Maggs Bros Ltd

The Gateway to China.

GAMEWELL Mary Ninde (1916.)

£80.00 

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Pictures of Shanghai. New and revised edition with interesting new chapter on Shanghai To-day. Frontispiece and 15 photographic plates. 8vo. Original decorated cloth with dust-wrapper; a fine copy. 272pp. New York, Fleming H. Revell Co.,

Printed in the same year as the first edition. A vivid introduction to what was by that time the most cosmopolitan city and the most important commercial centres in the Far East. Includes chapters on 'Civic Features' (police, courts, fire department etc), 'The lure of the shops' (Nanking Road), 'The Chinese City', 'A Wizard Publishing House' (Commercial Press) and 'Foreign Philanthropies' (both Catholic and Protestant institutions). Mary Gamewell (1858-1947) came to China as a Methodist missionary.

Stock Code: 224483