Shanghai. The China Journal Publishing Company. 06- 1941.
Vol XXXIV. No. 6. June 1941 issue, black and white photo illustrations, 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued. Back cover and spine paper missing, advertisements at front and back have been removed, one sheet torn out but present, two other sheets (Chinese Finger Painting article and the first page of the Ornamental Doorheads article) missing. AS IS. Many interesting articles ranging from anthropological to commerce to science, with much in between. The extensive advertising provides an interesting portrait of China just before the outbreak of World War II in the Pacific. There are three articles on Shanghai: "A Short Economic Survey" by Bruno Kroker; "The Growing Importance of Shanghai's Industries" by Walter Wiener; and an article on "Progress, the Keynote of Shanghai's Foremost Industrial Establishments" which notes that "The growing confidence of Chinese and other businessmen in the future of Shanghai, in spite of war rumours in the Pacific and other adverse business conditions, is evidenced by the expansion of existing plants and extensive financing...". One of the companies discussed is Watson's Mineral Water Company Authorized Bottlers of "Coca-Cola," featured with a picture on the front cover with an "Opening Date to be Announced." Other articles include: "Apes, Monkeys and Lemurs of China" by Arthur de Carle Sowerby and China Produces Occidental Medicines" by Julius R. Kaim. Item #52862