SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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HELMAN, Isadore Stanislas Henri
Abrégé Historique des Principaux Traits de la Vie de Confucius Celebre Philosophe Chinois.

Published
Paris: Chez l'Auteur, [1788]
References
Cordier Biblioteca Sinica 667; Bobins 294.
Plates
24
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
0-5000
Published
Paris: Chez l'Auteur, [1788]
Ref
5735

Oblong folio, engraved title, 24 black and white engraved plates, two engraved double page leaves of text, in original (rubbed) grey-green paper over boards, with MS title to upper cover. The plates in this album were reductions of large engraved plates commissioned by the Jesuits in Paris for the Chinese Emperor, showing his victories in a specific campaign. Plates are in black & white, so not listed.