London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, 1914.
Illustrated by Illustrated. 1st English Language Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Item #15421
Light tone to endpapers, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket 2" chip spine tail, 3" tear with chipping, smaller tears and edge chips, soiled, wear. Solid hardcover. ; Heinrich Hackmann was a German pastor in Shanghai from 1894-1901, then traveled through Korea, Japan, China and Burma studying Buddhism. "The present volume is the fruit of a long tour throughout Mongolia, China, Japan, Cambodia, Siam, taken in 1910-1911." Trip was just before the overthrow of the Qing dynasty and establishment of the Republic of China (and also a few years before the outbreak of World War One, although published on its eve). Translation of Welt des Ostens (1912). Fascinating Asian travel account by well-regarded German expert in Buddhism, uncommon in dust jacket. ; xi, 223 pages.