Can mou ben bu lu di ce liang zong ju er shi yi, er nian ye wu bao gao shu. [A written report by the Head Office of the Army Land Surveying Department for the years 1932 and 1933].



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First and only edition. Numerous photographic plates, tables, and fold-out maps (complete). Large 8vo. Original decorated wrappers, minor wear to spine, a few minor tears to folds, but overall still a very good copy. Unpaginated. [Nanjing], [Guo min zheng fu can mou ben bu lu di ce liang zong ju], dated: 23rd year of the Republic, [i.e. 

This report was was produced by the Army Headquarters Land Surveying Department for internal army usage only and not for sale. It opens with portraits of Sun Yatsen, Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek, and senior army generals. Thereafter follow tables, statistics, maps, etc. relating to triangulation, other land and aerial surveying techniques as well as photographic plates, showing technical instruments, observatories, printing techniques, offices etc... The last foldout plate is a large group shot of the members of army surveying staff. Very rare. Only one copy in OCLC (Stanford). 

Stock Code: 230086

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