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Lavishly illustrated survey of Chinese painting
Histoire de la Peinture Chinoise.
Paris Les Éditions d'Art et d'Histoire 1934
First edition. Two volumes, folio (34 x 24.5 cm), pp.x, 114, 102 plates; 170, 126 plates. A very good set bound in modern half calf, marbled boards. This set is heavy and may incur additional shipping charges.
Kinas Konst under Tre Artusenden.
Volume I: Fran Forhistorisk tid till tiden omkring 600 E, KR. Volume II: Fran borjan av T'ang- till mitten av Ch'ing-perioden. Stockholm Esselte Aktiebolag 1942-43
First edition Two volumes, pp.464; 696, more than 1000 illustrations. Swedish text. A very good set in the original half morocco, marbled boards.
Soieries Bouddhiques Chinoises. Chinese Buddhist Silks.
XIVe-XVIIIe siecle. 14th - 18th Century. Paris A.E.D.T.A. 1996
First edition Folio, pp.xxiii, 28 colour plates with full description in French and English, loose in card portfolio. No.466 of 1000 copies. As new in original portfolio, contained in original envelope.
Water-colours of festivals & farming
A Study of China's traditional festivals.
Nian jie xi su gai. [and] Picture story of Chinese old farming. Gu dai geng tian jing. [Shanghai?] 
Two volumes, concertina-style albums, 8vo (21 x 14.5 cm); 10 mounted water-colours on silk; 10 mounted water-colours on silk. Both volumes with printed title and captions in English and Chinese. A very good set uniformly bound in contemporary silk-covered boards. Paper labels on upper boards with manuscript Chinese title. One mark to paper label of first volume.
We locate no institutional copies of the first title.
"reproductions of select specimens from among the great collection of ancient Buddhist paintings which.. I had the good
The Thousand Buddhas.
Ancient Buddhist Paintings from the Cave-Temples of Tun-Huang on the western frontier of China. Recovered and described by Aurel Stein, K.C.I.E. With an introductory essay by Laurence Binyon. Published under the Orders of H.M. Secretary of State for India and with the co-operation of the Trustees of the British Museum. London Bernard Quaritch; plates by Henry Stone & Son of Banbury. 1921
First edition, two volumes, text in folio, 40 x 31 cm., pp.xii, 65; title-page and 48 plates, thirty-three in large folio, 64 x 51 cm., twelve in three colour, twenty-one in halftone, and fifteen smaller plates, 40 x 31 cm, of which ten in three colour, 5 in halftone. Plates have discretely stamped on reverse, "Printed in England". Overall a very good copy, but showing minor use and wear. Title page lightly spotted. Large plates slightly dog-eared at corners, a few with a small area of lower margin lightly water stained, but images unaffected. The text volume is in original wrappers, with small tears to cover, otherwise pristine. The smaller plates are in fine condition, preserved in their original envelope. The whole is contained in the original half-cloth portfolio. Rear cover of portfolio somewhat spotted, and minor tears to cloth spine.
"China, lost through England's avarice, will drag England after her in her fall"
China and its trade.
Review of Mr Crawfurd's lecture. Rugby printed by Crossley and Billington 1858
First separate edition (reprinted from the Daily News). 12mo (17.5 x 11.5 cm), pp.12. A very good copy in 20th-century stapled plastic wrappers.
No copies recorded in COPAC. We locate three copies: National Library of Australia, National Library of Ireland, and the Ohio Historical Society.
Incognito Ming emperor's adventures
The rambles of the Emperor Ching Tih in Keang Nan.
Translated by Tkin Shen, student of the Anglo-Chinese College, Malacca. With a preface by James Legge, President of the College. London Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans 1843
First edition in English. Two volumes, 8vo (20 x 15 cm), pp.[viii], 320; [iv], 322, 6 (advertisements). A very good set bound in modern half calf.
Not in Löwendahl. Cordier BS 1776; Lust 1105; Morrison I, p.731
Histoire du Royaume de Ou, (1122-473 AV. J.-C.). [bound with] Histoire de Royaume de Tch'ou, (1122-223 AV. J.-C.).
Shanghai la mission catholique 1896-1903
First edition Two volumes bound in one. pp.xvii, 175, illustrations, 2 folding plates, large folding map; 402, folding table of the royal family. Varietes Sinologiques No.10., No.22. G+, bound in later buckram. The first volume is a little darkened at page edges; the second has neat ink annotations in a contemporary hand.
Etude Archeologique sue le Pien-Chin,
ou serie de bronzes avec une table pour l'usage rituel dans la Chine antique. Kyoto: Toho-Bunka-Gakuin Kyoto Kenkyusho 1933
First edition Folio, pp.v, 10, 24 plates. [64, Japanese text]. A very good copy in original cloth. A few grubby fingermarks in Frnch text.
Sariputra et les Six Maitres d'Erreur.
Fac-Simile du Manuscrit Chinois 4524 de la Bibliotheque Nationale. Avec Traduction et Commentaire du Texte. Paris Imprimerie Nationale 1954
First edition, 4to, pp.32, text in wrappers, with facsimile of manuscript. Mission Pelliot en Asie Centrale, Serie in-Quarto, V. A very good copy in original linen-backed portfolio as issued.
Catalogue of Chinese masterpieces
Three hundred masterpieces of Chinese painting in the Palace Museum.
Selected and compiled by an editorial committee of the Joint Board of Directors of the National Palace Museum and the National Central Museum, Taichung, Taiwan. Taipei National Palace Museum 1959
First edition. Six volumes, large folio (44 x 32 cm). With 300 plates, mostly collotypes but a few in colour. Parallel English and Chinese text. No.0335 of 1500 copies printed. A fine set bound in Chinese-style pictorial silk wrappers, contained in two contemporary folding cloth portfolios. Portfolios a little faded.
COPAC records copies at Edinburgh, Oxford, and the Victoria & Albert Museum only.