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Life in China: The Porcelain Tower; or, Nine Stories of China

T.T.T." (compiler)

Published by Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1842
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First American edition. Octavo in original binding of tgree-quarter black leather over marbled paper-covered boards, spine lettered and lined in gilt. (3) xi+ 322 (3). Six plates with three other plates in list of illustrations apparently never bound in (or issued in this edition?). Scarce collection of nine tales of China plus notes. Rubbing at the edges and 1/4" x 1" loss to the upper portion of the spine; someoffsetting to the endpapers and occasional light foxing to the text. A bibliographical curiosity--the first edition (London, 1841) has a different pagination and differnt distribution of the plates. Bookseller Inventory # E11907B

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Title: Life in China: The Porcelain Tower; or, Nine...

Publisher: Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1842

Binding: Leather_bound

Edition: First edition

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