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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 
'THE NATURALIST IN MANCHURIA'. TIENTSIN: TIENTSIN PRESS, 1922, 1923, 1930
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 
'THE NATURALIST IN MANCHURIA'. TIENTSIN: TIENTSIN PRESS, 1922, 1923, 1930
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 
'THE NATURALIST IN MANCHURIA'. TIENTSIN: TIENTSIN PRESS, 1922, 1923, 1930
5 volumes in 3, 8vo (10 3/16 x 7 1/2 in.; 258 x 184mm). 2 folding maps, 1 folding reproduction of a line drawing with separate text leaf, 12 reproductions of sketches, 3 mounted and colored, 136 photographic illustrations on 80 plates; minor offsetting, some foxing, closed marginal tear to folding sketch (vol. I), annotations in green pencil (vol. II), staining to boards (vol. III). Original pictorial green cloth stamped in black, top stained blue; edges rubbed, some fraying, edges foxed. Slipcase.
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Provenance

Franklin Brooke-Hitching (initials to front free endpaper; his sale, Sotheby's London, 30 September 2015, lot 1184)

Literature

Czech 'Asia', 196

Catalogue Note

First edition, the Brooke-Hitching copy. The five volumes of 'The Naturalist in Manchuria' include: I. Travel and Exploration, II. Mammals, III. Birds, IV. The Cold-Blooded Vertebrates and Tunicates of the Manchurian Region, and V. The Invertebrates and Flora of the Manchurian Region.

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