Hong Kong in Picture and Story.

STERICKER John and Veronica. Text and photographs (1953.)

£200.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Large 8vo. Original cloth, minor wear, but overall a very good copy. Endpapers decorated with a map and a plan of Hong Kong. 175pp. Hong Kong, Privately Printed, 

"A joint authorship often conceals a junior partner, who, having tagged along and done some of the donkey work, perhaps with a typewriter, can hardly be left out. Nothing could be more untrue of the contents of this book. This is a husband-and-wife combination in which, like two sportsmen out with guns, the proprietary rights of a certain bird have been observed but the bag at the end of the day is pooled." A beautiful photo-book with charming text. John Stericker had been interned in Stanley Camp during WW2. 

Stock Code: 224368

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