Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Asia general
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FREDERICKSON, A.D.:
Ad Orientem. London, W.H. Allen & Co., 1889.
. Pp. xii, 388. With 26 tinted lithographed plates, several finished in colour by hand, 2 maps (of which one folding) and one facsimile receipt in Japanese tipped in. Original crimmon cloth, gilt, with some fading and marks. Internally crisp and clean. First edition. A narrative based on two voyages in the 1870's visiting India, Ceylon, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Japan and North America by an amateur botanist. The plates are made after the author's drawings and depict plants, fruits, views and natives along the route. This work contains several references to coffee cultivation. See Hünersdorff, Coffee Bibliography, p. 539.
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Book number: 44004
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Catalogue: Asia general
Keywords: Asia general, middle east, asia, asian, asie, asiatic, travel, exploration, explore, voyage, india, indian, bangalore, ceylon, singhalese, batavia, indonesia, java, china, kina, chinese, singapore, hong kong, canton, japan, pacific, america, north america

 
HOLBERG, LUDVIG:
Adskillige store heltes og berömmelige maends, saer orientaliske og indianske sammenlignede historier of bedrifter efter Plutarchi madde. 2 volumes. Kiöbenhavn 1742.
. Pp. (viii), 568; (ii), 574. Contemporary half calf, spine with four raised bands and title-labels. No endpapers. Bookplate. Second, revised edition (first 1753). Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754), Norwegian - Danish author has been called the father of modern Danish literature. Ehrencron-Müller i, 283. Bibl. Danica ii, 465-66.
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Book number: 26066
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Keywords: Asia general, orient, oriental, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, literature

 
OWEN, JOHN:
The History of the Origin and First Ten Years of the British and Foreign Bible Society. Two volumes. London, Tilling and Hughes, 1816.
. Large 8vo. Pp. xx, 527; (ii), 638. With staining throughout. Uncut copy in contemporary boards, volume two rebacked. Old ownership signature on titles. First edition. Devoted to the Society's work around the world, translations of the scriptures, etc. See Löwendahl Supplement 1699 (reg. Society's work in China).
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Book number: 120960
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PALMBLAD, VILHELM FREDRIK:
De Buddha et Wodan dissertatio. Parts i-iv. Upsala 1822.
. 4to. Pp. (ii), 10; (iv), 11-20; (iv), 21-30; (iv), 31-28. 38. Uncut copy, sewn as issued. Unbound. Early Swedish study on comparative religion. The author argues against von Schlegel's point of view. Marklin p. 96.
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Book number: 99335
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Keywords: Asia general, religion, religions, asia, asie, asiatic, asien, buddha, buddhism

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