Travel & Natural History | 21 March 2013
Thorbecke (Ellen) - People in China. Thirty-Two Photographic Studies from Life,
Sold for £320
People in China. Thirty-Two Photographic Studies from Life,
colour additional pictorial title bound in after p.14, 32 mounted or tipped-in photographic plates, ex-library copy with bookplate to front pastedown and ink stamp and to foot of 2 ff., small red ink stain to lower edge of last c.20 ff., a few spots, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, small ink number near foot of spine, water-stained, 4to, 1935.
⁂ A scarce work by this important German photo-journalist, who was wife to the Dutch Minister to China in the 1930s. Subjects include The Industrialist, The Pedlar, The Camel-Driver, The Concubine, The Mourning Trumpeters and The Cabbage-Vendor.
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