Category Archives: Bibliophile

Books published by my family members

Libraries and books

St. John’s, 2004

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Protected: Zhou’s family tree

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Der König Des Baumes

Der König Des Baumes The king of the tree By Chow Chung-Cheng Ensslin & Laiblin Verlag (Gebundene Ausgabe – 1967)

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小舟

A Little Sampan Kleine Sampan By Chow Chung-cheng 周仲铮 1963 Chinese edition 1985 By 中国文联出版社 Chow’s autobiography. It stirred up a big sensation in Europe when it first published, in German.

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The Origins of the Boxer Uprising

The Origins of the Boxer Uprising By Joseph Eshevick University of California Press: 1987; Chinese translation: Jiangsu People’s Press, 1994 Winner of 1987 John K. Fairbank Prize from American Historical Association; 1989 Joseph R. Levenson Prize from the Association for … Continue reading

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Used books

Few of my successful if not surprising finds on the net I’m spending the better part of the day scanning a book that was lent to me by Roland, and agonizing over the fact that I haven’t found a used Chinese book … Continue reading

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Xiaoxiao Jingge 小校经阁

1321 Xinzha Lu (near the North Shanxi Lu 新闸路1321号 – 陕西北路口) is located in Jingan area in Shanghai.  This octagon two-story building Xiaoxiao Jingge 小校经阁 was part of the compound where my maternal grandma grew up, and housed very important collections of books … Continue reading

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Chronology of Shutao’s Book Collection 藏书年谱

By Li Guoqing 李国庆 published in 2000.  A comprehensive book on Shutao‘s bibliophile journey in chronicle order.  Details and anecdotes on major acquisitions, the engraved ancient books that he financed, his seals .. most importantly, since China lacks such topic … Continue reading

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自庄严堪善本书目 Rare book booklist

自庄严堪善本书目 天津古籍出版社 1985 Tianjin Ancient Book Publishing House published Zhou Shutao‘s rare books booklist in 1985.  He’s a major bibliophile in China.  According to his second son 珏良 Jueliang, he began donating his collections to Beijing Library since 1951, then to Tianjin Library … Continue reading

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Zhao Puchu 赵朴初

Zhao Puchu 赵朴初 (1907 – 2000; Taihu 太湖, Anhui – Beijing), a life long family friend who’s also Anhui province native.  He wore many hats, from banking to politics but was best known to be the president of China Buddhist Association.

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Reagan’s Diaries

Five leather-bound books, Reagan’s diaries during his presidency are being published for the first time this month by HarperCollins, which I believe still an American company. Few years ago I found a gigantic set of books sat on the simple … Continue reading

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Ma Changhua 马昌华

Professor (?) Ma is a native of Anhui (Hefei? I remembered him saying that he’s from Hefei.. could be that he didn’t want to drill into detail?), the capital of Anhui Province that was the cradle of the 淮系 Huai Clique that … Continue reading

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耄年忆往 Memoir of an Octogenarian

By Lucy Lu Wu 吕孝信 Memoir of an Octogenarian, Seattle, 2000. Gupo 三姑婆 wrote this book when she was 90 years old in Seattle. She recounted her life since birth in China. Ever since the immigration to US, she lived … Continue reading

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郊叟曝言

周一良自选集 Zhou (Chou) Yiliang Self Selected Works 新世界出版社 New World Press Beijing 2001 目录 ······ 前言 追忆胡适之先生 旧文新刊 读《冯秉诠教授的道路》 ――纪念两位挚友之― 未刊丁则良文集序 · · · · · · (更多) 前言 追忆胡适之先生 旧文新刊 读《冯秉诠教授的道路》 ――纪念两位挚友之― 未刊丁则良文集序 ――纪念两位挚友之二 哈佛大学中国留学生的“三杰” 童云扬教授来信介绍吴于廑先生作为 武汉大学历史系主任所作出的贡献 纪念丁声树先生 劳颠:回忆丁声树先生 … Continue reading

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United States Diplomacy in China

By Te-Kong Tong  唐德刚 [Tang De Gang], University of Washington Press, 1964.  This book covers the period 1844-60.  I don’t know if this was his thesis at Columbia.  Once he did mention John Fairbank’s autocracy, ” … he told me … Continue reading

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Shanghais Large Dragons

By Wei-Liang Chow 周炜良 Published in 1995 Printed in Hong Kong. He was a profound student of Chinese philately and had a special interest in the stamps and postal history of the Shanghai Local Post going back to his days, a … Continue reading

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毕竟是书生

By Chou Yiliang 周一良,  published in 1998 in Beijing by 北京十月文艺初版社. his autobiography. 毕竟是书生  1 扶桑四周 100 我的 《我的前半生》 121 Misc

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The authors and their books

will update this one as I go . All in the family .. (first date – initial pub; 2nd date is the one I have.) I don’t go out of my way looking for books by my relatives, at least … Continue reading

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