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Lot 36: CHINA: 19 TRAVEL BOOKS IN FRENCH
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lucy, Armand. Lettres Intimes sur la campagne de Chine en 1860. Marseille, 1861, 5 engraved plates, 3 plans (one folding), PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to THERESE DE MONTAUBAN DE PALIKAO (daughter of Charles Cousin de Montauban), contemporary tan morocco, 'M.P' tooled in gilt on upper cover, gilt dentelles and edges, silk endpapers, repair to title and plan
Tcheng-Ki-Tong. Les Chinois peints par eux-mémes. Paris, 1884, half-title, carte de visite tipped in on verso of half-title, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, morocco spine labels [N.de.Trevise, book label and stamps], newspaper clippings laid in, light spotting and browning
Kéroulée, Georges de. Un voyage a Pé-kin. Paris, 1864, contemporary cloth-backed boards [Sociéte de Secours Mutuels, stamps], leaves lightly browned, minor wear to binding
Bazancourt, Le Baron de. Les Expéditions de Chine et de Cochinchine. Paris, 1861-1862, FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, contemporary morocco-backed spotted boards by Ch. Gaumet, scattered spotting and browning, light wear and sunning to bindings
and 14 others, mostly 8vo (19)
Rochechouart, Julien de. Pékin et l’intérieur de la Chine. Paris, 1878, half-title, 8 engraved plates (including frontispiece), twentieth century calf-backed marbled boards, head of half-title restored, light spotting
Varin, Paul. Expédition de Chine. 1862
Haussmann, Auguste. Voyage en Chine. 1848. 3 volumes.
Poussielgue, M. Achille. Voyage en Chine et en Mongolie. 1866
Hausmann, M. Voyage en Chine. 1847. Different colour title page
Pauthier, M.G. and M. Bazin. Chine Moderne ou description historique. 1838-1853. 2 volumes.
Moges, Le Mis de. Souvenirs d’une ambassade en Chine et au Japon. 1860
Yvan, M. De France en Chine. 1855
Lavollée, Ch. La Chine Contemporaine. 1860
Simon, G.-Eug. La Cité Chinoise. 1885
La Compagnie de Jésus en Chine.
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