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CORDIER, HENRY:
Le Consulat de France a Canton au XVIIIe siècle. Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1908.
. Pp. 52. With 6 plates (depicting foreigners visiting China in the 18th century). Some staining. Original printed wrappers. Contains reports, treaties, letters, expenses etc. connected with the French consulate in Canton.
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 COUVREUR, SÉRAPHIN:,  Dictionnaire francais-chinois contenant les expressions les plus usitées de la langue mandarine. Ho Kien Fou, Imprimerie de la Mission Catholique, 1884.
COUVREUR, SÉRAPHIN:
Dictionnaire francais-chinois contenant les expressions les plus usitées de la langue mandarine. Ho Kien Fou, Imprimerie de la Mission Catholique, 1884.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. (iv), xx, 1007, (4). With text in two columns, including Chinese characters. Contemporary half calf, spine with four raised bands, richly gilt and title lettered in gilt, u.e.g., hinges cracking. First edition. Séraphin Couvreur (1835-1919), French sinologist and Jesuit, came to China in 1870. He spent the greater part of his life at the Jesuit residence at Sien-hsien where he was professor at the Seminary. He complied several Chinese dictionaries and translated many of the Chinese classical works. Couvreur was the creator of the EFEO Chinese transcription method which was used in most of the French speaking world to transliterate Chinese until the middle of 20th century when it was replaced by Hanyu Pinyin. Cordier BS 1617.
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Book number: 100166
€  1400.00 [Appr.: US$ 1698.41 | £UK 1239 | JP¥ 175615]
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 COUVREUR, LE P. SÉRAPHIN:, Langue mandarine. Guide de la conversation francais-anglais-chinois contenant un vocabulaire et des dialogues familiers / Mandarin language. Guide to Conversation in French, English and Chinese Containing a Vocabulary and Familiar Dialogues. Ho Kien Fou dans le Tcheu Li, Imprimerie de la Mission catholique, 1890.
COUVREUR, LE P. SÉRAPHIN:
Langue mandarine. Guide de la conversation francais-anglais-chinois contenant un vocabulaire et des dialogues familiers / Mandarin language. Guide to Conversation in French, English and Chinese Containing a Vocabulary and Familiar Dialogues. Ho Kien Fou dans le Tcheu Li, Imprimerie de la Mission catholique, 1890.
. Royal 8vo. Pp. (iv), x, 286, (1). With parallel text in French and English. Modern half calf, spine with five raised bands and lettered in gilt. Original printed wrappers bound with bound (front cover restored). Second enlarged edition (first 1886). Séraphin Couvreur (1835-1919), French sinologist and Jesuit, came to China in 1870. He spent the greater part of his life at the Jesuit residence at Sien-hsien, where he was professor at the Seminary. Couvreur was the creator of the EFEO Chinese transcription method which was used in most of the French speaking world to transliterate Chinese until the middle of 20th century when it was replaced by Hanyu Pinyin. Cordier 1648.
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 DABRY DE THIERSANT, CLAUDE-PHILIPERT:, La pisciculture et la pêche en Chine ... Représentant les principaux instruments de pisciculture et engins de pêche employés par les Chinois et quelques nouvelles espèces de poissons recueillies en Chine. Précédé d'une introduction sur la pisciculture par le Dr. J. L. Soubeiran. Paris, Librairie de G. Masson, 1872.
DABRY DE THIERSANT, CLAUDE-PHILIPERT:
La pisciculture et la pêche en Chine ... Représentant les principaux instruments de pisciculture et engins de pêche employés par les Chinois et quelques nouvelles espèces de poissons recueillies en Chine. Précédé d'une introduction sur la pisciculture par le Dr. J. L. Soubeiran. Paris, Librairie de G. Masson, 1872.
