J. Barrow - Reizen in China - 1807/1809

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J. Barrow - Reizen in China - 1807/1809
Travels - Quantity: 3

Complete set of the rare Dutch edition. With all engravings, including 6 folding + 6 pp. with pieces of music and ‘Chineesche Volkszangen’. Engravings of, among other things: een Chineesch boeren-dorp/ een Rijstmolen / schets van de Chineesche Artillery / een Koopvaardijschip/ Gezigt van...Keizerlijk park...etc + 2 colour engravings of a ‘Chineesch’ and a ‘Hottentot’ + several engravings of ‘Chineesche muziekinstrumenten’, and ‘Chinesche Volksgezangen’.

Condition: The covers show wear / signs of use, new spine, bindings are coming loose, ex-libris (in 1st part), title pages have been restored and the interiors are somewhat discoloured. Otherwise a fine set!

Will be sent by registered mail.

[China]. Barrow, J. Reizen in China, inhoudende: Beschrijvingen, Aanmerkingen en Vergelijkingen gemaakt en verzameld, geduurende het verblijf in het Keizerlijk Paleis, van Yuen-min-yuen (...). Haarlem, F. Bohn, 1807-1809, 3 vols., VIII,288; VI,334; VI,341,(1)p., 10 (fold.) engr. plates after W. ALEXANDER (1x partly col.), num. scores, contemp. unif. wr. w. paper ticket.
- All vols. lack portion of title-p. and upper hinge broken (contents loosening); bookplate on verso frontwr. vol. 1. Despite defects, contents fine.

= Cordier IV, p.2390; cf. Lust 365 (Engl. ed.); Henze I, p.172 (on the Engl. ed.): "Seine Reisebeobachtungen legte B. nieder in den Travels in China, 1804, einem Werk, das F. von Richthofen (...) mit dem Stauntonschen zu den besten rechnete, "welche wir über einzelne Reisewege und Unternehmungen in China besitzen"."

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Travels
Author/ Illustrator
J. Barrow
Book Title
Reizen in China
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1807
Publication year youngest item
1809
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
No
Publisher
Haarlem, F. Bohn
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Dimensions
22×13 cm
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