Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Korea
found: 3 books

 
CARLES, WILLIAM RICHARD:
Life in Corea. London, MacMillan and Co., 1888.
Pp. xiv, 317, adv. (2). With one folding map, two full page engraved plates and many textual illustrations. Publisher's red cloth, spine faded, corners lightly rubbed. Bookplate to front paste down. Occasionally a few small stains. First edition. The author served as the British vice-consul in Korea for 18 months. This is a personal account of the country and people of Korea. Includes information about the Japanese treaty, the relationship with China, silk production, Korean pottery, tea, gingseng, exports, etc. Cordier BS 2960. Pak, Western Books on Korea, nr. 22.
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Book number: 99481
€  1000.00 [Appr.: US$ 1174 | £UK 912.75 | JP¥ 129871]
Catalogue: Korea
Keywords: Korea, korea, corea, corean, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration,

 
KEMP, EMILY GEORGINA:
The Face of Manchuria, Korea & Russian Turkestan. London, Chatto & Windus, 1910.
Large 8vo. Pp. xvi, 248. With one folding coloured map and 24 coloured plates after illustrations by the author. Publisher's green cloth, gilt, extremities lightly rubbed. A beautifully illustrated work. This journey by the Trans-Siberian Railway went to Manchuria, Korea and through Siberia into Turkestan. Kemp wanted to investigate the state of these countries after the Russo-Japanese war. She also visited Tashkent, Samarkand and Bokhara. Cordier BS 4279. Pak, Western Books on Korea ii, no.22.
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Book number: 99156
€  320.00 [Appr.: US$ 375.68 | £UK 292.25 | JP¥ 41559]
Catalogue: Korea
Keywords: Korea, manchuria, korea, china, chine, corea, siberia, russia, travel, travels, voyage, exploration

 SAVAGE LANDOR, ARNOLD HENRY:, Corea or Cho-Sen. The Land of Morning Calm. London, Wilhelm Heinemann, 1895.
SAVAGE LANDOR, ARNOLD HENRY:
Corea or Cho-Sen. The Land of Morning Calm. London, Wilhelm Heinemann, 1895.
Pp. xvi, 304, adv. 24. With frontispiece (portrait) and 6 full page plates. Many illustrations in the text. Publisher's green cloth printed in black and gilt, restored and recased. Stamps in blind. Preserved in a cloth slip case. First edition. Henry Savage Landor (1865-1924), Italian painter, born in Florence and educated in Paris travelled frequently to all parts of the world. In 1890 he went to Korea where he painted portraits of important people, i.e. of Prince Min-Young-Huan (head of the Korean army) and Min-Young-Chun (Prime Minister). This is a vivid and accurate account of Korea and its inhabitants. The illustrations are made after sketches by the author. Cordier BS 2971. Pak, Western Books on Korea: 1655-1949, nr. 47.
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Book number: 99395
€  900.00 [Appr.: US$ 1056.6 | £UK 821.5 | JP¥ 116884]
Catalogue: Korea
Keywords: Korea, corea, korea, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, far east, travel, voyage, exploration
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