Classification of the Morrison Collection in Toyo Bunko

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"The Morrison Collection: This collection was painstakingly amassed by George Ernest Morrison during his 20-year residency in Beijing. Contains approximately 24,000 volumes in Western languages dealing with China and its neighbors and includes about 1,000map/lithograph titles, about 7,200 pamphlets, and over 120 periodicals. Of particular value are 54 editions of Marco Polo's Description of the World including a copy of the first Latin printing in 1485. The reader will also find 500 dictionaries of Chinese The Library dialects, approximately 300 titles published in the West on Russo-Japanese War, reports of survey expeditions to Central Asia, books on China written by the earliest Christian missionaries to travel there.
The Morrison II Collection: Contains materials related to Southeast Asia collected by Morrison's son Alistair and his wife, Hedda."

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Classification of the Morrison Collection in Toyo Bunko
Year of Creation: 
1924
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Toyo Bunko (The Oriental Library)
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2-28-21 Honkomagome, Bunkyo, 13, 113-0021, Japan