London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
WRIGHT, George Newenham (?1790-1877) and Thomas ALLOM (1804-1872, illustrator). China, in a Series of Views, displaying the Scenery Architecture, and Social Habits, of that Ancient Empire, London: Fisher, Son, & Co., [?1843].
4 volumes bound in 2, 4° (276 x 210mm.), 4 additional engraved titles and 124 engraved plates after Thomas Allom (some spotting mostly marginal, occasional marginal waterstaining), contemporary red half morocco, spines gilt in compartments (extremities lightly rubbed), g.e.
Lust 363: "Published about 1843. It includes copies of Chinese drawings from Staunton's collection, by Captain Stiddart, and others. Largely dealing with Peking, Nanking, the south-east and south". (2)
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