Verhalen uit China. Met platen.: Chinoiserie).

Verhalen uit China. Met platen.


Published by P.J. Trap (pr. by H.R. De Breuk) [ca. 1825?45], Leiden, 1825
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Extremely scarce Dutch Orientalia. These short stories set in China are illustrated with five lovely, elaborately hand-colored lithographed plates including two scenes of children?one in which they are blowing bubbles and one in which they are fishing out of a boat with a carved dragon prow. The first plate is very faintly marked "H.J. Backer," but the illustrations are otherwise unattributed. No holdings of this book are listed in WorldCat or NUC Pre-1956; the only other copy we were able to find is held by the Dutch national library. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). vii, [1], 135 (lacking pp. 33/34 & 39/40), [1 (blank)] pp.; 5 col. plts. Not in Brinkman. Contemporary cartonn? binding covered in decorative printed paper, shown above right; spine showing a small undarkened area where label is now lacking. Front joint tender. Lacking pp. 33/34 and 39/40; some signatures loosening. Pages with a very few small spots, otherwise clean and pleasing. Bookseller Inventory # 4188

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Title: Verhalen uit China. Met platen.

Publisher: P.J. Trap (pr. by H.R. De Breuk) [ca. 1825?45], Leiden

Publication Date: 1825

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