LOVECHILD, Mrs. (attributed)
Merrill’s Pictorial Gallery. Part III. Concord, N.H. : Rufus Merrill, . Royal octavo, pictorial yellow wrappers (front lightly marked), stitched, title page with original owner’s presentation inscription, 24 pp, illustrated, internally clean and sound, a very good copy. Although predominantly an introduction for young readers to Chinese culture, this scarce pamphlet also includes text about Maori …
Sydney : Dominion Art Galleries, . Folding card, exhibition catalogue, list of 35 works, prices in guineas. The exhibiting artists are Hu Chi-Chung, Ku Fu-Sheng, Shiy De-Jinn, Fong Chung-Ray, Liu Kuo-Sung, Han Hsiung-Ning and Peng Wan-Ts. A rare original catalogue from the first exhibition in Australia of the Fifth Moon Group of Taiwan ( 五月画会), a …
Xavier, Francisco de (1506-1552), et al.
dalli Reuerendi padri della Compagnia di Giesv; Dove S’Intende Delli Paesi, delle genti, & costumi loro, & la grande conuersione di molti popoli, che hanno riceuuto il lume della santa sede, & religione Christiana; Tradotti nuouamente dalla lingua Spagnuola nella Italiana. (Parts 2-5 titled: Nuovi Avisi delle Indie [or dell’Indie] di Portogallo … … ). In Venetia …
Anghiera, Pietro Martire d’, 1457-1526; Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo Fernández de, 1478-1557; Eden, Richard; Willes, Richard
The history of trauayle in the West and East Indies and other countreys lying eyther way towardes the fruitfull and ryche Moluccaes : as Moscouia, Persia, Arabia, Syria, Aegypte, Ethiopia, Guinea, China in Cathayo, and Giapan : with a discourse of the Northwest passage.
Imprinted at London : By Richarde Iugge, 1577. Small quarto, later crushed red morocco, panels ruled in gilt with ornaments; spine in compartments ruled and lettered in gilt; edges with pale marbling; title page; ff [x], 466, , some misnumbering; two armorial bookplates to front pastedown, including that of art historian and politician Horatio (Horace) Walpole; …
Gonzalez de Mendoza, Juan, 1545-1618; Loyola, Martin Ignacio de, d. 1606; Parke, Robert
The historie of the great and mightie kingdome of China, and the situation thereof : togither with the great riches, huge citties, politike gouernement, and rare inuentions in the same. Translated out of Spanish by R. Parke.
London : Printed by I. Wolfe for Edward White, 1588. First English edition. Quarto, nineteenth century vellum over boards ruled in gilt (small stain to lower board), yapp edges; contrasting morocco title label with gilt lettering to spine; edges stained red; marbled endpapers with the bookplate of Arthur Dalrymple; pp [viii], 410; title page with early …
Veer, Gerrit de (fl. c. 1570-1598)
Vraye description de trois voyages de mer tres admirables, faits en trois ans, a chacun an un, par les navires d’Hollande et Zelande au Nord par derriere Norwege, Moscovie et Tartarie, vers les royaumes de China et Catay.
: ensemble les decouvremens du VVaygat, Nova Sembla, & du pays situé sous la hauteur de 80 degrez : lequel on presume estre Groenlande, où oncques personne n’a esté : plus des ours cruels & ravissans, & autres monstres marins : & la froidure insupportable, d’avantage comment a la dernier fois la navire fut arrestee …
Mendes Pinto, Fernão (d. 1583); Cogan, Henry (translator)
The voyages and adventures of Ferdinand Mendez Pinto, a Portugal, during his travels for the space of one and twenty years in the Kingdoms of Ethiopia, China, Tartaria, Cauchinchina, Calaminham, Siam, Pegu, Japan, and a great part of the East-Indies.
With a relation and description of most of the places thereof ; their religion, laws, riches, customs, and government in time of peace and war : where he five times suffered shipwrack, was sixteen times sold, and thirteen times made a slave : written originally by himself in the Portugal tongue and dedicated to the …
Huddart, Joseph (1741-1816) (attrib.)
Also for the use of the country ships, trading in the Indian and China seas, to New Holland, &c. &c. Collected from the manuscripts, journals, memoirs, and observations, of the most experienced officers in the Hon. East India Company’s Service; and from the last edition of the French Neptune Oriental, by Mons. D’Après de Mannevillette. Being …
Tassin, Jean-Baptiste (1800-1868)
Drawn from Horsburgh’s Chart of the Canton River combined with Lieut. Daniel Ross & Philip Maughan’s Chart of the different passages leading to Macao Roads. J. B. Tassin. Lithographed & published at the Oriental Lithc. Press. Calcutta, 1840. Lithographed map with original hand colour, dissected and laid on linen, yellow silk edges, overall size 1040 …
AMERICAN PRESBYTERIAN MISSION PRESS
Shanghai : American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1894. Imperial edition of the Delegates’ Version, limited to 250 copies. Quarto (310 x 225 mm), original black morocco over bevelled boards blind stamped with a bamboo pattern, upper board lettered in gilt; all edges gilt; title printed in black and red, with statement ‘Imperial edition. Printed from the …
Diaz, Domingo [Sacred Congregation of the Propaganda Fide]
Die 23 Novembris 1688 fuit Congregatio particularis super rebus Sinnarum, in qua interfuerunt Eminentissimi ac Reverendissimi D. D. Cardinales Otthobonus, Azzolinus, de Alteriis, Columna, Casanate, et de Nortfolch, et propositis, ac examinatis motivis deductis per P. Albarum de Venavente … …
Manila : August 25, 1690. Single folio leaf, 312 x 215 mm, printed recto and verso, on rice paper; cross at head of text; short tear at bottom margin, a couple of small repairs, else fine. An apparently unrecorded Manila imprint which officially announces and authenticates two decrees of the Propaganda Fide issued in response to …
Compendio historial de las excelencias de el Sanctissimo Rosario, y su Archicofradia, devoción, reço, gracias, privilegios, y indulgencias … …
Manila : Impresso en la Imprenta de Sancto Thomas … con las licencias necesarias, por Juan Correa, 1706. Small octavo, later tree calf, spine with morocco labels lettered in gilt, front pastedown with old bookseller label of Miñon, Madrid and old collection label, marbled endpapers (front endpaper taped at gutter), printed on rice paper, ff [x], 228, …
Paris : Chez Marcilly libraire, [c.1835]. Oblong duodecimo (112 x 132 mm), original printed papered boards, pp , viii, 136,  leaves of hand coloured engraved plates; occasional mild foxing, a very good copy. A beautifully illustrated work for children containing brief descriptions of various aspects of the history and culture of many places around the …
[WING FAT CHEUNG]
[Cover title]. Also titled: The directions for playing “Ma Jong”. [Hongkong : Wing Fat Cheung, c.1920]. Octavo (190 x 130 mm), pictorial wrappers (foxed and chipped at corners, upper wrapper with ink marks), original owner’s inscriptions to upper wrapper and first page ‘Chow Bar Kee, No. 22 Hankow Road, Kowloon’, string bound, 22 pp, line …
Graphite and wash on artist’s paper, 280 x 480 mm (sheet), folding to 280 x 240 mm, captioned at lower right ‘The SS Sobraon on the rocks, Tung Yung Id, [April] 1901’; unmounted; original central vertical fold, left and right edges roughened; removed from an album of sketches, watercolours and photographs compiled by S.P. Sabin, …
Anon. [for THE WORKING MEN'S EDUCATIONAL UNION]
[S.l. : s.n., circa 1925]. Map, printed in colour, 725 x 460 mm (image), showing the Eastern portion of China and Taiwan (Formosa) with major shipping lines from Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tientsin etc. Scale 1 : 3,600,000 Probably issued by Japanese Railways.