Peking: A Historical and Intimate Description of its Chief Places of Interest - Juliet Bredon 1922 - Kelly & Walsh, Shanghai - Second edition, revised and enlarged The revised and enlarged edition of this important early travel guide to the sights and history of Peking, considered by foreigners as an essential guide at the time.

Profusely illustrated with six folding maps and plans, including ‘
Dr. Bretschneider's Map of Peking, showing Surroundings of the Capital’ to the rear, 24 black and white photographic plates mostly by A. J. Waller, and engravings in the text.
  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.

Provenance: G. H. Owen.

References: Cross,
Born a Foreigner 12.

Octavo (15.5 x 23 cm). pp. [2] x [4] 523 [1]. Publisher’s orange cloth binding (also published in a delicate orange silk), black lettering and black and gilt block of a temple to upper cover, black lettering to spine, orange and white decorative endpapers, orange top stain.
  Condition: Very good plus, sunning to spine, closed tear at tab to onen folding map and to upper edge of large map at rear, rear hinge starting.   Ref: 108898   Price: HK$ 1,800