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Sidelights on Chinese life / by Rev. J. Macgowan ... With twelve illustrations in colour by Montague Smyth and thirty-four other illustrations
London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Limited, 1907. 1st Edition. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, decorated cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; viii, 367, [1] p., plates : ill. (part col.) ; 26 cm. Notes; The plates have protective guards. Contents. -The Chinaman. -Family life. -Child life. -Religious forces in China. -Servants. -The adaptability and tenacity of purpose of the Chinese. -Amusements. -The farmer. -A ramble through a Chinese city. -Hades, or the land of shadows. -A chapter on some of the more shady professions in Chinese life. -Schools, school-masters, and school-books. -The mandarin. -Peddler life in China. -The seamy side of Chinese life. -A trip through the country. Subjects; National characteristics, Chinese. China - Social life and customs.
      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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