Sowerby, Arthur de Carle et al. ed: THE CHINA JOURNAL OF ARTS AND SCIENCE/THE CHINA JOURNAL. Shanghai, 1923-36. A total of 144 issues plus indexes. Various paginations. Numerous b/w plates and illustrations to each issue. 144 issues. 144 vols. 24x17 cm. Cloth & paper.
Originally published as 'The China Journal of Arts and Sciences'. From 1927 onwards simply called 'The China Journal'. A fascinating and worthy period Shanghai publication that contains many interesting and unique contributions to subjects relating to Chinese culture, arts, nature and science. In addition, this journal very much captures the flavour of Shanghai at the time with numerous advertisements giving an insight into expatriate life and concerns.
Six volumes per year were published with the sole exception of Volume 2 which had 12 issues. A near to complete run from 1923 - 36 comprising vols. 1-25 inclusive and a total of 144 issues.
Lacking Vol. 8:5, Vol. 10:5, Vol. 11:5, Vol. 12:1, Vol. 13:4&6 and Vol. 16:1-6.
Together with the index supplements for volumes 1-3, 5-18, 20, 22, 25-27.
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 555 in printed List 194.
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