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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 Portfolio of Six Drawings by George Chinnery, 1774 - 1852,
depicting scenes of life in China in the early nineteenth century from the collections of Sir John Keswick, KCMG, and Matheson & Co. Ltd. of London. Printed by the diazo process at the Curwen Studio, London, and sold in aid of the National Association of Youth Clubs. London printed by the diazo process at the Curwen Studio [1960?]
Folio, six prints measuring (paper size) 35 x 48 cm, explanatory leaf. Contained in the original cardboard box, label. A very good set. Original box a little torn.
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.
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 in contemporary green morocco "Eton" binding, spine gilt. Spine faded, a little minor spotting to end-papers. Inscribed as leaving gift from Eton.