6103. Dunn's Chinese collection in Philadelphia

(DUNN, NATHAN). (Kinesisk text=) "Ten thousand Chinese things". A descriptive Catalogue of the Chinese Collection in Philadelphia. With miscellaneous remarks upon the manners, customs, trade, and governement of the celestial empire. Philadelphia (printed for the proprietor) 1839.

8:o (about 229x145 mm.). (4, first leaf blank), (1)-120 pp.
Contemporary marbled boards, worn, stained in lower part, defective morocco spine. Throughout dampstained in lower part.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1749.
In nearly three years in Philadelphia hundreds of thousands came to visit the Chinese Museum. Later, in 1842, the Museum was moved to London, where it was open until about 1855.