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Village of Kya kya from Nieuhof.

By   Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) French cartographer who worked for the French Marine Office. He was famous for his coastal charts and atlases. Published in   Paris by  Chez Didot,in  1748; from A.F. Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages,  19 x 14 £25 Earlier French edition




Grands du Royaume de Tonquin / Grooten van het Koninkryk Tonkin
 Copper engraving from Schley  after the drawing by  Cochin out of Bellin, By   Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) French cartographer who worked for the French Marine Office. He was famous for his coastal charts and atlases. Published in   Paris by  Chez Didot,in  1748; from A.F. Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages,  19 x 14 £25 Earlier French edition




The Silk Manufacture in China"

 “Silk Manufacture.”  Jean-Baptiste Du Halde.  A description of the empire of China and Chinese-Tartary, together with the kingdoms of Korea and Tibet: containing the geography and history (natural as well as civil) of those countries ... from the French of P.J.B. DuHalde, Jesuit, with notes geographical, historical and critical and other improvements, particularly in the maps by the translator (English  edition published London, E. Cave, 1738-41 and later in two parts in the London magazine in 1780), old fold in page £85

 

Guytery der Chinesche Papen Ontdekt.
  from 'Beschryvinge van het machtige keyserryk China'   by      Louis Le Comte Published  in the Hague: By Engelbregt Boucquet ..., 1698.Louis le Comte (1655-1728), also Louis-Daniel Lecomte, was a French Jesuit who participated in the 1687 French Jesuit mission to China under Jean de Fontaney. He arrived in China on 7 February 1688. Condition issues Printed to edge of paper minor creases  centre fold as issued £125 taken through cellophane sorry



Ceremonies de l'hommage qu'on rend à l'Empereur de la Chine

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins slight page rippling needs a press



   


Jonge Onder-Kooning. Le Jeune Vice-Roy'. (The young Viceroy)
From J. Nieuhof 1669 Size 10×16 cm image on text page wood/copper engraving in text  From Atlas Chinensis; Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages in two Embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising, Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. published 1672 copperplate engraving  originally published in Dutch by the trade diplomat johan Nieuhof / Jan Nieuhoff, but translated into English by the British mapmaker and publisher John Ogilby in 1669 and again in 1673. His translation included extra material from different publications, such as extracts from Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata (1667). .£25 tinted in text page



Die europäischen Factoreyen in Canton
Steel engraving from 'China historisch, romantisch, malerisch' published  1843 £15




Canton In China

Engraved by S.Davenport, published in Kelly's New and Universal English Dictionary, 1843. Steel engraved antique print with hand colouring.  Size 17.5 x 11.5 cms including title, plus margins.  £20 creaes in margins





"Garten-Pavilion eines Mandarinen" (
Pavilion and Gardens of a Mandarin, near Peking) engraved by Lang after a picture by Thomas Allom, published in China Illustraed german edition £15




Chine Habitation D'un Mandarin
 China. Original steel engraving, drawn and engraved by Lechard (after Allom). 1853. ie the french edition of Allom  £15





Tchien Lung Ta Whang Tee. Tchien Lung,
The Great Emperor. Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799) was the fifth Emperor of the Manchu-led Qing Dynasty Copper engraving from An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China: including cursory observations made, and information obtained in travelling through that ancient empire, and a small part of Chinese Tartary.by Sir George Staunton, George Macartney Macartney (Earl),  Sir Erasmus Gower
 Published by G. Nicol, 1797  £30 rare

 


Chinese Merchants
Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" .  Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. :  Part page £12




Chinese Dresses Bonze, Nun, Emperor, Woman of Rank
Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" .  Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. :  Part page £12  x 4



Chinese Mandarins State, Law, Military
Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" .  Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. :  Part page £12




"Chinese Dresses Peasant, Country Woman, Servant, Maid, Begging Bonze
Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" .  Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. :  Part page £12 x 4



