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    Group Lot of Books on English Men and Women in China consisting of:
    Alexander Michie The Englishman in China During the Victorian Era, As Illustrated in the Career of Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B., D.C.L. (London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900), first edition, two volumes, 442 pages and 510 pages, illustrated, maps, original red cloth with gilt decoration, 8vo (6" x 9"), former owner's bookplate on the inside front cover of each volume, corners bumped, spines sun faded, one small 1" rip on spine of volume one, light foxing to fore edges, else good.
    James Bromley Eames The English in China: Being an Account of the Intercourse of Relations Between England and China From the Year 1600 to the year 1843 and a Summary of Later Developments. (London: Pitman and Sons, Ltd., 1909), first edition, 622 pages, 23 page catalog bound in back, 7 full page illustrations, two folding maps, original maroon cloth with gilt decorations, gilt top fore edge, 8vo (6" x 8.5"), former owner's bookplate, light fading to spine, bumped corners, else very good.
    William E. Soothill Timothy Richard of China: Seer, Statesman, Missionary & the Most Disinterested Adviser the Chinese Ever Had. (London: Seeley, Service & Company Ltd., 1926), first edition, 330 pages, illustrated, original grey cloth with black decoration and titles, 8vo (6" x 8.25"), former owner's bookplate, lightly bumped corners, light foxing to fore edge, age toning to endpapers, else very good condition.
    Lady Macartney An English Lady in Chinese Turkestan. (London: Ernest Benn Ltd., 1931), first edition, 236 pages, illustrated, original green cloth with gilt titles, 8vo (5" x 8.5"), former owner's bookplate, some rubbing to boards, corners bumped, small splits to cloth on spine, else very good.

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