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DAUGHTER OF THE MOUNTAINS

by Rankin, Louis

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NY: Viking, 1948 191 pgs, cloth. A girl searches for her stolen dog on a journey from Tibet to the steaming coast of India. 1949 Newbery Honor Book, no award medal on dustjacket. Dj age darkened and moderately edge worn. Some fading to the blue cloth of book at edges. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good, Clipped Dustjacket.… Read more
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The Master Swordsman & the Magic Doorway: Two Legends from Ancient China

by Provensen, Alice

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Published
2001
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First edition, First Printing
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9780689832321
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NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Illustrated by author. Book is in unread condition.. First edition, First Printing.
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THE GREEDY ONE

by Martin, Patricia Miles, Illustrated by Kazue Mizumura

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Chicago: Rand McNally, 1964 Hard Cover. First Edition. 64 pages, reinforced cloth. Near Fine in a Near Fine, clipped dustjacket. Story about Boys' Day in Japan & about Japanese family & community life. In publishers library binding, NOT a library discard..
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WHITE WAVE

by Wolkstein, Diane, Illustrated by Ed Young

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NY: Crowell, 1979 Hard Cover. First Edition, first printing. Fine in a Near Fine, clipped dustjacket. In publishers library binding, NOT a library discard. Chinese Tale, 32 pages, boards. Magical story from the Taoist tradition about a young Chinese farmer who discovers a goddess living in a snail shell. Beautifully illustrated in black & white. .
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FAVORITE FAIRY TALES TOLD IN JAPAN

by Haviland, Virginia, Illustrated by George Suyeoka

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1967 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. 89 pgs, reinforced cloth. 5 Japanese fairy tales illus in blk/white, green & orange. Dj chipped & creased across vertically across front panel..
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RED THREAD

by Young, Ed

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Published
1993
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First edition, First Printing
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9780399219696
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NZ$116.30

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NY: Philomel, 1993. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. SIGNED by Author/Illustrator.. First edition, First Printing.
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RIDE THE FAR WIND

by Jones, Adrienne, Illustrated by Robert William Hinds

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Boston: Little Brown, 1964 Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. First Edition. Juvenile adventure set in the South Pacific and China in the year 670..
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WHITE WAVE

by Wolkstein, Diane, Illustrated by Ed Young

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NY: Crowell, 1979 Hard Cover. SIGNED by the illustrator. Near Fine in a Near Fine, clipped dustjacket. Chinese Tale, 32 pages, boards. Magical story from the Taoist tradition about a young Chinese farmer who discovers a goddess living in a snail shell. Beautifully illustrated in black & white. .
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THE SEA OF GOLD and Other Tales From Japan

by Uchida, Yoshiko

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Published
1965
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Scribners, 1965. Dj lightly edge worn with one closed edge tear to lower back edge, lower corner of book lightly bumped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+ Dustjacket. Illus. by Marianne Yamaguchi.
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THE PEACOCK AND THE CROW

by Kirn, Ann

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NY: Four Winds, 1969 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. 32 pgs, cloth. Story based on a Chinese fable that tells how the peacock got his colored feathers & the crow his glossy black ones..
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EL CHINO

by Say, Allen, Illustrated by Author

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 32 pgs, boards. True story of Bong Way "Billy" Wong, the very first Chinese bullfighter. Lovely full color paintings..
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THE SPRING OF BUTTERFLIES

by Liyi, He Translator

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Fine
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First American Edition
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NY: LL&S, (1985) Edited by Neil Philip, 144 pgs, cloth. 14 folk tales of China's minority peoples with notes on the stories.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Dustjacket. Illus. by Pan Aiquing & Li Zhao.
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BEYOND THE SUGAR CANE FIELD UNICEF IN ASIA.

by Shotwell, Louisa.

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Cleveland: World, (1964) 2nd Printing. Illustrated with photographs. 96 pages, reinforced cloth. A firsthand view of the work of UNICEF in the various nations in Asia. VERY GOOD+ in darkened dustjacket..
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SHIZUKO'S DAUGHTER

by Mori, Kyoko

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NY: Henry Holt, 1993 Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 227 pages, boards. Yuki's mother commits suicide when she is twelve and she is sent to live with her distant father & his resentful new wife. She must rely on her own inner strength to cope with the tragedy & reveals the transforming power of art..
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THE TIGER'S WHISKER and Other Tales from Asia and the Pacific

by Courlander, Harold, Illustrated by Enrico Arno

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NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1959 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. 152 pages, cloth. 31 stories from far eastern countries & islands in the Pacific. NEAR FINE in darkened dustjacket..
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THE DRAGON AND THE EAGLE America Looks at China

by Goetz, Delia, Illustrated by Thomas Handforth

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NY: Vanguard, 1944 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. VERY GOOD+ in soiled & chipped dustjacket. 61 pgs, cloth. Account of Chinese-American relations from early times to the war years of the flying Tigers. 2-color vignette illus. .
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TUAN

by Boholm-Olsson, Eva

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NY: R&S Books, (1986) Illus by Pham van Don. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 1988. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 25 pgs, boards. Story of the life of a little boy living in a Vietnamese village. Illus painted in color on silk by one of Vietnam's best-known artists who lives in Hanoi. . Hard Cover.
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RIBBONS

by Yep, Laurence

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NY: GP Putnam's, 1996 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST IMPRESSION. 181 pages, boards. Story of a strong-willed Eurasian girl whose dreams are derailed when her grandmother comes fron China to live with the family & her ballet lessons must be stopped. Yep deals with the generational & cultural gaps between Robin & her grandmother as they learn… Read more
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SPICE AND THE DEVIL'S CAVE

by Hewes, Agnes

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10th Printing
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NY: Knopf, 1942 331 pgs, cloth. Historical fiction about the development of trade that drew the Occident & the Orient together. 1931 Newbery Honor Book. Cover cloth stained & faded.. 10th Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Lynd Ward.
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THE STAR FISHER

by Yep, Laurence

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New York: Morrow, 1991 150 pgs, boards. Story of a Chinese-American family moving from Ohio to West Virginia in the 1920's & their struggle to find acceptance in their new hometown. Signed by Yep w/an original drawing by author.. Signed by Author. First edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Dustjacket.
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