Forgues, Paul Émile Daurant (Old Nick): LA CHINE OUVERTE. Aventures d'un Fan-kouei dans le Pays de Tsin. Paris, 1845. vi, 396 pp. Index. Many b/w text illustrations, some full page. 25x16 cm. Cloth. Top of spine detaching. Wear to covers.
Divided into three parts : 'Voyage de l'Etudiant Ping-si', 'Les Etudes du Sieou-tsai', and 'Le Fan-kouei a Pe-king'. Interesting for its many fine engraved illustrations by August Borget. Text in French. A somewhat inferior copy with wear to covers and some foxing. Priced accordingly.
Out of stock, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 340 in printed List 190.
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