Journey Into China, National Geographic Society, 1988, with map. Deluxe edition.
Journey Into China. Deluxe edition. Various contributors.
Published by the National Geographic Society - Seventh printing in 1988 (first published in 1982). Printed in Chicago.
A fine copy of an impressive looking book from the National Geographic Society, complete with fold-out map in unused condition - carries 'The Peoples of China' feature and map on one side and a comprehensive detailed map of China on the reverse.
Covers are red faux leather with large silver dragon motif. Text is fine and soundly bound throughout. Previous owner's small address label on foot of half title. Lavishly illustrated throughout. Gilt text block edges and red ribbon. Qing Dynasty dragon robe pattern endpapers. A lovely book.
Weight approximately 2.5kg unpacked.
Dimensions: Approximately 283mm high x 242mm wide x 40mm deep.