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A LITERARY & HISTORICAL ATLAS OF ASIA.  EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY NO. 633., Bartholomew, J.G.

Author Name    Bartholomew, J.G.

Title   A LITERARY & HISTORICAL ATLAS OF ASIA. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY NO. 633.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Publisher   London J.M. Dent & Sons

Seller ID   27124

226 pp, 6 7/8" H. No publication date, but an early edition as there is no mention of the First World War. Map endpapers, decorated title page. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w maps, plus 10 plates depicting coins. "(T)he present volume deals with the countries of Asia, whose history and geography, and whose possibilities great and grave, are alike reflected in the maps and charts that follow. When Queen Elizabeth (I) granted to certain merchants of London a charter that gave them a roving commission to trade in the East Indies, she could not foresee the immense developments that were to rise from that adventurous commerce between east and west. The successive maps of India with their frontier changes mark the gradual advance of an old world toward the new one knit by powerful mutual ties to the Isle of Britain; and recently we have seen what it is to be hoped will open a greater era for those regions, marked by a return to the old captial of Delhi, and a resuming of ancient rites which first gained their symbolism in those lands. But Asia, as Japan has taught us and as China will undoubtedly teach us again, has her own destiny to bear out, apart from our European interests and politics; and it is in that aspect we need to study her on the lines laid down and made clear and positive in this volume. It is not the military records, the charts of mutinies and battle-fields, interesting as they are, which are alone important; but those showing the conditions, physical and climatic, of the country; the dispersion of the tongues, the sites of the old religions, the wealth and tillage of the earth with its fruits, grain and minerals, its rice fields and tea plantations; the prevalance of rain, sun and trade-winds; and the course of the sea-roads that affect its human and industrial life...In this Asian Atlas, of small dimensions as it requires to be to fit its pocket, Irkutsk in the north, 'far Mandalay', the details of the East and West Indies, the route of Marco Polo, coasts like the Carnatic, towns like Lucknow and Cawnpore, Lhasa, 'the Forbidden City' of Tibet, and Matsuye, the old capital of Idzumo, which Lafcadio Hearn describes, all have their record." Includes "A Brief Survey of the Coinages of Asia from the Earliest Times to the Present Day" by J. Allan, "A Gazetteer of Towns and Places in Asia having an Historic Interest" and an Index. Slight fading to spine color, small are of minor color loss on top of text block, very light browning to edges of text block, minor edge wear, small dplit in paper of front inside hinge, browning to pages 110/111 due to laid in newspaper clipping, slight browning to free endpapers - tiny foxing mark on front endpaper. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, light fading to spine and flap-fold color, small tear at botom of spine, very tiny white mark on front panel.

Hecataeus,  Eratosthenes,  Quadrans  Habitabilis,  Abu  Rihan  Birunensis,  Egyptian  Empire,  Bablyonian,  Babylon,  Egypt,  Persian,  Persia,  Alexander  The  Great,  Asia  Minor,  Palestine,  Old  Testament,  New,  India,  Far  East,  Russia,  Central  Asia,  Mercator  Projection,  Orographical,  River  Basins,  Temperatures,  Rainfall,  Vegetation,  Races,  Religions,  Population,  Politics,  Economy,  Trade  Routes,  Turkey,  Arabia,  Persia,  Afghanistan,  Baluchistan,  Minor,  Suez  Canal,  Aden,  Indian  Frontiers,  Bombay,  Berar,  Punjab,  Sind,  Rajputana,  Kashmir,  Bengal,  Assam,  Madras,  Haidarabad,  Mysore,  Ceylon,  Calcutta,  Burma,  Malay  States,  Siam,  Indo-China,  East  Indies,  Java,  Philippine  Islands,  Philippines,  Singapore,  Hong  Kong,  China,  Japan,  Peking,  Shanghai,  Manila,  Korea,  Manchuria,  Tokio,  Tokyo,  Port  Arthur,  Nagasaki,  Siberia,  Vladivostok,  Coins,  Coinage,  Battle  Sirangapatam,  Assaye,  Meanee,  Aliwal,  Sobraon,  Indian  Mutiny,  Aryan  Languages,  Non-Aryan,  Temples,  Military  Divisions,  Delhi,  Lucknow,  Cawnpore,  Lahore,  Rangoon,  Lhasa. 

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