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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.
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
The Arts of the Ch'ing Dynasty.
An Exhibition organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Oriental Ceramic Society. May 26th to July 2nd, 1964. London Oriental Ceramic Society 1965
First edition 4to, pp.80, 144 plates. One of 500 copies printed. A very good copy bound in blue half morocco, cloth boards.
The Arts of the Ming Dynasty.
An Exhibition organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Oriental Ceramic Society. November 14th to December 15th, 1957. London Oriental Ceramic Society 1958
First edition 4to, pp.80, 104 plates. 850 copies only printed. A very good copy bound in contemporary blue morocco, cloth boards.
Chinese poetry translated by Cambridge professor
Chinese poetry in English verse.
London & Shanghai Bernard Quaritch; Kelly & Walsh 1898
First edition. 8vo (24 x 16 cm), pp.[iv], 212, , [1, blank]. Some printed Chinese characters to text. A very good copy in contemporary cloth, paper label on spine. Cloth a little marked and soiled.
The Ceramic Art of China.
An exhibition organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain and The Oriental Ceramic Society to Commemorate the founding of the Society in 1921. London The Orierntal Ceramic Society 1972
First edition 4to, pp.153, 252 illustrations on 171 plates. No.548 of 1000 numbered copies. A fine copy in the de-luxe binding in half morocco, marbled boards, top edge gilt.
De la Chine, ou Description Generale de cet Empire,
redigee d'apres les memoires de la mission de Pe-kin. [Volumes 1 and 2 only] Paris 1818
Third edition Two volumes 8vo, pp.[viii], lxxx, 402,; [iv], 552, 2 large folding maps. Maps torn without loss. Bound in contemporary half calf, neatly re-backed. Very good.