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

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Corea: The Hermit Nation

Griffis, William Elliot

New York




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

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.

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