Life in Corea. London, MacMillan and Co., 1888.
Pp. xiv, 317, adv. (2). With one folding map, two full page engraved plates and many textual illustrations. Publisher's red cloth, spine faded, corners lightly rubbed. Bookplate to front paste down. Occasionally a few small stains. First edition. The author served as the British vice-consul in Korea for 18 months. This is a personal account of the country and people of Korea. Includes information about the Japanese treaty, the relationship with China, silk production, Korean pottery, tea, gingseng, exports, etc. Cordier BS 2960. Pak, Western Books on Korea, nr. 22.
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