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Author Name    Edouard Biot, S. Wells Williams, Chengru Liu & Yan Liu

Title   Dictionnaire des noms anciens et modernes des villes et arrondissements de premier, deuxieme et troisieme ordre compris dans l'Empire chinois indiquant les latitudes et les longitudes de tous les chefs-lieux...et les epoques auxquelles leurs noms... 3vol S. Wells Williams' Chinese topography : being an alphabetical list of the provinces, departments and districts in the Chinese empire, with their latitudes and longitudes : reprinted from The Chinese repository. 1844

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First

Publisher   Paris Imprimerie Royale 1842; 1844; [1831]

Seller ID   1532

Three works bound together in contemporary black calf: Biot's Dictionnaire des ... villes; together with Williams' Chinese Topography (this title interleaved with blank leaves); together with Chengru Liu [Maps of the Qing Dynasty, 1831], the last in Chinese and ending with nineteen maps (some double page) by Yan Liu. Neatly annotated in both English & Chinese in a contemporary hand. Dictionnaire with foxing to prelims & less so throughout & without the folding Klaproth map of China. Foxing to Chinese maps. Cordier 188 (Biot) & 189 (Williams). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 314; 102; c.100 ll pages

Price = 1750.00 USD

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