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(ALEXANDRE, NOëL). Conformita delle cerimonie Chinesi, colla idolatria Greca, e Romana. In conferma dell' apologia de Domenicane missionari della China. Colonia, appresso gli Heredi di Cornelio d'Egmond, 1701.Sm.8vo. Contemporary vellum, autograph title to spine. 158 pp. First published in 1700. - 'The eminent Dominican theologian of the Sorbonne, Noel Alexandre (1639-1724), led the attack in France on the Jesuits' attitude towards the Chinese rites. He published an attack upon the Jesuit position in which he endeavours to show the similarities between the Chinese ceremonies and the idolatrous rites of the Greeks and Romans' (Lach & Van Kley III, p.430). - Age-browned, otherwise fine.Cordier, BS, col. 880; Lust 883 (French ed.); Walraven 128 (French ed.); Löwendahl, Sino-Western relations, 237 (French ed.). [Boeknr.: 30796 ]

€ 650,00

AMSTEL, Aad van. Barbaren, rebellen en mandarijnen. De VOC in de slag met China in de Gouden Eeuw. Amsterdam, Thoeris, 2011. Wrappers. With plates. 381 pp. - The VOC in China and Taiwan. [Boeknr.: 32782 ]

€ 25,00

AVEDON, John F. In exile from the land of snows. The first full account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet since the Chinese conquest. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. Half cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. XII,383 pp. [Boeknr.: 31349 ]

€ 20,00

BALAZS, Etienne. A Sung bibliography (Bibliographie des Sung). Edited by Yves Hervouet. (Hong Kong, Chinese University Press, 1978). 8vo. Boards, with dust-jacket. XXXIV,598 pp. [Boeknr.: 31158 ]

€ 65,00

BARR, Pat. Vreemde duivels. De Westerling in China en Japan sinds de zestiende eeuw. Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, (1977). Wrappers. With many illustrations. 130 pp. [Boeknr.: 8237 ]

€ 15,00

BEASLEY, W.G. & E.G. PULLEYBLANK. (Ed.). Historians of China and Japan. London, Oxford University Press, (1971). Cloth, with dust-jacket. VIII,351 pp. [Boeknr.: 31450 ]

€ 40,00

BEAUVOIR, (Ludovic) de. Voyage autour du monde. Volume III: Pékin, Yeddo, San Francisco. Paris, Henri Plon, 1872.8vo. Contemporary half morocco, spine gilt. With 4 folding coloured maps and 15 engraved plates (3 double-page). 360 pp. Cordier, BS & BJ, col., 2131 & 606. [Boeknr.: 20938 ]

€ 65,00

BERLINER, Nancy Zeng. Chinese folk art. The small skills of carving insects. Boston, (1986). 4to. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 227 coloured illustrations. 254 pp. [Boeknr.: 31168 ]

€ 45,00

BISHOP, George. Travels in Imperial China. The explorations and discoveries of Père David. (London, Cassell, 1990). 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (20 in colours). 192 pp. Armand David (1826-1900) made three trips of exploration through China, Mongolia and Tibet. [Boeknr.: 31895 ]

€ 35,00

BLOK, W. & K. LEKKERKERKER. Het China van Slauerhoff. Aantekeningen en ontwerpen voor de Cameron-romans. Verzorgd en van commentaar voorzien. 's Gravenhage, Nederlands Letterkundig Museum, 1985. Cloth. With illustrations. 358 pp. - (Achter het boek). [Boeknr.: 31356 ]

€ 25,00

BLOK, W. Slauerhoffs derde Chinese roman. Afscheidscollege. Groningen, 1984. Wrappers. 16 pp. [Boeknr.: 31387 ]

€ 15,00

BLUME, (Carel Ludwig). (Ed.). De Indische Bij, tijdschrift ter bevordering van de kennis der Nederlandsche volkplantingen en derzelver belangen. Deel I. Leiden, H.W. Hazenberg en Comp., 1843.Original printed boards (spine sl. dam.) .With handcoloured lithographed frontispiece and 4 lithographed plates. IV,663,(1) pp. First edition; all published. - Contributions by C.F.E. Pretorius on the Netherlands East Indies government, the culture system and Palembang; E. Müller on the west coast of Borneo; C.L. Blume on Japan and China, etc. - Rare periodical.Cat. KITLV I, p.818; Tiele 145; Bastin-Brommer N580 (note); not in Landwehr, Coloured Plates. [Boeknr.: 33664 ]

€ 450,00

BLUSSÉ, L. & F.J. van LUYN. China en de Nederlanders. Geschiedenis van de Nederlands-Chinese betrekkingen (1600-2007). Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2008. Wrappers. With many illustrations (mostly in colours). 255 pp. [Boeknr.: 30633 ]

€ 25,00

BLUSSÉ, Leonard. Tribuut aan China. Vier eeuwen Nederlands-Chinese betrekkingen. (Amsterdam), Otto Cramwinckel, 1989. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With numerous illustrations, partly in colours. 196 pp. [Boeknr.: 6326 ]

€ 18,00

BLYTH, R.H. Oriental humour. (China, Japan, Korea). (4th printing). (Tokyo, Hokuseido, 1968). Cloth. with dust-jacket and slipcase. With plates. XII,582 pp. [Boeknr.: 31353 ]

€ 125,00

BLYTHE, Wilfred. The impact of Chinese secret societies in Malaya. A historical study. London, Oxford University Press, 1969. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 4 maps. XIV,566 pp. [Boeknr.: 31311 ]

€ 85,00

BODDE, D. Festvals in classical China. New Year and other annual observances during the Han dynasty 206 B.C. - A.D. 220. Princeton, University Press, 1975. Cloth, with dust-jacket. XVI,439 pp. [Boeknr.: 31237 ]

€ 125,00

BOER, G.J. de, A.J.J.MULDER, H.A. SLETTENAAR, E.W.J. VELTEROP. Koninklijke Java - China - Paketvaart Lijnen (K.J.C.P.L.). Alkmaar, De Alk, 1994. 8vo. Boards. With photographic illustrations. 192 pp. History of the Royal Interocean Lines, Amsterdam. [Boeknr.: 34597 ]

€ 18,00

BONVALOT, Gabriel. En Asie Centrale. Du Kohistan a la Caspienne. Paris, E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie, 1885.Contemporary half morocco, spine gilt. With folding map and 12 plates. (4),300 pp. Volume I was published in 1884: De Moscou en Bactriane. - This second volume contains the author's first exploration in the foothills of the Pamirs (Tashkent, Samarkand and the river Oxus) in 1880-82. Gabriel Bonvalot (1853-1933), explorateur professionnel, spécialiste de l'Asie centrale, est un des rares Français à avoir traversé le Pamir et le Tibet au XIXe siècle. - With library stamps on title page, otherwise fine.Yakushi B218; Broc, Dictionnaire illustré des explorateurs et grands voyageurs français du XIXe siècle, pp.43-48. [Boeknr.: 32462 ]

€ 75,00

BRIESSEN, Fr. van. Shanghai-Bildzeitung 1884-1898. Eine Illustrierte aus dem China des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts. (Zürich, Atlantis, 1977). 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With plates. 157 pp. [Boeknr.: 31239 ]

€ 30,00

BROKAW, Cynthia J. & KAI-WING CHOW. (Ed.). Printing and book culture in late imperial China. Berkeley, University of California Press, (2005). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. XVI,539 pp. A pioneering volume of essays. [Boeknr.: 31392 ]

€ 45,00

CABLE, Mildred & Francesca FRENCH. The Gobi Dessert. London, Hodder and Stoughton, (1942). Cloth. With coloured frontispiece, folding map and plates. 303 pp. First edition. - Two missionary ladies of China Inland Mission travelled in Chinese Central Asia, from Shansi to the borderlands of the Gobi through Hami, Urumchi, Chuguchak, Barkel, Pichan, etc.(Yakushi C07). [Boeknr.: 31339 ]

€ 45,00

CABLE, Mildred & Francesca FRENCH. Through jade gate and Central Asia. An account of journeys in Kansu, Turkestan and the Gobi Desert. London, Hodder and Stoughton, (1942). Cloth. With folding map. 315 pp. [Boeknr.: 32848 ]

€ 35,00

CALDEIRA, Carlos José. Apontamentos d'uma viagem de Lisboa a' China e da China a Lisboa. Lisboa, G.M. Martins, 1852-53.2 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, spines gilt. 423; 351 pp. First edition. - The author visited Malta, Egypt, the Red Sea, Ceylon, Malacca, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macao, and China. - A fine set. [Boeknr.: 31134 ]

€ 650,00

CAMERON, Nigel. Barbarians and mandarins. Thirteen centuries of Western travellers in China. New York, Tokyo, Weatherhill, 1970. Decorated cloth, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations. 443 pp. - First edition. [Boeknr.: 15902 ]

€ 75,00

CAMPEN, Jan van. De Haagse jurist Jean Theodore Royer (1737-1807) en zijn verzameling Chinese voorwerpen. Hilversum, Verloren, 2000. Wrappers. With many illustrations. 410 pp. [Boeknr.: 26623 ]

€ 35,00

CHINA UND EUROPA. Chinaverständnis und Chinamode im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert. Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, 1973. 4to. Wrappers. With illustrations. 391 pp. [Boeknr.: 31330 ]

€ 35,00

CHINA. - AUS DER MISSION DER RHEIN.-WESTF. KAPUZINER-ORDENSPROVINZ APOSTOLISCHES VIKARIAT TSINCHOW, OST-KANSU, CHINA. Jahresbericht. Limburg a.d. Lahn, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1934, 1937, 1939.7 issues. Original printed wrappers. With illustrations. Added: BERICHT 1929-1930 & 1934-1935 über die Missionsschulen der Rheinisch-Westfälischen Kapuziner-Provinz. 2 issues. Original printed wrappers. With illustrations. [Boeknr.: 32847 ]

€ 95,00

CHINA. - CHINEESCHE GESCHIEDENIS, behelzende de gevallen van den heer Tieh-Chung-U en de jongvrouw Shuey-Ping-Sin. Nevens het kort begrip van een Chineesch tooneelspel, eenige Chineesche dichtstukjes, en eene verzameling van spreekwoorden der Chineezen. oorspronglyk in de Chineesche taale beschreeven. Daar uit in't Engelsch overgezet .. Nu in't Nederduitsch vertaald .. Amsterdam, Erven van F. Houttuyn, 1767.Contemporary half calf (spine sl. dam.). With title-page printed in red and black and 4 engraved plates by R. Nuys. XXV,(3),628,(12) pp. First Dutch edition. - The Chinese novel of romance and adventure Haoqui zhuan, translated from the English edition of Thomas Percy Hau kiou choaan, or the pleasing history, London 1761. It is the first important piece of Chinese imaginative literature to be published in Europe. Haoqiu zhuan gives an idea of the everyday life of China, which was neglected by the scholarly researches of the missionaries (Löwendahl 514). Also including a collection of Chinese poetry and proverbs. - Scarce.Cordier, B.S., col. 1755; Lust 1107. [Boeknr.: 31352 ]

€ 1450,00

CHINA. - THE FORBIDDEN CITY. Court culture of the Chinese emperors (1644-1911). - DE VERBODEN STAD. Hofcultuur van de Chinese keizers (1644-1911). Rotterdam, Museum Boymans- van Beuningen, 1990. 4to. Wrappers. With numerous illustrations, several in colours. 245 pp. A fine exhibition catalogue. [Boeknr.: 31814 ]

€ 25,00

COATES, Austin. A Macao narrative. Hong Kong, Heinemann, 1983. Wrappers. With photographic plates. 112 pp. [Boeknr.: 31275 ]

€ 20,00

CONFUCIUS (en andere verhalen en vertellingen uit oud-China). Voordrachten (z.g. 5 min. talks) van Rtn 'Kim', lid Soerabaja-club (No pl., ca. 1930). Original printed wrappers. 54 pp. [Boeknr.: 31182 ]

€ 35,00

CONSTEN, Hermann. Weideplätze der Mongolen im Reiche der Chalcha. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), 1919-20.2 volumes. Original pictorial boards (spines discoloured). With 2 folding maps and 128 photographic plates. XII,303;VII,314 pp. Hermann Consten (1878-1957 lived from 1929 till 1950 in Peking, from 1936 together with his wife Eleanor von Erdberg, both East Asian specialists. - Fine illustrated standard work.Cordier, B.S., col. 4297. [Boeknr.: 31716 ]

€ 275,00

COYETT, Frederik. 't Verwaerloosde Formosa, of waerachtig verhael, hoedanigh door verwaerloosinge der Nederlanders in Oost-Indien, het eylant Formosa, van den Chinesen Mandorijn, ende zeeroover Coxinja, overrompelt, vermeestert, ende ontweldight is geworden. Ingeleid en geannoteerd door G.C. Molewijk. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 1991. Cloth. With illustrations. 243 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging XC. - Written by the last Dutch governor of Formosa. One of the very few contemporary written accounts of a company servant; dealing with the Dutch and the organization of the VOC on Formosa and the occupation of the island by the Chinese. [Boeknr.: 8967 ]

€ 35,00

CROLL, Elisabeth. Wise daughters from foreign lands. European women writers in China. London, Pandora, (1989). Boards, with dust-jacket. XII,265 pp. On Alicia Bewicke, Sarah Pike Conger, Grace Seton Thompson, Alice Tisdale Hobart, Nora Waln and Pearl S. Buck. [Boeknr.: 31292 ]

€ 18,00

DAPPER, Olfert. Gedenkwaerdig bedryf der Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Maetschappye, op de kuste en in het keizerrijk van Taising of Sina: behelzende het tweede gezandschap aen den onder-koning Singlamong en veldheer Taising Lipoui; door Jan van Kampen en Konstantyn Nobel. Vervolgt met een verhael van het voorgevallen des jaers zestien hondert drie en vier en zestig, op de kuste van Sina, en ontrent d'eilanden Tayowan, Formosa, Ay en Quemuy, onder 't gezag van Balthasar Bort. En het derde gezandschap aen Konchy, Tartarsche keizer van Sina en Oost-Tartarye onder beleit van Pieter van Hoorn. Beneffens een beschryving van geheel Sina. Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1670.2 volumes in 1. Folio. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt in compartments (top of spine rep.). With engraved allegorical title-page, title printed in red and black, double-page map, 38 engraved plates (5 folding and 27 double-page) and 57 engravings in the text. Pagination very irregular but complete. First edition. - Account of Peter van Hoorn's mission to the Chinese court, sent by the Dutch East India Company (VOC). Negociations were carried out from Southeast China, during which vice-admiral Jan van Kampen and Konstantijn Nobel's mission was sent to the Fukien authorities. This second embassy to China incorporates the account of commander Balthasar Bort along the coast of Formosa, Ay and Quemuy in the years 1663-1664. The third embassy took place under Pieter van Hoorn in 1666-1668. The first embassy having been Johan Nieuhof's journey in 1655-56 with Jacob de Keyzer and Pieter de Goyer. Olfert Dapper (1636-1689), physician, geographical and historical scholar, was the author of a series of works dealing with Africa, America and Asia. His works are of special importance because of the fine plates, which include maps, plans and beautiful views and costumes.'One of the most comprehensive descriptions of China published in the Netherlands' (Lach, Asia in the making of Europe, III, p.490). - Some leaves browned but with very good impressions of the plates.Landwehr, VOC, 544; Tiele 304; Cat. NHSM I, p.499; Cordier, BC, col. 2348; Lust 507; Löwendahl 145. [Boeknr.: 24032 ]

€ 7500,00

DAWSON, R. Imperial China. London, Hutchinson, (1972). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. X,326 pp. [Boeknr.: 31199 ]

€ 30,00

DAWSON, R. The Chinese experience. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1978). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. XXV,318 pp. [Boeknr.: 31185 ]

€ 30,00

DOLBY, W. A history of Chinese drama. London, Paul Elek, (1976). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. X,327 pp. [Boeknr.: 31288 ]

€ 35,00

DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste. Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise. Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735.4 volumes. Folio. Contemporary mottled calf (small parts of hinges cracked but firmly holding; extremities of spines sl. damaged), spines ribbed and gilt with red and green morocco labels. With 4 title-pages printed in red and black with title-vignettes, 5 engraved vignettes, 23 engraved plates (10 folding) and 42 double-page or folding engraved maps. First edition of the 'Bible of European sinophilia'. - The most important and comprehensive work on China published up to that time. Du Halde, a Parisian Jesuit, collected and edited the letters of the Jesuit missionaries for this work. The fine plates depict all aspects of China and Chinese life including flora and fauna, engineering, astronomy, etc. The folio edition includes many important maps not previously published before, the maps are the most accurate of China available in Europe at the time. They are by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782), the 'finest cartographer of his time'. - 'Historically, this work must be regarded as monumental. Its strenght lies in the vast amount and variety of interesting details, which must have given its readers an impression of the magnificence of the Chinese empire and the wide range of achievements of the Chinese people in literature, science, philosophy and art' (Löwendahl, Sino-Western relations, 394). The first French folio edition is the most desirable and significant. - Some marginal waterstaining and age-browning otherwise a very good copy of a cornerstone of any collection of books on China.Cordier, B.S.,col. 46-48; Lust 16. [Boeknr.: 22774 ]

€ 27500,00

DUDBRIDGE, G. The Hsi-yu chi. A study of antecedents to the sixteenth-century Chinese novel. Cambridge, University Press, 1970. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 6 plates. XII,219 pp. [Boeknr.: 31400 ]

€ 25,00

EDELSTEIN, Shirlee. (Ed.). Living in Hong Kong. Hong Kong, Amcham Publications, 1977. Cloth, with dust-jacket (sl. dam.). With maps on endpapers and coloured photographic plates. 248 pp. [Boeknr.: 34690 ]

€ 25,00

ELLIOTT - ROBERTS, EMMA. Views in India. China, and on the shores of the Red Sea. London, H. Fisher, R. Fisher & P. Jackson, 1835.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary blind-stamped cloth with gilt central ornament on covers, spines gilt (top of spines sl. damaged). With engraved title-page with vignette depicting Chilllah Tarah Ghaut, 2 frontispieces, and 61steel-engraved plates. 68; 64 pp. The original sketches by Robert Elliott were made on the spot in India, China and on the shores of the Red Sea in the years 1822-24. Artists of eminence, Prout, Stanfield, Cattermole, Purser, Cox, Austen, etc., were engaged in preparing the drawings, and engravers of well-known skill have been employed in completing the work. The descriptions are by Emma Roberts (1794-1840), editor of the 'Bombay United Service Gazette' and 'one of the best-known of the 'pre-imperial' travellers' (Tuson, Western women travelling East 1716-1916, p. 98). They contain notes on Hindu temples, palaces, tombs and monuments, like the Taj, Sikandra, Fathepur Sikri and Ajanta and Ellora caves, Macao, etc. - Browned as always otherwise fine.Robinson, Wayward women, pp. 190-191; Theakstone, Victorian & Edwardian women travellers, p. 228; Lust 219. [Boeknr.: 14959 ]

€ 350,00

ERDBRINK, Gerhard R. Gützlaff, de apostel der Chinezen, in zijn leven en zijne werkzaamheid geschetst. Rotterdam, M. Wijt & Zonen, 1850. Original printed wrappers. (8),53 pp. First edition. - Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff (1803 - 1851) was a German missionary to the Far East, notable as one of the first Protestant missionaries in Bangkok, Thailand (1828) and in Korea (1832). He was one of the first Protestant missionaries in China to wear Chinese clothing. [Boeknr.: 31163 ]

€ 55,00

FILCHNER, Wilhelm. Bismillah. Vom Huang-ho zum Indus. 7. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1941.Original decorated cloth. With folding map and 114 photographic illustrations. 347 pp. First published in 1938. - General account of the author's third journey in 1934-38, through Central Asia: Lanchou, Koko Nor, Tsaidam, Cherchen, Khotan-Kashgar, thence crossing the Karakorum Pass, the Depsang Plains, and the Saser Pass, they reached Leh in Ladakh.Yakushi F49a; Aschoff 496. [Boeknr.: 23803 ]

€ 35,00

FINDLAY, Ian. Shanghai. Hong Kong, Chartwell Books, 1988. 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With coloured photographic plates by Wang Gang Feng, Derek Allan, Magnus Bartlett, a.o. 78 pp. [Boeknr.: 34692 ]

€ 18,00

FOCHLER-HAUKE, Gustav. Die Manschurei. Eine geographisch-geopolitische Landeskunde. Auf Grund eigener Reisen. Heidelberg, Kurt Vowinckel Verlag, 1941. 8vo. Half cloth, with dust-jacket. With maps and photographic plates. XV,448 pp. [Boeknr.: 31370 ]

€ 40,00

FOLEY, Fr.J. The great Formosan impostor (George Psalmanazar). St. Louis, Jesuit Historical Institute, 1968. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. 126 pp. [Boeknr.: 31532 ]

