6118. Espiard de la Borde on The spirit of nations

(ESPIARD, FRANCOIS-IGNACE DE LA BORDE). The Spirit of Nations. Translated from the French. London (printed for Lockyer Davis... and R. Baldwin) 1753

8:o (c. 200x125 mm.). (2), iii-xvi, 1-406, (2, book advertisements) pp.
Contemporary brown calf, worn, crack in lower joint, darkened gilt spine in six compartments, some damage at head, redspeckled edges.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1633.
An exhaustive description of the nature, beliefs and behaviors of various nations. Including some passages on China in book III, chapter 5 and 6, book IV, chapter 13, and book V, chapter14.

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