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Pioneering dictionaries of Vietnamese languages
recueil de 2,500 mots. Fait a Brolam en 1863. [bound with] Chéon et Mougeot, Essai de Dictionnaire de la Lange Chrau (Dialecte Moi) [and other papers]. Saigon Imprimerie Coloniale. 1887-90
First edition pp.vii, . 54, 134; xiii, , 106. Extrait des Excursions et Reconnaissances. Bound in contemporary quarter calf, spine gilt. A very good set. From the library of the great French linguist and archaeologist Etienne Aymonier, 1844-1929, with his initials in gilt on spine. The paper on Chrau was presented to him by the author. And later in the library of Karl Gustav Izikowitz, 1903-1984, Swedish ethnologist and specialist on Indochina. With his signature.
1806: Barrow's Cochinchina
A Voyage to Cochinchina, in the years 1792 and 1793:
Containing a general view of the valuable productions and the political importance of this flourishing kingdom; and also of such European settlements as were visited on the voyage: With sketches of the manners, character, and condition of their several inhabitants. To which is annexed an account of the journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence to the chief of the Booshuana nation, being the remotest point in the interior of southern Africa to which Europeans have hitherto penetrated. The facts and descriptions taken from a manuscript journal with a chart of the route. London T. Cadell & W. Davies 1806
First edition 4to, pp.xviii, , 447, , 19 coloured aquatint plates, 1 folding, 2 folding maps. Bound in contemporary half calf, plain boards, neatly re-backed. Some off-setting of plates. Without half-title. A very good copy.
Abbey Travel 514
Les expéditions de Chine et de Cochinchine.
d'après les documents officiels. Paris Amyot 1861-62
First edition Two parts bound in one, 8vo, pp. [ii], iii, [i, blank], 426; [iii]-viii, 413. Contemporary half calf, front joint neatly repaired. First few leaves browned, light damp-stain in lower corners.
Cordier BS 2495; Morrison II, p. 17
La Statuaire du Champa.
Recherches sur les Cultes et l'Iconographie. Paris Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient 1963
pp.xi, 468, 9 plates, 257 illustrations, 4 folding maps and plans. Publications de l'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, Volume LIV. A very good used copy in original wrappers. Spine rather torn.
Histoire des Relations de la Chine avec L'Annam-Vietnam.
Du XVIe au XIXe Siecle. D'apres des Documents Chinois traduits pour la premiere fois et annotes. Paris Ernest Leroux 1880
First edition, pp.x, 102, large folding map. A very good copy bound in later half calf, marbled boards. Light spotting to extremities.
publiees a l'occasion du vingt-cinquieme anniversaire de l'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient, par ses membres et ses collaborateurs. Paris 1925
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.viii, 376;435, 59 plates. A very good set bound in cloth, leather labels. Minor foxing to blank end-papers.
Nouvelles lettres édifiantes des missions de la Chine
et des Indes Orientales. Paris Adrien Le Clere 1818-23
Eight volumes, 12mo, pp. xxviii, 486, [1, errata], [1, blank]; [iv], 560; [iv], 503, [1, errata]; [iv] 567, ; viii, 603 (errata pasted on final page); [iv], 511, [1, errata]; [iv], 419; [iv] 448. Bound in modern half calf. Jesuit library stamps on titles. A very good set.
Cordier 953–7 (listing the contents in detail); Löwendahl, 807–810; Morrison II p. 159
An Asiens Küsten und Fürstenhöfen.
Tagebuchblätter von der Reise Sr. Maj. Schiffes "Fasana" und über den Aufenhalt an asiatischen Höfen in den Jahren 1887, 1888 und 1889. Vienna Holzel's 1891
First edition pp.xii, 732, many illustrations, large folding map. A very good ex-library copy bound in later cloth. Unattractive library and duplicate stamps on title page and verso, otherwise very clean.