CHINA PROPER. Geographical Handbook Series

Published by London, Naval Intelligence Division,1943-1945
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3 vols.Lge.thick 8vo.original green cloth,spines slightly faded.16+542pp, 12+370, 14+653pp, and 251 diagrams and maps, many folding(ab.50 in colour) 367fotos on plates (art paper),and 1 large coloured folding map in pocket. Index to each volume. An enormous work accomplished achieved by a team of British geographers. There is no modern work on China as detailed and comprehensive in text and and abundance of maps like this. With many detailed maps of ports, waterways, raiways, towns. Many coloured maps were taken from the archives of local oil companies(Asiatic Petroleum Co, Standard Vacuum Oil Co. It is unlikely that these were published elsewhere). All sections were brought up to date by special sections of >WAR-TIME DEVELOPMENTS, 1937 to 1944<. With an APPENDIX on HONG KONG, and MACAO. +++NOT ex-library. A clean set. ALL MAPS ARE PRESENT.The historical section is also an important document of those volatile years. Three heavy volumes. EXPORTS ARE SENT POST FREE. Bookseller Inventory # 1089

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Title: CHINA PROPER. Geographical Handbook Series
Publisher: London, Naval Intelligence Division,1943-1945
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Gut

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Book Description Naval Intelligence Division. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. B000HHHO1O Volume Two: Modern History and Administration. Cloth boards have moderate wear. Limited foxing on outer edge of text block. Firm binding. Unmarked interior. Issued by the Naval Intelligence Division of the Admiralty in World War II. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1003039

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Book Description Naval Intelligence Division, 1945. Gr.-8°, OLnbd. 1. Aufl.. Mit zahlr. Abbild. u. Karten. XIV, 653 S. English Edition. Mit umfangr. wissenschaftl. App. Gestempelt, sonst von guter Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0. Bookseller Inventory # 100137

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Book Description NAVAL INTELLIGENCE DIVISION. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. B00F8MJ3NK Volume Three: Economic Geography, Ports and Communications. Cloth boards have moderate wear and few small stains. Spine sunned, Firm binding. Unmarked interior. Maps and illustrations. Issued by the Naval Intelligence Division of the Admiralty in World War II. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1003040

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Book Description Naval Intelligence Division, London, 1945. Original Green Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Editions. Not ex-library. First and only editions of these three volumes published in 1944/5 - in wartime for intelligence purposes and"restricted" at that time. An enormous work accomplished achieved by a team of British geographers. Volume I: xvi+542p ; folding coloured map in end pocket; covers geography, history, health, peoples and langauge. Vol.II xii + 370p covers modern history, foreign relations, legal system, education and population growth. Vol. III. xiv+ 653p covers economic geography, ports and communications. Detail of agriculture and forestry, fisheries, mining, industry, foreign trade, currency & finance, waterways, railways, and etc. All internally tight, very clean and complete without the usual library evidence. In orginal green cloth boards with faded spines as usual; Vol.1 has uneven fading of boards, faded gilt titling and some foxing of the spine. Probably about as good a set as is likely to be available - these volumes were never intended for public circulation and are almost always with library markings. See scans - email for more if wished. Heavy - will attract extra postage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006641

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