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Chinese Landscape Painting Techniques, Cassettari, Stephen
1 Cassettari, Stephen Chinese Landscape Painting Techniques
North Ryde NSW Angus & Robertson 1990 0207166676 / 9780207166679 First Australian Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
140 pp. Just a few shallow dents to illustrated wraps. Internally as new. Gatefold flaps. Colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Streetlife China, Dutton, Michael
2 Dutton, Michael Streetlife China
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1999 0521637198 / 9780521637190 First Australian Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiii, 304 pp. Corners lightly curled. All else as new. Cambridge Modern China Series. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought (Routledge Dictionaries), Eberhard, Wolfram. Translated from the German by  G. L. Campbell
3 Eberhard, Wolfram. Translated from the German by G. L. Campbell Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought (Routledge Dictionaries)
London and New York Routledge 2003 0415002281 / 9780415002288 Reprint Paperback Very Good Small Octavo 
332 pp. Light creasing to spine, but binding is solid. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins; a little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. Black-and-white drawings in the text. "Because symbols used in art represent, to a great extent, the modes of behaviour and expression in Chinese society, using this dictionary should lead to a better understanding of Chinese culture." Bibliography. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Chinese Watercolors, Hejzlar, Josef
4 Hejzlar, Josef Chinese Watercolors
New York Gallery Books 1990 0831712872 / 9780831712877 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
70 pp + colour plates. Describes the Shanghai School. Over 100 colour reproductions, all bright and clean. Chronological Table of Dynasties, Bibliography, Index of Names, Table of Chinese Characters. 
Price: 21.00 AUD
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5 Kwei-Li, (adapted with an introduction by Eileen Goudge) Golden Lilies
London Hodder & Stoughton 1991 0340536225 / 9780340536223 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvii, 181 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but has a little wrinkling at extremities of backstrip panel. Page edges uniformly yellowed. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Complete Chinese Horoscopes, Kwok Man-Ho, with Martin Palmer and Joanne O'Brien
6 Kwok Man-Ho, with Martin Palmer and Joanne O'Brien Complete Chinese Horoscopes
Sunburst Books 1995 1857781813 / 9781857781816 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
670 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dj. Faint foxing to edges of text block and rear eps. Internally as new. "Here, for the first time, is one of China's most detailed and authentic divination systems -- the Tzu Wei or purple star astrology." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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7 Maoshing Ni, PhD The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine: The Essential Text of Chinese Health and Healing
Boston and London Shambhala 1995 1570620806 / 9781570620805 First Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xviii, 316 pp. Slight edgewear, corners curling a little, light orange remainder mark to lower edge near spine (which is creased, although binding is solid throughout). Interior is unwrinkled, unmarked. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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8 Medley, Margaret The Chinese Potter: A Practical History of Chinese Ceramics
Oxford Phaidon 1976 0714816752 / 9780714816753 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
288 pp. Very light wear to pale olive boards. Foxing/stain to rear fep; a little scuffing at base of text block. Internally bright, clean and tightly bound. Illustrated with maps, diagrams, and colour and b/w photographs. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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9 Nien Cheng Life and Death in Shanghai
London Grafton / Collins Publishers 1986 0246129484 / 9780246129482 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
496 pp. A few small creases to unclipped dustwrapper. A few faint scuffs and splotches to edges of text block. Prev. owner's inked gift inscr. to ffep. Memoir of the Cultural Revolution. 
Price: 26.00 AUD
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The Travels of Marco Polo, Polo, Marco (A Modern Translation by Teresa Waugh from the Italian by Maria Bellonci)
10 Polo, Marco (A Modern Translation by Teresa Waugh from the Italian by Maria Bellonci) The Travels of Marco Polo
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1984 0283988908 / 9780283988905 First Thus Hard Cover Good Good Quarto 
218 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of clean white boards a little bumped. Dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Previous owner's gift note to ffep. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour and b/w photos (from the television series on Marco Polo's travels filmed with the full co-operation of the Chinese Government) and drawings throughout. Index. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Divine Woman: Dragon Ladies and Rain Maidens in T'Ang Literature, Schafer, Edward H.
11 Schafer, Edward H. The Divine Woman: Dragon Ladies and Rain Maidens in T'Ang Literature
San Francisco North Point Press 1980 086547009x / 9780865470095 First Thus Paperback Good Good 12 mo 
xvi, 239 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated dustwrapper; intractable sticker residue to back panel of dw; backstrip panel sunned. Paper covers have a little wear to corners and a bump to the upper front corner near the top of the spine, which is uncreased. Creases to first few pages behind the bump. Foxing to edges of text block and first page; a little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. "...illuminates a lesser known side of Chinese poetic tradition, and is another step toward getting the energies back in balance." -- from the Preface by Gary Snyder. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Chinese Astrology: Interpreting the Revelations of the Celestial Messengers, Walters, Derek
12 Walters, Derek Chinese Astrology: Interpreting the Revelations of the Celestial Messengers
London HarperCollins / Aquarian Press 1992 1855382326 / 9781855382329 Revised and Expanded Paperback Good Remainder Octavo 
381 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Edges of text block yellowing, faintly foxed. Shallow dent in lower edge of text block, leading to a little creasing at base of pages. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. "Among the many astrological texts which are quoted is the complete 2000-year-old treatise written by the Grand Astrologer, Ssu Ma Ch'ien. This new revised and updated edition includes a brand new chapter on the Tzu Wei system and has brought the historical survey of Chinese astrology right up to date to include the new computerized Chinese horoscopes now emerging from Taiwan and elsewhere, making this a valuable guide for both the newcomer and those who have read the previous edition." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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