Lot 154
  • 154

A Full Run of Israel’s Messenger, Shanghai: 1904-1941

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Description

28 volumes:

Vols. 1-12 (1904-1925) (11 5/8 x 5 5/8 in.; 295 x 220 mm).



Vols. 13-22 (1925-1935) (13 x 9 1/2 in.; 331 x 242 mm).



Vols. 23-28 (1935-1941) (13 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.; 336 x 242 mm).



Numerous issue covers printed on thick colored paper. Some staining or fading at edges; intermittent foxing, especially in earlier issues; episodic creasing; some pages, and at times full issues, loose; margins sometimes shaved; small tears in edges periodically throughout; sporadic tape repairs. Cloth over board of various sizes; some bindings somewhat cracked and/or worn; gilt title, volume number, and year on spine of each volume.

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