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Image for Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In  which Elephants and Wild Beasts were Employed or Slain And the Remarkable  Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in  Europe and Siberia

Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In which Elephants and Wild Beasts were Employed or Slain And the Remarkable Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia

By: John Ranking

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, For the Author: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3139

Condition: Very Good


Early 20th century rebacking in calf with morocco title label & gilt date stamp to spine. Wear & bumps to fore-edge corners. Marbled edges & endpapers. Light foxing throughout. Ten plates (some folding); additionally Large fold out map of "Asia, as conquered and governed by Genghis Khan". A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; xv, 516 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. First Edition. View more info

Image for History of Chinese Society Liao (907-1125)

History of Chinese Society Liao (907-1125)

By: Karl A. Wittfogel and Feng Chia-Sheng

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Philosophical Society: 1949

Seller ID: 4588

Condition: Fine


Full blue cloth. Gilt particulars to front and spine. Folding map. 752pp. Very clean unused copy without previous owners' names or other markings. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for ELEMENES de la GRAMMAIRE CHINOISE, ou principes generaux du Kou-Wen ou  style antique, et du Kouan-Hoa, c'est-a-dire, de la langue commune  generalement usitee dans l'empire chinois [together with] M.A. Bazin's  GRAMMAIRE MANDARIN ou Principes generaux  de la Langue Chinoise Parlee.  [together with] Pliny Earle Chase's CHINESE & INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS AND  ANALOGUES, First Number [1861]. TOGETHER THREE WORKS.

ELEMENES de la GRAMMAIRE CHINOISE, ou principes generaux du Kou-Wen ou style antique, et du Kouan-Hoa, c'est-a-dire, de la langue commune generalement usitee dans l'empire chinois [together with] M.A. Bazin's GRAMMAIRE MANDARIN ou Principes generaux de la Langue Chinoise Parlee. [together with] Pliny Earle Chase's CHINESE & INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS AND ANALOGUES, First Number [1861]. TOGETHER THREE WORKS.

By: Kou-Wen, Kouan-Hoa, Abel-Remusat, L. Leon de Rosny, M. A. Bazin & Pliny Earle Chase

Price: $4,430.00

Publisher: Paris & London, Maisonneuve et Cie; L'Imprimerie Imperiale;Sampson & Low: 1857,1856,1861

Seller ID: 1516

Condition: Very Good


Half morocco. A beautiful copy of three important works in half red morocco & silk covered boards; top edge gilt. Moisture mark to bottom of Grammaire Mandarin. ; 8vo ; xxxii,240; xxx,122;48,16,2 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Lhasa and its Mysteries. With a record of the expedition of 1903-1904.  With 200 illustrations and maps.

Lhasa and its Mysteries. With a record of the expedition of 1903-1904. With 200 illustrations and maps.

By: L. Austine Waddell

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company: 1905

Seller ID: 3663

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with title and gilt embellished decorations printed in red to front cover. "Lahssa" stamp to front cover affecting gilt lettering. Red label with gilt title and author to spine which is sunned; decorations to spine. Yellow endpapers. Previous owner's name inked to blank front fly. Folding map of "Route to Lhasa" towards rear of book. Some gatherings towards rear of book cracked. Nevertheless, a nice and serviceable copy. ; 8vo; xxii, 530 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Lao Tseu Tao Te King. Le Livre de la Voie et de la Vertu Compose dans Le  VIe Siecle avant l' Ere Chretienne par Le Philosophe Lao - Tseu   traduit  en Francaise et publie avec le texte Chinois et un comentaire perpetual.

Lao Tseu Tao Te King. Le Livre de la Voie et de la Vertu Compose dans Le VIe Siecle avant l' Ere Chretienne par Le Philosophe Lao - Tseu traduit en Francaise et publie avec le texte Chinois et un comentaire perpetual.

By: Lao Tseu & Stanislas Julien.

