The Chinese: A General Description of the Empire of China and Its Inhabitants. (Vol. 2 only).
New York. Harper & Brothers. 1843. Hardcover. 24mo. 15cm, (viii)440p., with 13 wood cut illustrations, general index, dark brown cloth, gilt spine titles, less than ususal foxing, very good to fine (hos). ~ British diplomat, John Francis Davis (1795 1890) published "The Chinese" in 1836 after serving in China for over 20 years with the East India Company. He later served as the second Governor of Hong Kong from 1844 to 1848. Item #35161
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