Item #1270 The Trade and Administration of the Chinese Empire. Hosea Ballou Morse.

The Trade and Administration of the Chinese Empire

Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore & Yokohama: Kelly and Walsh, 1908.

Hardcover. Very good. xi, 451 pp, with folding maps, illustrations from photographs, index. Moderate general wear to boards, previous owner's name on front free endpaper; contents clean and sound. No dust jacket. Morse served in the Chinese Imperial Maritime Custom Service from 1874 to 1908 and then wrote several scholarly works on China in his retirement. The Preface to this volume says it "is intended to portray the present state of the Chinese Empire, with such record of the past as will show by what process of evolution the existing state has been reached."

Item #1270

Price: $125.00

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