Rare First Edition of Peking the Beautiful; With 70 Photographic Plates
Peking the Beautiful.
White, Herbert C.
Item Number: 76098
Shanghai, China: The Commercial Press, 1927.
First edition. Folio, original embroidered silk pictorial boards. In fine condition with the original box, which is in near fine condition. Contains 70 photographic plates mounted, numerous illustrations in text. Contains an introduction by Hu Shih, professor of Philosophy at the National University of Peking, comprising photographic studies of the celebrated monuments of China’s northern capital with descriptive and historical notes. Rare in this condition and with the original box.