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China's Millions. Edited by J. Hudson Taylor. For the
years 1878 to 1884 inclusive (excepting the December number of 1883), 7 vols. 4to. cloth gilt, 78 6d
1878-84 An illustrated monthly periodical, which began in 1876.
China Review; or Notes and Queries on the Far East. Vols.
I-XVII [2 intermediate nos. missing]. Royal 8vo. four vols. in half calf, the rest in parts, £5.
Hong Kong, 1872-89 Published bi-monthly, six nos. forming a volume. Annual subscription £1. 10s.
The missing numbers are : vol. VII, part 4 ; XV, part 1. Vol. IX, part 5, wants pp. 297-302.
Chinese Repository [on the History, Language, Statistics, etc.
of China and the adjacent countries), 20 vols., 8vo., all published ; half calf and boards, £14.
Canton, 1832-51 another copy, 20 vols., including the GENERAL INDEX; hf. morocco neat, £18.
1832-51 another copy, 20 vols., and GENERAL INDEX, the Index bound separately ;-21 vols., 8vo., half calf, very neat, £22. 108
1832-51 Chinese Classics, Chinese and English, with commentaries by JAMES LEGGE. 5 vols. in 8, roy. 8vo., cloth, £8. 108
Hong-Kong, 1861-72 CONTENTS : Vol. I. Confucian Analects, the great learning and doctrine of the mean. Vol. II. The Works of Mencius. Vol. III, Part I. The first parts of the Shoo-King or the Books of Tang ; the Books of Yu; the Books of Hea ; the Books of Shang ; and the Prolegomena. Vol. III, Part II. The fifth part of the Shoo King, or the Books of Chow; and the Indexes. Vol. IV, Part I. The first part of the She-King, or the lessons from the states; and the prolego
Vol. IV, Part II. The second, third, and fourth parts of the She-King, or the minor odes of the Kingdom, the greater odes of the Kingdom, the sacrificial odes and praise songs; and the indexes. Vol. V, Part I. Dukes Yin, Hwa Chwang, Min, He, Wan, Seuen and Ch'ing, and the prolegomena. Vol. V, Part II. Dukes Seang, Ch'aou, Ting, and Gae, with Tao's Appendix ; and the indexes.
Davis (John Francis). Poeseos Sinensis Commentarii. On
the POETRY OF THE CHINESE, to which are added translations and
Du Halde (J. B.). Description géographique, historique,
chronologique, politque et physique de l'Empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie
Paris, Le Mercier, 1735
WORKS ON CHINA.
Gouvea. Innocentia Victrix sive Sententia Comitiorum
Imperii Sinici pro Innocentia Christianæ Religionis lata Juridicè per
Printed in Canton.
ancient and Mediæval Relations, as represented in old Chinese Records.
1885 Notes on the Chinese Documentary Style. 8vo. viii and 152 pp., 38 6d
1888 ANCIENT PORCELAIN: a study in Chinese Mediæval Industry and Trade. 8vo. 80 pp., 38 6d
1888 Dr. Hirth is one of the most accomplished Sinologues now living: his new work on Ancient Chinese Porcelain is indispensable to Collectors.
Hwen Thsang. Histoire de la Vie de Hiouen Thsang, et de ses
Voyages dans l'Inde, depuis l'an 629 jusqu'en 645, par Hoei-Li et YenThsong, suivie de documents et d'éclaircissements géographiques; traduite du Chinois par Stanislas Julien. 8vo., uncut; or, neatly bound, 168 1853
Hoei Lan Ki; ou, l'Histoire du Cercle de Craie. Drame en prose
et en vers, traduit du Chinois, et accompagné de notes, etc. par Stanislas JULIEN. 8vo. bds. 58
Livre (Le) des Recompenses et des Peines,
en Chinois et en Français; accompagné de quatre cents légendes, anecdotes et histoires par Stanislas Julien. 8vo. cloth, 108 Paris, 1835
Mémoires concernant l'Histoire, les Sciences, les Arts,
les Meurs, les Usages, etc. des Chinois par les Missionaires de Pekin, 15 vols. 4to. with plates ; calf gilt, £3. 38
Paris, 1776-91 Two more vols. were published about twenty years later ; these are frequently wanting. Phoenix (The), à Monthly Magazine for India, Burma, Siam,
China, Japan, and Eastern Asia. Edited by the Rev. JAMES SUMMERS. 36 numbers, forming 3 vols. (all published) in 1 vol. 4to. hf. morocco, 78 6d
1870-73 Yule (Col. Henry). Cathay and the way thither ; being a collection of medieval notices of China. 2 vols., 8vo., with maps; calf neat,
1866 Presentation copy from the Author to Sir Roderick Impey Murchison.
Yule. The Book of SER MARCO POLO, the Venitian, concerning the
Kingdoms and Marvels of the East, edited by Col. Henry Yule. 2 vols.
