Lot 48: DU JARRIC, PIERRE. HISTOIRE DES CHOSES PLUS MEMORABLES ADVENUES TANT EZ INDES ORIENTALES. 1608
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, 3 parts in 3 volumes, 4to (215 x 165mm.), parts 1 and 3 title within typographical border (the latter printed in black and red), part 2 with an engraved allegorical title (see Literature), full-page woodcut illustration on part one Sss3v, parts 1 and 3 bound in contemporary non-uniform sheep, part 2 bound in contemporary calf over wooden boards, with brass clasps and catches, a few headlines shaved
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate
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Literature: Borba de Moraes 1:358, 425-426, noting the existence of at least one copy with a frontispiece in vol. 1.; Cordier Sinica 771; Cordier Japonica 260-61; Lust 807; Sabin 35790