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Lot 90: MAGALHAES, GABRIEL DE. NOUVELLE RELATION DE LA CHINE. 1688

China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection

by Sotheby's

November 7, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • MAGALHAES, GABRIEL DE. NOUVELLE RELATION DE LA CHINE. 1688
  • MAGALHAES, GABRIEL DE. NOUVELLE RELATION DE LA CHINE. 1688
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Description: FIRST FRENCH EDITION, 4to (235 x 180mm.), folding engraved plan of Beijing, contemporary speckled calf, gilt spine

Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Provenance: John, Bishop of Ossory, bookplate dated 1709; Earls of Macclesfield, bookplate, sale in these rooms, 15 March 2007, lot 3209

Literature: Cordier, Sinica 36; Löwendahl 189; Lust 57; Western Travellers in China 27

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