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Broderies Chinoises

By: N/A

Price: $385.00

Publisher: Paris, Henri Ernst: c. 1922

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1542

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Henri Ernst. Very Good. c. 1922. First. Thirty-six plates representing 96 motifs in an interesting and effective combination of printed image together with pochoir and hand coloring. All of which lends a three-dimensional effect to the images. Three leaves (six pages) of text: Title, Introduction & Table of Plates. This portfolio includes a loose September 1923 folio article entitled "Colorful Embroideries from China are Now in the Mode." String t... View more info

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The History of That Great and Renowned Monarchy of China. . all the Particular Provinces are Accurately Described the Dispositions, Manners, Learning, Lawes, Militia, Government, and Religion of the People. Together with the Traffick and Commodities of that Countrey. Lately written in Italian....To which is added the History of the Late Invasion and Conquest ... by The Tartars (Bellum Tartaricum or the History of the Warrs of the Tartars in China & c.)

By: F. Alvarez Semedo with a supplement by Martin Martinius

Price: $6,660.00

Publisher: London, E. Tyler for John Crook: 1655

Edition: First English

Seller ID: 1482

Condition: Good


London: E. Tyler for John Crook. Good. 1655. First English. Hardcover. Two parts in one, continuously paginated. With three copper-engraved plates: Frontis to first work: " Alvarez Semedo" after Thomas Cross, "Mandarin… & his Wife" p. 29 & second frontis ( to Martinius' Tarter Conquest): "Thein Mingus, Emperor of the Western Tartars." Two copper-engraved maps: "Situs Provinciarum Imperii Sinici MDCLIV" facing p. 255, & "An Exa... View more info

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Portfolio Chinensis: or a Collection of Authentic Chinese State Papers Illustrative of the History of the Present Position of Affairs in China. With a Translation, Notes and Introduction.

By: J. Lewis Shuck

Price: $7,000.00

Publisher: Macao, China, Printed for the Translator at the New Washington Press by F.F. de Cruz: 1840

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1520

Condition: Very Good


Macao, China: Printed for the Translator at the New Washington Press by F.F. de Cruz. Very Good. 1840. First. Half morocco. Woodblock Chinese texts above English translation with exception of Appendix printed in July 1840 for which woodblocks could not be cut in time & where the Chinese characters were printed with the East India Company's movable Chinese type. Both types (though especially English) firmly bitten in to native stock. Shuck presents an unbiased (almost... View more info

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T'IEN HSIA Monthly. Volumes I, II, III. Complete in 30 issues

By: John C.H. Wu, Wen Yuan-ning et al.

Price: $2,800.00

Publisher: Nanking & Shanghai, Sun Yat-sen Institute for the Advancement of Culture: 1935-1936

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1577

Condition: Very Good


Nanking & Shanghai: Sun Yat-sen Institute for the Advancement of Culture. Very Good. 1935-1936. First Edition; First Printing. Volume I, number 1, August, 1935 through Volume III, number 5, December, 1936. Three weighty volumes nicely bound in half black cloth over burgundy boards. Gilt title in Chinese with English transliteration as well as Roman volume number and Arabic year. Volume I: Number 1, August 1935 - Number 5, December 1935; Volume II: Number 1, January... View more info

Who's Who in Modern China. From the Beginning of the Chinese Republic to the end of 1953 [in Jacket].

By: Max Perleberg

Price: $570.00

Publisher: Hong Long, Ye Olde Printerie: 1954

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1508

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hong Long: Ye Olde Printerie. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1954. First. Cloth. Large fold out chart of "The Central People's Government."; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, 428 [1] pages . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Later Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: 1800-1950

By: Robert Hatfield Ellsworth

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3804

Condition: Fine


New York: Random House. Fine. 1987. First Edition. An unused set. Bump to case, otherwise as new. Please expect extra postage.; Folio . First Edition. View more info

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A Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language; arranged according to the Wu-Fang Yuen Yin with the Pronunciation of the Characters as heard in Peking, Canton, Amoy, and Shanghai

By: S. Wells Williams

Price: $2,650.00

Publisher: Shanghai, American Presbyterian Mission Press: 1874

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1488

Condition: Very Good


Shanghai: American Presbyterian Mission Press. Very Good. 1874. 1st. Half morocco. Handsomely bound in half cauliflower blue morocco, five gilt-ruled raised bands, marbled boards & end-papers, top edge gilt. Binder's name to foot of spine. ; Thick quarto 10.5 x 9 in; Lxxxiv, 1252 pages . First Edition. View more info