Tientsin, China: Chihli Press, 1931. First Edition. ISCRIBED "To my friend and fellow numismatic/Howard F. Bowker/from Arthur B. Coole/Nov. 11, 1949". Under the inscription, the author has written his name in Chinese. 4to. 110 pp. 2 large folding maps (1 loose at rear as issued); numerous photo-illustrations; some text in Chinese. Index; Bibliography. Scraping to front cover; wear to extremities and along spine; a very good copy. Item #19385
"The primary purpose of this brief survey of the commerce of China, in relation to its geographical background, is to furnish a text-book for Middle School (High School) students. It should also be of value as a reference book for individuals who are interested in China and its products." - Preface.