[CHINA]. BELL-IRVING. 'DIARY OF THE EWO PARTY UP-COUNTRY SHOOTING TRIPS IN THE YANGTSE VALLEY, CHINA. FROM SEASON 1874-75 TO 1890-90'. LONDON: ARMY & NAVY CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, 1890
6,000 - 8,000 USD
- 'Diary of the Ewo Party Up-Country Shooting Trips in the Yangtse Valley, China. From Season 1874-75 to 1890-90'. London: Army & Navy Co-operative Society, 1890
8vo (7 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.; 196 x 137mm). 170pp., 3 albumen prints (approximately 6 x 4 1/4 in.; 153 x 108mm) mounted onto leaves, head- and tailpieces; minor foxing, primarily to mount leaves, not affecting images. Contemporary full black morocco over stiff card, covers ruled in silver, upper cover with text in blindstamp, edges silvered, decorative endpapers; rebacked to style, edges rubbed. Later slipcase and chemise.