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1930 Shanghai of To-Day Photo Book (50 Photos)


Shanghai of To-day. A Souvenir Album of Fifty Vandyke Gravure Prints of the 'Model Settlement'
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Title:    Shanghai of To-day. A Souvenir Album of Fifty Vandyke Gravure Prints of the 'Model Settlement'

Description:    An unusual discovery, this is the 1930 third edition of Shanghai of To-day. A Souvenir Album of Thirty-eight Vandyke Prints of the 'Model Settlement'. Following a short introduction by F. L. Hawkes Pott, the book features 50 tipped in photogravures offering various Shanghai street scenes and buildings. The book was a gift from Frank L. Hill to Captain A. P. Sprange, a known British military officer active in Shanghai between World War I and II. This volume is highly desirable is considered a staple for any collection of Old Shanghai imagery.

Date:    1930 (dated)

Size:   Printed area measures 10 x 12.5 inches (25.4 x 31.75 centimeters)

Condition:    Very good. Fifty tipped in photo plates, various sizes. Boards and spine exhibit some edgewear, else a fine example.

Code:   ShanghaiToday-kellywalsh-1930 (to order by phone call: 646-320-8650)

Tags:    Bund , Shanghai , Photo , China

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