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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Title:
A Chinese St. Francis : or the life of Brother Mao
Alternative Title:
The life of Brother Mao
Creator:
Brown, Colin Campbell
Date:
[1911]
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Missionary
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Title:
A Chinese pedigree on a tablet-disk
Alternative Title:
Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
Creator:
Hopkins, Lionel Charles, 1854-1952
Date:
1913
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Chinese Art
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Title:
A Mandarin primer
Alternative Title:
英華合璧
Creator:
Baller, F. W. (Frederick William), 1852-1922
Date:
1911
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Chinese Language
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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
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Title:
A Tibetan-English dictionary : with Sanskrit synonyms. Part 1
Creator:
Das, Sarat Chandra, 1849-1917
Date:
1902
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Chinese Language
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Title:
A Tibetan-English dictionary : with Sanskrit synonyms. Part 2
Creator:
Das, Sarat Chandra, 1849-1917
Date:
1902
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Chinese Language
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Title:
A cycle of Cathay : or, China, south and north ; with personal reminiscences
Creator:
Martin, W. A. P. (William Alexander Parsons), 1827-1916
Date:
1900, c1896
Collection:
Rare Books on China & East Asia
Subcollection:
Travel in China