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An Early Victory forEqual Protection & Civil Rights
(ANTI-Chinese Law REJECTED)!  Field, Stephen J.  The invalidity of the “Queue Ordinance” of the city and county of San Francisco. Opinion of the Circuit Court of the United States, for the district of California, in Ho Ah Kow vs. Matthew Nunan, delivered July 7th, 1879. San Francisco: J.L. Rice & Co., 1879. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.2"). 43, [1] pp.
$2800.00
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These Two Delightful & Courageous American Women
Came to Japan from a War-Ravaged China
with Little Else Than Their
Skill in Chinese Cooking”
Benedictine Sisters of Peking.  The art of Chinese cooking. Rutland, VT & Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1962. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). xi, [1], 94, [6] pp.; illus.
$40.00
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A Populist Sect's Book
(Buddhism).  [title in Chinese characters, transliterated as] Wei wei bu dong tai shan shen gen ji guo bao juan 1 juan. Yucheng, Shandong: Luo[ “the good man”], shanren, 1661. Narrow Folio (33 x 11 cm; 13" x 4.5"). 310 pp.
$4750.00
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The LEC DoesRight by CONFUCIUS
Confucius.  The analects of Confucius. New York: Pr. at the Plantin Press for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1970. 8vo (28.2 cm, 11.2"). xxvii, [5], 131, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.
$150.00
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In the DUTCH National Library NOT Reported Elsewhere
(Chinoiserie). Verhalen uit China. Met platen. Leiden: P.J. Trap (pr. by H.R. De Breuk), [ca. 1825–45]. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). vii, [1], 135 (lacking pp. 33/34 & 39/40), [1 (blank)] pp.; 5 col. plts.
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Dropmore Press Unopened Copy
De Quincey, Thomas.  Revolt of the Tartars or flight of the Kalmuck Khan and his people from the Russian territories to the frontiers of China. London: Dropmore Press, Ltd., 1948. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.6"). [10], 96, [4] pp.; illus.
$65.00
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Original Wooden Printing BlockShanghai, 1880
Episcopal Church.  Book of Common Prayer. Chinese (Low Wenli). 1880. [title transcribed as] Chiao hui tao wen [“Wade Gile” system of transcription] or Jiao hui dao wen [in the “Pinyin” transcription system]. Shanghai: St. John's College, 1880. 8vo (25 cm; 10"). One wooden printing block, one page on each side.
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Real Chinese FoodBilingual & In Color
Fu, Pei Mei.  Pei Mei's Chinese cook book. I, II, III. Taiwain: Chinese Cooking Class Ltd., T. & S. Industrial Co., [1969–77]. 4to. 3 vols. I: [2], 265, [1] pp.; 12 col. plts. II: [2], 386 pp.; 46 col. plts. (incl. in pagination). III: [2], 388 pp.; 56 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
$250.00
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A QUITELuxurious & Useful Production
Jacquemart, Albert.  Histoire de la céramique. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1873. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). [2] ff., 750, [2] pp. 12 pls.
$425.00
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks. London: Pr. for Benj. Toke & Sam. Buckley, 1697. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [12] ff., 527 [i.e., 543], [1] pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plt. (2 fold.), fold. table.
$1800.00
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FIRST BIBLIOGRAPHY of AMERICANA (+)
León Pinelo, Antonio de.  Epítome de la bibliotheca oriental, y occidental, nautica, y geográfica ... Añadido y enmendado nuevamente en que se contienen los escritores de las Indias orientales, y occidentales, y reinos convecinosChina, Tartaria, Japón, Persia, Armenia, Etiopía y otras partes. Madrid: En la oficina de Francisco Martinez Abad, 1737–38. Folio (30 cm; 11.75"). 3 vols. I: [71], [135], [27] ff. II: [221] ff. III: 202 pp.
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A Look at Life in Faraway China — Let's Say, 'how foon.'”
McCrady, Elizabeth F.  Ching Ling and Ting Ling. [New York]: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., © 1936. 4to (20.3 cm, 8"). [12 (incl. wrappers)] pp.; col. illus.
$20.00
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A Famous Designer's TRAVELOGUE ofHis TRIP TO CHINA in 1984
Miho, Jim.  Kromekote opens up a whole new world. [New York?, Cincinnati?]: Champion International Corp., [1985]. 32mo (near miniature: 10 cm; 3.9375"). [48] ff.
$175.00
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CHINESE BIBLE STORIESAn Interesting Project by anInteresting Woman
Montgomery, Helen B.  The Story of Jesus as told by his four friends. [In Chinese]. [China]: 1931. 12mo. 231 pp.
$195.00
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Tall Tale? True Tale?
Polo, Marco.  The travels of Marco Polo 1271–1295. Hartford: Pr. by Judd & Detwiler, Inc. for the Limited Editions Club, 1934. 8vo (22 cm; 8.875"). 2 vols. 477 pp. (volumes paginated continuously).
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WORLD MYTHOLOGY8 Vols. & Thousands of Entries
Pozzoli, Giovanni; Felice Romani; Antonio Peracchi, et al.  Dizionario storico-mitologico di tutti i popoli del mondo. Livorno: Stamperia Vignozzi, 1824–28. 8 vols. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). I: 580 pp. II: 581–1163, [1] pp. (pp. 1057–64 repeated in place of pp. 1065–72). III: [1165]–1708 pp. (pagination 1551–52 repeated, 1687–88 skipped). IV: [1709]–2342 pp. V: 2351–3086 pp. (pagination skips 2519–26). VI: 3087–3855 pp. (pagination skips 3407–08). VII: 576 pp. VIII: 577–1074 pp.
$2500.00
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Improved Taste of Modern Time MustQuestion the Crudities of Former Days”
Rocco, Sha [pseud. of Abisha Shumway Hudson].  The masculine cross and ancient sex worship. New York: Asa K. Butts & Co., 1874. 8vo (19 cm, 7.75"). 65, [7 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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BUDDHISM inHigh Asia & CHINA
Schott, Wilhelm.  Uber den Buddhaismus in Hochasien und in China. Berlin: Verlag von Veit & Comp., 1846. Small folio (27 cm; 10.5"). 128 pp.
$300.00
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A Micro-Carved Ivory Love Gift: Remember Me
Shen Zhong-Xing, artist.  “Love Seeds”: Ivory micro-engraving. China: [ca. 1990?]. Small case (14.5 cm, 5.6").
$750.00
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THE Latest News fromCHINA for a Family Member in Scotland
Slade, John, ed.  The Canton register. Vol. 7 nos. 32–40, 42–44. Canton, China: [James Matheson], 1834. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [125]–160, [165]–176 pp.
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BEWICK-Illustrated HERBAL
Thornton, Robert John.  A new family herbal: Or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts. London: Richard Phillips (pr. by Richard Taylor & Co.), 1810. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 901, [1 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$850.00
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Djellabas Caftans Kimonos & More
Tilke, Max.  Le costume en Orient. Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, [1922]. 4to (30.5 cm, 12"). [4], 32 pp.; 128 col. plts.
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