Ladder to the Clouds: Intrigue and Tradition in Chinese Rank

Jackson, Beverley; David Hugus

Published by Ten Speed Press, 1999
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 0
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. Here are our closest matches for Ladder to the Clouds: Intrigue and Tradition in Chinese Rank by Jackson, Beverley; David Hugus.

Description:

Quarto. IX, [1], 310pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over purple cloth, with gold lettering on spine. Decorative endpapers. Color frontispiece. For 13 centuries, throughout China male recruits studied diligently for a long series of grueling examinations in hopes of achieving the civil rank that would enable them to serve the emperor of China. For the fortunate few who passed these exams there were nine possible ranks, each identified by a square badge of finely woven kesi, embroidery, or brocade. "Ladder to the Clouds" offers a thorough analysis of symbols, styles, and techniques used in mandarin square ranks, along with the most complete information for their identification to date. An exploration of Chinese symbols and customs, many of which are still practiced today. Includes numerous b/w and color photographic reproductions, detailed descriptions and illustrations. Dust-jacket, binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37824

Bibliographic Details

Title: Ladder to the Clouds: Intrigue and Tradition...
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: vg
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: First printing.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Hugus, David, Jackson, Beverley
Published by Ten Speed Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 1580080200 ISBN 13: 9781580080200
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
HPB-Ohio
(Dallas, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000675947

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 36.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Beverley Jackson, David Hugus
Published by Ten Speed Press; Berkeley, California (1999)
ISBN 10: 1580080200 ISBN 13: 9781580080200
Used Soft cover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Foliobooks
(Madison, WI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press; Berkeley, California, 1999. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Stated first printing. Red remainder mark on bottom edge (outside). Otherwise clean, unmarked, and undamaged. A very nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1497377446642

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 45.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Beverley Jackson; David Hugus
Published by Ten Speed Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 1580080200 ISBN 13: 9781580080200
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1580080200

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 53.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Beverley Jackson; David Hugus
Published by Ten Speed Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 1580081274 ISBN 13: 9781580081276
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1580081274

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 62.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Jackson, Beverley and David Hugus
Published by Ten Speed Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 1580081274 ISBN 13: 9781580081276
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ANARTIST
(New York, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2000. Hardcover with dustjacket, 310pages; as new condition; clean and crisp; no internal marks. Foreign shipping may be extra for this book. Bookseller Inventory # LaJaTe65

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 65.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Jackson, Beverley, Hugus, David
Published by Ten Speed Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 1580080200 ISBN 13: 9781580080200
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P021580080200

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 80.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Jackson, Beverley, Hugus, David
Published by Ten Speed Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 1580080200 ISBN 13: 9781580080200
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111580080200

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 96.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Jackson, Beverley; Hugus, David
Published by Ten Speed Press
ISBN 10: 1580080200 ISBN 13: 9781580080200
Used PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Massy Books
(Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Fine. 1580080200 310 pp. Softcover. Light shelf wear, otherwise like new. This book offers a thorough analysis of symbols, styles, and techniques used in mandarin square ranks, along with the most complete information for their identification to date. 2 lbs. Oversized. No overseas shipping. Ten Speed Press; Reprint edition, 2004. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1000333

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 90.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Jackson, Beverley, Hugus, David
Published by Ten Speed Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 1580081274 ISBN 13: 9781580081276
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P021580081274

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 100.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Beverley Jackson and David Hugus
Published by Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, California (1999)
Used Hardcover First Edition Signed Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Interquarian
(Oxford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, California, 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near New. Dust Jacket Condition: Near New. 1st Edition. ix, 310, profusely illustrated in colour and black and white, publisher's purple cloth, gilt titles to spine, dj complete. Chapters on Mandarin squares, Ming summary, Rank badges, Sun disk, Birds, Animals, Chinese symbology, Small pictorial Henry Sotheran bookplate stating that the book is from the library of Fleur Cowles, author and founder of Flair magazine, with a portrait drawing and facsimile signature. Presentation inscription to Fleur Cowles from one of the author's on half-title. Minor shelf wear. Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Author Presentation Copy. Association Copy. Bookseller Inventory # 004214

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 103.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 6 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book