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Winterbotham, William
An Historical, Geographical and Philosophical View of the Chinese Empire; Comprehending a Description of the Fifteen Provinces of China, Chinese Tartary; Tributary States; Natural History of China; Government, Religion, Laws, Manners and Customs, Literature, Arts, Science, Manufactures, &c. To Which Is Added, a Copious Account of Lord Macartney's Embassy, Compiled from Original Communications. In Two Volumes.
Philadelphia: Richard Lee, 1796. First American Edition. Complete in two volumes. [ii], 303, [3]pp + [2]pp of publisher's advertisements (page 207 is misnumbered as 237); 322, [3]pp + [3]pp of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary full calf, spines decorated in gold and with red and black labels lettered in gold. Hinges expertly reinforced, the four labels on the spines appear to be recent. Foxing on pastedown endpapers. Internally extremely clean but for sporadic foxing. A nice, very good+ set. Evans 31648. ; Octavo. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Parigi Books ABAA/ILAB [Schenectady, NY, U.S.A.]

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