Lot 348 of 627:
Griffis, Corea: The Hermit Nation, 1882  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Corea: The Hermit Nation
Author:
Griffis, William Elliot
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Scribner's
Date:
1882
Description:

xxiii, [5], 462 + [2] ad pp. Illustrated with figure drawings and maps, large fold out map at rear. (8vo0 original blue cloth decoratively stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

An interesting book on the increasingly intriguing nation of Korea. Section one: Ancient and Mediaeval History; Section two: Political and Social Corea; Section three: Modern and Recent History. This copy formerly of the Ames Free Library in Easton, Mass., with bookplate, stamps, etc. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear to cloth with rubbing to extremities; binding a bit shaken, library pocket to rear pastedown, some creasing and 5" closed tear to folding map; very good.
 
Item number:
279674
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