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    Lot of Two Books on Chinese Gardens and Dogs including:
    V.W.F. Collier Dogs of China & Japan in Nature and Art. (London: William Heinemann, 1921), first edition, 207 pages, 10 illustrations in color, many illustrations in text, original green cloth with gilt titles and decorations, 4to (9" x 11.5"), foxing to preliminary pages, front hinge just starting to crack, small tears to cloth at the head and foot of spine, light spotting to front boards, significant spotting to rear boards, bumped corners, else very good.
    Osvald Sirén Gardens of China. (New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1949), first edition, 141 pages, 11 color plates, 208 black-and-white plates, original green cloth boards with gilt titles, in a purpose made slipcase, folio (9.5" x 12.25"), former owner's book plate on the ffep, book near fine, slip case separated in spots and shelf worn.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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