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  • Provenance

    Malta Garrison Library, Malta
    Christie's, London, 6 May 1993, lot 14

  • Literature

    Truthful Lens 168

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Illustrations of China and Its People. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs, with Letterpress Description of the Places and People Represented

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1873-1874. Complete set of four volumes illustrated with 219 collotypes on 96 leaves. Each collotype numbered in the negative; 'Malta Garrison Library' stamp on the reverse of each plate. Folio, maroon cloth covers with gilt title and decorations, leather spine.
Varying dimensions from 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (10.8 x 8.6 cm) to 9 x 11 3/4 in. (22.9 x 29.8 cm) or the reverse

Estimate
$15,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $25,000

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