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The Years That Were Fat: Peking 1933-1940 1st Edition
The Years That Were Fat: Peking 1933-1940 1st Edition
by George N. Kates
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New York: Harper & Brothers, (1952). Octavo, 20.5 x 14 cm. 268pp. First edition. Original salmon paper over boards with yellow cloth-backed spine. Pictorial pastedowns. Eight pages of black & white photographs by Hedda Hammer Morrison. Soiling to front... (read more)

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Siamese State Ceremonies: Their History and Function
Siamese State Ceremonies: Their History and Function
by H. G. Quaritch Wales
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London: Bernard Quaritch, 1931. 8vo., xiv, 326pp. Full green cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Complete with 45 plates. Boards rubbed, corners bumped, insect damage to cloth at top corner of front board. Top edge foxed. Previous owner's name stamped on front... (read more)

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Tea and Buddhism: Chado: The Way of Tea as a Buddhist Path
Tea and Buddhism: Chado: The Way of Tea as a Buddhist Path
by Ryofu Pussel
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Based on his own experiences and training in the Way of Tea and Buddhism in Japan, the author takes us on a fascinating journey through a spiritually and academically thoughtful text and more than 30 beautiful photographs. This book describes the world... (read more)

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Wind in the Pines: Classic Writings of the Way of Tea As a Buddhist Path
Wind in the Pines: Classic Writings of the Way of Tea As a Buddhist Path
by Dennis Hirota
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Chanoyu, widely known as the tea ceremony, developed in Japan in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. In it, such ordinary acts of daily life as serving a meal and tea to guests have been raised to the status of religious discipline. Wind in the Pines... (read more)

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The Garden of Fragrance: Being a Complete Translation of the Bostan of Sadi from the Original Persian into English Verse
The Garden of Fragrance: Being a Complete Translation of the Bostan of Sadi from the Original Persian into English Verse
by G. S. Davie
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London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1882 Octavo, 13 x 19.5 cm, 301pp. plus 44pp. catalog at rear 1st edition. Original orange cloth decorated in brown and gilt. Boards are soiled and worn; corners bumped; spine faded. Hinges cracked. Ink inscription on the... (read more)

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Special Exhibition: Sen-no Rikyu: The 400th Memorial
Special Exhibition: Sen-no Rikyu: The 400th Memorial
by Kyoto National Museum
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Kyoto: Kyoto National Museum, 1990. 18.5 x 25.5 cm, 341pp. Softcover, bound in lavender paper wrappers, text in Japanese. Color illustrations throughout. Wrappers lightly edgeworn. Very good condition. RLW... (read more)

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Shoko-Ken: A Late Medieval Daime Sukiya Style Japanese Tea-House
Shoko-Ken: A Late Medieval Daime Sukiya Style Japanese Tea-House
by Robin Noel Walker
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New York: Routledge, (2002). 15.5 x 23.5 cm, 326pp. Bound in beige cloth, spine stamped in black. Binding lightly rubbed and soiled with some wear to the edges; price sticker affixed to the rear board; light soiling to the top edge of the text block... (read more)

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Geist Des Orients
Geist Des Orients
by C. S. Gunsburg
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Breslau: Aderholz, 1830. Octavo, 12.5 x 19.5 cm. lxvi 255 pp. Decorated cloth over boards; handwritten title label on spine; private library labels on spine and front cover. Wear to extremities; head and tail of spine chipped and frayed; joints worn... (read more)

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A Digest of Moohummudan Law 2 Volumes
A Digest of Moohummudan Law 2 Volumes
by Neil B. E. Baillie
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Bahore: Premier Book House no date. 2 volumes. Octavo 14x22cm. li i 860pp; xxviii 440pp. Reprint. Original cloth: volume 1 in yellow volume 2 in green. Both volumes in dust jackets. Printed on Indian paper. A reprint of the London 1865 second edition... (read more)

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Americans Studying the Traditional Japanese Art of the Tea Ceremony: The Internationalizing of a Traditional Art
Americans Studying the Traditional Japanese Art of the Tea Ceremony: The Internationalizing of a Traditional Art
by Barbara Lynne Rowland Mori
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San Francisco: Mellen Research University Press, (1992). 16 x 23.5 cm, 219pp. Bound in gray cloth over boards stamped in white; typo in the title ("American's") printed on both front board and spine. Light rubbing and soiling to the cloth; spine cocked... (read more)

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In Search of Old Peking
In Search of Old Peking
by L C Arlington
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Largely the result of the neglect and vandalism that accompanied the end of the Manchu dynasty in 1911, and of Mao Zedong's vision of a "New China" three decades later, Beijing today boasts all the ills of an overcrowded, polluted, and inefficient Third... (read more)

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Chinese Biographical Dictionary
Chinese Biographical Dictionary
by Herbert A Giles
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