V. R. Burkhardt with Illustrations by the Author - Chinese Creeds and Customs Vol. 1
Hong Kong: The South China Morning Post, Ltd., 1956 (first published in 1953). Hardcover. Large 8vo. Green boards with black lettering and decoration. 181pp., excluding the index. Previous owner gift inscriptions to the upper edge of the front endpaper. Newspaper clippings pasted to the rear endpapers (see photos). Some underlining and annotation throughout.
Fair condition. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge. The dust jacket is not priced and is in fair condition. Light sun-fading to the spine. Edge-wear to the perimeter of the dust jacket. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to all faces of the dust jacket. Some chipping to the upper/lower dust jacket spine. Some wear and chipping to corners and hinges. Chipping to the upper spine of the dust jacket. CLosed tear to the lower edge of the front dust jacket cover. Closed tear to the upper edge of the rear dust jacket cover. Closed tear to lower dust jacket spine. Some staining to the dust jacket cover.
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