Far East from John Randall (Books of Asia)

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Shanghai: North-China Daily News and Herald, 1927. First edition, pp.xvii, 549 A good used copy in original cloth. Rubbing to edges and spine, a few wormholes to boards and margins of last few pages. Chinese chop at head of page one.
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Korea. Compliments of Kavanaugh & Co.

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[1916]
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Seoul: Kavanaugh & Co., [1916]. Fifth edition, pp.26, 14 full-page illustrations. A very good copy in lightly soiled and creased original wrappers. John Kavanaugh (1866-1918) headed west from his native Kansas City to the California gold fields in 1895, and on to Korea in 1902 where he founded Kavanaugh & Company, general commission agents in Seoul and Chosen,… Read more
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Shanghai: North-China Daily News and Herald, 1925. First edition, pp.xxvi, 589. A very good used copy in lightly dis-coloured original cloth. Edges lightly rubbed, some damp staining to end-papers and errata leaf, but not affecting text.
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London: Harrison and Sons, 1878. First edition pp.203, large (44 x 55 cm.) folding map of the provinces of Che-Kiang, Fukien and Kiang-Si. China No.7 (1878) A very good copy in rather dusty original wrappers. Spine worn, stitching loose but holding. Text and map clean. A statistical Report to both Houses of Parliament, with reports on Amoy, Canton, Che-Foo,… Read more
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Lan e kiu-tsu ia-so ki-tok e sin iok. Tsoan su.

by [Bible. New Testament. Chinese. Amoy]

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1891
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[London]: [British and Foreign Bible Society], 1891. pp.406. Printed in colloquial Amoy, in roman character. Original cloth, spine lightly worn. Shaken. A reprint of the first complete New Testament in colloquial Amoy, first printed in 1873. Darlow & Moule 2771.
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London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1924. First edition, 4to, pp.528, 161 plates, 18 in colour, 3 folding maps. One of 750 copies. A very good copy in original cloth, top edge gilt. Some discolouration to cloth on front and back boards. Three panels of dust jacket laid down on modern paper. Preserved in cloth slip-case.
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cover of China and its Trade. A paper read by John Crawfurd, F.R.S., to the Philosophical and Literary Society of Leeds, of which he is an honorary member, on Wednesday the 17th November, 1858.

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London: Printed for the Philosophical and Literary Society of Leeds, by C.W. Reynell, 1858. First edition, pp.24. A very good copy, disbound from a collected volume. Covers a little dusty. The Colonial administrator, John Crawfurd (1783-1868), was a life-long proponent of free trade and campaigned against the East-India Company's monopoly on the China trade. He read this paper… Read more
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cover of Prospectus for publishing a Map and View of the City, Harbour, and Forts of Macao, China and also of a Plan of the City of Canton and its suburbs.

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[London], [1840]. Three pages, 4to. A very good copy. William Bramston, late of Her Majesty's Superintendents' Office at Canton, issued this prospectus to raise funds for printing his maps. It lists 89 subscribers for 167 copies of the map and view of Macau and 32 subscribers for 81 copies of the plan of Canton.
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Lettres édifiantes et curieuses, écrites des missions étrangères.

by [Querbeuf, Y. M. M. T. de, editor]

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1810-11
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Toulouse: Nole-Etienne Sens & Auguste Gaude, 1810-11. Nouvelle édition, twenty six volumes, 12mo, in total more than 9,900 pages, 28 plates, 27 maps and plans, many folding. A very good complete set, handsomely bound in crimson quarter morocco by SILI of Saigon. Spines a little sun-bleached. A few marginal tears. A massive, and justly famous, compendium of Jesuit… Read more
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cover of Histoire de Gentchiscan  et de toute la dinastie des Mongous ses successeurs, conquérans de la Chine; tirée de l'histoire chinoise, et traduite par le R.P. Gaubil

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Paris: chez Briasson et Piget, 1739. First edition, 4to, 26 x 20 cm., pp.[viii], 317, [2, approbation et privilege du Roy; 1, blank]. A very good copy bound in contemporary full calf, professionally re-backed preserving original spine. Some scuffing to boards. Gilt decoration on spine a little rubbed. Antoine Gaubil (1689-1759), Jesuit father, eminent mathematician, astronomer and… Read more
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cover of Memorigrams.

