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Peeps Into China; or, The Missionary's Children

£500.00

Product description

First edition? 224 pages plus 32 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. No edition or date of publication appears on the title page. It is believed that the first edition was published in 1882 or 1883. There is an ink prize inscription dated August 1884 on the reverse of the frontispiece. The book is in very good+ condition. Green pictorial boards with gilt titling and a gilt lantern to front board, and gilt titling to spine. Gilt page edges. Very minor crushing to top and tail of spine, light rubbing to corners. Stains to front and rear fep. Occasional light foxing/staining to pages. Very small bookseller's plate to rear pastedown. An extremely scarce title. Two copies currently held in the American Libraries collection and the Getty Research Institute; copies of this beautiful and historic book do not often emerge for public sale.

Item details

Author(s):
E. C. Phillips
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Undated
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co
Title:
Peeps Into China; or, The Missionary's Children

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About this item

First edition? 224 pages plus 32 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. No edition or date of publication appears on the title page. It is believed that the first edition was published in 1882 or 1883. There is an ink prize inscription dated August 1884 on the reverse of the frontispiece. The book is in very good+ condition. Green pictorial boards with gilt titling and a gilt lantern to front board, and gilt titling to spine. Gilt page edges. Very minor crushing to top and tail of spine, light rubbing to corners. Stains to front and rear fep. Occasional light foxing/staining to pages. Very small bookseller's plate to rear pastedown. An extremely scarce title. Two copies currently held in the American Libraries collection and the Getty Research Institute; copies of this beautiful and historic book do not often emerge for public sale.

Author(s):
E. C. Phillips
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Undated
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co
Title:
Peeps Into China; or, The Missionary's Children

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