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A FORBIDDEN LAND: Voyages to the Corea. With an Account Of Its Geography, Histor
London 1880, Low. Blue pictgorial cloth, neatly rebacked. using the old spine, new end papers,gold stamped decorations. 349p., 21 illustraions, 2 large color folding charts/maps,ca. 14 x 23 cm., R A R E FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. AN IMPORTANT EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ON KOREA AND KOREANS With appendices: English-Korean vocabulary, with Hangul characters and extensive vocabulary, plus a chart of the Korean alphabet. An important primary and early source on Korea. Only a few books in the period were done on Korea and most are quite rare. This work covers a wide range of subjects including climate, plants, geography, language, relations with China & Japan, caste system, food, wine, soc- ial relations, marriage, women, funerals, transport, coin & money, early missionaries &c. A nicely illustrated work. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taylor p.108 Kerner II, 9866. Cordier 2955 * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .
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