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image of The Jesuits 1594-1994: Macao and China, East Meets West. Review of Culture, No. 21

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Macao: Instituto Cultural de Macau, 1994. Paperback. 285p. paperback, mild shelfwear, very good.
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image of Sojourners in a strange land: Jesuits and their scientific missions in late imperial China

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. 273p., very good hardcover in dustjacket. "Though Jesuits assumed a variety of roles as missionaries in late imperial China, their most memorable guise was that of scientific expert, whose maps, clocks, astrolabes, and armillaries reportedly astonished the Chinese. But the icon of the missionary-scientist is itself a complex myth. Masterfully correcting the standard… Read more
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The Wise Man from the West

by Cronin, Vincent

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Published
1955
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New York: Dutton, 1955. 300p., very good hardcover in a dustjacket with a closed edge tear. On Matteo Ricci.
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image of The Portuguese Missions in Malacca and Singapore (1511-19580. / Volume III - Singapore  /  Reedicao facsimilada da obra com o mesmo titulo editada pela agencia geral do ultramar.  Lisboa 1961

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Macau: Instituto Cultural de Macau, 1987. Paperback. Singleton treatment of the Church in Singapore, complete in one volume: 508p., illustrated with a few fuzzy photographs and statistical tables, large paperback in 9x6.5 inch plain plain printed glossy white wraps, a quietly nice production with rubricated title and intaglio title framing. Cover margins exhibit just a hint of age-toning… Read more
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image of Histoire de la Mission d'Amboine, 1546-1605: despuis sa fondation par Saint François Xavier jusqu'a sa destruction par la Compagnie Neerlandaise des Indes Orientales

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Louvain, Belgium: Museum Lessianum, 1934. Paperback. 238p. + [1]p. of plates, two fold-out maps, wraps, 6x9.25 inches, wraps worn and toned, sticker on front wrap, neatly ex-library with ownership stamp on half-title and copyright page else good condition. Text in French. Museum Lessianum-Section Missiologique, No. 19. The mission was on Amboine, a small island in Indonesia.
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The Franciscans in the Indonesian Archipelago, 1300-1775

by Meersman, Achilles

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Published
1967
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Louvian, Belgium: Nauwelaerts, 1967. Paperback. 201p., wraps, 6.5x9.75 inches, wraps lightly worn, front wrap creased else very good condition.
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image of Jahangir and the Jesuits: with an account of the travels of Benedict Goes and the Mission to Peru.  From the relations of Father Fernão Guerreiro, S.J.

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1930. Hardcover. xxix, 287p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Jahangir, corners bumped, endpapers lightly foxed else very good condition. No jacket. Broadway Travellers. On the fourth Mughul emperor and the Jesuit missionaries who tried to convert the Mughals.
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image of The Traditional History of the Chinese Script: From a Seventeenth Century Jesuit Manuscript

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Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus University Press, 1988. 64p., slender hardcover, couple small spot on front cover, otherwise very good. Includes facsimile reprints of the original document.
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image of Galileo in China. Relations through the Roman College between Galileo and the Jesuit Scientist - missionaries (1610-1640)

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960. 115p., very good hardcover in dustjacket. "Galileo's evidence of a helio-centric universe had been condemned by the Catholic Church, but Father D'Elia finds that the Jesuits were more sympathetic to the astronomer than he appreciated.
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image of Le triple demisme de Suen Wen, traduit, annote et apprecie par Pascal M. D'Elia, avec une introduction et un index

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Shanghai: T'ou-sè-Wé, 1930. xxxv, 45, 637 23p., paperback, very good. On Sun Yat-sen's Three Principles of the People.
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Indo-Portuguese History: Sources and Problems

by Correia-Afonso, John, ed

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Published
1981
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Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1981. Hardcover. xii, 201p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, map endpapers, boards lightly worn else very good condition. No dj. Papers from the International Seminar on Indo-Portuguese History, held in Goa in November 1978. Includes chapters on missionaries and Jesuits.
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image of Utopia and History in Mexico; The First Chroniclers of Mexican Civilization (1520-1569) Translated by Bernard R. Ortiz de Montellano and Thelma Ortiz de Montellano

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Niwot CO: University Press of Colorado, 1995. xix, 566p., illustrated with several period faclimiles and new line-drawn maps, hardbound first American edition in black cloth boards titled silvergilt and enclosed in the plain printed glossy dust jacket. An as-new copy, perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. Mesoamerican Worlds: From the Olmecs to the Danzantes.
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Giuseppe Castiglione, a Jesuit painter at the court of the Chinese emperors

by Beurdeley, Cécile; Michel Beurdeley

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Published
1972
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9780804809870
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Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1972. 204p., very good hardcover in dustjacket. Top edge of cloth boards has some foxing. Includes many reproductions of paintings, some in color.
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image of Life of the Blessed Charles Spinola, of the Society of Jesus. With a sketch of the other Japanese martyrs, beatified on the 7th of July, 1867

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New York: PJ Kennedy; Excelsior Catholic Pub. House, 1892. 250p., hardcover with gilt title "Japanese Martyrs" on spine and on front board; hinges starting.
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Missionary and Mandarin: the Jesuits at the Court of China

by Rowbotham, Arnold H.

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Published
1942
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1942. xi, 374p., very good hardcover in an edgeworn dustjacket, the dj reinforced on the verso with old tape. Inscribed by the author on front endpaper.
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image of Juifs de Chine à travers la correspondance inédite de Jésuites du dix-huitième siècle

Juifs de Chine à travers la correspondance inédite de Jésuites du dix-huitième siècle

by Dehergne, Joseph; Donald Daniel Leslie

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Published
1980
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Roma: Institutum Historicum S.J., 1980. 250p., very good paperback. Transcripts of letters with English translation. Bibliotheca Instituti Historici Societatis Jesu, 41. Jesuit observations about the remnants of China's Jewish community.
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image of The Chinese Reader's Manual. A Handbook of Biographical, Historical, Mythological, and General Literary Reference

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Shanghai: Presbyterian Mission Press, 1924. xvi, 444p hardcover, mild shelfwear, London distributor's label on title page. Originally published in 1874.
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£33.28
image of L'empire chinois: faisant suite à l'ouvrage intitulé Souvenirs d'un voyage dans la Tartarie et le Thibet

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Peking: Impr. des Lazaristes, 1926. Two hardcover volumes, 479 and 493p., spine ends worn, second volume has some tears to the cloth along the spine edges. Textblock toned but otherwise very good.
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£73.95
image of China in the 16th Century: The Journals of Matthew Ricci 1583-1610, translated by Louis J. Gallagher, S. J.

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New York: Random House, 1953. xxii, 616p., hardcover in mildly edgeworn dust jacket. Front free endpaper has an old bookseller's label (Pellucidar, in Berkeley); otherwise very good. Important work on the Jesuit mission in China.
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image of Chang Foo or, the Latest Fashions in Religion, a Story of a Clever Chinaman in Search After Religious Truth

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Cincinnati: Standard Publishing Co, 1885. 313p., slender hardcover, mild scuffing to boards. Narrative of a Chinese seeker whose quest for religious truth leads him to the United States. Much of the text is devoted to lengthy debates between clergymen about the nature of baptism, etc.
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