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Kidd, Samuel.

CHINA, Or, Illustrations of the Symbols, Philosophy, Antiquities, Customs, Superstitions, Laws, Government, Education and Literature of the Chinese. Derived from Original Sources, and Accompanied with Drawings from Native Works.

Taylor and Walton: London 1841 Color frontis, 14 b&w plates (includes two folding), 9 x 6, quarter leather with marbled boards, paper replacement spine w/ paper spine label, xii, 403 + 16. Covers well worn, rubbed, stained, corners bumped and worn, shelfworn, spine edges have small tears, inner hinges and text block cracked, ink note, free front endpaper to xii detached and cello tape repairs, lacks vii-x (part of preface), staining (mainly near front), ink stamp of Heath House, Woking, loose signatures/plates, tears to folding plates, roughly opened pages else majority of book is clean and complete. Poor man's copy. Sold as is. Scarce. FIRST ED.


Book Id: 98-6376

Price: $295.00

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