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Chinese Life Rhythms - Second Edition

By: Dewey, Carol McCurdy

Price: $69.95

Publisher: South Suberb, Tientsin, China, The Student Work Department, Tientsin Hui Wen Academy: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 23108713

Condition: Good


52 pages of poetry including black and white sketches. Circa 1935. "This volume of verse has grown out of a deep human sympathy with life as lived each day in and around the small walled city of Changli (North China) and neighboring districts. Each poem imparts an experience of the writer, who has resided in North China for twelve years. As we read her poems they live for us, who know and love China." - from the foreward. Blue patterned cloth-covered boards show moderate wear and sunning at spine. Pages unmarked and moderately yellowed. Gilt title upon front board. View more info

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Old China Hands and the Foreign Office

By: Pelcovits, Nathan A.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, King's Crown Press / American Institute of Pacific Relations: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112G0087

Condition: Fair


349 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. "A study of the opinions and attitudes on Anglo-Chinese relations held by British merchants engaged in the China trade and of their relevance to the formation of British foreign policy toward China in the half-century between the Treaty of Tientsin and the Treaty of Portsmouth. It is, further, the story of that repeated clash between the Old China Hands and the British Foreign Office about the premises of Anglo-Chinese relations, despite their basic agreement on the aims of foreign policy in the Far East." - from dust jacket. Book unmark... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, June 17, 1939 - Cover Photo of the Queen

By: Various Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 739G0214

Condition: Fair


40 pages. Features: Prominent photo of the French submarine "Phenix" which disappeared after a practice dive in Indo-Chinese waters with 71 on board; Piccadilly in the 'Eighties - and other items at the International Horse Show at Olympia; Japanes blockade of the British and French concessions at Tientsin by the Japanese - large map plus stark photos of electric fences, barbed wire and more; The Mauretania's Maiden Voyage - nice photo; Photo of wreckage of the "Connemara" flying boat; The "Impregnable" Siegfried Line - six photos; Great aerial photo of repairs to the p... View more info