Updated September 8, 2014

Korea-Related Books in Brother Anthony’s Library in chronological order of publication


Old Books in Brother Anthony’s Library in chronological order of publication

Histoire Universelle, depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'a present. Composee en Anglois par une Societe de Gens de Lettres, Nouvellement traduite en Francois par une Societe de Gens de Lettres. Enrichie de figures et de cartes. Histoire Moderne. Tome 13. Paris: Moutard. 1783. [Contains Book 15: Tartares Orientaux; first part of Book 16 about China (Corea and Japan were covered in the following Tome 14, alas)
[See the original English of the portion about Korea at: http://archive.org/stream/modernpartofuniv08lond#page/520/mode/2up ].

John McLeod. Voyage of His Majesty’s Ship Alceste, along the Coast of Corea, to the Island of Lewchew; with an Account of her subsequent Shipwreck. London: John Murray. [Title page missing, 1818]

Captain Basil Hall. Voyage to Loo-Choo and Other Places in the Eastern Seas in the Year 1816. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable. 1826.

Bayard Taylor. A Visit to India, China, and Japan in the year 1853. New York: G. P. Putnam. 1855.

Pictorial History of China and India. Edited by Robert Sears. New Tork: Robert Sears. 1855.

John Scarth. Twelve Years in China by a British Resident. Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas. 1860.

Perry McDonough Collins. A voyage down the Amoor: with a land journey through Siberia, and incidental notices of Manchooria, Kamschatka, and Japan. New York, D. Appleton and company. 1860.

The Japanese in America. Edited by Charles Lanman. New York University Publishing Co. 1872.

Littell’s Living Age: Fifth Series Vol. XIV. April-June 1876. Boston: Littell and Gay. 1876. Pages 168 – 173. A Glimpse of the Korea by Cyprian A. G. Bridge. [describes a visit to the islands known as Port Hamilton]

Samuel Phillips Day. Tea: Its Mystery and History. London: Simpkin, Marshall. 1878.

L. R. L., [Fannie Roper Feudge]. A Queer People [Japan]. Boston: Lothrop & Co. nd [1878]

Edwin Arnold. The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation. Boston: Roberts Brothers. 1879.

Charles H. Eden. China: Historical and Descriptive with an Appendix on Corea. London: Marcus Ward. Second edition. 1880.

Isabella L. Bird. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan. 2 volumes in one. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons. [1881]

William Elliot Griffis. Corea: The Hermit Nation. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1882.

Rev. S. Beal. Buddhism in China. London: SPCK. 1884.

Percival Lowell. Choson: The Land of the Morning Calm, a Sketch of Korea. Boston: Ticknor. 1886

H. E. M. James. The Long White Mountain : or, A journey in Manchuria; with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country. London: Longmans, Green, and co. 1888.

J. H. Rosny. Printemps parfumé: roman coréen. Paris: E. Dentu. 1892.

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending Kine 30, 1891. Report of the U.S. National Museum. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1892 [Includes: The Bernadou, Allen, and Jouy Korean Collections, in the U.S. National Museum, by Walter Hough. Pages 429 - 488.]

Félix Régamey. Japan in Art and Industry. G. P. Putnam’s Sons. 1893.

James Hyde Clark. Story of China and Japan: embracing their geographical positions, enormous resources, wealth, emperors and courts, governments and people, manners and customs, how the people of these great nations live and die and maintain in oriental splendor the China and Japan of to-day, together with a sketch of Corea and the Coreans, and causes leading to the conflict of 1894. Oriental Pub. Co. 1894.

Henry Davenport Northrop. The Flowery Kingdom and the Land of the Mikado, or China, Japan and Corea, containing their complete history down to the present time : manners, customs and peculiarities of the people, superstitions, idol worship, industries, natural scenery, etc., etc., : together with a graphic account of the war between China and Japan, its causes, land and naval battles, etc, etc., With an Introduction by Hon. John Russell Young, Late American Minister to the Court of China. [No publisher indicated, Internet Archive indicates Philadelphia : National publishing company.] 1894.

Trumbull White. The war in the East : Japan, China, and Corea : a complete history of the war. Philadelphia ; St. Louis : P.W. Ziegler & Co. 1895.

Lafcadio Hearn. Out of the East: Reveries and Studies in New Japan. Boston / New York: Houghton, Mifflin. 1895.

Vladimir (John Foreman).The China-Japan War: Compiled from Japanese, Chinese, and Foreign Sources. New York : Scribner, 1896.

