Lot 335 of 627:
Shanghai City Directory for 1930  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,440
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The [Shanghai] City Directory (Hongs & Homes), 1930

Author:

Place:
Shanghai

Publisher:
Millington, Limited

Date:
January 1930

Description:

vi, 556, 106, 84, 22, 80, 86, 34, vii-viii, viii-a-(viii-d), ix, [1] pp. Ads on pastedowns not included in pagination. Inserted leaves between sections, with ads, also not included in pagination. (8vo) 23x14.5 cm (9x5¾") original cloth-backed printed boards.

A very rare directory, many illustrated advertisements, listings in Chinese with phonetic pronunciation and English translation. A fascinating look at the international presence in Shanghai. OCLC WorldCat locates no copies of this 1930 edition and only a single copy of any Shanghai directory from this publisher, that being a 1931 edition at the National Library of China


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers worn, joints and hinges cracked; a few small worm tunnels near he rear, mostly marginal; very good.


 
Item number:
281558
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