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Descriptive And Historical Catalogue Of A Collection Of Japanese And Chinese Paintings In The British Museum. Printed By Order Of The Trustees.

By: Anderson William

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, Longmans & Co: 1886

Seller ID: 098575

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 26.5. x 18 cm. xi,554,28pp, 31 plates. Bound in original publishers black cloth, with gilt lettering. Binding has been repaired, spine rebacked. Cloth lightly rubbed, some wear on edges. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, short split along inner joint of frontis. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A good clean solid copy. View more info

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China

By: Arrowsmith. J. [ Published By ]

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, J. Arrowsmith: 1840

Seller ID: 096729

Condition: 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. View more info

Some Account of the Public Life, and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings, of the Earl of Macartney.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

By: Barrow John

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies: 1807

Seller ID: 095616

Condition: Very Good Plus


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. View more info

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Armorial China a Catalogue of Chinese Porcelain with Coats of Arms in the Possession of Frederick Arthur Crisp

By: Crisp Frederick Arthur [ in the Possession of ]

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1907

Seller ID: 098725

Condition: Very Good


Limited to 150 copies. Book measures 33 x 26.5 cm. Collation, [8],90pp, 12 coloured plates. Bound in original publishers half vellum, vellum corners, cloth boards, leather title label. Binding rubbed on edges and corners, with some minor wear loss. Generally a good clean firm condition. Internally, library bookplate on fixed endpaper, [ I can't see any other library marks ]. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A good clean firm copy. View more info

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Description Generale De La Chine

By: Grosier Jean Baptiste

Price: £675.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Gay & Gide: 1785

Seller ID: 096987


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. View more info

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A History of Christian Missions in China

By: Latourette Kenneth Scott

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1929

Seller ID: 097167

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Nouveaux Memoires Sur L'etat Present De La Chine

By: Le Comte P. Louis

Price: £850.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Published A Amsterdam : Chez Henri Desbordes, & Antoine Schelte: 1698

Seller ID: 096023

Condition: Very Good


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? stai... View more info

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.

By: Palafox y Mendoza, Juan.

Price: £480.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Amsterdam: chez Jean Frederic Bernard: 1723

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 095620

Condition: Very Good Plus


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 View more info

An abridged account of the state of religion in China and Cochinchina : during the years 1806-7

By: Richeret.

Price: £580.00

Publisher: London, printed and published for the exclusive benefit of the above missions, by Keating, Brown, and Keating, No. 38, Duke-Street, Grosvenor Square: 1809

Seller ID: 009422

Condition: Very Good Plus


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. View more info

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A Pail Chrestomathy with Notes and Glossary Giving Sanskrit and Chinese Equivalents

By: Takakusu J.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kinkodo & Co: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097733

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 8 3/4 x 6 inches. Collation, xciv,vi,272pp, [1]pp. Bound in original publishers orange cloth, with gilt design and lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, nicked on head of spine, age darkened. Binding in good firm condition.Internally, pages clean throughout. A good clean copy. View more info