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THE LONG WHITE MOUNTAIN OR A JOURNEY IN MANCHURIA: With SomeAccount of the Histo
London 1888, Longman. Yellow cloth, very good clean, 502p.,. index, 8 appendices, 1 color, 37 b. w. illustrations, color. folding map, exceptionally clean bright copy, gilt spine,. front cover black stamped picture & characters.FIRST EDITION. A MARVELOUS EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ON COREA & MANCHURIA With appendices on opium, Christian conversions, plants collected, itinerary, India, China & Nepal, journeys of M. Bruniere & M. Venault. The main portion of the book concerns Manchuria & Korea: the aborigines, climate, manufactures, cumbersome currency, passports, history, the people, women's feet, garments, ladies attire, administration, religion. Ar- rival at Yingtzu to Moukden to Mao-er-shan, Ch'ang-Pai Shan mountains, T'ang-ho-K'ou to Kirin, to Tsitsihar, Sansing,the Steppe, Ninguta & Hun-Ch'un, gold mining, Novo-Kievsk. Weap- ons at the garrison, Russians, Chinese, English, Coreans & brigands. Roman Catholic settlement, Pa-Chia-Tzu to Port Arthur: massacre at Tientsin, residence of Presbyterians,hot springs, manufacture of salt & silk, pirate invasion, Feng- shui...a marvelous primary resource, hitherto unequalled. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Cordier Sinica 2748. Taylor 109. * Scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .
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