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A Selection of Rare Antiquarian Books 17 July - 8 August, 2008
This is an online exhibition and sale. All books are available for purchase online (unless previously sold) and the exhibition will commence immediately upon posting to our website. For our Hong Kong based clients the books may also be viewed at our Gallery at Nine Queen's Road Central and for clients unable to visit the Gallery we can provide larger electronic images and detailed descriptions (including of condition) by email. We ship worldwide and payment may be made by credit card (Amex, Visa or Mastercard) by email or phone.
Recent acquisitions - History and travel of Hong Kong, China and the Far East; 19th & 20th century literature & poetry; and childrens books.

THE HONG KONG ALMANACK AND DIRECTORY FOR 1846, with an Appendix
W.T. [William Tarrant]

THE TREATY PORTS OF CHINA AND JAPAN
W.F. Mayers & N.B Dennys

A DIRECTORY FOR THE NAVIGATION OF THE INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO, CHINA, AND JAPAN
Alexander George Findlay

EUROPE IN CHINA : The History of Hong Kong from the Beginning to the Year 1882
E.J. Eitel

A NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY VISIT TO THE CONSULAR CITIES OF CHINA AND TO THE ISLANDS OF HONG KONG AND CHUSAN
Rev. George Smith

TWELVE SKETCHES OF HONG KONG & VICINITY
H.G. Gandy, 20th century British watercolour artist.

JESUITS UNDER FIRE : In the Siege of Hong Kong 1941
Thomas F. Ryan

ILLUSTRATIONS OF CHINA AND ITS PEOPLE, Vol. 3
John Thomson

ATLAS DE L'EXPÉDITION DE CHINE EN 1860

THE WALLS AND GATES OF PEKING
Osvald Sir n

CHINA, IN A SERIES OF VIEWS DISPLAYING THE SCENERY, ARCHITECTURE, AND SOCIAL HABITS OF THAT ANCIENT EMPIRE ILLUSTRATED, Vol. 1 & 2
G.N. Wright.

JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE LATE EMBASSY TO CHINA; Comprising a Correct Narrative of the Public Transactions of the Embassy, of the Voyage to and from China, and of the Journey from the Mouth of Pei-Ho to the Return to Canton. 2 Volumes.
Henry Ellis

BARROW'S TRAVELS IN CHINA
John Barrow

CHINA ALBUM No. 1 - CENTRAL CHINA
Kanamaru Kenji

SHANGHAI OF TODAY - A SOUVENIR ALBUM OF 38 VANDYKE PRINTS OF "THE MODEL SETTLEMENT"
O.M. GREEN

THE JUNKS AND SAMPANS OF THE YANGTZE, 2 Vols
G.R.G. Worcester

BASIL LUBBOCK COLLECTION, 11 Volumes
Basil Lubbock

CHINESE DRAMA : FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES UNTIL TODAY
L.C. Arlington

SOUVENIR ALBUM : TSING TAO

THE CULTURE OF THE NUDE IN CHINA
Heinz von Perckhammer

TURN TO THE EAST
Caroline Singer and C. Le Roy Baldridge.

CHINESISCHE KINDERFREUDEN � IN BILD, WORT UND MUSIK
Hwang Yuntze and Hsiao Shusien

VISIONS OF CHINA
Marc Riboud

MAH JONG AND HOW TO PLAY IT
Chiang Lee

KOWTOW
Princess Der Ling

PHOTO ALBUM OF JAPAN

THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, 2 Vols.
Elizabeth Bisland

SCENES IN CEYLON
Vereker M. Hamilton & Stewart M. Fasson

THE RUINED CITIES OF CEYLON
Henry W. Cave

THE BOOK OF CEYLON Being a Guide to Its Railway System and An Account of Its Varied Attractions For the Visitor and Tourist, 3 Volumes
Henry W. Cave.

WANDERINGS IN BURMA
George W. Bird

BURMA, PAINTED AND DESCRIBED
R. Talbot Kelly

THE FACE OF NORTH VIETNAM
Marc Riboud

BLEAK HOUSE
Charles Dickens.

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT
Charles Dickens

THE POEMS OF JOHN KEATS, 2 Volumes
Charles J. Holmes

THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL
C.3.3. [Oscar Wilde]

THE WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, 12 Volumes
Samuel Johnson

THE LORD OF THE RINGS, 3 Volumes
J.R.R. Tolkien

OF MICE AND MEN
John Steinbeck

EAST OF EDEN
John Steinbeck

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY
Ian Fleming

GOLDFINGER
Ian Fleming

ATLAS SHRUGGED
Ayn Rand

JUST SO STORIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
Rudyard Kipling

FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
Ernest Hemingway

THE NAME OF ACTION
Graham Greene

IT'S A BATTLEFIELD
Graham Greene

SCOOP : A NOVEL ABOUT JOURNALISTS
Evelyn Waugh

PRUSSIAN OFFICER AND OTHER STORIES
D.H. Lawrence

WHITE FANG
Jack London

UNDER MILK WOOD
Dylan Thomas

THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON, POET LAUREATE
Alfred Lord Tennyson

CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAYS CONTRIBUTED TO THE EDINBURGH REVIEW. Two Volumes

BIGGLES SERIES
Captain W.E. Johns.

COLONELS
H.M. Bateman

THE SAVOY COCKTAIL BOOK
Harry Craddock

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
Maurice Sendak

WINNIE THE POOH
A.A. Milne

THE LITTLE PRINCE
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

ELOISE
Kay Thompson

ELOISE IN PARIS
Kay Thompson

YERTLE THE TURTLE & OTHER STORIES
Dr. Seuss