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Shanghai - THORBECKE, ELLEN. (PHOTOGRAPHED AND DEPICTED - 1938. [1273567]
North-China Daily News and Herald. No date. (circa1938)., Shanghai. - Maps, colour illustrations throughout by Schiff, 82pp, some light toning, endpapers browned. Pictorial paper covered boards and dustjacket worn at edges, small closed tear and small chip slightly faded dustjacket. A good copy of a scarce title. One of the most attractive - and enjoyable - books on Shanghai, Thorbecke's "Shanghai", is further enlivened by Schiff's humorous and insightful colour illustrations which accompany the text throughout. Ellen Thorbecke's first-hand knowledge of life in the foreign community in Shanghai is evident in her descriptions of Chinese food, the relationship between servant and master, children, beggars, newspapers in fact nearly every aspect of a foreigner's life in Shanghai comes under her scrutiny in this charming book! [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom ANZAAB/ILAB]
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