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Lot 0062
Author: Catleen, Ellen
Title: Peking Studies
Place Published: Shanghai
Publisher:Kelly & Walsh
Date Published: 1934

87 pp. Illustrated from gravure photographs and drawings, some in color (incl. full-page map), by Catleen and Schiff. Folio 37½x26 cm (14¾x10¼") tan and red cloth, photographic color label. First Edition.

Ellen Catleen was wife of the Dutch ambassador to China in the 1930's. Originally taken with a Roliflex camera, Catleen's sensuous gravure photographs perfectly compliment the charming drawings by Schiff. Rare.


Front panel of jacket laid-in loose (with taped repairs). Slight bowing to covers, faint dampstaining to upper front cover, else very good.

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Peking Studies with Photos by Catleen and Drawings by

Estimate $800 - $1,200Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA