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Museum Publications

 
The Hong Kong Museum of History has published publications on topics related to history and heritage as well as exhibition catalogues. Museum publications are available for sale at the Museum.
Title Price

Glistening Treasures in the Dust – Ancient Artefacts of Afghanistan

$305.00

Chinese Labourers in Cuba in the 19th Century

$70.00

Dr Sun Yat-sen during the 1911 Revolution (In Chinese) 

$160.00

Notes on the History of Hong Kong's Coastal Defences during the British Administration, with Special Reference to Lei Yue Mun

$165.00

Treasures from Tsarskoye Selo: Residence of the Russian Monarchs

$200.00

Stories of Tsarskoye Selo: A Journey into Russian History

$70.00

Historical Imprints of Lingnan: Major Archaeological Discoveries of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao

$180.00

The Aftermath of the First Sino-Japanese War: The Lease of the New Territories and Weihaiwei 

$100.00

Dr Sun Yat-sen & Hong Kong: Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum (Exhibition Catalogue)

$155.00

The Majesty of All Under Heaven - The Eternal Realm of China's First Emperor (Booklet)

$30.00

Hong Kong Currency

$150.00

Hong Kong, Benevolent City: Tung Wah and the Growth of Chinese Communities

$120.00

Heavenly Horse – The Horse in Chinese Art and Culture

$210.00

Major Archaeological Discoveries of China in Recent Years

$50.00

Collected Essays on Foreign–educated Students of Modern China

$115.00

Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb

$55.00

East Meets West: Cultural Relics from the Pearl River Delta Region

$100.00

Impressions of the East : The Art of George Chinnery

$180.00

Hunting and Rituals – Treasures from the Ancient Dian Kingdom of Yunnan

$110.00

Modern Chinese Naval History : New Perspectives (mainly in Chinese)

$100.00

The Defence of Hong Kong – Collected Essays on the Hong Kong-Kowloon Brigade of the East River Column (mainly in Chinese)

$130.00

History and Relics of the Great Wall

$100.00

The Maritime Silk Route – 2000 Years of Trade on the South China Sea

$130.00

City of Victoria

$50.00

Collected Essays on the Culture of the Ancient Yue People in South China 

$110.00

Gems of Liangzhu Culture

$111.00

Johann Strauss : Thunder and Lightning

$135.00

Coastal Defense & Maritime Economy of Modern China (mainly in Chinese)

$100.00

Historical Inscriptions of Hong Kong (In Chinese)

$135.00

Law Uk Folk Museum
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published in January 1990, 46pp, ISBN 978-962-7039-20-9

$14.00
Sold Out Publications Price

An Age of Luxury: the Assyrians to Alexander (Sold Out)

$160.00

Miles upon Miles: World Heritage along the Silk Road (Sold Out)

$100.00

A Century of Visitors – Prominent Visitors to Hong Kong in its Early Years (Sold Out)

$195.00

Longevity and Virtues: Birthday Celebrations of the Qing Emperors and Empress Dowagers (Sold Out)

$195.00

The Legend of Hong Kong Toys (Sold Out)

$160.00

The Radiant Ming 1368-1644 through the Min Chiu Society Collection (Sold Out)

$210.00

The Rise of the Celestial Empire: Consolidation and Cultural Exchange during the Han Dynasty (Sold Out)

$140.00

Collected Essays of the International Conference on Historical Imprints of Lingnan: Major Archaeological Discoveries of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao (Sold Out)

$45.00

Images Through Time: Photos of Old Hong Kong (Sold Out)

$250.00

A Century of Fashion: Hong Kong Cheongsam Story (Sold Out)

$100.00

The Splendours of Royal Costume: Qing Court Attire (Sold Out)

$230.00

Exhibition Catalogue of "The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia" (Sold Out)

$105.00

Exhibition Booklet of "The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia" (Sold Out)

$45.00

Collected Essays of the International Conference on The Majesty of All Under Heaven - The Eternal Realm of China's First Emperor (Sold Out)

$200.00

The Majesty of All Under Heaven - The Eternal Realm of China's First Emperor (Sold Out)

$170.00

The Evergreen Classic – Transformation of the Qipao (Sold Out)

