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PROPERTY OF BERNARD HANOTIAU

Favier, Alphonse
PÉKING, HISTOIRE ET DESCRIPTION. PÉKING: LAZARISTES AU TE-T'ANG, 1897
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
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PROPERTY OF BERNARD HANOTIAU

Favier, Alphonse
PÉKING, HISTOIRE ET DESCRIPTION. PÉKING: LAZARISTES AU TE-T'ANG, 1897
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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

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Favier, Alphonse
PÉKING, HISTOIRE ET DESCRIPTION. PÉKING: LAZARISTES AU TE-T'ANG, 1897
FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 14 OF 1000 COPIES, folio (353 x 270mm.), half-title, engravings, full-page photographic illustrations, 10 hand-coloured engravings (including limitation page), original publisher's wrappers, glassine wrapper, housed in original embroidered cloth and silk box, minor scattered staining and light browning, a few plates loose, some wear to box
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Literature

Cordier, Sinica 218; Western Travellers in China 95

Catalogue Note

"First and limited edition of this important and luxurious work on the political and social history of the ancient capital of Peking. Alphonse Favier (1807-1905) was at the head of the French Mission in North China and the Vicar apostolic of Peking. Nicely printed on thick paper, this work contains a historical part and a descriptive part" (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