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

A String of Chinese Peach-Stones.

London. Charles H. Kelly. 1895. Stock ID #166858

Colour frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, numerous text illustrations but lacks the other colour plate: xv + 479pp. Dark blue pebbled cloth covered boards, spine lettered in gilt and stamped with decorative gilt device. Lower spine chipped with some loss, covers slightly marked but an extremely firm and clean copy. A Series of character sketches reflecting village life in mid 19th century Central China and describing some events in the Taiping Rebellion. Many of the illustrations are reduced facsimiles of Chinese pictures of various penmanship. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 166858).

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