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China and the Allies
London, Heinemann, 1901. Octavo, two volumes, xxiv, 382, [2] (blank), 32 (publisher's catalogue, dated 1900) pages with 7 maps and plans and numerous illustrations plus 20 plates (2 in colour); and xx, 446 pages with numerous illustrations and 3 maps (one double-page) plus 32 plates (3 in colour, one being double-page); both volumes have colour pictorial endpapers. Original pictorial yellow cloth, leading and bottom edges uncut; corners bumped; cloth a little marked, rubbed and mottled; one plate creased; an excellent set. A detailed account of the Boxer Rebellion by one who was present. In fact, Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1865-1924), author, traveller and adventurer, was invited to 'ride into the [Forbidden] Palace by the side of [the Russian] General Linievitch, who, being senior General, would be the first foreigner to enter the forbidden ground' (Volume 2, page 360).
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