Lot 115 of 364:
John Chinaman, illustrated 1890  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$360
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
John Chinaman
Author:
Lingstone, Rowe
Place:
London
Publisher:
Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh
Date:
n.d. [c.1890]
Description:

32 pp. Illustrated in color throughout. (8vo) 25.5x19 cm (10x7"), original red cloth-backed illustrated boards, decorative endpapers. First Edition. 

On thick paper, fully color-lithographed illustrations on each page, most heightened in gilt, with printed text set within illustration. Wonderfully illustrated, though racially insensitive children's book. Scarce.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear and soiling to boards with rubbing to extremities; interior solid with toning and scattered foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
283056
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