6021. Noël's translations of Confucius and more

Objektsbeskrivning
MACCLESFIELD COPY. (2). KONGZI (CONFUCIUS) / NOÊL, FRANCOIS (ed. & trans.). Sinensis imperii libri classici sex, nimirum Adultorum schola, Immutabile medium, Liber sentenciarum, Mencius, Filialis observantia, Parvulorum schola. E sinico idiomate in latinum traducti. Pragae (typis universitatis Carolo-Ferdinandeae, in Collegio Soc. Jesu ad S. Clementem, per Joachimum Joannem Kamenicky) 1711.
Small 4:o (about 195x155 mm.). (32, last leaf blank), (1)-608 pp. Partly foxed. +

NOÊL, FRANCOIS. Philosophia sinica tribus tractatibus primo cognitionem primi entis, secondo ceremonias erga defunctos, tertio ethicam, juxta Sinarum mentem complectens. Pragae (typis universitatis Carolo-Ferdinaneae, in Collegio Soc. Jessu ad S. Clementem, per Joachimum Joannem Kamenicky) 1711.
Small 4:o (about 195x155 mm.). (24), (1)-179, (1 blank), (1)-240, 239-240, (2 blank), (1)-259, (5, last 3 blank) pp. Partly foxed. Loosely inserted are 8 pages of manuscript notes, listing errata. BOUND WITH:

NOÊL, FRANCOIS. Historica notitia rituum ac ceremoniarum sinicarum in colendis parentibus ac benefactoribus defunctis. Ex ipsis sinensium authorum libris desumpta. Pragae (typis universitatis Carolo-Ferdinand, in Collegio Soc. Jessu ad S. Clementem, per Joachimum Joannem Kamenicky) 1711.
8:o (about 195x155 mm.). (8), (19-91, (1 blank) pp. Partly foxed.

Contemporary brown English speckled calf, somewhat worn, gilt edges of covers, richly gilt spines in six compartments, redspeckled edges. Vol. I label on spine: "Neol (!) philosophia sinica. Tom I", vol. II: "Neol (!) philosophia sinica . Tom II". Both volumes with engraved bookplate from the library of the Earls of Macclesfield and their blindstamp on title. Rare. 2 volumes.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1596, 1599, 1598.
The contents of the first work comprise: Adultorum schola, sinice Ta hio [sc. Da xue] - Immutabile medium, sinice Chum yum [sc. Zhong yong] - Liber sententiarum, sinice Lun yu - Memcius, sinice Mem tsu [sc. the Meng zi of Mencius] - Filialis observantia, sinice Hiao kim [sc. Xiao jing] - Parvulorum doctrina, sinice Siao hio [sc. Hsiao hsueh], authore Chu hi [sc. Zhu Xi].
In the second work, Noël gathered quotations of Chinese philosophers.

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