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ANDERSSON Johan Gunnar Der Drache und die fremden Teufel
ANDERSSON Johan Gunnar Der Drache und die fremden Teufel

Leipzig (1927)
390pp + map. 1st ed., inscriptions on end papers otherwise fine in pictorial cloth.
£15.00


COOKE George Wingrove China:  being
COOKE George Wingrove China:  being
COOKE George Wingrove China: being 'The Times' special correspondence from China in the years 1857-58

Routledge & Co., London (1858)
xxxii + 457pp + publishers ads., 2 folding maps, frontispiece and engraved plate and large folding map in rear pocket. 1st ed., a little minor spotting otherwise clean in worn original cloth.
£160.00


DOOLITTLE Rev. Justus Vocabulary and Hand-book of the Chinese Language, romanized in the Mandarin Dialect. Vol II: Parts ii and iii.
DOOLITTLE Rev. Justus Vocabulary and Hand-book of the Chinese Language, romanized in the Mandarin Dialect. Vol II: Parts ii and iii.
DOOLITTLE Rev. Justus Vocabulary and Hand-book of the Chinese Language, romanized in the Mandarin Dialect. Vol II: Parts ii and iii.

Foochow: Rozario, Marcal and Company (1872)
vii + 695pp. 1st ed. fine in original cloth with later calf corners and spine
Rev. Justus Doolittle (1824-1880) was a US missionary, Chinese scholar and numismatist who wrote extensively on Chinese culture and religion. General handbook, containing phrases and miscellaneous guides to Chinese language and culture including a chapter on Chinese coinage based on his own collection.
£600.00


DYER BALL J. The Chinese at home: Or, The man of Tong and his land
DYER BALL J. The Chinese at home: Or, The man of Tong and his land

Religious Tract Society (1911)
xii + 370pp + [2] + plates. 1st ed., scattered foxing, ink endorsement on f.e.p., otherwise clean in original pictorial cloth.
£60.00


HUNTER W.C. The Fan Kwae at Canton before treaty days 1825-1844
HUNTER W.C. The Fan Kwae at Canton before treaty days 1825-1844

Ch'eng-wen Publishing Co., Taipei (1965)
157 + [2]pp. Inscription on f.e.p.otherwise clean in worn cloth.
£30.00


LIANG J.L. and WHYMANT Neville China. - Guides to International Understanding
LIANG J.L. and WHYMANT Neville China. - Guides to International Understanding

Macdonald & Co (1946)
192pp. 1st ed., tone spotting on page edges otherwise clean in worn D/W.
£8.00


MARTIN Rev W.A.P. The analytical reader. A short method for learning to read and write Chinese. [WITH] A vocabulary of two thousand frequent characters with their most common significations, and the sounds of the Peking dialect.
MARTIN Rev W.A.P. The analytical reader. A short method for learning to read and write Chinese. [WITH] A vocabulary of two thousand frequent characters with their most common significations, and the sounds of the Peking dialect.MARTIN Rev W.A.P. The analytical reader. A short method for learning to read and write Chinese. [WITH] A vocabulary of two thousand frequent characters with their most common significations, and the sounds of the Peking dialect.MARTIN Rev W.A.P. The analytical reader. A short method for learning to read and write Chinese. [WITH] A vocabulary of two thousand frequent characters with their most common significations, and the sounds of the Peking dialect.MARTIN Rev W.A.P. The analytical reader. A short method for learning to read and write Chinese. [WITH] A vocabulary of two thousand frequent characters with their most common significations, and the sounds of the Peking dialect.MARTIN Rev W.A.P. The analytical reader. A short method for learning to read and write Chinese. [WITH] A vocabulary of two thousand frequent characters with their most common significations, and the sounds of the Peking dialect.
MARTIN Rev W.A.P. The analytical reader. A short method for learning to read and write Chinese. [WITH] A vocabulary of two thousand frequent characters with their most common significations, and the sounds of the Peking dialect.

Shanghai Presbyterian Mission Press (1863)
1st ed. 8vo. [i], 17, (1 blank), 18-130, (1 blank), 131- 141, (1 blank); 56, (1) corrigenda, pp. Printed in Chinese and Roman characters. Contemporary former owner's name, 'E. Tomalino, China Inland Mission' on inside cover. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards but with later spine. Also contemporary hand written radical chart on card.
First edition of a rare manual for learning Chinese. The author was an American missionary, translator, writer, teacher and politicial adviser to the Chinese government.
£2,500.00


MCLEOD J. Narrative of a voyage, in His Majesty
MCLEOD J. Narrative of a voyage, in His Majesty
MCLEOD J. Narrative of a voyage, in His Majesty's Late Ship Alceste, to the Yellow Sea, - along the coast of Corea and through its numerous hitherto undiscovered islands, to the island of Lewchew; with an account of her shipwreck in the Straits of Gaspar.

John Murray, London (1817)
288pp + frontispiece and 4 hand coloured plates plus tipped in errata slip. 1st ed., mostly clean in contemporary half calf. Water stain on frontispiece only and some occasional tone spotting. Colour plates in fine condition.
McLeod, surgeon aboard the Alceste describes the journey of Lord Amherst's embassy to Cape of Good Hope, Batavia, the west coast of Korea and the island of Loo Choo (Leechew). Abbey Travel 559.
£275.00


NICHOLS Francis H. Through Hidden Shensi. Illustrated from photographs taken by and for the author
NICHOLS Francis H. Through Hidden Shensi. Illustrated from photographs taken by and for the author

London: George Newnes Ltd (1902)
xxxi + 333pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in slightly worn original pictorial cloth
£36.00


ROBINSON Philip E. and YEN Stephen P.S. A Winter Journey through Siberia to China, 1910. - A 14 day train journey made by an Englishman from Warsaw to Dairen, China, in the winter of 1910-11.
ROBINSON Philip E. and YEN Stephen P.S. A Winter Journey through Siberia to China, 1910. - A 14 day train journey made by an Englishman from Warsaw to Dairen, China, in the winter of 1910-11.

Yen Ping Sei (2012)
29 large pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£8.00


STANFORD Edward Complete Atlas of China containing separate maps of the eighteen Provinces of China Proper
STANFORD Edward Complete Atlas of China containing separate maps of the eighteen Provinces of China Proper

The China Inland Mission (1917)
v + 22 maps + 16pp index. 2nd ed., maps all in very fine condition, end papers and title page with some ink endorsements. Original cloth binding reinforced on inner hinges.
£500.00


YEH George and FITZGERALD C.P. Introducing China
YEH George and FITZGERALD C.P. Introducing China

Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd (1948)
xv + 116pp. 1st ed., spotting to end papers otherwise clean in worn D/W.
£7.00


YUEN Y.C. A Guide to Cantonese (Self-taught)
YUEN Y.C. A Guide to Cantonese (Self-taught)

Published by the author, Kowloon (1967)
50pp + [5] + loose insert card. Interleaved with a few pencil annotations on the blanks, clean in original boards.
£8.00


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