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History of the Insurrection in China;
London, Smith, Elder & Co., , 1854. with Notices of the Christianity, Creed, and Proclamations of the Insurgents... Translated from the French, with a Supplementary Account of the Most Recent Events by John Oxenford. Third Edition, Enlarged. Octavo. Original red-brown embossed cloth, title gilt to spine, pagoda in blind to both boards. Portrait frontispiece, folding map. Light browning, contemporary ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, light shelf-wear, spine sunned, but a very nice copy. Important eye-witness account of the outbreak of the Taiping rebellion, co-written by the doctor and an interpreter of the French Embassy; this edition the most complete, including a final postscript, "comprising the events that have happened since the date of our last publication."
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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