Lot 85 of 478:
Eight volumes on China  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$228
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Eight volumes relating to China

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Place:
Various places

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Date:
Various dates

Description:

8 volumes. Various sizes and bindings.

Collection of 8 volumes concerning the history, art, and culture of China.

Includes:

  • [Chen Yi, et al.]. The Unquenchable Spark. Cloth and boards, illustrated dust jacket. With folding map. Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1963.
  • Complete Pictures of Eight Noble Steeds. 9 hand-painted watercolors on silk, showing horses & riders, full text in Chinese & English. Bound accordion style in boards. [China c.1840's,]
  • Couling, Samuel. The Encyclopaedia Sinica. Cloth with spine label. Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh Ltd., 1917.
  • Hobson, R. L. Chinese, Corean and Japanese Potteries. Cloth-backed boards, gilt title. Frontispiece nearly detached. No. 212 of 1500 copies. New York: Japan Society, 1914.
  • Message from the President of the United States Transmitting a Report from the Secretary of State... Respecting the Condition of the Citizens of the United States Doing Business in China...83 pp. Disbound. Washington DC: 1840.
  • Parker, George S. The Mysterious Yangtze: a Travelog. Cloth. Illustrated from photographs. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Bookplate and ownership inscription on front pastedown. New York: Privately Printed, 1937.
  • Black and white photograph of Mao Tse-Tung from 1966, from the files of the Chicago Daily News, attached to a 1971 news report of his heart attack and possible death. 1971.
  • Snow, Edgar. Red Star Over China. Cloth. London: Victor Gollancz, 1937.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Varying degrees of generally light wear; all volumes very good.


 
Item number:
283776
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