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The Resource The Long White Mountain, or A journey in Manchuria : with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country, by H.E.M. James of Her Majesty's Bombay Civil Service ; with illustrations and a map

The Long White Mountain, or A journey in Manchuria : with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country, by H.E.M. James of Her Majesty's Bombay Civil Service ; with illustrations and a map

Label
The Long White Mountain, or A journey in Manchuria : with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country
Title
The Long White Mountain, or A journey in Manchuria
Title remainder
with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country
Statement of responsibility
by H.E.M. James of Her Majesty's Bombay Civil Service ; with illustrations and a map
Title variation
Journey in Manchuria
Creator
Contributor
Cartographer
Former owner
Lithographer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Account by H.E.M. James of the exploration of China by James, Francis Younghusband, and Harry English Fulford in 1885-1886.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
During his service in the Indian Civil Service from 1865 to 1900, James traveled to China in 1885 with Younghusband and Fulford to explore Manchuria and the Changbai Mountains. The account includes much detail on the local peoples and customs, and constitutes an important source of historical information on the region. Also included are appendices on opium, political corruption, and earlier expeditions
Label
The Long White Mountain, or A journey in Manchuria : with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country, by H.E.M. James of Her Majesty's Bombay Civil Service ; with illustrations and a map
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Frontispiece is a chromolithograph scene of the Dragon Prince's Pool on the summit of the Long White Mountain; 10 additional lithograph plates, including a folded color lithograph map, signed "H. Sharbau, R.G.S. del.," of Manchuria in 1887; other small illustrations throughout text
  • Includes index
Dimensions
22 cm (4to)
Extent
xxiii, [1], 502 pages, [11] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Note
  • YRL copy: incomplete, chromolithograph frontispiece wanting; folded map of Manchuria bound at end, annotated in Chinese in red ink. Red library buckram binding; gold-stamped spine title.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary polished tan calf boards; gilt fillets; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped black spine label with title "The Long White Mountain. James;" blue and tan marbled endpapers and fore-edges. Ownership inscription on front endleaf of Alice L. Priest. Purchased with funds from the Francis P. Farquhar Mountaineering Collection and Endowment Fund, Walkabout Books, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (lithographs, 1 colored), map, portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05759185
  • ucoclc5759185
Label
The Long White Mountain, or A journey in Manchuria : with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country, by H.E.M. James of Her Majesty's Bombay Civil Service ; with illustrations and a map
Publication
Note
  • Frontispiece is a chromolithograph scene of the Dragon Prince's Pool on the summit of the Long White Mountain; 10 additional lithograph plates, including a folded color lithograph map, signed "H. Sharbau, R.G.S. del.," of Manchuria in 1887; other small illustrations throughout text
  • Includes index
Dimensions
22 cm (4to)
Extent
xxiii, [1], 502 pages, [11] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Note
  • YRL copy: incomplete, chromolithograph frontispiece wanting; folded map of Manchuria bound at end, annotated in Chinese in red ink. Red library buckram binding; gold-stamped spine title.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary polished tan calf boards; gilt fillets; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped black spine label with title "The Long White Mountain. James;" blue and tan marbled endpapers and fore-edges. Ownership inscription on front endleaf of Alice L. Priest. Purchased with funds from the Francis P. Farquhar Mountaineering Collection and Endowment Fund, Walkabout Books, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (lithographs, 1 colored), map, portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05759185
  • ucoclc5759185

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