Memorigrams.

by Werner, E.T.C.

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1940
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Shanghai: The Shanghai Times, 1940. First edition pp.160, 3 index, 6 plates. A very good copy. Original wrappers chipped at edges, small tear to lower edge of spine.
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cover of The English and Chinese Shoo King.

The English and Chinese Shoo King.

by [Kong Zi; James Legge, translator]

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[1904?]
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[Shanghai?], [1904?]. Chinese style book printed on rice paper with folded double leaves, in western cloth binding. Prolegema, Preface, and parts I to V, not paginated. A very good copy in original cloth. Chinese text with English translation and extensive notes of the Shujing, or Historical Classic, a cornerstone of Chinese political philosophy for two millennia, and one… Read more
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cover of Chyloong. Dealer in Sweetmeats.

Chyloong. Dealer in Sweetmeats.

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Published
1851
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Canton, 1851. One leaf, 20 x 17 cm, crudely printed. A remarkable preserved example of local printing commissioned by a long standing manufacturer of sweetmeats and supplier for export defending the quality of his product and alerting his clients to attempts to palm off inferior products as if they were his. The market was lucrative. An… Read more
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cover of Life with Trans-Siberian Savages.

Life with Trans-Siberian Savages.

by Howard, B. Douglas

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Published
1893
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London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1893. First edition, pp.x, 209. A very good copy in original cloth. One gathering slightly loose. A scarce account of a visit to the Sakhalin Ainu.
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History of the Peking Summer Palaces under the Ch'ing Dynasty.

by Malone, Carroll Brown

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1934
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Urbana: University of Illinois, 1934. First edition pp.247, illustrations. A near fine copy in original cloth.
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cover of The Principall Navigations, voyages, traffiques and discoveries of the English nation, made by sea or over-land.

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London: G. Bishop, R. Newberie & R. Barker, [1598]-99. First and second volumes only (of three), bound together, folio, pp. [iii]-xxiv, 606; [xvi], 312, 204; title of vol. I lacking. A very good copy tightly rebound in modern half calf, marbled boards. Very slight rubbing to the bottom edges of boards. Pages 114-115 of vol.I and 6-7 of… Read more
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cover of Einige notizen ueber die Japanische Musik (Fortsetzung aus dem achten Heft und Schluss.)

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Yokohama: Buchdruckerei des 'Echo du Japon', 1876. A paper in Mittheilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Natur und Volkerkunde Ostasiens, 9tes Heft, Maerz 1876, first edition, 4to, 34 x 22 cm., pp.(19)-35, 15 plates. Text in German. A detailed study of the instruments of the Gagakku, the orchestra of the Mikado, and of their music.
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Macao , 1964. 106 issues, each about 60 pages, a few with illustrations and maps. Text in Portuguese. This set is heavy and may incur additional shipping charges. Each Volume contains six monthly issues with exception of Volumes I and XIII where there are only five. This journal reproduces historical documents and letters relating to the history… Read more
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cover of Bibliotheca Sinica. Dictionnaire Bibliographique des Ouvrages Relatifs a l'Empire Chinois.

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Paris, 1904. Second edition, revised, corrected and enlarged, five volumes, pp.(in columns)4439. A handsome set bound in contemporary cloth. Bound without prelims to first volume and title pages.
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Paris: Librairie Renouard, 1906. First edition, folio, pp.[4], iv, 160, [2], 14 plates, 4 being tipped-in colour woodblocks. No.7 of 500 copies. A very good copy rebound in half calf, marbled boards. Half title a little soiled. A connoisseur's study of the painting of China and Japan, and the copy presented to the author's closest friend and colleague… Read more
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