Vietnam rare books
First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, 426; 413pp., contemporary tan morocco-backed marbled boards, scattered light foxing, an excellent example.£250
Two text volumes 4to and an atlas folio (56.8 x 41cm). Text with 2 engraved portrait frontispieces of Emperor Tchien Lung and the Earl of Macartney and 26 illustrations of which one full-page; atlas with 44 plates, including one folding, most after W. Alexander, and 7 double-page folding maps; occasional browning and spotting, heavier on 2 plates. Text volumes in contemporary calf, atlas volume in half calf over marbled boards; rebacked in lighter calf to style, a bit rubbed.£15,000
GARNIER, Francis.Voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868 par une commission Fançaise présidée par Doudart de Lagée.
First edition. 3 vols comprising 2 vols 4to text with portrait frontispiece, 11 maps, 1 plate, plan, and wood-engravings in text; folio atlas with 12 maps, 9 plans, 1 aerial view (some tinted), and 48 plates (including 44 bis) on 40 sheets (6 double-page), 11 of the plates in full colour. Original morocco-backed blind-stamped cloth gilt, repairs to corners, old stains to atlas spine, an excellent set.£32,500