Sidelights on Peking Life. Robert W. SWALLOW, Hardy JOWETT, introduction.

Sidelights on Peking Life.

Peking: China Booksellers, 1927. [China] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (26 x 19cm), pp.xviii; 135 [5]. With a (very rough) map of the city and 25 double-sided black and white photographic plates. Publisher's red cloth with black titles to spine and upper. Illustrated bookplate of George H. Danton to front pastedown. Quite heavily browned throughout. Rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners. Very good. A rare and engagingly written book illuminating many details of daily Pekinese life for a western audience. Item #57565

Price: £275.00

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