Pictorial history of China and India

Pictorial history of China and India

Sears, Robert (ed).

Robert Sears: 1854.

Sears' new and complete history of China and India. A lovely book. Bound in publisher's heavily gilt stamped red cloth. Cover shows scenes of China and India. Minor wear to head and tail of spine. Tight binding. 1 preliminary leaf, 592 pages including illustrations, plates. frontispiece, 2 folded maps. 25 cm.  Early signature from J.W. Silver, Manhattan. Color frontis.  All edges gilt.  Illustrated with two hundred engravings. "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1850, by Robert Sears, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Southern District of New York."--Verso of title page.

Full title: Pictorial history of China and India; comprising a description of those countries and their inhabitants, embracing the historical events, government, religion, education, language, literature, arts, manufactures, productions, commerce, and manners and customs of the people, from the earliest period of authentic record, to the present time.

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