China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture and social habits of that ancient empire. – Thomas Allom (Illustrator) and Rev G N Wright (Text)
Bookmender’s delight. 2 Vols. Vol 1 – 96 pages and Vol 2 – 72 pages. Ornamental gilding on boards. Finely engraved plates with cityscapes, landscapes, costumes, everyday life, etc. Circa 1843. Gift inscription on fep.
Publisher: Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son & Co.
Publication Place: London
Condition: Poor. Boards loose of both volumes, but contents firmly bound. Good as a reading copy. Scattered foxing, tide marks, tears to prelims and a few of the content pages. Paste-downs are marked.
Binding: Hardcover. Brown paper repairs to the spines.