The Library has been digitizing its rare books located in the Special Collections with the purpose to promote resource sharing via online access of its full-text. To give users a glimpse of the Chinese and East Asian cultures and histories in western eyes between 18th and early 20th century, this collection contains the rare books on China and East Asia which were mainly published in western countries between 1704 and 1922. Users can also browse different topics by its subcollection including Chinese Literature, Missionary, Religions in China, Social Life and Customs in China, Statistics of China Commerce, Travel in China, etc.

Works (206)

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K35694863?file=thumbnail
Title:
A lute of jade : being selections from the classical poets of China
Alternative Title:
Wisdom of the East
Creator:
Cranmer-Byng, L. (Launcelot), 1872-1945
Date:
1918?
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Chinese Literature
Bz60d0815?file=thumbnail
Title:
The wisdom of the Chinese : their philosophy in sayings and proverbs
Creator:
Brown, Brian, 1881-
Date:
c1920
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Chinese Language
Jh343s83g?file=thumbnail
Title:
A Revelation of the Chinese revolution : a retrospect and forecast
Creator:
Mullowney, John J. (John James), 1878-1953
Date:
c1914
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
History of China
Sf2687490?file=thumbnail
Title:
Changing China
Creator:
Gascoyne-Cecil, William, 1863-1936
Date:
1912
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Missionary
Subcollection:
Social Life and Customs in China
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Title:
The Chinese revolution
Creator:
Brown, Arthur Judson, 1856-1963
Date:
c1912
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
History of China
Nv935500m?file=thumbnail
Title:
Memoirs of Li Hung Chang
Creator:
Li, Hongzhang, 1823-1901
Date:
1913
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
History of China
3197xp057?file=thumbnail
Title:
Li Hung-Chang
Creator:
Bland, J. O. P. (John Otway Percy), 1863-1945
Date:
1917
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
History of China
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Title:
China's only hope : an appeal
Alternative Title:
Quan xue pian
Creator:
Zhang, Zhidong, 1837-1909
Date:
1900
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
History of China