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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.
Predvaritel'nyi otchet pochvenno- geograficheskoi ekspeditsii v severnuiu Mongoliiu v 1926 godu
[Preliminary Account of the Geographical Expedition to Northern Mongolia in 1926]. Leningrad 1930
First edition. 8vo, pp. 149, 8 plates, 3 folding maps and tables, illustrations in the text, text in Russian. A very good copy in rather worn original wrappers, spine torn.
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.
The great collection of Jesuit letters
Lettres édifiantes et curieuses,
écrites des missions étrangères. Toulouse Nole-Etienne Sens & Auguste Gaude 1810-11
Nouvelle édition, twenty six volumes, 12mo, in total more than 9,900 pages, 28 plates, 27 maps and plans, many folding. A very good complete set, handsomely bound in crimson quarter morocco, marbled boards and end-papers, by SILI of Saigon. Spines a little sun-faded. A few marginal tears.
Cordier BS 937
Battle of Shanghai in photographs
Four months of war.
A pen and picture record of the hostilities between Japan and China in and around Shanghai, from August 9th till December 20th, 1937, from the press of the "North-China Daily News". Shanghai North-China Daily News & Herald Limited 
Oblong 4to (22.5 x 28.5 cm), pp.[ii], 143, 13 cartoons by Sapajou, many photographic illustrations, printed maps on endpapers. A very good copy in the original cloth-backed boards. Front hinge tender.
Transcribing the Hebrew Satan into Chinese
Nouveau Syllabaire et Alphabet Chinois Phonetique.
Nancy Grimblot & Vve Raybois; Lith. L. Christophe 1856-7
First edition. 8vo (21.5 13.5 cm), pp.6, [1, blank], 25 (lithographed Chinese text), [ii]. Printed French and English text. With lithographed Arabic, Hebrew, Manchu, and Sanskrit characters. Propagation des Sciences Européennes dans l'Extreme Orient. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf. Shelfmark and blindstamp of British and Foreign Bible Society on initial blank.
COPAC records a single copy at Cambridge.
Extensive survey of ancient Chinese art
A History of early Chinese art.
Volume I: The Prehistoric and pre-Han Periods. London Ernest Benn, Limited 1929
First edition. 4to (32.5 x 23.5 cm), pp.xiii, [i], 75, [1, blank], , 108 collotype plates, each with tissue guard and printed caption, illustrations to text. One of four volumes only. A very good copy in original cloth. Small cancelled stamp of the University of London to front free endpaper.