Serica project website

A subset of the Bodleian's allegro catalogue of Chinese books which has been designed to show the extent and nature of our pre-modern holdings and to give access to those parts of the collection that have been digitised.

Some materials not yet included in the project website

Serica blog

Some notes on old Chinese books in the Bodleian collections and on old Chinese books in general.

Collectors' seals on Chinese books in the Bodleian Library

Survey of Chinese "special collections" in the Bodleian Library

Chinese books in Europe in the 17th century

David Helliwell
6 November 2015