This volume includes tons of pictures and text covering the Boxer Rebellion in China, the siege of the Legation, the despatch of troops to Peking, and the Relief of the Legations. Rare to find such a volume with all of the China pictures intact.July 7th Supplement covers East against West - the Crisis in China - 4 pages. August 4th - England and the Yangtse and the protection of the Yangtse by Admiral Seymour. August 18th Supplement covers A historical retrospect of the Sino British relations; with a double page set of photographs of the various Treaty Ports. August 25th Supplement covers the Relief of Pekin by the Allies and includes a Birds Eye View of the Yangtse Kiang - 4 pages. September 1st - double page on How the Allies entered Pekin. September 8th - The Great Yangtse Waterway, The country of the Manchus, the ancestral home of the Chinese Emperors.
September 22nd - The Bombardment of Tientsin. September 29th - The Germans executing Chinese soldiers.
A school for the blind at Tientsin. The kernel of the crisis in China - The Boxers. In addition to all of the material on China, there is a huge amount of material on the Boer War, the advance on Kumasi, some items on various flying machines, and a beautiful double page colour Birds Eye View of Paris.Bound in teal coloured hardboards with gilt decorated spine hardboards. Both boards firmly attached and no pages loose or missing as far as I can see - if you are after any particular plate or illustration please let me know in advance and I will make sure that it is there - but, as I say, it looks complete! 41 cm x 30 cm. We wrap and post the parcels on Monday and Tuesday - therefore if you pay before midday on Tuesday we will get it in the postal sacks on Tuesday night, and if it is after that time then it will go into the postal service on the following Monday. The item "1900 THE SPHERE ILLUSTRATED NEWS VOL 2 CHINA BOXER PEKING LEGATION ASHANTI BOER" is in sale since Sunday, October 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "antiquarianbooks-uk" and is located in Whitegate, Cheshire.
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