The Rt. Hon. George N. Curzon. Problems In The Far East. Japan-Korea-China. New and Revised edition, Archibald Constable, 1896

Louise Jordan Milne. Quaint Korea. New York: Charles Scribners Sons. 1896.

Mrs. Robert C. Morris. Dragons and Cherry-Blossoms. New York: Dodd, Mead. 1896.

Missionaries of the Church of England in Corea. Lumen ad Revelationum Gentium. London: SPCK. 1898.

Guide pour rendre propice l'étoile qui garde chaque homme et pour connaitre les destinées de l'année. Traduit du Coréen par Hong-Tyong-Ou et Henri Chevalier. Annales du Musée Guimet. Tome 26, 2e partie. Paris: Ernest Leroux. 1897.

Isabella L. Bird. Korea and her Neighbours (2 Vols). London: John Murray. Second impression. 1898.

Isabella L. Bird. Korea and her Neighbors. (2 vols in one) New York etc: Fleming H. Revell. 1898.

Snap-Shots in the Far East: Interview with Mrs. Bishop. [with photos, pages 428 – 436, Wide World Magazine. 1898.

James S. Gale. Korean Sketches. Edinburgh / London: Oliphant, Anderson and Ferrier. 1898.
Francis Younghusband. Among the Celestials: A narrative of travels in Manchuria across the Gobi desert, through the Himalayas to India. Abridged from "The Heart of a Continent." London: John Murray. 1898.

Isabella L. Bird. The Yangtze Valley and Beyond. London: John Murray. 1899.

Henry Davenport Northrop. Travels in the East or China and Japan. [J. R. Jones]. 1899.

Richard B. Hubbard. The United States in the Far East, or, Modern Japan and the Orient. Richmond, VA.: B. F. Johnson. 1899.

Joseph Walton, M.P. China and the Present Crisis. With notes on a visit to Japan and Korea. London: Sampson Low, Marston. 1900.

Alexis Krausse. The Far East: Its History and Its Question. London: Grant Richards. 1900.

European Settlements in the Far East. London: Samson Low, Marston. 1900.

Alexander Hosie. Manchuria: Its People, Resources and Recent History. London: Methuen. 1901.

Stanley Lane-Poole. Sir Harry Parkes in China. London: Methuen. 1901.

Rudolf Zabel. Durch die Mandschurei und Sibirien. Leipzig: Georg Wigand. 1903.

Elizabeth A. McCully. A Corn of Wheat or The Life of Rev. W.J. McKenzie of Korea. Toronto: The Westminster Co. 1903.

Angus Hamilton. Korea. London: William Heinemann. Second edition. 1904.

Francis Edward Younghusband. The Heart of a Continent. Fourth edition. London: John Murray. 1904.

James S. Gale. The Vanguard: A Tale of Korea. New York etc. Fleming H. Revell. 1904.

Horace Newton Allen. Korea, fact and fancy : being a republication of two books entitled "Korean tales" and "A chronological index". Seoul : Methodist Publishing House, 1904.

Marshall Everett. Exciting Experiences in the Japanese-Russian war. Chicago : H. Neil, 1904.

Frederic William Unger. Russia and Japan and a complete history of the war in the Far East. [Philadelphia : World Bible House?] 1904.

Constance J. D. Tayler. Koreans at Home. London: Cassell. 1904.

The “Japan-Russia War” No 1 (monthly). Yokohama: The Tanuma Publishing Co. 1904.

石原和三郎 Ishihara Wasaburō. 日露ぽんち絵噺日本勝捷山 Nichi-Ro ponchi ebanashi Nihon kachikachiyama. 冨山房 Tōkyō: Fuzanbō. Meiji 37 1904. [Cartoon book with captions hand-written in English]

Frederick Palmer. With Kuroki in Manchuria. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1904.

Albert J. Beveridge. The Russian Advance. New York & London: Harper & Brothers. 1904.

C. H. Hawes. In the Uttermost East, Being an Account of Investigations Among the Natives and Russian Convicts of the Island of Sakhalin, with Notes of Travel in Korea, Siberia, and Manchuria. London & New York: Harper Brothers. Second Edition. 1904.

A Japanese volume of photographs of the Japan-Russian War.

The Russo-Japanese War: A Photographic and Descriptive Review of the Great Conflict in the Far East. New York: P. F. Collier. 1905.

Sydney Tyler. The Japan Russia War: An Illustrated History of the War in the Far East. Harrisburg, PA.: Minter. 1905.

Frederick Arthur McKenzie. From Tokyo to Tiflis. London: Hurst & Blackett. 1905.

Herbert Strang. Kobo: A Story of the Russo-Japanese War. London: Blackie & Son. [nd. 1905].

The Burton Holmes Lectures: Volume 10, Seoul, Capital of Korea, Japan . . . New York: McClure, Phillips . 1905.

Edward S. Ellis and Charles F. Horne. The Story of the Greatest Nations, Vol. VIII. China, Japan, United States. Francis R. Niglutsch. 1905.

Carlo Rossetti. Corea e Coreani. 2 volumes. Bergamo: Istituto Italiano d’Arti Grafiche. 1905.

Archibald Little. The Far East. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1905.

Madame Claire Vautier et Hippolyte Frandin. En Corée. Paris: Librairie Ch. Delagrave. [nd. 1905]

Homer B. Hulbert. The Passing of Korea. New York: Doubleday Page. 1906.

W. Arthur Noble. Ewa: A Tale of Korea. New Your: Eaton & Mains. [1906].

George William Knox. The Spirit of the Orient. New York: Thomas Y. Cromwell. 1906.

R. K. Douglas. Confucianism and Taoism. (Non-Christian Religious Systems) 6th edition revised. Lodon SPCK. 1906.

John Foster Fraser. The Real Siberia; Together with an Account of a Dash through Manchuria. London: Cassell. 1902 (1907 reprint).

Jean Perry. Chilgoopie the Glad: A Story of Korea and Her Children. London: S.W. Partridge. [nd. 1906?].

Jean Perry. The Man in Grey: More About Korea. London: S.W. Partridge. [nd. 1906? 1911?]

Everard Cotes. Signs and Portents in the Far East. Second Edition. London: Methuen. 1907.

Frederick McCormick. The Tragedy of Russia in Pacific Asia. New York: The Outing Publishing Company. 2 Vols. 1907.

James S. Gale. Korea in Transition. Nashville etc: Methodist Episcopal Church South. 1909.

Major Herbert H. Austin. A Scamper through the Far East. London: Edward Arnold. 1909.

Captain F. R. Sedgwick. 1904: The Russo-Japanese War, A Sketch. First Period—The Concentration. Special Campaign Series No. 10. London: Swan Sonnenschein. 1909.

Angus Hamilton, Herbert Henry Austin, Masatake Terauchi. Korea: Its History, Its People, Its Commerce. (Oriental Series Volume 13) Boston / Tokyo: J.B. Millet.1910.

Kyoto. Issued by Kyoto Exhibitors’ Association to the Japan-British Exhibition. 1910.

E. G. [Emily Georgiana] Kemp. The Face of Manchuria, Korea and Russian Turkestan. London: Chatto & Windus. 1910.

F. H. King. Farmers of Forty Centuries or Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea and Japan. Madison, Wis. Mrs. F. H. King. 1911.

E. G. [Emily Georgiana] Kemp. The Face of Manchuria, Korea and Russian Turkestan. New York: Duffield. 1911.

Gilbert H. Grosvenor ed. Scenes from Every Land, 3rd Series (includes some photos of Korea). Washington: National Geographic Society. 1912.

Sherwood Eddy. The New Era in Asia. New York: Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada. 1913.

Joan Rundall (Grigsby). Songs of the Grey Country. London: The Year Book Press. 1916.

Frederick Starr. Korean Buddhism. History-Condition-Art. Three Lectures. Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1918.

C. Appert / Florence Gilmore. For the Faith: Life of Juste de Bretenières. New York: Catholic Foreign Mission Society. 1918.

Joan Rundall (Grigsby). Peatsmoke. London: H. F. W. Deane & Sons; The Year Book Press. 1919.

Joseph Waddington Graves. The Renaissance of Korea. Philadelphia: Philip Jaisohn. 1920.

Hugh Heung-Wo Cynn. The Rebirth of Korea. New York: The Abingdon Press. 1920.

Charles R. Erdman. Within the Gateways of the Far East. New York: Fleming H. Revell. 1922.

E. J. Urquart. Glimpses of Korea.. Mountain View CA.: Pacific Press Publishing. 1923.

Harry A. Franck. Wandering in Northern China. Century. 1923.

Earthquake Pictorial Edition Part Two. The Osaka Mainichi. (1923?)

Galen M. Fisher. Creative Forces in Japan. New York: Missionary Education Movement. 1923.

Ferdinand Ossendowski. Man and Mystery in Asia. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1924.

萬二千峰朝鮮金剛山. 南滿洲鐵 道株式會社, 京城鐵道局.  滿鐵京城鐵道局, 1924. (Diamond Mountains photo album, Japan)

Homer B. Hulbert. Omjee The Wizard: Korean Folk Tales. Springfield: Milton Bradley. 1925.

