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Auction: Auction 28.01.1993
was auctioned on: 28 January 1993
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A set of Chinese albums by John F.W. Herschel 'Tantian' (Outlines of Astronomy), translated by Alexander Wylie and Li Shanlan, Shanghai, 1859; a set of albums by Li Mingche 'Huantian tushuo 'An Illustrated Guide to Astronomy', 1819; a set by Elias Lo...

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Estimate: £20 - £50
ca. US$30 - US$76
Price realised:  £275
ca. US$421
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A set of Chinese albums by John F.W. Herschel 'Tantian' (Outlines of Astronomy), translated by Alexander Wylie and Li Shanlan, Shanghai, 1859; a set of albums by Li Mingche 'Huantian tushuo 'An Illustrated Guide to Astronomy', 1819; a set by Elias Loomis 'Daiweiji shiji' (Analytical Geometry and Differential and Integral Calculus), 1859; a set by W.A.P. Martin 'Gewu rumen' (An Introduction to Science), Beijing, 1868; two sets of Chinese albums by Cansang Cuipian 'Compendium of Silkworm Breeding', edited by Wei Jie, 1899; two sets by Dezhen Zigu (of England) 'Quanti tongkao' (The Anatomy of the Body), Beijing, 1886; two albums by Li Shizhen 'Bencao gangmu' (The Great Materia Medica), edited by Zhang Yunzhong, 1826; a set of albums by Qi Jiguang 'Jixiao xinshu' (A New Treatise on Disciplined Service), edited by Zhusheng Xiquan; a set of four Chinese albums Chin Ch'an Uigwae 'Ceremonial Rules for the Serving of Feasts, Seoul, 1889; and a set of five albums Kamung Pyon Tosol 'An Illustrated Book of Rewards and Punishments', Seoul, 1880. (20)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 28.01.1993
Date of the auction: 28 Jan 1993
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington