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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.
From rhinoceros horn to silver exports
Voyage a Peking, Manille et l'Ile de France.
Paris L'Imprimerie Impériale 1808
First edition. Three volumes, 8vo (21 x 13 cm), pp.[iv], lxiii, [1, blank], 439, [1, blank]; [iv], 476; [iv], 488. With printed Chinese characters in text. A very good set handsomely bound in later half morocco over marbled boards. Contents clean and fresh. Without the atlas volume of plates and maps.
Cordier BS 2351-2; Löwendahl 738
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], 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.
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 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.
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.
18th & 19th-century missionaries in the Far East
Nouvelles lettres édifiantes des missions de la Chine
et des Indes Orientales. Paris Adrien Le Clere 1818-23
First edition. Eight volumes. 12mo (18 x 11 cm), pp.xxviii, 486, [1, errata], [1, blank]; [iv], 560; [iv], 503, [1, errata]; [iv], 567, ; viii, 603 (errata pasted on final page); [iv], 511, [1, errata]; [iv], 419; [iv], 448. A very good set bound in modern half calf. Stamps of the Jesuit École Saint-Geneviève on titles.
Cordier BS 953–7 (listing the contents in detail); Löwendahl 807-10; Morrison II, p.159
Rare sermons in praise of Francis Xavier
Enneade panegerica detta a S. Francesco Saverio.
... All'illustrissima, & excellentiss. Signora Marchesa Livia d'Este. Bologna Carlo Zenero 1650
First edition. 12mo (11 x 7.5 cm), pp.381, [1, blank]. A good copy bound in 18th-century half vellum over marbled boards, spine. All edges yellow. Text spotted, some stains, largely marginal. Bound without final blank leaf.
Backer & Sommervogel, I, p.126. COPAC records no copies. We trace no copies at auction.
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)
Based on the unpublished history of a Jesuit missionary
Histoire de la conquête de la Chine par les tartares Mancheoux;
a laquelle on a joint un accord chronologique des annales de la monarchie Chinoise,... Par M. Vojeu de Brunem B. & P. D. M. Lyons chez les frères Duplain 1754
First edition. Two volumes bound in one, 12mo (16 x 10 cm), pp.[xx], 345, [1, blank]; [iv], 318; titles printed in red and black. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf over speckled boards, spine gilt with raised bands. Top of spine chipped.
Cordier BS 629; Löwendahl 468; Lust 436; Morrison II, p.32
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.
Journal of Oriental Studies. A complete run from Volume 1, 1954 to Volume 5, 1960, with Index.
Published twice yearly by the Hong Kong University Press on behalf of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the University. Hong Kong University of Hong Kong 1954-65
First edition Five volumes. pp.434; 411; 469; 477; 380, 44. A very good set in original cloth.