Swallow, R. W: SIDELIGHTS ON PEKING LIFE. Peiping, 1930. xviii, 135 pp. Map. 50 plates with over 100 photographic illustrations. 26x19 cm. Cloth.
A very rare item on Peking covering the lesser-known aspects of the city and its life. Sections on: A City of Pleasure, The Hutungs and Inhabitants, Street Vendors, Pawnshops, Middlemen and Money Lenders, Gates, Street Names and Places of Interest, Feasts and Restaurants and more. Slight marks and wear to covers. Good, clean condition inside.
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 650 in printed List 193.
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