A String of Chinese Peach-Stones. W. ARTHUR CORNABY.
A String of Chinese Peach-Stones.
A String of Chinese Peach-Stones.
A String of Chinese Peach-Stones.

A String of Chinese Peach-Stones.

London. Charles H. Kelly. 1895. Stock ID #162826

Coloured frontispiece with tissue-guard, lacks the second coloured plate. Numerous black and white facsimiles of Chinese art and penmanship throughout. Name of prior owner dated 1925 Chefoo and a tipped in letter to her - handwritten by J.L. Smith of the H.B.M Consulate Chefoo on the rear of the frontis. Rebacked in quarter leather presumably by the Chefoo club with their name printed on the lower spine (fading). Head & tail of spine starting, boards decorated and stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. A discard label on the front paste-down from the Chefoo Club Library dated 1925. Some age toning but a good firm copy.

Series of character sketches reflecting village life in mid 19th century Central China and describing some events in the Taiping Rebellion.

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