8vo (220 x 140 mm), pp. xiii, [iii, blank], 381, [3, blank], 16 (advertisements), with three folding maps; original red cloth; spine sunned.
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First edition. ‘No correct picture of French colonies in Indo-China, of the Tongking campaign, or of French projects in that remote part of the world, has been laid before the English public. It is therefore hoped that the following pages may be of interest and of value’ (p. v).
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