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Bacon's Russo-Japanese War Map

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Bacon's Russo-Japanese War Map

Date of publication:

  • c.1904
  • Place of publication:


  • original
  • Map of China, Japan and Korea. / [Cover title:] The Eastern Crisis. Bacon's large-scale map of Japan, Korea, China, Manchuria

    Produced to illustrate the Russo-Japanese War, this map indicates Treaty Ports, dockyards and naval bases, including the German Kiautschou Bay concession (given here as ‘Kiao Chau’), the British leased territory at Weihaiwei, and Port Arthur, then under Russian control and a major contributory factor to the outbreak of war.  Read more

    An inset of the Gulf of Pechili (Bohai Sea) shows the environs of Port Arthur, and further insets show the environs of Peking (Beijing), Shanghai and Tokio (Tokyo).

    Condition & Materials

    Lithographed folding map, printed area measurement 55 x 76 cm, printed in colours, minor wear to folds, old split along one fold and short tear repaired with tape on verso, blank verso; folding into red stiff-card printed wraps, with bookseller’s label on front cover.  Read less