1882 1ed CHINA Folklore Douglas Alchemy Buddhism Confucius Illustrated COLOR MAP

DOUGLAS, Robert K.

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“Years of careful training will make a tree whose shoots should spring heavenwards bend the points of its branches towards the earth.”

– Robert K Douglas, Chinese Stories

 

A rare first edition printing, of Robert Douglas’s ‘China’. This book is a history and overview of china, which describes the social customs of ancient China, the traditions of Buddhism, Chinese music and ballads, forbidden love and arranged marriage, Confucius philosophy, sorcery and alchemy, and more!

 

This fine printing is filled with charming illustrations in the style of 17th – 19th-century woodblock figures with a color fold out map.

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1882 1ed CHINA Folklore Douglas Alchemy Buddhism Confucius Illustrated COLOR MAP

 

“Years of careful training will make a tree whose shoots should spring heavenwards bend the points of its branches towards the earth.”

– Robert K Douglas, Chinese Stories

 

A rare first edition printing, of Robert Douglas’s ‘China’. This book is a history and overview of china, which describes the social customs of ancient China, the traditions of Buddhism, Chinese music and ballads, forbidden love and arranged marriage, Confucius philosophy, sorcery and alchemy, and more!

 

This fine printing is filled with charming illustrations in the style of 17th – 19th-century woodblock figures with a color fold out map.

 

Item number: #9318

Price: $499

 

DOUGLAS, Robert K.

 

China

 

London, Society for promoting Christian knowledge; New York, E. & J.B. Young & Co., 1882. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 400, map, [4]
    • [7] plates
    • 1 fold out map
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hard Cover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5.5in (20.5cm x 14cm)
  • Quite rare

 

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9318

Categories

Religion

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

DOUGLAS, Robert K.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete