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Publisher: PICART, B.
Title: Charlatans qui se mêlent de vendre le vent de la Chine. Dévots mendiants de la Chine et charlatans qui se promènent sur des tigres apprivoisés, . . .
Published in: Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard c.1736
   
Size: 12.6 x 8.1 inches.
32.0 x 20.5 cm.
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Uncoloured.
Condition: A good and dark impression.
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Two fascinating engraving on one sheet depicting Chinese charlatans. Engraved by Bernard Picart. Published in Jean Frederic Bernard's monumental "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" (Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World).
'The world's first encyclopedia of religions, the heavily illustrated, detailed general survey treating all religions dispassionately and as notionally equal, was composed and published in Amsterdam under the title 'Cérémonies et costumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde' in seven large volumes between 1723 and 1737 by a group of radical, intellectually subversive Huguenot refugees' (Jonathan Israel, 'How the light came in', TLS June 21 2013).




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