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Lot 25: CHINA: A COLLECTION OF 43 TRAVEL BOOKS

China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection

by Sotheby's

November 7, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • CHINA: A COLLECTION OF 43 TRAVEL BOOKS
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Description: Davies, H.R. Yün-Nan: The Link between India and the Yangtze, Cambridge, 1909, FIRST EDITION, 73 plates, folding tables and large folding map in rear pocket, original green cloth [Vum Ko Hau Siyin Burma, stamped throughout, inscriptions dated May 9, 1957], leaves lightly browned and spotted, a few small tears, repairs to map, upper hinge cracked
Gamewell, Mary Ninde. The Gateway to China. New York, [?1922/23], new and revised edition, 16 plates, original green cloth, dust jacket, leaves lightly browned, jacket price clipped
Macgowan, Rev.J. Pictures of Southern China. London, 1897, FIRST EDITION, photographic illustrations, [Eaton, Eagle's Nest, bookplate, Mrs. R.?Jaffray, inscription], original green cloth, gilt, spine faded
Hedin, Sven. Jehol: City of Emperors. New York, 1933, FIRST EDITION, 62 plates, contemporary tan morocco, blind stamped in elaborate patterns, spine with raised bands and two coloured labels, [Western Travellers in China 126]
and 39 others, mostly 8vo (43)

Gardiner, James. In and Out of China Cities. 1949
Williams, Edward Thomas. China: Yesterday and Today. No date
Yutang, Lin. My Country and my People. [1936]
Robbins, Helen H. Our First Ambassador to China. 1908
Gaunt, Mary. A Woman in China. No date
Myrdal, Jan. Report from a Chinese Village. [1965]
Wiens, Rev.F.J. Fifteen Years Among the Hakkas of South China. No date
Martin, W.A.P. A Cycle of Cathay. 1896
Stuart, John Leighton. Fifty Years in China. [1954]
Cooper, Elizabeth. My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard. [1914]
Marsh, James Reid. The Charm of the Middle Kingdom. 1922
Murdock, Victor. China the Mysterious and Marvellous. [1920] 
Bland, J.O.P. and E. Backhouse. China under the Empress Dowager. 1911
Martin, W.A.P. The Awakening of China. 1907
Ortman, Blanche Sellers. New York to Peking. 1921
Fern, Anne Walter. My Days of Strength. 1939
Hosie, Lady. Two Gentlemen of China. 1924
Hudson, G.F. Europe and China. 1931. Alfred Einstein Cohn, bookplate
Fitch, George A. My Eighty Years in China. [1974].
Dobson, Richard P. China Cycle. 1946
Weale, Putnam. Why China Sees Red. 1926
Two Years of Nationalist China. 1930
Cressy-Marcks, Violet. Journey into China. 1942.
Thomson, John Stuart. The Chinese. [1909]
Alsop, Gulielma F. My Chinese Days. 1918
Ralph, Julian. Alone in China. 1900
Hedin, Sven. The Silk Road. [1938]
Chitty, J.R. Things seen in China. [1922]
Fleming, Peter. One's Company - A Journey to China. [1934]
Bonnard, Abel. In China 1920-1921. 1927
Bigham, Clive. A Year in China 1899-1900. 1901.
Geil, William Edgar. A Yankee on the Yangtze. 1904.
Cameron, Nigle. The Chinese Smile. [1958].
Jackson, Innes. China Only Yesterday. [1938]
Conger, Sarah Pike. Letters from China. 1909
Johnston, Lena E. Peeps of Many Lands: China. 1909
Burton Holmes Travel Stories. Tietjens, Eunice. China. 1931/1930
Taylor, Mrs. Howard. The Call of China’s Great North-West. No date
Liddell, T. Hodgson. China: Its Marvel and Mystery. 1909.

Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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