New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1900. First Edition. 8vo. 190 pp. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard; black & white photo-illustrated plates; folding map of the City of Peking and a bird's-eye view of the distrubed area in China - From the Pie-Ho to Peking. Brown pictorial cloth with red lettering. Front hinge starting; light wear to extremities; else near fine. Item #19126
William Alexander Parsons Martin (1827 – 1916), also known as Ding Weiliang (Chinese: ), was an American Presbyterian missionary to China and translator, famous for having translated a number of important Western treatises into Chinese, such as Henry Wheaton's Elements of International Law. - wiki. In this work, Martin provides a first hand account of the Siege in Peking.