London: Thomas Cook & Son, 1920. Fourth Edition. Original cloth. 12mo. 159, xxii pp. 6 maps (3 folding, on japon paper); black & white illustrations. Business advertisements. Spine title: Spine title: Peking & the Overland Route. Publisher's green cloth with black lettering; pale green printed paper label to front cover; printed endpapers. Minimal wear; age toning to endpapers; a near fine copy. Item #18499
A guidebook for the English speaking tourists traveling throughout China via the rapidly developing railway system. Provides routes of travel; historical sketches of the cities; important sites and buildings; the people; local information; shopping; and much more.