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Creator:
Medhurst, Walter Henry, 1796-1857.
Title(s):

China : its state and prospects : with especial reference to the spread of the gospel : containing allusions to the antiquity, extent, population, civilization, literature, and religion of the Chinese / by W.H. Medhurst ... ; illustrated with engravings on wood by G. Baxter.

Published/Created:
London : John Snow, 1838.
Physical Description:
xv, [1], 592 p., [7] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS709 M42 1838 copy 1
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 539.
British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 has "2nd thousand" on the t.p. and is bound in purple cloth.
Copy 2 is the Abbey copy. It has "3rd thousand" on the t.p. and is bound in blue cloth. Also, p. 449-464 is misnumbered 439-454. No text is wanting.
Title vignette.
Plates engraved by George Baxter.
Printed by A. Simpson, Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row.
Subject Terms:
Baxter, George, 1804-1867 -- Printer.
China -- Description and travel.
Gould, C. -- Autograph.
Missions -- China.
Simpson, A. -- Printer.
Snow, John -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Chromoxylographs -- 1838.
Wood engravings -- 1838.
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