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Alessandro BONACOSSI

China, La Chine et les chinois.

Paris, au comptoir des Imprimeurs-Unis, 15, quai malaquais., 1847
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Alessandro BONACOSSI
China, La Chine et les chinois.
Paris, au comptoir des Imprimeurs-Unis, 15, quai malaquais., 1847

216x135 mm 

8vo; full clothbinding, gilt title impressed on cover and a blinding tooling on the rightbottom corner. Pp. XVI, 376. 1 lithographic plate depicting Tao-Kwang, theemperor of China. Portrait in lithography of Bonacossi, drawned by Jules Blouetand engraved by Saunier. A folded geographic map with the illustration of Chinaand his most important cities. A few pages with very slight signs of foxing andbrownings for the quality of papers. Good copy. 

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First edition. Informative work onhistory, geography, religion, government, agriculture, commerce, industry ofChina. A chapter deals with the mission of the Jesuits in China. Cordier BS 84.

sun 9 December 2018
Auction times
Padova
Exhibition Time: Wednesday 5 December to Saturday 8 December 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.