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¶ Pinto — Voyages and adventures (1663)

July 3, 2014

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Pinto, Fernão Mendes. The voyages and adventures of Ferdinand Mendez Pinto, a Portugal during his travels for the space of one and twenty years in the kingdoms of Ethiopia, China, Tartaria, Cauchinchina, Calaminham, Siam, Pegu, Japan, and a great part of the East-Indies. Trans. Henry Cogan. London: printed by J. Macock and to be sold by Henry Herringman, 1663.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £1 4s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 948 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2).— Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 52b (£1). — ESTC (R221803). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 11. — MS catalogue (2), no. 92 (with three X’s beside it).

Digital version: EEBO.


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¶ de Saint-Denys — Poésies de l’époque des Thang

May 1, 2014

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Saint-Denys,  Léon Hervey, marquis d’. Poésies de l’époque des Thang, précédées de l’art poétique et la prosodie chez les chinois. Paris: Amyot, Éditeur, 1862.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 235 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 13s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Collie — Four books (1828)

May 1, 2014

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Collie, David, trans. The Chinese classical work commonly called the four books. Malacca: printed at the Mission Press, 1828.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 235 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 13s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 36.

Digital version: Internet Archive.

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¶ Jones — Examples of Chinese ornament (1867)

April 24, 2014

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Jones, Owen. Examples of Chinese ornament, selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections. London: S. & T. Gilbert, 1867.

100 chromolithographs.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 729 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 834.

[From the 1866 edition.]

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