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A Many-Splendoured Thing by Han Suyin

A Many-Splendoured Thing by Han Suyin hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Jonathan Cape, 1952, Hardback in dust wrapper. New edition. [First Published: 1952] From the cover: For Han Suyin life became a many-splendoured thing when she and Mark … Continue reading

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The Burrell Collection by Richard Marks, Rosemary Scott, Barry Gasson, James K. Thomson & Philip Vainker

The Burrell Collection by Richard Marks, Rosemary Scott, Barry Gasson, James K. Thomson & Philip Vainker hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Collins, 1984, Paperback. Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Colour Plates; Maps; Revised Edition. From the introduction: … Continue reading

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Chinese Jade by Frank Davis

Chinese Jade by Frank Davis hits the £1 shelf in my shop. The Commodore Press, 1944, Hardback. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Black & White Drawings; 2nd edition. [First Published: 1944] Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. … Continue reading

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The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes by Theodora Lau

The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes by Theodora Lau hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Souvenir Press, 1986, Hardback in dust wrapper. From the cover: A handbook of Chinese astrology, providing a guide to the twelve animal signs. It reveals … Continue reading

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Chinese Calligraphy by Zhou Kexi

Published by Reader’s Digest, 2010, Hardback in Dust Wrapper. 1st Ed. Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. See this book on my web site?

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Master Sarah — A Novel of the Opium War in China by Marjorie Hessell Tiltman

Published by Jonathan Cape, 1959, Hardback in Dust Wrapper. 1st Ed. Condition: Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. First blank has been excised. Text complete, clean … Continue reading

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Asian Cooking — Recipes from the Far East by Edited by Lydia Darbyshire

Published by Colour Library Books, 1999, Hardback in Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper frayed in places with laminate lifting at the tail of the spine. Small mark to the leading edge … Continue reading

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