Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. 389 p. illus. 24 cm. Typical library markings; otherwise, a clean and unmarked copy. From a monastic library (Blue Cloud Abbey). Pages crisp and clean. Red boards clean and unfaded; imprinting on spine bright. Binding fine.
Hardcover copy is in good, solid, condition, DJ has some wear with minor tears, text has some markings, a good copy. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books, ship within 48 hours and offer a 100% money back guarantee.
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.
Very Good in Fair jacket. Book 389pp. Map endpapers. Illustrated. No previous ownership inscriptions. Corners bumped. The jacket is price clipped and has much surface peeling to the back panel, probably due to being stored damp and then shelved. The spine of the jacket is spotted. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
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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