Celebrities of the Shanghai Turf.

MADSEN Juel (1923].)

£850.00 

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First and only edition. 54 plates with printed captions. 4to. Original publisher's oversized brown wrappers with a tipped-in plate. Minor creasing and light wear to cover, but overall a very good copy. Unpaginated. [110]pp. Shanghai, Privately Printed, [

Containing 54 full page portraits of prominent members of the Shanghai community, by the Danish artists Juel Madsen, and Edmund Toeg, with an introduction by A. W. "Bertie" Burkill, Steward of the Shanghai Race Club. The illustrations consist of 33 individual portraits of members of the Shanghai Race Club, Shanghai Paper Hunt Club, and International Recreation Club, beginning with G. H. Stitt, then Chairman of the Shanghai Racing Club; 5 group sketches of Shanghai Race Club and Paper Hunt Club; 2 group sketches of the Shanghai Volunteer Corps; 2 horses; and 12 caricatures by Edmund Toeg. Rare. Only three copies in OCLC.

Stock Code: 231352

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