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Ex-library. Library stamps, labels and markings. Lacking the folding map from pocket.; vi, (vii-xii), 382, [2 (blank)] pages + frontispiece + 10 illustrations on 8 plate leaves (1 folding). 29 of 30 maps and plans (6 folding). 14 other illustrations within the pagination (3 double page). Lacking the folding map from pocket at rear. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 191 x 126mm. "What would one naturally wish to see first in Peking? This book, it is hoped, will tell you, now only what to 'See First,' but 'What To See' worth the telling from A to Z. But, as it is about 'Old Peking,' it describes not only buildings that are to be seen to-day, but also those that have disappeared completely." - from the Foreword, page v.
Title: In Search of Old Peking
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Peking, Henri Vetch: 1935
Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 20632