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Author: ABEEL, DAVID; BAPTIST WRIOTHESLEY NOEL. Title: Journal of a Residence in China and the Neighbouring [Neighboring] Countries from 1830 to 1833. Revised and Reprinted from the American Edition, With an Introductory Essay.
Description: London, James Nisbet, 1835. Duodecimo. Pp. xxxi (introduction), 366. Plus hand-coloured folding frontispiece map, drawn and engraved by R. Palmer. Hardcover, bound in contemporary half calf extra, marbled boards, sides roll-tooled in blind, spine in compartments decorated in gilt, ebony morocco lettering-piece in gilt. In a very good condition and with crisp, fine interior. A lovely copy. ¶ ~ First British edition, uncommon. 'There is a slight difference between this edition and that which has been published in America; some obscure expressions having been omitted, and a few words, more commonly employed by American authors than by those of this country, having been changed into those synonymes with which the ear of an English reader is more familiar.' - from the extended Introduction by the Hon. and Rev. Baptist Wriothesley Noel (1798-1873). David Abeel (1804-1846). Cordier BS, 2113. ~ Provenance: From the private library of William Bell with his attractive contemporary armorial bookplate, 'Perseverantia'.
Keywords: History politics international relations political movements studies conflict analysis resolution historical social cultural geschiedenis historie geschiedkunde histoire historique Geschichte Kulturgeschichte Geschichtswissenschaft historia storia Far
Price: EUR 380.00 = appr. US$ 413.00 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 4209
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