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Lot 19: BRETON DE LA MARTINIÈRE, JEAN BAPTISTE JOSEPH. CHINA: ITS COSTUME, ARTS, MANUFACTURES, &C. 1813
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Third English edition, 4 parts bound in 2 volumes, 8vo (212 x 130mm.), 80 hand-coloured aquatints, CONTEMPORARY GREEN MOROCCO GILT, greek-key border to covers, spine gilt in compartments
Literature: Abbey, Travel 535; Cordier, Sinica 65; Western Travellers in China 56; cf. Löwendahl 757 and 842 (other editions)