J. F. Davis - China en de Chinezen - 1841

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J. F. Davis - China en de Chinezen - 1841
Travels - Quantity: 3

These copies were offered “aan het gemeentebestuur der stad Amsterdam door de uitgever van dit werk om te voldoen aan Artkel 6 ...”.
This text and more can be found on the title pages of all 3 volumes (see photos). Three volumes complete with 3 different frontispieces and 3 title vignettes.

Condition: The spines are damaged, binding is loosening, 1 front cover is already loose, with stickers on the front covers. Writing on the title pages and in volumes 1 and 3 also on the next page. The interiors have minor foxing, volume 3 also has moisture stains.

Registered shipping.

[China]. Davis, J.F. China en de Chinezen. Amst., G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1841, 3 vols., XX,378; VIII,336; VIII,327p., 3 (diff.) woodengr. frontisp., 3 (diff.) title-vignettes, contemp. unif. wr.
- Sl. foxed. All vols. titlep. and frontisp. w. extensive ms. annots. by the publisher: "Aangeboden aan het Gemeente bestuur der Stad Amsterdam door den ondergeteekenden als Drukker van dit werk (...)"; 3rd vol. partly waterstained in upper margin. All vols. frontwr. loose(ning) and w. 2 sm. paper tickets; backstrips worn off.

= Cat. NHSM p.235; Lust 8 (Engl. ed.); Cordier, Bibl. Sinica p.73; not in Tiele.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Travels
Author/ Illustrator
J. F. Davis
Book Title
China en de Chinezen
Condition
Poor
Publication year oldest item
1841
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
No
Publisher
Amst., G.J.A. Beijerinck
Binding/ Material
Softback
Dimensions
23×13.5 cm
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