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Image for Peking A Historical and Intimate Description of its Chief Places of Interest

Peking A Historical and Intimate Description of its Chief Places of Interest

By: Bredon, Juliet

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Shanghai, Kelly & Walsh: 1922

Edition: Second Revised Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13022

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Orange silk hardcover with gilt and black decoration and spine titles, minor soiling; clean pages; all maps and plans intact; former owner's name and dedication on ffep.


What a treasure! A look at Peking after the fall of the Ch'ing but before the turmoil of the 20th century. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 524 pages View more info

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In the Land of the Laughing Buddha The Adventures of an American Barbarian in China

By: Close, Upton

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11650

Condition: Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles, spine sunned with 1/8th tear at hwead; illustrated end papers; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding; photographs.


Upton Close is the pseudonym for Josef Washington Hall whose portrait appears after page xii. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 359 pages View more info