Traditions and Superstitions of the Chinese

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:22

Lot 70: Author: Dore, Henri. Title: Recherches sur les Superstitions en Chine. Les Pratiques Superstitieuses. Place Published: Chang-hai (Shanghai). Publisher: Imprimerie de T'ou-Se-We. Date Published: 1911-13. Description: 5 volumes. Profusely illustrated. (8vo) 23.5x16.5 cm (9 1/4x61/2"), cloth-backed boards, string-bound. First Edition. Parts 32-36 of "Varietes Sinologiques". The title pages are dated 1911-1913, the covers are dated 1911-1915. A scarce and wonderfully illustrated examination of the customs and superstitions of the Chinese. Condition: Some wear and browning to covers, a bit of fraying to cloth and binding strings; very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $700-$1000
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