Lot 140: CHINA - SHANGHAI - PEKING, GROUP OF 23 VOLUMES

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November 7, 2016, 1:00 PM GMT
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Description: Shanghai of To-day. A Souvenir Album of Thirty-Eight Vandyck Prints of "the Model Settlement". Shanghai, 1928, second and enlarged edition, large 4to, half-title, 50 tipped-in halftones, original cloth-back limp boards, scattered foxing Mennie, Donald. China: North and South. A Series of Vandyck Photogravures illustrating the picturesque aspect of Chinese life and surroundings. Shanghai, [c.1920's], second and revised edition, oblong 4to, 30 tipped-in photogravures, boards stitched in Chinese style, mounted photogravure to upper cover, chemise and slipcase, [Western Travellers in China 109], minor browning and wear to boards Satow, D. Souvenir of Shanghai. [?Shanghai, 1900's], large oblong 8vo, 44 photographic images, original pictorial wrappers, front joint cracked, bottom corner of upper cover repaired, some small tears to wrappers “So – This is Shanghai”. 2 volumes (2 editions), Shanghai, [?1930's], oblong 8vo, 23 or 26 full-page captioned photographic illustrations, original wrappers, one album with rust and photographs detached from wrappers, light wear Thorbecke, Ellen. Shanghai. Shanghai, [?1940], 8vo, photographic illustrations, original pictorial boards, Hamilton House in Shanghai, stamp on title, light wear to binding and 17 others (23) Catleen, Ellen. Peking Studies. 1934 Bishop, J.F. Chinese Pictures. 1900 The Life of Shanghai. No date, [1934] Shanghai: Its Views and Scenes, with Views of the Surrounding Country. No date Views of China. Presented by the Chinese Business Party as a Memento of their visit to U.S.A. 1915 Beaton, Cecil. Chinese Album. No date. 2 copies, one with jacket View and Custom of North China. [Ho Shin Taikan. Tokyo, 1910] Palud, A.M. Le. The Yangtze Gorges in Pictures and Prose. No date Views of Shanghai. 10 Photographic Pictures. No date Shanghai, Max Nössler & Co. No date Liu Hsien Ching. The Scenic Peking-Suiyuan Railway. Photographs and Descriptions. 1925 Perckhammer, Heinz V. Peking. [1928] Danby, Hope. In Charming Peking. 1930 Views in South Manchuria. No date Dali 1936-1938. [2006] Chapman, Nancy E. The Yale-China Association: A Centennial History. No date
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