$150.00

Road to China's 1911 Revolution (Sold Out)

$80.00

Modern Metropolis – Material Culture of Shanghai and Hong Kong (Sold Out)

$135.00

The Development of Banks in Shanghai and Hong Kong (Sold Out)

$200.00

Archery Traditions of Asia (Sold Out)

$100.00

Serving Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Volunteers (Sold Out)

$160.00

"A Century of Self-Strengthening – Information CD-ROM on the History of Modern China" (Chinese Version)  (Sold Out)

$20.00

War and Peace – Treasures of the Qin and Han Dynasties (Sold Out)

$100.00

"The Hong Kong Story" Information CD-Rom (Sold Out)

$40.00

"City of Victoria" CD-Rom (Sold Out)

$80.00

A History of the Municipal Councils of Hong Kong (1883-1999) (Sold Out)

$100.00

Heavenly Creations – Gems of Ancient Chinese Inventions (Sold Out)

$100.00

History Through Maps – An Exhibition of Old Maps of China (Sold Out)

$92.00

Forts and Batteries – Coastal Defence in Guangdong During the Ming and Qing Dynasties (Sold Out)

$110.00

Musical Instruments of India (Sold Out)
Authors: Dr B.C. Deva, Sangeet Natak Akademi
Produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published by the Urban Council, October 1979, 95 pp

$14.00

Stone Adzes of Hong Kong (Sold Out)
Authors: Pamela Rumball Rogers, Valerie Ward
Produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published by the Urban Council, 1978, 164 pp

$14.00

The Australian Aboriginal Heritage (Sold Out)
Author: Jennifer Isaacs, produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published by the Urban Council, October 1980, 140 pp, ISBN 978-962-7039-01-2

$18.00

Malaysian Traditional Crafts (Sold Out)
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published in October 1980, 113 pp, ISBN 978-962-7039-03-9

$25.00

Nature Conservation in China (Hard Cover) (Sold Out)
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published in December 1983, 140 pp

$60.00

Puppet Theatres in H.K. & Their Origins (Sold Out)
Author: Tsao Pen-yeh, edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published in October 1987, 99 pp, ISBN 978-962-7039-16-0

$51.00

Towards a Sustainable World (Sold Out)
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published in January 1990, 46pp, ISBN 978-962-7039-20-9

$40.00

Stone Implements unearthed in Hong Kong (Poster) (Sold Out)
Produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History

$7.50

Historical Photographs of H.K. (Part 1) (Set of 6) (Sold Out)
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, first published in December 1988, second edition in March 1997

$37.00

Historical Photographs of H.K. (Part 2) (Set of 6) (Sold Out)
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, first published in January 1991, second edition in January 1999

$28.00

Historical Photographs of H.K. (Part 3) (Set of 6) (Sold Out)
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, first published in June 1994, second edition in October 1997

$38.00

History Through Maps - An Exhibition of Old Maps of China (Map) (Sold Out)
Produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published in July 1997

$53.00

Journal of The Hong Kong Archaeological Society (Vol. XIII) 1989-1992 (Sold Out)
Edited and published by the Hong Kong Archaeological Society with the assistance of the Urban Council, 1993, 149 pp

$30.00

Journal of The Hong Kong Archaeological Society (Vol. XIV) 1993-1997 (in Chinese) (Sold Out)
Edited and published by the Hong Kong Archaeological Society with the assistance of the Urban Council, 1998, 173 pp

$70.00

Journal of The Hong Kong Archaeological Society (Vol. XV) 1999-2002 (mainly in Chinese) (Sold Out)
Edited and published by the Hong Kong Archaeological Society, sponsored by the Hong Kong Museum of History, October 2002, 137 pp

$100.00

City of Darkness: Life in Kowloon Walled City (Sold Out)
216pp,ISBN 187-3200-13-7

$295.00
Currency of Macau (Sold Out)
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published in March 1987, 83pp, ISBN 962-7039-15-2
$30.00
Of Hearts and Hands: Hong Kong's Traditional Trades and Crafts (Sold Out)
Edited and produced by the Hong Kong Museum of History, published in 1996, 237pp, ISBN 962-962-7039-33-0
$130.00