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CHINESE FAIRY TALES AND FANTASIES
Written by Moss Roberts. Illustrated by Victo Ngai.
Stock no. 1321960
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

Bound in black pictorial cloth. 288 pages. Frontispiece, 7 colour illustrations and 6 b/w tailpieces. Metallic printed endpapers. Still in original shrinkwrap! 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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ARMIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: ASIA VOLUME 2
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 2132455
Published by Foundry Books. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

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.

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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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THE CHINESE STEAM NAVY 1862-1945
Written by Richard N.J. Wright.
Stock no. 1817872
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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THE WHITE COW AND OTHER CHINESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Francis Rose. Illustrated by Francis Rose.
Stock no. 1316942
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

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.

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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.

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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.

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KAILAS DIE REISE ZUM HEILIGEN BERG
Written by Ursula Demeter.
Stock no. 2115043
Published by Oesch Verlag. Circa 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MARCO POLO
Written by Clarence Dalrymple Bruce.
Stock no. 1711750
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

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.

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THE INTRODUCTION OF CHINESE PLANTS INTO EUROPE
Written by L.A. Lauener.
Stock no. 1809288
Published by Spb Academic Publishing. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Red glazed boards, white titles and design. B/w illustrations. 269 pages including index. ISBN: 9051031300. Corners bumped. Contents fine. Rear board lightly scuffed.

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