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Kircher, A "
La Chine, illustree de plusieurs monuments tant sacres que profanes, et de quantite de recherches de la nature & de l'art. Quoy on a adjouste de nouveau les questions curieuses que le serenissime grand duc de Toscane a fait depuis peu au P. Jean Grubere touchant ce grand empire. Avec un dictionaire Chinois & Francois, lequel est tres-rare, & qui n'a pas encores paru au jour. Trad. par F.S. Dalquie."
Amsterdam, J. Janssonius van Waesberghe en erven Elizaeus Weyerstraten, 1670. First french edition. Folio. [xvi], 367, [12] pp. With frontispiece and all 26 plates mentioned in the table de figures (one of which is a text engraving) plus another 50+ engravings in the text. Contemporary calf, boards with single gilt fillet; gilt spine with raised bands. (binding a bit worn and chafed; spine neatly rebacked with use of the old spine; age toned and a bit foxed; a few marginal tears) ¶ Plates with Syriac and Sanskrit text engraved by Willem van der Laegh. ¶ Begheyn 1670.3."
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