London, Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1673 - 395 x 265 mm.
Very rare first English text edition of this most important and early resource on China and the Chinese. Three parts in one folio by John Macock for the author.Part I: An Embassy. Part II: A narrativ..
Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678 - 170 x 105 mm.
Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Jacob Amman, "Narrative of a trip to Palestine". The work had been published in 1618 and 1630...
Important richely illustrated compendium of the first Dutch voyages to East India, of great interest for the history and establisment of the Dutch global trade, particularly in America, Asia and Ocean..
First French edition, published by P.Gosse, J.Neaulme and B.Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden to foreigners to enter the country. Th..
This provides an interesting illustrated description of China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas. Including a map of China, Korea and Japan, with the Sea between Korea and Japan called "Zee van Japan" and..
This most uncommon work provides an interesting focus on the dissemination of the outline of Japan provided by Kaempfer. Beside the description of Japan, the book includes a description of Philippines..
First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following the Martini /Blaeu Novus Atlas Sinensis 16..
Volume 21 of this informative publication with a description of the discoveries, conquests, and settlements by the Portuguese, Spaniards, English, and Dutch in South East Asia.This volume including fi..
Osaka, Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806 - 225 x 180 mm.
Published in Osaka, Kawachiya Genhichiro, et al. [8 book sellers], slightly later issue but apparently in Edo period, using all the same woodblocks of original first edition (Kawachiya Kichibei et al..
Rare first edition.- The French sinologist Jean-Pierre Abel-Remusat (September 5, 1788 - June 2, 1832) was born in Paris and educated for the medical profession, but a Chinese herbal in the collection..
Prisse d’Avennes was one of the foremost scholars of Arabic art and architecture of the 19th century; this work represents the summation of his studies. From the aspect of chromolithography, this rank..
VOYAGE A ANGKOR. - Collection constituée de 26 photographies par Emile Gsell, 13 autres photographies, 2 fascicules concernant le Cambodge et Angkor, 3 dessins, 6 planches provenant de l'ouvrage de Ga..