London: William Henemann, 1921. Inscribed to Roy Chapman Andrews. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication... Read More about Dogs of China & Japan. In Nature and Art
New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1932. First edition. As New. Sharp copy of a lavishly produced volume which stands as one of the landmarks of twentieth-century exploration. Andrews (1884-1960) was a figure larger than life who served as the model for Indiana Jones.The standard biography is by..... Read More about The New Conquest of Central Asia. A Narrative of the Explorations of the Central Asiatic...
c.1908. RARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF NORTH CHINA. An excellent group of images documenting a tour though the little known, and rarely photographed, mining districts of northern China. The photographer was likely attached to the Anglo-French Quicksilver and Mining Concession which had claims in the Guizhou province. Among the photographs is an..... Read More about Bound volume containing 48 original photographs of mining activities in northern China, and...
New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1912. First edition. Read More about The Chinese at Home or The Man of Tong and His Land
London & New York: Harpers, 1899. Admiral Beresford (1846-1919) devotes a chapter XXVIII to his visit to the Japanese boatyards, etc. Read More about The Break-up of China with an Account of its Present Commerce, Currency, Waterways, Armies,...
np: nd. RARE SIGNATURE OF PERRY'S PRECURSOR. Commodore James Biddle (1783-1848) made the first attempt to establish formal relations between the United States and Japan in 1846. Biddle, a distinguished naval officer from Philadelphia, and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, set out from New York with two warships, the..... Read More about Signature clipped from a document [with] an engraving of Biddle
London: William Heinemann, . "New and Revised Cheaper edition" (first published 1911). Arthur Hays Sulzberger's Copy. Read More about China under the Empress Dowager Being the History of the Life and Times of Tzu Hsi
London: William Heinemann, 1921. First Edition. Read More about China Japan and Korea
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1908. Later edition. Original published March, 1907. An account of the siege of Peking by Bertram Lenox Simpson (1877-1930), under the pen name B.L. Putnam Weale. Simpson was born in China, later worked at the Imperial Maritime Customs, from which he was sacked in 1901. Robert..... Read More about Indiscreet Letters from Peking Being the Notes of an Eye-witness, which Set Forth in Some Detail,...
Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, Ltd, 1922. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Read More about Peking: A Historical and Intimate Description of its Chief Places of Interest
New York: John Day, . First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to her secretary’s daughter, Jackie Shaddlinger, "For Jackie [Shaddlinger] Pearl S. Buck." Read More about Yu Lan: Flying Boy of China
New York: The Press of the Woolly Whale, 1935. No. 93 of 250 copies. Read More about The Estivation of Two Mao Tzu. Being an informal and occasionally frivolous account of our...
Brookline: High St, Sat. Nov. 10, 1877. Channing was a transcendendalist, social reformer, etc. Son of William Ellery Channing. Read More about ALS. To Mrs. Sargent. Wishing to visit in order to examine a book of records of her honored husband
Boston: April 20, 1870. Channing quoting Lao-Tse. With on a seperate sheet "some sayings from a ---old patriot, which may open to you the way of faithful service..." The Chinese Sage/ Lau-Tse/ in the Tau Teh Ching says This..."Channing was a transcendendalist, social reformer, etc. Son of William Ellery Channing..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed. Responding for a request for an autograph
New York: Friendship Press, 1938. First edition. Read More about "Heaven Knows"
Shanghai: Printed at The "North China Herald" Office, 1873. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed from the author to Douglas Jones on first blank. “The immense tracts of country available for purposes of sport and well stocked with game, the entire absence of game laws, and the friendly disposition of the..... Read More about The Sportsman's Diary for Shooting Trips in Northern China
[Milano]: Franco Maria Ricci, . First edition, # 523 of 3000 copies, signed by the Publisher. Read More about La Cina. Le arti e la vita quotidiana viste da Padre Matteo Ricci e altri missionari gesuiti....
London: Morgan & Scott, 1901. Eighteenth Thousand. Third edition Re-cast and freshly Illustrated. Read More about In the Far East. Letters from Geraldine Guinness in China (now Mrs Howard Taylor
Paris: chez l'auteur ... et chez Ponce, 1788. First editions. First editions, beautifully and fully engraved. The first volume is on the life of Confucius, the second details notable events in the reigns of various Chinese emperors. The plates were made after a series of drawings by the Jesuit missionary..... Read More about Abrégé Historique des Principaux Traits de la Vie de Confucius, Célèbre Philosophe Chinois....
London: Fisher Unwin, 1908. Second Edition. The authoress tries to outline the conditions in China before the Boxer Rebellion esp. in relation to foreigners. Read More about In The Land of The Blue Gown
Paris: Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Librair, rue Hautefeuille, no. 20, An 7 (1799). Seconde édition, augmentée d'un Précis de l'Histoire de la Chine, par le traducteur, et du Voyage en Chine et en tartare de J. C. Huttner, traduit de l'allemand par le même Traducteur. Read More about Voyage dans l'intérieur de la Chine et en Tartarie, fait dans les années 1792, 1793 et 1794 par...
London: London Missionary Society, 1914. First Edition. pp. 30-69 on Amoy. Read More about Beside the Bamboo
London: John Murray, 1833. First edition. FROM THE CANTON READING ROOMS. A copy from the Canton Reading Rooms, the library of the 13 factories at Canton, China which existed until the factories were destroyed during the Second Opium War. With bookplate of the Newburyport Public Library stating that the book..... Read More about The Government of India
London: John Murray, 1844. First edition. Read More about Memoirs Of Father Ripa During Thirteen Years' Residence At The Court Of Peking In The Service Of...
Tientsin: The Tientsin Press, 1917. First edition. Collection of well written hunting and natural history articles by the widely travelled Sowerby, who hunted goral in the Manchu Imperial hunting grounds, bear in Manchuria, wild sheep, takin, river deer, leopard, and other game. Read More about A Sportsman’s Miscellany
London: The Religous Tract Society, 1906. First edition. Read More about Griffith John. The Story of Fifty Years in China