6130. Pauw's attacks on everything Chinese 1773

(PAUW, CORNEILLE DE). (2). Recherches philosophiques sur les Egyptiens et les Chinois. I-II. Berlin (chez G. J. Decker) 1773.

Small 8:o. (3), IV-XIX, (1), (3), 4-360: (5), 6-363, (1 blank) pp. 1 folding engraved map (all).
Early 19th century brown half calf, gilt spines, at bottom the initials GTB (Gustav Trolle Bonde), yellow edges. Bookplate of the Säfstaholm Library. 2 volumes.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1672.
A counterfait edition by an unknown printer /publisher of the original edition published by Decker in Berlin 1773.

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