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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.
The Chinese Classics. Vol. V.- Parts I and II. 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. 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.
A Chinese-English Dictionary.
Compiled for the China Inland Mission [with] English Index. Shanghai China Inland Mission and Presbytarian Mission Press 1931
First edition Two volumes 4to, pp.[viii], 1232; [ii], 184, [2, errata]. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather, cloth boards. Cloth of second volume slightly stained.
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.
Catalogus Omnium Civitatum in Singulis Imperii Sinarum Provinciis Existentium,
cum orthographia, qua ipsarum nomina exprimere solent ex diversis nationibus missionarii ibedem commerantes, in Commodum S.C. de Progroganda Fide digestus a Fr. Josepho Novella Ord. Minor S. Francisci reformator. Rome Lithog. Danesi 1854
First edition Folio, pp.iv, 153, . Lithographed throughout, Chinese characters in text. An unsophisticated copy, untrimmed, rather dusty at edges, occasional minor foxing. Bound in library buckram.
COPAC: BL & Oxford only
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.
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.
Picnic on the ice at Peking
Programme de la promenade en traineaux
offerte a leurs camarades par les officiers de l'état-major et des services de la Brigade d'Occupation. Peking lithographed by Panoy, after drawings by F. Merrier 1901
Double-sided lithograph on a single sheet of paper (29.5 x 42 cm), folded in half. Lithographed illustrations in black and gold.
We locate no institutional copies.
First German edition of Pinto's travels
Wunderliche und merkwürdige Reisen Ferdinandi Mendez Pinto.
Amsterdam Heinrich & Dietrich Boom 1671
First edition in German. Small 4to, pp.[ii, engraved title], [vi], 392, [1, colophon], [1, blank], 11 plates. Bound in 18th-century quarter vellum over boards. Lower hinge split, lower board still attached to spine. Contents in very good condition.
Cordier BS 2068; Morrison II, p.334; Reiss & Auvermann 675. COPAC records a single copy at the British Library.
The Cities and Towns of China. A Geographical Dictionary.
Hong Kong Noronha & Co. 1879
Reprint of 1910 second edition. pp.xii, 417, 31, lviii. Text complete, but without map. Stamp of British Consulate Chinkiang ontitle. Original cloth boards stained. Spine lacking. Text lightly age-toned. A copy for binding.
The Freer Chinese Bronzes. Volumes I & II.
Volume I: Catalogue; Volume II: Technical Studies Washington 1967-1969
First edition 4to, pp.638; pp.257. numerous illustrations, some colour, maps Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art, Oriental Studies, No. 7 A very good set in original cloth, spines gently faded.