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Cloth torn along head of spine. 40mm tear to cloth at head of front joint. Some rubbing to boards. Some minor pencil marginalia.; xx, 332 pages +  pages advertisements + frontispiece + plates + folding map. Green cloth boards with gilt and dark green lettering on spine, dark green letters and Chinese characters on front board. Page dimensions: 244 x 153mm. "This volume marks a distinct step in the progress of missionary investigation in China, and is the first book of its character in the Engliah language. It is both historical and descriptive of present day conditions, and is based on thorough investigations and scientific criticism of sources." - from the Introduction. Chapters include: China and the Arabs till the Close of the Omeyide Caliphate; Cina and the Arabs from the Rise of the Abbaside Caliphate. Some Chinese Mohammedan Tradtions; The Mosques and Tombs of Canton; A Visit to a Chinese Mosque; The Mohammedan Populations; Personal and Social Conditions. Illustrations include: The Reputed Tomb of Mohammed's Maternal Uncle at Canton; Courtyard and Interior of Peking Mosque; A Ming Dynasty Monument, dated 1406 A.D.; Turki and Mongolian Inscription by Emperor K'ien Lung; Chinese Moslems at Worhip in Manchuria; Fakumen Mosque with Minaret and Group of Moslems; A Yunnan Moslem Family.
Title: Islam in China - A Neglected Problem
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: London, Morgan & Scott: 1910
Book Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 19942