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Ex-public library. Library stamps and markings, including card pocket on front endpaper. Rebound in cloth boards. Moderate bowing to boards. Library rubber stamp and blind stamp on title page. Gutters broken at hinges. Folding map has some extra creasing, and a blank strip trimmed from the outer margin. A couple of short tears to blank margins of the folding map.; "New and Revised Edition". xxiv, 444 pages + frontispiece + 8 plates + 1 full page map (with coastline and coastal names printed in blue) + 1 folding colour map at rear. 35 in-text half-tone photographic illustrations. Rebound. Page dimensions: 205 x 135mm. Page edges sprinkled. This edition has a new four page "Preface to New and Revised Edition". "The first edition of this work appeared in August 1894, within a few weeks of the firing of the first shot in the Far Eastern War." - from the Preface to New and Revised Edition, page (vii). The Preface to the First Edition is also included. Contents: The Far East; Japan - The Evolution of Modern Japan; Japan and the Powers; Appendix to Chapter III; Korea - Life and Travel in Korea; The Capital and Court of Korea; Political and Commercial Symptoms in Korea; The Political Future of Korea; China - The Country and Capital of China; China and the Powers; The So-Called Awakening of China; Monasticism in China; The Prospect - After the War; The Destinies of the Far East; Great Britain in the Far East; Appendix; Index.
Title: Problems of the Far East - Japan - Korea - China
Publisher: Westminster, Archibald Constable and Co.: 1896
Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 19816