Homer, Winslow (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 12-24- 1859. Double page black and white wood engraving consisting of four vignettes, 14 x 20 inches, centerfold, good condition: soft horizontal crease and half inch repaired tear at centerfold not noticeable from front. Item #28602
AIR INDIA - ROUTES OVER ASIA)
Air India. Copyright 1959. Color map 16 1/2 x 38 3/4 inches folding to pamphlet 8 1/4 x 4 inches, additional color maps on verso. Very good, clean condition. Of particular interest are the eight vertical sectional maps showing in detail sections of route from Great Britain to Sydney, Australia... Item #53696
CHINA - 1920s GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS)
Chinese Government Railways. Ca. 1921. Doublesided broadside sheet 14 x 15 1/2 inches folding to 7 x 4 inches, color lithographic covers, black and white map and photo illustrations. Wear along outside folds with three small spots of paper loss along one fold, toning to sheet, still good or better... Item #53979
CHINA - BEIJING / PEKING)
Parish, H.W. (mapmaker). B. Baker (engraver).
London. George Nicol. 1796. Copperplate engraved map, 17 1/4 x 13 inches (44 x 33 cm) on sheet 22 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches, light undulation to sheet, very good condition. Finely engraved and detailed map of two routes to Pekin (Beijing), along the... Item #53802
CHINA - BEIJING SUMMER OLYMPICS)
Beijing. Press Commission of the Chinese Olympic Committee? 2007. Very large wall calendar for 2007, 16 x 21 inches, printed on high quality paper featuring twelve color illustrations of venues (presumably most under construction) for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Text on cover page reads "One World One Dream... Item #53919
CHINA - BEIJING)
China Intourist. 1956. Booklet, color and black and white photo illustrations, color pictorial folding map tipped on last page, 30pp, 7 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches, color pictorial wrappers. Covers a trifle worn; very good condition. Many pictures of Peking of some 80 years ago, including: Institute for Nationality Minorities... Item #53443
CHINA - BEIJING)
Peping-Liaoning Railway. No date. Ca. 1930. Booklet, folding map (sheet 13 x 11 1/2 inches) tipped in to rear cover, illustrated throughout with black and white photo illustrations, 30pp, 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. Wear and light soiling to covers, few short edge tears; interior... Item #44630
CHINA - COINS & PAPER MONEY)
Basire, J. (engraved by).
No date. [ 1738]. Copper plate engravings, each 14 x 8 1/2 inches on sheet 16 x 10 inches. Couple of spots in the margin of one sheet, very good condition. Two sheets with illustrations of Chinese currency, including: "Certain coins, concerning which ye common People... Item #50790
CHINA - CUSTOMS - PITH PAINTING)
Painting (appears to be gouache on pith paper, but not examined outside the frame), matted with visible image 6 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches (16 x 25cm) framed with glass to 11 x 18 1/2 inches. Light foxing visible in the blank upper background; color is bright. A touching scene... Item #51044
CHINA - FESTIVALS)
Accordion folding album with wood covers with the Chinese character for good luck on the front cover, 8 x 6 inches (21 x 14.5 cm), 10 color paintings on fabric, each facing a descriptive page with text in Chinese and English. Very good condition. The festivals described and pictured are... Item #53947
CHINA - FORMOSA, ETC.) Sowerby, Arthur de C. et al.
Shanghai. North-China Daily News and Herald, Ltd. 02- 1927. Vol. VI. No. 2. Illustrated journal, 10 x 6 1/2 inches, color pictorial stiff card covers, illustrated in black and white, text pp. 57-110 plus pages i-xxxiv featuring advertisements. Fine condition. The Journal's cover lists the numerous and diverse topics it... Item #53728
CHINA - GREAT LEAP FORWARD)
Chicago. Time. 01-05- 1959. January 5, 1959 issue of the magazine, color and b/w ills, folio (14 x 10.5 inches), color pictorial wrappers as issued. Address label at lower left. Good condition. Cover photo: "New Generation Chinese at Anti-U.S. Rally". Coverage on China includes a photographic essay by Henri Cartier-Bresson... Item #29364
CHINA - GUANGZHOU & MACAO) Arnold, J. (Revised, re-written, and illustrated by).
