Stanford’s map of the empires of China and Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma &c.
London : Edward Stanford, 30th July, 1903. Folding colour map, 675 x 1025 mm, dissected into panels and linen-backed, splits along a couple of the folds, marbled cards, a good copy.
Paris : A. Taride, 1900. Folding map, printed in colour, on paper (a little loss along a couple of the folds), 510 x 600 mm, in original paper folder (waterstained, inscription), overall a good copy. A surprisingly rare map of China at the turn of the twentieth century. We can only locate two examples (BnF; Österreichische …
Christchurch : Whitcombe & Tombs, circa 1930. Sixth edition. Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. 48.
Shanghai : Presbyterian Mission Press, 1903. Octavo, half-roan over silk (spine defective), pp. iii; [i]; ii; 240; iv; [i – price list of other works by the author], very good. Detailed account of the substantial accounts of the Chinese empire.
THOMAS F. LOGAN, INC.; SUGIHARA, S.
New York : South Manchuria Railway Co., 1922. First edition. Octavo, original buckram-backed papered boards (lightly marked), spine with printed paper title label (sunned), pp. 113, illustrated with numerous black and white photographic plates, diagrams, folding colour map at rear; some pale foxing to preliminaries, otherwise internally clean, a very good copy; loosely enclosed is a …
[JAMAR, Jacques]; [COMET, Rita]
Photograph album containing portraits of a Belgian Lazarist missionary to China, and including a group of late Qing traditional paper and silk Chinese dolls. Circa 1903-1964
Photograph album, circa 1900. Small oblong quarto (165 x 235 mm), half morocco with ornamental gilt rule over faux crocodile papered boards, original floral-patterned lining papers, front pastedown with binder’s ticket of bookseller and stationer Gilon, Verviers (Belgium);  leaves of thick card, containing 4 cabinet card format portrait photographs of Lazarist missionary Father Jacques …
Silver albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 182 x 130 mm (mount), recto with silver lettered imprint of ‘M. Mumeya, No. 8a Queen’s Road Central, Hongkong’; verso blank; the albumen print and mount are in very good condition; accompanied by the original paper wallet with arched window, issued by the studio (tears and light foxing). …
With historical and descriptive letterpress. London : Thornton Butterworth, 1924. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth, top edge gilt, pp. 528, numerous colour and black and white plates, tissue guards; a fine copy. Limited to 750 numbered copies. “The book was compiled by James Orange in 1924 and is one of the most significant historical sources for China, …
(being a bibliography for the student) and a synopsis of Chinese history. Shanghai : Commercial Press, 1921. Octavo, printed wrappers (soiled), pp. pp. [iv]; 58. Scarce Shanghai imprint.
Hanoi-Haiphong : Imp. d’Extrême-Orient, 1921. Octavo, original printed yellow wrappers, pp 9, illustrated with 1 b/w photographic plate; text in French; a fine copy. A study of the Asiatic tapir.
Peking : Typographie du Petang, 1895. Octavo, original printed wrappers (detached), pp 29; text in French and Korean; scattered foxing, else internally clean. A French translation of an extract from the fifteenth century Korean chronicle, Dongguo tongjian, on the origins of Korea.
Hanoi-Haiphong : Imp. d’Extrême-Orient, 1922. Octavo, original printed grey wrappers, pp 9, illustrated with 1 b/w photographic plate; text in French; a fine copy. A study of two insectivorous plants native to China.
SOOTHILL, W. E.
Shanghai : Presbyterian Mission Press, 1928. Fourteenth edition. Square octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, pp. xxxv; 428, text in English and Chinese. The character 字 (zi) translates as character. Dictionary and phrase book.
PARKER, Geo. S.
Jamesville, Wisconsin : privately printed, 1937. Octavo, letered cloth, pp. [xii]; 94; photographic plates. Presentation inscription from the author to the front free endpaper.
WOO, Z. T. and T. M.
Shanghai : Commercial Press, 1908. Duodecimo, gilt-lettered cloth (worn), pp. [viii]; 936, text in English and Chinese, small illustrations. Scarce Shanghai imprint.
TJIANG, Lim Yauw
Shanghai : Commercial Press, 1922. Octavo, papered boards with cloth label (worn), pp. v; iv; 370, 56, a few stains, one leaf with tape repair, generally worn. Text in English, Malay and Chinese. Rare, we can only locate two copies (National Library of Singapore; Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden)