Malval, Jean: RUES DE SHANGHAI: AU TEMPS DES CONCESSIONS. (The Streets of Shanghai at the Time of the Concessions). Verona, 1989. 92 pp. B/w photographs and 124 colour drawings. 26x26 cm. Cloth, dustjacket.
GBP 40.00
Most enjoyable work primarily for the 124 delightful colour drawings by Malval of Shanghai street trades and activities, each with a description. The trades range from 'maker of votive money' and 'seller of feather dusters' to 'street dentist' and 'seller of winter oranges'. Text in French.
Subjects: Shanghai Folk Customs
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 529 in printed List 199.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books,