Spine slightly slanted, 2 tiny spots on edge. DJ has slight bumping/edgewear, 1/8" tear bottom edge, small spot. A bright, attractive copy.
The author "attempts to describe briefly the settings of Chinese international relations as they occurred in the outskirts of this ancient land." Chapters include: (1) The Kwangtung Coast as a Sea Frontier; (2) Taiwan: From Ocean Frontier to Political Pivot; (3) The Sino-Soviet Border Defined and Undefined; (4) Tibet as a Highland Frontier; and (5) The Southern Border and the South Sea Archipelagoes.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall