Hangchow Itineraries, Describing the Chief Places of Interest with a Note on the Famous Bore

Fitch, Robert F.

Published by Kelly & Walsh, Shanghai, China, 1929
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover in original illustrated boards. 4 1/4" x 6 3/4". Third revised and enlarged edition. Near Fine condition, with light wear at edges. Pages are crisp and clean, as are the six folding maps, which all appear unopened except for one, which was folded incorrectly and is creased. Inked name of a previous owner on front paste down. The author was president of Hangchow Christian College in Hangchow, the capitol of China during the Southern Song dynasty. The "bore" in the title is a tidal phenomenon on the Ch'ien T'ang River in which a strong strong tide and the funnel-shaped river combine to produce a crest of advancing water 15 feet high. Scarce. 94 pp., with twelve illustrations and six maps and index. Bookseller Inventory # 71933

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Title: Hangchow Itineraries, Describing the Chief ...

Publisher: Kelly & Walsh, Shanghai, China

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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