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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
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