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												The Child's Bethel Flag Magazine, Volume V. by [China]
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1845
		 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 15596)

The Child's Bethel Flag Magazine, Volume V.

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The Child's Bethel Flag Magazine, Volume V.

by [China]

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  • hardcover
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London: T. Ward and Co., Paternoster Row, 1845. Hardcover. Very good. With content on China, tea, South Australia, the sea elephant and pearl diving. With a chapter at p67, "Notices of China and the Chinese", with an engraved and illustrated table "Emblems of Trade and Religion in China", stating "Tea first brought to England in 1610. Tea brought to England in 1755, about 4,000,000 lbs. Tea brought to England in 1844, about 40,000,000 lbs." A chapter entitled "The First College in South Australia", states "South Australia is a new British colony, not ten years old ... its population already amounts to 18,000 souls", p251. The sea elephant description includes an engraving based on an illustration in Charles Medyett Goodridge's volume of 1820 describing his shipwreck in the South Seas. With a four page article on pearl diving, p311. 24mo, viii, 376pp, b&w engravings throughout. Three quarter red leather and marbled boards, gilt title at red spine. Covers rubbed, esp at marbled boards. Internally, child's signature and date 1845 at ffep, o/w very good.

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bookseller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
15596
Title
The Child's Bethel Flag Magazine, Volume V.
Author
[China]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
T. Ward and Co., Paternoster Row
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1845
Bookseller catalogs
CHINA; SOUTH AUSTRALIA; TEA;

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