Barques des Chinoises Tiré de Nieuhof

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins




Village de Kya Kya Tiré de Nieuhof

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins



Vue D'une Rue de Nanking

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins x2

Dutch copy by Schley ie same pic other  edition x2




Arc de Triomphe de canton

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins x 2




Idoles du Tibet  Tirées de Grueber / Tibet

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins




Chateau de Putala. Tiré de Grueber / Tibet

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins + 1 of the earlier Beauvais edition



Palais du Dairo

Copper-engraving, full page with good margins, published in Allain M. Mallet's description of the world. 'Description de L'Univers' but the French 1683 edition 15 x 11 cm £25 scarce 






Chinese Punishment of the Rack"


Antique steel engraving , published in The Gallery of Engravings, 1844.  Size 22 x 17 cm Originally from  'China, in a Series of Views, Displaying the Scenery, Architecture, and Social Habits,. . , by Thomas Allom, Esq./ Rev. G. N. Wright, M.A. £2o



Figures Chinoises
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins + 2 of the earlier Beauvais edition




Dames Chinoises De Fo tires de Halde
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins foxing mk as showm + 2 of the earlier Beauvais edition



Grand Lama et le Roi de Tangut/ Tibet
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins




Pretres ou Moines De Fo tires de Nieuhof
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins + 2 of the earlier Beauvais edition



le Grand Lama Consulte sur le Sort d'un Enfant tire de Gruebert/ Tibet
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins + 1 of the earlier Beauvais edition





Cabinet de Feuillage ou les Chinois font les festins des Morts
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins some mks + 1 of the earlier Beauvais edition



Mandarins  tires de Nieuhof
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins + 1 of the earlier Beauvais edition




Comediens Chinois tires de Nieuhof
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins + 1 of the earlier Beauvais edition



Coins de Differentes Dynasties / Table de Compte

(Chinese coins / abacus) Antique copper engraving Published in   Paris by  Chez Didot,in  1748; from A.F. Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, £30 unmounted shows early cash





Cambalu oder Peking. - Cambalu oui Peking.

Copper-engraving, full page with good margins, published in Allain M. Mallet's description of the world. 'Description de L'Univers' Frankfurt, 1684/5 reprinted 1719 ( ie cannot be positive re edition not that old personally )15 x 11 cm £25 scarce x 2










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 Temple Images 1
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ;Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 The same item  showing the   dress larger as a single image variant view




 Temple Images 2
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ;Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 The same item  showing the   dress larger as a single image variant view



1. Seigneurs de Kassa tirés de Grueber. 2. Trophée à l'honneur du Grand Lama

Published  1749/50. Engraved view, uncoloured, 19,5 x 14,5 cm. Engraved by Beauvais. From: Abbe A.F. Prévost, Histoire Generale des Voyages, Paris, Chez Didot .  Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins




Die Stadt Peking. - Peking.

Copper-engraving, full page with good margins, published in Allain M. Mallet's description of the world. 'Description de L'Univers' Frankfurt, 1684/5 reprinted 1719 ( ie cannot be positive re edition not that old personally )15 x 11 cm £30 scarce x 3




 Quantecong Divinite Chinoise que les Chinois disent avoir ete leur premier Empereur;
Quonin Divinite domestique des Chinois


Copper engraving   originally French  after, 1736. From B Picart fl.1723-1775 '1736. From B Picart fl.1723-1775 (17 x 25 cm)'Ceremonies and religious customs of the various nations of the world.Published in Amsterdam from 1736 in various editions full page laid paper £30 RARE .



Sineesche Boeren en Boerinne. Rustici Chinenses

From J. Nieuhof 1669 Size 10×16 cm image on text page wood/copper engraving in text  From Atlas Chinensis; Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages in two Embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising, Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. published 1672 copperplate engraving  originally published in Dutch by the trade diplomat johan Nieuhof / Jan Nieuhoff, but translated into English by the British mapmaker and publisher John Ogilby in 1669 and again in 1673. His translation included extra material from different publications, such as extracts from Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata (1667). .£25




Sineese Vrouwen. Femmes Chinoises

From J. Nieuhof 1669 Size 10×16 cm image on text page wood/copper engraving in text  From Atlas Chinensis; Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages in two Embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising, Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. published 1672 copperplate engraving  originally published in Dutch by the trade diplomat johan Nieuhof / Jan Nieuhoff, but translated into English by the British mapmaker and publisher John Ogilby in 1669 and again in 1673. His translation included extra material from different publications, such as extracts from Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata (1667). .£25


Chinese Barks From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting



Bell of Pe-king; Bell of Erford. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting


Strolling beggars in China; Laying burning coals on their heads and using other austerities. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by George Child. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting




Strolling beggars in China; Who practice austerities to extort alms, striking their heads against a stone or one another.

