Book Description

Battle of Beijing 1900. Photographs and a map of Peking. Press coverage of the siege and relief of the Legation quarter of Peking 1900. Two copies of the French news magazine L’Illustration (Saturday October 27th and Saturday November 10th 1900) that cover events in the city. Six pages of coverage in the November 10th edition include a map of Peking on a scale of approximately 2 km. to the inch. Map size 16 by 12 cm. The October 27th edtion has a large cover photo and two more pages of engravings. Each edition 40 by 19 cm. 10/11/1900 edition 18 pp; 27/10/1900 24 pp. Text in French. There is also coverage of the 1900 Paris Exhibition etc. Good to Vg condition.
Author Witness
Date 1900
Binding Paperback
Publisher L'Illustration
Condition Good to VG
Pages 42

Price: £65.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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