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  1. Illustrations of China and its People.

    Illustrations of China and its People.

    A Series of Two Hundred Photographs, With Letterpress Description of the Places and People Represented.
    First edition, the deluxe edition in a variant publisher's binding. "My design in the accompanying work is to present a series of pictures of China and its people, such as shall convey an accurate impression of the country I traversed as well as of the arts, usages, and manners which prevail in different provinces of the Empire. With this intention I made the camera my constant companion of my wanderings, and to it I am indebted for the faithful reproduction of the scenes I visited, and of the types of races which I came into contact" (Thomson, introduction). Learn More
    £75,000

    Date of Publication: 1873

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 95456

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  2. Illustrations of China and its People.

    Illustrations of China and its People.

    A Series of Two Hundred Photographs, With Letterpress Description of the Places and People Represented.
    First edition. "My design in the accompanying work is to present a series of pictures of China and its people, such as shall convey an accurate impression of the country I traversed as well as of the arts, usages, and manners which prevail in different provinces of the Empire. With this intention I made the camera my constant companion of my wanderings, and to it I am indebted for the faithful reproduction of the scenes I visited, and of the types of races which I came into contact" (Thomson, introduction). Learn More
    £52,500

    Date of Publication: 1873

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 94042

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