Title: China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. ...
Publisher: J.J. Stockdale, London
Publication Date: 1813
Edition: 1st Edition
128,124,135,160 pages. 17 1/2 x 10 1/2 cm. Eighty hand-colored plates (stipple and line engravings). First published, Paris 1811 in four vols. with two additional volumes published the following year. This English edition presents the first four vols. only -- 4th edition of Vol I, 3,4; and 5th edition, Vol.II. First English edition, 1812. ABBEY TRAVEL 535. BRUNET Vol.I, p1126. COLAS 435. Bookplates, text and titles foxed, plates bright and clean, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, double gilt cover border panels frame inner gilt vine and leaf motif. An elegantly bound set, text spotting aside. Contemporary, full straight-grained black morocco. Aeg. 4 volumes. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 18413
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