PEKING STUDIES. Ellen Catleen.


Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, Limited, 1934.

First edition. Hardcover. Very Good minus / fair. Item #10392

Folio. 87pp. Text and numerous photographic illustrations by Catleen from originals taken with her Rolleiflex camera. Charming coloured map and humorous black and white sketches by Schiff throughout the text. Printed in black and red. Silk boards with tipped-on photographic illustration. Light bump to spine bottom, light foxing to silk on spine and edges and light foxing to endpapers and fore-edge. Gift inscription, dated 1935 on ffep; ownership bookplate on paste-down. Dust jacket is foxed, with chips and tears, losses to top and bottom of spine area. Still an attractive and charming book.

Price: $1,000.00

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