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The Walls and Gates of Peking. by  Osvald Siren - Signed First Edition - 1924 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 27086)

The Walls and Gates of Peking.

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The Walls and Gates of Peking.

by Siren, Osvald

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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About This Item

New York: Orientalia, 1924. First edition of this work limited to 800 copies. Quarto, original half cloth, over papered boards. brown morocco label to the spine. Title page printed in red and black, folding map, 128 photogravures on 109 plates, 53 plans and elevations. In excellent condition with some rubbing to the bottom cloth. and light rubbing to the extremities. Rare.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
27086
Title
The Walls and Gates of Peking.
Author
Siren, Osvald
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Orientalia
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1924
Keywords
Osvald Siren First Edition, The Walls and Gates of Peking First Edition
Bookseller catalogs
Art and Architecture;

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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