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Peking the beautiful comprising seventy photographic studies of the celebrated monuments of China's northern capital and its environs complete with descriptive and historical notes ... Introduction by Dr. Hu Shih
Shanghai: Commercial Press, Ltd, 1927. First edition, folio, pp. [2], 154, [2]; 70 tipped-in photomechanical illustrations (12 in color), illustrated initials, illustrated page decorations; original blue silk brocade binding with an elaborate gilt and silver border enclosing an image of a Chinese temple in gilt, silver and red, gilt and silver lettering, Chinese titling in gilt on spine; front cover a bit faded, and a few small stains, but internally quite nice with no creasing of any of the photographic plates; contained in the original publisher's box with the original color lithograph illustration on the lid; box rubbed and worn and with some archival repairs at the inside joints.
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books ]
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