PEKING. A HISTORICAL AND INTIMATE DESCRIPTION (1931)

JULIET BREDON

PEKING. A HISTORICAL AND INTIMATE DESCRIPTION

Published: KELLY AND WALSH SHANGHAI, 1931

Date: 1931

Kelly and Walsh, Limited. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Third Edition. xvi, 571pp, index. Frontis photo, and 28 photo plates. 7 maps and plans, all fold-outs, in excellent order. Hardcover. Mango-coloured cloth with gold spine titles. Scarce pictorial Dust Jacket. Book: Very Good; cover cloth is ever so-slightly soiled, pages clean, hinges solid, attractive almost. Dust jacket is slightly worn and chipped. This book originally appeared in 1919 and is a guidebook to the monuments and historical sites of Peking dating from the early 20th century. There is a chapter devoted to traveling to the Great Wall by train. Scarce in dust jacket.

Note
This book originally appeared in 1919 and is a guidebook to the monuments and historical sites of Peking dating from the early 20th century. There is a chapter devoted to travelling to the Great Wall by train. The author was the niece of Sir Robert Hart who served as Inspector-General of the Imperial Maritime Customs Service 1863-1911.

Illustrated
black and white ills

Condition
Very good

Binding
Cloth

£95

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