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Pictures of Southern China - First Edition

Pictures of Southern China by Rev J. Macgowan, The Religious Tract Society, 1897. First Edition.

77 illustrations and photographic plates in the text complete as called for. 320 printed pages.

Original green decorated cloth boards with wonderful gilt Chinese scene on the front board.

Prize bookplate from the Greycoat School. Some foxing as usual throughout.

John Macgowan (1835-1922) was born in Belfast and went to China with The London Missionary Society. He lived in Amoy (Xiamen).

An exceptionally rare book on the West's contact with China through the coastal regions and cities from Hong Kong to Shanghai. In very good condition.