€ 45,00

FORMOSA. De dagregsiters van het kasteel Zeelandia, Taiwan 1629-1662. Uitgegeven door J.L. Blussé, M.E. van Opstall, Ts'ao Yung-ho, N.C. Everts, W.E. Milde. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1986-2000. 4 volumes. Cloth. With maps. R.G.P. - Archivalia from the Dutch East India Company (VOC) trade settlement and fortress Zeelandia, on Dutch colonial Formosa (Taiwan). [Boeknr.: 13218 ]

€ 195,00

FOSTER, Barbara & Michael. Forbidden journey. The life of Alexandra David-Neel. San Francisco, Harper & Row, (1987). Half cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. X363 pp. A biography of the explorer of Tibet: Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969). [Boeknr.: 31905 ]

€ 25,00

Graham, D.C. Songs and stories of the Ch'uan Miao. Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1954. Wrappers. With plates. XI,336 pp. The Ch'uan Miao are an ethnic group living on the borders of Szechwan, Kweichow, and Yunnan Provinces, western China. [Boeknr.: 31390 ]

€ 45,00

GROENEVELDT, Willem Pieter. Original photograph of Willem Pieter Groeneveldt. Ca. 19 x 12 cm. . Willem Pieter Groeneveldt (1841-1915) worked as a Chinese interpreter from 1861 to 1874 in Amoy, Canton, Peking and Sumatra. In 1875 he became the curator of the archaeological collection of the Batavian Society, and held various roles in the colonial administration. He also became secretary, from 1877, and president, from 1889, of the Batavian Society. He was the first linguist to conclude that a particular animal mentioned in a Chinese text of 1416 was actually the well-known Malayan Tapir. [Boeknr.: 31312 ]

€ 65,00

GROOT, J.J.M. de. Buddist masses for the dead at Amoy. Leyde, E.J. Brill, 1884. Wrappers. 120 pp. [Boeknr.: 31297 ]

€ 75,00

GROOT, J.J.M. de. De lijkbezorging der Emoy-Chineezen. ('s Grav., 1892). Wrappers. 114 pp. - (Offprint BKI). [Boeknr.: 31298 ]

€ 75,00

GROSSÉ, P.E. Practisch Chineesch-Nederlandsch woordenboek volgens klanken en sleutels. Tien-Peiping, Peiyang Press, 1935. Original half cloth. V,182,174 pp. - Rare. [Boeknr.: 31316 ]

€ 175,00

GUINNESS, (Mary) Geraldine. Från fjårran Östern. Intryck från missionsfåltet i Kina. Utgifna af hennes syster, med förord af Hudson Taylor. Stockholm, E.J. Erman, (1891).Contemporary cloth, original pictorial frontwrapper preserved, spine lettered in gilt. With 30 woodengravings. VIII,136 pp. Swedish edition of: In the Far East. Letters from Geraldine Guinness in China, London 1889. The book was edited by her sister Lucy Evangeline Guinness. Geraldine Guinness (1862-1949) married Frederick Howard Taylor, the son of the founder of the China Inland Mission, James Hudson Taylor.Theakstone, Vicorian & Edwardian women travellers, p.118. [Boeknr.: 30965 ]

€ 95,00

HACKER, A. China illustrated. Western views of the Middle Kingdom. (Tokyo, Tuttle, 2004). 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With numerous (mostly coloured) illustrations and plates. 288 pp. [Boeknr.: 31256 ]

€ 35,00

HALL, Basil. Account of a voyage of discovery to the West Coast of Corea, and the great Loo-Choo island. Philadelphia, Abraham Small, 1818.Modern boards, spine half cloth. With 2 engraved maps. 201 pp. First American edition, published the same year as the first English edition - This expedition took Lord Amherst's embassy to China and explored the relatively little-known East China Sea and the Yellow Sea. Visits were made to Korea and the Ryukya Archipelago. Korea had been sketchilly explored by Europeans, but it was not until this 1816-1817 expedition of the Alceste and the Lyra, under Captain Murray Maxwell and Basil Hall, that detailed information was obtained about the Ryukyus. On the homeward passage the Alceste was wrecked in Gaspar Strait off Sumatra (Hill p.266). - (Browned). Cordier, B.J., col. 469; Cordier, B.S., col. 3009; Hill 750; Löwendahl, Sino-Western relations, 802. [Boeknr.: 31609 ]

€ 395,00

HANDEL-MAZZETTI, Heinrich. Naturbilder aus Südwest-China. Erlebnisse und Eindrücke eines Österreichischen Forschers während des Weltkrieges. Wien und Leipzig, 1927. Original pictorial cloth. With folding map and 148 photographic illustrations by the author (24 in colours). XIV,380 pp. - Yakushi H35. [Boeknr.: 31382 ]

€ 150,00

HARVEY, Janet. Traditional textiles of Central Asia. (London, 1996). 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With (mostly) coloured illustrations. 160 pp. The oasis towns of the Silk Route are the source of opulent ikat-dyed silks and vervets, fine cotton weaves and exquisite embroideries. [Boeknr.: 31500 ]

€ 35,00

HATEFUTSOTH, B. The Jews of Kaifeng. Chinese Jews on the banks of the Yellow River. Tel Aviv, 1984. 4to. Wrappers. With illustrations. [Boeknr.: 31317 ]

