Lot 173: TORÉN, OLOF. VOYAGE DE MONSEIGNEUR OLOF TORÉE. 1771
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
November 7, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Ekeberg, Charles G. Précis historique de l'économie rurale des Chinois. Milan: chez frères Reycends, 1771
Blackford, D. de. Précis de l'état actuel des colonies angloises dans l'Amérique Septentrionale. Milan: chez frères Reycends, 1771
3 works in one volume, 12mo (190 x 110mm.), contemporary calf-backed boards, spine gilt, red label, UNCUT and partly unopened, printed shelf label on spine, minor wear to extremities
Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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Provenance: [Dominique] Bugnet, bookseller's ink stamp; V.I. Lenin State Library of the USSR, purple ink stamp; Cabinet de Lecture, d'Allart & Co, Lubyanka, Moscow, label on upper cover
Literature: Cordier, Sinica 2098, 2098, - ; Löwendahl 559, 556, -; Sabin -, -, 5691