London. Macmillan. 1901. Reprint. Stock ID #122913
4 coloured folding maps, 40 black and white photographic illustrations, xii + 234pp, index, signature of a prior owner front paste down, front free endpaper browned, stitching weakening but still largely sound, original maroon cloth binding little rubbed at extremities, lower corner upper cover little bumped, head and tail of spine worn. Personal experiences and impressions gained during nearly 18 months stay in the Far East, including his participation in Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Seymour's abortive attempt to reach the beleaguered Foreign Legations in Peking in 1900. Also includes two chapters of Korean interest, one on Manchuria and another on Eastern Siberia. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 122913).