Bruges: Desclée de Brouwer et Cie. 1900. Stock ID #165495
Large black and white folding map with repairs, and 108 illustrations. xl + 458pp, all edges gilt. Red cloth with decorative covers, the illustration on front board is a little scratched but the rear cover is heavily rubbed, cloth is discoloured on the spine and rear and in a few places on edges, inner hinges have been reinforced. A library copy from Bibliotheque Maison Ste. Madeleine, Quebec, with some stamps and library loan card at rear. A clean and tight copy. Approx. 26 x 18cm. Text in French. The title translates roughly as 'In China - A Mission by the Missionaries'. It describes the life of the missionary, religion and superstitions, the empire of the devil, the mission of Tche-Ly, calamities and difficulties, the Chinese nation, mores and customs of the Chinese. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 165495).
Price: $250.00 AU