Scenes in Asia: For the Amusement & Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers. CHILDREN, Isaac TAYLOR.
Scenes in Asia: For the Amusement & Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers.
Scenes in Asia: For the Amusement & Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers.
Scenes in Asia: For the Amusement & Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers.

Scenes in Asia: For the Amusement & Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers.

London: Harris, 1821.

Octavo with a folding frontispice map, 84 hand-coloured engravings on 28 plates (three on each); original printed boards.

Second edition of this children's study of Asian lands. Each engraving is numbered and complimented by a corresponding description. The pictures and text cover a number of Asian countries, touching on their history, geography and culture. For example the the scenes which accompany the description of China include an image of the Great Wall, the gathering of leaves of a tea plant, and the feast of Lanterns.

Second edition of this children's study of Asian lands. Each engraving is numbered and complimented by a corresponding description. The pictures and text cover a number of Asian countries, touching on their history, geography and culture. For example the the scenes which accompany the description of China include an image of the Great Wall, the gathering of leaves of a tea plant, and the feast of Lanterns.

Gumuchian, 5546a.

Price (AUD): $750.00  other currencies     Ref: #3002961

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