Lot 354: 1887 landmark study of Chinese-American society

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:01

Lot 354: Author: N/A; Title: The first scholarly study of Chinese-American society; Place Published: Philadelphia; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1887; Description: Stewart Culin. China in America : a study in the social life of the Chinese in the eastern cities of the United States; Read before the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Section of Anthropplogy), at the thirty-sixth meeting, New York, (August) 1887 (Philadelphia, 1887) Original stiff wrappers, Folding frontispiece illustration.16pp. A landmark work, the first scholarly study of Chinese-American society. and the first of the three pioneering ethnographer's imprints offered in this sale. Complete description available. Please contact pba@pbagalleries.com for more information. Condition: Very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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