The Break-up of China: With an Account of its Present Commerce, Currency, Waterways, Armies, Railways, Politics and Future Prospects / With Maps

The Break-up of China: With an Account of its Present Commerce, Currency, Waterways, Armies, Railways, Politics and Future Prospects / With Maps

 Charles William De la Poer Beresford Beresford, Baron

Harper & Brothers, 1899


Bound in publisher's yellow cloth, with colored Chinese, British and American flag on front. Spine faded, small tear at head. Gutters weak, reglued. xviii, 509 pages. Fold out color maps. Photos, illustrations. Map of Chinese Empire and its waterways in color. Map of Chinese Empire surrounded by Japan, Corea, Siam, Russia in color. " An account of Lord Beresford's visits to various Chinese cities from Peking, Shanghai, to Canton in an attempt to secure the trading and commercial interests of the British and Americans and how to avoid a war."  Book plate of Frederick Holmer.  Includes long book review from the Atlantic on the book. A fascinating discussion of American interests in China.

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