Pictures of the Chinese: Drawn by Themselves
J. Murray, 1860 - 219 pagina's
"Each chapter focuses on a different trade or Chinese pursuit, included are the diviner, the Budhist priest, the wine carrier, the blind seer, the collector of paper scarps, the neddle maker, the tailor, the opium smoker, the match maker, etc. Each chapter is accompanied by a full page line "pen and ink etching" by a "a native artist". The etchings are faithful representations of the Northern Chinese."
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Account Ancient appear Assyria become blind called carried cause character China Chinese cloth common contain custom described Description diviner England English Essays face fact Fcap feel figure flower foreign Fourth GEORGE German give habit hair hand head History Illustrations interest Italy John Journal Journey kind known LADY land late Letters Lives LORD mark means Memoir mind native Natural never Notes OBSERVATIONS obtained opium ordinary persons picture piece Plates poor Portrait Post 8vo practice preparation present priests Private province Remarks represented round Royal Schools Second Edition seen shoe side sketch spirit street strong taken Third Edition Thousand trade Travels usually Vols wine women Woodcuts
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Pagina 21 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
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