# 22504


Album Chinois

$4,500.00 AUD

Paris : Formentin, 1849. Quarto, original papered boards (slightly chipped to spine), title leaf, 19 hand coloured lithograph plates by Formentin, each with an adjacent leaf of text, after Aubry-Lecomte, E. Deveria, C. Choran, J. Vidal, H. Grevedon, and Chenot and three pages of engraved and lithographed music.

An album of views in China illustrated in colour. The scenes include a Chinese war ship, a Pavillion, interiors of Chinese houses, torture and execution scenes, a Mandarin, a shoe-maker, a military station, a fisherman etc.