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Lot nr:914
Book nr:35990
Author:NIEUHOF, Joan; DAPPER, Olfert
Title:Het gezantschap der Neęrlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, den tegenwoordigen, Keizer van China...
Town:Amsterdam
Publisher:Jacob van Meurs
Year:1665
Description:2 parts in 1 vol. in-folio, [12] + 208, 258 + [9 + 1 bl.] pp. Title printed in red and black (loose, marginal tears), arms of Cornelis Witsen, portrait of the author (severe foxing), folding map (torn with losses), with 34 engraved plates and over 100 text engravings. On the verso of some plates ex libris in pink ink.
Mediocre copy, foxed, well-thumbed, tear without loss in p. 49 & 89 of part 1.
Bound in contemporary vellum, with blind tooling, soiled, hinges broken, ends of spine damaged. Not subject to return
Note:Ref. Tiele p. 179 ; Cordier Sinica 2345 ; Landwehr (VOC) 539 ; Lust n° 539.
Text in Dutch. With views of Macao, Canton, Nan-an, Kan-chou, Nanchang, Nanking, Kiukiang, Anking, Wuhu, Yangchow and other towns. Landscapes, views of villages, temples, plants, people
Price:€450 - €600
Sellingprice:€900
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