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Lot 140: CHINA - SHANGHAI - PEKING, GROUP OF 23 VOLUMES
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
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, 
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. 
Danby, Hope. In Charming Peking. 1930
Views in South Manchuria. No date
Dali 1936-1938. 
Chapman, Nancy E. The Yale-China Association: A Centennial History. No date
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