The Stranger in China: or, the Fan-Qui's Visit to the Celestial Empire, in 1836-7, Volumes I & II. China, C. Toogood Downing.
The Stranger in China: or, the Fan-Qui's Visit to the Celestial Empire, in 1836-7, Volumes I & II.

The Stranger in China: or, the Fan-Qui's Visit to the Celestial Empire, in 1836-7, Volumes I & II.

Philadelphia: Lew & Blanchard, 1838. First American edition. Hardcover. The Fan-Qui is described as the "barbarian wanderer" or "outlandish demon"; contents include Canton, Macao, opium, rice agriculture, tea drinking, and tea boats. Two vols, sml 8vo, 248pp. Half leather and marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Covers rubbed and spine of Vol. I chipped at head. Internally, Vol. I lacks front and rear free end papers, title page marked and chipped, some early pages marked; Vol. II front inner hinge tender, but holding. As is. Good. Item #15044

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