Henri Doré S.J. - Recherches sur les superstitions en Chine vol. 7 [AND] Researches in Chinese superstition vol. 5-6 - 1914/1920

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Henri Doré S.J. - Recherches sur les superstitions en Chine vol. 7 [AND] Researches in Chinese superstition vol. 5-6 - 1914/1920
Livres illustrés, Religion, Sociologie - Quantité : 3 - Livre

Vol. V (First part: Superstitious practices, 1918); XXIV, 467-736 pp., 57 coloured plates. Most plates brittle and frayed at the edges; some loose, but complete. Added one folded print.
Vol. VI (Second part: The Chinese pantheon, 1920); XXXIV, 233 pp., 40 coloured plates.
Vol. VII (Deuxiene partie: Le panthéon Chinois (suite), 1914); V, 197-298 pp. 53 coloured plates; 1 large folded table loosely inserted, with tears in the folds.
Open-sewn cloth backed printed boards; most boards with waterstaines, not affecting the contents; vol. VI missing back board, front board split and loose. Vol V frayed at the edges and marginal tanning. vol. V and VI with library stamp on front board and title page, library ticket inside the front board.
Plates are chromolithographs.
Generally a good set, the plates fresh and bright.

* Henri Doré (1859-1931) was french Jesuit missionary in China for over twenty years. He was a wellknown sinologist, specialised in traditional Chinese religion. In the English vols. the translator M. Kennelly S.J. added historical and explanatory notes.

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Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
3
Sujet
Livres illustrés, Religion, Sociologie
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Henri Doré S.J.
Titre du livre
Recherches sur les superstitions en Chine vol. 7 [AND] Researches in Chinese superstition vol. 5-6
État
Bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1914
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus récent
1920
Édition
Livres / Éditions multiples
Langue
Anglais, Français
Langue d’origine
Oui
Éditeur
Shanghai, T'Usewei Printing Press
Nombre de pages
850
Dimensions
25×17 cm
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