6104. Gingell The Ceremonial usages of the Chinese 1852

CHINESE CEREMONIAL USAGES. GINGELL, WILLIAM RAYMOND. The ceremonial Usages of the Chinese, B. C. 1121, as prescribed in the "Institutes of the Chow Dynasty Strung of Pearls", or, Chow le Kwan choo... being an abridgement of the Chow classic, by...Hoo Peih Seang... Translated from the original Chinese, with notes... London (Smith, Elder, & Co.) 1852.

Small 4:o (about 250x175 mm.). (12), (1)-107, (1 blank), (8) pp. Errata-slip. Drawings of ritual objects in text.
Publisher's blind-stamped yellow cloth, soiled and somewhat worn, spine with title in gilt. (Bookbinder's label "Bound by Westley & Co. Friar Street London" on pastedown of lower board). Some foxing.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1778.

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