Hong Kong. Hong Kong, Canton and Macao Steamboat Co. Ltd. and the China Navigation Co, Ltd. 1921. Tenth Edition. Booklet, illustrated throughout in black and white, 83pp, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches, pictorial wrappers, fine condition. Published to "furnish...reliable and accurate information concerning the sailings of the Companies' steamers... Item #53977
CHINA - INSET MAP OF CANTON / GUANGZHOU)
London. Illustrated London News. 07-24- 1858. Double page wood-engraved map, 20 1/2 x 14 inches on sheet 22 x 16 inches, centrefold as issued. Seven small binding holes along the centrefold, light toning to margins, good condition. There is a 5 x 6 inch Plan of Canton at the lower... Item #50251
CHINA - MACAU)
1949. Second Edition. Color pictorial / pictographic map, approx. 18 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches on sheet 19 x 24 inches with 2 small color maps, folding to 9 1/2 x 4 inches, text, color cover illustration and small color map on verso. Crinkling to central four panels, otherwise good... Item #39080
CHINA - MAP after JOHN TALLIS)
Part 36, individually issued, of "The Chinese Empire Historical and Descriptive." CONTAINING 1 MAP: China and Birmah.
Rapkin, J. (mapmaker). Wray A.H. (illus); J.B. Allen (engraved by).
New York. London Printing and Publishing Company. No date. Ca. 1850. MAP (black and white engraving, 11 x 14 1/2 inches folded as issued to 11 x 7 1/4 inches) tipped onto binding tab as frontispiece of this individually issued... Item #40094
CHINA - MYTHOLOGY)
London. George G. Harrap & Co. 1934. Reprint (first published 1922). 32 color plates, 453pp, glossary and index, 8 1/2 x 6 inches, decorative gilt embossed green cloth-covered boards, color decorative dustjacket. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down, scattered foxing to preliminary pages, but overall very good condition (the binding... Item #47737
CHINA - PEKIN / BEIJING)
A Sketch of a Journey from Zhe-Hol in Tartary by land to Pekin and from thence by water to Hang-Tchoo-Foo in China.
London. George Nicol. No date. [ 1797]. Copperplate engraved map, 25 x 17 1/2 (63 x 45 cm) on sheet 29 1/2 x 221/2 inches, centrefold, couple of light spots at right centre, light discoloration to sheet edges, light undulations to sheet, overall clean and in very good condition. An... Item #51574
CHINA - PEKING / BEIJING)
A Map and History of Peiping; formerly known as Peking... MAP WITH EXPLANATORY BOOKLET, SLIPCASE, & BUSINESS CARD FOR PEIYAN PRESS.
Dorn, Frank (cartographer).
Tientsin-Peiping. Peiyang Press. 1936. Tenth Printing 1948. Color lithograph pictorial / pictographic map, 31 3/4 x 28 inches (81 x 71 cm) on sheet 34 1/4 x 29 1/2 inches. Originally folded with a 3 inch split along upper horizontal fold, now archivally mounted on linen, very... Item #53813
CHINA - PEKING)
No date. Ca. 1929. Nine photos each 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches in small paper envelope marked "Hartung's Photoshop" in Peking. Very good condition. One photo is annotated on the verso "Silk paintings in shop windows at Chinese New Year. Peking. 1929." Two photos are of the Great Wall... Item #53961
CHINA - SHANGHAI)
Shanghai. G.A. Efron. No date. Ca. 1936. Black and white street map on sheet 14 1/4 x 19 inches folding into stiff card cover 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Covers lightly soiled, two pin sized holes to front cover; map in very good, clean condition. A particularly interesting map... Item #43784
CHINA - TRADES)
No date. Ca. early 1900s. Three paintings, 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches each, on thick card. Mat burn around edges and partial circular label adhered to mid upper edge of verso; otherwise good, clean condition. Attractive and delicately painted images of different trades, including a fisherman and boat, a.... Item #48514
CHINA - U.S. MARINES)
U.S. Marine Corps. 1939. Pamphlet, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches unfolding to 10 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches. Fine condition. A recruiting brochure for the U.S. Marines: "Join the U.S. Marines and follow the trail of adventure...You'll find them in the Virgin Islands, The Philippines, Guam and the mystical... Item #53944
CHINA -PEKING / BEIJING)
Editions cartographiques. 1957. Broadside, 30 x 21 inches folding to 7 x 5 inches, total of ten color maps. Some ink notations on maps, light wear to cover, couple of splits at fold ends, light stain to lower edge of cover, good condition. A most interesting collection of maps of... Item #53967
CHINA / ANTI-COMMUNISM - MOVIE)
Lloyd Friedgen and Rajkamal Kalamandir Studio. No date. Ca. 1955. TOTAL OF SIX lobby cards, each 11 x 14 inches. occasional pinholes in corners, one card has a 1 3/4 inch tear into right upper edge, one card has a light scratch across image (soldier bayonetting priest), overall good to... Item #53962