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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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Chinese Buddhists in India
Beal, Samuel.  Chinese accounts of India. Calcutta: S. Gupta for Susil Gupta, 1957–58. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 3 vols. (of 4) I: [8], 127, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], [129]–258 pp. III: [8], [259]–396 pp.
$25.00
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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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Praised by the Pope, CONDEMNED by the Chinese: Death of a Jesuit Missionary
[Fatinelli, Giovanni Jacopo]; Carlo Majelli.  Relazione della preziosa morte dell' eminentiss. e reverendiss. Carlo Tomaso Maillard di Tournon prete cardinale della S.R. Chiesa. Commissario, e Visitatore Apostolico Generale, con le facoltà di legato a latere nell' Impero della Cina, e regni dell' Indie Orientali, seguita nella città di Macao li 8. del mese di giugno dell' anno 1710, edi [sic] ciò, che gli avvenne negli ultimi cinque mesi della sua vita. Roma & Bologna: Costantino Pisarri, 1711. 4to (20.4 cm, 8"). 70, [2] pp.
$875.00
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BringingTEA to the British
Fortune, Robert.  A journey to the tea countries of China; including Sung-Lo and the Bohea Hills; with a short notice of the East India Company's tea plantations in the Himalaya Mountains. London: John Murray, 1852. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.875"). Col. frontis., add. illus. t.-p. (incl. in pagination), xv, [1], 398 pp.; 1 map., 1 col. plt., 1 plt., illus.
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The Man Who Talked to Statues:  The Science of Communicating
with theSpirit World
Güldenstubbe, Johann Ludwig von.  Pneumatologie positive et expérimentale.  La réalité des esprits et le phénomène merveilleux de leur écriture directe. Paris: A. Franck, 1857. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.875"). xxxvi, 216 pp.; 15 fold. plts.
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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.
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“Un Missionnaire Doit Être un Excellent Voyageur”
Jesuits.  Nouvelles des missions, extraites des Lettres edifiantes et curieuses. Paris: Societé catholique des bons livres, 1827. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.68"). 2 vols. I: vii, [3], 214 pp. II: [4], 243, [3] pp.
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and remarks geographical, historical, topographical, physical, natural, astronomical, mechanical, military, mercantile, political, and ecclesiastical. Made in above ten years travels through the empire of China: Particularly, upon their pottery and varnishing, silk and other manufactures, Pearl-fishing, the history of plants and animals, with a description of their dities and publick works, number of people, manners, language and customs, coin and commerce, their habits, oeconomy, and government, the philosophy of the famous Confucious. With many curious particulars; being, in general, the most authentick account of that country ... A new translation from the best Paris edition, and adorn’d with copper-plates. London: Pr. by John Hughs ... for Olive Payne, 1738. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.125"). [4] ff.,536 pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plts. (2 fold.), fold. table.
$650.00
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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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Women of the Zhang Family
Mann, Susan.  The talented women of the Zhang family. Berkeley: University of California Press, (2007). 8vo (23 cm, 9"). xvi, 322 pp.; illus., plts. (some in color), maps.
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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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The Latest Views, from the Explorers Themselves
Morgan, Edward Delmar, & Clements R. Markham.  Notes on the recent geography of Central Asia; from Russian sources. Progress of discovery on the coasts of new Guinea. London: John Murray, 1884. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.625"). [6], [203]–337, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map.
$75.00
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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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Another Successful Step in the Exploration of Inner Asia”
Przheval’skii (Prejevalsky), Nikolai Mikhailovich; E. Delmar Morgan, trans.  From Kulja, across the Tian Shan to Lob-Nor. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1879. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). xii, 251, 32 pp.; 2 maps.
$900.00
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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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It Was a Fascinating Discovery Which Invited Prolonged Exploration”
Stein, Marc Aurel.  On ancient Central-Asian tracks: brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China. London: Macmillan & Co., 1933. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). xxiv, 342 pp.
$1750.00
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Brought to You by theRoyal Asiatic Society
Thomas, Frederick William, ed. & trans.  Tibetan literary texts and documents concerning Chinese Turkestan. Part I: Literary texts. London: The Royal Asiatic Society, 1935. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). x, 323, [1] pp.
$125.00
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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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