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PROPERTY OF BERNARD HANOTIAU

Barrow, John
VOYAGE EN CHINE, FORMANT LE COMPLEMENT DU VOYAGE DE LORD MACARTNEY; CONTENANT DES OBSERVARTIONS ET DE DESCRIPTIONS FAITES PENDANT LE SÉJOUR DE L'AUTEUR DANS LES PALAIS IMPÉRIAL DE YUEN-MIN-YUEN-, ET EN TRAVERSANT L'EMPIRE CHINOIS, DE PEKING À CANTON. PARIS: F. BUISSON, AN XIII [1805]
Estimate
8001,200
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PROPERTY OF BERNARD HANOTIAU

Barrow, John
VOYAGE EN CHINE, FORMANT LE COMPLEMENT DU VOYAGE DE LORD MACARTNEY; CONTENANT DES OBSERVARTIONS ET DE DESCRIPTIONS FAITES PENDANT LE SÉJOUR DE L'AUTEUR DANS LES PALAIS IMPÉRIAL DE YUEN-MIN-YUEN-, ET EN TRAVERSANT L'EMPIRE CHINOIS, DE PEKING À CANTON. PARIS: F. BUISSON, AN XIII [1805]
Estimate
8001,200
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Details & Cataloguing

China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection

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Barrow, John
VOYAGE EN CHINE, FORMANT LE COMPLEMENT DU VOYAGE DE LORD MACARTNEY; CONTENANT DES OBSERVARTIONS ET DE DESCRIPTIONS FAITES PENDANT LE SÉJOUR DE L'AUTEUR DANS LES PALAIS IMPÉRIAL DE YUEN-MIN-YUEN-, ET EN TRAVERSANT L'EMPIRE CHINOIS, DE PEKING À CANTON. PARIS: F. BUISSON, AN XIII [1805]
FIRST FRENCH EDITION, 4 volumes, comprising: 3 text volumes, 8vo (195 x 115mm.) and atlas, 4to (275 x 205mm.), text: half-titles, atlas: 22 engraved plates (2 coloured by hand), some with tissue guards, uniform contemporary speckled sheep-backed painted boards, spines gilt with tree and ship tools, red labels, speckled edges
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Provenance

Pr. Pertuiset, ex-libris on endpaper of volume 1 and book label in atlas

Literature

Cordier, Sinica 2395; Western Travellers in China 53

Catalogue Note

A SPLENDID SET. "Barrow was controller of the Household of Lord Macartney's embassy to China. His account of the mission is very detailed. The plates of the atlas include a fine colour portrait of Van-ta-gin, specimen of Chinese characters, an attractive view of a junk, a rice mill, and much on Chinese music (with the music transcribed)" (Western Travellers in China).

China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection

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London