Qin Han Wa Dang Wen Zi [Eaves Tiles Inscriptions of the Qin and Han dynasties].
Large 4to (206 x 280 mm). 111 leaves, folded (double leaves in oriental style). Early 20th century calf-backed marbled boards, lettered on spine "Inscription sur Tuiles des Tsin et des Han".
First edition of this historical manual of Chinese inscriptions of honorific and noble titles. The first of three volumes that would appear until 1794.
Paper flaw to title page, repaired on verso; occasional foxing to margins. A good copy.