Paris: Tilliard, 1770.
First edition. 4 engraved plates redone from the Chinese editions. [iv], cxliv, 474,  pp. 1 vols. 4to. Old boards, new period spine and corners. Fine. Cordier, BS 1376-1377; Lust 727; Walravens, China Illustrata 136. Item #234361
This is the first European translation of the Book of Documents or the Book of History, the first tract of the Five Classics on Confucianism to be published anywhere in the West. Also includes at the end: "Notice du livre chinois nommé Y-king, ou livre canonique des changemens, avec des notes" by Claude Visdelou (pp. 399 - 436).
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