in a series of views displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits of that ancient empire.
London: Fisher, Son, & Co., [ca.1843].
The text was by George Wright, a protestant missionary who had spent a considerable time in China.
4 volumes bound in 2, 4to., engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary aubergine full morocco gilt, borders and geometric designs gilt to covers, spine in five compartments, letters to second and fourth, others richly gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. light spotting and damp staining, an attractively bound set.
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