Lot 105
Mason (George Henry). The Punishments of China,...
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...Illustrated by Twenty-Two Engravings: with Explanations in English and French (London: S. Gosnell for William Miller, 1808,1817), small folio (14-3/4 in.), gilt to boards, spine, and page edges; the plates are hand colored and are all present; some plates carry an 1817 watermark.

From the Collection of Robert Jenks, Durham, North Carolina

Though this book illustrates torture as practiced in China, the images are not particularly graphic.

Owner's library plate present; wear to boards; binding tight; internally clean with bright and colorful plates. Overall very good condition.

$800 - 1,200