1875 or a Presentation Copy to Sir George Scharf. With letters addressed to him by the Author, £8. 188 6d
Giles's Biographical Dictionary
of Eminent Chinamen from the earliest records of Chinese History to the present time. To be issued in two parts forming one stout volume, royal 8vo. Chinese names in Chinese characters, with the English pronunciation, subscription price, £2. 2s, payable on delivery of the first half
1897 Part I, 496 pp., is now ready and can be died in A.D. 948, and who is described as a poor delivered at once to subscribers.
orphan of a tribe of Turkic Tartars who disAs soon as the book is completed the price tinguished himself as a soldier under the later will be raised to £3, 3s.
Tang and Chin dynasties, who was Governor
of Ho-tuog (modern Sbansi) when the Kitans “ Mr. Herbert A. Giles, late H.M. Consul at
took Pien-Chou ; and, collecting an army, Ningpo, has finished • A Chinese Biographical
he harassed their rear, forced them to retreat, Dictionary.' It will contain about 2500 lives
and was raised by his soldiers to the vacant of the most eminent Chinese statesmen,warriors,
throne. Feriile as China has been in great philosophers, poets, painters, travellers, priests,
men, such is the barbarism of the world that rebels, beauties, etc., from the earliest ages
few of them can be said t') have a world-wide down to the present day. Biographical notices
reputation. Such a reputation, however, is of the emperors will also be included.”—The
enjoyed by Li Hung-chang for one, and Atheneum, February 6th, 1897.
Dr. Giles devotes to him a compact biography “The compilation of a Chinese biographical of about four pages, in which his career is dictionary on a scale of sufficient comprehensive vividly traced down to the end of his triumphal ness must be regarded as an enterprise of great progress through Europe and America "last practical importance, forChina is being opened' year. “Since his return to Peking,' we read. in spite of itself, and is evidently destined to • he seems to have occupied the position rather become increasingly a sphere of interest alike of an extinct volcano. By some he has been as regards politics, commerce, and literature. regarded as a friend to foreigners and to Such an enterprise has been taken in hand and national progress on liberal lines. It is more is now carried a long way towards completion than probable, however, that his desire for by the sinologist who is probably the most such progress has simply veiled a national wish competent of all for the task, Mr. Herbert A. to see his own countrymen paramount and the Giles, LL.D., late Her Britannic Majesty's barbarian once more at their feet.' Of Prince Consui at Ningpo, and for the last few years Kung there is a corresponding but briefer a citizen of Aberdeen. The first instalment of notice, and, of still more celebrated personages, Dr. Giles's biographical dictionary has been there are excellent summaries of the lives of issued by Mr. Bernard Quaritch, of London, in Kóung Ch'iu (more recognisable to barbarians a large octavo' fascicule 'of about five hundred under the appellation of Confucius) and Laopages. It is arranged alphabetically according Tzu. The dictionary is a model of compact to the English alphabet, though also giving the and perspicuous statement, and it will be Chinese characters for the several names, and invaluable to the many Englishmen and Scotchin this instalment 1288 names are disposed of, men whose careers are in the Far East.'—The the last of the series being Liu Chip-yuan, who Aberdeen Daily Free Press, July 31st, 1897. Panjab Notes
and Queries, A monthly periodical, devoted to the systematic collection of authentic notes and scraps of information regarding the country and the people, edited by Captain R. C. TEMPLE, Bengal Staff Corps, 4 vols. 4to. all published, hf. İd. morocco, uncut, £2. 168 Allahabad, Oct. 1883–Sept. 1887
Captain Temple, now Governor of the Andaman Islands, has sold to me the remaining stock, of which I have made up a few perfect copies, and bound them with all the original wrappers. The title of the fourth volume is changed into “ Indian Notes and Queries."
