6107. The Royal Chinese junk "Keying"

Objektsbeskrivning
THE ROYAL CHINESE JUNK "KEYING". (2). "The Greatest Novelty in Europe". The only Vessel of Chinese Construction which has ever reached Europe, or even rounded the Cape of Good Hope. No place or date (London 1848).
Single-piece (128x230 mm.), printed in blue on both sides, advertising the exhibition at the East India Docks, Blackwall.
Large wood-engraved illustration of the vessel on the recto. "Visitors are received by a mandarin of rank, and a Chinese Artist of celebrity habited in full Chinese Costume".
Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1773. +

Europa. Folk-kalender för 1849. Stockholm (Hörbergska boktryckeriet) 1848.
Large 16:o (about 142x108 mm.). (4), (1)-108 + (24, Almanach för år 1849, printed 1848). 3 lithographed plates, 6 wood-engraved illustrations (5 full-page).
Sewn as issued, original wrappers, front wrapper printed in gilt. 2 items.
Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1770.
Pp. 55-57 + 1 full-page wood.engraving contains a description of the Chinese junk "Keying".

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