Lot 30: CHINA: 15 WORKS IN ENGLISH ABOUT CHINA
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
November 7, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Braga, J.M. China Landfall, 1513. Hong Kong, 1956, plates, folding map, green cloth, gilt, pictorial dust jacket, [Chêng Tê-k'un, bookplate], light browning of leaves, small damp stain to bottom of lower cover, jacket also browned with a few small tears
Yule, Henry. Cathay and the Way Thither...new edition, 4 volumes bound in 2, London, 1915-1913-1914-1916, 2 large folding maps in rear pockets, tan morocco over marbled boards, with original wrappers bound in, one folding map with small tears and repairs, light browning
History of the two Tartar Conquerors of China. London, 1854, FIRST EDITION, half-title, contemporary green calf, gilt arms of General Assembly Library of New Zealand on upper cover and foot of spine (and bookplate), binding stamped '17' and '9106', [Rev. Thomas Bell, signature on half-title], light browning and spotting, spine sunned and with minor repairs
and 11 others, 4to or 8vo (15)
Chandra, Lokesh and S.D.Singhal. Prof.Raghuvira's Expedition to China. Part I. 1969
Pelliot, Paul. Notes on Marco Polo. 3 volumes. 1959.
Sherwood, Merriam and Elmer Mantz. The Road to Cathay. 1928.
Abel, Clarke. Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China. 1971.
The Journey of William of Rubruck to the Eastern Parts of the World, 1253-55. 1900.
Brinkley, F. China: Its History, Arts, and Literature. 4 volumes [9-12]
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