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Lot 0465
Heading: (China, etc.)
Author: Various Authors
Title: Ten books related to travel in China and Mongolia
Place Published: Various places
Publisher:Various publishers
Date Published: Various dates

Highlights include works on court life in Imperial China, a firsthand account of the Boxer Rebellion, a book on Manchuria printed in Japan the year before the Japanese invasion, and a true-life adventure by Peter Fleming the elder brother of the man who brought us 007.


  • Headland, Isaac Taylor; Court Life in China. Revell, 1909, New York. 

  • Weale, B.L. Putnam; Indiscreet Letters from Peking. Dodd Mead & Co., 1910, New York.

  • Kendall, Elizabeth; A Wayfarer in China. Houghton Mifflin, 1913. Boston. 

  • Cooper, Elizabeth; My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard. Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1914, New York. 

  • Alsop, Gulielma F.; My Chinese Days. Little, Brown, 1918, Boston.

  • Andrews, Roy Chapman and Yvette Borup Andrews; Camps and Trails in China. D. Appleton and Company, 1920, New York.

  • Princess Der Ling; Old Buddha. Dodd, Mead & Co., 1936.

  • Kinney, Henry W.; Manchuria Today. Hamada Printing Co., 1930, Dairen.

  • Wu Yung; The Flight of an Empress. Yale University Press, 1936, New Haven. 

  • Fleming, Peter; News From Tartary: A Journey from Peking to Kashmir. Jonathan Cape, 1936, London. 


General wear to covers, toning to some volumes as would be expected.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

Travels narratives in China

Estimate $300 - $500Aug 23, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA