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Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des Chinois: par les Missionaires de Pekin, 14. Tome Quatorzieme. by  Jean-Joseph-Marie (and others) Amiot - First Edition - 1789 - from John Randall (Books of Asia) (SKU: 200872)

Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des Chinois: par les Missionaires de Pekin, 14. Tome Quatorzieme.

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Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des Chinois: par les Missionaires de Pekin, 14. Tome Quatorzieme.

by Amiot, Jean-Joseph-Marie (and others)

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Paris: Chez Nyon, 1789. First edition, 4to, pp.xvi, 561, [1]. Fourteenth volume only. Bound in rather scuffed and worn contemporary calf. Contents in very good condition, with occasional spotting. Underlining and marginal marks in coloured crayon affecting around 10 pages. The fourteenth volume of this massive encyclopaedic compendium of material on Chinese civilisation. The text includes Amiot's Introduction a la Connoissance des Peuples... tributaires de la Chine, a selection of letters and addresses to Chinese emperors, translated by Amiot, with his notes, and a comparison between the customs of the Chinese and those described in the Old Testament Book of Esther by Pierre-Martial Cibot. Cordier BS 54 (giving a synopsis of each volume); Löwendahl 667 (giving the contents in detail); Morrison II, p.175

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John Randall (Books of Asia) GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
200872
Title
Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des Chinois: par les Missionaires de Pekin, 14. Tome Quatorzieme.
Author
Amiot, Jean-Joseph-Marie (and others)
Book condition
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Publisher
Chez Nyon
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1789
Bookseller catalogs
China; Far East;

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John Randall has been selling rare and scholarly books on Asia since 1978. We hold more than 30,000 titles warehoused in East Sussex.We issue regular email catalogues in our Orientalia series on India & Pakistan, the Islamic World, Southeast Asia, China, Central Asia, and Ceylon.If you would like to receive any or all of these catalogues please confirm your interest by email.

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