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Mrs. Bishop (Isabella L. Bird); Hillier, Sir Walter C. (Preface)Korea and Her Neighbours - A Narrative of Travel, with an Account of the Recent Vicissitudes and Present Position of the Country - Volume I (One) London John Murray 1898 First Edition Hardcover Good 261 pages. Colour fold-out sketch map of central Korea. Tissue-protected frontisplate. Wonderful black and white photographic plates plus numerous black and white illustrations in text, complete per list on page A. Her conclusions are the result of "... a long and intimate study of a people whose isolation during many centuries renders a description of their character, institutions, and peculiarities especially interesting at the present stage of their history." - from Preface. Binding sound. Label of Rosa Fitz-George atop front free endpaper - See Wikipedia for details of this storied woman. Gilt lettering upon backstrip. Red and black decoration with gilt lettering upon front board. Fore-edge rough-cut. Above-average external soiling to boards and edges. Please note: Volume 2 not included. Price: