China - Fall/Winter 2019 from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of Ethnographie des peuples etrangers a la Chine: ouvrage compose au XIIIe siecle de notre ere / Meridionaux. Deuxieme partie. Pays situes au midi de l'empire Chinois.

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Professional recent binding in full calf. Original wraps laid-in at paste downs. L'Atsume Gusa collection, printed by Francois Turrettini. A handsome & supple copy.
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image of Nipon o dai itsi ran ou Annales des Empereurs du Japon. Ouvrage revu, complete et corrige sur l'original Japonais-Chinois, accompagne de notes, et precede d'un Apercu de L'Histoire Mythologique des Japonais, par M.J. Klaproth.

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Nicely bound in mid-twentieth century full ruled hunter green morocco by Bennett in New York. A very clean, serviceable copy. Some pages folded by binder to escape trimming and preserve interesting scholia. 460 pages. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$1,000.00
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La Province Chinoise du Yun-nan. Two volume set with all maps.

by Emile Rocher

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Published
1879, 1880
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$1,340.00

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Half morocco. Eight full-page sur blanc figures. Three folding maps including large, colored Plan de la Ville de Ta-Li-Fu & very large colored Carte du Yün-nan (the latter often missing). Uncut. Recently professionally bound in half navy goat with yellow wraps retained. A faultless set. Cordier 1362 (q.v.). 185x255 mm; xv, 286, [i]; 291 [i]… Read more
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Souvenirs of a Journey Through Tartary, Tibet and China

by E. Huc (Évariste Régis Huc)

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
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$165.00

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Huc was a Lazarist Priest and Missionary Apostolic who also wrote "Christianity in China, Tartary, and Thibet" as well as "The Chinese Empire: Forming a Sequel to the Work entitled 'Recollections of a Journey Through Tartary and Thibet'." As stated on title page, this is a "New Edition" annotated and illustrated by J.-M. Planchet. Original wraps bound in. Red cloth… Read more
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Christianity in China, Tartary, and Thibet (3 Volumes)

by M. l'Abbe Huc (Évariste Régis Huc)

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Published
1857-1858
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Huc was a Missionary Apostolic in China who also wrote "The Chinese Empire: Forming a Sequel to the Work entitled 'Recollections of a Journey Through Tartary and Thibet'" as well as "Souvenirs of a Journey through Tartary, Tibet and China." Vol. 1 is from the Apostleship of St. Thomas to the discovery of the cape of Good Hope. Vol. 2… Read more
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The Oldest Book of the Chinese. The Yh-King and its Authors.

by Albert Étienne Jean-Baptiste Terrien de Lacouperie

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Published
1892
Condition
Very Good
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$320.00

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Volume II never published. Half brown morocco with gilt particulars to spine. Marbled boards and endpapers. 5 raised bands. Top edge gilt. Some foxing to page edges. Parts published in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1882-83. Paragraphs 42-117 have been revised; pages 102-121 are new. [xxvii] 121 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches.
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Chinese Ghouls & Goblins

by G. Willoughby-Meade

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Published
(1928)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Black cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Dust jacket protected in mylar. Author was a member of the Royal Asiatic Society and of Council, China Society. Black and white illustrations and photography throughout. Light foxing to dj. Foxing to page edges. [xv] 432 pp.
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Kwang Tung or Five Years in South China

by J. Arthur Turner

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Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$120.00

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Maroon cloth with gilt particulars to front cover and spine. Turner was a Missionary in Shiu Kwan, Hong Kong, and Fatshan. Contains original black and white illustrations and map. Some rubbing to edges of covers and head and tail of spine. Occasional spotting throughout. [xiv] 176 pp. 5 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches.
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Socialisme Chinois

by Alexandra David

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Published
1907
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$105.00

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Brown half morocco and marbled boards with gilt particulars to spine. 5 raised bands. Top edge gilt. Original wraps bound in. Marbled endpapers. [xvi] 185 pp. 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Nice capitalist binding.
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image of Etat Actuel de l'Art et de la Science Militaire a la Chine: Tire des  Livres Militaires des Chinois. Avec Diverses Observations sur l'etendue_ les bornes de connoissances militaires chez les Europeens

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Full double ruled red morocco; 5 raised bands with ruled compartments & doublures by Bennett of N.Y. Marbled endpapers. Eleven engraved plates on nine heavy-stock folding sheets including two folding plates in text. Cordier 1555. Foxing throughout. 4 x 6.5 inches; 288 pp.; 1 x 1 1/4 inch photograph adhered to front fly. All shipments through USPS… Read more
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China; Political, Commercial, and Social

by R. Montgomery Martin, Esq.

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Published
1847
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$485.00

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Both volumes have debossed decoration to covers. Occasional marginal notes in pencil. Vol. 1 contains two fold-out maps, one colored in outline, and a fold-out chart. Vol. 2 contains two fold-out charts and a map. Vol. 1: [iv] 432 pp.; Vol. 2: 502 pp. [xviii], [3], [6]. 6 x 9 inches.
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Things Chinese

by James Dyer Ball, M.R.A.S.

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Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$85.00

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Yellow cloth with debossed decoration to front cover and gilt particulars to front and spine. Soiling to covers. Head and tail of spine dented. [xii] 816 pp. 6 x 8 3/4 inches.
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With the Russians in Mongolia

by Henry George Charles (H. G. C.) Perry-Ayscough, Capt. Robert Bruère (R. B.) Otter-Barry

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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Brown cloth with debossed bands to front; debossed gilt particulars to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Preface by the Right Honourable Sir Claude Macdonald G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., K.C.B., H.B.M. Minister at Peking (1896-1900) and Ambassador at Tokio (1900-12). Illustrated with 50 black and white photographs and a fold-out map. Includes a catalogue of publisher's memoirs, biographies, etc. at back.… Read more
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Monumental Java

by Johann Friedrich (J. F.) Scheltema, M.A.

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Blue cloth with debossed bands to edges of cover boards. Debossed gilt detailing and particulars to front cover and spine. Gilt edges to top of pages. Some minor wear to corners of boards and head and tail of spine. Last 2 pages list publisher's works on archaeology and antiques. Black and white illustrations and vignettes after drawings of Javanese Chandi… Read more
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China and Her People

by Hon. Charles Denby, LL. D.

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Published
March 1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$185.00

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Red cloth with gilt particulars and decoration to front cover board and spine. Top edge gilt, others deckle. Some liquid spotting to edges of cover boards. Minor fraying at corners of head and tail of spine. Black and white photography throughout collected by the author. Denby was the United States Minister to China for thirteen years. Volume 1: [xx] 256… Read more
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A Yankee on the Yangtze

by William Edgar Geil

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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100 full-page illustrations. Full green cloth with white and black particulars to front and gilt particulars to spine. Light spotting to front cover (see image). Nice copy without previous owners' names or markings. 5.75 x 8.25 in. 312pp.
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image of Two Visits to the Tea Countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya

Two Visits to the Tea Countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya

by Robert Fortune

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Published
1853
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$725.00

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Fortune, "formerly botanical collector to the horticultural society of London, and now in the service of the Hon, East India Company in China." Two Volume set with folding map and illustrations. Expertly rebacked in hatch blue iridescent silk over pebbled pattern cloth. Gilt particulars to spine. Very handsome set without previous owners' names or other markings. 5.3 x 8 in.… Read more
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image of An Historical, Geographical, and Philosophical View of the Chinese Empire;

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"To which is added, a copious account of Lord Macartney's Embassy, compiled from original communications," or "Narrative of the Embassy to China." Black cloth with gilt bands and particulars to spine. 1 gatefold map, 1 gatefold illustration. Black and white illustrations throughout. Foxing throughout. Pages 93-96, 317-318, 397-398 miscut but text not effected. [viii] 435 pp., 114 pp. 5… Read more
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image of China: A History of the Laws, Manners, and Customs of the People

China: A History of the Laws, Manners, and Customs of the People

by John Henry Gray. ed. William Gow Gregor

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
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$150.00

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2 Vol Set. John Henry Gray M. A. LL.D. Archdeacon of Hong Kong. With 140 illustrations. Full blue cloth; gilt particulars to front, rear and spine. Top edge gilt. Wear to head and tail of spine. Disastrous worming to Vol I affecting some text and illustrations (see image). Otherwise, very good set with attractive illustrated bindings. Vol I: 397pp.… Read more
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The Analects of Confucius

by William Edward Soothill

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$550.00

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Green cloth with gilt particulars to front cover and spine. From Oberlin College Library with deaccession stamp to upper left front pastedown, but no other internal or external markings. Includes gatefolded map with Chinese text. [vii], 1028 pp. 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches.
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