Miao Quansun

Chinese bibliographer, librarian, literary scholar and philologist. Founder and first librarian of the Nanjing Library and the China National Library.

Miao Quansun

Works edit

Yifengtang Collection bibliography and catalogues edit

  • Articles in the Yifengtang Collection《艺风堂文集》(external scan)
  • Secretary of the Yifengtang Collection《艺风堂藏书记》
  • Records of Studies of the Yifengtang Collection《艺风堂读书记》
  • Continued Records of the Yifengtang Collection《艺风堂续记》 (external scan)
  • Stele Inscriptions in the Yifengtang Collection《艺风堂金石目》

As editor edit

  • Answers to Questions of Bibliography《书目答问》, compiled on behalf of Zhang Zhidong and later supplemented by Fan Xizeng's Supplementary Answers to Questions of Bibliography《书目答问补正》
  • Further Summaries of the Siku Quanshu《续修四库全书提要》
  • Catalogue of the Library of the Qing Education Ministry《清学部图书馆善本书目》
  • Catalogue of the Local Records in the Library of the Qing Education Ministry《清学部图书馆方志目》
  • Continued Collected Stele Biographies《续国朝碑传集》, a continuation of Collected Stele Biographies by Qian Yiji
  • Lyrical Records of Changzhou《常州词录》
  • Chronology of Statesmen of the Northern and Southern Dynasties《南北朝名臣年表》
  • Outlines of Recent Literature《近代文学大纲》
  • Collectanea of the Four Categories《四部叢刊初編》, Volume 417: Shenzi《慎子》 (part of series compiled by Zhang Yuanji)

Local chronicles edit

  • Shun Tianfu Chronicles 《顺天府志》, with Zhang Zhidong
  • Records of Hubei 《湖北通志》
  • Records of Jiangsu 《江苏通志》
  • Records of Jiangyin County 《江阴县续志》(external scan)
  • Collected Records of East Lake 《東湖叢記》(external scan)

As compiler and publisher edit

  • Books of Unrestrained Clouds《云自在龛丛书》(1883)
  • Arranged Fragments of Fragrant Lotus Roots 《藕香零拾》 (external scan)
  • Essay of the Eastern Hall of Misty Images《烟画东堂小品》
  • Books of the Rain-Facing Pavilion 《对雨楼丛书》 (external scan)


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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