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Lot 38: CHINA: A COLLECTION OF 18 BOOKS, MOSTLY IN GERMAN
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Hesse-Wartegg, Ernst von. Schantung und Deutsch-China. Leipzig, 1898, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, half-title, 27 plates, 6 folding plates, 3 maps, full blue morocco by Hüber & Denck, decorated in gilt and blind [Archiv der Stadt Cottbus, ink stamp on half-title. Numbered 'B.2802'], [Western Travellers in China 97], light browning and a few tears to plates, minor wear and sunning of binding
Wegener, Georg Dr. Im innersten China. Berlin, 1926, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, half-title, frontispiece, photographic illustrations, original yellow cloth, four maps loose in chemise, minor discoloration of cloth
Walter, Wilhelm P.O. Das China von heute. Frankfurt, 1932, 8vo, FIRST EDITION, 112 photographic illustrations, full cream buckram, lettering in Chinese and German, occasional spotting or staining
and 15 others (18)
Navarra, B. China und die Chinesen. 1901
Filchner, Wilhelm. Om mani padme hum. 1929
Waldenström, P. Till Kina: Rejseskildringar. No date
Mit Sven Hedin durch Asian Wüsten. 
Führer durch Tsingtau und Umgebung. 1927
Braun, Erich. China-fahrt und China-Geschichten. 1901
Hedin, Sven. Durch Asien Wüsten. 1910
Borel, Henri. “Het Daghet in den Oosten”. 1926 Johan W. Schotman, bookplate
Perzynski, Friedrich. Von Chinas Göttern. Reisen in China. 1920
Salzmann, Erich von. Das revolutionäre China. 1913
Bland, J.O. and E. Backhouse. Kina under sista änkekejsarinnan. . Harry von Beetzen, bookplate
Castell, Wulf Diether Graf zu. Chinaflug. . Arthur Stall, blindstamp
Lauterer, Dr. Joseph. China: Das Reich der Mitte. 1910.
Zehn Jahre Mandschukuo. Jacket.
Bretschneider, Dr.E. Die Pekinger Ebene und das Benachbarte Gebirgsland. 1876
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