Tourist Pamphlet on Peking, to visitors on SS "Empress of Australia"
Tourist Pamphlet on Peking, to visitors on SS "Empress of Australia"

Tourist Pamphlet on Peking, to visitors on SS "Empress of Australia"

Peking: Ministry of Communications, Ca. 1935. Profusely illustrated tourist pamphlet titled in Chinese and with wood block pictorial wrappers, for western travelers. The rear wrapper printed with the text, "To the SS "Empress of Australia" Tourist Party, with the compliments of the Railway Through Traffic Administration, Ministry of Comunications, Peking".

Text description of the city of Peking in English, with information on the railroad, climate, time, and sightseeing. The key to maps in English and Chinese.

Small 8vo, printed sepia tone illustrations [10] pp, 7pp text, Key to Maps [IV]pp, 2 folding maps at rear, printed in black with blue and red highlights, advertisements [6]pp. Front wrapper printed in blue and black with wood block illustration of the city at night. String bound. A bit dusty at rear wrapper. Very good condition. Item #22771

Price: $225.00

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