Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography

CHINA -- HELMAN, (I.-S.). Abrégé historique des principaux traits de la vie de Confucius. Par., chez l'Auteur & chez M. Ponce, (c. 1785). W. engr. ti. & 24 nice plates depicting lively landscapes, ceremonies, scenes of Confucius' life, etc. after the drawings of the missionary Amiot, all w. accomp. engr. text. 4°. Cont. hcf. w. raised bands & dec. gilt back. (Outer margin ti. a bit thumbed, a trifle foxed in places, but a fine copy).

First edition of this illustrated work on the life of Confucius. - Cordier 667; Cohen/De Ricci 479; Lust 729.

€ 600

result € 480

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