Quirmbach, A. P: FROM OPIUM FIEND TO PREACHER. The Story of Cheng Ting Chiah. Toronto, n.d. . 181 pp. Frontispiece plus 11 b/w plates. Many text figures and ornaments. 20x14 cm. Quarter cloth, paper labels to cover and spine.
Scarce story of a Chinese recovery from opium addiction and conversion to Christian missionary work, with significant information on the contemporary use of opium and on late imperial China, with some interesting illustrations. Good copy.
Subjects: Opium Religion
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 601 in printed List 193.
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