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CHINA. THE MISSIONARY HERALD. (14). Vol. XX, XXII, XXVII-XXIX, XXXI-XXXVI, XXXVIII, XL, XLV. Boston 1822-1849.
8:o (about 220x137 mm.). 1 engraved portrait (in vol. XXIX), some woodengraved illustrations in text.
Contemporary brown half calf, worn, some cracks in the joints, 1 upper board loose (vol. XXIX), gilt spines, partly some damages at head and foot, spine to vol. XXXIV and XLV with larger damages. Some foxing and staining. Some signatures, a few bookplates. 14 volumes.
Löwendahl: China illustrata nova, Supplement. 1705, 1708, 1725, 1729, 1733, 1739, 1741, 1744, 1747, 1751, 1757, 1760, 1766, 1776.
All books with information regarding China and the China mission.
Vol. XX lacks pp. 65-136, vol. XXIX pp. 325-344 (nothing regarding China missing).
From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).
Sold as a lot, not subject to return.