Chinese Characteristics
Arthur H. Smith

Chinese Characteristics

New York: Fleming H. Revell, (1894). Revised Hardcover in tan cloth lettered uin black and decorated with Chinese characters in red. 342 pp. with glossary of technical terms and index. Illustrated with photographic plates. A tight, very good example, small vintage bookplate front poastedown with corresponding offsetting to the front free endpaper, areas of discoloration on the rear cover. A later printing (circa after 1917) of the "Enlarged and Revised Edition with Marginal and New Illustrations". One of Smith's classic works on China as it was in the late 19th century. Incudes sections on Economy, Industry, Politeness, Disregard of Time, Talent for Indirection, Intellectual Turgidity, Contemp for Foreigners, etc. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: E20152)


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