Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade - Various 1897 to 1907 - Foreign Office, London - First Editions A total of 116 various diplomatic and consular reports on China and the numerous British Consuls, dated from 1896 to 1906, finely bound into two thick volumes.

With reports ‘
On the trade of China’ for the years 1896 to 1905 (the last being of 120 pages in length), together with a selection of individual annual reports on Amoy, Canton, Changhshha, Chefoo, Chinkiang, Chungking, Foochow, Hangchow, Hangkow / Hankow, Ichang, Kiukiang, Kiungchow / Hoihow, Newchwang, Ningpo, Pakhoi, and Samshui, as well as an industry specific report on ‘on the Cotton Mills of China

The reports range from the dry to eloquent and detailed, obviously depending on the importance of the area and the character of the consul and staff making the report, include a number of maps, plans and charts.
  A separate list of each title and pagination is provided with the set.   In modern three quarter tan calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in gilt, twin title labels of red and green morocco lettered in gilt, speckled edges.   Condition: Fine in fine bindings.   Ref: 107893   Price: HK$ 16,000