Through Gates of Seoul . Trials and Tales of Yi Dynasty. Volume I

By: Adams, Edward B.

Price: £25.00

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Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Green cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and bright gilt Korean titling to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket is near complete but is rubbed and worn all over; along with edge-wear, chipping and tears which are neatly repaired to the inside with clear archive tape. There is fading to the base colour of the dustjacket spine although the lettering is still bright and clear. There is also rubbing to the corners of the cloth board's along with light foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. 393 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour plates, maps and diagrams. General Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Tight and Secure, 'Good' copy. "Patiently researched, meticulously compiled, and profusely illustrated, Through Gates of Seoul is a treasure chest of information for all catagories of readers from the casual tourist to the serious student. The beauty of this book is that is doesn't simply tell you about a particular place; it takes you there as well." ; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: Through Gates of Seoul . Trials and Tales of Yi Dynasty. Volume I

Author Name: Adams, Edward B.

Categories: Foreign Travel. Exploration, History & Politics. Churchill, India/Burma/Asia,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Taewon Publishing Company: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 112440

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