New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. Revised Edition, Illustrations and Map. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #26805
Two volumes; xxv + 836 + xii + 775 pages; with useful index for both volumes at the back of Vol. II, along with map in the back pocket, approx. 19 1/4:" x 25" size. Folding color frontispiece in Vol. I and another in half-tones in Vol II; black and white illustrations interspersed throughout each volume. By Samuel Wells Williams (1812 - 1884) American linguist, official & missionary to China. The volumes approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" size; original publishers' gilt illustrated & titled blue cloth covers, top edges tinted green. Some edge, tips wear & rubbing to the bindings; Vol. II inner hinge paper splitting; both volumes securely bound; some leaves & illustrations with some foxing; in very good condition.