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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.
A Record of Travel and Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria. With three Chapters on Sport by J.H. Miller and a foreword by the Right Hon. Earl Curzon of Kedleston. London: Hutchinson 1914
Second edition Two volumes, pp.xviii, 318; x, (319)-659, 168 illustrations, panoramas and diagrams, of which 14 folding, 6 maps, of which 4 folding. Page 75 torn without loss, a little light foxing, mostly marginal. A very good set in lightly worn original cloth.
Histoire de l'etablissement, des progres et de la decadence du Christianisme dans l'Empire du Japon,
ou l'on voit les differentes revolutions qui ont agite cette monarchie pendant plus d'un siecle. Louvain Chez Vanlinthout et Vandenzande 1828-29
Two volumes, pp.[vi], xxiv, 410; [vi], 540. A handsome set bound in contemporary quarter morocco.
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 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.
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.
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
Amherst's embassy to China
Journal of the proceedings of the late embassy to China;
comprising a correct narrative of the public transactions of the embassy, of the voyage to and from China, and of the journey from the mouth of the Pei-Ho to the return to Canton. Interspersed with observations upon the face of the country, the polity, moral character, and manners of the Chinese nation. London John Murray 1817
First edition. 4to (29.5 x 23 cm), pp.vii, [i], 526, [2, errata leaf], portrait frontispiece, seven hand-coloured plates, 3 maps, 1 large folding. A very good copy bound in modern boards. Untrimmed and partially unopened. Short marginal tear to title, occasional spotting to text. Maps foxed, but colour plates clean and free from spotting.
Abbey 536; Cordier BS 2393; Löwendahl 791; Lust 509; Morrison I, p.255