Lot 132: LONGHAI RAILWAY. TWO BOOKS OF PHOTOGRAPHS. 1920 AND C.1930

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November 7, 2016, 1:00 PM GMT
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Description: Henan province--Chemin de Fer Lung-Hai (publisher). 隴海綫中州風景. Vues du Honan ... premier volume - Janvier 1920. [No place]: published by le Chemin de Fer de Lung-Hai, 1920, FIRST EDITION, volume 1 (all published?), oblong 4to (218 x 270mm.), title and text in Chinese and French, 53 collotype plates on thick card, each with a printed tissue guard with text in Chinese and French, publisher's sewn grey-blue patterned silk boards, upper cover titled in gilt, gilt edges, modern custom-made chemise and slipcase, one plate loose, slight fading and wear to binding

Chemins de Fer de l'etat Chinois (publisher). [Titled on upper cover:] Ligne de Lunghai. Album des monuments antiques le long du Lunghai. [No place or date, c.1930], oblong 4to (228 x 305mm.), 40 matt SILVER PRINTS (145 x 190mm., or the reverse), corner mounted on thick black paper, recto only, printed tissue guards with Chinese and French text, publisher's sewn black cloth, upper cover blocked in gilt and titled in Chinese and French, two tissue guards missing, others with loss or tears, short tears to some mounts (2)
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