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Antiquariat - Kunsthandlung Johannes Müller
Stand E06

Description of the conquest of China

Martini Martino

De bello tartarico historia. In qua quo pacto Tartari hac nostra oetate Sinicum imperium invaserint ac fere totum occuparint narratur, eorumque mores breviter describuntur cum figuris aeneis. Amsterdam, J. Janssonius 1655. Kl. 8°. 215 S., mit (mitpag.) Kupfertitel, 1 gefalt. Kupf.- Karte und 8 gefalt. Kupfertafeln, Prgt. d. Zt. mit hs. RTitel., Amsterdam, J. Janssonius [ 1655 ]

De Backer-S. V, 647,7 - Cordier I, 623-4 - Henze III, 384f. - Ebert 13298.-
First Amsterdam printing.- Important work about the history of the Manchu invasion and conquest of the Chinse empire in the first half of the 17th century.- With engraved title, one folding map "Situs provinciarum imperii sinici 1654" and 8 folded copper engravings.- Good copy, bound in contemporary vellum.

Erstmals 1654 in Antwerpen ohne Kupfertafeln erschienen.- Beschreibung der Eroberung Chinas durch die Mandschu, die Martini selbst miterlebte. „Considered at the time to have been the best general description of China before Du Halde. Includes an account of the Manchu conquest of China“ (Lust S.109).- Vord. Innendeckel mit Exlibris der „Gr. Chotekische Bibliothek“; flieg. Vorsatzblatt mit Abschnitt und alten hs. Eintragungen, tlw. leicht fleckig.

Bibliography
De Backer-S. V, 647,7 - Cordier I, 623-4 - Henze III, 384f. - Ebert 13298.-

Binding
contemporary vellum
£1,200