Description: Large folio (540 x 380mm.), half-title, title printed in red and black, large folding railway map of China, 18 coloured graphs and diagrams, 25 coloured maps (11 double-page) and 2 half-page coloured maps, with general business section at end, original bevelled black cloth decorated in blind, lettered in gilt, scattered damp-stains, occasional small tears, railway map with repair, light wear to binding with bowed upper cover
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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