New York: Moffat, Yard and Co., 1909. First edition. Hardcover. xxiv, 576 pp., frontispiece and 35 plates from photographs, many with 2 images on the plate, large (26.25 x 42 inches) folding map of the Far East printed in colors at rear, folding railway map of China inserted in text; original blue cloth with gilt spine title. Trace of sticker removed from foot of spine (no library markings anywhere), else very good, maps in fine condition. Item #23426
Thomas F Millard (1868-1942) was an American journalist and author of many books on the far East. He served as political advisor to the Chinese government for 15 years. A brief obituary of Millard laid in at front of the book says he was "No. 1 on the Japanese government blacklist."