Chau Ju-kua: His Work on the Chinese and Arab Trade in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries, entitled Chu-Fan-Chi

By Hirth, Frederich (editor)

SKU# 17517

$ 35.00

Pp. x, 288.  Publisher’s original brown textured cloth, lg 8vo.  This work was first published in 1911 in St. Petersburg by the printing office of Imperial Academy of Sciences.  It was translated from the Chinese and annotated by Friedrich Hirth and W. W. Rockhill.  The work entitled ‘Chu-fan-chi’ provides ‘A Description of Barbarous Peoples’ or ‘Records of Foreign Nations’ throws light on mediaeval trade with the Far East, then in the hands of Arab or Persian merchants (from the preface).  No ownership marks.

Publisher Ch'eng-Wen Publishing
Publisher Place Taipei
Date Published 1977
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Reprint
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint Yes
Condition Very good
Condition Description Two small bumps to the outer corners, a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition