|Title and Author/Editor:||The General History of China: Containing a Geographical, Historical, Chronological, Political and Physical Description of the Empire of China, Chinese-Tartary, Corea, and Thibet, including an Exact and Particular Account of Their Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Religion, Arts and Sciences: Volume III (Done from the French of Jean Baptiste DuHalde, 1741), Eminent Asians: Six Great Personalities of the New East (Joseph Washington Hall (“Upton Close”), 1929), Hills of Blue: A Picture-Roll of Chinese History from Far Beginnings to the Death of Ch’ien Lung, A. D. 1799 (A. E. Grantham, 1927)|
|Genre:||History, Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs, Antiques and Collectibles|
|Type of Illustration:||Copper plates, Maps, Halftone|
|Binding:||Leather, Cloth on board|
|Edition Statement:||Third Edition, First Edition|
|Ex-Libris:||The book Eminent Asians was presented to Consul Adams of Nanking China, with a tipped in bookplate signed by Upton and Alice Close.|
|Volumes:||Volume III only of The General History of China|
|Number of Books:||3|
|Additional Notes:||The scarce volume The General History of China features five raised spine bands, frontispiece, and fold-out illustration of the observatory in Peking.|
- heavy wear to leather volume with detached front cover, tape residue, missing material, rubbed edges, bumped corners and soiling; repairs to endpapers; heavy foxing and browning to pages; writing to endpapers; sunning to cloth covers.
- measure group.