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A Compleat History Of The Empire of China: Being the Observations of above Ten Years Travels through that Country: Containing Memoirs and Remarks... Written by the learned Lewis Le Comte, Jesuit .
LE COMTE, Lewis (Louis Daniel Lecomte 1655-1728) .

Price: £500.00 GBP

Used / Softcover
London : printed for James Hodges, at the Looking Glass, on London-Bridge, MDCCXXXIX. [1739]. 0


The Second Edition carefully corrected." A very good full leather binding (probably 19th century). 8vo. 7.75" x 5.0" x 1.5" . [8pp.]/pp.536 + 4 engravings (2 folding) and table (folding). Polished brown calf binding. Edges rubbed and bumped. Spine with 3 raised bands and contrasting leather title and author labels. Top and tail of spine carefully strengthened. Brown staining to grey endpapers. Title-page in red & black. Well illustrated with an engraved frontispiece of Confucius by; "W. H. Toms...(cont)