Lot 79: KOBERSTEIN, F. TIENTSIN UND UMBEGUNG; BOY-ED. PEKING UND UMGEBUNG. 1906
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: one of 800 copies, 21 mounted photographs, folding plan in pocket at rear; [Ibid.] Boy-Ed. Peking und Umgebung. Tianjin: Verlag der Brigade-Zeitung, 1906, one of 720 copies, 30 mounted photographs, 3 folding plans in pocket at rear; FIRST EDITIONS, both 4to (295 x 240mm.), uniform original silk-covered boards, chemise and slipcase by A. Dechauvelle, some wear to spines (2)
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate
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Literature: Western Travellers in China 103 and 104