GROSIER (Jean Baptiste Gabriel Alexandre).... - Lot 85 - Gros & Delettrez

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GROSIER (Jean Baptiste Gabriel Alexandre).... - Lot 85 - Gros & Delettrez
GROSIER (Jean Baptiste Gabriel Alexandre). De la Chine, ou, description générale de cet Empire rédigée d'après les mémoires de la mission de Pé-Kin. A Paris, chez Pillet, 1818-1820. 7 vols. In-8, contemporary red half-chagrin, compartmentalized smooth spine, gilt title and tomaison, gilt roulette, fillet and small fleuron (boards, spines and corners slightly rubbed, slight foxing, small marginal dech. on second map). Third edition revised and considerably enlarged. Illustrated with 2 folding maps engraved by Ambroise Tardieu after Père de Mailla. The first is a map of China based on the original map, and the second illustrates Chinese Tartary and neighbouring countries. Collation : Vol 1: [4]f., LXXX-400 p., [1] f. 2pl. folding maps / Vol 2: [2] f., 552 p. / vol 3: [2] f., 464 p. / vol 4: [2] f., 512 p. / vol 5: [2] f., 468 p. / vol 6: [2] f., 475 p. / vol 7: [2] f., 472 p. Provenance: Camille Aboussouan (1919-2013), French-Lebanese lawyer, diplomat, writer and bibliophile (ex-libris).
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