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Lot Description

W SHELDON RIDGE: THE PROVINCES OF CHINA: A SURVEY OF THEIR ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL RESOURCES, Shanghai, 1910, “With a preface by Col C D Bruce, author of “In the Footsteps of Marco Polo””, 187, [1]pp, printed black and white map loosely inserted, “The property of the author” printed verso title page, original two-tone cloth gilt, not on COPAC + MALCOLM C SALAMAN: MASTERS OF THE COLOUR PRINT, 9, ELIZABETH KEITH, London, The Studio Ltd, 1933, from the library of W Sheldon Ridge with his decorative Oriental printed book plate to front paste down, 8 mounted coloured plates as called for, each with printed tissue guards depicting Seoul, Peking, Hong Kong, Soochow etc, quarto, original paper covered boards, printed paper labels to top board and spine, publishers printed review slip loosely inserted + an original typescript circa 1930s, 150+ pages, the content relating to the political, social and economic conditions in China and to Chinese history, foreign relations and civilisation, no author or title stated but presumably W Sheldon Ridge, manuscript sectional title pages “Preface, Introduction part i, Chapters i, ii, iii and iv”; “Part I chapter iv, Chinese civilisation”; “Part ii – the reconstruction of China – conclusion”, manuscript corrections and annotations throughout, oblong quarto, original cloth backed paper covered boards (3)

Est. Price £80 - £100

This lot achieved £310

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