"Ten thousand Chinese things." A descriptive catalogue of the Chinese collection, now exhibiting at St. George's place, Hyde Park corner, London, with condensed accounts of the genius, government, history, literature, agriculture, arts, trade, manners, customs and social life of the people of the Celestial empire. By Wm. B. Langdon, curator of the collection.
|Main Author:||Dunn, Nathan, 1782-1844.|
|Related Names:||Langdon, William B.|
London : Printed for the proprietor, 1842.
9th English ed.
Errata-slip inserted at end.
A private collection, made by Nathan Dunn and first exhibited in 1839 at the Philadelphia museum, whence it was removed to London in 1842, cf, Scharf and Westcott, History of Philadelphia, 1884, v. 2, p. 948-949.
"The present volume ... is nearly double the size of the original; in consequence, not only of the increased number of specimens, but also of the additional information it contains." Verso of t.-p.
Caption in Chinese characters.
2 p. l., x, -163 p.
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