€ 25,00

HEARN, Lafcadio. Some Chinese ghosts. London, Kegan Paul Trench, 1907. Original red cloth gilt (spine damaged). 203 pp. - Original published in 1887. [Boeknr.: 31189 ]

€ 45,00

HEDIN, Sven. En färd genom Asien 1893-97. Stockholm, Albert Bonniers, 1898.2 volumes. Original pictorial cloth (spines sl. discoloured). With 4 maps (2 large folding and one double page) and 258 illustrations (many full page plates and some in colours). XIV,565,(4); (4),537,((6) pp. First edition of Through Asia. - Account of Sven Hedin's first scientific expedition in Central Asia. He traveled across Russia to Tashkent, and in winter 1893-94 he crossed the Pamir region. Returning to Kashgar in western Chinese Turkestan, he explored the Tarim Basin, then made a harrowing crossing of the Takla Makam Desert, during which some of his guides died of thirst. On his expedition, he also came upon ruins of ancient settlements that had lined the old Silk Road. Hedin next explored Lop Nop, a large shallow lake in western China, its shifting location long a puzzle to European geographers. He went on to Peking, then returned to Europe. He travelled through regions never before visited by Europeans. - A fine set.Hess 4; Yakushi H97C, Cordier, BS, col.2853. [Boeknr.: 34626 ]

€ 225,00

HEDIN, Sven. Raadselen der Gobi. De Zweedsch-Duitsch-Chineesche ontdekkingsreis door de Gobi woestijn gedurende de jaren 1928-1930. Vertaald door C.C. Bender. Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1934. Half cloth. With photographic plates. 333 pp. First published in Swedish Gebiöknens Gåtor. Stockholm 1930. - Riddles of the Gobi dessert. The Sino-Swedish expedition to Central Asia.Hess p.29; Yakushi H115. [Boeknr.: 26988 ]

€ 30,00

HEDIN, Sven. Der wandernde See. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1937. Original cloth. With 10 maps and 151 photographic illustrations. 295 pp. First German edition; first published in Swedish Den vandrande sjõn. Stockholm, 1937. - Narrative of Hedin's travel to Lop-Nor, a former salt lake, now largely dried up, located between the Taklamakan and Kumtag deserts in the southeastern portion of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.Hess p.30. [Boeknr.: 23153 ]

€ 45,00

HEDIN, Sven. Die Seidenstrasse. 3. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1937.Original pictorial cloth (foxed). With 2 maps (1 folding) and 91 photographic lllustrations. 264 pp. First published in 1936. - Popular edition of the Sino-Swedish expedition to Central Asia of 1933-35. This book deals with the exploration of the region round Lop-Nor.Hess A18; Yakushi H119b. [Boeknr.: 31890 ]

€ 45,00

HEDIN, Sven. Transhimalaja. Entdeckungen und Abenteuer in Tibet. 7. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1922. 3 volumes. Original boards. With 10 maps and 397 illustrations. XVIII,405; X,406; X,390 pp. First published in Stockholm in 1909-1912 : Transhimalaya. Upptäcker och äfventyr i Tibet. - Account of the exploration in Tibet and Central Asia, 1906-08. 'Der Reichtum an geographischer, historischer und ethnologischer, aber auch kultureller Information bleibt auch heute noch in ihrer gesamtheitlichen Darstellung einmalig und unübertroffen' (Aschoff 812). - (Vol. III stained).Hess p.24; Yakushi H103. [Boeknr.: 25029 ]

€ 125,00

HEDIN, Sven. Transhimalaja. Entdeckungen und Abenteuer in Tibet. 8. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1923.3 volumes. Original pictorial cloth. With 10 maps and 397 illustrations. XVIII,405; X,406; X,390 pp. First published in Stockholm in 1909-1912. - Account of the exploration in Tibet and Central Asia, 1906-08. 'Der Reichtum an geographischer, historischer und ethnologischer, aber auch kultureller Information bleibt auch heute noch in ihrer gesamtheitlichen Darstellung einmalig und unübertroffen' (Aschoff 812). - A fine set.Hess p.24; Yakushi H103. [Boeknr.: 31850 ]

€ 125,00

HEDIN, Sven. Transhimalaya. Upptäcker och äfventyr i Tibet. Stockholm, Albert Bonnier, 1909 - 1912.3 volumes. Original pictorial cloth. With 15 maps and 569 illustrations and plates (several in colours). (14),665,(2); (4),593,(2); (6),591 pp. First edition of Trans-Himalaya. - Account of the exploration in Tibet and Central Asia, 1906-08. 'Der Reichtum an geographischer, historischer und ethnologischer, aber auch kultureller Information bleibt auch heute noch in ihrer gesamtheitlichen Darstellung einmalig und unübertroffen' (Aschoff 812). - A fine set.Hess p.23; Yakushi H103a. [Boeknr.: 32841 ]

€ 225,00

HEEK, F. van. Westersche techniek en maatschappelijk leven in China. 2e herziene druk. Enschede, M.J. van der Loeff, 1937. Cloth. With maps. XIII,507 pp. [Boeknr.: 24328 ]

€ 30,00

HERKLOTS, G.A.C. The Hong Kong countryside. Hong Kong, The South China Morning Post, 1951. Boards, with dust-jacket. With plates and illustrations by the author and A.M. Hughes (some in colours).175,VII pp. [Boeknr.: 34584 ]

