Title Peter Parley's Tales About China and The Chinese
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher London Simpkin, Marshall, and Co 1843
Seller ID 118912
Red cloth boards with gilt titles and decs. 145x115mm approx. xv+ 240pp. Hand coloured frontis map of China and extra engraved title page. Many unspecified steel engravings. A charming children's book relating the 19th Century western impressions of China her rich history culture and way of life as well as her many inventions. Good (Book- Cloth to spine and part of front panel faded. Ink award inscription for general superiority in class Xmas 1847 to front free end paper. Text of book block a little tanned with occasional light foxing spots. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers).