The Yangtze Valley and Beyond an Account of Journeys in China, Chiefly in the Province of Sze Chuan and Among the Man- Tze of the Somo Territory.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. First American Edition. Hardcover. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. One corner lightly bumped. Former owner's name boldly written on front free endpaper of volume 1. Else an unusually handsome copy. ; Dark blue boards with gilt lettering and gilt pictorial design of a chinese temple. Top edge gilt. Numerous b&w photos, decorations, and rear fold out map in color. Isabella Bird a. K. A. Mrs. J. F. Bishop was a British explorer and travel writer. This book was published after her last big journey in 1897 when she travelled up the Yangtze and Han rivers in China and Korea. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 410, 365 pages. Very Good+.
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