Guide for Tourists to Peking and its Environs

Guide for Tourists to Peking and its Environs

Peking: Pei-T'ang Press, 1888. Original wrappers. First Edition. Tall 8vo.vi, [2], 7-52 pp. Folding sketch map of Peking and its environs. In English with occasional text in Chinese. Purple wrappers with black lettering. Lacking Plan of the City of Peking (facsimile copy of the plan laid in); rear wrapper cover missing; front cover fragile; foxing to folding sketch map; a good copy only of a scarce title. Item #18495

Scarce early guidebook to the city of Peking, with a key to the city plan listing 52 notable sites; general remarks on Peking; details on notable sites in Tatar City, Chinese City and close neighbourhood of Peking; and various excursions of some distance from the city.

Price: $350.00

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