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Lot 199: HONG KONG. TRIBUTE TO QUEEN VICTORIA'S JUBILEE. 1897
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
November 7, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Folio (384 x 250mm.), English title printed in green and gold within a gold border, text in English (printed and manuscript) and literary Chinese (brushed) within decorative printed gold borders, including a long list of the signatories in an English secretarial hand and in brushed Chinese characters, original velvet covers with 8 silver Chinese characters mounted on upper cover, slight dampstaining to endpapers, binding slightly worn
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate
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Literature: All Under Heaven 24