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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.
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.
Lutheran perspective on Christianity in China
Authentic memoirs of the Christian Church in China.
Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Richard Gibbing. Dublin printed at the University Press 1862
Second English edition, the first with Gibbing's introduction and notes, 8vo (23 x 14.5 cm), pp.[iv], 111, [1, advertisements]. A very good copy in contemporary embossed cloth, gilt title on spine. Largely unopened. Light rubbing to boards, corners slightly bumped. Scattered foxing.
Cordier BS 766-7; Morrison I, p.542. COPAC records only 5 copies: Trinity, Cambridge, Oxford, Lambeth Palace, National Library of Scotland. Not in BL.
An Account of the Empire of China,
Historical, Political, Moral and Religious. A short Description of that Empire, and Notable Examples of its Emperors and Ministers. Also an ample Relation of many remarkable Passages, and Things worth observing in other Kingdoms, and several Voyages. London Printed for Awnsham and John Churchill 
Second edition in English, extracted from Churchill's Voyages, folio, pp. [iv, title and preface], 380. Lacking the two plates. A very good copy in old polished calf boards, recently rebacked, end-papers and page edges comb marbled. Boards a little rubbed and scuffed, text block tight and clean. Armourial bookplate of John Waldie on rear paste-down, discreet bookbinders ticket of Robert Seton.
Morrison I, p. 551; see Cordier BS 1945; Lust 20
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.