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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.
Staticheskiia dannyia pokazyvaiushchiia plemmennoi sostav naseleniia Sibiri
[Statistical Accounts of the ethnic Composition of the Population of Siberia and Distribution of the Natives by Language]. St. Petersburg 1912
First edition Three volumes, 8vo, pp.174; 431; (433)-999, text in Russian. Report of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, Department of Statistics, Vol.XI, parts 1-3. A very good set in original wrappers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scarce early study of geology of the Altai
Mineralogisch-geographische und andere vermischte nachrichten von den Altaischen gebũrgen Russisch Kayserlichen Antheils.
Reval [Tallinn] 1788
First edition 4to, pp. [xx], 272, [ii (errata)], with engraved vignette by I.S. Nabholz on title, headpiece to dedication, a folding map partly hand-coloured, and 3 folding plates, 2 partly hand-coloured. A very good copy bound in contemporary Russian mottled calf, narrow gilt border round covers, spine gilt with black lettering piece. Bookplate of A.I. Ward
Svodnyi katalog knig na innostrannykh iazikakh 2345; Rossica R-957
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.