Lot 332 of 627:
The East of Asia Magazine, 1904  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The East of Asia Magazine. An Illustrated Quarterly. Volume III.

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Place:
Shanghai

Publisher:
North-China Herald

Date:
1904

Description:

[iv], 400 pp. With colored photographic frontispiece, illustrated throughout from photographs (some plates) and drawings, one fold-out map. (4to) 26.5x17 cm (10¼x7") three quarter maroon leather and yellow printed boards, gilt spine.

Scarce collection of  The East of Asia Magazine, which ran from 1902-1906; volume 3 of an eventual 5 volumes.  With numerous wonderful photographs throughout, and sections including: The Chinese Maiden at Home, Christian Music in China, Origin of the name China, etc. With fold-out map of Pootoo, "China's Sacred Island."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear and soiling to binding, rubbing to extremities; interior solid with a bit of light foxing, some spotting to edge of text block; very good.


 
Item number:
281371
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