South Manchuria Railway Co. ed: ILLUSTRATED GUIDE BOOK FOR SOUTH MANCHURIA. with Sketch Map. Dairen, 1932. 36 pp. B/w text photographic illustrations throughout. Double page sketch map. 19x12 cm. Paper. Decorative cover.
English language guide to places in South Manchuria, including the town of Dairen (Dalian), numerous other towns, sights and scenes. Pleasing and unusual near-abstract Art Deco-style cover featuring a pagoda.
Published by The South Manchuria Railway Company, a vehicle for Japanese expansionism in north-eastern China. In fine condition. Rare.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 589 in printed List 195.
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