Soochow: The Garden City - F. R. Nance 1936 - Kelly &, Shanghai - First Edition A fine and exemplary example of this beautifully illustrated guide to the ‘Garden City’.

With twenty four black and white photographic plates of photographs by H. C. Wong and four folding maps, as well as a
Map of the Waterways Around Soochow highlighted in green and used as endpapers.

Florence Rush Nance (1875-1940) was an American teacher of mathematics and chemistry at the McTyeire School for Young Ladies in Shanghai (now the Shanghai No. 3 Girls' High School). She was the first woman to receive a degree in science from Vanderbilt. Nance also taught at Soochow University where her husband was President.
  Small octavo (book size 18.7x13cm), pp. [10] 76. In publisher’s cream paper spine and paper covered boards, front panel illustrated with brown image of Chinese building and lily ponds, with lettering in black, maps for endpapers in black and green. With ink stamp price of Y10.00 to rear panel.   Condition: Fine   Ref: 111579   Price: HK$ 6,000