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  • Kitab Tahqiq al-Shuhur al-Maqlub...,

    MA LIANGJUN [AL-HIJRANI, Muhammad Yusuf].
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    Arabic woodblock printing in Xingjian. Rare example of arabic woodblock printing in china by a prominent hui islamic scholar in xingjiang. Ma Liang...

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  • Report of proceedings on a voyage to the northern ports of China

    Lindsay, Hugh Hamilton.
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    Author's wife's copy. Hugh Lindsay's Report of Proceedings contains reports by Lindsay, an East India Company man, and Charles Gutzlaff on trade wi...

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  • Greater Shanghai.

    SOWERBY, Arthur de C., editor.
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    Rare special issue of China Journal devoted to Shanghai. Beautifully illustrated and with numerous ads from leading Shanghai businesses. Includes ...

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  • Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Asia,

    MURRAY, Hugh.
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    Hugh Murray was a well known geographer and major contributor to the Encyclopaedia of Geography. These volumes cover India, China, Persia and Cent...

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  • Quotations of Chairman Mao

    MAO TSE-TUNG [CHAIRMAN MAO].
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    The two highly collectable first issues of the first edition of Chairman Mao's 'Little Red Book', preceded only by a special issue presented to se...

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  • Delle Navigationi et Viaggi...

    RAMUSIO, Giovanni Battista.
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    The foremost authority on the early history of America. A handsome set in a contemporary Italian binding. 'One of the earliest and most important c...

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  • Description Géographique, Historique, Chronologique, Politique et Physique de l'Empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie Chinoisie.

    DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
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    The first edition of Du Halde's "encyclopaedic account of China" (Lust) -- and one of the earliest European sources on Chinese ceramics. Du Halde,...

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  • Voyage of His Majesty's ship Alceste,

    M'LEOD, John.
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    Best edition, enlarged and corrected. Contains descriptions of the Ryukyus (then a Chinese protectorate) and Canton (Guangzhou).'This voyage was ...

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  • Three years' wanderings in

    FORTUNE, Robert.
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    Travels between 1843 and 1845 in Kuangtung, Fukien, the Chekiang coast, and Shanghai. Fortune (1812-1880) was a Scottish botanist, plant hunter an...

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  • Elements of Chinese grammar,

    MARSHMAN, Joshua.
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    A pioneering work. Scarce. Two issues of this work were made in 1814. This second issue has Chinese characters on title and a 2-page errata, it als...

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  • De Christiana Expeditione apud Sinas Susepta ab Societate Iesu,

    RICCI, Matteo; TRIGAULT, Nicholas.
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    The most important work on China since Marco Polo. The earliest authoritative source of information on China available in Europe at that time. At h...

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  • Present day impressions of the Far East

    MORTON-CAMERON, W.H.; FELDWICK, Walter.
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    Includes sections on Hong Kong, Macao, Peking, Shanghai and Singapore.First edition, 4to, 1211 pp., four maps, 17 colour plates, numerous photogra...

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  • Sketches of China, Partly During an Inland Journey of Four Months, Between Peking, Nanking, and Canton;

    DAVIS, John Francis.
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    Davis was appointed Writer in the factory at Canton in 1813 at the age of eighteen. He showed marked linguistic and diplomatic abilities, and in c...

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  • Narrative of the voyages and services of the Nemesis,

    HALL, William Hutcheson; BERNARD, W[illiam] D[allas].
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    Important account of the First Opium War. Includes a fine map of Hong Kong. The Nemesis was designed to draw only six feet of water, enabling her ...

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  • The new atlas of China.

    DINGLE, John Edwin; FRUIN, Harold John (editors).
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    Attractive early twentieth century atlas showing the provinces of China. The index has some 10,000 entries. Both the maps and index are bi-lingual...

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  • A narrative of an exploratory visit

    SMITH, Rev. George.
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    Includes two views of Hong Kong.Second edition. 8vo., xviii, 532pp., double page map of China, hand-coloured in outline, 12 lithographed plates, o...

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  • Russian travellers in Mongolia and China.

    PIASSETSKY, P.
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    The author was the artist on Colonel Sosnovsky's scientific expedition across Siberia to Lake Baikal and Mongolia in 1874-75. This was one of the ...

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  • [Life and Medical Treatment in China].

    [PIASETSKIY, Pavel Yakovlevich].
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    Pavel Piasetskiy (1843 - 1919) was only a respected doctor but also talented artist and writer. These versatile abilities ensured his participatio...

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  • China:

    ALLOM, Thomas.
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    Thomas Allom (1804-1872) the noted topographical artist, at a time of increased interest in China, presented the Western world with the most compl...

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  • China. Report on the revenue and expenditure of the Chinese Empire.

    FOREIGN OFFICE.
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    Report 415 in the series Reports on subjects of general and commercial interest. A valuable document compiled by Consul Jamieson to be presented t...

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  • Correspondence respecting insults in China.

    [CHINA]; [PARLIAMENTARY PAPER].
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    The second opium war. Scarce parliamentary paper dealing with the Second Opium War. Includes papers by Sir Henry Pottinger, Sir John Davis, the Ear...

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  • City of Nanking.

    [CHINA].
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    Rare Liverpool printed broadside. The text consists of a quote from Lord Byron followed by a nineteen-line text praising the city and giving detai...

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  • [Chinese Pirates].

    NEUMANN, Charles Fried., translator.
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    Translations from the Chinese and Armenian, with notes and illustrations.I. History of the pirates who infested the China Sea, from 1807 to 1810.I...

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  • The Angus Ivan Ward Collection of Russian accounts of Mongolia and China.

    [MONGOLIA and CHINA].
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    Extensive collection of Russian works focusing mostly on Northern China and Mongolia, including important and rare travel, trade and exploration a...

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