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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], xiv, , 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 untrimmmed. Spine neatly repaired, boards rather rubbed. Scattered foxing throughout.
Cordier BS 688; Löwendahl 728; Lust 1130
Mu-Yang-Ch'eng. Han and Pre-Han Sites at the Foot of Mount Lao-T'ieh in South Manchuria.
First edition Folio, pp.[iv], x, [ii], 37, [ii], 5, 13, 2; colour frontis, pp.(122, Japanese text), 45 figures, 71 plates. Archaeologia Orientalis Volume II. A very good copy in the original half cloth, boards, plain dust wrapper. In publishers original box. Minor spotting to extremities.
Fine French copies of original Chinese drawings
Abrégé Historique des principaux traits de la vie de Confucius,
Célèbre philosophe Chinois. Orné de 24 Estampes in 4to. Gravées par Helman, d'aprés des dessins originaux de la Chine envoyés à Paris par M. Amiot, Missionaire à Pékin, et tirés du Cabinet de Mr. Bertin, Mtre et ancien Sre d'Etat. [bound with] Faits Mémorables des Empereurs de la Chine, tirés des Annales Chinoises, dédiés à Madame. Paris chez l'Auteur [Circa 1786, 1788]
Two works bound in one volume, 4to (28 x 20.5 cm), pp. [iv, engraved title & dedication], [48, engraved captions], 24 plates; [ii, engraved title & dedication], [44 of 48 engraved captions], 24 plates. A very good set bound in 19th-century quarter morocco over red glazed boards. First work clean and fresh; first half of second work foxed. Second work bound without final four pages of captions.
De Backer & Sommervogel I 297 (first work); Cordier BS 587-8 & 667; Löwendahl 647 & 654; Lust 729 & 1113
Printed in Chinese Turkestan
Examples of the various Turki dialects.
Turki texts with English translations. Sinjiang 1918
First edition Small 4to, pp. [ii], [ii, blank], [iii], 70, [i, blank], 19, 23, 8, [2, blank] Stitched in Chinese fashion as issued in the original wrappers; preserved in modern half calf book-form box. A very good copy.
Cordier BS 4272
With the plan of Ricci's burial place
Litterae Societas Iesu e Regno Sinarum annorum MDCX. & XI.
Augsburg Christoph Mang 1615
First Latin edition. Small 8vo, pp.[viii], 294, folding plan of the villa in Peking converted into a church with Ricci's tomb. A very good copy bound in modern red morocco.
Cordier BS 808; Löwendahl 56; Morrison II, p.466; De Backer & Sommervogel, 8, 238.
With reproductions of original letters
Documenti e Titoli
sul Privato Fondatore dell'attuale Istituto (antico "Collegio dei Cinesi" in Napoli) Matteo Ripa sulle Missioni in Cina nel Secolo XVIII. Naples Gennaro Salvati 1904
First edition. 4to (30.5 x 23 cm), pp.[iv], 14, 662, numerous folding facsimile documents, some in Chinese. R. Istituto Orientale in Napoli. One hundred copies printed; this copy unnumbered. A very good copy bound in modern half calf, marbled boards. With cancelled stamps of SOAS to title verso and final page.
COPAC records copies at the British Library, Durham, and SOAS.
A naval surgeon's account of the Far East
The Oriental Voyager,
or, descriptive sketches and cursory remarks, on a voyage to India and China, performed in the years 1803-4-5-6. Interspersed with extracts from the best modern voyages and travels. London printed by Joyce Gold for James Asperne 1807
First edition. 8vo (22 x 13.5 cm), pp.xvi,388, [12, index], folding table, large folding map. A very good copy handsomely bound in contemporary tree calf, spine gilt with morocco label. Top of spine with a short split, lower corners rubbed. Map with three tears along fold lines.
Not in Löwendahl.
Istoria o Zavoevanii Kitaia Manzhurskimi Tatarami,
Sostoiashchaia v 5 Knigakh, Sochinennaia g. Vozhe de Brunem B. et P.D.M. [History of the Conquest of China by the Manchurian Tatars in 5 parts, Compiled by Vojeu de Brunem; Translated from French by A.R.] Moscow Typograficheskaya Company, 1788
First and only Russian edition. 8vo, pp.1-96, (73)-168, (193)-603. Text in Russian. Bound in period Russian mottled full calf, neatly rebacked. Spine with raised bands and dark red gilt lettered label. 18th century owner's inscription on verso of the first free endpaper: "Iz knig Fedora skago." Chinese chop on title page. A very good copy.
Svodny Katalog XVIII 2275. French edition: Cordier BS 629; Löwendahl 468; Lust 436; Morrison II p. 32. One copy only found in Worldcat (Harvard)
Le Livre des Recompenses et des Peines,
en Chinois et en Francais; accompagne de quatre cents legendes, anecdotes, et histoires, qui font connaitre les doctrines, les croyances et les moeurs de la secte des Tao-Sse. Paris Oriental Translation Fund 1885
First edition pp.480. A very good copy bound in later half calf, marbled boards. Library blind stamp on first and last page.
Rambles in India, China, &c. A Journal:
in Three Parts. Part I.- A voyage to India. Part II.- The City of Palaces. Part III.- China and the Chinese. [London]: printed for private circulation 1859
First edition pp.vi, , 196. A very good copy in lightly dust-soiled original cloth. Minor wear to extremities. Pages35-42 torn in margin.
COPAC shows 3 copies only
A Compleat History of the Empire of China:
Being the Observations of above ten years travels through that country: containing memoirs and remarks... London Printed for James Hodges, at the Looking Glass, on London Bridge. 1739
The second edition, carefully corrected, pp.[viii], 536, 4 plates, 2 folding, folding table, illustration in text. An exceptionally clean copy bound in full contemporary calf, neatly rebacked to style.
Governor of Hong Kong's copy
The Chinese Classics. Vol. V. - Parts I and II. The Ch'un Ts'ew, with the Tso Chuen.
Part I containing Dukes Yin, Hwan, Chwang, Min, He, Wan, Seuen and Ch'ing; and the Prolegomena. Part II containing Dukes Seang, Ch'aou, Ting, and Gae, with Tso's appendix; and the indexes. With a translation, critical and exegetical notes, prolegomena, and copious indexes. London Henry Frowde, printed at the Hong Kong office of the London Missionary Society 
First edition. Two volumes, small 4to (26 x 19 cm), pp.x, 147, 410, 2 large folding maps, coloured in outline; [iv], (411)-933, [1, blank]. With printed English and Chinese text. A very good set in original cloth. Minor wear to extremities. Edges foxed, but text clean. With the exlibris of Sir Cecil Clementi.