6108. Weston A Chinese Poem, inscribed on porcelain

Objektsbeskrivning
WESTON, STEPHEN. A Chinese Poem, inscribed on Porcelain, in the thirty-third Year of the Cycle, A.D. 1776. with a double translation and Notes. London (printed by C. Baldwin) 1816.

8:o (about 193x125 mm. (3), iv, (1), 6-14, (2 blank) pp. Title with engraved vignette, 3 mounted engraved plates (Chinese characters).
Sewn as issued, contemporary green wrappers, somewhat worn. Signature on first endpaper of Sir Charles Rouse Boughton.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1700.
Probably Sir Charles William Rouse Boughton (1747-1821), an administrator in India with the East India Company and subsequently a member of the British House of Commons representing first Evesham and then Bramber. (Wikipedia).

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