6089. Iu-kiao-li... Chinese novel Copenhagen 1858

CHINESE NOVEL. Iu-kiao-li, eller De to Cousiner. Chinesisk Roman. I-II. Kjøbenhavn (Forlagt af Chr. Steen & Søn. - Louis Kleins bogtrykkeri) 1858.

8:o (about 185x120 mm.). (2), (1)-170; (2), 171-368 pp.
Near contemporary green half cloth. Label with Chinese text pasted on upper board. Title to part one torn and repaired with loss of four letters, some soiling, old annotation. Long marginal note in chinese on p. 53.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1794.
First danish edition of "Yu jiaoli", translated by Lauritz Stephan Borring from Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat's French version of 1826.

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