FAMILIAR CHINESE FACES: A Selection of Figure Studies of Everyday Life from Photographs

Shanghai: McTavish & Co. Ltd., (circa 1910). First Edition. Wraps. Scarce collection of images depicting daily life in China at the dawn of the 20th century. Illustrated with 24 mounted photographs on 18 leaves, preceded by the title page. Quarto. Original string-bound wrappers. The contents are crisp and clean, with some very light toning along the extremities. The front panel is detached and the rear panel nearly so. Both panels are browned and edgeworn, with some chipping along the extremities. Item #70143

Price: $500.00

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