Changing China

By: Gascoyne-Cecil, Lord William (Rev.)

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Front free endpaper missing. Some staining and marking to wrappers. 2 1/2" split at head of rear spine joint. 1/2" tears to cloth at tail of front and rear spine joints. Up to 1/2" loss of cloth at corners of boards. Series of 1/4" tears along tail of spine. ; xvi, 342 pages + 32 illustrations on 16 plate leaves. The frontispiece, counted within the pagination, is a full page map titled "Railway Map of China". Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 218mm x 132mm. Selected illustrations: Railway Map Of China; Peking - Main Gate In Tartar Wall Leading To The Palace; Top Of Tartar Wall; Chinese Soldiers; Hankow, The Chicago Of China - River At Low Water, 600 Miles From The Sea; Han-Yang Ironworks; Ancient Civilisation Of China - Commerce - Chinese Junk; Commerce - Camel Train Bound For Mongolia; Chinese Civilisation - Its Bad Side - An Old Beggar; Its Good Side - A Garden; Gorges Of The Yangtsze - Trackers' Village; Fishing On The Yangtsze; An Awkward Moment; Junk Negotiating Rapids; Old China - Village Street; On The Yangtsze - Police Boat And Junks; Woman And Children; Chinese Architecture - Corner Of A Temple, Showing Construction; Summer Palace. ; 8vo

Title: Changing China

Author Name: Gascoyne-Cecil, Lord William (Rev.)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 10041