Live auction - Lot 1017

[China - Miniature book]

BRETON de LA MARTINIÈRE, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph

La Chine en miniature, ou Choix de costumes, arts et métiers de cet empire [...].

Paris, Nepveu, 1811-1812

€ 800 / 1.200

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Lot description

6 parts in 3 vol., 18mo: 107 pl. (1 pl. missing in last part, 1 pl. torn, some spotting, mostly on text pp. and scarcely on pl.).

Contemp. red long-grained morocco, double gilt-ruled border on covers, gilt-ruled flat spines, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. (joints and spines very lightly rubbed, corners sl. bumped).

First edition of this detailed miniature book. Depicting various costumes, costums, boats, musical instruments, professions, but also punishments, weapons, etc., all 107 ill. are carefully hand-coloured. Complete with the 2 additional parts that are often missing.
Ref. Lipperheide 1524. - Colas 433. - Cordier, Sinica, 64. - Chadenat 5173. - Abbey, Travel 535.
Prov. Hobart (mod. bookpl.). - Illegible ms. entry in all vol.

Lot 1017

La Chine en miniature, ou Choix de costumes, arts et métiers de cet empire [...].

BRETON de LA MARTINIÈRE, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph

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