LOT 812
SOLD €1200,00

[China. Nieuhof] Het Gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie

aan den grooten tartarischen Cham, den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China (...). Joan Nieuhof. Amsterdam, Waasberge, Boom, Van Someren en Goethals, 1693. Folio, illus. frontispiece with title, title in red and black with vignette, portrait of Joan Nieuhoff. (9),208 and 258,(8),(1) pp.

New halfleather with marbled boards and new endpapers. 33 (of 35) double-page copper engravings outside the text and numerous smaller copper engravings inside the text. Lacks the print of Kuching as well as the print of Paolinxi, which appears to lack in nearly every copy, the print at p. 102, part 1 bound the wrong way around. The large folding map Reis-Kaerte van de Ambassade der Nederlantse Oost-Indise Compagnie door China aen den Grooten Tartersen Cham bound at p.48, part 2; this map not present in the bookbinder's index. The illus. frontispiece mounted, several pp. with expert restorations to edge. In all a good copy in a fine new binding.

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