Dec 07, 2023 - Sale 2655

Sale 2655 - Lot 194

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(CHINA.) John Nieuhoff; and John Ogilby. An Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham Emperor of China. Engraved additional title, title-page in red and black, double-page engraved map of China, double-page plan of Canton, 15 (of 17) engraved full-page or folding plates, 94 engraved in-text illustrations. Folio, 16x10 1/2 inches, worn contemporary paneled calf rebacked and recornered; occasional stains and repairs, some plates with naturally occurring paper flaws, small area of foredge mouse-eaten but affecting margins only; 18th-cenutry ownership inscriptions to the front flyleaf, bookplate of the New Hampshire Historical Society. Second English edition. London, 1673