[Jesuit mission to China]. Nouvelles lettres édifiantes des missions de la Chine et des indes orientales.

Paris, Adrien Le Clere, 1818-1823.

8 vols. 8vo. Contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards, smooth spines with lettering pieces and gilt ornaments. All edges marbled.


First edition, forming a continuation of the collection of Jesuit letters known as the "Lettres édifiantes et curieuses". Volumes 1-5 cover China, volumes 6-8 concern the missions to Tonkin and Cochinchina.

Some wear to spine ends.

Cordier (Sinica) II, 953-957. Cordier (Indosinica) III, 1970-1978. Sabin 40704. OCLC 23391547.

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