1838 1st ed CHINA History Medhurst Missionary Buddha Confucius Engravings MAP

MEDHURST, Walter H.

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China” is an account of the history of China and the spread of the gospel by Walter Medhurst. As a missionary printer Medhurst includes information on his voyage along the coast of China, linguistic limitations in printing, cultural context in Singapore, Malacca, and other areas, with military involvement, Buddhist temples, Laou-tsze, Confucius, and much more! He also includes a detailed list of missionary publications, showing date, pagination, size, and occasionally how the work was printed whether lithographically, typographically, or xylographically.

 

This 1838 first edition contains a large fold out map along with 6 woodcut engravings.

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1838 1st ed CHINA History Medhurst Missionary Buddha Confucius Engravings MAP

 

China” is an account of the history of China and the spread of the gospel by Walter Medhurst. As a missionary printer Medhurst includes information on his voyage along the coast of China, linguistic limitations in printing, cultural context in Singapore, Malacca, and other areas, with military involvement, Buddhist temples, Laou-tsze, Confucius, and much more! He also includes a detailed list of missionary publications, showing date, pagination, size, and occasionally how the work was printed whether lithographically, typographically, or xylographically.

 

This 1838 first edition contains a large fold out map along with 6 woodcut engravings.

 

Item number: #13774

Price: $599

 

MEDHURST, Walter H.

 

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

 

London: Snow, 1838. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • xv, 592
    • 7 engraved plates
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)

 

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13774

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Religion

Authors

MEDHURST, Walter H.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete