6008. Chinese printing types 1864

Object description
HOFFMAN, J(OHANN JOSEPH). Chinesche drukletters vervaardigd in Nederland... / Chines Printing-Types founded in the Netherlands. A New Synopsis, with the addition of all the recently aquired characters. Amsterdam (Type-foundry of N. Tetterode, printed by A. W. Sythoff, Leiden) 1864.

4:o (about 292x221 mm.). (5), VI-X, (1)-24, (2, last blank) pp. 1 folding leaf ("Chinesche matrijzen en drukletters. Supplement van 1863").
Contemporary marbled boards, partly worn. Original blank wrappers bound in. Dedication on upper wrapper "Mr Jules Mohl, secretaire de la Societé Asiatique à Paris".

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1812; Bigmore & Wyman, I, pp. 334-335.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).