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Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang,
during the years 1843-46; employed surveying the islands of the eastern archipelago; accompanied by a brief vocabulary of the principal languages. With notes on the natural history of the islands, by Arthur Adams. London. Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, 1848,
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp.xxxix, [i, list of illustrations], 358, [2, blank], [10, publisher's advertisements]; [ii], 574, [2, appendix, errata]; frontispieces (1 tinted), 20 plates, 8 tinted plates, 5 charts (3 folding in the front pocket). Original cloth, gilt and blind stamp decoration on boards and spines. Spines sunned, and very lightly worn at head. A very good set. Armorial bookplate of Sir A. Berkeley Milne on front pastedown in volume 2, 'From the author' presentation inscription on the title-page of volume 1.
Journal of Three Voyages along the Coast of China, in 1831, 1832 & 1833,
with Notices of Siam, Corea, and the Loo-Choo Islands. To which is prefixed, An Introductory Essay on the Policy, Religion, etc. of China, by the Rev. W. Ellis. London: Thomas Ward & Co. [1838?]
Third edition pp.iv, 312, frontis portrait of Gutzlaff, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, all edges gilt. Light foxing to map. Head of spine frayed.
Specimen Pages of Korean Moveable Type.
Collected & described by ... Los Angeles Dawsons Book Shop 1966
First edition Folio, pp.73, frontispiece, 22 mounted specimens of Korean moveable type. No.170 of 300 copies. A very good copy in original cloth. Rather frayed plain dust wrapper. Some of the specimens have ancient stains.