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China As She Is.
Shanghai: Liang You Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd,, 1934. Folio. Original half cloth in imitation of grosgrain leather, metallic textured paper sides, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, front cover titled in gilt, with an additional presentation stamp in gilt "Mr. K. D. Dawson compliments from M. S. Chan, Hong Kong, 1934" at lower outer corner, photographic illustrated endpapers, top edge gilt. Half-title printed in Chinese characters in red, black and gold, Chinese and English title pages, double-page map of China with captions printed red, illustrations throughout, many in colour, colour plates at front of volume with plain tissue guards. A little wear to edges of paper sides, one leaf sprung and repaired with tape at fore edge, dedication leaf also repaired with tape, a very good copy. First edition, inscribed on the first blank "Mr. K. D. Dawson, with best wishes, from M. S. Chan, Hong Kong, 1934" and gilt-stamped for presentation on the front cover.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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