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Lot 119: PEKING (BEIJING). A COLLECTION OF 31 VOLUMES.

China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection

by Sotheby's

07 November 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Cook's Handbook for Tourists to Peking, Tientsin, Shan-Hai-Kwan, Mukden, Dalny, Port Arthur, and Seoul. London, 1910, 7 maps or plans (2 folding), original yellow wrappers, front hinge repaired, light wear 
Arlington, L.C. and William Lewinsohn. In search of Old Peking. Peking, 1935, PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED BY ARLINGTON, with maps, plans and illustrations, large folding map in rear pocket, original maroon cloth, leaves lightly browned
Fei-Shi. Guide to Peking and its Environs Near and Far. Tientsin, 1924, PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (dated 1940), 2 plans, 5 folding maps, large folding map in rear pocket, original cloth-backed boards, a few joints, light wear and soiling of binding
Fabre, Maurice. Pekin: Ses Palais, Ses Temples et ses Environs. Tien-Tsin, [1937], 21 plans and plates (some folding or within the text), original red cloth, illustrated dust jacket and glassine jacket, light browning, minor wear to binding and jackets
and 27 others, mostly 8vo (31)

LaMotte, Ellen N. Peking Dust. 1919
Weale, B.L. Putnam. Indiscreet letters from Peking. 1907. [Rose P.Crane, bookplate]
Guide to Peking, Published by the "Leader". 1930
Peking. North China, South Manchuria and Korea. 1920
Peking. North China, South Manchuria and Korea. 1924
Peking on Parade, a Pocket-guide. 1935
Swallow, Robert W. Sidelights on Peking life. [1930]
Graham, Dorothy. Through the Moon Door. 1926. [J.W.Robinson Co., book label]
Pekin: Ses Palais, Ses Temples et ses Environs. [1937]
Pekin: Ses Palais, Ses Temples et ses Environs. [1937]
Beaumont, Olivier de. Huit Jours a Pékin. 1866
Cail, Odile. Guide de Pekin. [1973]
Pékin et Ses Environs. 1913
Madrolle's Handbooks. Peking and its Environs. 1912
Peiping. American Red Cross Embassy Group. [1946?]
Old Pekin. Post cards
Bodde, Derk. Peking Diary, a year of revolution. 1950
Bredon, Juliet. Peking. 1931
Peking: A Tourist Guide. 1960.
Peking: A Tourist Guide. 1960
Guide to "Peking". 1935
China Guide. Shanghai - Peking. 1932
Segonzac, A.de. Visa for Peking. 1956
Burton Holmes Travelogues. Volume 9 only. 1908
Backhouse, E. and J.O.P. Bland. Annals & Memoirs of the Court of Peking. [1914]
Semallé, Comte de. Quatre and a Pékin, Août 1880 - Août 1884
Debroas, L. Le Drame de Pékin en 1900.

Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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