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GUTZLAFF, Charles

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Karl Gützlaff was a 19th-century German missionary known for being the first Lutheran missionary to China and played an important role in Chinese/British diplomacy during the First Opium War. Ironically, Gutzlaff was known to have been a drug smuggler to help fund his missionary work. His ‘Sketch of Chinese History’ is an important history of China focusing on the missions in China as well as the impact of Chinese trade and commerce.

 

Note this volume from the 1834 first edition includes a huge folding map along with examples of Chinese language.

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1834 1ed Chinese History Gutzlaff Missionary Trade China MAP Commerce Language

 

Karl Gützlaff was a 19th-century German missionary known for being the first Lutheran missionary to China and played an important role in Chinese/British diplomacy during the First Opium War. Ironically, Gutzlaff was known to have been a drug smuggler to help fund his missionary work. His ‘Sketch of Chinese History’ is an important history of China focusing on the missions in China as well as the impact of Chinese trade and commerce.

 

Note this volume from the 1834 first edition includes a huge folding map along with examples of Chinese language.

 

Item number: #14719

Price: $499

 

GUTZLAFF, Charles

 

A sketch of Chinese history, ancient and modern : comprising a retrospect of the foreign intercourse and trade with China …

 

London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1834. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; volume 1
    • viii, 436
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – James Frampton
    • -Col. James Frampton, Esq. of Moreton (1769-1855) was a magistrate responsible for the reporting and subsequent prosecution of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, a popular labor rights case.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 5.75in (23cm x 14.5cm)

 

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Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Religion

Authors

GUTZLAFF, Charles

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete