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HISTOIRE de La Chine et des Chinois.

HISTOIRE de La Chine et des Chinois.

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HISTOIRE de La Chine et des Chinois.: Traduit de l'Anglais par Mme A. B.

by PARLEY (Peter) aka [Goodrich (Samuel Griswold)]

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PARLEY (Peter) aka [Samuel G Goodrich]: HISTOIRE de La Chine et des Chinois traduit de l'anglais par Mme A. B. Paris: Librairie de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse, P. C. Lehuby, Libraire-Editeur, circa 1850s. Four tinted page illustrations, including frontispiece. 12mo, viii 280pp with gilt edges; full black leather extra gilt with four rules on each cover, spine gilt-titled, with front cover medallion indicating a school prize and presentation label inside front cover (dated 1860). Very attractive copy.

First edition thus, a French translation travelogue for children originally created by the American author S G Goodrich and originally published 1843. "Vous trouverez dans cet ouvrage la description de l'une des plus intéressantes nations du globe La Chine, une des plus merveilleuses contrées de la Terre.".

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BATTLEDORE LTD US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1005
Title
HISTOIRE de La Chine et des Chinois.
Author
PARLEY (Peter) aka [Goodrich (Samuel Griswold)]
Illustrator
Four tinted page illustrations, including frontispiece
Format/Binding
Full black leather extra gilt with four rules on each cover, spine gilt-titled, with front cover medallion of a school prize
Book Condition
Used - Near-fine copy
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition thus, a French translation travelogue for children
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Librairie de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse, P. C. Lehuby,
Place of Publication
Paris, Librairie de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse, P. C. Lehuby,
Date Published
(1843)
Pages
viii 280pp
Size
12mo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
China, Chine, Chinois, Chinese, travelogue, Goodrich
Bookseller catalogs
children's books; Antiquarian, Rare & Collectible Books; China;

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