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Pictures of the Chinese. Drawn by Themselves - COBBOLD, REV. ROBERT HENRY - 1860. [1194108]
1860 1860 - Pp. vi, 219. With frontispiece, 34 full page drawing illustrations and many textual illustrations (of which 19 full page). Near contemporary half calf on marbled boards, somewhat rubbed. Old ownership signature. Some minor staining. First edition of a charming work about different Chinese professions each accompanied with a pen-and-ink etching by native artist. The author served as Archdeacon at the treaty port of Ningpo for a period of eight years. Cordier BS 90. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB)]
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