1787 CHINA Geography HUGE MAP Changchun Fo-kien Chinese Asia Vietnam Grosier

GROSIER, Jean-Baptiste

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Jean-Baptiste Grosier was an 18th-century French literary scholar known for his work ‘General Description of China’. This historical work covers various provinces of the Chinese Empire, the state of population, agricultural production, and principal details of natural history. In addition to the impressive contents on provinces such as Fo-kien and Changchun, this work includes a large folding map of Southern China, with hand-colored borders.

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Jean-Baptiste Grosier was an 18th-century French literary scholar known for his work ‘General Description of China’. This historical work covers various provinces of the Chinese Empire, the state of population, agricultural production, and principal details of natural history. In addition to the impressive contents on provinces such as Fo-kien and Changchun, this work includes a large folding map of Southern China, with hand-colored borders.

 

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GROSIER, Jean-Baptiste

 

Description générale de la Chine, contenant, 1°. la description topographique des quinze provinces qui forment cet empire, celle de la Tartarie, des isles, & autres pays tributaires qui en dépendent ; le nombre & la situation de ses villes, l’état de sa population, les productions variées de son sol, & les principaux détails de son histoire naturelle : 2°. un précis des connoissances le plus récemment parvenues en Europe sur le gouvernement, la religion, les mœurs & les usages, les arts & les sciences des Chinois.

 

A Paris, chez Moutard, imprimeur-libraire de la reine, de Madame, & de Madame comtesse d’Artois, rue des Mathurins, Hôtel de Cluni. M. DCC. LXXXVII. Avec approbation, & privilège du roi, 1787.

 

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  • Collation: Complete with all pages; volume 1
    • xxiv, 647, [1]
    • Signatures: a8, b4, A-Z8, Aa-Rr8, Ss4
  • References: Sinica I, 61. Brunet II, 1763; Backer III, 1858
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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3750

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

GROSIER, Jean-Baptiste

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete