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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
Previous owner's signature and address on front endpaper. Dunedin bookseller's ticket on front endpaper, Newbold's Bookshop. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; This is the 1941 reprint of the 1940 "Black Jacket" edition. This title was originally published in 1938. 288 pages + frontispiece. Grey-green boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 175 x 112mm. Map of China on front endpaper. The "account of a journey she made from south to north and east to west of China, beginning in the Summer of 1936 and ending shortly before the outbreak of hostilities with Japan. From the nature of her past connections with China - through her father, missionary and Chinese scholar, and her husband, in the British Consular Service - the halting points of her travels were educational institutions, official headquarters, both Chinese and British, missions and the homes of intellectuals." - from dust-jacket blurb.