CHINA HURLEY (R.C.) Sixty Pictures of Canton, 1899
Lot 184
CHINA HURLEY (R.C.) Sixty Pictures of Canton, 1899
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HURLEY (R.C.) Sixty Pictures of Canton, 60 ALBUMEN PRINTS (all loose with minimal remnants of adhesion on verso, image size 108 x 150mm.), letterpress introduction and index pasted inside covers, publisher's pictorial boards (captioned "Pictures of Canton", lithographed by "The Oceania Litho., Hongkong"), rebacked, oblong 8vo, [Hongkong, R.C. Hurley, 1899]


  • SCARCE. "The collection of pictures here introduced is intended to convey a general impression of the various industries and institutions, ancient and modern, from the Old Kwong-ho Buddhist Temple, A.D. 250, to the beautiful Consulate building and Public Gardens on the French Concession, 1895" (Introduction).
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