Boston: Dana Estes & Company.
Hardcover. Good. No date on title page, copyright 1901. 477 pp, with numerous illustrations from photographs and a folding map, in original pictorial cloth. Moderate cover wear, front hinge cracked, otherwise sound and clean. A comprehensive introduction to Chinese history and culture for westerners at a time when, as the Introduction puts it, "China begins to cease to remain an isolated empire, impenetrable, mysterious, unknown, and to become a part of the federation of the world."