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Lot 503
NIEUHOFF (JAN) Legatio Batavica ad Magnum Tartariae Chamum Sungteium, Modernum Sinae Imperatorem, 2 parts in one vol.
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NIEUHOFF (JAN)
Legatio Batavica ad Magnum Tartariae Chamum Sungteium, Modernum Sinae Imperatorem, 2 parts in one vol., first edition in Latin, translated by Georg Horn, additional pictorial engraved title, title with engraved vignette, folding engraved map of China (a few tears to folds), 35 double-page engraved plates, 109 engraved illustrations in text, without portrait found in some editions, some browning to plates, front free endpaper loose, contemporary calf, joints cracked, [cf. Nordenskiöld Collection 3, 603 (Dutch text edition, 1670)], folio (330 by 210mm.), Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1668

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  • The views include Kanton, Nanjing, Macao, Dayu, Guangzhou, landscapes and natural history.

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