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.
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.
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