Author:Samuel Wells Williams

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Samuel Williams
U. S. linguist, diplomat, missionary and scholar in China
Samuel Williams


  • Narrative Of A Voyage Of The Ship Morrison Captain D. Ingersoll, To Lewchew And Japan, In The Months of July and August (1837)
  • Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Williams, The Chinese repository, Volume 11. CANTON: Printed for the proprietors. (1842)
  • Easy lessons in Chinese: or progressive exercises to facilitate the study of that language: especially adapted to the Canton dialect. (1842) (external scan)
  • English & Chinese vocabulary in the court dialect (1844)
  • Samuel Wells Williams, John William Orr, The Middle Kingdom: a survey of the geography, government, education, social life, arts, and history of the Chinese Empire and its inhabitants, 2 volumes (New York; Scribner's 1882; first edition New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1848) (external scan)
  • Account of a Japanese romance (1849) (external scan)
  • Ying wá fan wan ts'üt iú: A tonic dictionary of the Chinese language in the Canton dialect. (1856) (external scan)
  • The Chinese commercial guide (1856) (external scan)
  • A syllabic dictionary of the Chinese language: arranged according to the Wu-fang Yuen Yin, with the pronunciation of the characters as heard in Peking, Canton, Amoy, and Shanghai (1874, 1879, 1889) (external scan)
  • Chinese Immigration (1879) (external scan)
  • A History Of China Being The Historical Chapters From "The Middle Kingdom" (1897)
  • A journal of the Perry expedition to Japan (1910) (external scan)

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