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First Western translation of Li-chi
Li-Ki ou Memorial des Rites.
Traduit pour la premiere fois du Chinois, et accompagne de notes, de commentaires et du texte original. Turin & Paris Imprimerie Royale & Benjamin Duprat 1853
First edition. 4to (31.5 x 24 cm), pp.[ii], xxxii, 199, [1, blank], 98 (lithographed Chinese text). A very good copy, wide-margined copy bound in later half morocco over marbled boards. All edges untrimmed.
Scarce Canton printed broadside
Chyloong. Dealer in Sweetmeats.
One leaf, 20 x 17 cm, crudely printed.
The Chinese Criminal Code
and special criminal and administrative laws. Translated and annotated by the legal department of the Shanghai Municipal Council. Shanghai Shanghai Municipal Council; Printed by the Municipal Jail Printing Department. 1935
First edition, pp.vi, 248. A very good copy in original cloth.
Chinese, Corean and Japanese Potteries.
Descriptive Catalogue of Loan Exhibition of Selected Examples. The Chinese and Corean authenticated by R.L. Hobson... and the Japanese by Edward S. Morse... New York Japan Society 1914
First edition 4to,pp.x, 129, colour frontis, 66 plates. No.378 of 1500 copies. A very good copy bound in the original silk, now rather dulled. Frontispiece partially detached.
A Chinese model for the future Tsar
Yu le Grand et Confucius,
histoire Chinoise. Soissons Ponce Courtois, Imprimeur du Roi 1769
First edition. Four parts bound in one, 4to (26 x 20.5 cm), pp.xviii, 701, [9, table, approbation, privilege, & errata], 8 large folding tables. A very good copy bound in contemporary cat's paw calf, spine gilt in compartments. All edges red. One corner bumped, edges rubbed, narrow abrasion on lower board. Small, neat repair to top of spine.
Cordier BS 604; Löwendahl 549; Lust 1275
Early French account of Confucius
La Morale de Confucius, philosophe de la Chine.
[bound with] [Arnauld, Antoine]. V. Denonciation du Philosophisme c'est a dire de la nouvelle heresie du Peché philosophique. [and] [Monpersan, Louis de]. La Politique des Jesuites. Amsterdam; Cologne; London [i.e. Amsterdam] Pierre Savouret; Nicolas Schouten; chez Daniel du Fresne 1688; 1690; 1688-9
First edition. Three works bound in one, small 8vo (16 x 10.5 cm), pp.[xx], 100, [2, errata]; [viii], 130, [vi]; [viii, including engraved title], 454. A very good copy bound in contemporary vellum. Slightly soiled. Top corners of third work's first two leaves torn, text and engraving unaffected. Contemporary inscription on front pastedown: "Dieu m'est tout. Gebert." Ownership inscription of Thomas Carter on title of first work. A few early ink notes to text.
Cordier BS 1394; Löwendahl 186
Dictionnaire Bibliographique des Ouvrages Relatifs a l'Empire Chinois. Paris 1904
Second edition, revised, corrected and enlarged, five volumes, pp.(in columns)4439. A handsome set bound in contemporary cloth. Bound without prelims to first volume and title pages. Bookplate of Dr. O. Fischer.
Correspondence respecting the Affairs of China.
China. No.1 (1899). Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1899
First edition, pp.xxiii, 357. [C.-9131] A very good copy bound in later buckram. Lightly frayed original wrappers bound in. Some pencil annotation.
Correspondence respecting the Disturbances in China.
China. No.1 (1901). [In continuation of "China No.3 (1900). Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty. London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1901
First edition, pp.xxiv, 200. [Cd.436] A good used copy bound in later buckram. Original wrappers bound in. A couple of marginal tears.
Chinese-English Dictionary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Amoy, with the principal variations of the Chang-Chew and Chin-Chew Dialects.
New edition with corrections by the author 4to, pp.xix, 612. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, boards. Spine edges rather rubbed, leather corners scuffed.
The History of Chinese Geographical Discovery.
Part One: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Han Dynasty. Part Two: From the Six Dynasties to the Present Time. Part Three: Notes. 1962
Three volumes, folio typescript, pp.(114), (119), 45 maps, 16 folding. Bound by Sam Ying Company of Hong Kong. A very good set.
"among the finest reproductions that have ever been made from Chinese paintings"
Chinese Painting in Hawaii.
In the Honolulu Academy of Arts and in private collections. Honolulu Honolulu Academy of Arts 1965
First edition. Three volumes, one text and two portfolios of loose plates, 4to (31.5 x, ), pp.xvii, [1, blank], 406, 40 plates, some mounted and in colour, 100 figures, many folding. No.418 of 550 copies only. Bound in original linen, with slipcase. Slipcase cracked along one edge. Contents leaf of second portfolio with a single tear, text unaffected. Bindings, text, and plates otherwise in fine condition. This book is heavy and may incur additional postage.
The first Sanskrit-Chinese dictionary for Europeans
Hand-book for the student of Chinese Buddhism.
Hong Kong & Shanghai Lane Crawford & Co 1870
First edition. 8vo (22 x 15 cm), pp.[x], 218, , [3, errata], [1,blank]. Printed Chinese characters in text. A very good copy sturdily bound in later buckram. The original wrappers, rather worn and stained, have been repaired and bound in. Front wrapper with the author's presentation inscription to Reverend John Chalmers.
Cordier BS 746; Morrison I, p.253