Lot 26: CHINA: A COLLECTION OF 46 TRAVEL BOOKS

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November 7, 2016, 1:00 PM GMT
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Description: Blaney, Henry. Journal of Voyages to China and Return [edited by Dwight Blaney], Boston, 1913, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the editor to Thomas Barbour, dated 1923, original cloth-backed blue boards, flat spine with printed paper label  [Thomas Barbour, armorial bookplate], a few leaves browned, spine lightly sunned Edwards, E.H. Fire and Sword in Shansi. Edinburgh, 1903, FIRST EDITION, original cloth-backed pictorial tan boards, 31 plates including frontispiece, scattered spotting, light wear to binding, spine sunned Borel, Henri. The New China. London, 1912, FIRST EDITION, 48 illustrations, original blue cloth gilt, scattered spotting, light wear to binding, leaning Townley, Lady Susan. My Chinese Note Book. London, [1904], 16 illustrations and 2 folding maps, green crushed morocco gilt by Hatchards of Piccadilly, spotting mostly to fore-edges Forman, Harrison. Changing China. New York, [1948], PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author to Bill Lipscomb, dated Nov., 1948, original red cloth, binding lightly sunned and stained and 41 others, mostly 8vo (46) Thirty Years in Moukden. 1883-1913. 1914. Toynbee, Arnold J. A Journey to China. 1931. The Times Book Club, book label.  Mallory, Walter H. China: Land of Famine. 1928.  Fleming, Peter. News from Tartary. 1936. Jacket.  Bigland, Eileen. Into China. [1940] Bell, Archie. The Spell of China. Boston: 1917. Brentano's book label Bertram, James. Return to China. [1957] Katz, Richard. Rays from the Far East. [1936] Carpenter, Frank G. China. 1926 Franck, Harry A. Roving through Southern China. [1925] Geil, William Edgar. Eighteen Capitals of China. 1911. Joseph Gleason, bookplate. Stamped '13292' Ball, J. Dyer. Things Chinese. 1903. Manchuria: Land of Opportunities. 1922  Colquhoun, Archibald R. The 'Overland' to China. 1900 Birch, John Grant. Travels in North and Central China. 1902 Kemp, E.G. The Face of China. 1909 Franck, Harry A. Wandering in Northern China. 1923 Davidson, Robert J. and Isaac Mason. Life in West China. 1905 Bishop, J.F. The Yangtze Valley and Beyond. 1900. 2 volumes Smith, Arthur H. Village Life in China. [1899] Alley, Rewi. Yo Banfa! (We have a way!). 1952 Gorst, Harold E. China. 1899 Morrison, George Ernest. An Australian in China. 1895 Weale, B.L. Putnam. Manchu and Muscovite. 1904 Smith, Arthur H. Chinese Characteristics. 1900 Weale, B.L. Putnam. The re-shaping of the Far East. 1905. 2 volumes Gardiner, James. In and Out of China Cities. 1947 Hagspiel, Bruno. Along the Mission Trail. 1927 Davidson, Basil. Daybreak in China. [?1953]. Kendall, Elizabeth. A Wayfarer in China. 1913 Scidmore, Eliza Ruhumah. China: The Long-Lived Empire. 1902 Gascoyne-Cecil, Lord William. Changing China. 1910. Harold Nutting?, signature Soothill, Lucy. A Passport to China. 1931. Williams, S. Wells. The Middle Kingdom. 1913-1914. 2 volumes Loch, Henry Brougham. Personal Narrative. 1900 Minney, R.J. Next stop Peking. [1957] Browne, Waldo. China: The Country and its People. [1901] Close, Upton. In the Land of the Laughing Buddha. 1928.
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