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Lot 26: CHINA: A COLLECTION OF 46 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 46 TRAVEL BOOKS
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Description: Blaney, Henry. Journal of Voyages to China and Return [edited by Dwight Blaney], Boston, 1913, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the editor to Thomas Barbour, dated 1923, original cloth-backed blue boards, flat spine with printed paper label  [Thomas Barbour, armorial bookplate], a few leaves browned, spine lightly sunned
Edwards, E.H. Fire and Sword in Shansi. Edinburgh, 1903, FIRST EDITION, original cloth-backed pictorial tan boards, 31 plates including frontispiece, scattered spotting, light wear to binding, spine sunned
Borel, Henri. The New China. London, 1912, FIRST EDITION, 48 illustrations, original blue cloth gilt, scattered spotting, light wear to binding, leaning
Townley, Lady Susan. My Chinese Note Book. London, [1904], 16 illustrations and 2 folding maps, green crushed morocco gilt by Hatchards of Piccadilly, spotting mostly to fore-edges
Forman, Harrison. Changing China. New York, [1948], PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author to Bill Lipscomb, dated Nov., 1948, original red cloth, binding lightly sunned and stained
and 41 others, mostly 8vo (46)

Thirty Years in Moukden. 1883-1913. 1914.
Toynbee, Arnold J. A Journey to China. 1931. The Times Book Club, book label. 
Mallory, Walter H. China: Land of Famine. 1928. 
Fleming, Peter. News from Tartary. 1936. Jacket. 
Bigland, Eileen. Into China. [1940]
Bell, Archie. The Spell of China. Boston: 1917. Brentano's book label
Bertram, James. Return to China. [1957]
Katz, Richard. Rays from the Far East. [1936]
Carpenter, Frank G. China. 1926
Franck, Harry A. Roving through Southern China. [1925]
Geil, William Edgar. Eighteen Capitals of China. 1911. Joseph Gleason, bookplate. Stamped '13292'
Ball, J. Dyer. Things Chinese. 1903.
Manchuria: Land of Opportunities. 1922 
Colquhoun, Archibald R. The 'Overland' to China. 1900
Birch, John Grant. Travels in North and Central China. 1902
Kemp, E.G. The Face of China. 1909
Franck, Harry A. Wandering in Northern China. 1923
Davidson, Robert J. and Isaac Mason. Life in West China. 1905
Bishop, J.F. The Yangtze Valley and Beyond. 1900. 2 volumes
Smith, Arthur H. Village Life in China. [1899]
Alley, Rewi. Yo Banfa! (We have a way!). 1952
Gorst, Harold E. China. 1899
Morrison, George Ernest. An Australian in China. 1895
Weale, B.L. Putnam. Manchu and Muscovite. 1904
Smith, Arthur H. Chinese Characteristics. 1900
Weale, B.L. Putnam. The re-shaping of the Far East. 1905. 2 volumes
Gardiner, James. In and Out of China Cities. 1947
Hagspiel, Bruno. Along the Mission Trail. 1927
Davidson, Basil. Daybreak in China. [?1953].
Kendall, Elizabeth. A Wayfarer in China. 1913
Scidmore, Eliza Ruhumah. China: The Long-Lived Empire. 1902
Gascoyne-Cecil, Lord William. Changing China. 1910. Harold Nutting?, signature
Soothill, Lucy. A Passport to China. 1931.
Williams, S. Wells. The Middle Kingdom. 1913-1914. 2 volumes
Loch, Henry Brougham. Personal Narrative. 1900
Minney, R.J. Next stop Peking. [1957]
Browne, Waldo. China: The Country and its People. [1901]
Close, Upton. In the Land of the Laughing Buddha. 1928.

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