China and the Chinese: A general description of the country and its inhabitants; its civilization and form of government; its religious and social institutions; its intercourse with other nations; and its present condition and prospects.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1869. First edition. Hardcover. The important work of an American Protestant missionary, with much material on missionaries in China: "Missionary Life in China", Different Methods and Agencies Employed in Missionary Work", "Results of Missionary Work", "Character and Experiences of Native Christian and Inquirers", "Roman Catholic Missions in China", and "Influence of the Chinese in California" (this is just before the Exclusion Act). Much discussion of missionaries and the Bible.
Sml 8vo, 456pp, 8 printed pp of woodblock illustrations along with decorations within text, folding map. Stamped blue cloth, with gilt title at spine. Covers slt rubbed and marked. Internally, sml previous owner name at ffep (Moore, Butlers Bay). and Contents, o/w very good. OCLC: 562019862. Very good. Item #15361