Present day impressions of the Far East and prominent and progressive Chinese at home and abroad. The history, people, commerce, industries and resources of China, Hongkong, Indo-China, Malaya and Netherlands India.
Folio (31 x 26 x 10 cm). 1211, (1) pp. With chromolithographed title-page and frontispiece portrait of George the 5th (photogravure), numerous photographic reproductions in text. Publisher's gold-blocked leather, gilt edges.
Encyclopaedic work on China, Hong Kong, Indochina, Malaya and the Dutch East Indies, giving a comprehensive view of the state of these countries in the early twentieth century. Extensively illustrated, including numerous reproductions of photographs. A separate publication by the company that published the Globe Encyclopedia.
Portrait slightly foxed, spine discoloured, otherwise in very good condition.