China Guardian 2006 Autumn Auctions: The Thousand Volumes of Western Books: from Incunabula to the North Church Collection. November 23, 2006. Rare Book Sale Catalogue.

$480.00

Hardback auction catalogue.
Text in English and Chinese. Original brown cloth binding. Top corner of front cover slightly worn. Illustrations in color. Clean, tight, and very good.
China Guardian 2016 Autumn Auctions: The Thousand Volumes of Western Books: from Incunabula to the North Church Collection. November 23, 2006.
1074 lots including ancient western rare books, mostly books about China written in foreign languages from Incunabula to the North Church Collection. Lots 1-451, each with multiple Illustrations, Lots 42-1074 listed with brief descriptions. An important part of the remarkable and amazing heritage covering religion and advanced technologies. Works includes publications from churches and related organizations, from domestic and foreign agencies, the Manchurian Railway Company, the Beijing Academy Library, the Sino-French University Library, the West China Union University, Peking Fu Jen University, the Peking French Library, the Guangxuehui Library (Shanghai), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China, the Sino-French Association, and the Peking Private Institute of Arts and Music, from the cultural and educational organizations western collection: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Department of Information, Beifang University, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, North China University, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the Central People’s Government Publishing House, Northeast Renmin University, Tianjing Institute of Drama and Opera and the Institute of History.
Works on China in the Thousand Volumes cover almost every aspect of social life in China. They include monographs about politics, biographies, geographies, folk culture, arts and crafts, traditional philosophy and religion. A very rare example of a Chinese collection of western books on Chinese interests.
Size: 8.6×10.8×1.4 inches.
490 pages.

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