Fair. Acceptable Hard cover in dust jacket. Intermittent ink, pencil or highlighting to text. Boards show extreme wear at head adjacent to fore-edge. Price-clipped dust jacket showsa half-inch open tear at head of front cover, a one-inch open tear at head of rear cover edgewear and rubbing. A reading copy only. Acceptable.
Very good. No dust jacket. Very good, clean, tight copy, no markings or underlining. Previous owner's name in font cover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Harvard East Asian, 2. Audience: General/trade.
Good. Text is clean, binding is tight, boards are worn and faded, corners bumped, name on first page, inside covers are stained, lacks dust jacket, not ex-library. 100% Money Back Guarantee! Ships within 1 business day, includes tracking. Carefully packed. Serving satisfied customers since 1987.
Very Good in good jacket. First edition, 1959. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 147 + lii pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Good dust jacket, a bit of soiling or age-toning to the page and page-edges, light rubbing to the tips of the book's covers, soiling and discoloration to the dust jacket, wear to the edges of the dust jacket including creasing, tearing, and minor loss. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector.
VG, previous owners name inside, some markings in the text margins. Tan cloth boards with black lettering, [xxiii], 147, (liv) pp, no illustrations. Broken into three parts; The Early Ch'ing Period: The School of "Practical Statesmanship" and Other Trends, The Middle Ch'ing Period: The Dominance of the School of Empirical Research; The Beginnings of Reaction, and The Late Ch'ing Period: The Modern Text School and Other New Trends.
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