE. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 435.00 USD
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Pidgin English Sing-song  or Songs and Stories in the China-English Dialect  with a Vocabulary, Leland, Charles G.
128 Leland, Charles G. Pidgin English Sing-song or Songs and Stories in the China-English Dialect with a Vocabulary
London Kegan Paul, Trench , Trubner & Co Ltd 1903 Sixth Edition Hardcover Fair 
London: Kegan Paul, Trench , Trubner & Co Ltd, 1903 139 pp, + 3 pp ads.Text is clean, tight, unmarked, sunned. front hinge cracked but holding. Decorative paper boards are soiled, spine partially detached. A discussion of the formation and use of Chinese pidgin which is described as "(it) can present no difficulty to anyone who can understand negro minstrelsy or baby talk." Followed by poetry and songs in pidgin.. Sixth Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4.5" X 6.5". 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Chinese Footbinding: The History of a Curious Erotic Custom, Levy, Howard S.
129 Levy, Howard S. Chinese Footbinding: The History of a Curious Erotic Custom
Bell Hardcover Very Good Poor 
Bell 352 pp, profusely illustrated with photos and line drawings in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Cloth boards have very light rubbing to extremities. Dj is intact but pretty shabby, now in protective mylar.. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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130 Li Hung Chang, Son of Li Hung Chang A Yellow World
New York Frederick Brown 1900 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Frederick Brown, 1900 60 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, yellowed. A chip is missing from the upper corner of the FFP. Black cloth boards with yellow stamped circle and titles are VG with slight fading and bumping to extremities. A translation letters concerning the Boxer Rebellion from a court official named Li Hung Chang III, styed "son of Li Hung Chang, Firt Secretary to the Chief of Boxers at Tsi-Nan." Exceptionally rare in original edition. Size: 3.5" x 6.75". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 235.00 USD
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Super 5000 English Words for Emergency   (Chinese language), Li Jin
131 Li Jin Super 5000 English Words for Emergency (Chinese language)
China East China University of Technology Press 2014 7562840504 / 9787562840503 Paperback Fair 
China: East China University of Technology Press, 2014 395 pp of Chinese to English popluar phrases. Tex is tight, clean, the first 50 pp have a few notes. No CD present. Covers are rubbed at extremities.. Trade Paperback. Fair. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons, Lieu Hsieh
132 Lieu Hsieh The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons
Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Pres 2015 9629965852 / 9789629965853 New Revised Edition Paperback Fine 
Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Pres, 2015 lxix, 352 pp Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged.. New Revised Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Manchuria Land of Opportunities Illustrated from Photographs with Diagrams and Maps., Logan, Thomas F.
133 Logan, Thomas F. Manchuria Land of Opportunities Illustrated from Photographs with Diagrams and Maps.
New York South Manchuria Railway 1922 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: South Manchuria Railway, 1922 113 pp with B&W plates and a fold-out map. Written by an American, the book justifies and praises the Japanese occupation of Manchuria. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Tan paper boards with a tan cloth spine are clean and undamaged, front board slightly bowed.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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China's Great Train Beijing's Drive West and the Remaking of Tibet, Lustgarten, Abrahm
134 Lustgarten, Abrahm China's Great Train Beijing's Drive West and the Remaking of Tibet
Times Books 2008 0805083243 / 9780805083248 First Edition Paperback Very Good Plus 
Times Books, 2008 288 pp. Advance reader's edition,( the pagination is slightly different from the first edition, but the entire text is here.) In 2006 the Chinese government fulfilled a fifty-year plan to build a railroad into Tibet, thefinal manoever in strengthening China's hold over this remote frontier province. Through the lives of the Chinese and Tibetans swept up in the project, Fortune magazine writer, Abrahm Lustgarten explores the "wild west" atmosphere of the Chinese economy today.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good Plus. First Edition. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Richard's Comprehensive Geography of the Chinese Empire and Dependencies, Ly, M, S.J.
135 Ly, M, S.J. Richard's Comprehensive Geography of the Chinese Empire and Dependencies
Shanghai T'usewie Press 1908 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
Shanghai: T'usewie Press, 1908 xviii, 713 pp.with four oversize fold-out color maps tucked under a cloth band on each endpaper pastedown. First published in French in 1905, Translated from the French by M. Kennally, Society of Jesuits with some updates and revisions.Designed to aid European and American business interests and considerably more than just a geography of China, the book concentrates on the political organization and trade of each region with additional information on Tibet , Manchuria and Chinese Turkistan. Text is clean, tiht and unmarked. Maps are "as new," Contemporary owner's name on second free page. Brown cloth boards with black stamped titles and a drawing of a dragon show no damage sava closed split along rear hinge. Size: Thick 8 Vo. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 525.00 USD
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Reilly's Battery  a Story of the Boxer Rebellion, MacCloskey, Monro
136 MacCloskey, Monro Reilly's Battery a Story of the Boxer Rebellion
Richards Rosen Press 1969 First Edition. Hardcover Good Good 
Richards Rosen Press, 1969 191 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Library markings and pocket (US Air Force) Decorative library binding boards are lightly soiled. From the Military Research Series. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 9 " x 12". Ex-Library. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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137 Malcom, the Rev. Howard Travels in South-eastern Asia, Embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam and China, with Notices of Numerous Missionary Stations and a Full Account of the Burman Empire
London George Routledge & Co. 1848 Hardcover Good 
London: George Routledge & Co., 1848 xi, 364 pp with large folding map bound-in before text. Described on title page as 'two volumes in one.' this is a later edition of the original published in 1839.Text is clean, tight and unmarked, page edges gilt. Library bookplate on front pastedown. Red embossed cloth boards have gold-stamped image of cart and bullocks. Top of spine is missing a large chip.. Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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Manchurian Adventure, Mangeot, Sylvain
138 Mangeot, Sylvain Manchurian Adventure
William Morrow & Co. 1975 0688002242 / 9780688002244 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
William Morrow & Co., 1975 279 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean and intact with a little rubbing.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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139 McRae, Michael The Siege of Shangri-La: The Quest for Tibet's Sacred Hidden Paradise
U.S.A. Broadway 2002 0767904850 / 9780767904858 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
U.S.A.: Broadway, 2002 229 pp The Tsangpo River Gorge, at the far eastern end of the Himalayas, remained until the 1990's the last area of Eurasia left uncharted by Westerners. The Seige of Shangri-La is the story of this three-mile deep canyon's exploration as both a geographical and spiritual destination. A good companion-book to Wickliffe Walker's "Courting the Diamond Sow," which concentrates more on the whitewater kayaqking of the Tsangpo. text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. #001931. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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China Stratigraphy Paleogeography and Tectonics, Meyer, Arthur A., kamen-Kaye, Maurice; Chin Chen  & Taner, Irfan
140 Meyer, Arthur A., kamen-Kaye, Maurice; Chin Chen & Taner, Irfan China Stratigraphy Paleogeography and Tectonics
Netherlands Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991 0792309723 / 9780792309727 Hardcover As New 
Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991 viii, 183 pp plus index. B&W maps and stratigraphic columns troughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged.. Pictorial Hard Cover. As New. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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