. Folio. Pp. (vi), x, 195, (1). With 51 lithographed plates (complete). Copy with wide margins. Contemporary brown morocco, ruled in gilt, spine richly gilt with five raised bands, marbled endpapers, corners worn. Provenance: Bibliotheca Tiliana with bookplate and small stamps at beginning and end. First edition of this magnificent work which is the first substantial work on the subject. Dabry de Thiersant was French consul in Shanghai and Canton in the 1860s and an active collector of zoological specimens during this time. His work treats the fishing culture in China including descriptions of fishing gear and different species of fish. Thirty-six of the plates depict numerous illustrations of fishing nets and other equipment, and the other plates illustrate a vast number of various types of fish accompanied with detailed descriptions. Dabry de Thiersant found 850 different species of fish in the Far East, of which many were unknown to European naturalists at the time. Some light staining to the plates but overall a wonderful copy of a scare title. Not in Löwendahl. Cordier BS 1537. Nissen ZB1, 1018.
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Book number: 120557
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DAWSON, MILES MENANDER:
The Ethics of Confucius. The Sayings of the Master and his Disciples upon the Conduct of "The Superior Man". Arranged according to the Plan of Confucius. With a Foreword by Wu Ting Fang. New York, The Knickerbocker Press, 1915.
. Pp. xxii, 323, adv. (4). Errata slip tipped in. With one front portrait. Publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. First edition. Miles Menander Dawson (1863-1942) was an American author of poetry and philosophy.
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Book number: 100568
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DÜBEN, GUSTAF VILHELM JOHAN VON:
Resa till Kap, Ostindien och Kina, åren 1844-1846. Stockholm, L.J. Hjerta, 1847.
. Small 8vo. Pp. viii, 159. Contemporary half calf, spine richly gilt, rubbed, top of spine chipped. Copy of Axel De la Gardie with his filt monogram on spine. This is a narrative of a voyage to South Africa, India and China. The author was a Swedish medical doctor and professor in anatomy and physiology. He was particulary interested in the natural history of the places he visited. The voyage went to the Cape and from there continued to Mocambique, Zanzibar, Aden (Yemen), Muskat, Bombay, Singapore before reaching Macao and (Whampoa) Canton. His interesting description of Canton contains information about crops and vegetation, opium smoking and its trade, foot binding, tea and bamboo, medical practices, pirates, etc. Cordier BS 2505. Not in Mendelssohn.
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Book number: 99965
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 DUPUIS, JEAN:, [TRADE - TONKIN AND SOUTHERN CHINA]. L'ouverture du fleuve rouge au commerce et les événements du Tong-kin 1872-1873. Journal de voyage et d'Expédition. Prèface par le Mis de Croisier. Paris, Challamel Ainé, 1879.
DUPUIS, JEAN:
[TRADE - TONKIN AND SOUTHERN CHINA]. L'ouverture du fleuve rouge au commerce et les événements du Tong-kin 1872-1873. Journal de voyage et d'Expédition. Prèface par le Mis de Croisier. Paris, Challamel Ainé, 1879.
. 4to. Pp. (iv), xiii, 324, (2). With one portrait and one large folding map ("routes commerciale du sud-quest de la Chine"). Marbled paper covered boards, calf spine lettered in gilt. Original wrappers bound in. Occasionally some staining. First edition. Jean Dupuis (1828-1912) was a French merchant who was very active seeking a trading route between Yunnan and the delta of Tonkin via the Red River. His account explains the difficulties with customs and the controversies and fights with the Black Flag Army who helped the Vietnamese government to defeat the French. In 1881 Dupuis was awarded the Delalande Guérineau prize by the Academy of Sciences in Paris. ("Mémoires de la Société Académique Indo-Chinoise de Paris. Tome deuxième"). Cordier BI 2518-9.
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Book number: 100255
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 EDKINS, JOSEPH:, China's Place in Philology: An Attempt to Show that the Languages of Europe and Asia have a Common Origin. London, Trübner & Co., 1871.
EDKINS, JOSEPH:
China's Place in Philology: An Attempt to Show that the Languages of Europe and Asia have a Common Origin. London, Trübner & Co., 1871.
