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A Staff Officer's Scrap-Book. During the Russo-Japanese War. Two volumes.
With Illustrations, Maps and Plans. London Edward Arnold 1907
Fifth impression Two volumes, pp.x, 362; xi, 387, 2 frontis, 32 plates, 42 maps. A very good set in a very attractive art-deco binding in half morocco, ornately gilt spine. Some minor spotting. Bookplate of Herbert G. Squiers, US diplomat and collector of Chinese ceramics.
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.
Association copy of scarce Amoy imprint
The Six Scripts.
A translation by L. Hopkins, of H.M. Consular Service. Amoy A.A. Marcal 1881
First edition 8vo, pp. [ii], xx, 61; Chinese characters in the text. A very good copy in original cloth. Slightly rubbed, pages slightly foxed. Signed presentation inscription from the author to S.W. Bushell.
Morrison I, p.360.
Opisanie sibirskikh kurganov i drevnostei [Description of Siberian Burial Mounds and Antiquities]
[Journeys through western Siberia and the Altai in 1878 and 1880]. Moscow 
First edition 4to, pp.(181)-205, 7 lithographic plates. Text in Russian. An extract from volume 9, parts 2-3 of Antiquities, the Works of the Moscow Archeological Society. Bound in twentieth-century maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Bookplate of A.I. Ward.
Geographische, ethnographische und historische Studien. Mit bewilligung des verfassers nach dem Russischen bearbeitet und vervollstandigt. Jena: Hermann Goftenoble 1886
First edition pp.xviii, , 589, illustrations. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth, but with library stamps (intelligence department) on half-title.
Scarce Kobe Imprint
Sidur Beith-El [Prayers for the Entire Year]
yikhalkel ha-tefilot le-khol yemot ha-shanah... / asaf, sider ṿe-tirgem bi-śefat Rusiya Asher b.R. Eliezer Ṿohl. [Includes Hagadah for Passover. With Russian Translation by Asher Wohl] Kobe Sputnik 1920
First edition 8vo, pp.xvi, 498, 24, Hebrew and Russian title pages, vignette of Wandering Jew on verso of Hebrew title. Contemporary cloth-backed boards, lacking front free end-paper. Some light browning, opening two leaves repaired. Preserved in modern half calf box.
See H. Dicker, Wanderers and Settlers in the Far East, 1962, pp.169-70
A remarkable collection of scientific observations by Jesuits in China
Observations mathematiques, astronomiques, geographiques, chronologiques et physiques, tirées des anciens livres Chinois;
ou faites nouvellement aux Indes et a la Chine, par les Peres de la Compagnie de Jesus. Redigees et publiees par le P.E. Souciet, de la meme Compagnie. Paris Chez Rollin Libraire, au Lion d'or 1729
First edition. 4to (26 x 20 cm), pp.[viii], xxv, , [1, blank], 294, [2, corrigenda], 8 plates and plans, 6 folding. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf. Edges a little rubbed, one short split at top of spine, spine label detached. Contents clean and fresh.
Cordier BS 211; Löwendahl 364; Lust 1159; Morrison II, p.247; see Needham, Science & Civilization, III, pp.760-1
From antiquity to the Kangxi Emperor
Del Mappamondo istorico. Tomo settimo, parte prima. Che contiene le Vite degl'Imperatori della China.
Continuazione dell'opera del P. Antonio Foresti della compagni de Gesu. Venice Girolamo Albrizzi 1716
First edition. Small 4to (22.5 x 16.5 cm), pp.[xvi], 383, [1, blank]. A very good copy bound in modern calf, spine gilt. Faint stain to upper margin; minute worm track to gutter of initial leaves. A handful of contemporary Italian annotations in ink.
Not in Löwendahl.
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, all edges red.
Cordier BS 808; Löwendahl 56; Morrison II, p.466; De Backer & Sommervogel, 8, 238.
Jesuit reports from China
Due lettere annue della Cina del 1610 e del 1611
scritte al M.R.P. Claudio Acquaviva, Generale della Compagnia di Giesu. Rome Bartolomeo Zannetti 1615
First edition. Small 8vo (16.5 x 11 cm), pp. 263, [1, blank]. Bound in modern vellum. Light marginal browning, a faint stain on a few leaves, but a very good copy.
Auvermann & Payne 223; Cordier BS 808; Löwendahl 55
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.
Unique association copy
Old Tartar Trails.
Shanghai North-China Daily News and Herald 1919
First edition, pp.153, 26 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, torn & defective dust wrapper. Author's presentation inscription on end paper. And, loosely inserted, author's 5 page typescript describing his encounter with Russian officials in Urga.
London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1882
Second edition Two volumes, pp.xxii, , 376; (377)-811 mounted photographic portrait of author, 43 illustrations, some full page, 2 folding maps. A very good set bound in contemporary half morocco. Spine and corners a little rubbed.
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.