Item #1996 Water Conservancy in New China. The Ministry of Water Conservancy People's Republic of China.
Water Conservancy in New China
Water Conservancy in New China

Water Conservancy in New China

Shanghai: People's Art Publishing House, 1956. Hardcover : 248pp (unpaginated) : photo illustrations throughout : green endpapers with stylised water design : claret coloured cloth boards with gilt embossed lettering : water design continued on the dust jacket.

Two tears to the dustjacket: a 2cm vertical tear at the head of the top board and a jagged tear (1x1cm) at the tail of the top board near the spine; some abrasions to the cloth edges; signature of previous owner on front paste down. Very good / good. Item #1996

A celebration of China's cheerfully cooperative population, under the leadership of the People's Government, harnessing water for power, fighting floods and improving irrigation. The previous owner was Diamond Monchin Lum, a prominent businessman in Queensland's Chinese community and the first Australian born Hon. Consul in Queensland for the Consul-General in China (1931).

Price: $150.00