Ensemble de deux ouvrages | 書籍兩套 | A group of two books
1,500 - 2,500 EUR
Property from a Dutch Family Collection
Ensemble de deux ouvrages
A group of two books
Comprenant: Herbert C. White, Peking The beautiful, Shanghai, 1927
Osvald Sirén, The walls and gates of Peking, London, [no date]
胡伯特·C·懷特 《燕京勝跡》 1927年
39,5 x 23,5 cm, 15½ by 9¼ in.;
28,5 x 22 cm, 11¼ by 8⅝ in.
39.5 x 23.5 公分， 15½x 9¼英寸、
28.5 x 22 公分， 11¼x 8⅝英寸
Peking The beautiful: There is wear to the cover and fraying and losses to the spine. The cover is faded with some humidity stains.The pages are yellowish, with some tiny losses along the edges, some tears, worm holes, some tiny expected stains and foxing.
The walls and gates of Peking : The spine is faded and there is wear to the cover. Some pages are torn with some losses along the edges and foxing. There are also large humidity stains throughout the book.
《燕京勝跡》一書封面見磨損， 書脊見缺損。 封面見褪色及霉垢。 頁面發黃， 頁邊數處見極輕微缺損， 數處見開裂， 蟲洞。 數處見污漬及斑點， 屬正常。
《北京的城牆和城門》一書書脊見褪色及磨損。 數頁面見撕裂， 頁邊見缺損及斑點。 通體見濕痕。
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Acquired in China by Drs. Roland van den Berg. Dutch diplomat and sinologist Roland van den Berg, posted in China as Third Secretary in the Office of the Netherlands Charge d'Affaires from 1962 to 1966. H.E. Roland van den Berg returned to China in 1986 and served as Dutch Ambassador to China from 1986 to 1992.
此拍品由Roland van den Berg先生得於中國。荷蘭外交官及漢學家Roland van den Berg先生於1962-66年以荷蘭外交部辦公室第三秘書的身份首次被派往中國，后又於1986年出任荷蘭駐中國大使，任期至1992年。