Catalogue of Books on China in the Essex Institute.
Salem. The Essex Institute. 1926. 8vo. 23cm, ix,392p., outline of classification, index, yellow cloth, gilt spine titles on black leather label, fine (gar). Item #41159
~ The collection of rare books on China in the Essex Institute in Salem, Massachusetts dates from the early maritime trading between Salem and China starting in 1785. From a collection of 600 rare books of 600 catalogued in 1895, the collection now contains about 4000 volumes. A useful reference for book dealers and bibliophiles.
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