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A visionary exploration of China's cultural legacy, its recent past, and its modernization, reflecting on photography's power to illuminate a land and its people. Essay by Rae Young. Twenty contemporary photographers. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Exhibition spanning 1999-2004. ISBN: 0893818623.
China. Organisation, warfare, dress and weapons. 183 b/w figures, 39 b/w illustrations, 6 maps. Large format. Green cloth with gilt vignettes to front cover. Red title label to spine with gilt titles. 174 pages. ISBN: 1901543021. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Contents fine.
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.
The extraordinary story of the transformation of a navy from one of armed junks to one exploiting the latest steam and steel technology. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761449. Some light creasing to top of dustwrapper spine.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w maps. ISBN: 090060994X. Crease to top of spine.
Pale blue cloth with purple title and vignette to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. 62 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned.
BADAIN JARAN: THE FORGOTTEN DESERT: DIE VERGESSENE WUSTE
Written by Catherine Hug; Bill Kouwenhoven. Illustrated by Luis Fresnocarlos Crespo.
Stock no. 1811246
Published by Scheidegger & Spiess. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A photographic account of the Badain Jaran Desert in China. Dual language: English and German. Large format. Black paper boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9783858813824. Fingermarks to black free front endpaper. Else a fine copy in a like dustwrapper.
THE BIRDS OF CHINA
Written by Rodolphe Meyer De Schauensee.
Stock no. 1811121
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
An indispensable reference to the avifauna of China. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Maps to endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0198586027. Tape marks to endpapers else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
THE CERAMIC ART OF CHINA AND OTHER COUNTRIES OF THE FAR EAST
Written by William Bowyer Honey.
Stock no. 2117061
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Peach/Orange cloth with gilt titles; vignette to front cover. 3 colour plates. Numerous b/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fade patches to spine and a couple of cover edges. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine with tears and loss to edges; creased with some grubby marks.
Large format. Maroon boards, white title to spine. Browning to page edges. Colour photos. Text in GERMAN. ISBN: 3858333603. Wrapper is edge-creased with some light wear.
Ascent of Mt. Tomur, the highest peak of the Tienshan Mountains, from its Southern slope. Cardwraps. Full of colour and b/w photos. Text imprint on front flap of cardwraps. Light browning to contents.
Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w plates. Map to end of volume. Being the account of a journey overland from Simla to Pekin. Spine faded. Corners bumped. Some mottling to covers. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Map has some edge-creasing but generally very good. Name in ink to front free endpaper. Front and rear joints just starting to crack.