NIEUHOFF, JOHANNES. 1618-1672.
Legatio Batavica ad Magnum Tartariae.... Amsterdam: Jacob Meursium, 1668.
Folio (315 x 198 mm). [iv], 184, 172,  pp. Additional engraved title-page, large folding map, 34 folding plates and 109 engraved plates in the text. Period paneled vellum, spine titled in ink. Repair to fore-edge margin of engraved title, repaired tear to plate of Macao, some browning, light foxing, some stray spots to binding, spine darkened, upper joint repaired.
Provenance: Viscount Mersey, Bignor Park (bookplate).
FIRST LATIN EDITION. A lavishly-illustrated chronicle of an embassy of the Dutch East-India Company to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China.