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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.
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.
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)
Le Livre des Recompenses et des Peines,
en Chinois et en Francais; accompagne de quatre cents legendes, anecdotes, et histoires, qui font connaitre les doctrines, les croyances et les moeurs de la secte des Tao-Sse. Paris Oriental Translation Fund 1885
First edition pp.480. A very good copy bound in later half calf, marbled boards. Library blind stamp on first and last page.
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.
The Manchu alphabet
rédigé d'apres le syllabaire et le dictionnaire universel de cette langue; Troisième édition, augmentée d'une notice sur l'origine, l'histoire et les travaux littéraires des Mantchoux actuellement maîtres de la Chine. Paris l'Imprimerie Impériale 1807
Third edition. 8vo (24 x 16 cm), pp.xv, [i], 208, two large folding alphabetical tables. Manchu and Arabic characters in the text. A very good copy bound in modern half calf. One repaired marginal tear to half-title; text otherwise in excellent condition.
Cordier BS 2753; Löwendahl 736; Lust 1076; Morrison II, p.145
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.
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.
With a letter on the properties of ginseng
Travels of the Jesuits, into various parts of the world: particularly China and the East-Indies.
Intermix'd with an account of the manners, government, civil and religious ceremonies, natural history, and curiosities, of the several nations visited by those fathers. Translated from the celebrated Lettres edifiantes & curieuses, ecrites des Missions etrangeres,... To which is now prefixed, An account of the Spanish settlements, in America, with a general index to the whole work. London printed for T. Piety, at the Rose and Crown in Paternoster-Row 1762
Second edition, corrected. Two volumes, 8vo (20 x 12.5 cm), pp.[ii], vi, xxii, , 487, [1, blank], 24, 2 folding maps; [vi], 507, , [19, index], [1, blank], folding plate, 3 folding maps. A very good set bound in contemporary speckled calf. A little rubbed. Contents, including maps and plate, clean and crisp.
Cordier BS 950 (first edition); Löwendahl 429 (first edition); Lust 250 (first edition)
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.
From the Mississippi to the Yangtze
a cruise in the China Seas. New York G.P. Putnam & Co 1852
First edition. 8vo (18.5 x 12.5 cm), pp.230, [2, advertisements]. A fine copy in contemporary tree calf, spine gilt with raised bands, boards with gilt frames. All edges marbled. A few spots, text otherwise crisp and clean.
Cordier BS 2121