. Pp. (xxiv), 403 + adv. pp. 32. Publisher's cloth, lightly rubbed, spine faded. First edition. Joseph Edkins, a British missionary and linguist, spent more than fifty years in China. He wrote extensively on the Chinese language and religions, especially Buddhism. He translated western scientific works into Chinese and in 1880 he became a translator for the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs. In this work he tries to show that the languages of Europe and Asia have a common origin by comparing Chinese with Indo-European languages. Rare. Cordier BS 1581. Löwendahl Supplement 1824. Pulleyblank (1995). pp. 340 & 343-4.
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Book number: 120954
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EITEL, ERNEST JOHN:
Hand-Book for the Student of Chinese Buddhism. Hongkong & Shanghai: Lane, Crawford & Co., 1870.
. Pp. (x), 218, (6). Rebound in half calf on marbled boards, spine with five raised bands and title label. First edition. Comprises a Sanskrit-Chinese dictionary listing proper names, dogmas and general Buddhist terms, arranged alphabetically in Sanskrit followed by the Chinese equivalent and the English translation. The second part contains several indexes listed in seven different languages; Chinese, Pali, Singhalese, Tibetan, Mongolian, Burmese and Siamese. According to the author, a German missionary, this is the first book of its kind. Cordier BS 746. Morrison I, p. 253.
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Book number: 100047
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[SERRANO, FRANCISCO] & ETC.:
Relazione del martirio de' Padri F. Pietro Martire Sans Vescovo Mauricastrense, F. Francesco Serrano eletto Vescovo Tipasitano, F. Giovanni Alcober, F. Giovachino Royo, e F. Francesco Diaz. ... Accaduto nella Provincia di Fokien nell' impero della Cina negli anni 1747. e 1748. Roma, Girolamo Mainardi, 1752.
. Pp. 483. Contemporary vellum, worn and stained, partly restored. Marbled edges. First few leaves with light water staining. An account of missionary activities and persecution of five Spanish martyrs and some Chinese Christians in Fujian province of China. Pedro Sanz came to China in 1715 and served as a missionary for 31 years. In 1730 he was appointed vicar apostolic of Fukien and titular bishop of Mauricasto. Together with the other four Spanish Dominicians; Francesco Serrano, Joaquin Royo, Juan Alcober and Francisco Diaz he was imprisoned in 1746. Sanz was executed in 1747 and the others in 1748. This is an enlarged version of a work titled: "La christiandad de Fogan en la provincia de Fo kien en el Imperio de China cruelmente perseguida ... " published in Manila 1748. Cordier BS 1210. Löwendahl 462. Palau 260616 (claims Serrano as author).
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FATINELLI, GIOVANNI GIACOMO (ED.):
Historia cultus sinensium, seu varia scripta de cultibus sinarum, inter vicarios apostolicos gallos aliosque missionarios, & patres Societatis Jesu controversis, oblata Innocentio XII. Pontifici Maximo. Two parts in one volume. Coloniae 1700.
. Pp. viii, 338; 339-676, index (10). Title page to part two as usual missing. Contemporary full calf, spine with five raised bands and red title label, somewhat rubbed and hinges weak. Old ownership name on title. First edition. A study on Chinese cultural history based on writings of vicar apostolic, Jesuits and other missionaries. Fatinelli (1653-1736) was a prosecutor in Rome. The title page to the second part was apparently added after publication and is not recorded by the bibliographies below except for Löwendahls copy. A supplement was published in the same year (not present here). Barbier iv, 1272. Cordier BS 881-2. De Backer & Sommervogel ii, col. 1266. Löwendahl 242 (claims editor to be Nic. Charmot). Lust 904.
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Book number: 100938
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 FOSTER, AMY (MRS ARNOLD):,  Easy Introduction to the ... Study of Chinese Characters. [? Shanghai 1910].
FOSTER, AMY (MRS ARNOLD):
Easy Introduction to the ... Study of Chinese Characters. [? Shanghai 1910].
. 16mo. Size: 13.8 x 10.8 cm. Pp. iv, 16. Printed in Roman and Chinese characters. Original stapled grey wrappers, upper cover printed in black, somewhat stained, chipped along edges, and some corrosion around the staples. A little beginner's guide containing about 400 different Chinese characters. Amy Foster was an English missionary serving in Hankow. Rare, not in Cordier.
