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IAKINF (BICHURIN NIKITA JAKOVLEVICH; 1777- 1853) The history of the first four khans of the house of Genghis
SPb.: print. Carl Craj, 1829. - XVI, 440,  p.; 21, 5x14 cm. Missing map.In a semi-leather bound of the time. Goldembossed spine. Pale stains at the beginning and end of the block, pre-revolutionary inv. numbers, stamps, bookplates and stickers on the spine.Iakinf (in the world N.I. Bichurin; 1777- 1853) - Archimandrite of the Russian Orthodox Church (in the years 1802-1823); orientalist and traveler, an expert of Chinese language, the first Russian sinologist, Europe-wide known. Bibliography: Solovyov, catalogue No. 100: ‘Rare books.’ No. 106. One of the rarest editions of the author.