[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)
Shanghai : Chung Hwa Book Co., Ltd., 1935. Octavo, lettered cloth, pp. xxx; 676, adverts., blind stamp of private collection to title page. A very good copy.
POTT, F. L. Hawks
Shanghai : Kelly and Walsh, 1923. Fourth edition, revised. Octavo, lettered cloth (spine a little sunned), front endpapers ruled in a grid with notes in Chinese, pp. [viii]; 227; index; five folding maps with amateur hand colouring.
Preparatory Committee for the Ninghsia Hui Autonomous Region.
[Peking] : Nationalities Publishing House, circa 1958. Quarto, red cloth, remnants of paper dustjacket, decorated endpapers, pp. 144, numerous illustrations, internally fine Text in English, Chinese and Arabic. Ningxia is an autonomous region in north-west China populated by the the Hui people. Scarce
POTT, Rev. F. L. Hawks
Shanghai : Kelly & Walsh,m 1903. Octavo, lettered cloth (a little marked), patterned endpapers, pp. xii; 206; xix, 5 folding maps (some printed in colour). First edition.
The four books. Confucian analects, the great learning, the doctrine of the mean, and the works of Mencius.
[Shanghai] : The Commercial Press, s. n. [c. 1930]. Octavo, printed paperd boards (stained), cloth spine, pp. 1014, text in English and Chinese. Considered to be one of the great linguists of his time, Legge would become the first Chair of Chinese Language at Oxford University.