CARTER, J. C. Familiar Chinese Faces. A Selection of Figure Studies of Everyday Life from Photographs by J. C. Carter.

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CARTER, J. C. Familiar Chinese Faces. A Selection of Figure Studies of Everyday Life from Photographs by J. C. Carter. Shanghai, McTavish, [c. 1910].

4to. Original cord-bound illustrated wrappers; title and 24 photographic images mounted on 18 sheets with printed captions and ornamental framework; wrappers a bit frayed, rubbed and spotted (but much less than previously encountered); internally clean and fresh.
Very rare sole edition of this photographic documentation of mainly rural China, trades, crafts, children and farm animals at work. - Both OCLC and COPAC locate copies at SOAS, Stanford and University of Victoria (Canada); KVK adds one copy, in Switzerland.

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