Lot 29: CHINA: A COLLECTION OF EIGHTEEN 19TH CENTURY TRAVEL BOOKS

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November 7, 2016
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Description: [Amherst, Lord]. Voyages en Chine, ou Journal de la derniere ambassade anglaise a la cour de Pékin. Paris, 1818, FIRST FRENCH EDITION, 2 volumes, frontispiece, aquatint plates, 3 maps, original orange wrappers, paper spine labels, morocco-backed chemises, marbled cloth case, spine with shelf labels numbered '150', light wear to wrappers
Eyriès, J.B.B. La Chine, ou costumes, moeurs et usages des Chinois. Paris, [1822], 24 hand-coloured engraved plates, later speckled boards, light spotting or browning
Vayer, Th. de Ferrière le. Une ambassade française en Chine. Paris, 1854, original printed wrappers, black cloth chemise and case, minor scattered spotting, wrappers lightly rippled and soiled, spine sunned
and 14 others, various sizes (18)

Huc, M. Souvernirs d’un voyage. 1850. 2 volumes. Joseph Morant, bookplate.
Pichon, Louis. Un Voyage au Yunnan. 1893
Rousset, Léon. A Travers la Chine. 1886
Pourias, M. La Chine. Huit ans au Yun-Nan. 1889
Old Nick. La Chine Ouverte. 1845. Pedro do Prado, book label
Graviére, Jurien de la. Voyage en Chine. 1854. 2 volumes.
Beauvoir, Le Comte de. Pékin, Yeddo, San Francisco. 1874
Hémon, Félix. Sur le Yang-Tse. No date, [1904]
Broullion, R.P. Mémoire su l’état actuel de la Mission du Kiang-Nan. 1855. Gaston Héliot, bookplate
Doublet, Vr. Les Nouveaux Voyageurs en Chine et au Japon. 1847. Prize label from Ecole Chretienne de Monistiol – Bialon Michel.
Thomson, J. Dix ans de voyages dans la Chine. 1877
Guizot, M. La Chine. 1875

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