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Darkness in the Flowery Land; or, Religious Notions and Popular Superstitions in North China by  Rev. M . Simpson Culbertson - Hardcover - 1857 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.com

Darkness in the Flowery Land; or, Religious Notions and Popular Superstitions in North China

by Culbertson, Rev. M . Simpson

Condition: Good + overall


New York: Scribners, 1857. Hardcover. Good + overall. Michael Simpson Culbertson, (1819 - 1862), West Point graduate of 1839, became a Presbyterian Missionary in China in Ningbo and Shanghai. Culbertson worked on a revision of the Old Testament, the Shanghai revision of Chinese Scriptures (Shanghai, 1851). Small 8vo, 235pp. Original gray cloth with gilt title at spine. Spine sunned, an ink mark base of spine. A few light pencil markings at rear end papers.


  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19494
  • Title: Darkness in the Flowery Land; or, Religious Notions and Popular Superstitions in North China
  • Author: Culbertson, Rev. M . Simpson
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good + overall
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Scribners
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1857
  • Bookseller catalogs: CHINA;


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