Fair. Acceptable condition. Good as reading copy. Text is clean. Some age-toning of pages. Bottom corner of ffep is torn. Some soiling and staining of outer pages. General wear and tear. No DJ. Cover has soiling, fading, and fraying along edges, spine and corners and dents/bumping to spine/corners. Glass-ring mark on front cover.
Octavo. Good in good dust jacket. White spine with black and orange lettering. Slight shelf-wear to corners of dust jacket. Ex-library copy with dust jacket projector affixed to front and rear pastedown, library stamps to front free end paper, owner marking to half-title page. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Binding strong. Text block edges generally clean excepting a small stain to lower corners. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 389pp. Rockville.
Very Good in Good jacket. Jacket is a little chipped at top of spine.; 389 pages, index. Bibliography. Notes. Illustrations. Map endpapers. This is the story of Jesuit missionaries in China during the Ming and Manchu dynasties.
Hardcover. Large octavo. 390pp. Red cloth lettered in black on spine. Map endpapers. Bibliography & index. B/w frontis. & illustrations. Top-edge toned, spine ends a little rubbed, else a clean VG copy in near-VG dust jacket (dust jacket rubbed & discolored, 1" tear near top of spine).
Very Good in Good+ jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall Cloth. Good+. First Edition. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. "Generation of Giants: The Story of the Jesuits in China in the last Decades of the Ming Dynasty." Illustrated. Map endpapers. The dustjacket is lightly soiled with a 1/8 x 1/4 inch chip at the top of the spine. Otherwise, overall, the dj is in very good condition and the book is in very good condition.
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