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An Inglorious Columbus;
or, Evidence that Hwui Shan and a party of Buddhist Monks from Afghanistan discovered America in the Fifth century A.D. New York. D. Appleton & Co. 1885
First edition pp.xxiii, 788, illustrations. A very good copy in original cloth. Previous owner sticker to reverse of title page. Stamp to bottom of title page.
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.
Memorials of Protestant Missionaries to the Chinese:
Giving a list of their publications, and obituary notices of the deceased, with copious indexes. Shanghai American Presbytarian Mission Press 1867
First edition, pp.vi, 331. A very good copy in original cloth. A few faded spots on cloth. Occasional light spotting.