The Moon Year - Juliet Bredon, Igor Mitrophanow 1927 - Kelly & Walsh Limited, Shanghai - First Edition Covering traditions, festivals and myths, with reference to the pull-out chart of the Chinese Moon year, illustrated with thirty eight black and white images and two colour plates, mostly from photographs of people and places in and around Peking.   This excellent reference work covers the Chinese calendar, the hundred Gods, Imperial ceremonies. The following Moon festivals covered: Bitter Moon, Holiday Moon, Budding Moon, Sleepy Moon, Peony Moon, Dragon Moon, Lotus Moon, Moon of Hungry Ghosts, Harvest moon, Chrysanthemum Moon, Kindly Moon, and White Moon.

Juliet Bredon was a British writer and resident of China, whose earlier travel book,
Peking, was regarded by foreigners of the time as the most comprehensive guide to the ancient city. She was also the niece and biographer of Sir Robert Hart, the prominent British consular official based in China.

References: Cross,
Born a Foreigner 12. Campbell, James Duncan Campbell xv.

Octavo (22.5 x16 cm). pp. xi [1] 514 xiii-xx. In publisher’s orange boards, illustration to front board in black, spine lettered in black, with illustrated endpapers.
  Condition: Very good, light staining to front corners of front and rear board rubbed, head and tail of spine bumped, small white stain to spine edges of text block toned.   Ref: 108812   Price: HK$ 1,800