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The Principal Articles of Chinese Commerce
(Import and Export). With a description of origin, appearance characteristics, and general properties of each commodity; an account of the methods of preparation or manufacture; together with various tests, etc., by means of which the different products may be readily identified. Shanghai 1941
Second edition, reprinted 4to, pp.viii, 537, illustrations. China - The Maritime Customs, II. Special Series: Number 38. A very good copy in the original cloth backed boards, slight scuffing to boards, corners bumped.
Three years of Japan Punch
Yokohama R. Meiklejohn for the author 1884-1887
First edition Thirty six consecutive issues from March 1884 to March 1887, folio, 35 x 25 cm. Each with original title page, lithograph illustrations throughout. Unpaginated, but each issue has 11 leaves (including title), except those of January & February 1886 which have 10 leaves (including title). A very good set bound in contemporary half sheep, neatly re-backed preserving original spine, but with some patches lacking. Occasional pencil annotations in margins in a contemporary hand.
Junks and Sampans of the Upper Yangtze.
Shanghai Statistical Department of the Inspectorate General of Customs 1940
First edition 4to, pp.x, 96, frontispiece, 53 plates, 3 folding, 2 text illustrations. China. The Maritime Customs. III. - Miscellaneous Series: No.51. A very good copy in the original quarter calf, watered cloth boards. Spine rubbed.
Notes on Chinese Literature:
with Introductory Remarks on the Progressive Advancement of the Art; and a list of translations from the Chinese into various European Languages. Shanghai American Presbyterian Mission Press 1902
New edition 8vo, pp. xxxix, [i, blank], 307; Chinese characters in the text. Contemporary half roan, new green morocco spine.
Cordier BS 1821