Carpenter’s World Travels: Japan and Korea. New York: Doubleday Page. 1926.

Caroline Singer & C. Le Roy Baldrige. Turn to the East. New York: Minton, Balch. 1926.

Agnes Herbert. A Girl’s Adventures in Korea. London: A. & C. Black. 1927.

Lilian May Miller. Grass Blades from a Cinnamon Garden. Tokyo. 1927.

Norbert Weber. In den Diamantbergen Koreas. St. Ottilien. 1927.

Paul Hibbert Clyde. International Rivalries in Manchuria 1689 – 1922. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press. 1928.

Elizabeth Keith. Eastern Windows. London: Hutchinson. nd [1928]

Gleanings from Eastern Shores. Tokyo: The Japan Times. 1928 (includes a Joan S. Grigsby column)

Andreas Eckardt. History of Korean Art. London: Edward Goldston.1929.

Joan S. Grigsby. Lanterns by the Lake. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.. 1929.

William Franklin Sands. Undiplomatic Memories. New York. Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill. 1930.

Frederick Palmer. Look to the East.New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. 1930.

F.M. Trautz. Japan, Korea und Formosa. Berlin: Atlantis. 1930

Younghill Kang. The Grass Roof. New York: Charles Scribners Sons. 1932

Major R. V. C. Bodley. A Japanese Omelette: A British Writer’s Impressions on the Japanese Empire. Tokyo: Hokuseido. 1933.

Joan S. Grigsby. The Orchid Door: Ancient Korean Poems. Kobe: J. L. Thompson. 1935.

Constance Trollope. Mark Napier Trollope, Bishop in Corea 1911-1930. London: SPCK. 1936.

William H. Chisholm. Vivid Experiences in Korea by a Missionary Doctor. Wheaton: Van Kampen Press (Moody Bible Institute of Chicago). 1938.

Sten Bergman. In Korean Wilds and Villages. London: Travel Book Club. 1938.

Directory of Korean Students in The United States 1938 – 1939. Korean Students' Christian Association in the U.S.A.

諸岡存, 家入一雄. 朝鮮の茶と禪. 日本の茶道社, 1940. [Morooka Tamotsu, Kazuo Ieiri. Chōsen no cha to zen, The Tea and Zen of Chosen. 1940.]

E. Keith & E.K. Robertson Scott. Old Korea: The Land of Morning Calm. London: Hutchinson. 1946.

Andre Echardt. Wie Ich Korea Erlebte.Frankfurt: August Lutzeyer. 1950.

Cornelius Osgood. The Koreans and their Culture. New York: The Ronald Press. 1951.

Eleanor Bor. Adventures of a Botanist’s Wife. London etc: Hurst & Blackett. 1952, (Joan Grigsby’s sister)

Faith Norris and Peter Lumn (Bernard Malamud). Kim of Korea. New York: Julian Messner. 1955. (Joan Grigsby’s daughter)

Mary Linley Taylor. The Tiger’s Claw. London: Burke. 1956.

Philip Crosbie. March Till They Die. Westminster, Maryland: The Newman Press. 1956.

Arthur de Carle Sowerby. Sowerby of China. Kendal: Titus Wilson & Son. 1956.

R. H. Blyth. Oriental Humour. Tokyo: Hokuseido. 1959.

Joan S. Grigsby. The Orchid Door: Ancient Korean Poems. Paragon Reprint. 1970.

Nym Wales and Kim San. Song of Ariran: A Korean Communist in the Chinese Revolution. San Francisco: Ramparts Press. 1972.

Larry Zellers. In Enemy Hands: A Prisoner in North Korea. The University Press of Kentucky. 1991.

Mary Linley Taylor. Chain of Amber. The Book Guild. 1992.

Faith G. Norris. Dreamer in Five Lands. Philomath: Drift Creek Press. 1993.

Bruce Tickell Taylor. Dilkusha by the Ginkgo Tree. Trafford. 2010.

Journals, Government reports etc

M. H. Zuber, Une Expédition en Corée. from: Le Tour du Monde, 1872. [a detached set of pages]

Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, 1883, A Visit to Corea in October 1882, J.C. Hall

Japan. No. 2 (1883) Memorandum respecting the Trade between Japan and Corea 1877 – 82. London: Harrison. 1883.

Corea No. 2 (1885) Report of a Journey by Mr. Carles in the North of Corea. HMSO.

Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, May 1886, Recent Journeys in Korea, W.R. Carles

Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, September 1887, A journey in Manchuria, H.E.M. James

China No. 2 (1887) Report by Mr. H.E. Fulford . . . of a Journey in Manchuria. HMSO.

Foreign Office 1890 Annual Series. No. 740. Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance. Corea. Report for the year 1889 on the Trade of Corea. HMSO. 1890.

Foreign Office 1897 Annual Series. No. 1957. Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance. Corea. Report for the year 1896 on the Trade of Corea. HMSO. 1897.

No. 2132 Annual Series. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Corea. Report for the year 1897 on the Trade and Commerce of Corea. HMSO. 1898.

No. 2304 Annual Series. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Corea. Report for the year 1898 on the Trade and Commerce of Corea. HMSO. 1899.

No. 2687 Annual Series. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Corea. Report for the year 1900 on the Trade and Commerce of Corea. HMSO. 1901.

No. 2995 Annual Series. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Report for the year 1902 on the Trade of Corea. HMSO. 1903.

No. 3407 Annual Series. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Report for the year 1904 on the Trade of Corea. HMSO. 1905.

No. 3660 Annual Series. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Report for the year 1905 on the Trade of Corea. HMSO. 1906.

No. 4346 Annual Series. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Report for the year 1908 on the Trade of Corea. HMSO. 1909.

China No. 2 (1891) Report by Mr. C.W. Campbell of a Journey in North Corea. HMSO. (2 copies)

Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, March 1892, A Journey Through North Korea to the Ch’ang Pai Shan, Charles W. Campbell

Le Tour du Monde Vol.63, (includes pages 289-368. Charles Varat. Voyage en Corée). Paris: Hachette. 1892.

Le Carillon du Boulevard Brune. No. 11. Mai 1894.

Treaty Series No. 3. 1902. Agreement between the United Kingdom and Japan Relative to China and Corea, signed at London, January 30, 1902. London: HMSO. 1902.

Austin H. Clark. Report on a Collection of Birds Made by Pierre Louis Jouy in Korea. (offprint) from the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 38, pages 147 – 176. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1910.

The Independent, February 27, 1913 [includes pp 463-7 Albertus Pieters, The Korean Conspiracy Case] (the 105 Christians falsely accused by the Japanese)

Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, August 1919, The Exploration of Manchuria, Captain Arthur de C. Sowerby (extract and 2 complete issues)

The National Geographic Magazine. October 1933. (Includes: Chosen—Land of Morning Calm by Mabel Craft Deering and Chromatic Highlights of Korea by W. Robert Moore.)

French journals



samedi 1er septembre 1894

pages 176-7 a double spread of engaved images of Seoul followed pages 178-9 by a text En Corée by Colonel Chaillé-Long illustrated with 5 more images.


Les Annales Politiques et Littéraires, revue populaire paraissant le dimanche.

14 octobre 1894

Includes a double page supplement wth 5 engraved images titled “La Guerre Sino-Japonaise, including one of “L’Etat-Major Coréen”. No related text.


Le petit Parisien, supplément Littéraire Illustré

dimanche 28 février 1904

Front cover illustration, a drawing: “La Guerre Russo-Japonaise: Occupation de Séoul par l’armée Japonaise”

First page (66) begins with an anti-Japanese column on the courage of the commander of the Russian ship Varyag.

Back cover illustrationm a drawing: “Echec des Japonais—Tentative de débarquement repoussée.”


Journal des Voyages & des Aventures de Terre et de Mer

dimanche 3 avril 1904  no 383

page 327-8, “La Marine Japonaise au combat” text by René Thierry with 2 photographs of sailors in action.

page 331-4, “Au Pays de Frais Matin” text by J. C. Balet about Korea with 8 engraved images


Le Petit Journal: Supplément Illustré

dimanche 7 mars 1909

page 74 (inside cover) a short text about the back cover.

Back cover illustration a (comic) drawing; “L’effet produit par la première automobile qui pénétra dans une ville coréenne”


Le Petit Journal: Supplément Illustré

dimanche 4 aout 1907

On first inside page (242) a report on the abdication of the Emperor, followed by a longer text about Korea, “Le Pays du Matin Calme” by Ernest Laut, very hostile.

Back cover illustration a drawing: Le Troubles de Corée: La garde japonaise aux prises avec les émeutiers à Séoul.


Le Petit Journal: Supplément Illustré

dimanche 12 décembre 1909

page 394 (inside cover) a short text about the back cover.

Back cover illustration a drawing: “Le règne du tigre en Corée: Depuis que les Japonais y ont interit le port d’armes, les tigres répandent la terreur” (showing 2 large tigers attacking people inside a house)