Price: $3,833.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Imprimerie Royale: 1842

Seller ID: 1514

Condition: Very Good


Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale. Very Good. 1842. Half mor. First western rendition of the complete Tao Te Ching nicely bound in brown half morocco, raised bands, ruled compartments; marbled boards & end papers.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xlv, 294, i pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Qing Porcelain from the palace museum collection

By: Li Yi-Hua

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Forbidden City Publishing House: 1989

Seller ID: 4186

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cover, with gilt title to cover; gilt particulars to spine. Some wear to dust jacket, see image. Richly, illustrated with full-color plates. A bright, clean copy in fine publisher's slipcase. Folio 13" - 23" tall; 467 pages. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for A Survey of Chinese Ceramics Early Wares: prehistoric to tenth century

A Survey of Chinese Ceramics Early Wares: prehistoric to tenth century

By: Liu Liang-yu

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Aries Gemini Publishing Ltd.: 1991

Seller ID: 4184

Condition: Very Good


Bronze cloth with gilt title to cover. Gilt particulars. Richly, illustrated with drawings and full-color plates. Folio 13" - 23" tall; 288 pages. View more info

Image for Ch'ing Official and Popular Wares

Ch'ing Official and Popular Wares

By: Liu Liang-yu

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Aries Gemini Publishing Ltd.: 1991

Seller ID: 4185

Condition: Very Good


Bronze cloth with gilt title to cover. Gilt particulars. Moisture mark to lower rear board. Richly, illustrated with drawings and full-color plates. Folio 13" - 23" tall; 319 pages. View more info

Image for The Amarakosa [Amarakosha] in Tibet, being a new Tibetan version by the  great grammarian Si-tu, Sata-Pitaka series, Indo-Asian Literatures (vol.  38 A of the Sata-Pitaka series)

The Amarakosa [Amarakosha] in Tibet, being a new Tibetan version by the great grammarian Si-tu, Sata-Pitaka series, Indo-Asian Literatures (vol. 38 A of the Sata-Pitaka series)

By: Lokesh Chandra (ed.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Delhi, International Academy of Indian Culture: 1965

Seller ID: 3249

Condition: Very Good


New Delhi: International Academy of Indian Culture. Very Good. 1965. Green cloth with gilt particulars to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine; bump to heel of spine. Decorative endpapers. Grey ribbon page marker. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Sata-Pitaka Series; Vol. 38A; 55 pages; Please note this set will require additional postage.; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

The Amarakosa in Tibet: being a new Tibetan version by the great grammarian Si-tu.

By: Lokesh Chandra, editor.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Delhi, International Academy of Indian Culture: 1965

Seller ID: 3691

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth with gilt particulars to front cover and spine. Foot of spine bumped. Decorative endpapers. Text block in Tibetan script. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. 11.2 x 17.75 inches. 152 pages. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. Please note this set will require additional postage. View more info

Image for Travels in Indo-China and the Chinese Empire. With a Notice of the Author  by the Count de Carne. Translated from the French

Travels in Indo-China and the Chinese Empire. With a Notice of the Author by the Count de Carne. Translated from the French

By: Louis de Carne

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1872

Seller ID: 2956

Condition: Very Good


London: Chapman & Hall. Very Good. 1872. Hardcover. Red cloth boards with black decoration to covers and particulars in gilt to spine. Losses to front and rear gutters. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Foldout map of "Itinerary Sketch of the Exploration of Indo-China between Saigon and Sou-Tcheou-Foo by the French Commission in 1866-1868" Cordier 332. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxi,365 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for China in Sign and Symbol. With Decorations by Kent Crane. First edition in  Jacket, chemise and slipcase

China in Sign and Symbol. With Decorations by Kent Crane. First edition in Jacket, chemise and slipcase

By: Louise Crane & Kent Crane

Price: $2,010.00

Publisher: Shanghai, Kelly & Walsh: 1926

Edition: First; First

Seller ID: 1567

Condition: Very Good


Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh. Very Good. 1926. First; First. A beautiful copy preserved in the more desirable art deco jacket. Housed in custom chemise and green quarter morocco slipcase. Photographs of Peking storefronts by J.D. Zumbrun; color lithographs of shop signs by Kent Crane. Deckled edges.; 4to; xx, 227 pages . First Edition. View more info

Image for Ethnographie des Peuples Etrangers a la Chine Ouvrage Compose au XIII  Siecle Notre Ere par Ma-Touan-Lin. Orientaux.

Ethnographie des Peuples Etrangers a la Chine Ouvrage Compose au XIII Siecle Notre Ere par Ma-Touan-Lin. Orientaux.