These volumes include valuable information concerning the Zoology, Botany, History, Folklore, Antiquities, etc., of all parts of India. Vols. 1 and 2 have complete Indexes. Journal of Indian Art and Industry. Vol. VII. No. 58: MADRAS POTTERY, by EDWIN HOLDER. Atlas 4to., illustrated by 16 fullpage plates, some of them in colours ; sd. 28
April, 1897 The plates represent : Antique Pottery from Old Tombs ; Modern Madras Earthenware Earthenware from South Canara ; Arcot and Burmese Pottery ; Terra Cotta Ornaments, etc. The Journal of Indian Art and Industry. Vol. VII. No. 59, folio, 13 plales, some in colours, 28
July, 1897 Contents : Dyes and Dyeing in Bengal, by Banerjei. The Cotton Fabric Industry of the Madras Presidency by Thurston.
Morocco Arabic, Series I: MAKIN (Jas. El. Budgett) Morocco Arabic Vocabulary, Grammar, Notes, etc. 18mo. 270 pp. cloth, us
Tangier This little pocket vocabulary comprises them : with lists of polite phrases and five thousand words in daily use, collected proverbs. The whole in Roman characters from the lips of the people : classified transliterated according to the most according to an entirely new system, with approved systems adapted to the pronun. a complete index, and a list of over five ciation of Morocco by which every Arabic hundred similarly pronounced words, sound is distinguished. arranged to show the differences between
Morocco Arabic, Series II:
Morocco, revised and edited by W. MACKINTOSH, 18mo. 115 pp. cloth, 58
Tangier, 1893 The object of this small volume of of talk, such as would likely aid a student Dialogues in English and Arabic is to in Morocco to commence his intercourse provide simple and useful sample sentences with the people, and easily to acquire some about everyday things and common subjects knowledge of their language.
Dialogos Españoles y Arabigos en el dialecto de Marruc cos, 18mo. 115 pp. clotk, 58
Turkish Language :
REDHOUSE'S ENGLISH-TURKISH and TURKISH-ENGLISH
Dictionary, new and enlarged edition, by Dr. CHARLES WELLS, PH.D., complete in two parts, forming one vol. 8vo. double columns (pub. at £2.), cloth, reduced to 25s
1880 The first edition has been long entirely out of print ; the few copies which have turned up occasionally have been sold much above the original publishing price. WELLS (Dr. Charles) A PRACTICAL GRAMMAR of the TURKISH
LANGUAGE, based upon the best modern Turkish work on the subject; also including such rules of Arabic and Persian Grammar as have been
adopted by the Turks, 8vo. (pub. at 158), cloth, reduced to 108 1880 9 This is the best Tarkish Grammar ever written. The author's knowledge of the Turkish Language is exceptionally good and is only inferior to that possessed by One scholar, Mr. Redhouse. REDHOUSE'S large Lexicon ENGLISH and TURKISH, by J. W. Redhouse, in one volume, royal 8vo. 827 pp. double columns, hf. morocco, £1. 18
London, Bernard Quaritch, 1861 This is the counterpart of the great Turkish-English Lexicon above mentioned, and is the most complete and useful of all English-Turkish Dictionaries. It is even found to be indispensable as an English-Persian Dictionary by those who are employed in the English diplomatic service in Persia, notwithstanding the excellence of other recent works specially devoted to their use.
DR. CHARLES WELLS, the Literature of the Turks :
A TURKISH CHRESTOMATHY, 8vo. xx. and 272 pp., cloth, 168 1891
The first Turkish Reading book ever published, consisting of Extracts in Turkish from the best Turkish Authors (Historians, Novelists, Dramatists), with interlinear and free translations in English, biographical and grammatical notes and Facsimiles of MS. Letters and Documents.
“ This is the first good Turkish reading book which has been published in England, and it will be welcomed by all students of Turkish as a valuable addition to the books available for Icarning that language. Dr. Wells, who is Professor of Turkish in the School of Modern Oriental Languages founded by the Imperial Institute, and is author of an excellent Turkish Grammar, published by Quaritch in 1880, has taken great pains to make this Chrestomathy as complete as possible and of graduated difficulty, commencing with easy sentences, and going on to selections from some of the best Turkish authors, Translations of each piece are given for the assistance of students who have to work without a teacher.”_United Service Journal.
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