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Lot 27: CHINA: 26 BOOKS, MOST PRINTED IN CHINA
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Jesus, C.A. Montalto de. Historic Shanghai. Shanghai, 1909, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, 2 folding maps or plans, original blue cloth, gilt, light overall wear
An Official Guide to Eastern Asia. Trans-continental Connections between Europe and Asia. Vol. IV: China. Tokyo, 1915, FIRST EDITION, small 8vo, 23 maps and plans, including large folding map in rear pocket, original brown cloth gilt, light wear to binding
[Mennie, Donald]--Fitkin, Gretchen Mae. The Great River. Shanghai, 1922, 2 COPIES, 4to, each with photographic plates from photographs by Donald Mennie, pictorial boards with a drawing by Sapajou, map endpapers, scattered spotting or browning, one volume with repair to upper cover
Kyi Zuh-Tsing. Tsingtao: A Historical, Political and Economic Survey. Tsingtao, 1930, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, original green cloth, gilt, p.125 with blue stamp, leaves lightly browned, minor wear to binding
Nance, F.R. Soochow – The Garden City. Shanghai, 1936, FIRST EDITION, small 8vo, with photographic plates from photographs by C.H. Wong, 4 folding maps, original pictorial boards, map endpapers, hinge cracked at pp.32-33, light browning, mostly of endpapers and boards, light wear
and 20 others, various sizes (26)
Voyages de Bruxelles en Mongolie et travaux des missionaires de la congrégration de Schetveld. 1873. Inscription/notes on title. Volume one only.
Picturesque Hongkong. (British crown Colony) and Dependencies. 1925
Fitch, R.F. Hangchow Itineraries. 1929. 2 copies.
Bird, George E. Hangchow Holidays. 1948
Haupt, Adolf. Guide Book on Tsingtao and its Vicinity. 1927
Fischer, Emil S. Travels in China 1894-1940. 1941.
A Guide to Hongkong with a Short Account of Canton & Macao. No date 
Hirth, F. China and the Roman Orient. .
A Chinese-English Dictionary. 1926
Plant, Cornell. Glimpses of the Yangtze Gorges. 1921. Gift inscription.
Crow, Carl. The Travellers’ Handbook for China. No date
Bouchot, Jean. Scènes de la vie des Hutungs. 1926
Imbault-Huart, C. Fragments d’un voyage dans l’interieur de la Chine. 1884
Bose, Hampden C. du Bose. “Beautiful Soo” – A handbook to Soochow, the capital of Kiangsu. 1911
Kahler, William R. Rambles round China. 1899
Hosie, Alexander. Szechwan: Its products, industries and resources. 1922
Historic Lushan. The Kuling Mountains. 1921
Playfair, G.M.H. The cities and towns of China. 1910
O’Sullivan, Mortimer. Report of a journey of exploration in Hunan. 1898. Baron Gabriel de Gunzberg
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