SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Sign up to receive regular updates, curated lists, catalogues, and information about fairs and events.

China rare books

 

Filter

Showing 21-30 of 65 Results

View as List Grid
Set Descending Direction
per page
  1. First edition. 8vo., 317 pp., 19 illustrations, 2 maps (1 folding and 1 double-page), original orange-brown cloth gilt, pictorial dust-wrapper, a fine copy.

    £650
  2. First edition in English. Two volumes, 8vo., vi, 321; vi, 315pp., wood-engravings in the text, some full-page, original green cloth gilt, neat repairs to extremities, an excellent set.

    £1,250
  3. Second edition. 8vo., xxiv, [ii], 420, [i]pp., pictorial half- title, engraved map, 3 tinted lithographed plates (lightly foxed), illustrations in text, full red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, spine with raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers and edges, expert repairs to spine, slight marks to binding, a very handsome example.

    £1,350
  4. 4to (27 x 20 cm)., engraved frontispiece portrait of Lord Amherst, 3 engraved maps (1 browned), 1 folding, 7 hand-coloured aquatint plates (1 with a couple of small ink splashes), half calf over marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, scattered spotting and notes in pencil, maps browned (folding map with small tear), a few minor repairs to calf, a nice fresh copy.

    £2,400
  5. 4 volumes bound in 2, 4to., engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary green full morocco gilt, borders and decorative rolls gilt to covers, letters gilt to centre of upper cover, rebacked to style, spine in six compartments, brown morocco labels gilt with letters to second and fourth, raised bands, all edges gilt, occasional spotting, a very attractive set.

    £2,500
  6. Four volumes bound in two, 4to, engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary red half-morocco gilt, spine in five compartments, letters to second and fourth, raised bands. An excellent copy.

    £2,500
  7. 4 volumes bound in 2, 4to., engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary aubergine full morocco gilt, borders and geometric designs gilt to covers, spine in five compartments, letters to second and fourth, others richly gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. light spotting and damp staining, an attractively bound set.

    £2,500
  8. First edition in book form. 8vo., 32 pp., original pictorial wrappers, an excellent copy.

    £85
  9. First edition. 8vo., xvi, 295pp., frontispiece, 17 plates, original pictorial brown cloth lettered in black, an excellent copy.

    £375
  10. First edition. 8vo., xii, 207pp., frontispiece, 15 plates, folding map, original grey cloth gilt, pictorial vignette to upper cover, light waterstain to corner of frontispiece, a very good copy.

    £375
 

Filter

Showing 21-30 of 65 Results

View as List Grid
Set Descending Direction
per page

Contact us for more information about China rare books

+44 (0)20 7493 0876