1st Printing. 1st American Printing. 2 Volumes complete. Nice Firm Clean copies ! Green cloth, gold decor. Board cloth and gold decor pristine, spine cloth moderately rubbed, gold decor faded. Some light traces of foxing, particularly on front blank pages. 251+229 pages. Being some account of eleven years travel, exploration, and observations in the more remote parts of the flowery kingdom. 3 expeditions beginning in 1899, the last 2 for the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard Univ. 101 full page photo plates of Old China's natural and botanical wonders, and a map.
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