Lot 39 of 319:
German collection of Chinese manuscripts from Lou-Lan  

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Title:
Die Chinesischen Handschriften- und sonstigen Kleinfunde Sven Hedins in Lou-Lan

Author:
Conrady, August

Place:
Stockholm

Publisher:
Generalstabens Litografiska Anstalt

Date:
1920

Description:

Text in German. Illustrated with numerous photographs of Chinese manuscripts. 32x24 cm (12½x9½"), original paper wrappers, lettering in black and red.

Sinologist Karl Himly was originally commissioned to translate the Chinese manuscripts found in Lou-Lan and examine what Hedin brought with him from his second excursion in 1899-1902. After his death, the Leipzig sinologist and professor of East Asian languages ‚Äč‚ÄčAugust Conrady took over this work.


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Condition:
Faint toning and touches of wear to wrappers, else near fine.


 
Item number:
319338
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