Korea and Her Neighbours - A Narrative of Travel, with an Account of the Recent Vicissitudes and Present Position of the Country - Volume I (One)

By: Mrs. Bishop (Isabella L. Bird); Hillier, Sir Walter C. (Preface)

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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.

Title: Korea and Her Neighbours - A Narrative of Travel, with an Account of the Recent Vicissitudes and Present Position of the Country - Volume I (One)

Author Name: Mrs. Bishop (Isabella L. Bird); Hillier, Sir Walter C. (Preface)

Categories: Asia, Travel, Exploration & Adventure,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 431G0231

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