An informative work of the engineer items used by all the military powers in China at the time of the Boxer Rebellion.
Report on the Engineer Equipment of the Allied Troops Serving with the China Relief Expedition 1900-1901. By First Lieutenant Harley B. Ferguson, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., Washington: GPO 1901 (Document No. 148 – War Dept). Hard covers, 42 pages of text, 4 color fold-out plates of equipment, 30 fold-out photogravure plates.
This is a rare manual (only one found listed on Abebooks). The report covered equipment from those nations in China during the Boxer Rebellion era. Color and photo plates for British, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian. Lt. Ferguson lists all equipment used by these powers, including weight, measurements, and quantity of issue.
Text and plates are in fine condition. The book is tight, only some insect tracking on the cloth covers.
The only one we have had in 40 years.