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Book number: 120307
€  340.00 [Appr.: US$ 412.47 | £UK 301 | JP¥ 42649]
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 FRANKE, OTTO:,  Kêng Tschi T'u ... Ackerbau und Seidengewinnung in China. Ein Kaiserliches Lehr- und Mahn- Buch. Hamburg, L. Friederichsen & Co., 1913.
FRANKE, OTTO:
Kêng Tschi T'u ... Ackerbau und Seidengewinnung in China. Ein Kaiserliches Lehr- und Mahn- Buch. Hamburg, L. Friederichsen & Co., 1913.
. Folio. Pp. viii, 194, (ii). With 102 plates (a few loose) and many illustrations in the text. Original cloth, rebacked with old spine preserved, rubbed. Red Asian stamps. First edition. A rare, comprehensive work on the Gengzhitu or "the Procedures of Agriculture and Silk-Production" in China. Franke provides a complete translation of the 1696 edition commissioned by the Kangxi emperor and furthermore gives a detailed comparison to the Japanese edition of 1676 which was based on the Sung-dynasty edition by Lou Shou. Agriculture and silk production held a special place in China and both occupations were regarded as paramount for the well-being of the state. Included in "Abhandlungen des Hamburgischen Kolonialinstitut". Not in Cordier.
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Book number: 37018
€  950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1152.49 | £UK 840.75 | JP¥ 119167]
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VON DER GABELENTZ, GEORG:
Chinesische Grammatik mit Ausschluss des niederen Stiles und der heutigen Umgangssprache. Leipzig, T.O. Weigel, 1881.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. xxx, 552 including titles in Chinese and German. With 3 plates. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Contains: 1. Einleitung u. Allgemeiner Theil; 2. Analytisches System and ; 3. Synthetisches System. First edition of the best and most complete grammar of Classical Chinese. Besides the analysis of the parts of speech it also gives explanations on their syntactic function (subject, predicate, object, etc) and the structural principles of the language (inversions, modalities). Cordier BS 1679. Added to this copy: "Zur Grammatischen Beurteilung des Chinesischen" by G. von der Gabelentz. (erschienen in Techmers Internationalen Zetschrift für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Band I, Leipzig, 1884, Johann Ambrosius Barth). Comprises 9 pages of typed text.
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Book number: 32084
€  800.00 [Appr.: US$ 970.52 | £UK 708 | JP¥ 100351]
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GAUBIL, ANTOINE / DE GUIGNES, JOSEPH (TRANSLATORS):
Le Chou-King, un des livres sacrés des chinois. Qui renferme les fondements de leur ancienne histoire, les principes de leur gouvernement & de leur morale; ouvrage recueilli par Confucius. Traduit & enrichi de notes, par Feu le P. Gaubil, missionaire à la Chine. Revu & corrigé sur le texte chinois, accompagné de nouvelles notes, de planches gravées en taille-douce & additions tirées des historiens originaux, dans lesquelles on donne l'histoire des princes omis dans le Chou-king. Paris, N.M. Tilliard, 1770.
. 4to. Pp. (iv), cxliv, 474, (2). With 4 engraved plates (redrawn from those presented in the Chinese editions of the Book of Documents as de Guignes found them in the Royal Library). A fine uncut, unopened and crisp copy in contemporary boards, spine worn. This is the first published translation of the Book of Documents (Shu-ching), and also the first of the Five Classics on Confucianism to be translated into an European language. The basis for the translation was a manuscript which had been sent from Peking by Antoine Gaubil. However de Guignes corrected the translation based on the Chinese original which was found in the Royal Library. He also filled in missing pages and added notes. Contains a "Discours préliminaire" including a treatise on the early history of the Chinese written by J.H. Prémare and here amended and commented by de Guignes. Includes also: "Notice du livre chinois nommé Y-king, ou livre canonique des changemens, avec des notes" by Claude Visdelou (pp. 399 - 436). Cordier, BS 1376-1377. Lust 727. Walravens, China illustrata 136.
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Book number: 20023
€  2600.00 [Appr.: US$ 3154.2 | £UK 2301 | JP¥ 326142]
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