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Author LOCKHART, William
Title The Medical Missionary in China: A Narrative of Twenty Year’s Experience.
Stock Code 1852
Dates 1861
Published London: Hurst & Blackett
Description Second edition. 8vo. Original publisher’s cloth, recased. (hinges and tope edge a slightly different shade). Original blind stamped sides and gilt lettered spine. Coloured lithograph frontispiece by Day & Son after T. Picken. This edition was published in the same year as the first.
Note William Lockhart (1811-1896) Surgeoun and Protestant missionary who served with the London Missionary society during the late Qing dynasty in China. in 1844 he founded the first western hospital in Shanghai - known as the Chinese hospital (now named Renji hosptal). Lockhard worked throughout China, but his main station was at Shanghai. He advocated a strict separation of the vocations of preacher and physician. Thus he always concentrated on medical work in the hospitals he directed.
Bibliography xi, [1], 404, 13 [3] pp., publisher’s catalogue
Condition Binding is a little work. Bookplate of the upper pastedown. Ink stain on p. 115 - small tear to p 189. lacks a small piece to the top of p 229-232 with the lost of a couple of characters of the page headings. slightly foxed. Overall a good, clean copy though.
Price £400.00

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