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Lot 136: PHOTOGRAPHS. CHINA IN PICTURES, [1930'S]

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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  • PHOTOGRAPHS. CHINA IN PICTURES, [1930'S]
  • PHOTOGRAPHS. CHINA IN PICTURES, [1930'S]
  • PHOTOGRAPHS. CHINA IN PICTURES, [1930'S]
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Description: 4to (288 x 215mm.), text in English and Chinese throughout, printed title and preface, 60 SILVER PRINTS mounted on card, recto and verso, publisher's blindstamp in corner of each image, printed captions on mounts, original green cloth gilt, minor offsetting and marks to images, a few discoloured, slight wear to extremities, rebacked retaining original spine

Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of there catalogue, where appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Provenance: Presentation inscription by Luo Gai-Chi, London, June 1936

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