Collection of around 200 handwritten letters on China

DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC, Louis Philibert – Correspondance privée de Mr. Louis Dunoyer de Segonzac du 29 Decembre 1879 au 4 Mars 1882. Manuscrit de vers 200 lettres au 405 pages. France, 1879. Half-Leather binding with handwritten title. 4to. 405 numbered leaves with approximately 200 manuscript letters.

Handwritten copies of circa 200 letters by the french naval officer and Deputy-Manager of the Arsenal of Fou-Tcheou (China) until 1877 Louis Philibert Dunoyer de Segonzac (1843-1937). On 5.2.1878 L. P. Dunoyer de Segonzac became Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur. — Extensive collection of the very rare private letters by the Deputy-Manager of the former french Arsenal of Fou-Tcheou with many references on China as well. — The letters are no love letters, they are addressed to many official people (secretaires, directeurs) as well as to friends.

1 Blatt lose, Innengelenke angeplatzt, Einband berieben und bestoßen — gut erhalten. – sehr seltene Sammlung.

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