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Book Description
First and only edition. Tall 8vo (250 x 165 mm). Photographically illustrated. Author’s signed presentation copy to Liège University rector Oscar Merten. Cordier, Bibliotheca Indosinica 910; no copy in "Wiener China-Bibliographie, 1477-1939" (Bibliotheca Sinica 2.0., "Western Books on China in Libraries in Vienna/Austria, 1477-1939")
Dealer Notes
Jacques Joseph Marie Halkin (1870 – 1937), originally a medievalist. he became interested in ethnography and in political geography. In this context he set out on a study mission to the Far East. "En Extrême-Orient" is a travel account with descriptions of his itinerary and means of transport, his first impressions and his ethnographic observations including also information on the economic framework of the countries he visited.
Author Joseph Halkin
Date 1903
Binding Original printed wrappers.
Publisher Brussels: O. Schepens
Condition Back wrapper rehinged with restauration tape, covers darkened, colour pencil numbering on cover and flyleaf, else very good.
Pages pp. 446

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