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The Heathen Chinee
Chi: The Western News Company 1870 - F. Brett Harte. The Heathen Chinee. Chi: The Western News Company, 1870. *** Rare. A poem about a poker game in San Francisco whereby an ill mannered character named Bill Nye invite a Chinaman named Ah Sin to Play poker. Nye thinks that Ah Sin will be an easy sucker. When Ah Sin wins a small riot erupts with dire consequences for the Chinaman. The entire episode is told on nine (9) plates, each with a part of the poem and a large engraved illustration by Joseph Hill. The plates are housed in a heavy stock paper envelope. The plates are in about new condition. The envelope has moderate wear and soil. *** 7.5 inches tall by 6 inches
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