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THE SOULS OF CHINA: THE RETURN OF RELIGION AFTER MAO
Written by Ian Johnson.
Stock no. 1823885
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A revelatory portrait of religion in China today - it's history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. Peach cloth spine with gilt title, peach paper boards. ISBN: 9781101870051. Lower edge of boards lightly faded. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is almost fine condition.

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THE DEMON KING AND OTHER FESTIVAL FOLKTALES OF CHINA
Written by Carolyn Han; Jay Han. Illustrated by Li Ji.
Stock no. 1323026
Published by University of Hawaii Press. 1st thus 1995. Very good condition.

Retold by Carolyn, translated by Jay. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0824817079. Minimal rubbing and bumping to corners, tiny indentation to lower edge of rear cover. Spine very slightly faded. Contents fine.

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THE TRAITOR WITHIN
Written by Alexander Cordell. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 1323010
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A deeply felt story about Red China. Red boards, gilt title to spine. 116 numbered pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0340134887. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and foxed on verso, rear panel of wrapper is heavily scuffed.

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THE INDIA-CHINA BORDER: A REAPPRAISAL
Written by Gondker Narayana Rao.
Stock no. 1823756
Published by Asia Publishing House. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A study that was undertaken in early 1964 and completed by May that year. Navy blue cloth boards, red title to spine. 2 fold-out maps. Damage to front edge of spine and also a corresonding loss of the dustwrapper (0.75"). Grubby mark to front endpaper. Else contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is also edge-worn and chipped, scuffed and a little grubby.

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LUFTVERKEHR IN CHINA 1928-1949
Written by Bodo Wiethoff.
Stock no. 2138740
Published by Otto Harrassowitz. Very good condition.

Green cloth with cream titles. Text in German. Materialien zu einem untauglichen modernisierungsversuch. With an English Summary. Schriften des Instituts fur Asienkunde in Hamburg Band 39. Some marks and browning to spine, with wear.

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EURASIA AVIATION CORPORATION: JUNKERS & LUFTHANSA IN CHINA 1931-1943
Written by Karl Morgenstern; Dietmar Plath.
Stock no. 2138692
Published by Geramond Verlag. Circa 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. Text in German/English to Front and Chinese to rear. ISBN: 3765470473.

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THE DRAGON'S WINGS
Written by William M. Leary.
Stock no. 2138572
Published by The University of Georgia Press. Circa 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The China National Aviation Corporation and the Development of Commercial Aviation In China. Red cloth with title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photos. ISBN: 0820303666. A few light marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is worn with a few small nicks; some edge-creasing; foxed to flaps.

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WINGS FOR AN EMBATTLED CHINA
Written by W. Langhorne Bond; James E. Ellis.
Stock no. 2138409
Published by Lehigh Uiniversity Press; Associated University Press. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0934223653. A few foxspots to endpapers and outer page edges. Some grubby marks to wrapper.

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THE DYNASTIES OF CHINA
Written by Bamber Gascoigne.
Stock no. 2137770
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. As new condition.

First published by Cape in 1973 under the title "The Treasures and Dynasties of China", this edition follows the text of the revised 2003 Constable & Robinson Ltd edition, with minor emendations. Beige decorated cloth. Colour photos. 208 pages. Slip case is fine. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BEANCAKER TO BOXBOAT: STEAMSHIP COMPANIES IN CHINESE WATERS
Written by H.W. Dickinson; S.A. Kentwell.
Stock no. 1822821
Published by Nautical Association Of Australia Inc.. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A list of ships with a brief descriptions and some b/w photos. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0959907939. Title to dustwrapper spine is very faded and lightly browned.

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SOLD EAST: TRADERS, TRAMPS AND TUGS OF CHINESE WATERS
Written by H.W. Dickinson; S.A. Kentwell.
Stock no. 1822820
Published by Nautical Association Of Australia Inc.. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Many cargoliners and tramps from Britain and Europe and most coasters from Australia and New Zealand were eventually 'sold East' to begin a second career for owners based in Shanghai (until 1949) or Hongkong. A sequel to 'Beancaker to Boxboat' completing the study of the shipping firms that had their origins on the China Coast before 1949. Blue boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0959907947. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners with a few small clsoed tears, spine is faded (title almost disappeared) with a small stain.

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MIDNIGHT IN PEKING
Written by Paul French.
Stock no. 1819059
Published by Penguin Books. 1st thus 2012. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China. Revised Edition. Black boards, red foil title to spine and vignette to front. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780143121008. SIGNED and dated by the author to title page (no dedication). Spine slightly cocked.

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