An original, first edition copy of C. Montalto de Jesus's Historic Shanghai of 1909, in near-fine condition. Published by the Shanghai Mercury Limited, the book has blue cloth covers with gilt lettering, 257 pages with several foldouts and maps, plus 25 photographic illustrations.
De Jesus' study is one of the earliest broad-reaching publications on the history of the great city of Shanghai in English. See photo of contents and illustrations pages for content coverage. This book is very fresh!Clean covers, gilt lettering not rubbed, very minor cloth wear on tip of front lower corner, slight warping/raising of the cloth on top left corner area (see photo). Some writing on the title page, including the name of the first owner and a date of May, 1909.
Other pages clean and bright, binding tight. The item "RARE ANTIQUE BOOK ON CHINA Historic Shanghai 1st Edition! (Chinese Studies)" is in sale since Monday, March 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "scholarslibrary" and is located in Watertown, New York.
This item can be shipped to United States.