Weihaiwei. Colonial Reports.
Weihaiwei. Colonial Reports.

Weihaiwei. Colonial Reports.

London. H.M.S.O., 1902, 1903, 1905, 1907, 1910, 1911, 1918. Stock ID #174795

Eight House of Commons Command Papers, tables, appendices, folding map (in the report for 1910), 7, 57, [47], [20], [16],14, [23], 11pp, 24.3 x 15.5 cm, original stab-sewn title-wrappers, edge wear and discolouration, neat inked stamp of the University of Hull Library to the front wrapper of each of the Reports, in very good condition. Accompanied by official letter of the de-acquisition of these reports.

Scarce run of Reports for the then British administered Weihaiwei, for the years 1902, 1904, 1906 (including a report on the withdrawal of forces following the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-5), 1909, 1910, 1911 (Report on the Census), and 1917. Includes summary content by representatives of the British civil administration headed by John Dodson Daintree (1901-1902) and Sir James Stewart Lockhart (1902-1921) respectively, covering all apsects of society, from building works to imports and exports, social structure, health (including the impact of the opium trade) and education. Rare.

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