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China, Arrowsmith. J. [ Published By ]
1 Arrowsmith. J. [ Published By ] China
London J. Arrowsmith 1840 Very Good Plus 
Large folding linen backed coloured map. Map measures 24 x 20 inches, in 8 sections. Korea showed at the top right corners, as well as Taisan (Formosa) and the Loo Choo Islands.Map in very good clean condition. Book/Map sellers label pasted to verso. 
Price: 325.00 GBP
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2 Barrow John Some Account of the Public Life, and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings, of the Earl of Macartney. The Latter Consisting of Extracts from an Account of the Russian Empire, a Sketch of the Political History of Ireland, and a Journal of an Embassy Fr
London Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies 1807 Full Calf Very Good Plus Quarto 
In 2 volumes.Books measure 11 x 8 1/2 inches.Complete with all pages.Collation, xii,608,531, engraved portrait in volume 1. Bound in full calf. Both volumes have been rebacked, retaining the original period boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title labels, dentelles to boards, full marbel edges,original marble endpapers. Boards light rubbed, some scuff wear. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition.Internally, previous owners bookplate, offsetting to frontis. Pages in very good clean condition.A very nice set, in very attractive bindings. 
Price: 650.00 GBP
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3 Beurdeley, Jean Michel; Raindre, Guy Qing Porcelain: Famille Verte; Famille Rose
London Thames & Hudson Ltd 1987 0500234752 / 9780500234754 Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Book measures 12 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches. 316 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers cloth. Binding in very good clean condition. Dust jacket fixed to endpapers, library label on spine. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, [ about 10 in all ].Pages in very good clean condition. A good clean copy. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Description Generale De La Chine, Grosier Jean Baptiste
4 Grosier Jean Baptiste Description Generale De La Chine
Paris Chez Gay & Gide 1785 Quarto 
Book measures 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. 794 pages, 4pp table. Bound in early quarter calf, marble boards, raised bands, leather title label, full coloured edges. Binding rubbed on edges and corners, head and tail of spine worn with wear loss, dust/dirt marked, hinge joints cracked but boards holding firm. Internally, pages clean throughout. A good clean copy, in a worn but good binding. 
Price: 675.00 GBP
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5 Latourette Kenneth Scott A History of Christian Missions in China
London Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1929 Publishers Cloth Very Good Good Plus 8vo 
Book measures 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. xii,[2],930pp, double page map. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth very lightly rubbed, some light crease marking, light spot fading. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed, with wear loss along edges, faded. Jacket in good condition. Internally, spotting to prelims. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Nouveaux Memoires Sur L'etat Present De La Chine, Le Comte P. Louis
6 Le Comte P. Louis Nouveaux Memoires Sur L'etat Present De La Chine
Amsterdam Published A Amsterdam : Chez Henri Desbordes, & Antoine Schelte 1698 Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, Volume 1, engraved frontis, [16],342pp, 16 single page, 3 folding engraved plates. Volume 2, engraved frontis, [4]355pp, 2 single page engraved plates. Bound in full calf. Professionally rebacked, retaining the original period boards, raised bands, blind stamp tooling within compartments, leather title labels, full marble edges. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, name in early hand on titles, small piece lacking from inner margin of 1 frontis. Light persistant water? staining throughout, having no affect on readability of text or engravings. Pages and plates in good clean condition throughout. A very nice set, in very attractive bindings. A15 
Price: 850.00 GBP
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7 Palafox y Mendoza, Juan. Histoire de la Conqueste de la Chine par les Tartares:: Contenant plusieurs choses remarquables, touchant la religion, les moeurs, & les coûtumes de ces deux nations. Ecrite en espagnol . & traduit en françois par le Sieur Colle.
Amsterdam Amsterdam: chez Jean Frederic Bernard 1723 Second Edition Full Calf Very Good Plus 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Bookplate of Lady Frances Scott. Collation, [12],477pp. Bound in full calf. Professionally rebacked, retianing the original boards, raised bands, gilt lines, red leather title label. Boards light rubbed on edges. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, light tanning to title, occasional tanning or browing. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive binding. A45 
Price: 480.00 GBP
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8 Richeret. An abridged account of the state of religion in China and Cochinchina : during the years 1806-7
London printed and published for the exclusive benefit of the above missions, by Keating, Brown, and Keating, No. 38, Duke-Street, Grosvenor Square 1809 Half Calf Very Good Plus Small 8vo 
Two parts in one volume. Part 1. An abridged account of the state of religion in China and Cochinchina : during the years 1806-7. Part 2. Abridged account of the state of religion in Tonkin, Cochinchina and China during the years 1807-8-9 . Collation, 84pp, 225pp, 3pp. First part published 1809, second part published 1811. Bound in modern half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy, in a very good sturdy binding. Rare title. 
Price: 580.00 GBP
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China Ergebnisse Eigener Reisen [ Zweiter Band Only ], Richthofen Ferdinand Freiherrn Von
9 Richthofen Ferdinand Freiherrn Von China Ergebnisse Eigener Reisen [ Zweiter Band Only ]
Berlin Verlag Von Dietrich Reimer 1882 Quarto 
Book measures 12 x 8 3/4 inches. xxiv,784pp, illustrated, including 3 folding plates, 2 folding maps. Bound in original publishers paper wrappers. Paper wrappers worn, some loss on corners and edges, text block split. Internally, many pages unopened, pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very good clean copy, in a worn binding. 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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