[CHINA].

Translations from the Peking Gazette

£3,500

Translations from the Peking Gazette.

Shanghai, reprinted from the North-China Herald, 1876-1878, 1880, 1882.

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Description

Scarce. The Peking Gazette was designed entirely for officers of the Chinese Government, and contains edicts and decrees concerning court affairs, judicial and revenue administration, civil and military administration, worship, external relations, and the provinces.

Description

5 volumes, 8vo, text in double columns, original limp yellow cloth lettered in red, light fading and soiling, very good copies of a scarce publication.

Provenance: 1876: H.M. Vice Consul Kewkiang (stamp); 1880: H.B.M. Consul for Shanghai (stamp); 1882: Interpreter’s Office (pencil inscription).

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