Lot n° 57
220 - 250
CHAPUIS (Alfred) LOUP ( Gustave). La Montre... - Lot 57 - Astrid Guillon Maison de ventes aux enchères
CHAPUIS (Alfred) LOUP ( Gustave). La Montre Chinoise. Neuchatel, Attinger Frères, . In-4°. 33 h.-t. plates in black and color and 245 fig. in text. Publisher's red cloth, illustrated in black and gold. Rare first edition. On Chinese watches manufactured in the Val-de-Travers and destined for the Chinese market. Introduction on L'Horométrie et le Système cosmologique des Chinois by SAUSSURE and an appendix on the Zi-Ka-Wei Observatory near Shanghai. A great classic. A good copy, in its unusual publisher's binding. Some very slight defects to binding.
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