By: Ma-Touan-Lin (Translated by Le Marquis d'Hervey de Saint-Denys)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris & London, Ernest Leroux & Trubner & Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 2950

Condition: Very Good


Deals with the eastern part of the Chinese Empire. Original printed wraps bound in quarter green cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title to spine. Rubbing to spine; fore edges worn. Notes to front pastedown. Small figural stamp to top left corner of front pastedown. Light foxing throughout. Occasional inked marginalia throughout. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; x,[522] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Image for Ethnographie des peuples étrangers à la Chine : ouvrage composé au XIIIe siècle de notre ère / Méridionaux. Deuxieme partie.  Pays situes au midi de l'empire Chinois.

Ethnographie des peuples étrangers à la Chine : ouvrage composé au XIIIe siècle de notre ère / Méridionaux. Deuxieme partie. Pays situes au midi de l'empire Chinois.

By: Ma-Touan-Lin. Translated by d'Hervey de Saint-Denys.

Price: $352.00

Publisher: Geneva, H. Georg Th.Mueller: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4709


Recently bound full calf. Original wraps bound in at paste downs. 8.5 x 9.5 . iv, 627pp First Edition. View more info

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

By: Max Perleberg

Price: $260.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Ye Olde Printerie: 1954

Edition: First

Seller ID: 4243

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, 428 [1] pages. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Cloth. Large fold-out chart of "The Central People's Government." All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Convention & Treaty of Peace between Great Britain & China, with Tariff &  Rules

Convention & Treaty of Peace between Great Britain & China, with Tariff & Rules

By: North-China Herald Extraordinary and James Bruce Lord of Elgin and Kincardine

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: Shanghai, 1860

Seller ID: 3271

Condition: Very Good


Shanghai. Very Good. 1860. Newspaper clipping suffering some foxing and stain to bottom of leaf. Includes proclamation dated 11/20/1860 regarding the "re-establishment of peace" between the British and Chinese empires, and introducing the publication, for general information, of the "Convention of Peace between Her Majesty and the Emperor of China" dated 10/24/1860 which modifies parts of the 1858 Treaty of Tientsin/Tienjin; and the (truncated) "Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Commerce and Navigation, between Her Majesty and the Emperor of China" originally dated 6/... View more info

Image for Les Meubles de la Chine - Cinquante-Quatre Planches accompagnées d'une  Préface et d'une Table descriptive

Les Meubles de la Chine - Cinquante-Quatre Planches accompagnées d'une Préface et d'une Table descriptive

By: Odilon Roche

Price: $1,780.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie des Arts decoratifs: c. 1921

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1525

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Librarie des Arts decoratifs. Very Good. c. 1921. First. Folio. Fifty-four folio sur blanc callotype plates of Chinese furniture from the 15th to the 17th century (Ming & Qing Dynasties). This copy nicely inscribed 17 June 1927 (see image). This, the first edition, was later translated into German & English. A nice, clean copy.; Folio; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Gardens of China

By: Osvald Siren

Price: $255.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1949

Seller ID: 4052

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gilt particulars to front cover and spine. Housed in matching green cardboard slipcase with particulars printed to paper label to spine; some edgewear to slipcase. A very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to ; xiv, 141, [208] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Le Canon Bouddhique en Chine. Les Traducteurs et les Traductions. (2 vol.  set)

Le Canon Bouddhique en Chine. Les Traducteurs et les Traductions. (2 vol. set)

By: Prabodh Chandra Bagchi

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner: 1927 & 1938

Seller ID: 2943

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner. Very Good. 1927 & 1938. Printed wraps with particulars to front cover and spine. Tanning to spines and foxing to covers near spines and fore edges. Deckle edges to vol. 1. The copy of Columbia & University of Pennsylvania Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose name is neatly penned to the front free fly of both volumes. A nice, clean set. ; Publications de l'Universite de Calcutta; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; lii, 436; [i], 437-743 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for International Exhibition of Chinese Art 1935-6 with Illustrated Supplement to the Catalogue

International Exhibition of Chinese Art 1935-6 with Illustrated Supplement to the Catalogue

By: Preface Lytton William Llewellyn, Introduction Laurence Binyon

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts: 1935

Edition: Third

Seller ID: 4393

Condition: Very Good


Full red cloth. Catalogue and illustrated supplement in one. Folding map preceding the illustrated supplement. Nice copy without previous owner's markings. View more info