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Lot 47: DU HALDE, J.B. DE. DESCRIPTION GEOGRAPHIQUE, HISTORIQUE ... DE L'EMPIRE DE CHINE. 1735
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: FIRST EDITION, 4 volumes, folio (410 x 270mm.), half-titles, titles printed in red and black with engraved vignettes, 53 engraved maps and plans, 43 folding, 12 engraved plates, 10 folding, engraved and woodcut head-pieces and initials, contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt in 7 compartments, lettered in 2, red and green morocco lettering-pieces, red edges
Literature: Cordier, Sinica 46; Löwendahl 394; Western Travellers in China 39