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Shelfmark W2/P-6-10/11
Samuel Wells Williams. Middle Kingdom; a survey of ... the Chinese Empire ... With a ... map ... illustrations, principally engraved by J. W. Orr. By S. Wells Williams ....
New York / London: 1848.
Presentation inscription on recto of frontispiece: To the Cathedral Library of Canterbury, from Henry Stevens of Vermont, U.S. America, as a small acknowledgment of the Courtesy of the Rev. J. Stratton in kindly exhibiting the Library to a stranger. Morley's Hotel, London. June 15. 1849.
The gift of the American scholar and bibliographer Henry Stevens (1819–1886) following a chance visit to the Chapter Library in 1849 where he was shown around by the Sub-Librarian Joshua Stratton.