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Image for 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

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

By: St. Maurice de Saint Leu & Jacques Francois Maxime Chastanet-Puysegur

Price: $1,420.00

Publisher: London & Paris, Didot: 1773

Seller ID: 1494

Condition: Very Good


London & Paris: Didot. Very Good. 1773. Nine engraved plates on seven heavy-stock folding sheets. Front fly reattached. Cordier 1555. Bound in nineteenth century mulberry cloth.; Octodecimo (4 x 6.5 inches); 288 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Western Origin of the Early Chinese Civilisation from 2,300 B.C. to 200 A.D. or, chapters on the elements derived from the old civilisations of west Asia in the formation of the ancient Chinese culture.

By: Terrien de Lacouperie

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Asher & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 3102

Condition: Good


London: Asher & Co.. Good. 1894. Red cloth. Moisture marks to front cover. Particulars in gilt to spine, which is severely lacking the fabric. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Odd pagination with corrections in pen to pages 161-163. Text block separated at page 258/259. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xiii, 418 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The Hsin Ching Lu Book of Experiments; being the first of a series of Contributions to the Study of Chinese

By: Thomas Francis Wade

Price: $2,400.00

Publisher: Hong Kong Government Publications: 1859

Seller ID: 3429

Condition: Very Good


Hong Kong Government Publications. Very Good. 1859. Includes The Hsin Ching Lu, parts I (The Category of T'ien, Heaven, the Heavens, &c.), II (Amplifications of the Sacred Edict of K'ang Hsi), and III (Exercises in the Tones and Pronunciation of the Peking Dialect), written in both English and Chinese text, and The Peking Syllabary, all bound together. Top edge gilt. Half calf on marbled boards. Gilt particulars to spine, five raised bands. Marbled endpapers.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian  Acquisitions on the confines of India and China. With adventures among the  mountain Kirghis; and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi,  and Gelyaks:  the hunting and pastoral tribes

Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the confines of India and China. With adventures among the mountain Kirghis; and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi, and Gelyaks: the hunting and pastoral tribes

By: Thomas William Atkinson

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1860

Seller ID: 3281

Condition: Very Good


London: Hurst and Blackett. Very Good. 1860. Publisher's mauve cloth with gilt title and pictorial to front cover. Gilt particulars and decoration to faded spine. Light wear to head and tail of spine. Corners bumped. Gutters cracked. Deckled edges. Foxing throughout, particularly to first and last pages. Bookplate of Sir William Thomas Lewis Bart K.B. to front pastedown. Two small holes to front fly. Blind stamp of M. W. White, stationer, to top right corner of front fly. Foldout map of "Central Asia, from the Caspian Sea to the Pacific Ocean, including the regions between Cashmere ... View more info

Image for Saddharmapundarika-sutram [Saddharma Pundarika Sutra]. Romanized and  revised text of the Bibliotheca Buddhica publication by consulting a Skt.  MS. [Sanskrit manuscript] & Tibetan and Chinese translations. Volume 1

Saddharmapundarika-sutram [Saddharma Pundarika Sutra]. Romanized and revised text of the Bibliotheca Buddhica publication by consulting a Skt. MS. [Sanskrit manuscript] & Tibetan and Chinese translations. Volume 1

By: U. Wogihara [Ogihara] & C. Tsuchida

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Seigo-Kenkyukai: 1934

Seller ID: 4362

Condition: Very Good


Half brown gilt-ruled morocco over marbled boards; marbled endpapers. Gilt particulars to spine with previous owner's name in gilt to foot. Infrequent foxing, mostly to first few pages. Original wraps bound in rear with remnants of seller's stamp, cataloguing card & imprinted Japanese text. A very nice clean copy without further markings. Scarce. Cf. [Sotheby] Parke-Burnet Galleries, 1956.; 150 pages. OCLC: 931526926 View more info

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When the West Came to the East A lecture delivered at the College of Chinese Studies

By: W. Sheldon Ridge

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Peking, China, California College in China: 1935

Seller ID: 2820

Condition: Good


Red wraps with chipping to fore edge. Bookplate to verso of front cover and corresponding shadow to recto of title page. Otherwise, a nice, clean copy.; 8vo ; 32 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

On Chinese Currency. Coin and Paper Money.

By: W. Vissering

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill: 1877

Seller ID: 2955

Condition: Very Good


Leiden: E.J. Brill. Very Good. 1877. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt particulars to spine. Wear to hinges. Loss to head of spine. Bumps to fore edge corners. Bookplate has been removed from front pastedown. With facsimile of Chinese currency in pocket to rear of book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xv,219,[3] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Thirty Famous Chinese Stories

By: Wang I-Ting

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Shanghai, The Commercial Press, Limited: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2819

Condition: Very Good


Shanghai: The Commercial Press, Limited. Very Good. 1933. First Edition. Wraps. Bookplate to verso of front cover. "R.S" inked in black to the top left corner of last page with transfer to recto of interior of back cover. Otherwise, a nice clean copy. ; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; vi; 150 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Some Problems of a National System of Education in China; A study in the  light of comparative education Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the  Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of  Philosophy, Columbia University

Some Problems of a National System of Education in China; A study in the light of comparative education Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy, Columbia University

By: You Kuang Chu AKA Yu-Kuang Chu

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Shanghai, The Commercial Press, Limited: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2840

Condition: Very Good


Shanghai: The Commercial Press, Limited. Very Good. 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth with gilt title to front cover and gilt particulars to spine. Publisher's logo blind stamped to rear cover. Tasteful bookplate of previous owner to front fly. Otherwise a nice, clean copy without other markings.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 395 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Chinese Art: Jades, Ceramics, Bronzes... from the Estate of Mrs.Fritz  Kreisler and from other sources including Siegfried Hearst.

Chinese Art: Jades, Ceramics, Bronzes... from the Estate of Mrs.Fritz Kreisler and from other sources including Siegfried Hearst.

By: [Fritz Kreisler] Parke-Bernet

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1584

Condition: Very Good


New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.. Very Good. 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Wraps. 236 pieces, many (c. 75) with photographs testifying to the good taste of their owner. ; 8vo; 51 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request.; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info