TEN DRAWINGS IN CHINATOWN by Ernest C. Peixotto. With Certain Observations By Robert Howe Fletcher

Ernest C. Peixotto. San Francisco [ CA ]: A. M. Robertson 1898. INCOMPLETE. [2 - blank], [1-limitation],[1-blank],[1-title],[1-copyright], 18 (text), [2-blank]. Overall plate size is 11 1/2 x 14 inches. Rear of portfolio has room for plates. One of 750 numbered copies. Small spot of dampstaing to base of text pages. INCOMPLETE with five of 10 plates (missing plates provided as small format facsimiles). Each plate has an image printed on thin tissue and glued down at 4 corners to larger thick board. Minor foxing to plates, some corners loose. The portfolio itself has staining to the boards and half-cloth spine panel but is sound, rubbed at corners. Lacks silk ribbons for tying portfolio closed. Good. Portfolio. [17207]


"Robert Howe Fletcher provides the text and Ernest C. Peixotto the drawings for this romanticized and somewhat condescending view of the Chinese and Chinatown in San Francisco. Their insider guide through Chinatown is Wong Sue." (Univ of California, Calisphere)

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