1870 OLDEST & NEWEST EMPIRE: CHINA & UNITED STATES 1st
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-14)
Price : US $9.35
At auction is, THE OLDEST AND NEWEST EMPIRE: CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES, by William Speer, D.D. Publisher was National Publishing Co., 1870. There are two pages of listing for the illustrations in the book. There are 681 pages. Some of the 23 chapter titles follow:
THE CHINESE PEOPLE: THEIR ORIGIN--RACES IN THE EMPIRE
SOCIAL LIFE, AMUSEMENTS, POPULAR FESTIVALS, THE GOVERNMENT
THE PATRIARCHAL AGE IN CHINA
THE GREAT KIEN-LUNG
TAU-KWANG AND THE OPIUM WAR
RESULTS OF THE OPIUM WAR
AMERICAN RELATIONS WITH THE CHINESE EMPIRE
THE CHINESE COMPANIES IN CALIFORNIA
MORAL ASPECT OF CHINESE IMMIGRATION
THE GLORY OF AMERICA
THE FUTURE OF THE CHINESE RACE
The book is in good condition. Pages are well bound and overall clean with little staining. Cover has wear issues but covers are well attached with gauze showing along hinges. Spine cover is present but also worn.
Please ask if you have any questions, I'll happily respond.
Shipping will be $4.00 and I accept PayPal, money order or check as payment. I will happily ship overseas--ask for a shipping quote (big book--will be expensive). Be sure to see my other auctions for more vintage books and collectables. I can adjust shipping fees for multiple purchases. THANK-YOU FOR LOOKING!
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This book is sold (sold on 2008-09-14)
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