London, South Kensington
11 May 2001
Illustrations of China and its People, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle, 1874
4 volumes. Each with 24 collotype plates with a total of 218 images, varying sizes from 5 x 5 in. (12.5 x 12.5 cm.) to 11¼ x 8¼ in. (29.2 x 20.3 cm.) or the reverse. Descriptive text, list of plates, title, vol. I with printed introduction, rebound in brown cloth, folio. (4)
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