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China by  Robert K DOUGLAS - First - 1882 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (SKU: 9318)

China

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China

by DOUGLAS, Robert K

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  • hardcover
  • First
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1882 1ed CHINA Folklore Douglas Alchemy Buddhism Confucius Illustrated COLOR MAP

"Years of careful training will makea tree whose shoots should spring heavenwards bendthe points of its branches towards the earth."

– Robert K Douglas, Chinese Stories

A rare first edition printing, of Robert Douglas's 'China'. This book is a history and overview of china, which describes the social customs of ancient China, the traditions of Buddhism, Chinese music and ballads, forbidden love and arranged marriage, Confucius philosophy, sorcery and alchemy, and more!

This fine printing is filled with charming illustrations in the style of 17th - 19th-century woodblock figures with a color fold out map.

Item number: #9318

Price: $499

DOUGLAS, Robert K.

China

London, Society for promoting Christian knowledge; New York, E. & J.B. Young & Co., 1882. First Edition.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [4], 400, map, [4]

· [7] plates

· 1 fold out map

· Language: English

· Binding: Hard Cover; tight and secure

· Size: ~8in X 5.5in (20.5cm x 14cm)

· Quite rare

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Details

Bookseller
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
9318
Title
China
Author
DOUGLAS, Robert K
Format/binding
Hard Cover; tight and secure
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Society for promoting Christian knowledge
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1882
Keywords
1882 1ed CHINA Folklore Douglas Alchemy Buddhism Confucius Illustrated COLOR MAPrare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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