Item #15437 Honourable and Peculiar Ways. Peh Der CHEN, Ernest Bramah.

Honourable and Peculiar Ways. London: Hamish Hamilton, (1932).

First Edition. Harold W. Hailstone dustjacket art and illustrations. "First book of Chinese impressions of England; it is instructive as well as amusing to see ourselves through Oriental eyes". Forward by Ernest Bramah, author of the famous Max Carrados mystery novels. Includes chapters on Hollywood's characterization of the Chinese, Boxing, Motor Cars, Hunting, Night Clubs and English Law. Fabulous stylized illustrations by Hailstone. Near Fine, contemporary bookplate, in Very Good plus dustjacket, modest darkening to spine, mild shelf wear.

Price: $200.00

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