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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.
Monumental history from Chinese sources
Textes Historiques. Histoire politique de la Chine depuis l'origine, jusqu'en 1912.
Hien-Hien Imprimerie [de la Mission catholique] 1922
Second edition. Two volumes bound in five, 4to (25 x 18 cm), pp.(1)-456; 457-916; [ii], 917-1354; 1355-1875, [1, advertisements]; 25 coloured maps, 2 folding. Illustrations in text. Original Chinese text in parallel with French translation. A very good set bound in contemporary cloth, interleaved. Some pencil annotation.
From Buddhist relics to Mongol astronomical instruments
First edition. 8vo (23 x 15,5 cm), pp.[iv], 150, [ii], 101, [1, blank], [ii], 1-194, [ii], 195-271, [1, blank], 2 plates, illustrations in text. With Chinese characters in text. A very good copy bound in slightly soiled contemporary yellow cloth.
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.
The Heart of a Continent:
A Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, across the Gobi Desert, through the Himalayas, the Pamirs, and Chitral, 1884-1894. London John Murray 1896
Third edition pp.xvii, 409, 18 plates, 4 folding maps. A near fine largely uncut copy in bright original cloth, gilt. With the West Dean library label on end-paper, and signed note from Evelyn James to borrowers. A little foxing to fly leaves.