€ 30,00

HERMANNS, Matthias. Die Nomaden von Tibet. Die sozial-wirtschaftlichen Grundlagen der Hirtenkulturen in A mdo und von Innerasien Ursprung und Entwicklung der Viehzucht. Wien, Herold, (1949). Half cloth. With 4 folding maps and 56 photographic illustrations. XVI,325 pp. First edition. - 'Mit der Darstellung der sozialwirtschaftlichen Grundlagen der Hirtenkulturen in Amdo und Innerasien gehört das Buch in seiner Zuverlässigkeit zu den besten und unentbehrlichen Arbeiten der gesamten Tibetliteratur' (Aschoff 857).Yakushi H149. [Boeknr.: 24188 ]

€ 45,00

HIDALGO, Francisco. Hong Kong. Preface by Michel Bagot. Hong Kong, A.N. Iskaros, 1980. Folio. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With coloured photographic plates by Francisco Hidalgo. [Boeknr.: 34693 ]

€ 35,00

HOCK, Chen Mong. The early Chinese newspapers of Singapore 1881-1912. Singapore, University of Malaya Press, 1967. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. IX,171 pp. [Boeknr.: 31131 ]

€ 35,00

HOLTORF, Gunther W. Hong Kong - Welt der Gegensätze. Hong Kong, Books for Asia, 1970. 4to. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With coloured photographic plates. 176 pp. [Boeknr.: 34695 ]

€ 35,00

HOM, M.K. Songs of Gold Mountain. Cantonese rhymes from San Francisco Chinatown. Berkeley, University of California Press, (1987). Cloth, with dust-jacket. IX,322 pp. [Boeknr.: 31289 ]

€ 30,00

HONG KONG. Hong Kong. Reis naar het hart van de draak. Een eerbetoon aan Hong Kong en Macau in woord en beeld. Tekst Ian Morris, Robert Cottrell, Vernon Ram, Earl Kowall, Arthur Hacker, Frank Ching, Ben McGrath. (No pl.), Zuid Boekprodukties,(1996). Folio. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many coloured photographed illustrations and plates. 288 pp. [Boeknr.: 34560 ]

€ 25,00

HONG, XIAO. Market street. A Chinese woman in Harbin. Translated with an introduction by H. Goldblatt. Seattle, London, University of Washington Press, (1986). Half cloth, with dust-jacket. XVII,133 pp. [Boeknr.: 31326 ]

€ 25,00

HOPKIRK, P. Foreign devils on the silk road. The search for the lost cities and treasures of Chinese Central Asia. London, John Murray, (1980). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 2 maps and 22 plates. X,252 pp. [Boeknr.: 31224 ]

€ 35,00

HOSIE, Dorothea. Portrait of a Chinese lady and certain of her contemporaries by Lady Hosie. London, Hodder and Stoughton, (1929). Original red cloth gilt (spine faded). With 24 photographic plates. XV,404 pp. Lady Dorothea Hosie (1885-1959) was the daughter of W.E. Soothill, missionary, scholar and sinologist, and wife of Sir Alexander Hosie, diplomat. She was born in China and was regarded as an authority on China. [Boeknr.: 31128 ]

€ 35,00

HOWARD BURY, Charles Kenneth, G. BRUCE. a.o. Naar den hoogsten top der aarde. De beklimming van den Mount Everest. Voor Nederland bewerkt door A. Tervooren. Amsterdam, Scheltens & Giltay, (1922). Original cloth, gilt lettering. With folding map and 69 photographic illustrations. 382,(2) pp. First Dutch edition of Mount Everest; the Reconnaissance. London 1922. - Official account of the first Everest expedition of 1921. They reached to the Northcol and discovered the route to the top.Yakushi H247d; Marshall 2634; Neate H120. [Boeknr.: 27832 ]

€ 45,00

HUC, Régis Evariste & Joseph GABET. Reisherinneringen uit Tartarije, Thibet en China. Verhaal der missie-reis in de jaren 1844, 1845 en 1846. Arnhem, Josué Witz, 1855-57.2 volumes. 19th century grey cloth. XIV,409; 295 pp. Rare Dutch edition; first published in Paris in 1850 Souvenires d'un voyage dans la Tartarie, le Thibet et la Chine. - Record of the famous journey made between 1839 and 1852 by the Lazarist missionaries Huc and Gabet travelling from Macao and Canton through Mongolia to Lhasa.Cf. Cordier, B. S., col. 2119; Yakushi H249; Marshall 1334; Aschhoff 920; Howgego II, p.291; not in Tiele nor Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 31542 ]

€ 295,00

HULLU, J. de. De instelling van de commissie voor den handel der Oost-Indische Compagnie op China in 1756. ('s Gravenhage, 1923). Boards. (22) pp. - (Offprint B.K.I.). [Boeknr.: 22545 ]

€ 15,00

HUMBLE, R. Marco Polo. Introduction by E. Longford. New York, .P. Putnam's Sons, (1975). Boards, with dust-jacket. With numerous illustrations (many in colours). 232 pp. [Boeknr.: 7195 ]

€ 18,00

HUNTER, Jane. The gospel of gentility. American women missionaries in turn-of-the-century China. New Haven, Yale University Press, (1984). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With photographic plates. XXI,318 pp. [Boeknr.: 31162 ]

€ 45,00

IMBAULT-HUART, C. L'ile Formose. Histoire et description. Précédé d'une introduction bibliographique par H. Cordier. Paris, 1893. Reprint. Taipei, (1995). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With maps, illustrations and plates. LXXXIV,323 pp. - Chapters 2-4 are dealing with the Dutch in Formosa. [Boeknr.: 29115 ]

€ 55,00

IRÖNS, N.J. The last emperor. The life of the Hsüan-t'ung Emperor Aisin-Gioro P'u-yi 1906-1967. London, The House of Fans, (1983). Boards, with dust-jacket. With plates. IX,370 pp. [Boeknr.: 31286 ]

€ 25,00

JENNER, W.J.F. (Ed.). China. A photohistory 1937-1987. Introduction by Jonathan D. Spence. New York, Pantheon Books, (1988). 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With 153 photographic plates. 200 pp. The photographs are selected from the Magnum Archives, this collection includes many photographs that have never appeared in books before. The photographs are by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Inge Morath, Marc Riboud, René Burri, Helen Snow and others. [Boeknr.: 34662 ]

€ 35,00

JÖRG, C.J.A. Porcelain and the Dutch China trade. The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1982. Folio. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 90 illustrations. 372 pp. [Boeknr.: 6161 ]

€ 60,00

JÖRG, C.J.A. Wisselwerking (tussen Azië en Europa). Rede. Leiden, 1998. Wrappers. With illustrations. 32 pp. [Boeknr.: 32132 ]

€ 15,00

JÖRG, Christiaan J.A. Poselein als handelswaar. De poseleinhandel als onderdeel van de Chinahandel van de V.O.C. 1729-1794. Groningen, Kemper, 1978. Wrappers. With 19 plates. VIII, 387 pp. - (Thesis). [Boeknr.: 33701 ]

€ 65,00

KEMP, P.H. van der. Oost-Indië's geldmiddelen, Japansche en Chineesche handel van 1817 op 1818. In- en uitvoerrechten, opium, zout, tolpoorten, kleinzegel, boschwezen, Decima, Canton. Naar oorspronkelijke stukken. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1919. Wrappers (front wrapper missing). XLIII,(1),354 pp. [Boeknr.: 12598 ]

€ 65,00

KLEIWEG DE ZWAAN, Johannes Pieter. Völkerkundliches und Geschichtliches über die Heilkunde der Chinesen und Japaner mit besonderer Berücksichtigung holländischer Einflüssen. Haarlem, Erven Loosjes, 1917.Folio. Original boards. With many illustrations. XI,656 pp. Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen. Derde Verzameling, deel VII.- Johannes Pieter Kleiweg de Zwaan (1875 - 1971), the first professor of anthropology in the Netherlands, did extensive survey in the Dutch East Indies. In this important study he examined the influence of the Dutch on the Japanese and Chinese health service. [Boeknr.: 11716 ]

€ 225,00

KONINCKX, Christian. The first and second charters of the Swedish East India Company (1731-1766). A contribution to the maritime, economic and social history of North-Western Europe in its relationships with the Far East. With a preface by K. Glamann. Kortrijk, Van Ghemmert, (1980). Cloth. With folding table, 18 plates, and maps and diagrams. 559,(1) pp. Important study on the Swedish East India Company, with tables of contents on: persons, geographical names, subjects and ships. [Boeknr.: 14377 ]

€ 35,00

KUHN, D. Die Song-Dynastie (960 bis 1279). Eine neue Gesellschaft im Spiegel ihrer Kultur. (Weinheim, 1987). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 171 plates and illustrations. XVI,528 pp. - (Acta Humaniora). - First monograph on the subject. [Boeknr.: 31229 ]

€ 150,00

KUO SUNG-T'AO, LIU HSI-HUNG and CHANG TE-YI. The first Chinese embassy to the West. Translated and annotated by J.D. Frodsham. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1974. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 8 plates. LXV,222 pp. [Boeknr.: 31156 ]

€ 45,00

KUYLENSTJERNA, Alexis. Bland Kineser och Mongoler. Stockholm, C. & E. Gernandt, (1900-1901).2 volumes. Original pictorial cloth. With numerous plates and illustrations. (4),420; (4),427 pp. First edition. - Travel-account in Swedish, starting in Port Said to Hong Kong, Peking, Shanghai, Mongolia and Moscow. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 32845 ]

€ 75,00

LAM, Robert P.F. The Hong Kong Album. A Selection of the museum's historical photographs. 4th edition. Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of History, 1988. 4to. Wrappers. With many photographic illustrations. 99 pp. Text in English and Chinese. [Boeknr.: 34565 ]

€ 18,00

LAUNAY, A. Les cinquante-deux serviteurs de dieu français - Annamites - Chinois. Mis à mort pour la foi en Extrême-Orient de 1815 à 1856 dont la cause de béatification a été introduite en 1840, 1843, 1857. Biographies. Tome II. Paris, Téqui, 1893. Original printed wrappers. 350;16 pp. Biographies of Paul Khoan, Luc Loan, Gilles Delamott, Augustin Schoeffler, Jean Louis Bonnard, Auguste Chapdelaine, etc. [Boeknr.: 24610 ]

€ 65,00

LEQUIN, Fr. Isaac Titsingh in China (1794-1796). Het onuitgegeven journaal van zijn Ambassade naar Peking. Alphen a/d Rijn, Canaletto, 2005. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 105 illustrations. 319 pp. [Boeknr.: 28886 ]

€ 45,00


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