HONG KONG GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICES: The Port of Hong Kong

The Port of Hong Kong. Hong Kong Government Information Services, 1977. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26809) $15.00

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Color illustrations throughout. Maps. charts, and graphs. Measures 11.75×8.25 inches.

A look at Hong Kong in the 1970s. Includes a harbor plan, with speed limits and vessel sizes. Nicknamed “Pearl of the Orient”, Hong Kong is renowned for its deep natural harbor, which is one of the busiest ports in the work due to its ready access for cargo ships.

FREER GALLERY: Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Memorial Exhibition

Freer Gallery of Art. Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Memorial Exhibition. Smithsonian Institution, 1971. Unmarked. A soft crease on back cover. Some age tanning. Good. Paperback. (#26777) $10.00

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B/W illustrations throughout.

An exhibition dedicated to the memory of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer, who bequeathed their fine collection of Far Eastern art to the Freer. Agnes was active in founding the Freer Gallery. One of her daughters was Katherine (Meyer) Graham of the Washington Post, a paper Eugene Meyer bought at a bankruptcy auction.

MAVEETY, PJ: The Ikeda Collection of Japanese and Chinese Art at Stanford

Maveety, Patrick J. The Ikeda Collection of Japanese and Chinese Art at Stanford. Stanford University Museum of Art, 1987. Unmarked, except for a penned in correction to the text. Corner crease. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26771) $12.00

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Nicely illustrated with photographs, color plates, and B/W plates. 16p. Measures 7.5×9 inches. Essay by Patrick J. Maveety. The collection was assembled by Seisuke Ikeda (1840-1900).

KALLGREN, J: Building a Nation State: China After Forty Years (China Research Monograph)

Building a Nation State: China After Forty Years (China Research Monograph), book coverKallgren, Joyce. Building a Nation State: China After Forty Years (China Research Monograph). Univ of California Inst of East, 1990. ISBN: 1557290229. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26726) $10.00

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Contributors include Joyce K. Kallgren, Robert A. Scalapino, Lowell Dittmer, Richard Baum, Benjamin Ward, Thomas B. Gold, and Rudolf G. Wagner. 205p. References.

SHIMBUN, Y: Words in Motion: Modern Japanese Calligraphy

Words in Motion: Modern Japanese Calligraphy, book coverYomiuri Shimbun. Words in Motion: Modern Japanese Calligraphy. Library of Congress, 1984. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26718) $20.00

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Catalog for an Exhibition, June 15, 1984-September 15, 1984 at the World Trade Center, The Library of Congress, Istituto Giapponese di Cultura, Japanisches Kulturinstitut and other venues.

Includes Kuwata Sasafune, Hibino Goho, Yanagida Taiun, Nishikawa Yasushi, Hirotsu Unsen, Aoyama San’u and others.

Chronological Chart on China and Japan 180p. Illustrated. Measures 11.5 inches square.

TUNG CHI’I CH’ANG: Century of Tung Ch’i-Ch’ang 1555-1636: A Short Guide to the Exhibition

Addiss, Stephen; Ho, Wai-Kam. Century of Tung Ch’i-Ch’ang 1555-1636: A Short Guide to the Exhibition. Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, 1992. Unmarked. A few smudges on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26699) $10.00

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Accompanied a traveling exhibition. Glossary. Chronology. Measures 8.5×10.25 inches. 36p. Beautiful reproductions in B/W and color.

Our view of Chinese painting has been shaped by Tung Ch’i-ch’ang’s (Dong Qichang, 1555-1636) art historical writings. An artist of the Ming period, his ideas have continued to influence Chinese aesthetic theory.

HSAI, N: New Archaeological Finds in China: Discoveries During the Cultural Revolution.

New Archaeological Finds in China: Discoveries During the Cultural Revolution, book cover Nai, Hsai et al. New Archaeological Finds in China: Discoveries During the Cultural Revolution. Peking: Foreign Language Press, 1974. Unmarked. Some rubbing. Good. Paperback. (#26569) $10.00

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Collection of articles looking at important discoveries and cultural objects unearthed during the Cultural Revolution.

Many color illustrations and also B/W reproductions. Maps. 72p.

Authors include Hsia Nai, Ku Yen-wen, Lan Hsin-wen, Hsiang Po, and Chung Chien. French Flaps. Measures 5.25×7.25 inches.