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Lot 138: PHOTOBOOKS OF CHINA, A GROUP OF 37 VOLUMES
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Ostasien 1900-1902. [Germany, 1902], title, 127 full-page photographic illustrations, full tan buckram decorated in gilt and blind, occasional staining and spotting, one plate with repair not affecting photograph, re-backed with new endleaves
Дальний 1902. Dalian 1902. 1902, 36 full-page photographic illustrations (including one view) with captions in Russian, original pictorial wrappers, [Western Travellers in China 100], soiled and spotted, upper cover detached
La Chine a Terre et en Ballon. Paris, 1902, FIRST EDITION, folio, half-title, 272 photographic illustrations, loose leaves, publisher's original portfolio with pictorial upper cover, light browning, minor wear and soiling of portfolio, cracking of some hinges
In und um Peking während der Kriegswirren 1900-1901. Berlin, 1902, oblong folio, FIRST EDITION, half-title, one heliogravure and 190 photographic illustrations, one folding plan of Peking at rear, one folding plan loosely inserted, full blue cloth, upper cover illustrated in colour and gilt [Stiftung zur Förderung der Kultur, ink stamps, numbered 'KA 1905'], ?lacking frontispiece, repairs to hinges and plans, light wear to binding
Two albums printed by Adolf Haupt. Tsingtau Souvenir and Album von Tsingtao. Tsingtau, [early 1900's], small oblong folios, each with 25 leaves of full-page photographic illustrations printed on recto and verso, original printed pictorial wrappers, occasional soiling, each expertly re-backed, Tsingtau Souvenir with lower cover becoming detached
Peking, photo-album. 2 copies, small oblong folios, 64 full-page photographic illustrations captioned in German, Chinese and English, original green cloth, upper cover decorated in gilt and blind, one copy in marbled portfolio and slipcase [?Sir Claud Russell (2nd Secretary in Beijing from 1901), inscribed to his sister Caroline Diana; Krebs, inscription], light browning and wear
and 29 others (37)
Shanghai Da Guan. [Grand Shanghai]
Nyström, Erik. Det underbara Kina. 
Montmollin, Eric de. Image de la Chine. No date
Thorbecke, Ellen. Het Geheimzinnige China. Mysterious China. No date
[Yamazaki Kenichiro. Manshu no tenbo (Mancuria)]. No date
South Manchuria through the camera lens. [南滿洲寫眞大觀. Minami Manshū shashin taikan]. ?J.S. Simmond, Januar 1918
The views of Peking, Paoting, and Tientsin.
Sirén, Osvald. Bilder från Kina. 
Boerschmann, Ernst. Baukunst und Landschaft in China. 1926
China: Het Rijk van het Midden. 1933
[Hedin, Sven]. Im reiche der Mitte mit Sven Hedin durch Asiens Wüsten. No date
Les Races du Kouy-Tchéou. Chine. Collection no. 3. Société des Missions-Étrangères de Paris.
Arnold, J. Souvenir de Macau. 1921. 2 copies.
Souvenir of Hongkong with 80 views. Sternberg.
Souvenir Tsingtao. Album/photo-book
D’une Chine a l’Autre. 1954
[Shin Shina Shashin Taikan – A Photographic Survey of New China. Tokyo, 1939]
[Scenes from Peking, 1930]
Claudel, Paul. Chine. 
Melotte de Lavaux, Adrien de. Les derniers jours d’une legation. 1925
Gravures sur Bois de la Chine Nouvelle. 1956
Ogawa. Gengzi Shibian Sheying Tuji – Yuanming ‘Hokushin Jihen Shashincho’. Souvenir of the Allies in North China. 
Hoche, J. Notre Tour du Monde.
Beijing. Louis Vuitton. Carnet de voyage. 
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