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China As She Is: A Comprehensive Album 1934 - L. T. Wu

The Liang You Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., 1934, Hardback ..
Condition: Good. Rubbed at the spine ends, corners and joints. Previous owners' inscription to the half-title (Chinese characters) page. Tissue guards tanned heavily, margins of the colours plates lightly so. Overall a nice copy of an uncommon title.

Top edges gilt. Illustrated by way of: Advertisements; Colour Plates [20]; Maps [1]; Fold-Out Maps/Statistical Charts [9]; Joint language text, Chinese and the majority in English. Covers 23 regions of China. From the preface: “We seek to present in the following pages a valuable collection of materials illustrative of the widely divergent aspects of Chinese life and manners and conducive to a sound understanding of the Middle Kingdom. It is almost superfluous to say that despite a whole century of open and continuous international contacts, China has remained to the present day to many casual observers a land of mystery.”
Size: 13" x 9"

£600.00 (Now Sold)