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1838 1ed CHINA Opened Opium War Smuggling MAP 2v Gutzlaff Lutheran Missionary
London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1838. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I can provide a link to many more photos. Just ask! 1838 1ed CHINA Opened Opium War Smuggling MAP 2v Gutzlaff Lutheran Missionary Karl Gützlaff was a 19th-century German missionary known for being the first Lutheran missionary to China and played an important role in Chinese/British diplomacy during the First Opium War. Ironically, Gutzlaff was known to have been a drug smuggler to help fund his missionary work. His book 'China Opened' describes a variety of topics - geography, politics, history, language and literature, Chinese military, and religious practices. This valuable 1838 first English edition was translated out of German by Andrew Reed and includes a notable folding engraving of Chinese language characters and an impressive folding map! Item number: #11921 Price: $950 GUTZLAFF, Karl China opened : or, a display of the topography, history, customs, manners, arts, manufactures, commerce, literature, religion, jurisprudence, etc. of the Chinese Empire London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1838. First edition. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes o Vol. I - [2], xvi, 510 o Vol. II - [2], vi, 570 · Language: English · Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure · Size: ~8.25in X 5.25in (21cm x 13cm) · Rare and desirable Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 11921. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Schilb Antique Books (schilb_antique_books) [Columbia, Missouri, United States]
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