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Walks in the City of Canton (Paperback) Loot Price: R467
Discovery Miles 4 670
Walks in the City of Canton (Paperback): John Henry Gray
Walks in the City of Canton (Paperback): John Henry Gray

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Walks in the City of Canton (Paperback)

John Henry Gray

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1875. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER FIFTH. OUK THIKD WALK. Ceiling's Porcelain Shop.--Banks.--Silk Thread Shop.--Painting Upon Copper.--Crape Shawl Store.--A Water Street.--Looking Glass Street.--Chinese Restaurant.--Gold Beaters.--Sandal Wood Market.--Bronze Foundry.--Calico Printers.--Silk Embroiderers.--Manufacturers of Gold and Silver Thread.-- Jade Stone Street.--Wesleyan Chapel.--Manufacturers of Horn Lanterns.--Drum Shop.--Ivory and Sandal Wood Carvers.-- French Cathedral.--Chinese Working Jewellers.--Saddlers.-- Chinese Furniture Shops.--Picture Shops.--Furriers' Shops. --Musical Instruments.--Gate of Virtue.--Shops in which Birds are sold.--Monumental Arches.--Naam-Hoi's Prison.-- Five Genii Temple.--Confucian Temple.--Temple in Honour of Virtuous Women.--Mohammedan Mosque.--Prophetic Stone. --A Large Tauist Templo called Uen-Miu-Koon.--KwongHow-Tsze Monastery.--Flowery Pagoda.--Buddhist Nunnery. --Kwantai Miu.--Tauist Monastery called Sam-Uen-Koon. --The Heights, --Koon-Yam-Shan.--Five Storied Pagoda.-- Dragon King's Temple, &c, &c, &c. We commenced our Third Walk by visiting M Ushing's Chinaware store. This establishment, which is situated in the street called DEGREESr DEGREESi-H San-Tau'-Laan, contains a very large collection of modern porcelain vases. Dinner, dessert, breakfast, tea, and toilet services of various patterns can, also, here, be obtained. It appeared to us, however, that the prices, which Ushing requires for his porcelain, are higher than those, which, for similar articles, are, by Pohing, demanded. Ushing has, also, for sale, carved black wood tables, and chairs. For such articles of furniture, he, also, charges high prices. On leaving Ushing's shop, we passed through the street called zj* ij>j- $f Chong-M6Kai, or "Hat Street, ' and entered that which is termed l DEGREESjf DEGREESf...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Henry Gray
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 174
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-25561-7
Barcode: 9781151255617
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-25561-0

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