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Lot 523a

WRIGHT, George Newenham (c. 1794-1877). China in a Series of Views, London, [1843], 4 vols. bound in 2, engraved plates, contemporary half burgundy morocco. FIRST EDITION. (2)

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WRIGHT, George Newenham (c. 1794-1877).  China, Illustrated in a Series of Views, Displaying the Scenery, Architecture, and Social Habits of that Ancient Empire. London: Fisher, Son, and Co., [1848]. 4 volumes bound in 2, 4to (273 x 210mm). 4 additional engraved titles with vignettes, 124 engraved plates by Thomas Allom (some spotting and staining, some faint offsetting of plates onto text).  Contemporary burgundy half morocco, spines lettered and decorated in gilt (rubbed and scuffed). FIRST EDITION. Not in Brunet; Cordier Bibliotheca Sinica 80-81; Hanotiau and de Coster Western Travellers in China 66; Lowendhal 986; Lust 363. (2)

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