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
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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
- Number of Books
- 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
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Paris, H. Fournier
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 22×14 cm