Palais Pavillion et Jardins Construits Par Guiseppe Castiglione Dans Le Domaine Imperial Du Yuan Ming Yuan au Palais d'Etre de Pekin. Paris: 1977. Folio, (38 1/2 x 24 inches). Title pages in French and English. 20 Etched lithographic plates, after Guiseppe Castiglione. Original gilt decorated green portfolio case. These impressions were made after etchings created between 1783 and 1786, and portray the edifices, gardens and palace grounds constructed from 1737 to 1766 for emperor K'ien-Long and painted by the Jesuit missionary Guiseppe Castiglione, known as Lang Che-Ning, to the Chinese court. Extraordinarily fine impressions.