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Image for Notes and Commentaries on Chinese Criminal Law and Cognate Topics. With  special relation to ruling cases. Together with a brief excursus on the  law of property chiefly founded on the writings of the late Sir Chaloner  Alabaster, K.C.M.G,. etc,.  with a complete list of books & periodicals  published and sold by Luzac & Co.

Notes and Commentaries on Chinese Criminal Law and Cognate Topics. With special relation to ruling cases. Together with a brief excursus on the law of property chiefly founded on the writings of the late Sir Chaloner Alabaster, K.C.M.G,. etc,. with a complete list of books & periodicals published and sold by Luzac & Co.

By: Ernest Alabaster

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Luzac & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 2928

Condition: Very Good


London: Luzac & Co.. Very Good. 1899. Hardcover. Coral cloth boards with gilt title to front cover and spine. Wear to spine. Bookplate of previous owner has been removed from front pastedown. Otherwise, a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; lxxii, 677,[30] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for 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.)

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 Exact Mapp of China, being faithfully Copied from one brought from Peking by a Father Lately resident in that Citty 1655," ... View more info

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Géographie Ancienne et Moderne de la Chine

By: F. S. Couvreur (Séraphin Couvreur)

Price: $1,910.00

Publisher: Hien Hien, Imprimerie de la Mission Catholoque: 1917

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1478

Condition: Very Good


Hien Hien: Imprimerie de la Mission Catholoque. Very Good. 1917. First. Full black cloth. Spring & Autumn Period map as frontis and large (38 x 42.3 in; 965 x1075mm) colored folding map to rear pocket (see image). Advertisement calls for three maps to accompany text, though (if so) few have survived. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [ii],425 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Asia Magazine. February 1927 - Cover Only

By: Frank McIntosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1927

Seller ID: 2167

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1927. Wraps. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Asia Magazine. July 1928 - Cover Only

Asia Magazine. July 1928 - Cover Only

By: Frank McIntosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1928

Seller ID: 2166

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1928. Light fold mark to left third; see image.; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Asia Magazine. October 1926 - Cover Only

Asia Magazine. October 1926 - Cover Only

By: Frank McIntosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1926

Seller ID: 2168

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1926. Hardcover. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Asia Magazine. February 1928 - Cover Only

Asia Magazine. February 1928 - Cover Only

By: Frank McIntosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1928

Seller ID: 2169

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1928. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for An Australian in China. Being the narrative of a quiet journey across  China to British Burma.

An Australian in China. Being the narrative of a quiet journey across China to British Burma.

By: G.E. Morisson

Price: $530.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2936

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with gilt title and pictorial to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Bumped fore edge corners. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Oxygen burns to front and rear free fly. Foldout map showing author's route intact to rear of book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, 299 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Uranographie chinoise, ou, preuves directes que l'astronomie primitive est  originaire de la Chine, et qu'elle a ete empruntee par les anciens peuples  occidentaux a la sphere chinoise. [Sans atlas] 2 parts in 1 volume.

Uranographie chinoise, ou, preuves directes que l'astronomie primitive est originaire de la Chine, et qu'elle a ete empruntee par les anciens peuples occidentaux a la sphere chinoise. [Sans atlas] 2 parts in 1 volume.

By: Gustave Schlegel

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: La Haye & Leyde, Martinus Nijhoff; E. J. Brill: 1875

Seller ID: 3515

Condition: Very Good


La Haye & Leyde: Martinus Nijhoff; E. J. Brill. Very Good. 1875. Attractively bound in half gilt ruled maroon morocco over marbled boards. Gilt particulars and decoration to spine. Previous owner's name in gilt to spine foot. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Foldout of "Cable des Levers et Coutchers du Soleil an 35 degre de latitude boreale..." between parts I and II with a closed tear to the bottom right fold line. Minor foxing throughout, including to foldout. Lacking "Atlas Celeste". Otherwise, a very nicely bound, clean copy without further markings. ; stout 4to ;... View more info

Image for Nipon o daï itsi ran ou Annales des Empereurs du Japon. Ouvrage revu,  complété et corrigé sur l'original Japonais-Chinois, accompagné de notes,  et precédé d'un Apercu de L'Histoire Mythologique des Japonais, par M.J.  Klaproth.

Nipon o daï itsi ran ou Annales des Empereurs du Japon. Ouvrage revu, complété et corrigé sur l'original Japonais-Chinois, accompagné de notes, et precédé d'un Apercu de L'Histoire Mythologique des Japonais, par M.J. Klaproth.

By: Hayashi Shunsai, Isaac Titsign (trans.), M.J. Klaproth.

Price: $2,008.00

Publisher: Paris & London, Oriental Translation Fund: 1834

Seller ID: 4189

Condition: Very Good


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 scholia. Quarto; 460 pages. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Image for Recherches sur les Musulmans Chinois

Recherches sur les Musulmans Chinois

By: Henri Marie D'Ollone

Price: $605.00

Publisher: Paris, Ernest Leroux: 1911

Seller ID: 3427

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Ernest Leroux. Very Good. 1911. Contains illustrations and folded map. Gilt title on spine.; Various; xii, 470, [i] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for 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.

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 satirical) account of the futile Chinese attempts to rid themselves of British opium imports in printing their edicts, man... View more info

Image for Glossary of the Sanskrit, Tibetan, Mongolian and Chinese versions of the  Dasabhumika-sutra [Dasabhumika Sutra] (Buddhica : documents et travaux  pour l'étude du Bouddhisme)

Glossary of the Sanskrit, Tibetan, Mongolian and Chinese versions of the Dasabhumika-sutra [Dasabhumika Sutra] (Buddhica : documents et travaux pour l'étude du Bouddhisme)

By: J. Rahder

Price: $433.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner: 1928

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1522

Condition: Very Good


An attractive copy of the first edition in half black calf. ; Quarto ; viii,202,[i] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Religious System of China. Its Ancient Forms, Evolution, History and  Present Aspects, Manners, Customs and Social Institutions Connected  Therewith. Book 2: On the Soul and Ancestral Worship  Part I: The Soul in  Philosophy and Folk-Conception WITH Part II: Demonology and Part III:  Sorcery

The Religious System of China. Its Ancient Forms, Evolution, History and Present Aspects, Manners, Customs and Social Institutions Connected Therewith. Book 2: On the Soul and Ancestral Worship Part I: The Soul in Philosophy and Folk-Conception WITH Part II: Demonology and Part III: Sorcery

By: J.J.M. de Groot

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill: 1901 & 1907

Seller ID: 2944

Condition: Very Good


Three books in two volumes. Quarter calf over blue cloth boards with gilt particulars to spine. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedowns of both volumes. Marbled endpapers. Wear to spines. Interiors are bright and clean. A handsome set. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; x,464,[iii]; vi,465-928,[ii] pages; View more info

Image for The Religious System of China. Its Ancient Forms, Evolution, History and  Present Aspects, Manners, Customs and Social Institutions Connected  Therewith. Book 1: Disposal of the Dead Part I: Funeral Rites and Part II:  The Ideas of Resurrection WITH Part III: The Grave (first half)

The Religious System of China. Its Ancient Forms, Evolution, History and Present Aspects, Manners, Customs and Social Institutions Connected Therewith. Book 1: Disposal of the Dead Part I: Funeral Rites and Part II: The Ideas of Resurrection WITH Part III: The Grave (first half)

By: J.J.M. de Groot

Price: $240.00

Publisher: Leiden, E. J. Brill: 1892 & 1894

Seller ID: 2945

Condition: Very Good


Three books in two volumes. Half red morocco over marbled boards. Gilt particulars and raised bands to spines. Weak hinges. Front board detached from second volume. Marbled endpapers. Bookplates crudely removed from front pastedowns of both volumes. A handsome set nevertheless. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Le Code du Mahayana en Chine. Son influence sur la vie monacale et sur le  monde laique.

Le Code du Mahayana en Chine. Son influence sur la vie monacale et sur le monde laique.

By: J.J.M. de Groot

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Johannes Muller: 1893

Seller ID: 2951

Condition: Very Good


Amsterdam: Johannes Muller. Very Good. 1893. Hardcover. Rebound in full brown morocco with blind tooling to front cover. Raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Library stamp to dedication page. Foxing to rear of book. Otherwise a nice copy in a handsome binding. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; x,[271] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Selected Chinese Cermaics from Han to Qing Dynasties.

Selected Chinese Cermaics from Han to Qing Dynasties.

By: James Spencer

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Chang Foundation: 1990

Seller ID: 4182

Condition: Very Good


Cardinal Red cloth with gilt title to cover & spine. In fine publisher's slipcase. Photographs by C.L Chow with 168 full-color plates. A clean, tight copy. 4to 11" - 13" tall; 375, [iii] pages. View more info

Image for Etudes sur l'Astronomie Indienne et l'Astronomie Chinoise.

Etudes sur l'Astronomie Indienne et l'Astronomie Chinoise.

By: Jean-Babtiste Biot

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Michel Levy et Freres: 1862

Seller ID: 2960

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Michel Levy et Freres. Very Good. 1862. Hardcover. Quarter green morocco with raised bands to spine. Bookshop plate to verso of front fly and Joseph McPherson's 1862 bold signature to half title. With three foldout plates. First edition of an expanded version of writings on Asian astronomy. "Biot's treatment was much more systematic than any which had preceded it" --Needham, Science and Civilization in China III, 183. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iii, 398 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Repositorio de noções de botanica aplicada. e productos vegetáes mais  conhecidos e usados na China, tanto na economia domestica como na  therapeutica e nas artes, extrahidas e compiladas de diversas obras  por  João Maria Antonio da Silva, Cavalleiro da ordem militar de Nosso Senhor  Jesus Cristo

Repositorio de noções de botanica aplicada. e productos vegetáes mais conhecidos e usados na China, tanto na economia domestica como na therapeutica e nas artes, extrahidas e compiladas de diversas obras por João Maria Antonio da Silva, Cavalleiro da ordem militar de Nosso Senhor Jesus Cristo

By: João Maria António da Silva

Price: $230.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Typographia de Noronha & Co: 1904

Seller ID: 2918

Condition: Very Good


Hong Kong: Typographia de Noronha & Co. Very Good. 1904. Hardcover. Original wraps bound in green cloth boards. Gilt particulars to cover and spine. Previous owner's name inked to front wrap. Light worming to wraps title and two following leaves not affecting text. Written in Portuguese and Chinese. A nice clean copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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

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 1936 - Number 5 May 1936; Volume III: Number 1 August 1936 - Number 5, December 1936. Together 30 issues with cumulative ... View more info