Item #23366 China, Its Marvel and Mystery. T. Hodgson Liddell.
China, Its Marvel and Mystery
China, Its Marvel and Mystery
China, Its Marvel and Mystery
China, Its Marvel and Mystery
China, Its Marvel and Mystery
China, Its Marvel and Mystery
China, Its Marvel and Mystery
China, Its Marvel and Mystery

China, Its Marvel and Mystery

New York: John Lane Company, 1910.

First American Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 10" x 8", xiii, 202 pp, beautifully illustrated with 40 color plates by the author. Bookplate on front pastedown (with another underneath it), light edgewear to boards, some light discoloration to rear board; binding sound, contents clean. Liddell (1860-1925) was a British landscape painter who traveled extensively in China, where his family had business interests. A contemporary advertisement for this book says that "the author was actually admitted to parts of the Imperial Palace never before opened to a European, and his work [in China] is absolutely unique."

Item #23366

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