6043. Pauthier: A Syro-Chinese inscription at Si-ngan-fo

PAUTHIER, (JEAN-PIERRE-GUILLAUME). L'inscription syro-chinoise de Si-Ngan-Fou, monument Nestorien elevé en Chine l'an 781 de notre ère, et découverte en 1625... Paris (Librairie de Firmin Didot Frères... et chez Benjamin Duprat) 1858.

8:o (about 232x150 mm.). (3, lacks series title: "Études Orientales. 2"), VI-XVI, (2), (3), 4-96 pp. 1 large folding plate ("L'inscription syro-chinoise de Si-ngan-fo").
Contemporary green quarter morocco, worn, marbled boards, speckled edges. Ownership inscription and stamp of Li Shaobai on title.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1796.
Li Shaobai (Ly Chao-pée) was one of the first Chinese to teach Chinese in France.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).