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Title: Nouveaux Memoires Sur L'etat Present De La Chine
Description: Amsterdam, Published A Amsterdam : Chez Henri Desbordes, & Antoine Schelte. 1698. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, Volume 1, engraved frontis, [16],342pp, 16 single page, 3 folding engraved plates. Volume 2, engraved frontis, [4]355pp, 2 single page engraved plates. Bound in full calf. Professionally rebacked, retaining the original period boards, raised bands, blind stamp tooling within compartments, leather title labels, full marble edges. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, name in early hand on titles, small piece lacking from inner margin of 1 frontis. Light persistant water? staining throughout, having no affect on readability of text or engravings. Pages and plates in good clean condition throughout. A very nice set, in very attractive bindings. A15. Very Good.

Keywords: china jesuits

Price: GBP 850.00 = appr. US$ 1213.79 Seller: George Jeffery Books
- Book number: 096023

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