Very Good. 8.1 x 5.25 with 593 pages. This paperback has "French Flaps": folded flyleafs. Former owner's name on front endpaper. Otherwise interior pages clean & unmarked. Tight binding. Spine is creaseed, spine tips chipped in spots and spine edges very worn. Other edges show wear as do the corners. Covers scuffed in places. There is a fold-out chart showing forms etc. of Tai Chi Chuan which has some tears but there is a second chart, exactly the same, which is loose. Might be a copy.
Very Good in Near Very Good jacket. Third edition, hardcover, slight bow to boards, light bumps to corners, few small spots of stray binder's glue to boards, otherwise solid, a VG copy in a Near VG dustjacket which is worn on the edges, has some rubbing, and a few short closed tears.
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Hardcover. Octavo. 594pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on spine & boards. B/w illustrations. Fold-out plate. Index. The revised third edition of this important work, with a new Introduction "Prelude to Science" by Laura Huxley. Title-page slightly wrinkled (from publisher cancel slip tipped to verso), otherwise a tight clean VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (dust jacket spine faded, some creasing to edges, chafing on front panel).
Octavo. 633 pages. Occasionally illustrated with black-and-white reproductions of photographs and drawings. Ding to bottom edge, otherwise fine in original leatherette over boards and just about fine dust jacket, with minor wear to the extremities. With a new Introduction by Laura Huxley and a foreword by James C. Ingebretsen.
Very good in good dust jacket, in fresh mylar cover; lite edgewear and fading to jacket, minor softening to board edges, gentle wear to pageblock edges, owner inscription on ffep else a tight square unmarked copy in price-clipped dust jacket.
Fine in Fine- jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (HK) No markings, tiny faint spot of glue ( a manufacturing fault? to the upper back cover) Fine in Fine (-) Dk with just a bit of rubbing to the corners of the flaps folds; Dj is in mylar sleeve. The fold-out chart is in perfect condition. Red cloth with gold titles, 594pp. B&W photos sowing exercise positions. This book gives a historical and phoilosophical background to the Chinese systems of exercise and well-being known as Tai Chi, as well as technical and practical aspects of its practice. The text is in English. A heavy book. ( 2.7 JM.
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