frontis, maps, photos, index, ix, 282p. Original cloth. dj (price-clipped). 22cm. Bookseller Inventory # 83843
Synopsis: Sir George Macartney spent 28 years around the turn of the century as British representative in Sinkiang - one of the most remote and lonely posts ever maintained by the British government. As this account makes clear, it was a career remarkable chiefly for dedicated service and objective reporting. All those interested in the history of the British Empire and the History of China and Russia.
Title: Macartney at Kashgar: New Light on British, ...
Publisher: Methuen & Co
Publication Date: 1973
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st ed.
Book Description Methuen, London, 1973 First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket., 1973. 8vo. pp xii, 282. Original publisher's brown cloth covered boards with gilt lettering at spine. Brown and white illustrated dust jacket. Includes 7 black and white illustrations. ISBN: 0416653901 Dust jacket slightly sunned at spine and top edge, fore-edges very lightly marked in places, else content clean. Very good indeed.very good indeed. Seller Inventory # C17617
Book Description Methuen, London, 1973. Hard cover. Near Fine, Cloth, dj NF, 282 pp. First edition. Appears almost unread. Illustrated. Endpaper map. Seller Inventory # 30069