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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
Travels in Siberia:
including excursions northwards, down the Obi, to the Polar Circle, and southwards, to the Chinese Frontier. London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1848
First edition Two volumes, pp.xi, 495, folding map; ix, 536. A very good set bound in contemporary green morocco "Eton" binding, spine gilt. Spine faded, a little minor spotting to end-papers. Inscribed as leaving gift from Eton.
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.
With woodcut Chinese characters
Dell' historia della China, descritta nella lingua Spagnuola...
et tradotta nell'Italiana, dal Magn. M. Francesco Avanzo, cittadino originario di Venezie... Venice Andrea Muschio 1590
Small octavo, pp.[xxx], [2, blank], [40, index], 462. Three Chinese characters on pp.114-5. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, manuscript title on spine. A little cockled, hinges strengthened. Text with faint marginal stains to preliminary and final leaves. Overall, an attractive copy.
Cordier BS 11; Löwendahl 30
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.
Scrapbook for Chinese Collectors.
A Chinese Treatise on Scrolls and Forgers. Shu-Hua-Shuo-Ling. Translated with an introduction and notes by R.H. Van Gulik. Beirut [The author]; printed by Imprimerie Catholique 1958
First edition, pp.84, 16, , frontis. Complete with errata leaf and small errata slip inserted. A near fine copy in original wrappers. A few light spots on covers.
Study of Chinese coins, ancient and modern
Description des médailles chinoises du Cabinet Impérial de France,
précédée d'un essai de numismatique chinoise, avec des éclaircissemens sur le commerce des Grecs avec la Chine, et sur les vases précieux qu'on y trouve encore. Paris Treuttel et Würz 1805
First edition, folio (30 x 25 cm), pp.[viii, titles and preface], xiv, [2, contents], 188, engraved plate, folding map, numerous text illustrations. With Chinese characters in text. A very good copy in contemporary paste-paper boards, printed spine label. All edges deckled and untrimmmed. Spine neatly repaired, boards rather worn and scuffed. Light foxing, otherwise clean and unblemished internally. Discreet bookplate of Jacobi Manzoni, and remains of another label, on front paste-down.
Cordier BS 688; Löwendahl 728; Lust 1130