Title: China's Millions, 1875-6 [De Luxe Edition ].
Publisher: London: Morgan and Scott
Publication Date: 1876
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
First Issue, First Edition. 4to. [n.d. 1876]. Volume I. 1875 - 1876. Issues 1-18; July 1875 to December 1876. Complete: xvi, 234, ,  (publisher's catalogue) printed pages (sporadic light foxing); illustrated with 2 coloured maps (one two-fold with very short closed tear, the other folding), steel engravings, 2 further monochrome maps, 2 pages of music, and in-text illustrations. Printed in parallel columns, some Mandarin calligraphic script. Contemporary boookseller's (T.N.Egleton, Binder, Ludgate Hill Broadway, [London] E.C.) ticket on rear paste-down endpaper. Complete with loosely inserted rare printed advertisement leaflet in fine condition. Triple gilt edges. 20 x 27 cm. Original pictorial binding of green embossed cloth gilt with bevelled edges, as issued (corners very slightly bumped, some very mild wear at edges). Depicting scenes of native Chinese life through Western missionary eyes. It is hard to imagine a more beautifully well preserved copy. Seller Inventory # 5244