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Auction #117 begins on 22 Aug 2024

Wright (G.N.)

China, in a Series of Views..."

Complete set

Published: Fisher Son and Co., London, 1843

Edition: First Edition

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First Edition. Complete set, volumes I and II (bound in one book) and Volumes III and IV (second book). Illustrated and letterpress title pages. Described by Rev. GN Wright.

Half contemporary brown calf and marbled boards with raised bands and gilt to spines. 4 vignette title-pages and 124 steel-engraved tissue-guarded plates.

Published by Fisher, Son, & Co. London in 1843. Dated to the Preface.

"China, In a Series of Views, Displaying The Scenery, Architecture, and Social Habits, of That Ancient Empire. Drawn, from Original and Authentic Sketches. by Thomas Allom. With Historical and Descriptive Notices by The Rev. G.N. Wright."

Measures 28 cm x 23cm.

Condition: Good. Binding tight, spine in good condition. Black coating on leather chipped in places, edges bumped. Marbled boards worn and scuffed. Foxing. Marbled endpapers intact. 

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 4to
  • Sold By: Shelf Life
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  • Country: South Africa
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