Lot 28: CHINA: A COLLECTION OF 32 TRAVEL BOOKS IN ENGLISH

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Description: Thomson, John. Through China with a Camera. Westminster, 1898, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, illustrated with 75 photographic plates, original cloth, gilt decoration on upper cover [W.H. Smith & Sons Subscription Library, book label], scattered spotting, hinge cracked at pp.80/81, light wear to binding
Hosie, Alexander. Three Years in Western China. London, 1890, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, 8 plates of photographic illustrations and facsimiles of native drawings, folding map, original blue decorated boards, light browning, hinge cracked pp.240/241 minor wear to spine ends
Thomson, J. The Straits of Malacca, Indo-China, and China. New York, 1875. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 8vo, 25 full-page engravings, 4 maps, original green cloth decorated in gilt and blind [John L. Garner, book label], binding leaning and with light wear
Cunynghame, Arthur. China and the Chinese: being an aide-de-camp's recollections of service in China. London: Bentley, [?1844], 8vo, extra-illustrated with four coloured plates, contemporary pictorial red cloth gilt, scattered spotting, rear joint splitting, light wear
and 28 others, mostly 8vo (32)

Taylor, J. Hudson, editor. China’s Millions. London, 1877,  1879, 1885, 1889, 4 volumes, 4to, original green or maroon cloth, decorated in black and gilt [H.L Hudson, signature; John Knox’s Sunday School, stamp; Prescott (Pete) Clarke (1935-1980), book label], minor browning, a few hinges cracked, wear to bindings
Mrs. Gray. Fourteen Months in Canton. 1880
Dukes, Edwin Joshua. Everyday Life in China. No date.
Withrow, W.H., ed. China and its People. 1894.
Lay, G. Tradescant. The Chinese as they are. 1841. Sienna Convent, Drogheda.
Douglas, Robert K. China. 1887
Windt, H. de. From Pekin to Calais. 1892. Joseph A. Sadony, blindstamp
Murray, Hugh, et alia. An Historical and Descriptive Account of China… Third Edition. No date. 3 volumes. Sienna Convent, Drogheda, book label.
Baber, E. Colborne. Travels and Researches in the Interior of China. No date
Reid, Arnot. From Peking to Petersburg. 1899. Peter Hopkirk, book label
Alcock, Rutherford. The Journey of Augustus Raymond Margary. 1876.
The People of China. No date (Religious Tract Society). May S. Miller
Williamson, Isabelle. Old Highways in China. No date
Foster, Mrs. Arnold. In the Valley of the Yangtse. 1899
Henry, B.C. Ling-Nam or Interior Views on Southern China. 1886
Reynaud, Right Reverend Monseigneur, (M.T. Kelly, ed). Another China. 1897.
Medhust, W.H. The Foreigner in Far Cathay. 1873
Williams, Mrs. H. Dwight. A Year in China. 1864
Cumming, C.F. Gordon. Wanderings in China. 1888
Gill, William. The River of Golden Sand. 1883
Wilson, James Harrison. China. 1887
Moule, Ven. Arthur E. New China and Old. 1891
Oliphant, Laurence. Narrative of the Earl of Elgin’s Mission to China and Japan. 1860

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