OLD CHINATOWN: A BOOK OF PICTURES.; Text by Will Irwin. Arnold Genthe.
OLD CHINATOWN: A BOOK OF PICTURES.; Text by Will Irwin.

OLD CHINATOWN: A BOOK OF PICTURES.; Text by Will Irwin.

NY: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913. Genthe, Arnold. Enlarged second ed. 8vo., ix, 208 pp., 91 gravure plates. Gilt-embossed cloth. A few light spots of foxing on the endapers and adjacent leaves, else a very good copy. Item #51587

A prime example of the concealed miniature hand held camera used to document a society closed off from Western culture - a foreign city within the city of San Francisco. This enlarged edition contains twice as many images, and the printing quality of the photogravures is far superior to the halftones of the first edition.

Price: $300.00

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