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Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History

Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Boards chipped at head and foot of spine, corners rounded, spine cracked, some foxing.


Boston: Rand and Mann. Good with no dust jacket; Boards chipped at head and foot of spine, . corners rounded, spine cracked, some foxing.. 1849. Hardcover. Volume 9 of Parley's Cabinet Library. Original brown embossed cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Many engravings, including two-page frontispiece showing Chinese Encampment and a Saracen on horseback. [4] pages of publisher's ads at rear. ; Parley's Cabinet Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 320 pages .


  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 41831
  • Title: Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket; Boards chipped at head and foot of spine, corners rounded, spine cracked, some foxing.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Rand and Mann
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1849
  • Bookseller catalogs: Asia;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General;


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