1853 CHINA SIAM THAILAND ANNAM CAMBODIA INDOCHINA COCHINCHINA VIETNAM BURMA AVA

China, Ava and the Burmese, Siam and Anam [Annam],‘Pictorially, Descriptive and Historical’ , published by Henry Bohn , London , ‘MDCCCLIII’ ( 1853 ), by Corner and others, volume fantastically illustrated with ‘Nearly One Hundred Illustrations’ , 1850s antique China and Southeast Asia volume jam-packed with an immense amount of detailed, arcane and unusual information for the China historian and China rare book collector, Sections include, in part,

China :

Early History , the Ancient Annals , Agriculture , Early Civilization , Ancient Chinese Coins , Chinese Arithmetic , Chinese Archery , Silk-Weaving , Dress and Garments , Confucius , the Works of Confucius , The Confucian System , the Chin Dynasty and the Building of the Great Wall , the Han Dynasty , the “Sorrow of the Han”, the “Three States”, the Tsin Dynasty , Worship at Tombs , the Hall of Ancestors , Tartar Invasions , the First Christian Missionaries , Chinese Canals , the Hanlin College , the Early Mahommedan Travellers to China , Chinese Printing , the Mongol Conquest , the Mongol Dynasty , the End of the Line of the Soong , Peking , the First European Visitors, Venetians in China , the Invasion of Japan , Emperor Kublai Khan, Sport, Music and the Annual Hunts in Tartary , the Restoration of the Chinese Dynasty , the Last of the Mongol Emperors , the
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