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Seminal Chinese texts lithographed in Paris
publié aux frais de la Société Asiatique. Paris [chez M. Cassin, agent de la Société Asiatique] 1833
First edition. 4to (28 x 20.5 cm), pp.[ii, Chinese title], 183, , [1, blank], 15, , full-page illustration on p.73. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, spine professionally repaired. Bound without letterpress half-title, title, and seven-page preface by Klaproth. With ownership inscription, dated 1843, Paris, of George John Cayley (1826-78), a barrister educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and a contemporary Chinese signature on blank leaves at front and back.
Cordier BS 1683; Löwendahl 890. COPAC records British Library & Cambridge 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 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. The Chinese Classics Vol. V. - Parts I and II. 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 bookplate of Sir Cecil Clementi.
The Ch'un Ts'ew, with The Tso Chuen. [Two volumes]
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. The Chinese Classics. Vol. V.- Parts I and II. London Henry Frowde; printed in Hong Kong at the London Missionary Society's Printing Office [1890?]
First London edition [?] Two volumes, pp.x, 147, 410, large folding map, coloured in outline; (411)-933. A very good set in original cloth. Very minor wear to spines. Top and fore-edge spotted.
Ethnographie des Peuples Étrangers a la Chine.
Ouvrage Composé au XIIe Siècle de Notre Ère. Traduit pour la Premiere Fois de Chinois avec un Commentaire Perpetuel par le Marquis d'Hervey de Saint-Denys. Premiere Partie: Pays Situes a l'Orient de l'Empire Chinois. Deuxieme Partie: Pays Situes au Midi de l'Empire Chinois. Geneve H. Georg 1876-1883
First edition. Two volumes, 4to, pp.x, 520, iv, (271)-591. A very good uncut set in original wrappers.
Scarce lithographed dictionary
Dictionnaire des Formes Cursives des Caracteres Chinois.
Paris Lithographed at Typo-Litho des Constructions Navales, Toulon. 1909
First edition Folio, pp.202, frontis. Bound in contemporary quarter cloth, marbled boards. Original wrappers bound in. A very good copy. Small tear to head of spine.
1802: Scarce early views of Canton and Whampoa
View of Canton.
Aquatint, 34 x 50 cm.
The Chronicles of the East India Company trading to China, 1635-1834.
Vol.I-IV: 1635-1834. Vol.V: Supplementary, 1742-74. Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1926-29
First edition Five volumes, pp.[xxii], 305, [8, tables], 5 plates, 2 folding maps; [viii], 435, [16, list of ships], 2 plates, 2 folding maps; [viii], 388, , 6 plates, folding map; [viii], 427, 6 plates; [x], 212, 2 plates. A very good set in original cloth. From the library of C.C. Davies, Historian of India.
The Chater Collection.
Pictures relating to China, Hongkong, Macao, 1655-1860; with Historical and Descriptive Letterpress by James Orange. London Thornton Butterworth Limited 1924
First edition, 4to, pp.528, 161 plates, 18 in colour, 3 folding maps. One of 750 copies. A very good copy in original cloth, top edge gilt. Some discolouration to cloth on front and back boards. Three panels of dust jacket laid down on modern paper. Preserved in cloth slip-case.
With Chinese paintings from a seminal exhibition
A Collection of famous Chinese paintings, Tang, Sung, Yuan & Ming Dynasties.
Taipei Chengwen Publishing Company 
First edition. Two volumes, large folio (54 x 39 cm), 221 plates, some in colour. Chinese preface and text, plate list and captions also in English. A very good set in original cloth. This set is heavy and may incur additional postage.
Chinese Account of the Opium War.
Shanghai Kelly & Walsh 1888
First edition pp.ii, 82, corrigenda leaf. The Pagoda Library, Volume 1. A disbound copy in very good condition. Half-title browned at foot, spine reinforced with tape, ink line in margin of pages 19-20. Ownership stamp of Sir Hiram S. Maxim.
Along the Yangtze & in Sichuan
Up the Yang-Tse.
(Reprinted from the 'China Review'.) With sketch maps. Hong Kong printed at the 'China Mail' Office 1891
First edition in book form. 8vo (22 x 14.5 cm), pp.[iv], 308, vi (index), 8 maps, 7 folding. With printed Chinese characters in text. A very good copy bound in later half calf, marbled boards. First map torn at fold, without loss. Several pencil corrections to text.
Unrecorded Peking playbill
A Diplomatist. Comedy in II acts by Scribe.
To be followed by Cox and Box. Operetta by F. C. Burnand & A. Sullivan. British Legation, Peking, January 21, 1873. The curtain will rise at half past eight. Peking [privately printed] 1873
Lithographed pictorial playbill on a single sheet of laid paper, 33 x 20.5 cm. Paper with countermark of Britannia enthroned. In excellent condition, with a single faint fold mark.
We locate no comparable material in institutional collections.
Laurence Binyon's copy
La Philosophie de la Nature dans l'Art d'Extreme-Orient.
Illustré d'apres les originaux des maitres du paysage des VIIIe au XVIIe siecles de quatre gravures sur bois de K. Ehawa et S. Izumi. Paris Librairie Renouard 1906
First edition, folio, pp., iv, 160, , 14 plates, 4 being tipped-in colour woodblocks. No.7 of 500 copies. A very good copy rebound in half calf, marbled boards. Half title a little soiled. With warm presentation inscription to Laurence Binyon, signed by the author.