Lot 329 of 627:
1922 Peking - 'Intimate Description' of the Chinese capital  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$144
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Peking: A Historical and Intimate Description of its Chief Places of Interest

Author:
Bredon, Juliet

Place:
Shanghai

Publisher:
Kelly & Walsh

Date:
1922

Description:

Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 524 pp. Original pictorial cloth.  Illustrations from photographs; 6 folding maps and plans, including large folding map at rear.

Ten years after the Revolution that established the Republic of China, the old imperial capital remained the capital city until the warlord era of the late 1920s. Written by the niece of the influential British Old China Hand who directed the Imperial Customs Service under the deposed monarchy, the book remained the classic guide to the city's sights and history until the Japanese invasion of the '30s.


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Condition:
Very good.


 
Item number:
276208
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