From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by George Child. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting


The water castle at Canton. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting . .  3 copies




City of Diu. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by George Child. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting. .  x 3


An emperor of China - in his usual dress, in his robes; A Bonza; A husbandman. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting




Way of catching fish by boards japanned with white varnish, which the fish mistaking by moonlight for water, leap on and are taken; Way of taking wild ducks by men going into the water with their heads in the shells of large gourds, with holes to see and breath through. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting . . . x 3


Priests or monks of Fo.. . From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by James Basire. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting. . 




"Habits of the Tonquinese," published 1753, London. Copper engraved image of 3 natives of Tonquin, or Tonkin, part of South East Asia. Tonquin was conquered by the Chinese in 1406, and by the Anames in 1790.
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting x 3


The mountain of the five Horse-heads. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by George Child. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting



Mandarins or place-men; Those of war - Tartar, Chinese; Those in the government - winter habits, summer habits. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting


Females: A Tartar lady; Servant maid; A Bonzess From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by James Basire. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting x 2



The Lou-wa or fishing bird. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by George Child. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting. .  x 3


A flying fish; Village of Lan-tang, near Ma-kau. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by J Wood Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting x 2




Temple of Konjansiam, held in great veneration From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting


Death of the Last Chinese Emperor of the Ming in 1644 From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by George Child. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting



Nan-yang, a Chinese city on the River Kyang. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by J Wood Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting



Temple of Quang-qua-myau covered with porcelain. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting



Pe-Kin, capital of China. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper


Chinese temples; Sin-ko-tsyen. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by J Wood Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting




Mountains & straits of Sang-wan-hab on the River Tay From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting


le Chancelier du Royaume, les Mandarins ou Officiers de guerre, le Chancelier chef de toutes les juridictions, les Mandarins de lettres, le premier Huissier From Pierre Pasquier "Missions de Chine, du Tonquin et de chine ' size 19cm x 14cm, published 1760. Tipped onto backing paper best removed and remounted etc £30RARE




City Tong Chew 180 mile west of Canton Pilgramage of the Chinese God From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by James Basire. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £30 some have light offsetting . . x 3


The Emperor of China Recieving Homage from his Subjects Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" . Size 6 3/8 x 10 1/2. Copper Engraving. maps by Thomas Bowen, Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed   £30 . .. 2 copies



"Chinese Mandarins Chinese Merchants Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" . Size 6 3/8 x 10 1/2. Copper Engraving. maps by Thomas Bowen, Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed  £30 . .. 2 copies


A Chinese Pagoda A Chinese Sepulchre Original antique ethnographic print From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc"" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed  £30 . . 3 copies



Chinese Dresses Emperor/ , law; Military etc Peasant Original antique ethnographic print From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc"t" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed . £30 . .. 3 copies

 

A Chinese Floating Town Chinese Batsiangs or boats covered with mats the rowers are covered in Cocoa leaves Original antique ethnographic print From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed  £30



Temple images; Mi-ni-fo or Pleasure; The Great Kin-gang; Immortality. Inside the Temple from Neuhof From an undated print of an engraving by Nathaniel Parr.(floruit 1742-1751) from a picture by Neuhof, p. 29'. Overall Size: 37 x 22 cm ..c 1740 From: A New and general collection of voyages / Thomas Astley. London, 1745-47.images originally from Theodor Johann de Bry, c. 1527-1598, and Johann Israel de Bry " his second series, the Petits Voyages(Frankfurt, 1598-1613)., which prints voyages to Africa, India and the Far East; £40 RARE  .  2 copies


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