Lettres Edifiantes et Curieuses, Ecrites des Missions Etrangères - 1780

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Lettres Edifiantes et Curieuses, Ecrites des Missions Etrangères - 1780
Geïllustreerd, Reizen, Sociologie - Aantal: 1 - Boek

A very lovely copy.
Les Lettres édifiantes et curieuses sent to Europe by Jesuit missionaries in China, the Levant, India, America and elsewhere, did a lot to open Europe, and especially France to non-European cultures.
Of all of these letters, it is those from China that had the greatest impact, offering genuine reports on China, its government, the peculiarities of its language, its mores and customs.

No name - Lettres Édifiantes et Curieuses, Écrites des Missions Étrangères - 1780 - Volume IV.
Marbled endpapers, half-title page, title page, text + table 496 pp., fold-out map of the Route of Zurabek by Delille, 1722.

Binding in good condition, work in its period brown full leather binding, covers and spine in good condition, friction from use, red edges, adorned ribbed spine, gilded titling and volume number.

Inside in good condition, light soiling, lovely headbands, culs-de-lampe, marbled endpapers, geographic maps on fold-out plates, engraving of Tamas Koulikan the king of Persia - The plan or manner of placing the house of the King of Persia, a lovely work. -

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Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
1
Onderwerp
Geïllustreerd, Reizen, Sociologie
Boektitel
Lettres Edifiantes et Curieuses, Ecrites des Missions Etrangères
Staat
Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1780
Druk
Geïllustreerde druk
Taal
Frans
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
J.G. Mérigot le jeune
Band
Leder
Aantal pagina‘s.
496
Afmetingen
17×11 cm
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