Tales of Old Hong Kong: Treasures from the Fragrant Harbour

4 avg rating
( 13 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9789881866721: Tales of Old Hong Kong: Treasures from the Fragrant Harbour
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Pirates, plagues, pistols, and poisons: with adventure of all varieties, this is a rollicking journey into colonial Hong Kong. A collection of historical odds and ends—stories, quotations, cartoons, postcards, and drawings—this book recounts in thrilling detail how a “barren rock” seemingly destined to fail rose to become one of the richest trading outposts in Asia.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Derek Sandhaus has written on Chinese history for magazines, blogs, and podcasts. He is the the editor of Decadence Mandchoue.

Review:

“What a delight! This book is a thoroughly amusing retelling of some of Hong Kong’s most outrageous moments. There’s a feast inside.”  —Andrew Browne, China editor, Wall Street Journal

“Captures brilliantly the freewheeling atmosphere of old Hong Kong in all its illicit glory.”  —James Kynge, author, China Shakes the World

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 19.99
US$ 13.50

Convert currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Derek Sandhaus
Published by China Economic Review Publishing, China (2012)
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description China Economic Review Publishing, China, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A collection of historical odds and ends - stories, quotations, cartoons, postcards and drawings - recount in thrilling detail how a barren rock seemingly destined to fail rose to become one of the richest trading outposts in Asia. Seller Inventory # AAJ9789881866721

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 13.50
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Derek Sandhaus
Published by China Economic Review Publishing, China (2012)
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description China Economic Review Publishing, China, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A collection of historical odds and ends - stories, quotations, cartoons, postcards and drawings - recount in thrilling detail how a barren rock seemingly destined to fail rose to become one of the richest trading outposts in Asia. Seller Inventory # AAJ9789881866721

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 14.69
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Sandhaus, Derek
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2012. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # CD-9789881866721

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 10.71
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Sandhaus, Derek
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 9881866723

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Derek Sandhaus
Published by China Economic Review Publishing, China (2012)
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description China Economic Review Publishing, China, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. A collection of historical odds and ends - stories, quotations, cartoons, postcards and drawings - recount in thrilling detail how a barren rock seemingly destined to fail rose to become one of the richest trading outposts in Asia. Seller Inventory # BTE9789881866721

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.50
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Sandhaus, Derek
Published by Earnshaw Books
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Earnshaw Books. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 9881866723 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Seller Inventory # NATARAJB1FI870978

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 13.73
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Derek Sandhaus
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. Pirates, plagues, pistols, and poisons: with adventure of all varieties, this is a rollicking journey into colonial Hong Kong. Pirates, plagues, pistols and poisons; with adventure of all .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 178 pages. 0.249. Seller Inventory # 9789881866721

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 18.71
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Derek Sandhaus
Published by China Economic Review Publishing
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description China Economic Review Publishing. Paperback. Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Tales of Old Hong Kong: Treasures from the Fragrant Harbour, Derek Sandhaus, A collection of historical odds and ends - stories, quotations, cartoons, postcards and drawings - recount in thrilling detail how a 'barren rock' seemingly destined to fail rose to become one of the richest trading outposts in Asia. Seller Inventory # B9789881866721

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 11.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.08
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Derek Sandhaus
Published by China Economic Review Publishing (2012)
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description China Economic Review Publishing, 2012. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # CD-9789881866721

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 9.75
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Derek Sandhaus
Published by China Economic Review Publishing Ltd (2009)
ISBN 10: 9881866723 ISBN 13: 9789881866721
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description China Economic Review Publishing Ltd, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX9881866723

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 21.86
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book