6112. Bichurin on China in Russian 1848

Objektsbeskrivning
BICHURIN, NIKITA YAKOVLEVICH. [Russian text:] China and its civil and moral state. I-IV. St. Petersburg (F. V. Bazunov) 1848.

8:o (about 210x135 mm.). (4), (I)-VII, (1 blank), (1)-137, (1), (1)-8; (2), (3), IV-VII, (1 blank), (1)-128, (1).10, (2, last blank); (4), (1)-152, 4, last blank); (4), (1)-177, (1 blank), (1)-2 pp. 1 large folding lithographed plate
Near-contemporary dark brown half leather, worn, faded spine. Partly cut close in upper margin, a few repairs, lower margins of several leaves dampstained, 4 leaves in vol. I(title-leaf, pp 3/4, 15/16, and 17/18) in excellent facsimiles on old paper. Ownership inscription on three titles.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1769. All text in Russian.
Provenance: Viazemskii (name in gilt at foot of spine).

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