Old Nick [= Paul-Émile Daurand-Forgues] - La Chine ouverte: Aventures d'un Fan-Kouei dans les Pays de Tsin - 1845

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Old Nick [= Paul-Émile Daurand-Forgues] - La Chine ouverte: Aventures d'un Fan-Kouei dans les Pays de Tsin - 1845
History, Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1

Very good copy of this 1st French edition. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of wood engravings including 50 full-page and one double-page engraving by Auguste Borget - somewhat later 19th-century binding.

‘Voyage de l'Etudiant Ping-Si - Les études de Sieou-Tsai - Le Fan-Kouei à Pé-King’.

Condition: Wear on the binding, spine is discoloured, sticker on the front pastedown, writing in pen on front endpaper and the title page has stamps + writing with red pencil. The interior has some minor foxing, otherwise in good condition

Will be sent by registered mail.

La Chine Ouverte Aventures D'un Fan-Kouei Dans Le Pays De Tsin Par Old Nick [Emile Daurand Forgues Ouvrage Illustré Par Auguste Borget,... 1845 - first French edition - fine copy

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Old Nick [= Paul-Émile Daurand-Forgues]
Book Title
La Chine ouverte: Aventures d'un Fan-Kouei dans les Pays de Tsin
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1845
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
No
Publisher
Paris, H. Fournier
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
396
Dimensions
22×14 cm
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