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#1 changsham

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 11:56 PM

Hi all, I would like to recommend members to view the digital archive of the Toyo Bunko Library. The library has about a 100 old rare Asian and Chinese History books, maps and photo albums all in European languages from the famous George Ernest Morrison collection. George Morrison was a 19thCentury Australian Adventurer and advisor to Yuan Shi Kai in the Republic period. He amassed a collection of over 24.000 books. A sellection of these books, maps and photos are avaliable free on line.

A must read for Chinese History buffs.

http://dsr.nii.ac.jp...o/index.html.en

If the link doesn't work then just Google Toyo Bunko Digital Archive.

Regards
Paul

Edited by changsham, 04 July 2008 - 12:02 AM.

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#2 chy

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Posted 01 October 2008 - 02:14 AM

Terrific! Thanks for the link, changsham.

I've heard of the library but hadn't kept track of developments. Great to have free access to it online, I'll spend many hours there!

#3 Kenshinng

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Posted 01 October 2008 - 03:16 AM

Thank you very much! these are very precious and old! wow really makes my horizons widen! :)




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