Lot 62 of 364:
Peking Studies with Photos by Catleen and Drawings by Schiff  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$780
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Peking Studies
Author:
Catleen, Ellen
Place:
Shanghai
Publisher:
Kelly & Walsh
Date:
1934
Description:

87 pp. Illustrated from gravure photographs and drawings, some in color (incl. full-page map), by Catleen and Schiff. Folio 37½x26 cm (14¾x10¼") tan and red cloth, photographic color label. First Edition. 

Ellen Catleen was wife of the Dutch ambassador to China in the 1930’s. Originally taken with a Roliflex camera, Catleen's sensuous gravure photographs perfectly compliment the charming drawings by Schiff. Rare.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Front panel of jacket laid-in loose (with taped repairs). Slight bowing to covers, faint dampstaining to upper front cover, else very good.
 
Item number:
291977
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