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Across Chryse Being the Narrative of a Journey of Exploration Through the South China Border Lands from Canton to Mandalay

Across Chryse Being the Narrative of a Journey of Exploration Through the South China Border Lands from Canton to Mandalay

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Across Chryse Being the Narrative of a Journey of Exploration Through the South China Border Lands from Canton to Mandalay

by Colquhoun Archibald R

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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1883. Complete in 2 volumes. Collation, xxx+420pp, xvi+408pp, complete with all illustrations, 3 maps of which 2 are folding. Inscribed on top marging of title page, '' To Lord Lytton from the author ''. Bound in library buckram/cloth. Library labels on spine. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, library stamps throughout, ( about 30 to each volume ), mainly to verso of illustrations, a few short closed tears on large map, repaired with sellotape, map in volume 2 fixed to book along inner margin of last index page with sellotape, the sellotape encroaching onto text. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A good copy of a rare 2 volume work.A41. Signed by Author. First Edition. 8vo.

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Title
Across Chryse Being the Narrative of a Journey of Exploration Through the South China Border Lands from Canton to Mandalay
Author
Colquhoun Archibald R
Book Condition
Used
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First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1883
Size
8vo
Keywords
China
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