Item #99500 Social Life of the Chinese. A Daguerreotype of Daily Life in China. Rev. Justus Doolittle, Rev. Paxton Hood.
Social Life of the Chinese. A Daguerreotype of Daily Life in China
Social Life of the Chinese. A Daguerreotype of Daily Life in China
Social Life of the Chinese. A Daguerreotype of Daily Life in China

Social Life of the Chinese. A Daguerreotype of Daily Life in China

London: Sampson Low, Son and Marston, 1868. 1st ed thus, octavo, pp.xxxii, 634, (vi, adverts), b&w fronts., profusely illustrated with plates and 150 text illus., very light tanning to fronts., orig gilt decorated red cloth boards, spine bumped, cnrs rubbed, some spotting along edges of latter pages. Bookbinder's ticket lower rear paste-down. A clean, bright copy. Very good condition

Includes chapters on customs and festivals of China, marriage, death, mourning, burial, superstitious treatment of diseases, fortune telling, opium, Gods and Goddesses, ancestral tablets, etc. Item #99500

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