Faits mémorables des empereurs de la Chine, tirés des annales Chinoises, dédiés à Madame, orné de 24 estampes in 4o gravées par Helman, d’après les dessins originaux de la Chine, tirés du cabinet de Mr Bertin […].

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Rebound half vellum, Folio. Engraved serie, consisting of a title-page, dedication and 24 illustrations with 24 text pages, all printed on one side of a leaf. A handsome work by the French engraver and printseller Isodore-Stanislas Helman (1743 1806/9). with scenes from Chinese history. “The emperor’s mirror” was a very popular Chinese work with stories and illustrations of Chinese emperors. Overall a good copy with the bookplate of “Le Chevallier de Besenval de Bronstatt Capitan aux garves Suisses.”